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07th May 2022

National News


Train services between Bihar's Kosi & Mithila resume after 88 yrs

Train services between Bihar's Kosi and Mithila, which had stopped following the 1934 earthquake, have been restored after 88 years with the launch of a passenger train between Jhanjharpur and Nirmali. The train was virtually flagged off by Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Saturday. The train services will reduce the distance between Jhanjharpur to Saharsa by about 100 km.

India embarks on the ‘World’s Largest’ Film Restoration Project 

Information and Broadcasting Minister, Anurag Thakur said that an amount of Rs 363 crore has been allotted for the world’s largest film restoration project under the National Film Heritage Mission.  The mission was launched in 2016 with an outlay of 597 crore rupees. It aims at preserving, restoring and digitizing the cinematic heritage. The Minister informed that the process of restoring over 5900 short films, documentaries and features is underway.  He said this exercise carried out by the National Film Archive of India proves to be one of the world’s biggest restoration, conservation, preservation and digitization process undertaken.  The Minister also held a meeting to review the functioning of the Film and Television Institute of India, FTII and deliberated on the vision of taking FTII to international standards of excellence. Mr Thakur said FTII should nurture entrepreneurial skills and equip students to launch startups in film and television productions.

NCRTC to receive India's first Regional Rapid Transit System train set at Salvi

At Alstom's Savli project in Gujarat, the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) will receive India's first semi-high-speed train set for Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS). Manoj Joshi, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, will be present at the occasion.  The RRTS train sets are produced under the Make in India initiative and can reach a top speed of 180 kilometres per hour. The train will be transported to Duhai Depot in Uttar Pradesh, where it will be repaired and operated.  Cushioned seating, laptop-mobile charging, luggage racks, and a dynamic route map are among the modern commuter-centric features of the completely air-conditioned train.  The NCRTC is in charge of putting India's first RRTS corridor between Delhi and Meerut into action. The 82-kilometre-long route is now under construction. The 17-kilometre priority segment between Sahibabad and Duhai is expected to be operational by 2023, with the entire corridor completed by 2025.

Haryana launched ‘Vehicle Movement Tracking System’ mobile app

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has launched a Vehicle Movement Tracking System (VMTS) mobile app to track the vehicles carrying sand and other mining material. The app will be used at different checkpoints in all the districts of Haryana.  All vehicle details including vehicle type, vehicle number, moving from, moving to, and driver details will be stored in it. The non-registered individual will not be permitted to enter the zone of sand mining.  This App has been designed and developed in-house by National Informatics Centre, Haryana. The app will be used at different checkpoints in all the districts of Haryana and vehicle details —like vehicle number, vehicle type, moving from, moving to — along with driver details, like name, driver mobile number and driver license number will be punched into it.  If the vehicle is to move between source and destination checkpoints, then officials can mark the vehicle exit from the originating check post as an interim exit and at the destination checkpoint it will be marked as a final exit.

UP villages to get free high-speed internet connectivity

Uttar Pradesh government will provide free wi-fi facilities at more than 58 thousand places in the villages of the state. This internet facility will be available for the people within 50 meters of the Gram Sachivalaya (village secretariat) building which is being built in every Gram Panchayat of the state.  In order to make every village a smart village, high-speed internet connectivity will be provided to the village secretariats and a free high-speed Wi-Fi internet facility will be provided to the villagers within a radius of 50 meters of the village secretariat building. The process of establishment of village secretariats in 58,189-gram panchayats of the state is going on continuously.

Raid at IAS officer's CA's home reveals ₹17 crore in cash in J'khand, video viral

A viral video has shown hordes of cash discovered during a raid at the house of a CA linked to Jharkhand Mining Secretary Pooja Singhal. The raid by Enforcement Directorate officials on Friday was carried out in connection with the alleged diversion of MGNREGA funds. Over ₹17 crores were recovered during the raid at the Ranchi-based CA's hous


Ministry of Skill Development signs MoU with ISRO to begin its Training Program 

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) signs an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Indian Space Research Organisation with the goal of upskilling the technical workforce at the Department of Space of ISRO. Shri Rajesh Aggarwal, Secretary MSDE, and Shri S. Somanath, Secretary Department of Space/ Chairman ISRO, signed the MoU.  The initiative aims to establish a formal framework for short-term courses to provide training for the skill development and capacity building of ISRO technical professionals in the space domain in the country, in accordance with industry requirements. Over the next five years, more than 4000 ISRO technical professionals will be taught in the programme.




Emmanuel Macron sworn in as French President for second term

Emmanuel Macron was on Saturday sworn in as President of France for a second term at a ceremony at the Elysee Palace, followed by the firing of canons at the Invalides gardens. Macron said his second term would be "new" and not merely a continuation of the first. Macron had defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen to win the election.



Anonymity is an 'inherent risk' in use of blockchain tech: FM Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said anonymity is an "inherent risk" in use of blockchain technology and urged people to take precaution in future with a rise in the use of this technology. Calling distributed ledger technology (DLT) "beautiful", she added, "Unless we...guard ourselves against that anonymous element...we'll be exposing ourselves much more than...we would've imagined."

HDFC hikes home loan rates by 30 bps after RBI's repo rate hike

HDFC on Saturday raised its Retail Prime Lending Rate (RPLR) on home loans by 30 basis points, which will be effective from May 9. Earlier, the lender had increased its benchmark lending rate by 5 basis points. Notably, the Reserve Bank of India hiked the repo rate by 40 basis points earlier this week.

Govt may privatise one of its 3 general insurers after LIC IPO launch: Report

After the launch of LIC's IPO, the Centre may privatise one of its general insurance companies this year, said a report. It detailed that by the time LIC is listed on stock exchanges, the government will start work to identify one of its three general insurers, namely, National Insurance Co., United India Insurance Co. and Oriental India Insurance for privatisation.



PNB hikes interest rates on select term deposits by up to 60 bps

Punjab National Bank (PNB) will increase interest rates on term deposits in selected buckets by up to 60 basis points with effect from today. It has also increased the repo-linked lending rate (RLLR) from 6.5% to 6.9% with effect from June 1 for existing customers. The move comes after several banks raised interest rates following the RBI's repo rate hike.


Defence News


BRO celebrates its 62nd raising day on 7th May 

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was founded on 7th May 1960 as a leading road construction agency under the Ministry of Defence with Shramena Sarvam Sadhyam (everything is achievable through hard work) as its motto. On 7 May 2022 BRO celebrated its 62nd Raising Day (foundation day).  It is a leading road construction agency under the Ministry of Defence.  Its primary role is to provide road connectivity in India’s border areas. It also creates upgrades and maintains infrastructure along borders to meet India’s overall tactical and strategic goals.

Schemes News

SC appointed panel for the recovery of money from NSEL defaulters

The Supreme Court of India formed a high-level committee, headed by retired Bombay High Court Judge Pradeep Nandrajog, for recovery of money from the defaulters against whom the National Spot Exchange (NSEL) has secured money decrees.  NSEL has already secured decrees and arbitration awards of Rs 3,534 crores against the defaulters. Further, defaulters’ liabilities of Rs 760 crores have already been crystallised by the committee appointed by the Bombay High Court.

Summits and Conferences News

Prime Minister Modi addresses the JITO Connect 2022 launching session

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi used video conferencing to address the opening session of the Jain International Trade Organisation's JITO Connect 2022.  In his remarks, the Prime Minister referred to the spirit of Sabka Prayas in the topic of the programme, saying that the world is looking at India's development resolutions as a method of attaining its objectives. Whether it's for global peace, worldwide wealth, solutions to global difficulties, or the development of the global supply chain, the world looks to India with hope.  The prestigious JITO Connect 2022 - One of the World's Largest and Most Desired Global Summits, a 3-day power packed Summit that is set to take people on a journey to Unravel the Future and embrace Change, the only constant, is set to take people on a journey to Unravel the Future and embrace Change, the only constant It will provide unsaid stories, thoughts, and discoveries that will encourage everyone to grasp other perspectives and see the big picture.


'Enterprise India National Coir Conclave 2022' inaugurated by MSME Minister Narayan Rane

The 'Enterprise India National Coir Conclave 2022' was inaugurated at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, by Union Minister for MSME Shri Narayan Rane and Minister of State for MSME Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, as well as several State Ministers and top officials.  The coir sector employs more than 7 lakh people in rural parts of coconut-growing states. Even more intriguing, 80 percent of these artists are women, although output has so far been limited to the country's southern coconut-producing States/UTs.  The Ministry of MSME plans to expand coir production in other states around the country, and that the government has taken several measures to popularise the use of coir for consumer and industrial purposes, particularly as a substitute for many non-degradable materials.  Coir industry awards were presented to 44 coir and coir products manufacturing/exporting entities at this event.  Coir Board also unveiled new coir products such as a coir composite fruit bowl, a geo-textile shadow lamp, coir buttons, coir auto mirror covers, a flat rectangular tray, and a certificate holder, as well as the publication of the Manual of Coir Technologies, Books on Coir Pith, Geo-textiles, and Coir Floor Furnishing.

Ranks and Reports News

India logs 6.2 percent increase in death rate as per CRS during 2020

The Civil Registration System (CRS) report 2020, based on birth and death reports, has been released by the central government. According to the data, the number of registered births declined from 2.48 crore in 2019 to 2.42 crore in 2020, representing a 2.40 percent decrease.  According to the Vital Statistics of India based on the Civil Registration System's report for 2020, the number of registered deaths increased by 6.2 percent from 76.4 lakh in 2019 to 81.2 lakh in 2020.  Males account for 60.2 percent of all registered deaths, while females account for 39.8 percent.  Maharashtra, Bihar, Gujarat, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Assam, and Haryana are among the states and union territories that have contributed considerably to the increase in deaths from 2019 to 2020.  The number of births and deaths included in the study are factual figures collected from roughly 3 lakh registration units across the country, according to NITI Aayog Member(Health) Dr. V K Paul.  CRS is a system for recording births, deaths, and stillbirths that is universal, continuous, mandatory, and permanent.  The Registration of Birth and Death Act (RBD) of 1969 governs the registration of births and deaths.

Sports News


Avinash Sable becomes fastest Indian to run 5,000 metres, breaks 30-year-old record

Runner Avinash Sable has become the fastest Indian to run 5,000 metres. The 27-year-old achieved the feat by clocking 13:25.65 at the Sound Running Track Meet in the US. He broke the national record set by Bahadur Prasad, who had clocked 13:29.70 in June 1992 at Barcelona Olympics. Sable finished 12th at the meet in San Juan Capistrano.

Brisbane Olympics 2032 is a big event for whole Pacific region: IOC Prez

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has said that the Brisbane Olympics 2032 is a big event for the "whole Pacific region". "I can say because I have been travelling in the meantime in the Pacific," Bach said. "But what is's everywhere, it's great anticipation of these (Olympic) Games. They are all excited, they are all motivated," Bach added.


Important Days

World Athletics Day 2022 Celebrates on 7th May

World Athletics Day is celebrated every year globally on the 7th of May to raise awareness about the importance of fitness and encourage them to play sports, especially athletics. The basic objective of World Athletics Day is to boost the participation of youths in athletics.  The World Athletics Day gave a chance to schools, colleges and various other institutions to promote their children's interests in various other sports from running to shot put and various other sports which require stamina.  In 1996, World Athletics Day was started by the then International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) President Primo Nebiolo. The World Athletics federation and an international governing body for the field of athletics, IAAF, organises and sponsors this day every year since then, with a focus on fitness and health.

World Red Cross Day observed on 8th May

World Red Cross Day is observed globally on 8th May every year. The day aims to broaden the public’s understanding of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.  Red Crescent Societies are affiliated and work in cooperation with the World Red Cross to assist in the activities of the movement. National Red Crescent societies and Red Cross Societies are found in almost every nation worldwide.  Henry Dunant was born on 8th May, 1828 and also was the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. World Red Cross Day is also known as World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. In 1863, Henry Dunant established the Red Cross Committee International in Geneva, Switzerland.

Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War


Every year during May 8-9, the United Nations marks the Time of Remembrance and reconciliation for those who lost their lives during the Second World War. The day pays tribute to all the victims of the Second World War. This year is the 77th Anniversary of World War II.  On 2 March 2010, by resolution 64/257, the General Assembly invited all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system, non-governmental organizations and individuals to observe 8-9 May in an appropriate manner to pay tribute to all victims of the Second World War.  A special solemn meeting of the General Assembly in commemoration of all victims of the war was held in the second week of May 2010, marking the sixty-fifth anniversary of the end of the Second World War.


Actor Mohan Juneja, who featured in 'KGF', passes away aged 54

Actor and comedian Mohan Juneja, who featured in both parts of 'KGF', passed away aged 54 on Saturday at a private hospital in Bengaluru. Juneja, who hailed from Karnataka's Tumakuru district, was suffering from a prolonged illness. He worked in over 100 movies in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi languages.

Army major falls off cliff during anti-terror operation in J&K's Uri; dies

Indian Army Major Raghunath Ahlawat, 34, reportedly died after falling off a steep cliff during a counter-infiltration operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri on Thursday. He was leading the operation near the Line of Control in Baramulla when he slipped due to bad weather and fell in a 60-metre-deep ravine. He died on the way to the hospital, officials said



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