Inauguration of superstructure replacement for Mahatma Gandhi Setu


1.Suraksha-Mitra project launched in Kerala

The Suraksha-Mitra project has become operational in the state of Kerala . Suraksha-Mitra Project is a vehicle monitoring system . It sends distress message in case of any mishap. The Motor Vehicles Department has started this project under the Nirbhaya scheme . The system will send a distress message to the mobile phones of the owners in case of any untoward incident during the journey. Vehicles with a Vehicle Location Tracking Device (VLTD)will be imposed. If the vehicle is involved in an accident or if the driver over-speeds the vehicle, the owners will receive an SMS alert from VLTD. Alerts will be sent instantly through SMS and E-mail to the relevant number and email ID provided by the owners during the installation of the device. Thus, the owner will be able to ensure the safe movement of the vehicle keeping in mind the authenticity of the message.

2.Shangri-La Dialogue organized in Singapore

19th Shangri-La talks after two years in Singapore from June 10 to June 12 , 2022was held in This major security summit in Asia was called off due to the Kovid-19 pandemic. It is organized by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Around 500 delegates from more than 40 countries participated in this summit. Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delivers the inaugural keynote address on June 10, 2022. During this address, he outlined Japan’s approach to regional security. He is the first Prime Minister of Japan to speak at this summit since 2014. The Shangri-La Dialogue is Asia’s premier defense summit, where ministers debate security challenges in the region. The Shangri-La Dialogue is officially known as the Asia Security Summit. It is held annually, But could not be conducted in 2020 and 2021. The dialogue usually involves the defense minister, military chiefs of Asia-Pacific states and permanent heads of ministries.

3.Inauguration of superstructure replacement for Mahatma Gandhi Setu

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the superstructure replacement for Mahatma Gandhi Setu . The Union Minister also laid the foundation stone of 15 National Highway projects at Hajipur and Patna. Mahatma Gandhi Setu was constructed with Rs 1,742 crore. The Union Minister also inaugurated the “Chhapra-Gopalganj section of NH-85”, which has been built at a cost of Rs 1,192 crore. This bridge connecting North Bihar with South Bihar is the lifeline of Bihar.Is. With this superstructure replacement project, the crossing time on it has been reduced from 2 to 3 hours to 5 to 10 minutes. Mahatma Gandhi Setu It is a four-lane bridge over the Ganges River in Patna. It was constructed by the Government of Bihar during the year 1980 and was inaugurated in May 1982. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways tried for nearly 15 years to rehabilitate this bridge, but failed to do so. After several researches, it was decided to dismantle the existing superstructure and re-embellish it with steel trusses. Its total length is 5,750 metres, making it the third longest river bridge in India. It was the longest river bridge in India built between 1982 and 2017. It was inaugurated in May 1982. It was manufactured by Gammon India Limited over ten years.

4.Defense Minister Rajnath Singh launched ‘Agneepath’ scheme

The Agneepath scheme has been launched for the recruitment of large numbers of youth in the three branches of the Indian Army – Army, Navy and Air Force . Under this scheme, the youth will have to serve in the Defense Force for only four years . Along with Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, the army chiefs of the three services have announced this plan by holding a press conference. Every year about 45,000 youth will be inducted into the army under Agneepath. These youths will be between the ages of 17.5 to 21 years. They will get a chance to serve in the army for four years. Out of these four years, the soldiers will be given basic training for 6 months. The soldiers will be given 30 thousand to 40 thousand salary and other benefits. They will be entitled to get awards, medals and insurance cover like permanent soldiers of the three services.

5.Britain’s Queen becomes the world’s second longest-reigning monarchy

Britain ‘s Queen Elizabeth II holds the record for the second longest reign in history, behind Louis XIV of France , overtaking the King of ThailandTo mark 70 years of service to the nation, Britain celebrated the 96-year-old Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with several grand events last weekend. Now he has set a new record for the second longest reign by overtaking King Bhumibal Adulyadej of Thailand. Bhumibal ruled for 70 years 126 days between 1927 and 2016. Louis-XIV of France remains the longest-reigning monarch, ruling for 72 years and 110 days from 1643 to 1715. Queen Elizabeth II, who was crowned in 1953, surpassed her great-grandmother Queen Victoria in September 2015. She became the longest serving British monarch.

6.Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav launches Start-up for Railways in New Delhi

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav launched ” Start-up for Railways ” in New Delhi . The policy aims to leverage the technologies developed by Start-ups, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Innovations and Entrepreneurs of India to improve the operational efficiency and safety of the Railways. The start-up policy is part of the innovation program for the Railways. This policy will bring accuracy and efficiency in the areas of operation, maintenance and infrastructure creation through large and untapped start-up ecosystem.

7.38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol Held in Andaman Sea and Straits of Malacca

The 38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol between the Indian Naval Units of the Andaman and Nicobar Command and the Indonesian Navy is being conducted in the Andaman Sea and Straits of Malacca . It will run till 24th of this month. This is the first coordinated patrol between the two countries after the pandemic.

8.President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of Rashtriya Military School in Bengaluru

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of Rashtriya Military School in Bengaluru . Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot , Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. Rashtriya Military School was established in the year 1946 .

9.Prime Minister’s National Trainee Fair organized on June 13 at 200 places across the country

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will now organize the Prime Minister’s National Apprenticeship Fairs every month to provide more opportunities to the youth for on-field training and to increase their chances of getting employment in the corporate world . In this sequence, fairs will be organized from 9 am to 5 pm at more than 200 places across the country on June 13, 2022. More than a thousand companies belonging to more than 36 sectors will participate in the fair and will select trainees for training in the company. Those having 5th to 12th class pass certificate, skill development certificate holder, ITI diploma holder or graduate degree holder can give interview for these occupations/opportunities.

10.Pop singer Justin Bieber affected by ‘Ramsay Hunt syndrome’

Recently pop singer Justin Bieber has been affected by ‘ Ramsay Hunt Syndrome ‘. Ramsay Hunt syndrome, also known as ‘ herpes zoster oticus ‘, is a virus infection on the ‘ geniculate ganglion ‘ (7th cranial nerve) of the facial nerve, which occurs when the infection affects the facial nerves. Is. This causes the nerves to become inflamed, then they lose their ability to function, causing temporary facial paralysis. There are 12 cranial nerves in the body. Ramsay Hunt syndrome is a viral infection that affects the 7th cranial nerve, which is involved in facial movements. Only five to 10 out of every 100,000 people are affected by Ramsay Hunt syndrome each year, making it an extremely rare disorder.

11.National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment-2021 Report

Recently the Union Minister released the second edition of the National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment-2021 Report . This report has been prepared by assessing the states and union territories. The report lays special emphasis on the effectiveness of central ministries in providing online services to citizens . According to the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions , the report has also given suggestions to the governments to improve their e-governance service delivery system . The National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment-2021 covers services across seven sectors. These include finance, labor and employment, education, local government and utility services, social welfare, environment and tourism.Are included. E-governance can be defined as the use of information and communication technology (ICT) by the government to facilitate government services, exchange of information and integration of various standalone systems and services. Through e-governance, government services are made available to citizens and businesses in a convenient, efficient and transparent manner.

12.China will build solar power plant in space

Recently, China proposed a plan to launch a solar power plant in space to achieve continuous electricity in 2028 . China had planned to set up a 1 MW solar power station in space by 2030 . However, according to the updated plan, China will launch a satellite in 2028. The satellite will test space-to-ground wireless power transmission technology from an altitude of 400 km. It will convert solar energy into microwave or laser . Using lasers, energy beams would be directed toward various targets, including moving satellites and fixed locations on Earth. The solar power plant will have a capacity of 10 kW, which is enough to meet the needs of some households.

13.WhatsApp India launched an initiative called “SMB Saathi Utsav”

WhatsApp India launched an initiative called “ SMB Saathi Utsav ”. ‘WhatsApp SMB Saathi Utsav’ is an initiative launched with an aim to support small businesses. This initiative will help them adopt digital mediums like WhatsApp Business App to run their business. SMB Partner Utsav Project Jaipur’s Johri BazaarAnd Bapu was introduced in the market. In these markets, more than 500 small businesses are being trained on various aspects of running their business online. Under this training, business owners will be educated on how to build a digital presence on the WhatsApp Business app. This initiative was launched in association with Josh Talks. It seeks to educate and help small businesses to unlock the potential of their business through WhatsApp. SMBSaathi Utsav is the second phase of the SMBSaathi campaign. India is home to about 6.3 crore MSMEs, which account for 30% of India’s GDP. It currently employs over 110 million people. These businesses were hit during COVID-19, and their total income declined by 20-50% due to lack of market access. thus,

14.R Subramaniakumar appointed MD and CEO of RBL Bank

Banking stalwart R Subramaniakumar will take over as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of private sector RBL Bank from June 24 . He has experience of more than 40 years. He will succeed interim Managing Director and CEO Rajiv Ahuja. Subramaniakumar had previously served as the Managing Director and CEO of Chennai-based public sector Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) and also as Executive Director of the bank. Apart from this, he was also the ED in Indian Bank and held various positions in the banking industry.

15.Ather Energy joins hands with SBI to provide vehicle loans to its customers

Electric two wheeler company Ather Energy has tied up with State Bank of India (SBI) to provide vehicle financing facility to its customers . Through this partnership, Ather Energy customers will be able to avail pre-approved loan offers from SBI and lower interest rates of up to 9.55 per cent per annum based on the customer credit profile. The vehicle loan can be availed through SBI’s mobile app YONO as well as offline. can go.

16.Tencent buys Rs 2,060 crore stake in Flipkart

Chinese tech giant Tencent has bought Flipkart cofounder Binny Bansal ‘s stake in the e-commerce company for $264 million (about Rs 2,060 crore) . According to an official document, Tencent has done this deal through its European subsidiary. Flipkart is headquartered in Singapore and its operations are limited to India only. Following the deal with Tencent Cloud Europe BV, Bansal’s stake in Flipkart has come down to around 1.84 per cent.

17.Fino Payments Bank and Go Digit partnered

Fino Payments Bank has announced a partnership with Go Digit General to sell shop insurance policies . Following this partnership, Fino Payments Bank and Go Digit General will sell insurance policies for small and medium-sized businesses.

18.Delhi government sets up oxygen production plant at Govind Vallabh Pant Hospital

The Delhi government has set up an oxygen generation plant at Govind Vallabh Pant Hospital in the national capital to augment the oxygen supply capabilities . This plant, established in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program , produces more than one thousand liters of oxygen per minute.will produce. The plant was inaugurated by Kanni Vignaraja, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Regional Director of the United Nations Development Program for Asia and the Pacific. The oxygen plant uses pressure swing absorption technology to produce 1,050 liters of oxygen per minute. It will serve around 750 hospital beds, including those supported by ventilators and the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Gobind Ballabh Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research.

19.Haryana won the title of Khelo India Youth Games 2021

Host Haryana won the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) 2021 title with 52 gold medals . Haryana, however, improved their performance with a slight delay but it was enough to overtake 2020 champions Maharashtra in the KIYG medal tally. Apart from 52 gold medals, Haryana also won 39 silver and 46 bronze medals . In this way his total medal count became 137 . This is the highest number of medals won by any state. At the same time, Maharashtra won 45 gold medals, 40 silver medals and 40 bronze medals. They finished second in the table with 125 medals. Karnataka bagged 67 medals with 22 gold medals, 17 silver medals and 28 bronze medals and finished third.

20.Angelo Mathews and Tuba Hassan named ICC Players of the Month for May

Sri Lanka ‘s veteran player Angelo Mathews and Pakistan spinner Tuba Hasan were named the ICC’s best cricketer for the month of May . In the ICC World Test Championship series, Mathews scored 344 runs at an average of 172 against Bangladesh. On the other hand, Tuba Hasan took 3 wickets for 8 runs in his debut match itself.

21.Indian weightlifter Sanapati Gurunaidu won the gold medal at the IWF Youth World Championships in Leon, Mexico yesterday.

Indian weightlifter Sanapati Gurunaidu won the gold medal in the men’s 55kg category at the IWF Youth World Championships in Leon , Mexico . Two more Indian weightlifters – Vijay Prajapati and Akanksha Kishor Vyahe – won silver medals on the first day of the competition. Sanapati won the gold medal in the men’s 55 kg category by lifting a total of 230 kg.

22.International Albinism Awareness Day

International Albinism Awareness Day is organized by the United Nations on 13 June every year . The purpose of this day is to make people aware about albinism or color blindness and to spread awareness about the human rights of people suffering from color blindness. It is noteworthy that on 18 December 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared 13 June as International Albinism Awareness Day with the aim of spreading awareness against the discrimination faced by people with albinism in the world. The theme of International Albinism Awareness Day 2022 is “ United in making our voice heard” Is. Albinism is a rare and genetically inherited disease present at birth. It is also a type of non-communicable disease. It is a congenital disorder marked by complete or partial lack of pigment or pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to the lack of an enzyme involved in the production of melanin in the human body. Almost all people with albinism are visually impaired and have a higher risk of developing skin cancer. The number of people currently suffering from albinism in India is about 100,000.