General knowledge/ current affairs 10 May 2022

Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 10 May 2022


1) Priyanka Mohite from Maharashtra's Satara district has become the first Indian woman to climb five peaks above 8000 metres. 
➨ Priyanka achieved the milestone after climbing Mount Kanchenjunga.
▪️ Maharashtra :-
CM - Uddhav Thackeray
➨ Sanjay Gandhi (Borivali) National Park
➨ Tadoba National Park
➨Nawegaon National Park
➨Gugamal National Park
➨Chandoli National Park

2) Lieutenant General Amardeep Singh Aujla took over as General officer Commanding of the strategic Chinar Corps of the India Army from Lt Gen Devendra Pratap Pandey.
▪️Ministry of Defence :-  
➨Headquarters - New Delhi
➨Founded - 15 August 1947
➨ Chief of the Army Staff - General Manoj Pande
➨ Chief of the Air Staff -  Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari
➨Chief of the Navy Staff - Admiral R. Hari Kumar

3) Pushp Kumar Joshi took over as the new chairman and managing director of India's third largest oil refining and fuel marketing company Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL).

4) A New UK India Industry Taskforce was launched to facilitate free trade deal.
➨The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) have created the new taskforce as part of an MoU.

5) The Reserve Bank of India has given its nod to Equitas Small Finance Bank and its parent company Equitas Holdings Ltd’s merger plan, subject to certain restrictions.
◾️Reserve Bank of India:- 
➨Headquarters:- Mumbai, Maharashtra, 
➨Established:- 1 April 1935, 1934 Act. 
➨Hilton Young Commission
➨ First Governor - Sir Osborne Smith
➨ First Indian Governor - Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh
➨Present Governor:- Shaktikanta Das
➨ Longest time Governor :- Benegal Ram Rao
➨ Shortest time Governor :- Amitav Ghosh
➨Governor of RBI who became PM of India :- Dr Manmohan Singh Ji

6) Rising Spanish tennis star Carlos Alcaraz clinched the Madrid Open title, beating defending champion Alexander Zverev.
➨It is his second Masters 1000 crown after Miami last month and his fourth title of the year.

7) Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and YouTube India have tied up together to create a film for the platform that is aimed at taking the story of his meteoric rise, from a village in Khandra, Haryana to the top of the Olympic podium at the Tokyo2020 Olympics.

8) Engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged a significant project from Jharkhand government for irrigation.
▪️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  

9) A Nepalese Sherpa scaled Mount Everest for a record 26th time, beating his own previous record set last year.
➨Rita scaled Mt Everest for the first time on May 13, 1994. he has also scaled Mt Godwin-Austen

10) The Union government of India has notified the appointment of Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia, the chief justice of Gauhati High Court, and Justice Jamshed Burjor Pardiwala, a judge of the Gujarat High Court, as judges of the Supreme Court.
CM - Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma
Governor - Prof Jagdish Mukhi
➨Dibru Saikhowa National Park
➨Kaziranga National Park
➨Nameri National Park
➨Manas National Park

11) Eminent Odia litterateur Rajat Kumar Kar, a Padma Shri awardee, passed away.
➨He was conferred with Padma Shri in 2021 for literature and education.

12) Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh emerged champion in the 1st Chessable Sunway Formentera Open 2022 chess tournament.
➨It was a hat-trick of titles for him after he had previously won the La Roda tournament and the Menorca Open.

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