1 October 2022 Daily Current Affairs: International Day For The Elderly, 5G Launch & More

October 1 is observed as the International Day of Older Persons across the globe. The day was introduced by the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, with an aim of honouring the contribution of older persons and looking into the problems that they face.

1 October 2022 Daily Current Affairs

Every year, October 1 is observed as International Coffee Day to celebrate and promote the use of coffee.

1 October is also celebrated as World Vegetarian Day. With this day also starts Vegetarian Awareness Month. The day is celebrated to create awareness about the benefits of vegetarianism like reducing the risks of heart diseases and other health issues.

National Affairs

PM Modi Launches 5G In India

PM Modi launches 5G services which will be made available in 200 cities in next 6 months. In first phase, 5G will be launched in 13 cities- Bengaluru, Gurugram, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jamnagar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune.
PM Modi Launches 5G In India

AFSPA extended in Nagaland & Arunachal Pradesh

The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland for another six months. AFSPA gives the power to armed forces to maintain public order in “disturbed areas”.

Card Tokenization

Tokenization is a process by which card details are replaced by a unique code or token, which allows online purchases without exposing sensitive costumer's card details. The RBI clarified that it would not extend the October 1, deadline for implementation for tokenisation of card based payments.

World’s largest safari park to be developed in Gurugram, Haryana

World’s largest jungle safari park to be developed in Gurugram, Haryana. This project will be spread across an area of 10000 acres in the Aravalli Hill Range of Gurugram and Nuh Districts of Haryana. This project will be the largest such project in the world.
World’s largest safari park to be developed in Gurugram, Haryana

UNESCO launches list of 50 iconic Indian heritage textiles

UNESCO has released a list of 50 exclusive and iconic heritage textile crafts of the country. Some of the documented textiles are- Himroo weaves from Hyderabad, Toda embroidery and Sungadi from Tamil Nadu, and Bandha tie and dye weaving from Odisha etc.
International Affairs

Global Innovation Index 2022, India Among Top 40

The annual report released by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) mentioned, India is among the top 40, making remarkable progress in the global innovation index ranking for the first time. India is the innovation leader in the lower middle-income group.

Popular Japanese wrestler and politician Antonio Inoki dies

A popular Japanese professional wrestler and lawmaker Antonio Inoki, who faced a world boxing champion Muhammad Ali in a mixed martial arts match in 1976, has died at 79.

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