Daily Current Affairs April 11, 2022
Daily Current Affairs April 11, 2022
  1. Today is the birthday of anti-caste and social reformer Mahatma Jyotiba Poole:

Jyotirao Govindarao Poole (11 April 1827 – 28 November 1890) was a 19th century Indian social activist, thinker, anti – caste social reformer and writer from Maharashtra. He was the one who started the first school for girls at the bottom of the society. Fule founded the Satyasotha Samaj (Society of Truth Seekers) in 1837. A few years before Poole’s death at the age of 63, he was conferred the title of ‘Mahatma’ by another social reformer, Vithalrao Krishnaji Vandekar. His full name is Mahatma Jyotirao Govindarao Poole.

Her work is said to have expanded in many fields including the abolition of untouchability and her efforts in educating the caste system and women and oppressed caste people.

  1. Tamil Nadu team wins 71st National Basketball Championship:

The 71st National Basketball Championship was held in Chennai. Tamil Nadu Punjab in the men’s team of the 71st National Basketball Championship

Has fallen and won the title of champion. The women’s team defeated Kerala and placed 3rd.

Tamil Nadu Basketball Association President: Adav Arjun.

President of the National Basketball Federation: K. Govindaraj

Established: 1950

Headquarters: New Delhi.

  1. The Regional Conference of 6 States / Union Territories of the Western Region will be held in Mumbai:

Central WCD Minister Smt. Smriti Jubin Irani will preside over the Regional Conference of 6 States / Union Territories of the Western Region in Mumbai. It will initiate a series of regional consultations with state governments and stakeholders in each region of the country. This is the fourth in a series of regional meetings in Mumbai.

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Aim: Aims to empower and protect women and children, who constitute 67.7% of India’s population, and ensure their healthy development in a safe and secure environment.

  1. World Homeopathy Day is observed on April 10:

Homeopathy was introduced in India in the early 19th century. World Homeopathy Day is observed on April 10 every year to celebrate the contribution of homeopathy in the medical world.

This day marks the 266th birthday of the famous German physician Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Honeyman. Honeyman is known as the founding father of this medical branch.

The theme of World Homeopathy Day 2022 is: ‘People’s Choice for Health’.

Father of Homeopathy in India: Rajendra Lal Dutta

Initiator of Homeopathy in India: Dr. Mahendralal Sirkar

Introducer of Homeopathy in India: German Missionary

  1. DRDO and Indian Army successfully test new version of Pinnacle Mk-I rocket system:

The Defense Research and Development Organization and the Indian Army have successfully tested a new version of the Pinnacle rocket system at the Pokhran firing range in Rajasthan. These include the Pinnacle Mk-I (upgraded) rocket system (EPRS) and the Pinnacle Area Daniel Munich (ATM) rocket systems.

Purpose: Pinnacle is a multi-rocket launcher manufactured in India and developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) for the Indian Army.

Defense Research and Development Institute Established: 1958

Headquarters: New Delhi.

DRDO Chairman Dr.G. Satish Reddy

  1. NITIAayog ceo released the state energy and climate index in new delhi:

Nithi Aayog ceo Amitabh kant has released the Gujarat, Kerala and Punjab have emerged as the top three performers states in the NITI Aayog’s State Energy and Climate Index (SECI).

The purpose of:

The report will be useful for the states and UTs to plan better policies and efficiently manage their energy resources in view of the changing climate.Resources in view of the changing climate.  The report aims to rank states and union territories in six parameters.

  1. Charles Lecklerk wins the 2022 Formula One World Championship:

Monaco’s Ferrari driver Charles Leklerk has won his trophy after winning the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia. Charles Mark Herv Percewell Leklerk was born on 16 October 1997, a Monegask racer currently racing in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari and winning. Leclerc won the GP3 Series Championship in 2016 and the FIA ​​Formula 2 Championship in 2017.

  1. 2022 Boxing Tournament successfully held in Thailand:

Fifteen Indian boxing teams took part in Phuket, Thailand. India has won a total of 11 medals, including 3 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze. Govind Sahani and Anantha Pralad Chopra Sumit were the gold medalists. A total of 130 boxers took part in it.

  1. South-Central Railway launches ‘One Station One Product’ initiative:

SCR has launched the “One Station, One Product” campaign at six major stations in its six divisions. South-Central Railway Manager Arun Kumar Jain has opened stalls at the Secunderabad station as part of a new initiative.


Launched to promote Atmanirbar Bharat and Vocal for Local project to transform railway stations into promotional and marketing hubs for products to promote local handicrafts.

10.India successfully flight-tested Anti-Tank Guided Missile HELINA:

India successfully flight-tested Anti-Tank Guided Missile HELINA.  The missile was launched from an indigenously-developed helicopter at high-altitude ranges.  It is one of the most advanced Anti-Tank Weapons in the world.

The flight test was jointly conducted by the teams of scientists of Defence Research and Development Organisation, Indian Army and Indian Air Force.  The flight trails were conducted from an advance light helicopter the missile was fired successfully engaging a simulated tank target.

  1. Chief Minister of Uttarakhand has introduced Anti-Corruption Processor 1064:

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Tami has introduced the 1064 Anti-Corruption Mobile Processor. This mobile processor has been developed by the Vigilance Department of Uttarakhand.

Purpose: To enable citizens to report corruption-related complaints directly to the authorities.

Founded: 9 November 2000

Governor of Uttarakhand: Gurmeet Singh

Uttarakhand Chief Minister: Pushkar Singh Tami

  1. IndusInd Bank has won the ‘Indus Merchant Solutions’ Apps Digital CX Awards 2022:

IndusInd Bank’s Indus Merchant Solutions, a mobile processor for merchants, has won the Digital CX Awards 2022 for ‘Best Digital CX – SME Payments’.

The reason of :

 Indus Merchant Solutions’ won the Digital CX Awards 2022 for providing customers with a seamless banking experience

IndusInd Bank established: 1994;

IndusInd Bank Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra;

IndusInd Bank MD & CEO: Sumanth Kathpalia;

  1. ISRO joins UIDAI for technical cooperation:

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ISRO’s National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC) in Hyderabad for MeitY technical cooperation.

Purpose: To partner with ISRO UIDAI to provide information and locations on resource centers across India.

ISRO: Indian Space Research Organization

Headquarters: Bangalore


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