Daily Current Affairs 08 April 2023

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Daily Current Affairs with Static GK : 08 April 2023

1) Kerala has topped the list of states in the country with most number of products securing the Geographical Indication (GI) tag in financial year 2022-23.
➨Attappady Aattukombu Avara, Attappady Thuvara, Onattukara Ellu, Kanthaloor Vattavada Veluthuli, Kodungallur Pottuvellari were picked for the GI recognition tag.
▪️Kerala :-
➠Cherai Beach
➠Idukki Dam on Periyar River
➠Pamba River
➠Kumarakom National Park
➠Anamudi Shola National Park
➠Eravikulam National Park
➠Silent Valley National Park

2) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched “School Chalo Abhiyan” to ensure 100 percent enrollments in primary and upper primary schools under Uttar Pradesh Basic Shiksha Parishad.
▪️Uttar Pradesh :-
Governor – Smt. Anandiben Patel
➨Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Dudhwa National Park
➨National Chambal Sanctuary
➨Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar Lake
➨Kashi Vishwanath Temple
➨Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Turtle Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary
➨School Chalo Abhiyan
➨Sant Kabir Academy and Research Centre and Swadesh Darshan Yojana
➨Parivar Kalyan card scheme
➨Mathrubhumi Yojana Portal

3) India ranked fifth in the global list of national contribution to global warming.
➨The United States topped the list, with a contribution of 0.28°C (17.3%) of rise in temperature. China, Russia, and Brazil followed, with India sharing the fifth spot with Brazil.

4) The world famous “Basohli Painting” – popular for its miniature art style from Kathua district has obtained the Geographical Indication (GI) Tag.
➨This is the first time in the history of GI registration that Jammu region got GI tag for handicrafts.
▪️Jammu and Kashmir :-
➨L. Governor of J&K – Manoj Sinha
➨Rajparian Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Hirapora Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Gulmarg Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Dachigam National Park
➨Salim Ali National Park
➨Annual Youth Festival “Sonzal-2022

5) The navies of South Korea, USA and Japan have started their first anti-submarine exercise.
➨The three countries will practice humanitarian search and rescue operations, including rescuing people overboard and treating emergency patients.

6) PhonePe Pvt Ltd launched an app called Pincode on the Indian government’s open network to strengthen its e-commerce business.

7) The Space Systems Design Lab of the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) has been inaugurated by ISRO Chairman S Somanath at Bopal in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
➨CM – Bhupendra Patel
➨Nageshwar Temple
➨Somnath Temple
➠ Marine( Gulf of Kachchh) WLS
➠Nal Sarovar Bird Santuary
➠ Kakrapar Nuclear Power Plant
➠ Narayan Sarovar wildlife sanctuary
➠ Sardar Sarovar Hydro Electric Power Plant
➠Porbandar Lake wildlife sanctuary

8) Petra Kvitova defeated
Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina to win her maiden Miami Open title and ninth WTA 1000 title.
➨Medvedev defeated Sinner to win his fifth Masters 1000 title and 19th overall.

9) World Health Day is observed every year on April 7 to spread awareness about health-related issues across the world.
➨ The day marks the formation of WHO and it is observed every year with a different theme to draw attention to the prevailing health situation or idea.
➨The theme for this year’s World Health Day is “Health for All”.

10) The World Bank lowered India’s FY24 economic growth forecast to 6.3% from its December estimate of 6.6%, citing a slowdown in consumption and challenging external conditions.

11) New Zealand’s Kim Cotton became the first woman on-field umpire in a full-member men’s T20I during New Zealand’s second match against Sri Lanka in Dunedin.

12) In a major recognition for Ladakh, its wood carving has been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) Tag.
➨The process for GI Tagging of these products was started by NABARD in consultation with and support of the Department of Handicrafts and Handloom in December 2020.

13) Indian-American physician and professor Dr.Nitya Abraham has been honoured with the Young Urologist of the Year Award conferred by the American Urological Association (AUA).

14) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel launched the state’s first digital radio station “Radio Sangwari”.
▪️Chhattisgarh :-
CM – Bhupesh Baghel
Governor – Biswa Bhusan Harichandan
Bhorumdeo Temple
Udanti-Sitanadi Tiger Reserve
Achanakmar Tiger Reserve
Indravati Tiger Reserve

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