Current affairs 21 July 2022

Current Affairs 21 July 2022

National News

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Parliament adjourned on 3rd day amid the opposition uproar

Both houses of the parliament were adjourned on the 3rd day as well when the opposition continued to create a ruckus over GST and inflation. The houses will resume on Thursday morning at 11.00 a.m.

Health Minister thanks PM for his letter to vaccinators

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the letter he wrote to the country vaccinators after India crossed the 200-crore vaccinations. PM thanked and appreciated all vaccinators for their contribution and efforts to carry out the world’s biggest vaccination campaign

Amit Shah encourages policing institutes to introduce technology in training

Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a review meeting of the central police training institutes. He said after the meeting that 60% of training should be basic policing training for all forces while the remaining 40% should be specific and tech-enabled for different troops.

Namibia signs MoU with the Indian government for the Cheetah translocation project

After delaying it for a month, Namibia has finally signed an MoU sent by the Indian government for the execution of world 1st trans-continental cheetah translocation project. The project will be carried out at Kuno wildlife sanctuary in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh.

Government declares zero-coupon, zero-principal instruments as securities

The government on July 16 declared the so-called zero-coupon, zero-principal instruments as securities that can be listed on exchanges. According to the gazette notification, zero coupon zero principal instruments is an instrument issued by a not-for-profit organization that will be registered with the social stock exchange segment of a recognized stock exchange in accordance with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) regulations.

Bonalu festival celebrated in Telangana

Bonalu is a Telangana traditional Hindu festival centered on the Goddess Mahakali. This festival is celebrated annually in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, as well as in other parts of the state.

Former SC Judge Vineet Saran Takes Over as BCCI Ethics Officer

Former Supreme Court judge Vineet Saran has taken over as the BCCI’s ethics officer and ombudsman, filling the dual posts lying vacant for a year. Saran has succeeded Justice (Retd) D. K. Jain, whose term ended in June last year.

RBI says India’s share of remittance from Gulf region declined in FY21

The Reserve Bank of India said on 17 July said that the share of remittances from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region to India has declined in 2021, reflecting a slower pace of migration and the presence of the Indian diaspora in informal sectors that were hit the most during the pandemic period.

PM Modi unveils ‘SPRINT challenges’ for Indian Navy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday unveiled SPRINT challenges, an initiative aimed at boosting the usage of indigenous technology in the Indian Navy. The NIIO, in cooperation with the Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO), aims to induct at least 75 new indigenous technologies/ products into the Indian Navy in sync with Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav commemorating 75 years of the country’s Independence. This collaborative project is named SPRINT — Supporting Pole-Vaulting in R&D through iDEX (Innovations for Defense Excellence), NIIO, and TDAC (Technology Development Acceleration Cell).

Gautam Adani is now the world’s 4th richest

Adani Group chief Gautam Adani has become the world’s 4th richest person with a net worth of $115.5 billion, surpassing Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, according to Forbes Real-Time Billionaires List. As per Forbes data, Adani’s fortune surged by $2.9 billion, thanks to a sharp run-up in Adani Group stocks.

International News

Canada Public Health Agency has confirmed a total of 604 cases of monkeypox in the country as of July 20.

Former British finance minister Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss through to the final stage of the UK PM race, Penny Mordaunt knocked out.

US President Joe Biden to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping by the end of the month amid simmering tensions between Taiwan and trade.

Ranil Wickremesinghe is to be sworn in as Sri Lanka new President today.

US President Joe Biden announces modest climate actions and pledges more to come.
James Webb Space Telescope may have found the earliest known galaxy in the universe that existed 13.5 billion years ago.

Russian gas deliveries are expected to resume at previous level after maintenance ends Thursday.

The UK government gives go-ahead to the new Sizewell C nuclear power station in eastern England.

Sports News

Indias CWG-bound sprinter S Dhanalakshmi and triple jumper Aishwarya Babu fail a dope test.

Postponed Asian Games to be held in 2023 in China from September 23 to October 8.

World 100m champion Kerley is out of world relays with injury.

Harshada Garud clinches gold at Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships

Indian lifter Harshada Garud won the womens 45kg gold at the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent. Soumya Dalvi bagged the bronze in the 45kg youth event. In the mens 49 kg youth event, L Dhanush won the bronze in the snatch section with an 85 kg effort.

Environment News

Human food waste is a threat to polar bears.

Fewer manatee deaths have been recorded so far this year in Florida compared to the record-setting numbers in 2021.

Spain has reported over 679 people in the first eight days from July 10-17 of the second heatwave.

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