Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly- Environment from August Week1&2

  • Pollution?: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report – made up of the reports of three working groups: 1) The Physical Science Basis of Climate Change 2) Impacts, adaptation and vulnerability in February 2022 3) Mitigation of climate change in March 2022- and finally a Synthesis Report in October 2022. जलवायु परिवर्तन के बारे में नई रिपोर्ट।
  • Pollution?: Plastic Ban: Polythene bags with thickness less than 50 microns are already banned in the country. From 2021-Sept: polythene bags under 75 microns will banned. From 2022-December: polythene bags under 120 microns will be banned. From 2022-Jul: Single use plastic to be banned Examples: cutlery, earbuds and ice cream sticks, polystyrene (thermocol) for decoration, plastic plates, cups, glasses, cutlery such as forks, spoons and knives, straw, trays, wrapping films around sweet boxes, invitation cards, and cigarette packets, plastic or PVC banners less than 100-microns and stirrers. [विभिन्न प्रकार के प्लास्टिक पदार्थों पर चरणबद्ध रूप से आने वाली कुछ समय में प्रतिबंध लगने वाला है]

Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly- Persons and Places in News from August Week1&2

  • Death: Freedom Struggle: Sir Chettur Sankaran Nair (1957-1934), a Madras High Court lawyer and judge best known for a courtroom battle he fought in England in 1924 — as a defendant — against Michael O’Dwyer, Lieutenant-Governor of Punjab at the time of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. FILMMAKER KARAN Johar recently announced his plan to produce a biopic on him.
  • Death: Death: Delia ‘Didi’ Contractor — self-taught architect, Himachal Pradesh
  • Sports?: Football: Lionel Messi leaves Barcelona Club after scoring 672 goals. He claimed he wanted to stay at the club and had even accepted a 50 percent salary cut to sign a new contract. But as it turned out, Barcelona couldn’t even afford a cut-price Messi. Now Messi joined Paris Saint Germain (PSG)- which already has Brazil’s Neymar and Frenchman Kylian Mbappe. मशहूर फ़ुटबॉलर लियोनल मैसी जोकि बार्सिलोना क्लब में था किन्तु क्लब वाले पर्याप्त तनखाह नहीं दे पा रहे थे इसलिए अब वो पेरिस म क्लब में खेलेगा
  • Books-Authors: Actor Kabir Bedi’s autobiography: Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Life of an Actor
  • Books-Authors: Book: The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India. Author: former Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale.
  • Sports?: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award = henceforth will be known as Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award. [राजीव खेल रत्न पुरस्कार को ध्यानचंद खेल रत्न पुरस्कार कहा जाएगा]
  • 6-Rights-Issue?: Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill 2021: It seeks amending nomenclature/names of certain tribes from Arunachal Pradesh mentioned in the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950. अरुणाचल प्रदेश के कुछ आदिवासी समुदायों के नाम की सूची में कुछ सुधार के लिए नया संवैधानिक संशोधन विधेयक