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Current Affairs September 2022

September 2022 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of September 2022 related to politics, sports, culture, science, awards, person in news, etc. Monthly edition of our current affairs carries important news and events happening in India and around the world. These current affairs are important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, Banking, CDS, NDA, LIC, PSC, MAT, CAT, Railways, etc.

Latest current affairs for the month of September 2022 are given below. Hope you like it.


Who has been appointed as India’s second Chief of Defence Staff? He will head the Department of Military Affairs (DMA) as Secretary; and he will also be the Permanent Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC). Lt Gen Anil Chauhan
Who has been appointed as the new Attorney General of India? for a period of 3 years? R. Venkataramani
Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2020 will be accorded to which legendary actress of Bollywood? Asha Parekh
Name the veteran bowler, the leading wicket-taker in women's international cricket, who announced her retirement from international cricket? Jhulan Goswami
The international airport in Chandigarh has been renamed after which freedom fighter? Bhagat Singh
Name the former Indian hockey player who has been chosen to be the President of sports federation Hockey India (HI)? Dilip Tirkey
At which place in Madhya Pradesh (MP), the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has found ancient caves and temples, remains of Buddhist structures and mural inscriptions bearing names of cities like Mathura and Kaushambi in old scripts during its recent exploration? Bandhavgarh
Ranipur Tiger Reserve has been approved by the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet for which region? Bundelkhand
Which State of India became the first state in the country to start an encyclopedia on tribal communities to document their age-old and unique traditions? Odisha
Name the Indian football captain to whom the World football governing body FIFA has given a glowing tribute and honoured him by producing a three-part documentary on his incredible career? Sunil Chhetri
Which central ministry has launched Swachh Toycathon under the Swachh Amrit Mahotsav? Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA)
Name the world’s highest battlefield where the Indian Army has activated satellite broadband-based internet service on September 18, 2022? Siachen Glacier
Name the Indian Naval Ship which was decommissioned on September 19, 2022 after rendering 32 years of glorious service to the nation? INS Ajay
Name the Indian Comedy King who passed away at the age of 58 on September 21, 2022? Raju Srivastava
Which Gujarati movie has been announced as India’s official entry for Oscars 2023 for Best International Feature Film category? Chhello Show
In which State, India's first Dugong Conservation Reserve would be set up? Tamil Nadu
With which company, the Defence Ministry has signed a ₹1,700-crore contract to acquire supersonic surface-to-surface cruise missiles for frontline warships? BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd
Who has become the first Indian to win 4 medals at World Wrestling Championships? Bajrang Punia
Name the chess player from Bengaluru who has become the 76th Grandmaster of India on September 15, 2022? Pranav Anand
Indian Army has decided to shift the Army Day Parade of 2023 out of Delhi to which area? The parade will now be held at different locations on a rotational basis and the venue will be changed every year. Southern Command
License of which co-operative bank has been cancelled recently by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)? Laxmi Cooperative Bank
Which Indian city has been nominated as the first-ever SCO Tourism and Cultural Capital during 2022-2023? Varanasi
Prime Minister Modi released cheetahs in which National Park under ‘Project Cheetah’? Kuno National Park
How many cheetahs were released in the Kuno National Park? 8
From which country India brought 8 cheetahs and released in Kuno National Park? Namibia
At place in Andhra Pradesh, the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar has launched the pre-production run of India's first lithium-ion cell manufacturing facility? Tirupati
Name the Adani Group’s Chairman who with a net worth of USD 153.9 billion has become world’s second richest person after overtaking Louis Vuitton’s Bernard Arnault, as per Forbes’ Real-Time Billionaires List? Gautam Adani
On which day Engineer's Day is observed in India every year? 15 September
Whose birth anniversary was celeberated as Engineers Day in India every year on 15th September? M. Visvesvaraya
Who has become the first Indian woman wrestler to win two medals at the World Championships after winning the Bronze medal in the 53kg category? Vinesh Phogat
Government of which State has announced School Breakfast Programme with the aim to alleviate hunger? The scheme is applicable to the students studying from Class 1 to Class 5 in state-run primary schools. Tamil Nadu
What is the theme for Ayurveda Day 2022? Har Din Har Ghar Ayurveda
Name the Senior Advocate who is set to be appointed as the 14th Attorney General of India after KK Venugopal vacates the post? This will also be his second tenure as an Attorney General of India. Mukul Rohtagi
During which period, Mukul Rohtagi served as the Attorney General of India for the first time? June 2014 and June 2017
Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar has inaugurated India's longest rubber dam on the Falgu River in Gaya. What is the name of this dam? Gayaji Dam
In which State, 36th National Games will be organized between September 29 to October 12, 2022? Gujarat
Which company on September 6, 2022, got the emergency use authorization from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for the intranasal COVID-19 vaccine? This will be India’s first nasal vaccine against Coronavirus. Bharat Biotech
New Delhi's historic Rajpath and Central Vista lawns will be renamed as? Kartavya Path
Legendary artist Ram Chandra Manjhi who passed away on September 7, 2022 was related to which field? Bhojpuri Folk Dance
Which state of India will host the Hockey World Cup 2023? Odisha
How many States will be covered by Bharat Jodo Yatra launched by Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi? 12
India’s first Night Sky Sanctuary will be opened in which State/UT? Ladakh
Name the former all-rounder of the Indian Cricket Team who announced retirement from all forms of cricket on September 6, 2022? Suresh Raina
On which day Teachers' Day was observed in India every year? 5 September
Whose birth anniversary on 5th September is celebrated as Teachers' Day in India? Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Name the former chairman of the Tata Group who died in a car accident on September 4, 2022? Cyrus Mistry
Name the Indian athelete who has gifted his gold-medal-winning javelin to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland? Neeraj Chopra
Which State/UT has made forensic investigation mandatory in all serious criminal cases? Delhi
Which team won the Durand Cup 2022 football tournament defeating Mumbai City in the finals? Bengaluru


On which day World Heart Day was observed? 29 September
Who on September 28 became the first European woman to take over command of the International Space Station (ISS)? Samantha Cristoforetti (Italy)
On which day World Rabies Day was observed to spread awareness about rabies? 28 September
Which International Financial Institution has announced $14 billion support for food security in the Asia Pacific which is threatened by Russia-Ukraine war and global climatic conditions? The funding is for the period 2022-2025. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
On which day World Tourism Day was observed? 27 September
Who is set to become the first female prime minister of Italy Giorgia Meloni
Which country has granted Russian citizenship to former US security contractor Edward Snowden? Russia
Scientists from which country has successfully cloned the wild Arctic wolf 'Maya' for the first time in the world? China
Which country will host Women Asia Cup 2022? Bangladesh
On which day International Day of Sign Languages was observed? 23 September
Which country has won SAFF Women’s Championship 2022? Bangladesh
On which day International Day of Peace was observed? 21 September
Which country has emerged as the largest bilateral lender for Sri Lanka, overtaking China? India has provided a total of 968 million US dollars in loans to the island nation in four months of 2022. India
On which day International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone layer (World Ozone Day) was observed? 16 September
Astana has been announced as the new Capital of which country? Kazakhstan
Name the tennis player, a 20 times Grand Slam winner, who announced retirement from Tennis on September 15, 2022? Roger Federer (Switzerland)
Which country will host FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 between October 11 to 30, 2022? India
On which day International Day of Democracy was observed? 15 September
How many people globally were living in "modern slavery" in 2021, according to a report by the UN, which said that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increased risk of forced marriages in countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Egypt? 50 million
Who won the US Open Tennis Tournament 2022 beating Norway’s Casper Russ in the final? Carlos Alcaraz
Which country defeated Pakistan by 23 runs to lift their 6th Asia Cup title at the Dubai International Stadium on September 11, 2022? Sri Lanka
Which country has become the fifth largest economy in the world, pushing the United Kingdom to the sixth spot? India
Who has become the 56th Prime Minister of United Kingdom? Liz Truss
Queen Elizabeth II of England passed away on September 8, 2022. Her reign lasted for how many years? 70 years and 7 months
Who has become the new King of the United Kingdom after the demise of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II? Prince Charles III
Who has been appointed as the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights? Volker Türk (Austria)
On which day International Literacy Day was observed? 8 September
Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan has been appointed as the CEO of which American multinational company? Starbucks
Who has become the first player to score 3500 runs in T20I matches? Rohit Sharma