Latest Current Affairs of June 2022

The Indian Olympian who has won the Silver medal at Paavo Nurmi Games 2022 in Turku, Finland and also set a new national record with a throw of 89.30 meters and went on win the Gold medal at Kuortane Games 2022 in FinlandNeeraj Chopra
The city in which the Union Minister of Steel Sh. Ram Chandra Prasad Singh inaugurated the first six lane highway road made by using Steel SlagSurat
The place at which National Museum of Customs and GST named Dharohar was inaugurated by the Union Finance Minister Smt Nirmala SitharamanGoa
The 19 year old chess player from Telangana who has become India's 74th Chess GrandmasterP. Rahul Srivatshav
The station from which the first service of the theme-based Bharat Gaurav Train started its journey on 14-06-2022 with 1100 passengers aboardCoimbatore North (to Sainagar Shirdi)
The place in Maharashtra at which Jagatguru Shrisant Tukaram Maharaj Temple was inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 14 June 2022Dehu, Pune
The country to which four Holy Relics of Lord Buddha are being taken from India for an 11-day exposition by a 25-member delegation, led by Minister of Law and Justice, Shri Kiren Rijiju as a part of celebrations of the country's Buddh Purnima falling on 14th June, 2022Mongolia
India's first indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine for animals produced by ICAR-National Research Centre on Equines (NRCE) in Haryana is namedAnocovax
The country which has decided to abolish mandatory death penalty which is used in a number of offences including murder and terrorismMalaysia
The 14-day multinational peacekeeping exercise featuring participation from 16 countries including India being conducted in Mongolia is namedEx Khaan Quest 2022
The India-Bangladesh joint military training exercise being conducted at Jashore Military Station in Bangladesh from 05 June to 16 June 2022 is namedEx SAMPRITI-X
The place in Uttar Pradesh where Sant Kabir Academy and Research Centre was inaugurated by the President Shri Ram Nath Kovind on 05.06.22Maghar, Gorakhpur
The place in Haryana where the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 were inaugurated by the Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah on 04.06.2022Panchkula
The place in Uttarakhand where India's first Liquid Mirror Telescope has been commissioned recentlyDevasthal Observatory, Nainital
The assembly constituency of Uttarakhand from where its Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has won the bypoll to retain his post Champawat
The Chief Operating Officer of Meta, the Facebook parent company, who has stepped down from her post after 14 yearsSheryl Sandburg
The Indian Navy ships which were decommissioned after more than 32 years of service at Naval Dockyard, MumbaiINS Nishank and Akshay

World Competitiveness Index 2022

Released by: International Institute for Management Development, Switzerland

#Country#Country
1.Denmark17.China
2.Switzerland37.India
3.Singapore--

India jumped 6 places from its 43rd rank in 2021. 63 countries were assessed this year.


Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2022

Film of the Year Award: Pushpa: The Rise

Best Film Award: Shershaah

Best Actor Award: Ranveer Singh for film 83

Best Actress Award: Kriti Sanon for film Mimi

Outstanding Contribution to Films: Asha Parekh


QS World University Rankings 2023

Rankings

#University#University
1.Masachusetts Institute of Technology155.IISc, Bangalore
2.University of Cambridge172.IIT, Bombay
3.Stanford University174.IIT, Delhi

Mithali Raj - Indian women’s cricket team captain

In news: Announced her retirement from all forms of cricket

Debut: 1999 (ODI against Ireland at Milton Keynes)

Matches: Test: 12; ODI: 232; T20I: 89

Runs scored: Test matche: 699; ODIs: 7,805; T20I: 2,364

She is the only female cricketer to reach the 7,000-run mark. She holds the record for most runs in Women’s ODI.

Awarded Arjun Award in 2003, Padma Shri in 2015 and Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award in 2021.


2022 Environmental Performance Index

Prepared by: Yale University (Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy) and Columbia University (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Rankings

#Country#Country
1.Denmark176.Pakistan
2.United Kingdom177.Bangladesh
3.Finland180.India

2021 Khelo India Youth Games

Venue: Panchkula, Haryana

Dates: 04 to 13 June 2022

Medals Tally

#StateGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1.Haryana523946137/td>
2.Maharashtra454040125
3.Karnataka22172867

2022 Bolat Turlykhanov Cup (Wrestling)

Venue: Almaty, Kazhakstan

Dates: 02 to 05 June 2022

Medals Tally

#CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1.Iran75214
2.India61512
3.Kazhakstan4121228

Team Ranking

#Men's freestyleMen's Greco-RomanWomen's freestyle
1.KazhakstanIranIndia
2.IndiaKazhakstanKazhakstan
3.IranUzbekistanUzbekistan

2022 Men's Hockey Asia Cup

Venue: Jakarta, Indonesia

Dates: 23 May to 01 June 2022

Teams: 8

Winners: South Korea

Runners-up: Malaysia

Third position: India

Top scorer: Razie Rahim (13 goals) (Malaysia)

Best player: Jang Jong-hyun (South Korea)

Best young player: Uttam Singh (India)

Best goalkeeper: Takashi Yoshikawa (Japan)


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French Open 2022

TitleWinnerRunner-up
Men's SinglesRafael Nadal (Spain)Casper Rudd (Norway)
Women's SinglesIga Swiatek (Poland)Coco Gauff (USA)
Men's DoublesMarcelo Arevalo (El Salvador) and Jean-Julien Rojer (Netherlands)Ivan Dodig (Croatia) and Austin Krajicek (USA)
Women's DoublesCaroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic (France)Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula (USA)
Mixed's DoublesEna Shibahara (Japan) and Wesley Koolhof (Netherlands)Ulrikke Eikeri (Norway) and Joran Vliegen (Belgium)

Note: Rafael Nadal has the maximum number of Grand Slam Men's Singles titles i.e. 22.



Important Days of June

Global Day of Parents: 01 June 2022

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

First observed: 2012

World Milk Day: 01 June 2022

Designated by: Food and Agricultural Organisation

First observed: 2001

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression: 04 June 2022

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First observed: 1983

World Environment Day: 05 June 2022

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

First observed: 1974

Host Country: Sweden

Theme: #Only One Earth

World Food Safety Day: 07 June 2022

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

First observed: 2019

Theme: Safee Food, Better Health

World Ocean Day: 08 June 2022

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First Observed in: 2009

Theme: Revitalization: collective action for the ocean

World Day Against Child Labour: 12 June 2022

Designated by: International Labour Organization

First Observed in: 2002

Theme: Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour

World Blood Donor Day: 14 June 2022

Designated by: World Health Organisation

First Observed in: 2004

Slogan: Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: 15 June 2022

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First Observed in: 2012

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought: 17 June 2022

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First Observed in: 1995

Theme: Rising up from drought together

<-h4 style="color:#CC0000">International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict: 19 June 2022

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

First Observed in: 2015

World Refugee Day: 20 June 2022

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First Observed in: 2001

International Day of Yoga: 21 June 2022

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

Theme: Yoga for Humanity

First Observed in: 2015

Olympic Day: 23 June 2022

Designated by: International Olympic Committee

First Observed in: 1948

Theme: #MoveForPeace

Observed to: Celebrate the foundation of the International Olympic Committee at the Sorbonne, Paris, on 23 June 1894.

International Widows Day: 23 June 2022

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

First Observed in: 2011

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: 26 June 2022

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First Observed in: 1988

Theme: #CareInCrises



FSSAI State Food Safety Index 2021-22

Large States

#State
1.Tamil Nadu
2.Gujarat
3.Maharashtra

Small States

#State
1.Goa
2.Manipur
3.Sikkim

Union Territories

#UT
1.J & K
2.Delhi
3.Chandigarh

2022 IIFA Awards

Held from 3 to 4 June 2022

Place: Abu dhabhi

Best Film: Shershaah

Best Actor (Male): Vicky Kaushal (Sardar Udham)

Best Actor (Female): Kriti Sanon (Mimi)

Best Director: Vishnuvaradhan (Shershaah)


SHRESHTA

Scheme for Residential Education for Students in Targeted Areas

Launched by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Objective: to provide quality education and opportunities for even the poorest Scheduled Caste students.

Eligibility: Students studying in Class 8 or Class 10 whose parental annual income is up to Rs. 2.5 Lakh per annum, at free of cost from Class 9th to Class 12th

Sceheme: A specified number of meritorious SC students (Approx 3000) in States / UTs are selected through a transparent mechanism of a National Entrance Test for SHRESHTA (NETS), conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

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National Air Sport Policy 2022

VISION: To make India as one of the top sports nations by 2030, by providing a safe, affordable, accessible, enjoyable and sustainable air sports ecosystem in India.

The policy has been launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt of India in June 2022.

The policy will cover the following air sports in India:

  1. Aerobatics
  2. Aero modeling and model rocketry
  3. Amateur-built and experimental aircraft
  4. Ballooning
  5. Drones
  6. Gliding and powered gliding
  7. Hang gliding and powered hang gliding
  8. Parachuting (including skydiving, BASE jumping and wing suits etc.)
  9. Paragliding and para motoring (including powered parachute trikes etc.)
  10. Powered aircraft (including ultra light, micro light and light sports aircraft etc.)
  11. Rotorcraft (including autogyro)

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