1. Oxygen Project for India Project O 2 for India
The project ‘ Project O 2 for India ‘ of the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, the Oxygen Project in India, enables stakeholders working to enhance the country’s capacity to meet this increase in medical oxygen demand. . Zeolites , a national consortium of oxygen under ‘Project O 2 for India’Ensures national level supply of critical raw materials, setting up of small oxygen plants, manufacturing of compressors, end products i.e. oxygen plants, concentrators and ventilators etc. The consortium is not only ready to provide immediate or short-term relief, but it is also working to strengthen the manufacturing environment for long-term preparedness.
2. Switzerland may become the second country in the world to ban synthetic pesticides
Switzerland will hold a referendum on several issues, the result of which could make it the second country in the world to ban synthetic pesticides . Switzerland has set a target to ban synthetic pesticides within 10 years. At present , such insecticides are banned only in Bhutan in the whole world . There is also a referendum to be held on issues of countering terrorism, cutting carbon emissions and emergency financing for COVID-19. Such referendums are a major part of Switzerland’s direct democratic system. Proponents of the ban on synthetic pesticides say major pesticide companies such as Switzerland’s Schingenta and Germany’s Bayer are posing health and environmental risks.
3. PM attends first outreach session of G-7 summit
The Prime Minister said the G-7 Summit attended the first outreach session. Titled ‘ Building Back Stronger-Health ‘, the session focused on the global recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and strengthening critical attitudes against future pandemics. During the session, the Prime Minister appreciated the support extended by the G-7 and other visiting countries during the recent wave of COVID infections in India. In his address, PM Modi called ‘ One Earth One Health” gave the message. He highlighted India’s approach to ‘Samagra Samaj’ to fight the pandemic. During this, PM Modi also highlighted India’s successful use of open source digital tools for contact tracing and vaccine management. He conveyed India’s desire to share its experience and expertise with other developing countries.
4. Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani appealed to the citizens of the country to give information about child labor cases on ‘Pencil Portal’ or ‘Childline-1098’
The Union Minister for Women and Child Development and Textiles, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani has appealed to the citizens of the country to report the cases of child labor on ‘ Pencil Portal ‘ or by calling ‘ Childline-1098 ‘. ” World Child Labor Prohibition DayOn the occasion of the occasion, Smt. Irani said in a tweet message, ‘Education and a happy childhood is the right of every child. On World Child Labor Prohibition Day, let us all reiterate our commitment to tackle the problem of child labour. It is only with people’s participation that we can ensure that our children get the childhood they deserve. World Child Labor Prohibition Day is observed every year on 12 June across the world. The International Labor Organization (ILO) started ‘World Day for the Prohibition of Child Labor’ in 2002 to focus on the extent to which child labor is prevalent around the world and what steps are being taken to eliminate it. Steps and efforts are necessary.
5. Rebecca Grinspan becomes the first female president of UNCTAD
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has approved the nomination of Rebecca Grinspan for the post of President of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) . She is a Costa Rica economist. She will be the first woman and Central American to head the Geneva-based organization, UNCTAD. She was named as the Secretary-General of UNCTAD by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
6. G7 leaders launch Build Back Better World (B3W) to counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Recently G7 leaders called Build Back Better World (B3W) to help developing countries to counter China ‘s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI )A new initiative called The G-7 summit is being organized in Cornwall, England. During this conference, G7 leaders supported the Build Back Better World (B3W) initiative. President Biden and G7 partners have agreed to launch a new global infrastructure initiative Build Back Better World (B3W), according to a White House statement. The White House statement described the initiative as a value-driven, high-standard and transparent infrastructure partnership led by major democracies to reduce infrastructure needs in the developing world by more than $40 trillion. which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. B3W will collectively catalyze hundreds of billions of dollars of infrastructure investment for low- and middle-income countries over the coming years.
7. Flipkart to lead ‘Medicines from the Sky’ project
E-commerce company Flipkart has partnered with the Telangana government to lead the “ Medicines from the Sky ” project. Drone delivery of medical supplies to remote areas under the project to this consortium Under this consortium, Walmart-owned Flipkart will deploy drones and enable the delivery of vaccines and medical supplies. Geo mapping, location tracing and routing of shipments for drone delivery of these goods Technologies like ‘Beyond Visual Line of Sight’ (BVLOS) will be used in remote areas of Telangana by Flipkart over the years to serve millions of customers across India. The project is envisaged by the World Economic Forum and Healthnet Global Limited.
8. ICMR will start 4th National Sero Survey
NITI Aayog member Dr. VK. Paul (Dr. VK Paul) , according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (Indian Council of Medical Research-ICMR ) Fourth National Kovid -19 sero survey will start. He has also urged the states to start their own sero surveillance to assess the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be the fourth sero survey to be conducted by ICMR. It will be conducted in 70 districts across India.6 Children over the age of one year will be surveyed. Sero surveys are used to determine the spread of coronavirus antibodies among the community.
9. Border Roads Organization has set up two Centers of Excellence (CoE)
Defense Minister, Rajnath Singh inaugurated two Centers of Excellence (CoE) set up by the Border Roads Organization (BRO) at Seema Sadak Bhawan in New Delhi. inaugurated. These Centers of Excellence have been established to achieve excellence in road safety and promote development in the construction of roads, airfields, tunnels and bridges. These two Centers of Excellence are as follows: Center of Excellence for Road Safety & Awareness (CoERSA) – It aims to create awareness about road safety by analyzing road accidents. It will also suggest ways to save lives. Center of Excellence for Roads, Bridges, Air Fields and Tunnels (CoERBAT) – It focuses on institutionalizing the knowledge gained in the development of about 60,000 km of roads, 19 airfields, 56,000 m of bridges and four tunnels in Eastern and North-Western India .
10. ESA announces ‘EnVision’ orbiter to study Venus
After the US space agency NASA decided to send two missions to the planet, the European Space Agency (ESA) has announced its probe called ‘ EnVision ‘ to study the planet Venus . EnVision will be the next orbiter to orbit the planet Venus. This will provide a holistic view of the planet from the inner core of the planet Venus to the upper atmosphere. It will explore how and why Venus and Earth evolved so differently. Significantly, NASA’s Davinci + (DAVINCI +) and VERITAS (VERITAS) missions will enter the atmosphere of Venus. ESA will launch its probe by 2030.
11. Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana and United Arab Emirates elected to UNSC
Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for 2022-23 for the term of non-permanent members as powerful as the United Nations Security Council (UN Security Council – UNSC)has been elected unopposed. The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has held elections to elect five non-permanent members to the UNSC. He will begin his term on the council for a two-year term from January 1, 2022. Five countries won the election unopposed as they were the only candidates from their respective regional groups. According to the regional distribution of the 2021 election, three seats were available from African and Asian countries. Gabon, Ghana and the United Arab Emirates have won these three seats. In addition there was a seat available from the Latin American and Caribbean group for which Brazil was selected. Whereas, Albania won the seat of the Eastern European Group.
12. Education Ministry releases Rs 7,622 crore to States and Union Territories under Samagra Shiksha Yojana
Recently, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has said that Rs 7,622 crore will be given to the states and union territories .amount has been released. This amount has been released under the Samagra Shiksha Yojana to continue various educational initiatives. It is an integrated scheme for school education. The scheme is focused from pre-school to class XII. The scheme ensures inclusive and equitable quality education for all at all levels of school education. The scheme is called Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA). ), Teacher Education (TE), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA). The scheme emphasizes on improving the quality of school education by focusing on teacher and technology. handjob
13. Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves budgetary support of Rs.498.8 crore for innovation in Defense Sector through i-DEX-DIO
Defense Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has approved a budgetary support of Rs.498.8 crore for Innovation in Defense Excellence (I-DEX)- Defense Innovation Organization (DIO) for the next five years . The creation of i-DEX and setting up of the DIO by the Department of Defense Production (DDP) aims to promote innovation and technology development in defense and aerospace by involving industries including MSMEs, start-ups, individual innovators, R&D institutions and academia. To build an eco-system and provide them with grants/financing and other support for research and development which has good potential for adoption in future for Indian Defense and Aerospace needs.
14. RBI brought housing finance companies under the purview of Risk Based Internal Audit Rules (RBIA)
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has 5,000 crore over Rs that are not consuming all deposits assets and deposits HFC (housing finance companies) to risk-based internal audit (Risk-based Internal Audit – RBIA )brought within the ambit of the rules. These rules will be effective from June 30, 2022. Earlier on February 3, RBI had applied these rules to other entities as well. After the internal audit rules were extended to HFCs, the share prices of HFCs declined. RBI’s new guidelines are important with regard to the increasing issues of financial regularity and governance issues in banks and NBFCs. Will ensure smooth transition from the existing system of internal audit. The boards of NBFCs and UCBs are primarily responsible for monitoring their internal audit functions.
15. 13 June: International Albinism Awareness Day
Every year, International Albinism Awareness Day (International Albinism Awareness Day) June 13 is celebrated. This day is celebrated around the world to celebrate the human rights of persons affected by albinism. Theme: #StrengthBeyondAllOdds
Albinism is genetically inherited, non-contagious and results in loss of pigmentation in the skin, eyes and hair. If both parents have the gene for albinism, the baby can also be affected by it at birth.
16. Renowned neurologist Dr. Ashok Panagariya passed away
Recently, well-known neurologist and Padma Shri awardee Dr. Ashok Panagariya passed away due to Kovid-19 complications. Dr. Panagariya was 71 years old. Dr. Ashok Panagariya was unwell for some time, he was on ventilator support in a private hospital for the past several days. His condition deteriorated in the last two days and he passed away today. President Shri Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi have condoled his death. Dr. Ashok Panagariya , Vice Chancellor , Rajasthan University of Health Sciences , Jaipur and Planning Board , Government of RajasthanServed in several top positions including as a member of Dr. Ashok Panagariya was a renowned neurologist, medical researcher and educationist from India. He was born in the year 1950 in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
17. Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Dr Indira Hridayesh passes away
The Leader of the Opposition Congress in the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly , Dr Indira Hridayesh passed away due to a heart attack in Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the death of Dr. Indira and expressed condolences to her family and supporters. He did public service in Uttarakhand as MLA, MLC, Minister and Leader of the Opposition.
18. Foundation stone and ground worship for Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple on the outskirts of Jammu
Manoj Sinha , Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir , Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy and Dr. Jitendra Singh , Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office visit Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Majin , on the outskirts of Jammu .Laid the foundation stone for this and performed Bhoomi Pujan. YV Subba Reddy, Chairperson, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam and other members of the Board of the Temple Management Trust were present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Sinha said that the construction of the temple will give a boost to religious tourism in Jammu division. Along with this temple, a Vedic school and hospital will also be built. This temple will have the main temple of Venkateshwara Swamy as well as the temples of Sri Andal and Sri Padmavati. This temple will be of South Indian style made of granite stone. The temple will also have facilities for Veda Pathshala, Meditation Centre, Office, Accommodation and Parking for the pilgrims. The construction cost of the temple will be Rs 33 crore 22 lakh and it will be completed in 18 months.
19. US and South Korea commit to work with Japan to denuclearize the Korean peninsula
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung UE-Yong of the Korean Peninsula and devoid of nuclear weapons to Japan have expressed their commitment to work together. G-7 SummitA joint statement issued after the meeting of the two leaders said, without naming North Korea, that little progress has been made on efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons in the region. The statement also said that Mr. Blinken and Mr. Chung emphasized the importance of multilateral cooperation to address regional issues, including the restoration of democracy in Burma. The statement also referred to a military coup in Myanmar earlier this year.