Current Affairs in English – 29 June, 2022


Conclusion of G7 meeting in Germany:

  • At the G7 meeting in Germany, United States and other major nations came to an agreement at their summit’s conclusion to concentrate on China’s growing threats.
  • G 7 Countries:
  1. Canada
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Italy
  5. Japan
  6. The United Kingdom
  7. The United States

Arjun Meghwal presented with the holy Kapilvastu relics brought back from Mongolia:

  • Following a 12-day exhibition at the Batsagaan Temple on the grounds of Gandan Monastery, Mongolia, in honour of Mongolian Buddha Purnima, the four Holy Relics of the Lord Buddha returned to India.
  • The sacred relics were presented to Union Minister Shri Arjun Meghwal in Ghaziabad.
  • Due to high demand from the Mongolian people, the presentation of the holy relics had to be extended by a few days
  • Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs & Culture: Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal


NITI Aayog releases a report on India’s Gig Economy:

  • A report titled “India’s Booming Gig and Platform Economy” was released by NITI Aayog. The study offers in-depth viewpoints and suggestions on the gig-platform economy in India.
  • Chairperson of NITI Aayog: PM Narendra Modi
  • Vice chairman of NITI Aayog: Suman Bery

Honey Testing Lab in Nagaland inaugurated by Union Agriculture Minister:

  • During his visit to Nagaland, the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, N S Tomar, officially inaugurated the Dimapur Honey Testing Laboratory.
  • Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare: Narendra Singh Tomar
  • Nagaland Agriculture Minister: G. Kaito
  • Chief Secretary of Nagaland: Alam
  • Central Horticulture Commissioner: Prabhat Kumar

‘One health pilot’ initiative launched in Bengaluru:

  • The Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD) will be launched the One Health pilot in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Kerala Govt to roll out “MEDISEP” scheme for State Government:

  • Kerala state government has issued orders regarding the implementation of a medical insurance “MEDISEP” scheme.
  • MEDISEP scheme is applicable to government employees, pensioners/family pensioners and their eligible family members and employees and pensioners of universities that receive grant in aid from the state government and the local self-government institutions.
  • Kerala Governor: Arif Mohammad Khan;
  • Kerala Capital: Thiruvananthapuram;
  • Kerala Chief minister: Pinarayi Vijayan


Khushi Patel from UK is crowned Miss India Worldwide 2022:

  • The winner of the longest-running Indian beauty pageant outside of India, Miss India Worldwide 2022, was announced as British biomedical student Khushi Patel.

Odisha govt bags first prize in National MSME Award 2022:

  • The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Department, Odisha has been awarded first prize in the category “National MSME Award 2022 to States/UTs for outstanding contribution in the promotion.
  • “National MSME Award 2022 to States/UTs for outstanding contribution in the promotion and Development of MSME Sector” by virtue of various developmental initiatives taken up for the development of MSMEs.
  • Bihar and Haryana were second and third respectively.


Dhanalakshmi becomes 3rd fastest Indian woman in 200m:

  • Ace sprinter Sekar Dhanalakshmi ran her personal best time to win 200m gold at the Qosanov Memorial Athletics.
  • Dhanalakshmi is only the third Indian woman to run sub-23s after national record holder Saraswati Saha (22.82s) and Hima Das (22.88s).

Navjeet Dhillon wins gold medal in discus throw at Qosanov Memorial 2022:

  • Indian women’s discus thrower, Navjeet Dhillon won the gold medal at the Qosanov Memorial 2022 athletics meet in Almaty, Kazakhstan.


Mukesh Ambani Resigns, Akash Ambani is New Jio Chairman:

  • Mukesh Ambani’s eldest son Akash Ambani will take over as chairman of Jio Infocomm’s board, the digital division of Reliance industries.


International Day of the Tropics observed on 29 June:

  • International Day of the Tropics is observed globally on 29 June.
  • It provides an opportunity to take stock of progress across the tropics, to share tropical stories and expertise and to acknowledge the diversity and potential of the region.


Tamil Nadu Schemes:

  • New Health Insurance Scheme -1.2014
  • Amma Arokya Scheme -2.2016
  • AMMA Scheme -3.2013
  • THAI Scheme -4.2011