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Daily GK Current Affairs viable of 28 June 2022

Daily GK Current Affairs News is viable of 28 June 2022. – Here are the Regular current affairs viable of 28 June 2022 covering the following news headlines: Qosanov Memorial 2022, IN-SPACe, Miss India Worldwide 2022, Kempegowda International Award, Ambubachi Mela. 

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So, here is the GK update of 28 June 2022 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt the current affairs quiz.

Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows

  • International News
  • State News
  • Banking News
  • Business News
  • Awards News
  • Sports News
  • Obituaries News
  • Miscellaneous News

International News

  1. Togo and Gabon become Commonwealth Association members 
  • After the accession of Togo and Gabon, the Commonwealth of Nations now consists of 56 member states. The two historically French-speaking nations were formally admitted to the federation at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, presided over by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, in the country’s capital, Kigali.
  • According to the organization’s secretary-general, Patricia Scotland, admission is determined by an evaluation of a number of parameters, including democratic process, effective leadership, and the rule of law.

State News

  1. Kerala Govt to roll out “MEDISEP” scheme for State Government 
  • The Kerala State Government has issued orders regarding the implementation of a medical insurance “Medicap” scheme for government employees and pensioners and the deduction of premium from the salary of June 2022 and pension of July 2022.
  • MEDISEP scheme is applicable to government employees, pensioners/family pensioners, and their eligible family members, and university employees and pensioners who receive grants-in-aid from state government and local self-government institutions.
  1. Four-day Ambubachi Mela at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati 
  • Devotees were finally permitted to take part in the annual Ambubachi Mela at Assam’s renowned Kamakhya Temple after a two-year absence. The head priest of Maa Kamakhya Devalaya, or “Bor Doloi,” Kabinath Sarma, explained that the “Pravritti” was used to symbolically close the temple doors for four days as part of the rites.
  • The door will be unlocked or Nivriti in the morning of the first day. An annual Hindu festival known as the Ambubachi Mela takes place at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati, Assam. This annual festival is held in the middle of June, when the Brahmaputra River is at its highest flow, during the monsoon season, which also happens to fall within the Assamese month of Ahaar.

Banking News

  1. RBI approves SBI’s establishment of operations support subsidiary 
  • The Reserve Bank of India has given the State Bank of India preliminary approval for its proposed operations support subsidiary, which aims to reduce the cost-to-income ratio. Before introducing the new subsidiary across India, the bank will soon begin a pilot program in select areas.
  • Dinesh Kumar Khara, the chairman of SBI, said that a subsidiary for operations assistance is being established. It aims to allay the worry over the cost-to-income ratio. They already have RBI‘s in-principle permission, and we’ll be starting a trial program soon.

Business News

  1. Tata Power commissions India’s largest floating solar power project
  • Tata Power Solar Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has achieved a remarkable feat by commissioning India’s largest floating solar power project at Kayamkulam, Kerala.
  • Over 350 acres of water body, backwater area with an installed capacity of 101.6 MW peak. Tata Power Solar successfully built a scaffolding platform on the water body to make the entire solar plant float on water.

Awards News

  1. Award program for Hindi-language authors of books Results for 2020–21 
  • By press announcement, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had sought entries for the program mentioned in the caption.
  • It was decided to jointly reward Professor Renu Jatana, former Dean of Mohanlal Sukhadia University in Udaipur, Rajasthan, and Dr. Sagar Sanwaria, Assistant Professor in Government Girls College, Nathdwara, Rajasthan under this program.
  1. Vijay Amritraj honored with Golden Achievement Award by ITF 
  • Indian tennis great, Vijay Amritraj has been named the 2021 recipient of the Golden Achievement Award by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation.
  • For his outstanding impact on tennis as a sportsman, promoter, and humanitarian, Amritraj was honored in London.
  • He is the first recipient from India and joins an esteemed list of tennis leaders to have received the honor, which includes Australia’s Brian Tobin, Japan’s Iichi Kawati, and the United States’ Peachy Kellmeyer.
  1. S M Krishna, Narayana Murthy, Prakash Padukone selected for ‘Kempegowda International Award’ 
  • Former Karnataka chief minister S M Krishna, Infosys founder and IT industry veteran N R Narayana Murthy, and former badminton player Prakash Padukone have been selected for the ‘Kempegowda International Award’, which has been instituted beginning this year.
  • Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai will present the awards to recipients during the grand celebration on the 513th birth anniversary of Kempegowda, the architect of Bengaluru city, on June 27 at Vidhana Soudha.
  • The award carries a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh along with a plaque. Narayan met Krishna at his residence today on behalf of the government and informed him about the award being bestowed upon him.

Sports News

  1. Navjeet Dhillon wins gold medal in the discus throw at Qosanov Memorial 2022
  • Indian female discus thrower, Navjit Dhillon won the gold medal at the Kosanov Memorial 2022 Athletics Meet in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Navjit Dhillon, who is looking to cement her place in the Indian team for the Commonwealth Games, won the women’s discus throw with an effort of 56.24m.
  • Local athlete Karina Vasilyeva clocked 44.61m and Yuliana Shchukina of Uzbekistan with 40.48m followed Navjit Dhillon on the podium.
  1. Dhanalakshmi becomes 3rd fastest Indian woman in 200m
  • Ace sprinter Sekar Dhanalakshmi spent her best time winning the 200m gold at the Kosanov Memorial Athletics.
  • Dhanalakshmi clocked a reliable sub-23 of 22.89s and bettered her earlier personal best of 23.14s last year.
  • Dhanalakshmi is the third Indian woman to run the sub-23 after national record-holders Saraswati Saha (22.82) and Hima Das (22.88).

Obituaries News

  1. Father of Indian PSUs Dr. V Krishnamurthy passes away 
  • Dr. V Krishnamurthy, former chairman of public sector undertakings like Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Steel Authority of India (SAIL), and Maruti Udyog (now Maruti Suzuki), passed away.
  • He served as Industry Secretary to the Government of India, Member of the Planning Commission, and several other Prime Minister’s Committees. He was awarded the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan for his services.

Miscellaneous News

  1. Largest bacteria in the world discovered in Caribbean mangrove swamp 
  • In a Caribbean mangrove swamp, researchers found the largest bacterium known to science. While most bacteria are small, it is large enough to be seen with the unaided eye.
  • It is the largest bacterium ever discovered, according to Jean-Marie Woland, a marine biologist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a co-author of a paper reporting the discovery in the journal Science. The thin white thread is about the size of a human eyelash.

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