Brief Current Affairs of September 2022

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21.04.1926 - 08.09.2022

Queen of U.K. from 06 February 1952 to 08 September 2022

Predecessor: King George VI (father)

Successor: King Charles III (eldest son)

Longest serving British monarch with 70 years and 214 days on throne.

US Open 2022

Edition: 142nd

Men's SinglesCarlos Alcaraz (Spain)Casper Rudd (Norway)
Women's SinglesIga Swiatek (Poland)Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)
Men's DoublesRajeev Ram (USA) and Joe Salisbury (United Kingdom)Wesley Koolhof (Netherlands) and Neal Skupski (UK)
Women's DoublesBarbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova (Czech Rep.)Caty Mcnally and Taylor Townsend (USA)
Mixed DoublesStorm Sanders and John Peers (Australia)Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium) and Edouard Roger-Vasselin (France)

Right Livelihood Awards 2022

Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman for promoting peace, demilitarisation and human rights in Somalia in the face of terrorism and gender-based violence.

Oleksandra Matviichuk and the Center for Civil Liberties (CCL) for building sustainable democratic institutions in Ukraine and modelling a path to international accountability for war crimes.

Cecosesola (network of community organisations) of Venezuela for establishing an equitable and cooperative economic model as a robust alternative to profit-driven economies.

Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) for their courageous work for climate justice and community rights violated by extractivist energy projects in Uganda.

Global Innovation Index 2022

Released by: World Intellectual Property Organisation

2.United States40.India
3.Sweden85.Sri Lanka
4.United Kingdom87.Pakistan

National Tourism Awards 2018-19

Best State/U.T. Comprehensive Development of Tourism (Rest of India)

1. Uttarakhand 2. Maharashtra 3. Telangana

Best Tourist Friendly Airport in Class X Cities: Kolkata

Best Tourist Friendly Railway Station: Secunderabad

Best Heritage City: Ahmedabad

Introduction of Cheetah in India

Released on: 17 Sep 2022

Number of cheetahs brought: 08 (5 female and 3 male)

Country from which they were brought: Namibia

National Park in which introduced: Kuno-Palpur National Park (KNP) in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district

Cheetah was declared extinct from India in: 1952

Scientific name of cheetah introduced in India: Acinonyx jubatus jubatus

Scientific name of cheetah extinct from India: Acinonyx jubatus venaticus

Names of cheetahs: Aasha, Sasha, Siyaya, Tbilisi and Savannah (females), Freddie, Elton and Oban (males)

Human Development Index 2022

Released by: UNDP

Total number of countries ranked: 191

4.Hong Kong132.India

Asia Cup 2022

Hosts: UAE

Dates: From 28 August 2022 to 11 September 2022

Teams: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Winners: Sri Lanka (6th title)

Runners-up: Pakistan

Player of the series: Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)

Most runs: Mohammad Rizwan (281) (Pakistan)

Most wickets: Bhuvneshwar Kumar (11) (India)

Abbreviations in News

PM SHRI: PM ScHools for Rising India

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