Daily & Latest Current Affair in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Prahlad Singh Patel
B)
Pralhad Joshi
C)
Narendra Singh Tomar
D)
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Prahlad Singh Patel

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Union Minister of State for M/o Food Processing Industries, "Shri Prahlad Singh Patel" 23rd June 2022 inaugurated the National Conference on Millets on the theme ‘The Future Super Food for India' in New Delhi, organised by industry body ASSOCHAM with the support of M/o Food Processing Industries. The conference has been organised to discuss opportunities and challenges in ensuring food and nutritional security.
 
In his inaugural address, the Union Minister said that the production of coarse cereals in the country has increased to 17.96 million tonnes in 2020-21 from 14.52 million tonnes in 2015-16 and the production of bajra (pearl millet) has also increased to 10.86 million tonnes in the same period.
 
Shri Prahlad Singh Patel said that due to its ability to be easily preserved for a long time even under ordinary conditions, coarse grain is also considered a storehouse in times of famine...

Source : PIB

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Published On : June 24, 2022
A)
IBM
B)
Oracle
C)
Adobe
D)
Cisco

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Oracle

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US-based technology major Oracle’s cloud services platform, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) has launched ‘OCI dedicated region’ for the India market to offer public cloud services to customers on their premises.
 
The new offering will help customers meet latency, data residency, and data sovereignty requirements that are key to many IT modernisation efforts. It will also allow Oracle to offer customers nearly 100 services within their premises, which were earlier available only to public cloud consumers.
 
“The new OCI Dedicated Region requires 60%-75% less data centre space and power on average, with a significantly lower entry price of around $1 million a year for a typical customer," Kapil Makhija, Vice-President -Technology Cloud, Oracle India.

Source : Mint

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Published On : June 24, 2022
A)
China
B)
India
C)
Brazil
D)
Russia

Correct Answer : Option (A) - China

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At the 14th BRICS summit which is to be hosted by China in a virtual mode on 23-24 June 2022, the member nations will review the current global issues and will reach key agreements, said Russian Embassy in India on Wednesday(22nd June 2022).
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 14th BRICS summit in a virtual mode. "At the invitation of President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will be attending the 14th BRICS Summit hosted by China in virtual mode on 23-24 June 2022. This includes a High-Level Dialogue on Global Development with guest countries on June 24," the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.
 
The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa will discuss the status of diverse political, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation, the Embassy said.
 
"There are also plans to review current international and regional issues. The #BRICS summit's final Declaration will formalise key agreements. On June 24, Vladimir #Putin will also speak at a 'BRICS Plus' session involving the leaders of several invited states," it added..

Source  : Business Standard

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Published On : June 23, 2022
A)
H1N1
B)
Norovirus
C)
Monkeypox
D)
Nipah Virus

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Monkeypox

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A coalition of scientists formed against the Covid-19 threat has declared the Monkeypox outbreak a Public Health Emergency of Global Concern.
 
This comes days after the Head of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee has been convened due to the spread of the Monkeypox virus to 32 non-endemic countries.
 
According to news agency ANI, the experts will meet on June 23 to assess whether the continuing outbreak represents a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, the highest level of global alert, which currently applies only to the COVID-19 pandemic and polio.
 
This designation of Monkeypox as a public emergency by the World Health Network (WHN) indicates that this outbreak is not limited to a single country or region and should be addressed by immediate actions to prevent community transmission, reported news agency ANI.
 
"The World Health Network declares the monkeypox outbreak a Public Health Emergency of Global Concern, by which it indicates that this outbreak is not limited to a single country or region and should be addressed by immediate actions taken wherever community transmission is taking place in order to ensure that the least effort is needed and the smallest impact is suffered due to this outbreak," the World Health Network said.
 
The growth of Monkeypox in 58 countries through local community transmission around the world, with 3,417 confirmed Monkeypox cases reported across 58 countries, and the rate of growth of cases increasing week by week across multiple continents..

Source : NDTV

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Published On : June 23, 2022
A)
India
B)
China
C)
France
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sri Lanka

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In Sri Lanka, the government has amended the minimum age limit for women leaving for foreign employment as domestic aides to 21 years of age. The decision was announced at the weekly Cabinet meeting.

Local media reports, the government said, current employment age for women to leave Saudi Arabia is 25 years and 23 years in other Middle East countries. The minimum age limit announced as 21 for the rest of the Middle East countries other than Saudi Arabia.
 
On other hand, a team from the International Monetary Fund is in Sri Lanka for crucial bailout negotiations with the crisis-ridden country that is left with virtually no foreign exchange to import food, fuel and medicines. The talks began on Monday(20th June 2022) as schools and government offices shut down for two weeks and switched to working online to conserve fast depleting fuel supplies. The nine-member team has met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and will be in the country for 10 days..

Source : News on Air

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Published On : June 23, 2022
A)
Germany
B)
France
C)
Italy
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Germany

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Germany as a special guest at the G7 Summit on June 26-27, 2022. The Prime Minister will go to the German Resort of Schloss Elmau at the invitation of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz for the G7 Summit. On the sidelines of G7 Summit, Prime Minister will also hold bilateral meetings with the leaders of some of the participating countries.

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Published On : June 23, 2022
A)
Vietnam
B)
Indonesia
C)
Malaysia
D)
Singapore

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Indonesia

Note : Indonesia will soon start offering a visa that will allow the remote workers to live there tax-free as long as their earnings come from outside the country. Indonesia announced the five year ‘digital nomad visa’ earlier in June 2022. The move will bring up to 3.6 million overseas travellers and create one million jobs for Indonesians.

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Published On : June 23, 2022
A)
24th June
B)
23rd June
C)
22nd June
D)
21st June

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 23rd June

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June 23 is celebrated as International Olympic Day across the globe. The day is primarily celebrated to commemorate the birth of modern Olympic games. The day is also observed to celebrate the health and harmony aspect associated with sports. The day marks the foundation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
 
INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC DAY HISTORY : At the 41st session of the International Olympic Committee in Stockholm, a member of the IOC named Doctor Gruss, submitted a report suggesting the celebration of Olympic Day. The idea propagating the event was to increase awareness and participation in the international games.
 
INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC DAY SIGNIFICANCE : The day is observed to motivate and encourage people to participate in the Olympic games and spread awareness about the various sporting events . It focuses and highlights the three values of Olympics – Excellence, Respect, and Friendship – and guides people to imbibe these values in their everyday lives.
 
Multiple activities are organised by the National and the International Olympic Committee to observe the day. Celebrated across 150 countries, the International Olympic Day witnesses the Olympic Day runs. Other sporting events and competitions are held in schools and other institutions to mark the event.
 
INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC DAY 2022 THEME : This year, the theme for the International Olympic Day is “Together For A Peaceful World.” The theme represents the ability of sports to bring the world together and dimmish the differences..

Source : News18

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Published On : June 23, 2022
A)
21st June
B)
22nd June
C)
23rd June
D)
24th June

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 23rd June

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The United Nations' Public Service Day is held on June 23 each year. It recognizes that democracy and successful governance are built on the foundation of a competent civil service. The day aims to celebrate the value and virtue of service to the community.
 
United Nations Public Service Day 2022 Theme : The theme for this year’s event is “Building back better from COVID-19: Enhancing innovative partnerships to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.”
 
United Nations Public Service Day History : The origin of the UN Public Service day goes back to December 20, 2002, when the General Assembly selected June 23 as Public Service Day after adopting a resolution 57/277. With an aim to give the day its recognition, the UN established the UN Public Service Awards (UNPSA) programme in 2003, which was later reviewed in 2016. This was done to align the day with the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development..

Source : Freepressjournal

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Published On : June 23, 2022
A)
23 June
B)
22 June
C)
21 June
D)
20 June

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 23 June

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International Widows’ Day is observed across the world on 23 June. The day aims to gather support for widows and to spread awareness about their situation. For several women, the hurtful loss of a partner is magnified by a long-term struggle for their basic rights and dignity. International Widows’ Day is a day of action to address the “poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries”. The main objective of the activities is to create awareness about the condition of widows and protect their rights.
 
International Widows’ Day 2022 Theme : The theme for last year’s International Widows’ Day was “Invisible Women, Invisible Problems”. This year’s theme is – “Sustainable Solutions for Widows Financial Independence”.
 
International Widows’ Day 2022 Significance : The Widow’s Day page on the United Nations website states that the Covid-19 pandemic, armed conflicts, migration, and displacement left tens of thousands of women newly widowed.
 
International Widows’ Day History : 

* The day was established by The Loomba Foundation to raise awareness about the issue of widowhood.

* June 23 was chosen as the day to mark International Widows’ day as it was on this day in 1954 that Shrimati Pushpa Wati Loomba, mother of Lord Loomba, became a widow.

* The first International Widows Day took place in 2005 and was launched by Lord Loomba and Cherie Blair, the foundation’s president.

* The day was formally adopted as International Widows’ Day by the United Nations on 21 December 2010, the sixth edition.

* June 23 has been observed as International Widows’ Day since 2011 by the United Nations.

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Published On : June 23, 2022