Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 12 September 2023

1) Koraput district of Odisha has successfully achieved the prestigious Geographical Indication (GI) status for its famous rice variety ‘Koraput Kalajeera Rice’, often called the ‘Prince of Rice’.
▪️Odisha CM – Naveen Patnaik
➨ Similipal Tiger Reserve
➨ Satkosia Tiger Reserve
➨ Bhitarkanika Mangroves
➨ Nalabana Bird Sanctuary
➨ Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary
➨ Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary, Puri
➨ Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary

2) The Maritime Partnership Exercise between Indian Navy Ship and Sri Lanka Navy ship concluded at Port City.
➺  The visit concluded at sea off Colombo between INS Delhi and SLN ship Vijayabahu.

3) India’s first underground power transformer station was established at 15th Avenue, Malleswaram in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
➨The project was jointly undertaken by the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) and the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) at a cost of Rs 1.9 crore.
Nagarhole National Park
Bandipur National Park
Kudremukh National Park
Language – Kannada
Formation – 1 November 1956
Port :- New Mangalore Port
Anshi National Park
Bannerghata National Park

4) The Indian contingent won 11 medals in the 44th World Armwrestling and 25th Para Armwrestling Championship 2023 held in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
➨The team won three gold, six silver and two bronze medals.

5) Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that the African Union (AU) had been granted permanent membership in the Group of 20 largest economies (G20) worldwide.
➨This announcement marked the AU’s accession as a new member of this prominent global organization, consisting of 55 nations.

6) Noted scientist Mylswamy Annadurai has joined the Board of Directors of SS Innovations.
➨Annadurai also called the ‘Moon Man of India’ for his contributions to ISRO’s Chandrayaan-1 mission, would be the Director of SS Innovations Pvt Ltd and the global firm SS Innovations International Inc.

7) SJVN Limited became the first ever Power Sector PSU to obtain Anti-Bribery Management System Certification (ABMS) ISO 37001:2016.
➨Anti-Bribery Management System certification granted by Bureau of India Standards (BIS) is testament to SJVN’s unwavering commitment to implement robust anti bribery Policies and Procedures.

8) AU Small Finance Bank Ltd has introduced the Zenith + Super Premium Metal Credit Card, expanding its range of banking solutions.

9) SBI Life Insurance, launched its very first ‘LifeVerse Studio’, on Metaverse to connect with the next generation of internet users.
➨ The objective behind the move is expected to connect, empower and engage with the new-age consumers and reshape brand interactions.

10) Government has set up a new Central Empowered Committee (CEC), replacing an ad hoc expert panel, which assisted the Supreme Court in matters of forest and environment issues.

11) With an aim to provide social security and bring them into the mainstream of society, Jharkhand government has decided to add the transgender community under its universal pension scheme.
➨The government also decided to include them under backward class category and provide them the benefits.
▪️Jharkhand :-
Baidyanath Temple
Parasnath wildlife sanctuary  
Dalma wildlife sanctuary   Palamau wildlife sanctuary
Koderma wildlife sanctuary  
Udhwa Lake Bird sanctuary  
Palkot wildlife sanctuary  
Mahuadanr wildlife sanctuary

12) The United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation is observed every year on September 12.
➨It commemorates the date when the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a plan of action in 1978 to promote and implement technical cooperation among developing countries.
➨The theme for this year is “Solidarity, Equity and Partnership: Unlocking South-South Cooperation to Achieve the SDGs”.

13) The Indian Air Force kickstarted its annual mega training exercise Trishul as part of which its Western Air Command (WAC) will activate all its combat assets from Leh in Kashmir to Nal in Rajasthan.
▪️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”
▪️Indian Air Force:-
➨Founded – 8 October 1932
➨Headquarters – New Delhi
➨Chief of the Air Staff – Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari

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