Current Affairs Updates: Which Indian-American has been appointed as the permanent Chancellor of California Colleges? Let’s go through today’s current affairs.
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Question 1: Which Nobel laureate has been sentenced by the court?
answer: Nobel laureate Ales Baliatsky has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. A court in Belarus has given this decision on March 3. Ailes and his associates have been convicted of money laundering and financing opposition protests in the country. Along with Ales, his accomplice Valentin Stefanovic has been sentenced to nine years, Uladzimir Lubkowicz seven years and human rights defender Dmitri Salaouu eight years. Ailes was awarded the Nobel Prize in the year 2022.
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Question 2: Which Indian-American has been appointed as the permanent Chancellor of California Colleges?
answer: Indian-American Dr Sonya Christian has become the first South Asian woman to be appointed as the permanent Chancellor of California Community Colleges. It is the largest system of public higher education in America. California Community College is made up of 73 districts and 116 colleges. It is the largest system of higher education in the country. Dr. Sonya was unanimously elected by the California Community College Board of Governors on February 23. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kerala.
Question 3: How long will be the term of the new President of Vietnam?
answer: The National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has elected Vo Van Thuong, a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party, as the new President for the year 2026. He was sworn in as the new President of Vietnam during an extraordinary meeting of the National Assembly in Hanoi, Vietnam. On behalf of the Parliament, the Speaker of the NA, Vang Onh Hu, recognized the oath of the new President. Vo Van Thuong replaces Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who resigned as president in January 2023.
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Question 4: Which Indian actress has been invited to present the award in Oscars 2023?
answer: Indian film actress Deepika Padukone will be among the celebrities who will present the Oscar Award. He has been invited to present the award at the 95th Academy Awards. The Oscar Academy has released the first list of award winners for the ceremony. Apart from Deepika, Emily Blunt, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, Michael B. Jordan, Jennifer Connelly, Riz Ahmed, Glenn Close and Melissa McCarthy have been included in this. All these are famous stars of the world in the field of art.
Question 5: Under whose chairmanship has the Supreme Court constituted a committee to investigate the Adani Group case?
answer: The Supreme Court has constituted a six-member expert committee to investigate the Adani Group-Hindenburg matter. Retired Supreme Court Justice A.M. Sapre has been made the chairman of this committee. Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, former Infosys chairman K.V. Kamat, former SBI chairman O.P. Bhatt, former Bombay High Court Justice J.P. Deodhar and advocate Somashekhar Sundaresan. The committee will submit its report in two months.
Question 6: Which award has been given by the Union Ministry of Health and Welfare for the management of COVID-19?
answer: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been awarded the Porter Award-2023. This was announced recently during the India Dialogue at Stanford University in America. During this, the country’s contribution in developing and manufacturing the vaccine was also praised. The Porter Prize is named after the famous economist Michael E. Porter. The award also acknowledged the combined efforts of the government to fight Covid along with various allies, groups, especially ASHA workers in the PPE kit making industry.
Question 7: The Parliament of Finland approved the law to join which organization?
answer: Finland’s parliament has approved a law allowing the country to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – NATO. 184 members of parliament voted in favor, seven voted against and one member abstained. Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto said that the law will be signed as soon as possible. In May 2022, Finland’s parliament accepted an application to join NATO with a majority of 188 to eight. Finland’s membership has been ratified by 28 NATO members so far, but Turkey and Hungary have not ratified it.
Question 8: Which national runner has been banned for four years?
answer: India’s national record holder triple jumper Aishwarya Babu has been banned by NADA for four years for consuming banned drugs. The appeal panel of NADA had issued notice to Aishwarya on February 13 and she has time till March 6 to file an appeal against the ban. Aishwarya had tested positive for Ostarine during the National Inter-State Championships in Chennai on June 13 and 14 last year. Aishwarya won the gold medal in triple jump with a national record of 14.14 meters in the championship.
Question 9: Which player has been awarded the Player of the Year by the Asian Chess Federation?
answer: Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh has been awarded the Player of the Year award by the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) for winning the gold medal at the 44th Chess Olympiad in Mahabalipuram with a record-breaking score of 9/11. Gukesh became only the sixth Indian to break the 2700 Elo-rating mark and the youngest Grandmaster in the country to be rated above 2700. The headquarters of the Asian Chess Federation is in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The president of the federation is Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan.
Question 10: Which foreign player broke the record of Indian cricketer Ashwin?
answer: Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has become the highest wicket-taker in a single edition of the World Test Championship (WTC) after taking 11 wickets in the Indore Test against India. Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took the maximum 71 wickets in the first WTC edition (2019-2021) while Lion has 80 wickets in the current WTC edition (2021-2023).