Current Affairs in English – 5 July, 2022

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

UK Parliament honours Tanuja Nesari with Ayurveda Ratna award:

  • Tanuja Nesari, Director of All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) was awarded with the Ayurveda Ratna Award by the UK Parliament.

NATIONAL NEWS

Rahul Narwekar, the youngest Speaker in the country:

  • Mumbai lawyer and first-time legislator, Rahul Narwekar has been elected as the youngest Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.
  • Maharashtra Governor: Bhagat Singh Koshyari;
  • Maharashtra Chief minister: Eknath Shinde;
  • Maharashtra Capital: Mumbai

BESCOM develops ‘EV Mitra’ mobile app:

  • The Bengaluru Electricity Company BESCOM has developed EV Mitra mobile app to provide information about EV charging stations in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • BESCOM had earlier introduced the EV Jagruthi Web portal as a joint initiative of NITI Ayog and the United Kingdom.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurates Fifth Global Film Tourism Conclave:

  • At Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach in Mumbai, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister for Minority Affairs, officially inaugurated the fifth Global Film Tourism Conclave.
  • In collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) organised the fifth GFTC with the subject “Unleashing the Power of Cinematic Tourism.”
  • Union Minister for Minority Affairs: Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Utilizing BiSAG-N app, Steel Ministry interfaces with GatiShakti portal:

  • Ministry of Steel said that it has joined the PM Gati Shakti Portal and uploaded geo coordinates of important projects in an effort to address connection gaps.
  • Union Minister of Steel: Sh. Ram Chandra Prasad Singh

Karnataka’s Sini Shetty crowned Femina Miss India 2022:

  • Sini Shetty has won the title of Femina Miss India 2022. She will now represent India at the 71st Miss World pageant.
  • Shetty was crowned Femina Miss India World 2022 by her predecessor Miss India 2020, Manasa Varanasi at JIO World Convention Center in Mumbai.
  • Femina Miss India 2022’s first runner-up is Rubal Shekhawat from Rajasthan, while the second runner-up is Shinata Chauhan, who hails from Uttar Pradesh.

SPORTS

Carlos Sainz won the British Grand prix Title 2022:

  • Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz registered his first Formula One win at British Grand Prix 2022.
  • With the Spaniard finishing ahead of the Red Bull driver Sergio Perez and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton. Carlos Sainz claimed his first Formula One victory in his 150th race

PER DAY ONE INFO

ECONOMICS:

  • Gross National Happiness Index was created by Founded in 1972 by Wangchuck, the fourth king of Bhutan.
  • Being one of the top listed countries Indian economy is the 7th largest economy of the world.
  • 60% of the population living in India is depend upon agriculture .The share of agriculture in the GDP of India is 17%.

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