Daily Current Affairs 9th & 10th April, 2023

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Assam: Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal addresses Yoga Mahotsav in Dibrugarh
Sarbananda Sonowal, the Union Minister for AYUSH, inaugurated the International Yoga Mahotsav at the Dibrugarh University Playground to mark the upcoming International Day of Yoga 2023, which is just 75 days away.

  • The event aims to promote yoga practices globally, which has gained immense popularity under the initiatives of the Prime Minister. Last year, 125 Cr people participated in yoga practices, and this year the plan is to make it even bigger.
  • As part of the 100-day countdown to the event, several events were initiated, and this event marks the remaining 75 days. Additionally, students from 12 foreign countries studying at Dibrugarh University are also participating in the event.

INS Vikrant gets back its ‘original’ 1961 bell
The INS Vikrant, India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, was presented with a special gift in the form of its original bell from the first carrier of the same name commissioned in 1961.

  • The bell was given by Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, who recently retired as the Vice Chief of Navy Staff, to the commanding officer of INS Vikrant.
  • The INS Vikrant is expected to exhibit the original bell at the carrier to motivate current and future officers and sailors about the warship’s significant history. In 1961, the bell was installed on the first INS Vikrant carrier after India acquired a British aircraft carrier, HMS Hercules, and renamed it

President of India takes a historic sortie in a Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft
The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu took a historic sortie in a Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft at the Tezpur Air Force Station in Assam.

  • The President, who is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces, flew for approximately 30 minutes covering Brahmaputra and Tezpur valley with a view of Himalayas before returning to the Air Force Station.
  • The aircraft was flown by Group Captain Naveen Kumar, Commanding Officer of the 106 Squadron. The aircraft flew at a height of about two kilometers above sea level and at a speed of about 800 kilometers per hour. President Murmu is the third President and second woman President to undertake such a sortie.

PM Modi launched big cats alliance to conserve seven cats
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the International Big Cats Alliance (IBCA) during his visit to Karnataka.

  • The IBCA aims to conserve seven species of big cats, including tigers, lions, leopards, cheetahs, jaguars, snow leopards, and clouded leopards.
  • International Big Cats Alliance (IBCA) will focus on the protection and conservation of seven major big cat species in the world. These species are the tiger, lion, leopard, snow leopard, puma, jaguar, and cheetah.

In a first, Telangana introduces ‘cool roof policy’ for all types of buildings
Taking a unique initiative, the Telangana government announced a ‘cool roof’ Policy for independent residential and commercial buildings, besides apartments, to make them thermally comfortable and heat resilient, besides reducing the energy consumption.

  • Releasing the policy document at a meeting, state municipal administration and urban development minister KT Rama Rao said starting April 1, the ‘cool roof’ policy was made mandatory for all government, non-residential and commercial buildings irrespective of the size of the area they are built in.
  • However, for buildings with a plot area of less than 600 square yards, it has been kept optional or voluntary.


India gives $2 million to African Union Transition Mission in Somalia
India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ruchira Kamboj handed over the contribution of USD 2 million to the United Nations Trust Fund in support of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), reiterating New Delhi’s commitment to peace and stability in Somalia and the Horn of Africa.

  • Earlier, India had contributed USD 4 million to African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). India’s Permanent Mission to the UN noted in a press release.


Total balance in Jan Dhan accounts sees record spurt in FY23
The total balance in the basic bank accounts under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) has registered a record surge of ₹50,000 crore in the financial year ended March 31, 2023.

  • The total balance at the end of FY23 stood at ₹1.99 lakh crore as against ₹1.49-lakh crore at the end of the previous financial year.
  • Additionally, there has been an addition of 5 crore new accounts under the scheme, bringing the total number of beneficiaries to 48.65 crores.


Bharat Biotech wins award at World Vaccine Congress 2023
At the World Vaccine Congress 2023 held in Washington, USA from April 3-6, Bharat Biotech was awarded the Best Production/Process Development award as a part of the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) awards.

  • Bharat Biotech, headquartered in Hyderabad, was the sole Indian company among the nominees for the VIE awards in multiple categories such as the best clinical trial company, best clinical trial network, best central/specialty laboratory, best contract research organisation, and best production/process development, among others.
  • Bharat Biotech is known for developing the world’s first intranasal Covid-19 vaccine, iNcovacc, and its intramuscular vaccine, Covaxin, which is used in India’s public vaccination programme and has also been exported.


India’s tiger population in 2022 was 3,167, reveals latest census data 
India has at least 3,167 tigers, according to estimates from the latest tiger census made public. While this is ostensibly an increase since the last census of 2018, the numbers are not strictly comparable, as a key calculation to compute the maximum and minimum range of the tiger population is yet to be done.

  • There were 2,967 tigers recorded in 2018, and 2,226 in 2014. Recent figures were provisional and could be revised further, an official involved with the census.
  • The tiger population numbers were made public by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mysuru, at an event to mark the International Big Cat Alliance conference as well as the 50th anniversary of Project Tiger.

World’s first conservation, breeding centre for Asian king vultures ready in UP’s Maharajganj
The world’s first conservation and breeding center for the critically endangered Asian king vulture is set to open in Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj district.

  • The center, named Jatayu Conservation and Breeding Centre (JCBC), is spread over 1.5 hectares and is designed to maintain a sustainable population of the species by breeding king vultures in captivity and releasing them into the wild.
  • The JCBC, worth approximately Rs 15 crore, features multiple aviaries, including breeding and holding aviaries, nursery aviaries for juveniles, hospital and recovery aviaries, a food processing center, and an incubation center.

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