Current Affairs of July 2022

The former director of the Duke Center for International Development who has been appointed as Chief Economist of the World Bank GroupIndermit Gill
The indigenously built (76%) aircraft carrier which has been delivered to the Indian Navy by its manufacturer Cochin Shipyards LtdINS Vikrant
India’s first passenger-drone with payload of 130 kg and range of 25 km, unveiled by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is namedVaruna
The former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and member of United National Party who has been sworn in as its 9th PresidentMr. Ranil Wickremesinghe
The leader of Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) party of Sri Lanka who has been sworn in as its new Prime MinisterShri Dinesh Gunawardena
The state in which India’s first AI-powered digital Lok Adalat was launched during the 18th All India Legal Services Authorities meetRajasthan
The Governor of Manipur who has been assigned the additional charge as the Governor of West Bengal, following the resignation of Shri Jagdeep DhankarShri La. Ganesan
The Indian shooter who has become the first Indian to win a gold medal in the men’s skeet event at the ISSF World Cup in Changwon, South KoreaMairaj Ahmad Khan
The district of Madhya Pradesh which has been declared India’s first Certified ‘Har Ghar Jal’ districtBurhanpur
The African country which has reported the first case of Marburg virus in the world in recent timesGhana
The places in India which have figured in TIME magazine’s 50 extraordinary destinations to explore in its list of the World’s Greatest Places of 2022Ahmedabad and Kerala
The Indian state which has reported the first case of Monkey Pox in IndiaKerala
The Indian ghazal singer, playback singer and a guitarist who passed away on 18 July 2022Bhupinder Singh
The Sindhughosh class of submarine of the Indian Navy, which was decommissioned after 35 years of her service to the nation on 16 JulyINS Sindhudhvaj
The Indian badminton player who has won the Singapore Open 2022 Women’s Singles title defeating Wang Zhiyi of China in the finalsP.V. Sindhu
The mascot launched by the Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) for empowering consumers and generating awareness of their rights is namedJagriti
The former Chairman of Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd, also known as the father of Indian Internet and Data Services, who passed away on 09 July 2022Shri B.K. Syngal
The Indian state in which the week-long annual Kharchi Festival is being held from 07 July 2022Tripura
The Union Minister of Women and Child Development who has taken over additionally as Union Minister of Minority Affairs following the resignation of Shri Mukhtar Abbas NaqviSmt Smriti Irani
The Union Minister of Civil Aviation who has taken over additionally as Union Minister of Steel following the resignation of Shri Ramchandra Prasad Singh on completion of his Rajya Sabha termShri Jyotiraditya Scindia
The place in Andhra Pradesh where a 30-ft statue of Alluri Sitarama Raju was inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiBhimavaram
The new President of Philippines who has taken over from outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte on 30 June 2022Ferdinand Marcos Jr
The Indian cricketer who has broken Brian Lara’s record for scoring the most runs in an over in tests by scoring 35 runs in a single over against England bowler Stuart BroadJasprit Bumrah
The contestant from Karnataka who has been crowned Femina Miss India 2022 at the beauty pageant held at Jio Convention center in MumbaiMs. Sini Shetty
The new and 14th Prime Minister of Israel who has taken over from the outgoing Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on 01 July 2022Mr. Yair Lapid
The Indian Olympian who has won the Silver medal at Stockholm Diamond League, Sweden and also broken his own national record of 89.30 meters with a throw of 89.94 metersNeeraj Chopra
The place at which India’s largest floating Solar Power Project has become operational with the commercial operation of the final part capacity of 20 MW out of 100 MW capacityRamagundam, Telangana

Smt Droupadi Murmu

15th President of India

Assumed office: 25 July 2022

Born: 20 June 1958

Place of birth: Uparbeda (Mayurbhanj dist, Odisha)

Two times MLA in Odisha

9th Governor of Jharkhand from 1915 to 1921

68th National Film Awards 2020

#Name of the AwardName of the FilmAwardees
1.Best Feature FilmSoorarai Pottru (Tamil)Director: Sudha Kongara
2.Award for Best Debut Film of a DirectorMandela (Tamil)Director: Madonne Ashwin
3.Best Popular FilmTanhaji :The Unsung Warrior (Hindi)Director: Om Raut
4.Most Film Friendly StateMadhya Pradesh
5.Best Film on Social IssuesFuneral (Marathi)Director: Vivek Dubey
6.Best Film on Environment Conservation/PreservationTaledanda (Beheading a Life) (Kannada)Director: Praveen Krupakar
7.Best Children’s FilmSumi (Marathi)Director: Amol Vasant Gole
8.Best Hindi FilmTulsidas JuniorDirector: Mridul Toolsidas
9.Best DirectionAyyappanum Koshiyum (Malayalam)Director: Sachidanandan KR
10.Best ActorSuriya for Soorarai Pottru and Ajay Devgan for Tanhaji
11.Best ActressAparna Balamurali for Soorarai Pottru
12.Best Male Playback SingerRahul Deshpande for Mi Vasantrao
13.Best Female Playback SingerNanchamma for Ayyappanum Koshiyum
14.Best Book on CinemaThe Longest KissAuthor: Kishwar Desai

Fields Medal 2022

Awarded to Mathematicians by the International Mathematical Union.

  1. Hugo Duminil-Copin (France)
  2. June Huh (USA)
  3. James Maynard (UK)
  4. Maryna Viazovska (Ukraine)

States Ranking Index for NFSA

Implementation of the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) under the National Food Security Act (NFSA)

General Category States

RankState
1.Odisha
2.Uttar Pradesh
3.Andhra Pradesh

Special Category (NE states, Himalayan states, and the Island Regions)

RankState
1.Tripura
2.Himachal Pradesh
3.Sikkim

Wimbledon 2022

TitleWinnerRunner-up
Gentlemen’s SinglesNovak Djokovic (Serbia)Nick Kyrgios (Australia)
Ladies’s SinglesElena Rybakina (Kazakhstan)Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)
Gentlemen’s DoublesMatthew Ebden and Max Purcell (Australia)Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic (Croatia)
Ladies’s DoublesBarbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková (Czech Republic)Elise Mertens (Belgium) and Zhang Shuai (China)
Mixed DoublesNeal Skupski (UK) and Desirae Krawczyk (USA)Matthew Ebden and Samantha Stosur (Australia)