Daily Current Affairs 21-07-2022
Daily Current Affairs 21-07-2022

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National Current Affairs

1)Uttarakhand CM Dhami released the book “BEYOND THE MISTY VEIL”

  • Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami released the book “BEYOND THE MISTY VEIL”, Temple Tales of Uttarakhand written by Ms Aradhana Johri (Senior IAS).
  • This book will be known as an authentic introduction to the divine temples of Uttarakhand in the country and abroad. Former IAS officer Aradhana Johri who had served earlier as the District Magistrate of Nainital.

2)PM Narendra Modi unveils ‘SPRINT Challenges’ to boost usage of Indigenous Technology

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled ‘SPRINT Challenges’, aimed at giving a boost to the usage of indigenous technology in the Indian Navy.
  • This collaborative project is named SPRINT {Supporting Pole-Vaulting in R&D through Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX), NIIO and Technology Development Acceleration Cell (TDAC)}.

3)Godavari Islands: Andhra Pradesh conducts the first-ever blackbuck survey

  • Andhra Pradesh State Wildlife Department has begun the first-ever study of blackbucks along a length of islands in the Godavari between Dowleswaram and Yanam.
  • Following reports of large numbers of blackbucks becoming stuck on the islands affected by the Godavari floods.

International Current Affairs

1)DBS bank named ‘World’s Best SME Bank’ by Euromoney for the second time

  • DBS Bank has been recognized as the ‘World’s Best SME Bank’ by Euromoney for the second time (the first time in 2018).
  • The bank has established its position as a global industry leader in association with Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to enhance growth and development. 
  • DBS’ latest global best SME bank accolade comes from leading UK-based financial publication Euromoney, which has honoured DBS with the ‘World’s Best SME Bank’ title for the second time since 2018.

Business and Economy News

1)Raigad Sahakari Bank of Mumbai subject to limitations from the RBI

  • Due to the lender’s worsening financial situation, the RBI imposed a number of limitations on Mumbai-based Raigad Sahakari Bank, including a withdrawal cap of Rs 15,000 per customer.
  • The cooperative bank is subject to a number of restrictions, including the inability to issue loans, make any investments, or take new deposits without RBI‘s prior approval.

2)JSW Steel and BCG collaborate to quicken the decarbonization process

  • In order to help JSW Steel on its path to being a net-zero carbon emitter, BCG will make use of its unique CO2 AI platform as well as its top-tier digital and analytics skills.
  •  In order to help JSW Steel on its path to being a net-zero carbon emitter, BCG will make use of its unique CO2 AI platform as well as its top-tier digital and analytics skills.
  •  During this time, BCG will also put an emphasis on employee training and improving the sustainable culture throughout our manufacturing operations. Their sustainability measures will need to be scaled up as a result of this revolutionary initiative.

Sports News

1)Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympic Games

  • The 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games will be hosted in Los Angeles, United States.
  • The opening ceremony for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics will take place on July 14, 2028, and continue till July 30. However, Los Angeles has previously hosted the Olympics in 1984 and 1932.
  •  The LA28 Games will feature more than 3,000 hours of live sport across 800 events in more than 40 sports. 15,000 athletes are expected to compete in the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles, according to LA 28.

2)Bangladeshi Cricketer Tamim Iqbal Announces Retirement From T20Is

  • Bangladesh ODI captain, Tamim Iqbal has announced his retirement from T20Is.
  • He played his last T20 International in March 2020. The 33-year-old has played 78 T20 Internationals, scoring 1758 runs at 24.08. 

Science and Technology Current Affairs

1)Instagram’s new payments feature lets users buy products via direct messages

  • Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company is launching a new “payments in chat” feature on Instagram.
  • With this new feature, users can purchase products from small businesses and track orders via direct messages on Instagram. According to Meta, every week, one billion people message businesses across Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp.

Political News

1)Ranil Wickremesinghe: Political survivor, economic expert and friend of India

  • The Parliament of Sri Lanka, in the exercise of the provisions of the Sri Lankan Constitution, has elected Ranil Wickremesinghe as the President of Sri Lanka.
  •  As a close friend and neighbour of Sri Lanka and a fellow democracy, we will continue to be supportive of the quest of the people of Sri Lanka for stability and economic recovery, through democratic means and values, established democratic institutions and a constitutional framework

Miscellaneous News

1)Renowned artist Achuthan Kudallur passes away

  • Noted artist Achuthan Kudallur has passed away recently at the age of 77.
  •  A civil engineer by training, Achuthan Kudallur was a self-taught abstract artist and a highly respected name in contemporary art circles of south India.
  • He was a part of the Madras Art Club, which operated within the Government College of Art, Chennai and later shifted to painting abstracts.

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