Current Affairs in English – 15 June, 2022

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol Conducted in Andaman Sea:

  • The 38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) between the Indian Navy Units of Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC) and Indonesian Navy.
  • It includes a visit by the Indonesian Navy units to ANC at Port Blair from June 13 to 15, 2022 followed by a Sea Phase in the Andaman Sea and visit by IN Units to Sabang (Indonesia) from June 23 to 24, 2022.
  • Indonesia Capital: Jakarta;
  • Indonesia Currency: Indonesian rupiah;
  • Indonesia President: Joko Widodo.

NATIONAL NEWS

1st-ever India-EU Security and Defence Consultations held in Brussels

  • First-ever India-European Union (EU) Security and Defence Consultations held in Brussels, Belgium.
  • European Union Founded: 1 November 1993, Maastricht, Netherlands;
  • European Union Headquarters: Brussels;
  • President of the European Union Commission: Ursula von der Leyen;
  • President of the European Union Parliament: Roberta Metsola;
  • President of the European Council: Charles Michel.

Delhi government collaborates with the UNDP, builts oxygen production facility:

  • To supplement oxygen supply capacities, Delhi Government, in collaboration with the UNDP, India has built an oxygen producing facility at G. B. Pant Hospital.
  • UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific: Ms. Kanni Wignaraja
  • B. Pant Hospital Medical Director Dr. Anil Agarwal

Amara Raja to open a green hydrogen fuel outlet for NTPC in Leh:

  • In Leh, Ladakh, Amara Raja Power Systems will build the country’s first green hydrogen fueling station for the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).
  • According to the Amara Raja company, the pilot project would create a minimum of 80 kg of 99.97 percent pure hydrogen each day, which will be compressed, stored, and delivered.
  • The contract has been awarded to NTPC, which expects to operate five hydrogen fuel cell buses in the region.

GoI launched Agnipath military recruitment scheme:

  • The Indian government has introduced the Agnipath Military recruitment scheme, a 4-year tenure scheme for the defense troops.
  • The scheme will facilitate the induction of more troops for shorter-term tenures. The scheme has been planned and is being implemented by the Department of Military Affairs.

NeSDA Report 2021: Kerala topped among states:

  • The National e-governance service delivery assessment (NeSDA) report 2021 was published recently.
  • Sectors Covered: NeSDA 2021 covers services across seven sectors
  • Finance,
  • Labour & Employment,
  • Education,
  • Local Governance & Utility Services,
  • Social Welfare,
  • Environment and
  • Tourism sectors.

SPORTS

IWF Youth World Championships: Saanapathi Gurunaidu wins gold:

  • At the IWF Youth World Championships in Leon, Mexico, Indian weightlifter Saanapathi Gurunaidu won gold in the men’s 55 kilogramme category event.
  • On the first day of the IWF competition, two other additional Indian weightlifters, Vijay Prajapati and Akansha Kishor Vyavhare also won medals, they won the silver medals.

IMPORTANT DAYS

Global Wind Day 2022 celebrates globally on 15th June:

  • On 15th June, Global Wind Day is celebrated across the world, annually and it is marked as a day of discovering the possibilities of wind power.
  • Global Wind Day 2022 is based on the theme is celebrate to enjoy the benefits of Wind energy and providing education to the individuals about the power and potential of wind energy to change the world.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2022 observed on 15th June:

  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is annually observed on 15 June. The day aims to draw attention to the impact of elder abuse.
  • This year theme of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2022 “Combatting Elder Abuse”.

PER DAY ONE INFO

Geography:

  • The 0 ° longitude and 0 ° latitude is passed the south Atlantic and West Africa
  • India ranges from 8 ° 4 ‘North to 37 ° 6’ North latitudes and from 68 ° 7 ‘East to 97 ° 25’ East longitudes .
  • India’s central longitude passes through a longitude of 82 ° 30 ‘.

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