Current Affairs in English – 7 July, 2022

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Indian-American Billionaire on Forbes’ List of America’s Richest Self-Made Women:

  • Indian-American Jayshree Ullal, CEO of Arista Networks, an American computer networking company, and a member of the board of directors of Snowflake.

NATIONAL NEWS

PM to start three-day symposium on implementing the NEP:

  • During his visit to Varanasi, his Lok Sabha district, Prime Minister Modi is anticipated to launch development projects worth more than Rs. 1,774 crore.
  • Chief minister of Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath
  • Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan
  • Chairman of the NEP: Dr. K. Kasturirangan
  • University Grants Commission (UGC) chairperson: M Jagadesh Kumar

Smriti Irani, Jyotiraditya Scindia get additional charges of Minority Affairs, Ministry of Steel:

  • Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Jyotiraditya Scindia have been assigned additional charges of Minority Affairs and Ministry of Steel.

NSUT: Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence inaugurated:

  • At Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology (NSUT), an artificial intelligence centre was inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Govt.
  • Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi: Manish Sisodia

India’s first autonomous navigation facility “TiHAN” launched at IIT Hyderabad:

  • India’s first Autonomous Navigation facility, TiHAN inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Science & Technology, Jitendra Singh at the IIT Hyderabad campus.

PM Narendra Modi launched the 125th Birth Anniversary Celebration of the Legendary Freedom Fighters Alluri Sitarama Raju in Bhimavaram:

  • Today, PM Narendra Modi launched the year-long 125th birth anniversary of the Alluri Sitarama Raju in Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh.

India’s service sector activity grew at its fastest rate in 11 years:

  • In June, the services industry in India had its highest level of activity in 11 years because to growing demand, capacity development, and favourable economic conditions.
  • The S&P Global Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for services increased to 59.2 in June from 58.9 in May, which is the highest level since April 2011.
  • The results demonstrate a solid rebound in the services sector, which is reflected in good GST receipts

Odisha tops state ranking for implementation of National Food Security Act 2022:

  • Odisha has topped in the state ranking for implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) through ration shops, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal released the ‘State Ranking Index for NFSA’ 2022 during a conference of state food ministers on food and nutrition security in India

SPORTS

Asia Cup 2022: 15th Edition of Asia Cup Cricket Tournament:

  • In this article, we have highlighted the Asia Cup 2022 which is going to be held in Sri Lanka

Elorda Cup: Boxers Alfiya Pathan and Gitika clinch Gold medals:

  • Reigning Youth World Boxing champions Alfiya Pathan and Gitika have won gold medals at the Elorda Cup in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

APPOINTMENTS

PT Usha, Ilaiyaraaja among four nominated to Rajya Sabha:

  • The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has nominated four noted personalities from the southern states to the Rajya Sabha.
  • Sports icon PT Usha, music maestro Ilaiyaraaja, spiritual leader Veerendra Heggade, and screenwriter KV Vijayendra Prasad were the four picks of the BJP for the Rajya Sabha.

Lt. General Mohan Subramanian appointed as Force Commander of UN Mission in South Sudan:

  • India’s ​Lieutenant General, Mohan Subramanian has been appointed the Force Commander in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

IMPORTANT DAYS

World Chocolate Day 2022: 7th July

  • World Chocolate Day is celebrated on July 7 every year to commemorate the invention of chocolate.
  • This special day allows people around the world to indulge in their favourite treat without any guilt. The day also celebrates all kinds of goodies made from chocolate, including chocolate milk, hot chocolate, chocolate candy bar, chocolate cake, brownies, or anything covered in chocolate.

PER DAY ONE INFO

Economics:

  • Economic growth of a country is measured by national income indicated by GDP
  • Density of population =Total Population / Land area of the region

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