Daily Current Affairs for 07 June 2023

NATIONAL

Adverse Possession

  • Adverse possession is a legal concept that refers to the hostile possession of property.
  • It has been a subject of discussion and debate among legal experts, with differing opinions on its justification and impact

Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary

  • In the lush landscapes of the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam, India, an extraordinary initiative by the Indian army is taking place.
  • The purpose of this unique ecosystem is to foster a peaceful co-existence with the wild elephants that call the sanctuary their home

INTERNATIONAL

Ukraine’s Nova Kakhovka Dam Disaster: Key Points on the Strategically Important Reservoir

  • In recent events, the Nova Kakhovka Damin Ukraine has suffered a catastrophic blow, leading to concerns of devastating flooding.
  • Ukraine’s military command has accused Russia of causing the explosion, given the dam’s strategic significance.
  • This article provides a brief overview of the Nova Kakhovka Dam, its importance, previous threats, and the ongoing situation

STATES

AIIMS Nagpur Achieves NABH Accreditation: Setting a Benchmark in Healthcare Quality

  • AIIMS Nagpur, one of the premier medical institutions in India, has achieved a significant milestone by obtaining the prestigious accreditation from the National Board for Hospitals (NABH).
  • This recognition makes AIIMS Nagpur the first among all AIIMS institutions in the country to receive this accolade.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Mansukh Mandaviya applauded this remarkable achievement, acknowledging the institution’s commitment to delivering quality healthcare services.
  • The NABH accreditation is widely regarded as the gold standard for quality and patient safety in the healthcare sector, reaffirming AIIMS Nagpur’s dedication to continuous improvement and adherence to the highest quality benchmarks

ECONOMY

Crypto Market Shaken as Binance Faces US Legal Action

  • The SEC lawsuit also claimed that certain tokens, including Solana, Cardano, Polygon, Filecoin, Cosmos, Sandbox, Decentraland, Algorand, Axie Infinity,and COTI, which were traded on comand Binance.US, were offered and sold as securities.
  • This development could have significant implications for other exchanges that offer these tokens.
  • Consequently, Solana saw a drop of up to 13%, Cardano decreased by 8%, Polygon slipped by 6%, and Filecoin slumped by 10%.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

20th Anniversary of Mars Express

  • The European Space Agency (ESA) recently celebrated a momentous occasion, marking the 20th anniversary of the Mars Express spacecraft.
  • In honor of this milestone, ESA orchestrated a captivating live stream event that offered the public a rare opportunity to witness near-instant images from the Red Planet.
  •  Alongside this achievement, ESA also released a mesmerizing mosaic of Mars, providing invaluable insights into the planet’s surface

AWARDS

President Droupadi Murmu Honoured with Suriname’s highest civilian award

  • President Droupadi Murmubecame the first Indian to be honoured with the Grand Order of the Chain of the Yellow Star,the highest civilian award in Suriname.
  • She was presented with this award by Chandrikapersad Santokhi, the President of the Republic of Suriname.
  • President Murmu dedicated the award to the future generations of the Indian-Surinamese community

SPORTS

ICC Men’s World Test Championship 2023: Prize money and Points table

  • The 2021–2023 ICC World Test Championshipis the second edition of the ICC World Test Championship of Test cricket.
  • It started on 4 August 2021 and is scheduled to finish with the Final on 7–11 June 2023 at The Oval, London,played between Australia and India.
  • Play is scheduled to start at 10:30 local time in London

IMPORTANT DAYS

World Food Safety Day 2023: Theme, Poster, Significance and History

  • World Food Safety dayis celebrated on June 7annually across the globe to highlight the importance of maintaining food standards.
  • The day was aimed at inspiring the UN member nations to prioritise food safety standards and work collaboratively to protect consumers from foodborne diseases.
  • The theme of this year’s World Food Safety Day 2023 is “Food standards save lives.”
  • Most people depend on the information in the packaging of consumable items to know whether their food is safe.
  • These food safety standards guide farmers and those who process food

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