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Today’s National Current Affairs

  1. For a 3-Day Chintan Shivir, Rahul Gandhi Takes a Train to Udaipur-
  • Some Congress leaders and workers along with Rahul Gandhi left for Udaipur on a train on the 20th of June 2022.
  • The 3-Day Chintan Shivir is meant for the all-important party leadership issues and to discuss the party’s roadmap in the upcoming days.
  • Most of the leaders have acknowledged the plan to be very good and there are a lot of talks about what the Congress will do about the ideas discussed.
  1. Mass Scale Protest in Jammu & Kashmir After the Killing of a Kashmiri Pandit-
  • Massive protests spread across several parts of Jammu & Kashmir after a 36-year-old Kashmiri Pandit was killed last night, i.e., on the night of 19th June 2022.
  • Rahul Bhat, the victim, was shot by terrorists in what appears to be a targeted attack when the terrorists barged into the Tehsildar’s office in Chadoora village of Budgam village.
  • The members of the Kashmiri Pandit community left their transit camps, took to the roads after the incident, and stood against the central government, saying that it failed them.

3) 3 Free Gas Cylinders for Selected Citizens Every Year, Announces Uttarakhand

  • The BJP government in Uttarakhand has decided to provide three domestic LPG cylinders for free to the Antyodaya card-holders every year.
  • The decision is made in wake of the upcoming by-election in the Chapawat district of Uttarakhand.
  • The Congress party has raised its voice against the decision. They are claiming that the move violates the Model Code of Conduct and will be brought before the Election Commission by them.

International Current Affairs

  1. Jerome Powell Confirmed to Second Term as Fed Chair Amid Inflation voted the US Senate-
  • Jerome Powell is voted as the chairman of the Federal Reserve after the US Senate voted him to the post on Sunday.
  • The act now confirms Powell’s position as the head of the country’s central bank for another four-year term.

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Science & Technology Current Affairs

  1. The First Image of Blackhole at the center of the Milky Way unveiled by Scientists-
  • On Sunday, scientists brought forth the first look at the ‘gentle giant’ that is lurking in the center of our Milky Way galaxy.
  • The image that is circulated is of a supermassive black hole that can devour any matter within its huge gravitational pull.
  1. The IAF has successfully Test-Fired the extended-range version of the BrahMos missile-
  • On Sunday, the Indian Air Force successfully test-fired an extended-range version of the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos in the Bay of Bengal from a Sukhoi fighter jet.

Business & Economy Current Affairs

  1. Digital Wallets are to surpass Cash Payments by 2023: Report-
  • The e-commerce payment preferences continue to shift away from cash and credit cards toward digital wallets for customers around the world shown in the latest press release from FIS.

Sports News

1)Emails mi yet to sign a contract with East Bengal: Group director

  • Emami Group is yet to sign the contract with East Bengal to own a majority stake in the century-old club, the director of the company Aditya Agarwal said on Sunday.
  • It has been more than two weeks since West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced the tie-up at her office in Nabanna in the presence of East Bengal senior official Debabarata Sarkar.

Political News

1)Rajasthan Congress accuses Centre of political vendetta, announces protest

  • Rajasthan Congress on Saturday said that the party will protest all over the state at Mandal and block-level on June 20 and 21 over the “political vendetta” of the Centre against party leaders.
  • It said the protest will also be held over the alleged “attack” by Delhi Police on party headquarters following protests against ED giving notice to party leader Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case.

Miscellaneous Current Affairs

  1. 20th June is observed as the International Nurses Day-
  • 20th June is the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale and is observed as the International Nurses Day for the same.
  • The ICN marks this important day every year with the production and distribution of the International Nurses Day resources and evidence.
  • For 2022, the theme of the day was: “A Voice to Lead- Invest in Nursing and Respect Rights to Secure Global Health.”

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