Top 5 Current Affairs of the Day: 29 September 2022- Anil Chauhan, Tiger Reserve, Advocate R Venkataramani

The Indian Government has appointed retired General Anil Chauhan as the next Chief of Defence Staff on September 28, 2022.

Top 5 Current Affairs of the Day: 29 September 2022
Top 5 Current Affairs of the Day: 29 September 2022

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the new Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabias’ crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman has been named prime minister on September 27, 2022. The post of prime minister is traditionally held by the king. King Salman bin Abdulaziz also promoted his second son Prince Khalid to Defense Minister. Crown Prince Md. Salman was born as the eldest son of Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz and his third wife, Fahda bint Falah Al Hithlain.

UP Government approves first tiger reserve in Bundelkhand

As a measure to promote tiger reservation, the UP government approves the establishment of a tiger reserve in the Bundelkhand region. The state government gave a green signal to the decision on September 27, 2022, for protecting tigers. The meeting was chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the cabinet approved the construction of the reserve under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. 

Samantha Cristoforetti becomes first woman of Europe to command ISS

Samantha Cristoforetti has been appointed as the first woman to command International Space Station. She succeeded Russian Cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev during a live ceremony from space on September 28, 2022. Samantha will be the fifth and first woman European commander of the International Space Station. 

Advocate R Venkataramani appointed as new Attorney General of India

Advocate Ramaswamy Venkataramani has been appointed as the new Attorney General of India by the Government of India on September 28, 2022. Venkataramani’s appointment as attorney general of India is for three years. KK Venugopal’s term as attorney general of India will end on September 30 and R Venkataramani will succeed him. 

Retired lieutenant general Anil Chauhan is the new Chief of wDefence Staff

The Indian Government has appointed retired General Anil Chauhan as the next Chief of Defence Staff on September 28, 2022. The retired lieutenant will also work as a Secretary, to the Government of India, Department of Military Affairs from the date of his assumption of charge. The appointment has come months after the country’s first CDS General Bipin Rawat died in a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu’s Nilgiris district. 

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