Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya dedicates JIPMER International School of Public Health in Puducherry


1.Dinkar Gupta appointed as new Director General of National Investigation Agency

Former Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).The new Director General of the Kuldeep Singh, Director General of CRPF, Y.C. The additional charge of NIA was given in May 2021 after Modi’s retirement. Dinkar Gupta will hold this post till March 31, 2024 or further orders. Dinkar Gupta has a master’s degree in Police Administration. He took over the post of Director General of Punjab Police in 2019. He served in this post for 2 years 7 months. He was later transferred as the chairman of the Punjab Police Housing Board, as he sought permission for central deputation. He also served as Director General of Police, Intelligence, Punjab. This included the Intelligence Wing of Punjab, the Organized Crime Control Unit (OCCU) and the State Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS). He had a tenure of eight years on central deputation from June 2004 to July 2012. He held sensitive assignments during this period, In which the head of the Intelligence Bureau unit, which looks after VVIP security, was also involved. Dinkar Gupta has been decorated with two Police Gallantry Medals in 1992 and 1994. He was awarded the President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Services as well as the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2010 by the President. He was awarded the British Chevening Gurukul Scholarship in 1999.

2.India NCAP for the safety of passengers Draft GSR notification approved for implementation

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has approved the draft General Safety Regulations Notification to implement the new Vehicle Assessment Program- Bharat New Car Assessment Program (BNCAP) . Under this program, vehicles in India are given star rating on the basis of their performance in crash tests .will be given. Shri Gadkari said in a tweet that India is the NCAP. There will be a consumer centric platform which will help the customers to opt for a safer car based on the star rating. This will lead to healthy competition in manufacturing of safe vehicles in India. The Minister of Road Transport and Highways said that star rating of Indian cars on the basis of crash tests is of utmost importance, this will not only ensure the safety of the occupants of the cars but will also increase the exportability of Indian vehicles. New Car Safety Assessment Program India NCAP, to be launched from 1st April 2023.

3.Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh leaves for Portugal to participate in “United Nations Ocean Conference-2022 for 2022”

The Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh left for Portugal to participate in the ” United Nations Ocean Conference-2022 of 2022 ” . The conference will begin in Lisbon on Monday . He will deliver the keynote address on the Ocean Action Plan based on science and innovation at this conference. More than 130 countries are participating in this conference. In a statement before attending the conference, Dr Singh said that India continues to strive for the success of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Sciences for Sustainable Development, 2021-2030.

4.PM attends 14th BRICS summit

The Prime Minister , Shri Narendra Modi , led India’s participation through the virtual medium in the 14th BRICS Summit held under the chairmanship of President Xi Jinping of China from 23-24 June 2022 . Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro , Russian President Vladimir Putin and South African President Cyril Ramaphosaalso participated in the summit on 23 June. The High Level Dialogue on Global Development of the non-BRICS grouping segment of the summit was held on 24 June. On 23 June, the leaders discussed the areas of terrorism, trade, health, traditional medicine, environment, science, technology and innovation, agriculture, technical and vocational education and training and reform of the multilateral system, including key issues of the global context, the COVID-19 pandemic, Discussed on topics like global economic reforms etc.

5.Sahitya Akademi’s translation award to two writers from Jammu and Kashmir

Two writers from Jammu and Kashmir , Neelam Sareen and Pyare Desperate , have received the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Translation Award for the year 2021 . Ms. Neelam Sareen has been given this award for her translation of the book Pakistan Di Haqeeqat Kanne Roo-Ba-Ru in Dogri language . Mr. Pyare Desperate has received this award for his book Tawi and Paik in Kashmiri language . Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has congratulated both the winners.

6.Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya dedicates JIPMER International School of Public Health in Puducherry

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya dedicated the JIPMER International School of Public Health at the Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research , Puducherry . Lieutenant Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan and Chief Minister N Rangasamy and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. Later he laid the foundation stone of International Center of Excellence for Training in Medical Entomology at ICMR -Vector Control Research Center in Puducherry.

7.The US Supreme Court has overturned a 50-year-old law that recognized abortion for women

In the US , the Supreme Court has overturned a 50-year-old decision in which abortion was considered a constitutional right of women . The Supreme Court, with a majority of six to three, upheld the Republican-backed Mississippi law, which prohibits abortions after 15 weeks . This decision will change the abortion laws in America. More than 50 percent of US states are expected to implement the new sanctions. 13 provinces have also passed orders outlawing abortion after the Supreme Court’s decision. President Joe. Biden has criticized the decision to end abortion rights and called it putting women’s lives at risk in the name of the ideal.

8.US President Joe Biden signs gun safety law

US President Joe Biden signs federal gun safety legislation . After signing the bill at the White House, Joe Biden said the law would save lives. The law was introduced following recent shootings at an elementary school in the province of Texas and a supermarket in Buffalo New York . The House of Representatives on Friday passed the bill by a vote of 234 to 193. The new law has expanded the scope of background checks for gun-buying youths in the age group of 18 to 21 years . The bill imposes tougher restrictions on young shoppers and encourages provinces to crack down on fears of gun misuse.

9.India’s 1st Logistics Excellence Award to highlight the contribution of the private sector to change and innovation in the logistics sector

The Union Government hosted the first ever National Logistics Excellence Awards in New Delhi . Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles Shri Piyush Goyal along with Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Shri Som Prakash Sharma presented awards in 12 categories.Distributed. The objective of the National Logistics Excellence Awards is to recognize the work of many logistics service providers in the country, which are full of innovation, diversity and potential. There were 169 entries across 12 categories for the awards to be launched for the first time, on the basis of which the Ministry of Commerce and Industry carried out a year-long process to identify, classify and select eligible applicants. An expert inquiry committee consisting of 18 different experts and a national jury consisting of nine senior experts was constituted to take a final decision in this regard.

10.Indian Air Force to participate in Strategic Leadership Program with Egyptian Air Force

The Indian Air Force will participate in the Strategic Leadership Program at the Egyptian Air Force Weapon School in Egypt (airbase west of Cairo) from June 24 to July 24, 2022 , comprising three Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft from India , two C-17 aircraft and an Indian Air Force. 57 personnel of the Air Force (including C-17 contingents) will participate. This initiative is a unique program of exercise with warplanes in a combat environment through a large air force, looking at various conflict scenarios. The aim of the exercise is to enhance defense cooperation and exchange best practices between the two countries.

11.Indian Air Force organizes Capstone Seminar for the first ‘War and Aerospace Strategy Programme’

The Indian Air Force organized a capstone seminar at the Air Force Auditorium, New Delhi , to mark the conclusion of the first War and Aerospace Strategy Program (WASP) . The seminar was organized under the aegis of College of Air Warfare and Center for Air Power Studies . Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal VR Choudhary delivered his keynote address on the occasion. Senior officers of all the three services, scholars of air power and academicians of leading think tanks and leading colleges of the country participated in this program.

12.C-DOT signs agreement with Galore Networks for collaborative development of end-to-end 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) products and solutions

Center for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) is keen to forge strong partnerships with various stakeholders of the indigenous 5G ecosystem including local industry and start-ups. C-DOT continues to place greater emphasis on developing a well-coordinated collaborative framework that supports multiple 5G partners for healthy competition among leading 5G companies in an output-driven and goal-oriented environment. Is. Continuing its endeavor to promote indigenous development of 5G, C-DOT and Galore Networks have signed an agreement for collaborative development of end-to-end 5G RAN products and solutions .

13.Tamil Nadu sends second relief consignment to Sri Lanka

The second consignment of relief material from Tamil Nadu was sent from Sri Lanka on June 22, 2022 . Relief material has been sent to the people of Sri Lanka who are facing economic crisis. 15,000 metric tonnes of essential commodities were sent to Sri Lanka by ship. It was dispatched from Tuticorin port. The second consignment contains 14,712 metric tonnes of rice, worth Rs 48.30 crore, medicines worth Rs 11.90 crore and 250 tonnes of milk powder worth Rs 7.50 crore. On April 29, 2022, the Tamil Nadu Assembly passed a resolution to help the people of Sri Lanka. Later, the central government gave permission after which relief material worth Rs 33 crore was sent from Chennai port on 18 May. The government has promised to provide assistance of Rs 123 crore including 500 tonnes of milk powder, life saving medicines and 40,000 tonnes of rice.

14.Entry of medium and heavy vehicles banned in Delhi

The Delhi government issued an order banning the entry of medium and heavy goods vehicles into Delhi from November to February to check vehicular pollution . Entry of these vehicles will not be allowed from 1st November 2022 to 28th February 2023 . This is because the air quality deteriorates during the winter months due to vehicular pollution. Further, the Delhi government urged neighboring states, including Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, to allow only BS VI-compliant buses to enter Delhi from October 1. This step will help in controlling air pollution.

15.World Gold Council report: India ranks fourth in global gold recycling

According to the World Gold Council (WGC) report, India has emerged as the fourth largest recycler in the world and the country has recycled 75 tonnes in 2021. According to the WGC’s report titled ‘Gold Refining and Recycling’, China has topped the global gold recycling chart by recycling 168 tonnes of gold, followed by Italy with 80 tonnes and the US third with 78 tonnes in 2021. is in place.

16.CARD91 partners with Yes Bank and RuPay to help ease payment management

CARD91 , a Bengaluru (Karnataka) -based global payments infrastructure facilitating B2B (business-to-business) payments, announced a strategic partnership with Yes Bank and RuPay , the National Payments Corporation of India. (NPCI) ‘s flagship product. With this partnership, businesses will be able to offer a range of co-branded card tools and maintain a real-time dashboard to provide insights by employing the scalable CARD91 infrastructure. CARD91 will be able to increase its presence in the Indian payments market as a result of this partnership. It is also in discussions with other brands regarding co-branded instruments.

17.Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare to work with SBI to set up integrated pension platform

To improve the quality of life of senior citizens , State Bank of India (SBI) and the Centre’s Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare (DoPPW) will work together to develop an integrated pension platform . Sessions on Pension Policy Reforms and Digitization related to Pension Disbursement to Central Government Pensioners were organized during the two-day awareness program of Bank Employees at Udaipur, Rajasthan with the objective of sensitizing the officers of SBI.

18.Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the National Conference on Bajra

The Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the National Conference on Bajra . The theme of the conference held in New Delhi is ‘ The Future Super Food for India’.It is organized by industry body ASSOCHAM in association with the Ministry of Food Processing Industries. The conference has been organized to discuss the opportunities and challenges of ensuring food and nutrition security. The Union Minister said that the production of coarse cereals in the country has increased from 14.52 million tonnes in 2015-16 to 17.96 million tonnes in 2020-21 and the production of millet (pearl millet) has also increased to 10.86 million tonnes in the same period. Major millet producing states in India include Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.

19.RBI extends deadline for implementation of rules related to credit and debit cards

The Reserve Bank of India has postponed its plan to implement some new rules made for credit , debit and co-branded cards from July 1 . On the demand of the banking industry, now these rules will be implemented after three months i.e. from October 1. The rules, which were to come into effect from July 1, included not increasing the credit limit without the customer’s consent and closing the credit card if the customer does not activate it for a month.

20.A two-day National Conference of State Sports Ministers was organized in Gujarat

A two-day National Conference of State Sports Ministers was organized at Kevadiya in Gujarat . It was inaugurated by Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur . Discussions were held on promotion of sports in the conference. In this, representatives of different states also expressed their views on the Khelo India scheme. Shri Thakur said that in this two-day conference, representatives of all the states and union territories gave their participation and gave good suggestions and a consensus was reached on many subjects. He said that every two months there would be a review meeting of the secretary level and every six months there would be a review meeting of the sports ministers.

21.Indian football team jumps in FIFA ranking, reaches number 104

The Indian men’s senior national football team has jumped two places from 106th to 104th in the latest FIFA world rankings . This success has come after the Asian Cup qualification. The Indian women’s senior national football team has also found success, moving up three places from 59th to 56th . The Blue Tigers are one notch below New Zealand (103) who missed out on a place in the 2022 FIFA World Cup after losing to Costa Rica 0-1 in the intercontinental playoff earlier this month. However, India’s ranking among the members of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) remains stable at 19th position.

22.Jyoti Surekha and Abhishek Verma won the gold medal in the mixed team event of the World Cup Archery Phase-3

The pair of Jyoti Surekha and Abhishek Verma won the gold medal in the compound mixed event at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Paris . In the final, the pair of Jyoti and Abhishek defeated French pair of Robin Jatma and Lisel Jatma. The Indian women’s recurve team has already reached the final. India will face Taiwan for the gold medal.

23.IMO Seafarer’s Day

International Shipping Organization (IMO ) is celebrating Seafarers Day . This day is celebrated every year on 25 June in honor of seafarers. Seafarers help in the smooth conduct of shipping around the world. The day underlines the invaluable contribution of seafarers to the world’s commerce and economic system. About ninety percent of the world’s trade is carried out by ships and is followed by seafarers who are constantly on the job. The International Maritime Organization , a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for regulating shipping, declared June 25 every year as International Sailor Day in 2010 . After that in the year 2011The first ‘International Sailors Day’ was held. The main theme of this year is Seafarers – Ships at the Center of a Future. Its purpose is to draw attention to the role of seafarers.

24.National Memorial Authority celebrates martyrdom day of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur at Red Fort

The National Memorial Authority celebrated the martyrdom day (303rd) of the great warrior Baba Banda Singh Bahadur on 25 June at the Red Fort in New Delhi . Based on the Indian calendar, the martyrdom day of the great Sikh ruler falls on this day. Red Fort LawnsBut the program was attended by the Minister of State for Culture and External Affairs Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi as well as NMA Chairman Shri Tarun Vijay and Baba Jatinder Pal Singh Sodhi, the 10th generation descendant of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur. Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was a great Sikh warrior and a commander of the Khalsa Army which defeated the Mughals and liberated a large part of North India from the oppressive Mughal rule and established Khalsa rule in Punjab. Banda Singh Bahadur abolished the Zamindari system and gave property rights to the cultivators. He was a great ruler who introduced Nanak Shahi coins. He was captured by the Mughal ruler Farrukhsiyar and was martyred at Mehrauli, where a memorial has been erected in his memory.