Page-5 of current affairs - september, 2022

September 28: International Day for Universal Access to Information – Update (September, 2022)

UNESCO observes the International Day for Universal Access to Information on September 28 every year. Key facts The International Day for Universal Access to Information advocates for the right to seek, receive and distribute information. It raises awareness about the importance of expanding laws concerning information and preserving the right to freedom of expression. The ..

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Popular Front of India

The Central Government has banned the Popular Front of India for 5 years. Key facts The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its associations under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for their links with terrorist groups and subversive activities. The ban was imposed based on the recommendations ..

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Livestreaming of Constitutional Bench Proceedings

For the first time, India’s apex court livestreamed the three separate constitutional bench proceedings simultaneously in YouTube. Key facts More than 8 lakh people viewed the proceedings before the three Constitution Benches. The livestreaming was closely monitored by technical support teams of the court to ensure the smooth proceedings. The cases heard by these benches ..

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AVGAS 100 LL

Indigenously developed special aviation fuel AVGAS 100 LL was launched by the Indian Government. Key facts AVGAS 100 LL was indigenously developed by the Indian Oil Corporation for the piston engine aircrafts and unmanned aerial vehicles. It is used to power aircraft having spark-ignition piston engines, in which combustion process of the air-fuel mixture is ..

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Extension of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 – Update (September, 2022)

The current Foreign Trade Policy has been extended by six months due to currency volatility and global uncertainty. Key facts Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 has been extended for the period of six months until March 2023. This extension will come to effect from 1st of October 2022. It is being extended in view of the ..

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JALDOOT App

The Indian government recently launched the JALDOOT App and JALDOOT App e-brochure. Key facts The JALDOOT application was jointly developed by union ministries of Panchayat and Rural Development. This app can be used by Gram Rojgar Sahyak to measure the water level in a well twice a year before and after monsoon. It enables the ..

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