Gist in English – 22 June, 2022

  • Ruchira Kamboj named as next Permanent Representative of India to the UN
  • Gustavo Petro, former rebel warrior, elected president of Colombia
  • Mongolia’s Khuvsgul lake added to UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves:
  • UNESCO Founded: 16 November 1945;
  • UNESCO Headquarters: Paris, France;
  • UNESCO Members: 193 countries;
  • UNESCO Head: Audrey Azoulay.
  • ‘Single-Use Plastic’ use to banned by Union Govt. from 1st July, 2022
  • India’s first ‘Balika Panchayat’ constituted in five villages of Gujarat
  • Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji has dropped the trailer of “Shabaash Mithu”, a Taapsee Pannu-starrer biopic on former India women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj.
  • Shanan Dhaka, daughter of Sundana village of Rohtak, has secured the first rank in the examination for admission to the country’s first women’s NDA batch.
  • Mukhyamantri Matrushakti Yojana Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launches NIPUN for Promoting Upskilling of Nirman workers
  • Bengaluru: PM inaugurates the B R Ambedkar School of Economics
  • The biography of billionaire industrialist, Gautam Adani, titled “Gautam Adani: The Man Who Changed India” will hit the stands in October, announced Penguin Random House (PRHI).

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