20 Latest National News Asked In SSB Interview – August 2022

Hello Warriors, today we are going to cover 20 Latest National News Asked In SSB Interviews for the month of July 2022. These latest National News current events and questions will be very helpful for your upcoming NDA, CDS, CDS OTA, AFCAT, TA, Agniveer Army, Agniveer Navy, Agniveer Air force, Women Military Police, INET, MNS, ACC exams, SCO, PCSL, CAPF, and SSB interviews, and direct entries for Army, Navy, and Air force like SSC Tech, TGC, JAG, NCC, TES, 10+2 Cadet. Download a PDF file about current events at the end of this article.

SSB interview is the most stringent selection procedure which involves assessment of a personality at three levels namely Mansa Vacha and Karmana, the literal meaning of these terms is, how a person thinks, what and how he speaks and the way he acts in situations and with people, all these personality aspects give a wholesome idea of the person and these qualities can only be polished in the right direction with proper knowledge and awareness of happenings around us. 

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The importance of current affairs in SSB has been established with activities that involve direct assessment of general awareness. Current affairs are very important for SSB Interview because it is asked for sure. It is vital because you might have noticed, a great personality or defense officers are always aware of all the vital issues happening not only in the country but in the world too, due to his knowledge he has some views and opinions on every topic which allows him to participate and rise in each and every discussion wherever he goes.


India’s First International Bullion Exchange

  • PM Modi Launched IIBE At Gujarat International Finance Tech (GIFT) City In Gandhinagar. Also Launched NSE IFSC-SGX Connect And Laid The Foundation Stone Of HQs Of The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) At Gift City.
  • Gift City Has Been Established As An Integrated Finance And Technology Services Hub For India And The World. With The Inauguration Of IIBE, India Can Not Only Influence The Gold Pricing But Also Play A Role In Setting The Gold Prices.

‘Tiranga Utsav’ Celebrated To Honour Pingali Venkayya

  • Ministry Of Culture Organized “Tiranga Utsav” An Evening Filled With Cultural And Musical Performances To Celebrate The Contributions Of Pingali Venkayya To The Nation On His 146th Birth Anniversary In New Delhi. Union Home Minister Amit Shah Participated In “Tiranga Utsav.
  • The Event Include The Release Of A Commemorative Postal Stamp In Honor Of Pingali Venkayya For His Invaluable Contribution To The Country Followed By The Felicitation Of His Family. The Tiranga Utsav Also Witness The Grand Launch Of The “Har Ghar Tiranga” Anthem And Video.
  • Pingali Venkayya, A Freedom Fighter And The Designer Of India’s National Flag Was A Follower Of Gandhian Principles, And It Was Upon The Request Of Mahatma Gandhi That He Designed The Indian National Flag With Saffron, White, And Green Colors With Chakra In The Middle.

Reliance Jio Tops 5G Spectrum Bids

  • Reliance Jio Emerged As The Largest Bidder Acquiring Close To Half Of All The Airwaves Sold In The Latest Auction For ₹ 88,078 Crores. According To Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, The Adani Group Bought 400 MHz, Or Less Than One Percent Of All Spectrum Sold, For ₹ 212 Crores.
  • While Adani Group Bought Spectrum In The 26 GHz Band, Which Is Not For Public Networks, Jio Acquired Spectrum Across Several Bands, Including The Coveted 700 MHz Band That Can Provide 6-10 Km Of Signal Range And Forms A Good Base For Fifth Generation (5g) In All 22 Circles In India.
  • Telecom Tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal’s Bharti Airtel Bought A 19,867 MHz Airwave Across Different Bands For ₹ 43,084 Crores. Vodafone Idea Ltd Bought Spectrum For ₹ 18,784 Crores. In All, ₹ 150,173 Crores Of Bids Were Received, Vaishnav said.

Suresh N Patel Was Sworn In As CVC

  • Vigilance Commissioner Suresh N Patel Was Sworn In As The Central Vigilance Commissioner. Central Vigilance Commission Is An Apex Indian Governmental Body Created In 1964 To Address Governmental Corruption. In 2003, The Parliament Enacted A Law Conferring Statutory Status On it.

Natural Gas In Primary Energy Mix By 15% By 2030

  • The Government Has Set A Target Of Increasing Natural Gas In The Primary Energy Mix By 15% By 2030. At Present, The Use Of Natural Gas Is Only 6.3%. By The End Of May, This Year A Total Of 4,531 CNG Stations Have Been Established By The Authorized Entities.
  • Initiatives Like The Expansion Of The National Gas Grid To 33,500 Kilometers, Expansion Of The City Gas Distribution Network, Setting Up Of Liquefied Natural Gas Terminals, And Allocation Of Domestic Gas To CNG For Transport And PNG For Domestic Purposes Are Taken.

7th Governing Council Meeting Of NITI Aayog

  • PM Modi Chaired It At Rashtrapati Bhawan Cultural Centre, New Delhi.  The Meeting Paved The Way For Synergies Toward A New Era Of Collaboration And Cooperation Between The Centre And States And Union Territories.
  • The Agenda Of The Meeting Includes Crop Diversification And Achieving Self-sufficiency In Oilseeds, Pulses, And Agri-communities, Implementation Of The National Education Policy, And Urban Governance.

SSLV-D1-EOS 02 Launch From ISRO Failed

  • Small Satellite Launch Vehicle SSLV-D1 Carried The Earth Observation Satellite EOS-02 And Another Small Satellite Azaadisat, Developed By The Student Team Of Space Kidz India. Azaadisat’ Comprising 75 Payloads Has Been Built By 750 Young Girl Students From 75 Rural Government Schools.
  • The Maiden Launch Of The Small Satellite Launch Vehicle, SSLV Failed To Place The Satellites In The Intended Orbit Due To Sensor Anomaly. SSLV-D1-EOS 02 Launched From Sriharikota Launch Pad Had Placed The Satellites Into 356kmx76 Kms Elliptical Orbit Instead Of 356 Km Circular Orbit.

131st Durand Cup – 2022

  • 131st Durand Cup – 2022: Asia’s Oldest Football Tournament Is Being Held In Three Different States – West Bengal, Assam, And Manipur For The First Time. Chief Minister N. Biren Singh Unveiled The Trophies Of The Tournament At A Function Held At The City Convention Centre In Imphal Last Month.
  • The 131st Edition Of The Durand Cup Will Kick-start On August 16, 2022, At The Salt Lake Stadium In Kolkata, And The Final Will Be Held On September 18 At The Same Venue. It Is The Oldest Football Competition In Asia Which Was Started In 1888.

India Adds 11 More Wetlands As Ramsar Sites

  • A Total Of 75 Sites Covering An Area Of 13,26,677 Hectare.
  • Tamil Nadu (4), Odisha (3), J&K (2), MP (1), And Maharashtra (1).
  • Tamil Nadu Has A Maximum Number Of Ramsar Sites Which Is 14, Followed By Uttar Pradesh Which Has 10 Numbers Of Ramsar Sites.

India Unveils First Saline Water Lantern

  • India’s First Saline Water Lantern Which Uses The Seawater To Power The Specially Designed LED Lamps. The SAGAR ANVESHIKA, A Coastal Research Vessel, is Operated And Used By The National Institute Of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai To Review The Progress Of the Deep Ocean Mission Of India.
  • The Saline Water Lantern Will Bring “Ease Of Living” To The Fishing Community Living Along The 7500 Kilometres Long Coastal Line Of India. Saline Water-powered Roshini LED Lamps Will Also Boost And Supplement Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s UJALA Scheme.

India Steps Into Its 76th Year Of Independence

  • The Next 25 Years, Will Be The Country’s ‘Amrit Kaal’. The PM Highlighted 5 Pledges That “All 130 Crore Indians” Need To Take And Laid Out The Roadmap That He Hopes Will Serve As A Guide For The Country Which Today Embarks On A Journey Toward Its Next Big Milestone.
  • Aspirational Society: PM Modi Noted That India Is An Aspirational Society And That Is Its Biggest Asset. He Also Urged Citizens To Fulfill Their Duties So That India Can Meet Its Goals Faster.
  • Focus On ‘Panchpran’: First, To Aspire Big And Develop India. Second, Erase All Traces Of Servitude. Third, Take Pride In India’s Legacy. Fourth, Forge Unity Because It Is Our Strength. Fifth, Fulfill One’s Duties, From The Common Man To Those In Positions Of Power.
  • Appeal To Youth: The Youth Of Today Will Be The Decision-makers Of Tomorrow. He Appealed To The Youth To Give 25 Years Of Their Life To Create A Fully Independent India By The Year 2047.
  • Stress On ‘Viksit Bharat’: He Implored Indians To Erase ‘Ghulami’ (Slavery) In All Senses. He Said India Does Not Need The “World’s Certificate”. If The Country Has Pride, The World Will Follow, He Said.
  • On Self-dependency: The Thrust Of PM Modi’s Speech Was On Self-dependency Or ‘AatmaNirbhar’. “We Must Push Ahead With AatmaNirbhar Bharat Which Is A Social Agenda Rather Than Just A Scheme Of The Government,” He Said In His Speech.
  • Digital India: India Is Harnessing The Power Of Digital And Startups. Lauded The Growing Digital Transactions In The Country And Said That 5G And Chip Manufacturing Would Further Penetrate Digital India To The Grassroots.
  • COVID Vaccination: Hailed India’s “Common Consciousness” That Brought Them Together Especially At The Time Of The Pandemic And Helped Immunize Crores Of Citizens. And We Accomplished The Feat Of Administering 200 Crore Vaccine Doses.
  • Pledge To Respect Women: Implored Indians To Stop Using Cuss Words That Denigrate Women, A Practice Common Across Cultures And Languages And A Vestige Of Casual Sexism.
  • Strength In Diversity: “India Is The Mother Of Democracy That Can Cause Trouble For Even The Biggest Of Sultanates,” He Said. He Recounted The Various Challenges That India Faced In These 75 Years And How It Emerged Every Time, Proving Its Critics Wrong.
  • End Corruption And Dynastic Politics: Corruption And Dynasty Politics Are The Two Big Hurdles In India’s Path Toward Progress.

Project Cheetah

  • The Government Has Undertaken The Ambitious Project Cheetah Which Aims To Re-establish The Species In Its Historical Range In India. The Reintroduction Of Wild Species Particularly The Cheetah Is Being Undertaken As Per The International Union For Conservation Of Nature,  IUCN Guidelines.
  • Environment Ministry Said Processes Like Disease Screening, Quarantine Of Release Candidates As Well As Transportation Of Live Wild Animals Across Continents Require Careful Planning And Execution.
  • The Date For Cheetah Introduction And Translocation Has Not Been Decided Yet. Upon Arrival, The Cheetahs Will Be Kept Under Quarantine And Observed Before Release. While The Agreement Has Been Signed With Namibia, The Process Of Signing Of MoU With South Africa Is Underway.

Har Ghar Jal Utsav

  • Goa Has Become The First ‘Har Ghar Jal’ Certified State And Dadra And Nagar Haveli And Daman And Diu Are The First Union Territory In The Country. In This State And UT, People From All The Villages Have Declared Their Village As Har Ghar Jal Through A Resolution Passed By The Gram Sabha.
  • All 2,63,000 Rural Households Of Goa And Over 85,000 Of Dadra And Nagar Haveli And Daman And Diu Have Access To Safe Drinking Water Through Tap Connection. Jal Jeevan Mission Launched in 2019 Aims At Making Provision Of Potable Tap Water Supply To Every Rural Household Of The Country By 2024.
  • Following PM Modi’s Vision Of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas Aur Sabka Prayas’, More Than 52 Percent Of Rural Households In The Country Are Now Connected With Tap Water Which Was Only 17 Percent At The Time Of The Launch Of This Mission In August 2019.

GI Tag For Mithila Makhana

  • Mithila Makhana Or Makhan Is A Special Variety Of Aquatic Fox Nuts Cultivated In The Mithila Region Of Bihar And Nepal. Pan, Makhan, And Machh (Fish) Are The Three Prestigious Cultural Identities Of Mithila. Contains Protein, Fiber, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, And Phosphorus.

GARBA For UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List

  • After The Inclusion Of ‘Durga Puja,’ India Has Now Nominated ‘Garba’ For 2022. The Next Meeting Of UNESCO Is In November. India Was Elected To The Intergovernmental Committee Of The 2003 Convention For The Safeguarding Of The Intangible Cultural Heritage In July.

Justice Indu Malhotra Committee Submits Its Report

  • The Supreme Court Appointed Justice Indu Malhotra Committee Which Probed The Security Breach During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Visit To Punjab In January This Year Has Indicated That The Then Ferozepur Senior Superintendent Of Police (SSP) Failed To Take Requisite Action.
  • A Three Judge Bench Comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana, Justices Surya Kant, And Hima Kohli Perused The Report Submitted By Justice (Retired) Indu Malhotra Who Conducted The Inquiry. The Chief Justice Said The Court Would Send The Report To The Government For Further Action.

India’s First Earthquake Memorial: Smruti Van

  • PM Modi Dedicated India’s First Earthquake Memorial, Named Smruti Van At Bhuj In Gujarat. Smruti Van Is A Unique Memorial Carrying The Names Of More Than 12,000 People Who Lost Their Lives In The Devastating Earthquake That Struck Here In January 2001.

Justice UU Lalit Takes Oath As 49th CJI

  • He Will Be In Office For 74 Days, A Tenure Shorter Than Average. He Studied At The Government Law College, Mumbai, And Specialized In Criminal Law. He Practiced In The Bombay High Court Till 1985 And Moved To Delhi In 1986.

PM Jan Dhan Yojana Completes Eight Years

  • 28th August 2014: The National Mission For Financial Inclusion. More Than 46.25 Crore Beneficiaries Banked Under PMJDY Since Inception, Amounting To Over Rs 1.73 Lakh Crore. PMJDY Accounts Grew Three-Fold From 14.72 Crore In March 2015 To 46.25 Crore As On The 10th August.
  • 56% Jan-Dhan Account Holders Are Women And 67% Of Jan Dhan Accounts Are In Rural And Semi-urban Areas. 31.94 Crore Rupay Cards Have Been Issued To PMJDY Account Holders.

Neeraj Chopra Wins Lausanne Diamond League

  • With The Best Throw Of 89.08 Metres. First Indian To Clinch The Prestigious Diamond League Meet Title. He Has Thus Qualified For The Diamond League Finals, Which Will Take Place In Zurich, Switzerland From September 7 And 8. He Has Also Now Qualified For The 2023 World Championships.

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