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Today’s National Current Affairs

1. NIRYAT Site and Vanijya Bhawan to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi-

  • “Vanijya Bhawan”, the new Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s office complex, and the “National Import-Export Record for Yearly Analysis of Trade” NIRYAT portal, will be inaugurated by PM Modi.
  • The portal will provide information and logistics on India’s international trade.
  • The new portal will benefit both the department of commerce and the department for the promotion of industry and international trade.
  • Vanijya Bhawan and NIRYAT portal will serve as an essential and integral contemporary office complex.

2. Seismology Observatory unveiled by the Union Minister in Udhampur-

  • The Union Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Dr. Jitendra Singh, inaugurated the Seismology Observatory in the Udhampur district’s Dandayal neighborhood.
  • This is the third such center being inaugurated in Jammu & Kashmir.
  • 20 lakh rupees have been invested by the Ministry of Earth Science to establish this third observatory.

3. Five villages in Gujarat constituted India’s first ‘Balika Panchayat’-

  • Five villages of the Kutch district of Gujarat have started the country’s first even ‘Balika Panchayat’.
  • The initiative is taken to promote the social and political development of the girls and also propagate their active participation in politics.
  • Kunaria, Vadsar, Motagua, and Maska villages of the Kutch district have begun this initiative.
  • The Women and Child Development Welfare Department of the government of Gujarat have launched this initiative under the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign.
  • The strategic planning of launching this initiative across the country is being planned by the department.

International Current Affairs

1. Bilateral Relations with India prioritized by the US-

  • According to the White House, the US views India as a ‘very crucial’ strategic ally for the Indo-Pacific and prioritizes its bilateral relations with New Delhi.
  • The US also made a very important observation that each country is free to make its own decisions regarding Russia.

2. Former rebel warrior Gustavo Petro is elected as the president of Colombia-

  • Former rebel warrior Gustavo Petro wins Columbia’s presidency.
  • Petro has pledged to bring significant economical and social transformation.
  • If Petro wins the presidential runoff election then he will become Columbia’s first left-wing president.
  • This is the third time that Petro ran for the position.
  • Petro’s win adds Columbia to the growing list of Latin American countries that are electing progressiveness in recent years.

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Business and Economy Current Affairs

1. “SIB TF Online” EXIM Trade Portal to be launched by the South Indian Bank-

  • The “SIB TIF Online” portal for the corporate EXIM customers is launched by the South Indian Bank.
  • The new portal acts as a platform for remote trade-related payments to foreign entities.
  • Once a customer uploads the relevant supporting documents, they can initiate the payment request through the SIB TF Online portal.

2. “V-CIP” for account opening launched by Karnataka Bank for account opening-

  • The “Video-based Customer Identification Process (V-CIP)” facility has been launched by the Karnataka Bank for online savings bank (SB) account opening.
  • Prospective customers can now open an SB account online and also complete their KYC (Know Your Customer) verification through an online video call.

Science and Technology Current Affairs

1. ISRO launches the Indian Communication Satellite GSAT-24 successfully-

  • The GSAT-24 is launched by the NewSpace India Limited (NSIL).
  • The launch is made by following the space reforms that lease the Direct-to-Home (DTH) service provider Tata Play for the entire satellite’s capacity.
  • GSAT-24 is the company’s first “demand-driven” communication satellite mission.
  • The Indian Space Research Organization for NSIL developed and also successfully launched the satellite into the geostationary orbit by the Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou in French Guiana.

Sports Current Affairs

1. Rumeli Dhar retires from international cricket-

  • The 38 years Indian seam-bowling allrounder Rumeli Dhar announced her retirement from international cricket.
  • In 2018, Dhar had played in the tri-nation women’s T20I series between India, Australia, and England, her last international match at Brabourne.
  • Dhar takes her leave from the international cricket with a record of playing in four tests, 78 ODIs, 1328 runs scored, and 84 wickets taken across formats.

Miscellaneous Current Affairs

1. The Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train, the first India-Nepal train begins its journey-

  • The India-Nepal tourist train, the Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train embarks on its first journey from the Safdurjung Railway Station, New Delhi on 21st June 2022.
  • The train is carrying 500 tourists on board.
  • The train reached its destination, Janakpur Dham station in Nepal, on 23rd June 2022.

2. 23rd June is celebrated as International Widow’s Day-

  • 23rd June is observed as the International Widow’s Day across the world.
  • The day is commemorated to support widows in society and generate awareness about their situation.
  • “Poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries” is the main situation to address on this day.
  • “Sustainable Solutions for Widows Financial Independence” was the theme of this year’s International Widow Day.

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