1st August 2022 Current Affairs

1st August 2022 Current Affairs

1st August 2022 Current Affairs

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1. 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 Open in Chennai, Tamil Nadu:

  • Held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Tamil Nadu
  • Held from July 28 to August 9, 2022, in Mamallapuram.
  • The Chess Olympiad which has been held annually since 1927
  • Held in India for the First time.
  • The First Chess Olympiad was held in London, United Kingdom.
  • FIDE Headquarters – Switzerland

2. Gun Hill:

  • Point 5140 at Dras, in the Kargil sector, was renamed “Gun Hill” to commemorate the victory of the Indian Armed Forces in “Operation Vijay 1999”.
  • Point 5140 is a strategically important mountain peak in the Dras sector, Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas – Observed on 26 July every year.
  • Operation Vijay in 1961: IAF liberated Goa from Portuguese rule in 1961.
  • December 19 – The Liberation Day of Goa.

3. Books & Authors:

S.No.

Book Name Author
1 The Journey of a Nation: 75 Years of Indian Economy Sanjaya Baru
2 The Light We Carry Michelle Obama
3 Riding the De(Mon) Murali Raghavan
4 World Economy: A Millennial Perspective Angus Maddison

4. Zimbabwe launched gold coins as legal tender to tackle Inflation.

5. Kerala Leads in Hosting Legislative Sessions in 2021:

  • Karnataka – 2nd Place
  • Tamil Nadu – 3rd Place

6. Conference on Drug Trafficking:

  • Inaugurated by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
  • At Chandigarh.

7. Ex VINBAX 2022:

  • 3rd India – Vietnam Bilateral Army Exercise.
  • Begins in Haryana.

8. Ex AL NAJAH – IV:

  • 4th India – Oman Joint Military Exercise
  • Begins in Rajasthan

9. Savitri Jindal – Asia’s Richest Woman:

  • As per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index
  • She surpassed China’s Yang Huiyan

10. Commonwealth Games 2022:

  • Indian Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won India’s first Gold Medal in the Women’s 49 Kg weightlifting category.
  • Bindiyarani Devi – Silver Medal – 55kg
  • Jeremy Lalrinnunga – Gold Medal in Men’s 67 Kg
  • Achinta Sheuli – Gold Medal in Men’s 73 Kg
  • Commonwealth Games 2022 is being held in Birmingham, England.

11. World Breastfeeding Week:

  • Observed from August 1 to August 7
  • Theme 2022 – “Step Up for Breastfeeding: Educate and Support”
  • Observed since 1992

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