Current affairs 22 July 2022
Current affairs 22 July 2022
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Parliament adjourned on 3rd day amid 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 country vaccinators after India crosses the 200-crore vaccinations. PM thanked and appreciated all vaccinators for their contribution and efforts to carry out world 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.
15th President of India to be declared today
The counting for Presidential elections will begin today at 11 a.m. today and the 15th President of India will be announced today. The counting will be done at the Parliament house. NDA Draupadi Murmu and Opposition Yashwant Sinha are pitted against each other in the Presidential race.
EAM S Jaishankar to speak at General Assembly session today
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar will represent India and speak at the General Assembly session in September. PM Modi would not be speaking at the session. The roster for speakers has been released by the UNGA. S Jaishankar will speak on 25th September at 11.30 PM IST.
India will continue to support people of Sri Lanka
India has reiterated that it will continue to support the Sri Lankan people for their political and economic stability. The statement was issued by the High Commission of India in Colombo after Ranil Wickremesinghe was elected as the new President.
MHA issues new relaxations for Agniveers
The Central government announced in Rajya Sabha that Agniveers who get demobilized after completing their time in the Armed Forces will get an exemption from the Physical Efficiency Test and relaxation or upper age for recruitment under CAPF 10% quota.
1st batch of Cheetahs to arrive before 15th August from Namibia
India will introduce 8-10 cheetahs every year with a total of 50 cheetahs from Namibia, South Africa, and a few more African countries. India will receive the 1st batch from Namibia before Independence Day, and they will be released in Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh
Ranil Wickremesinghe has been elected as the new President of Sri Lanka.
The US Senate approves the expansion of NATO by including Sweden and Finland in the bloc.
US President Joe Biden will announce executive actions for climate change.
Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss are the final candidates for Conservative Party next UK PM candidate. The final round will happen through a postal ballot and the name will be announced on 5th September.
Amazon Prime Day sale to start from 23rd July.
Redmi Buds 3 Lite TWS earphones have been launched in India at the price of Rs. 1999.
iQoo 9T 5G might be launched on 28th July in India.
Google Pixel Buds Pro TWS earbuds have been launched in India at the price of Rs. 19990.
As per a study by the USA, due to climate change, one-third of all animal and plant species on the planet could face extinction by 2070.
Education and Health
BSER has released the REET 2022 admit card on its official website.
TS ECET 2022 exam to be held on 1st August, admit card to be released on 28th July.
CA Inter May 2022 results have been announced on the official website of ICAI.
JEE Main 2022 Session 2 admit card to be released today.
IGNOU June 2022 term-end exams to begin from 22nd July.
According to a report released recently by the World Health Organization titled World report on the health of refugees and migrants, India received USD 87 billion in remittances in 2021.
The report is the first to offer a global review of health and migration and calls for urgent and concerted action to support refugees and migrants across the world to access health care services that are sensitive to their needs.
Pulwama Mission Youth IAS:
The initiative is a part of the movement the district administration has started to engage youth and realize their potential.
Under the initiative, Be a Deputy Commissioner for a day, higher secondary level students are encouraged to get involved in administrative matters.
This will motivate them to take up civil services in south Kashmir most militancy-affected district of Pulwama
Understand youth concerns and engage them on a plethora of issues that affect them.
Help in changing the behavioral pattern of the dejected youth and students anxious about their careers
The Euro and the U.S. dollar reached parity, meaning one dollar could buy one euro in the foreign exchange market.
Since the beginning of the year, the euro has lost about 12% against the U.S. dollar and it is expected to lose more value going forward.
The price of any currency in a market economy is determined by supply and demand.
The supply of a country currency in the foreign exchange market is determined by various factors such as central bank policy and the local demand for imports and foreign assets.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the construction of the Taranga Hill-Ambani- Abu Road new rail line.
Key Highlights of this Project:
The total length of the new rail line will be 116.65 km.
The project will be completed by 2026-27, it will generate direct employment during construction for about 40 lakh man days.
The route will go via Rajasthan Sirohi district, as well as Gujarat’s Banaskantha and Mahesana districts.
It would enhance connectivity and improve mobility leading to the overall socio-economic development of the region.
As it connects the important pilgrimage sites and hence, it will facilitate easy travel for millions of devotees.
It would also facilitate faster movement of agricultural and local goods, further enhancing connectivity between Gujarat and Rajasthan.
It would provide an alternative route for the existing Ahmedabad-Abu Road railway line.
PM Modi virtually interacted with Commonwealth Games Indian players and gave them the success mantra as Kyu pade ho chakkar mein, koi Nahi hai takkar mein.
Due to the political and economic crisis in Sri Lanka, the country has informed Asian Cricket Council that it will not be able to host the upcoming Asia Cup T20.