Current Affairs in English – 6 June, 2022

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

India-Bangladesh joint military Sampriti-X exercise begins:

  • India-Bangladesh bilateral defence cooperation, a joint military training exercise Ex SAMPRITI-X is being conducted at Jashore Military Station in Bangladesh from 05 June to 16 June 2022.
  • The aim of the exercise is to strengthen interoperability between the two armies and to understand each other’s tactical drills and operational techniques.

NATIONAL NEWS

Digital Payments in India expected to increase triple by 2026:

  • PhonePe issued a report on a triple increase in digital payments in India by 2026.
  • A $10 trillion opportunity. The report highlights the growth of India’s digital payments in the last five years.
  • The growth in five years has resulted in aiming those digital payments will aim to constituting two out of three payment transactions by 2026.

National Food laboratory of FSSAI Inaugurated in Raxaul, Bihar:

  • The central government inaugurates National Food Laboratory in Raxaul.
  • The testing of food was a time taking because the food samples with legal sanity were sent to the National Food Laboratory of Kolkata.
  • The minister of agriculture and livestock development in, the Government of Nepal, Mahendra Rai Yadav, was also present at the inauguration ceremony of the food laboratory.

President Kovind Inaugurates Sant Kabir Academy And Research Centre in UP:

  • President Ram Nath Kovind has paid tributes to Sant Kabir and inaugurated Sant Kabir Academy and Research Centre.
  • He said the life of Kabir is an epitome of human virtue and his teachings are still relevant even after 650 years today. He described Kabir’s life as an ideal example of communal solidarity.

NABARD Chairman launches My Pad My Right programme in Leh:

  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Chairman Dr GR Chintala has launched “My Pad My Right programme”, in Leh.
  • The programme launched by Nabard’s NabFoundation with machinery and materials of a cost of Seven and half Lakh rupees.
  • Dr GR Chintala announced to sanction One more lakh to upgrade the machinery to make sanitary pads suitable to the demands of women of different age groups.
  • NABARD Formation: July 12, 1982
  • NABARD Headquarters: Mumba
  • NABARD Chairman: Govinda Rajulu Chintala

APPOINTMENTS

A Manimekhalai appointed as MD of Union Bank:

  • The government has appointed A Manimekhalai as managing director of Union Bank of India.
  • With her assuming the charge, Manimekhalai becomes the first woman managing director of Union Bank of India
  • Union Bank of India Headquarters: Mumbai;
  • Union Bank of India Founded: 11 November 1919.

IMPORTANT DAYS

Russian Language Day 2022 Observed on 6th June:

  • The UN Russian Language Day is observed annually on 06 June. It is one of the six official languages used by the United Nations throughout the Organization.
  • The day was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2010.
  • June 6, the birthday of the great Russian poet A.S. Pushkin, as part of the program to support and develop multilingualism and cultural diversity, the UN celebrates the Day of the Russian Language.

International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing 2022:

  • International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing is organized every year on 5th June.
  • The day is the opportunity to draw attention to the threats posed by IUU fishing activities to the sustainable use of fisheries resources as well as to ongoing efforts to fight these activities.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization Head: Qu Dongyu
  • Food and Agriculture Organization Headquarters: Rome, Italy.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization Established: 16 October 1945.

PER DAY ONE INFO

Economics:

  • The Ministry of Human Resource Development is responsible for the development of human resources in India.Its headquarters is situated at Shastri Bhavan in New Delhi.
  • Literacy rate of Tamil Nadu is the second highest among the southern states. Tamil Nadu’s literacy rate is higher than the national average. The enrolment for higher education in Tamil Nadu is the highest in India.

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