Google Announces Startup Accelerator Program for Women Founders

0
66

1.Special ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held in New Delhi to mark 30th anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations

India hostedthe Special ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers’ Meeting of the Foreign Ministers and Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations – ASEAN . The meeting was organized to mark the completion of 30 years of mutual relations between ASEAN and IndiaThe meeting was co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Dr Subramaniam Jaishankar and Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan . The Ministry of External Affairs said that the meeting took place in an atmosphere of friendly and cooperation. It outlined the relationship between India and ASEAN. The Ministry said that India’s policy and approach to Eastern countries plays an important role in ASEAN for the wider Indo-Pacific region. In the drawing roomForeign Ministers of Brunei, Cambodia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, Lao and Thailand and Secretary General of ASEAN attended. In the meeting, topics like COVID-19, commerce and trade, connectivity, education and capacity building were discussed.

2.India’s first display fabrication unit to be set up in Hyderabad

Recently Telangana Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bengaluru based Elest owned by Rajesh Exports to set up India ‘s first Display Fabrication Unit in Hyderabad This display fabrication unit will be set up with an investment of Rs 24,000 crore which will be implemented under the India Semiconductor Mission Program of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology .) will be installed under Setting up Display Fab in Telangana will put India on the global map along with countries like the US, China and Japan. The government is confident that having a display fab in Telangana will boost the electronics and IT ecosystem and its subsidiaries in the state. Ever since the announcement of the Bharat Semiconductor Mission, the Telangana government has been working on a mission mode to set up fabrication units in the state.

3.World Health Organization said outbreak of monkeypox unusual and worrying

Monkeypox virus has spread to 29 countries so far . With this , more than 1000 cases have been reported. The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a warning in view of the increasing threat of the virus. It is a viral zoonotic disease (a disease transmitted from animals to humans) and is recognized as a disease similar to smallpox in monkeys , hence the name monkeypox. this nigeriais an endemic disease. Animals that have been identified as sources of monkeypox virus include monkeys and apes, a variety of rodents (including rats, squirrels and prairie dogs) and rabbits. The disease is caused by the monkeypox virus, which is a member of the Orthopoxvirus genus in the Poxviridae family. Infection with monkeypox was first discovered in 1958 after two outbreaks of a smallpox-like disease in research groups of monkeys named ‘monkeypox’. The first human transmission case was reported in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during a vigorous effort to eradicate smallpox. The incubation period (the time from infection to symptoms) for monkeypox is usually 7–14 days but this period can also be as long as 5–21 days.

4.Joint military exercise ‘Sampriti’ between India and Bangladesh with focus on UN peacekeeping operations concluded in Bangladesh

The 12-day joint military exercise ‘Sampriti’ between India and Bangladesh concluded in Jashore , Bangladesh . The Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh, the GOC of the 55th Division of the Indian Army and the GOC of the 20th Mountain Division were present at the closing ceremony. This exercise started on June 5. The exercise focused on capacity building for humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, counter-terrorist operations and UN peacekeeping operations.

5.Finance Dialogue between India and Japan in New Delhi

India and Japan hold finance dialogue in New Delhi . During this, the two countries exchanged views on the macroeconomic situation, the financial system, financial digitization and investment environment. Japan’s Deputy Minister of International Affairs Finance Masato Kanda and Ajay Seth, Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance of India, led the two sides. In view of the increasing importance of India-Japan in recent years, the status of this dialogue has been raised to the level of Deputy Minister and Secretary. During this bilateral dialogue, the participants reaffirmed that the two countries would continue to work together as they assume the presidency of the G-20 and G-7 next year.

6.NeSDA Report 2021: Kerala tops states

The National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment (NeSDA) Report 2021 was published recently. The report was released on June 13, 2022. NESDA helps the respective governments to improve delivery of citizen centric services and shares best practices across the country for emulation by all states, union territories and central ministries. DARPG launched the second edition of the NeSDA study in January 2021. Overall, in NESDA 2021, Kerala had the highest overall compliance score among all states and union territories. Jammu and Kashmire-Governance tops all Union Territories in India in the delivery of services, which has enabled it to save around Rs 200 crore annually which is spent on movement of files during the conduct of the Annual Durbar between the two capital cities – Jammu and Srinagar. it was done. Meghalaya and Nagaland in the North-East and hill states are the major state portals with an overall compliance of 90% in all assessment parameters.

7.First ever India-EU security and defense consultations held in Brussels

The first ever India-European Union (EU) security and defense consultations were held in Brussels , Belgium . The consultations were held in accordance with the decision taken at the India-EU summit in July 2020. The consultations were co-chaired by Somnath Ghosh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Defence, and Sandeep Chakraborty, Joint Secretary (Europe West), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India and Director Security and Defense Policy of the European Union.

8.Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said by March 2023, India will get 5G service

Minister of Railways, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnav said that by March 2023, India will start getting 5G service , which will be 10 times faster than 4G . Earlier, he approved the proposal of DoT to auction 5G spectrum a day back. He said the auction of a total of 72 GHz spectrum with a validity of 20 years would be completed by the end of July. Along with this, Ashwini Vaishnav said that many technologies, core networks for 5G service will be made by India, which will be a big achievement for India.

9.Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking: Kerala Tops Asia in Global Report

Boosting Kerala ‘s start-up ecosystem , the state has been ranked first in Asia in affordable talent in the Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) . Policy advisor and research organization Startup Genome and Global Entrepreneurship NetworkThe state has been ranked fourth in the global ranking in the GSER jointly prepared by In the first GSER published in 2020, Kerala was ranked 5th in Asia and 20th in the world. According to the report released by the policy advisory and research firm Startup Genome, the city of Bengaluru has moved up to 22nd in the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking. The report showed that Bengaluru’s tech ecosystem is valued at $105 billion which is more than $89 billion from Singapore and $62 billion from Tokyo. Delhi jumped 11 places to 26th and Mumbai 36th.

10.Google Announces Startup Accelerator Program for Women Founders

Google Announces Startup Accelerator Program for Women Founders . The program will help them address challenges such as fundraising and hiring. Google for Startup Accelerator India – Women Founders will run from July-2022 to September-2022 . The program is part of Google’s larger effort to improve the representation of women in various segments of India’s digitally trained workforce – be it entrepreneurship, professionals looking to upskill or young graduates looking to pursue their careers. want to start.

11.Indian Bank launches digital renewal scheme for KCC holders

Indian Bank launched its KCC Digital Renewal Scheme to enable eligible customers to renew their Kisan Credit Card accounts through digital mode . This initiative is part of the Bank’s digital transformation under ‘ Wave ‘ – a world of advanced virtual experiences . Account renewal can be done using Indian Bank’s Endosys Mobile App and Internet Banking. Out of the total agriculture portfolio of Rs 88,100 crore, KCC with 15.84 lakh customers constitutes Rs 22,300 crore.

12.Amara Raja to build green hydrogen fueling station for NTPC in Leh

In Leh, Ladakh , Amara Raja Power Systems will build the country’s first green hydrogen fueling station for the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) . According to the Amara Raja company, the pilot project will generate at least 80 kg of 99.97 percent pure hydrogen every day, which will be compressed, stored and delivered. The contract has been awarded to NTPC, which expects to operate five hydrogen fuel cell buses in the region.

13.Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri and Kamorta sent to Jakarta for three days

Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri and Kamorta deployed in South East Asia have been sent to Jakarta for three days . INS Sahyadri is an indigenously built multi-role stealth frigate while INS Kamorta is an indigenously built ASW corvette. During this, officers of the Indian Navy will participate in professional interactions with officers of the Indonesian Navy towards further enhancing interoperability and mutual cooperation. Apart from this, many social and informal discussions will also be held with the aim of strengthening the ties and mutual understanding between the two navies.

14.Sixth Census and House Census formally started in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally launched the Sixth Census and House Census in Bangladesh. This week-long process is happening a year behind the schedule due to the COVID pandemic. For the first time in Bangladesh, the digital census will be held on June 21.

15.National Security Advisor Ajit Doval calls for urgent reform of multilateral system to address global issues

The 12th meeting of National Security Advisors of BRICS countries was held through virtual medium. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval stressed for urgent reform of the multilateral system to address global issues with credibility, equity and accountability. He said that mutual cooperation has to be increased without any conditions to deal with terrorism.

16.Rural Development Ministry calls Rural Entrepreneurship Institute fake

The Ministry of Rural Development has termed the Institute of Rural Entrepreneurship as a fake organization . The Institute of Rural Entrepreneurship has been falsely claiming that it is an organization working under the aegis of the Ministry of Rural Development. This institute was running fake recruitment process for various posts in Uttarakhand, Punjab and Haryana. Based on the complaints received by the Ministry, it has been clarified that no such organization is affiliated with the Ministry of Rural Development. The ministry has advised the general public to be cautious in this regard. All applicants are advised to rely only on gov.in for Central Government and all State Government websites. Do not trust dot com or any other website or fake links.

17.Government approves additional central assistance of Rs 1,43 crore under National Disaster Response Fund for Rajasthan and Nagaland

The Central Government has approved additional central assistance of Rs. one thousand 43 crores under the National Disaster Response Fund for Rajasthan and Nagaland . Both these states were affected by floods during 2021-22. A high-level committee chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah has approved an amount of about one thousand four crore rupees for Rajasthan and more than Rs 39 crore for Nagaland. This assistance is in addition to the amount released from the Center to the states in the State Disaster Response Fund. The Central Government released 17 thousand seven hundred 47 crore rupees to the State Disaster Response Fund of 28 states during 2021-22. Seven thousand 342 crore rupees have been released to 11 states from the National Disaster Response Fund.

18.Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) developed an Indian Standard for ‘Cereal made of non-electrical cooling cabinet’

The National Standards body of India i.e. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has developed an Indian Standard- IS 17693: 2022 for ‘ Non-Electrical Cooling Cabinet Made of Clay ‘. Its name has been named ‘ Mitikool Refrigerator ‘. It presents an eco-friendly technology. It was built by the inventor of Gujarat, Shri Mansukhbhai Prajapati .has done it. The BIS standard specifies the construction and performance requirements of a ceramic cooling cabinet, which operates on the principle of volatile cooling. These cabinets can be used to store perishable food items without electricity. This standard helps BIS meet 6 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These are no poverty, no hunger, gender equality, affordable and clean energy, industry, innovation and infrastructure, and responsible consumption and production. It is a clay made natural refrigerator, mainly designed for storing vegetables, fruits and milk and water cooling. It provides natural cooling to the stored food items without the need for any electricity.

19.Indian para-weightlifters Manpreet Kaur and Paramjit Kumar won bronze medals at the Asia Oceania Open

Indian para lifters Manpreet Kaur and Paramjit Kumar won bronze medals at the Asia Oceania Open Championship of World Para Powerlifting in South Korea . On the first day of this weightlifting competition, Manpreet Kaur won the bronze medal in the women’s 41 kg weight category by lifting 88 kg. He lifted a total of 173 kg. In men’s section, Paramjit Kumar lifted 160 and 163 kg in two rounds of 49 kg weight category, which is his best performance till date.

20.Dr S Jaishankar and Shri Anurag Thakur inaugurate the first Squash Court of Sports Authority of India at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium

Union Minister of External Affairs Dr. S. Jaishankar and Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur at the Squash Court at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium , New Delhi .inaugurated. These are the first squash courts to be started by the Sports Authority of India in any center across the country. Former Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju had laid the foundation stone of this project in December 2020. Before implementation, various meetings were held between representatives of Squash Racket Federation and eminent sportspersons at senior level and it was decided that a total of 6 squash courts should be set up in the stadium. Out of these 6, a total of 3 singles courts will be kept as convertible courts, which will be convertible into 2 doubles courts. The construction of the squash court at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium was approved in the meeting of the governing body of the Sports Authority of India at a total cost of Rs 5.52 crore. The Government of India-owned National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) completed the project in New Delhi despite COVID-19 and pollution related restrictions.

21.BWF Indonesia Masters 2022

The 2022 Indonesia Masters badminton tournament (officially known as Daihatsu Indonesia Masters ) took place in Istora Gelora Bang Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia . Olympic champions Viktor Axelsen and Chen Yufei won the respective men’s and women’s singles titles at the BWF Indonesia Masters 2022. List of winners –

grade the winner
men’s singles Viktor Axelsen (Denmark)
women’s singles Chen Yufei (China)
men’s couple Fajar Alfian (Indonesia) and Muhammad Riyan Ardianto (Indonesia)
female couple Chen Qing Chen (China) and Jia Yifan (China)
mixed doubles Zheng Siwei (China) and Huang Yaqing (China)

22.International Family Remittance Day

International Family Remittance Day (IDFR) is celebrated every year by the United Nations General Assembly on 16 June .is organized. The event of this day was announced in the year 2015. ‘International Family Remittance Day’ recognizes the two hundred million migrant workers who transfer money to their loved ones. Remittance is money that is sent to another party (usually from one country to another). The sender is usually an immigrant and the recipient belongs to a community/family. In other words, remittance or remittance refers to the income sent by migrant workers to their native community/family in the form of money or kind. It is to be known that India is the largest recipient of remittances or remittances in the world. According to the United Nations, ‘remittance’ connects migrant workers to their families financially. The day underlines the fact that ‘remittance’ meets many basic needs of families across the world. this years,Recovery and resilience through digital and financial inclusion .

23.Noted critic and linguist Professor Gopi Chand Narang passed away

Professor Gopi Chand Narang , a highly respected critic, writer and linguist of Urdu , passed away. He was 91 years old. He breathed his last in America where he was living with his son. Professor Narang was honored with Padma Bhushan and Sahitya Akademi Award . He wrote more than 65 critical books in language, literature, poetry and cultural studies in Urdu, Hindi and English . He was Professor Emeritus at Delhi University and Jamia Millia Islamia . He was born in Dukki which is now in Balochistan , Pakistan .