To promote the cooperative movement, the government created the Ministry of Cooperation

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  1. To promote the cooperative movement, the government created the Ministry of Cooperation
  • Recently, to realize the vision of ‘ Sahakar Se Samridhi ‘ ( Prosperity through Cooperation) and to give a new direction to the cooperative movement, a separate ‘ Ministry of Cooperation ‘ has been created by the Central Government . With this move the government has signaled its deep commitment towards community based developmental partnerships. It also complements the budget announcement made by the Finance Minister in the year 2021. Home Minister Amit ShahThe new ministry has been given to the Ministry of Corporations, that is, the Ministry of Cooperation. It will provide a separate administrative, legal and policy framework to strengthen the cooperative movement in the country. It will help in strengthening the cooperatives as a people based movement reaching the grassroots level. To streamline processes for ‘Off Doing Business’ and enable the development of Multi-State Co-operative Societies (MSCS).
  1. Calcutta High Court fines West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Rs 5 lakh
  • Calcutta High Court by West Bengal’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on a fine of Rs five lakh imposed. The High Court has said that this fine has been imposed on Mamata Banerjee to tarnish the image of the judiciary. This amount of fine will be spent on the families of lawyers affected by the Kovid epidemic. Ms. Mamta Banerjee, who heard the petition related to the Nandigram election, sought the discharge of Judge Kaushik Chanda from the case. He had accused the judge of having alleged links with the Bharatiya Janata Party. The Trinamool Congress chief’s petition was dismissed by Justice Chanda. However, he voluntarily decided to recuse himself from the case.

 

  1. Neha Parikh appointed as CEO of navigation app ‘Waze’
  • Indian-American, Neha Parikh ( Neha Parikh ) to Waze ( Waze has been appointed as CEO), which is a congested GPS navigation apps and tech giant Google ( Google ‘s subsidiary). Neha, 41, replaces Noam Bardin, who stepped down as CEO in November 2020 after leading the Israeli company for 12 years. The Waze app can provide directions in 56 different languages. This app was founded in 2008 in Israel . It was acquired by Google in 2013 for approximately USD 1.1 billion (110 crore).
  1. Ministry of Panchayati Raj organizes training program for all 225 Panchayats identified for Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
  • Ministry of Panchayati Raj organized training program for all 225 Panchayats identified for Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav . The program was presided over by Chandra Shekhar Kumar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Dr. Chandra Shekhar Kumar emphasized that the identified Panchayats should play an important role with a sincere heart in the celebrations of the Amrit Festival of Independence in rural India. Referring to the importance of celebrating the Amrit festival of independence, he said that this festival is part of the programs being organized by the government to commemorate the 75th anniversary of independence. Amrit Mahotsav is being celebrated as a mass movement across the country. The Panchayati Raj Departments of the States and Union Territories and Panchayati Raj Institutions across the country are planning various activities during this festival.

 

  1. Many ministers resigned from their posts before the Union Council of Ministers expansion
  • Union Cabinet expansion before the Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar , Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad , Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank , Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister D V Sadananda Gowda , Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawarchand Minister , Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan , Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar , Minister of State for Women and Child Development Debashree Choudhary , Minister of State for Environment Babul Supriyo , Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre , Minister of State for Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Pratap Sharangi have resigned from their posts. PresidentRamnath Kovind has accepted his resignation.

 

  1. Union Council of Ministers expanded, 43 ministers including 15 cabinet ministers took oath following Kovid guidelines
  • 43 ministers have been sworn in in the council of ministers of the Modi government, mostly new faces. There are fifteen cabinet ministers and 28 ministers of state . BJP leaders Narayan Rane, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal, Dr. Virendra Kumar, Ashwini Vaishnav and Bhupendra Yadav and R.C.P. Singh of Janata Dal United and Pashupati Kumar Paras of Lok Janshakti Party were sworn in as cabinet ministers. Union Ministers Hardeep Singh Puri, Mansukh Mandaviya, Kiren Rijiju, Rajkumar Singh, G. Kishan Reddy, Parshottam Rupala, and Anurag Thakur have been elevated as cabinet ministers. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy to the ministers in a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan today, following all the COVID rules.

 

  1. Jaipur will get India’s second largest cricket stadium
  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) released a financial grant of Rs 100 crore to the Rajasthan Cricket Association ( RCA ) to be used as the second largest cricket stadium in India.to be made. The facility will be second only to the recently inaugurated Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, which is going to be built in Jaipur. The construction of the new stadium is likely to be completed within 24-30 months from the start. For this, the lease and possession letter of the allotted land was handed over to Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) President Vaibhav Gehlot. At the same time, an amount of Rs 290 crore has been estimated to be spent on the construction of India’s second largest cricket stadium. this amount; Rs 100 crore from bank loan, Rs 100 crore from BCCI grant, Rs 90 crore from sale of RCS fund, boxes, seats and sponsorship. The proposed stadium will have an audience capacity of 75,000. This stadium with a capacity of 75000 spectators in the champ will be the third largest stadium in the world and second in India after Motera and Melbourne .
  1. Information and Broadcasting Minister inaugurates virtual ‘India Pavilion’ at 74th Cannes Film Festival
  • The Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Shri Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the Virtual India Pavilion on the occasion of the 74th Cannes Film Festival .’ He hoped that the world will come out of the pandemic very soon and people will once again be back in theaters to enjoy movies. Addressing the inauguration of ‘India Pavilion’ Virtually during the 74th Cannes Film Festival, Shri Javadekar said that this is the second year that the Pavilion has been held virtual, but the entire business including creativity, talent, technology is going to be real. And India offers the best option for all these. The Virtual ‘India Pavilion’ has been organized jointly with FICCI by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. There are more than 500 shooting locations in India and many of these locations are shooting international films. The Government of India has taken several steps to attract international filmmakers to the country. Convenience office is opened.
  1. Union Minister Dr. Jitendra said that from the beginning of 2022, a common eligibility test will be conducted across the country for screening and shortlisting of candidates to be included in recruitment for central government jobs.
  • The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (Donor), PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that from the beginning of 2022 , the job seekers across the country A Common Eligibility Test ( CET ) will be conducted for the He said that this unique initiative to be started with the personal intervention of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for screening and shortlisting of candidates appearing for recruitment for Central Government jobs was to be started by the end of this year itself. The exam will be the first of its kind, but it is likely to be delayed due to the COVID pandemic.
  1. Korean Air wins Air Transport World’s Airline of the Year Award
  • Korean Air has been announced the winner of one of the most prestigious honors in the aviation industry: Air Transport World ( ATW ) 2021 Airline of the Year . This year’s award is even more meaningful for Korean Air, as the global industry grapples with the unprecedented crisis caused by COVID-19. Recognized for the company’s outstanding leadership, its ability to remain operationally profitable during the industry’s worst crisis ever, its strong commitment to healthcare customer service excellence, and its remarkable relationship with employees.
  1. James Whitehurst resigns as chairman of IBM
  • James Whitehurst ( Jim Whitehurst ) has announced that he resigned from the post of chairman of IBM. Whitehurst’s resignation is being seen as one of several management initiatives announced by IBM. Shares of the tech giant fell 4.8 percent to $139.83 on the 53-year-old Whitehurst’s exit, its highest in five months. Whitehurst was appointed president of IBM last year. This was the first time in decades that the corporation split the post of chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman.
  1. DRDO granted license to manufacture and sell 2-DG to Laurus Labs
  • Hyderabad -based pharma company Lazarus Labs ( Laurus Labs in India) Kovid -19 drug 2-Dioksi-D-glucose ( 2-DG) has been licensed from the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) for manufacturing and marketing. Laurus Labs has been licensed by DRDO as part of efforts to make the drug affordable and accessible to patients. DRDO had recently invited Expression of Interest (EoI) from other pharma companies to manufacture this drug and said that it would grant licenses to 15 companies on a first come, first served basis. Meanwhile, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Institute Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT) is giving licenses for 2-DG synthesis to companies including Lee Pharma, Suven Pharma, Anthem Biosciences and Nosh Labs, among others.

 

  1. Book titled ‘The Fourth Lion: Essays for Gopalkrishna Gandhi’
  • Venu Madhav Govindu and Srinath Raghavan said, ” The Fourth Lion: Essays for Gopal Krishna Gandhi ( The Fourth Lion: Essays For Gopalkrishna Gandhi wrote a book titled). The book consists of twenty-six essays, given by individuals from different walks of life and from all over the world. Gopalkrishna Gandhi has been an administrator, diplomat, author and distinguished public intellectual for more than four decades. His writings span a variety of genres, reflecting both his deep scholarship as well as his intense engagement with issues of politics, history, literature and culture.
  1. James Anderson completes 1,000 first-class wickets
  • England ‘s veteran fast bowler James Anderson ( James Anderson ) of first-class cricket in 1000 wickets had added another achievement to his name throughout. Anderson achieved the rare feat during Lancashire’s County Championship clash against Kent in Manchester. Anderson is the highest wicket-taker among the fast bowlers in Test cricket. In 162 Test matches, the England great has taken 617 wickets at an average of 26.67 in 30 five-force and three 10-wicket matches. Anderson is only the 14th player in this century to take 1,000 first-class wickets and only the fifth among fast bowlers. Andy Caddick, Martin Bicknell, Devon Malcolm and Wasim Akram were the other fast bowlers who crossed the 1000-wicket mark before Anderson.
  1. World Junos Day: 6 July
  • World Zoonoses Day is observed every year on 6 July to raise awareness about the risk of zoonotic diseases . Zoonoses are infectious diseases (viruses, bacteria, and parasites) that can be transmitted from animals to humans and vice versa, either through direct contact with animals or indirectly, vector-borne or food-borne. The day dates back to July 6, 1885, when Louis Pasteur successfully administered the first vaccine against rabies virus, a zoonotic disease.