Football player, Beth Mead wins BBC Sports Personality of Year 2022 award.

  • English football player, Beth Mead (27) has been awarded the 2022 BBC Sports Personality of the Year as she was the player of the tournament and top scorer at Euro 2022.
  • Beth Mead has defeated Germany in the finals at Wembley to win England’s first major women’s football trophy.
  • She has competed against Ben Stokes and Ronnie O’Sullivan for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2022 award.
  • While, Sarina Wiegman (England's manager) has won the Coach of the Year.

UIDAI gets DSCI AISS Award for "Best Security Practices in Govt Sector".

  • Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has won Data Security Council of India's (DSCI) award 2022 in Best Security Practices in Government Sector category.
  • The award was given to UIDAI during DSCI's three-day Annual Information Security Summit (AISS) in New Delhi.
  • Reason: For its significant role in securing national critical Aadhaar infrastructure that provides digital identity-based welfare services to residents.
  • UIDAI CEO: Dr. Saurabh Garg

Cabinet approves revision of pension for defence personnel.

  • Union Minister of information and Broadcasting, Anurag Thakur has informed that the Union Cabinet approved the revision of the pension for family pensioners of armed forces under One Rank One Pension (OROP) from July 1, 2019.
  • The revision will entail an estimated annual expenditure of Rs 8450 crore.
  • The arrears will be with effect from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022.
  • The decision to implement OROP was taken by the Narendra Modi government on November 7, 2015.

Researchers at IIT Kanpur developed organic solar cell devices.

  • Researchers at IIT Kanpur have developed organic solar cells under the DST-RCUK APEX project.
  • Organic solar cell: It is a combination of an organic polymer and PCBM developed on steel substrates can potentially convert a steel roof into an energy-producing device.
  • The devices consist of a blend of organic polymer PTB7 as a donor and PCBM as an acceptor.
  • It is a jointly developed programme of the Department of S&T and the Research Councils United Kingdom (RCUK).

Geto Sora wins 2022 Junior International Badminton Championship title.

  • Badminton player, Geto Sora (7) from Arunachal Pradesh has won title of 2022 Junior International Badminton Championship in the below 9 years category, organised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • He has defeated Jaryl Teh from Malaysia in straight sets 21-5, 21-16.
  • In November 2022, he had won the U-9 boys singles title in the Yonex-Singha-BTY Championships 2022, held at the Banthongyord Badminton School in Bangkok, Thailand.

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