Current Affairs 21st June 2022 Daily GK Update

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Current Affairs 21st June 2022 Daily GK Update

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National News

PM Modi inaugurated the Centre for Brain Research at IISc Bengaluru, Karnataka

  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Center for Brain Research (CBR) set up at a cost of Rs 280 crore at the Indian Institute of Science campus (IISc) Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • He also laid the foundation stone for Bagchi Parthsarathy Multispeciaity Hoispital at IISc
  • The Centre for Brain Research is developed as one of its kind research facility and focuses on conducting vital research to provide evidence based public health interventions to manage age related brain disorders.

About Karnataka

  • Capital –Bengaluru
  • CM-Basavaraj Bommai
  • Governor – Thawar Chand Gehlot

PM Modi inaugurated redeveloped Shree Kalika Mata temple at Panchmahal, Gujarat

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the redeveloped Shree Kalika Mata temple atop the Pavagadh hill in the Panchmahal district of Gujarat.
  • Addressing the gathering the Prime Minister said that this temple also symbolizes ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayas’.

About Gujarat

  • Capital – Gandhinagar
  • Chief Minister – Bhupendra Patel
  • Governor – Acharya Devvrat
  • Gujarat Day – 1 May

International News

China’s President will host the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing

China’s President will host the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing

  • China’s President Xi Jinping will host the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing on June 23.
  • Theme: Foster High Quality BRICS Partnership, Usher in a New Era for Global Development.
  • 12th BRICS meeting National Security Advisors (NSA) held virtually.
  • 12th BRICS summit 2020 : Russia
  • 13th BRICS summit 2021 : India
  • 14th BRICS summit 2022 : China

About BRICS

  • Founded– 2006
  • BRICS – Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa
  • Members- 5 (Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa).
  • First summit– 16 June 2009 in Russia (Yekaterinburg)
  • Global exposure- Comprises 43% of the world population, 17% share in the world trade.
  • This organisation has a very prominent role in the world economy because it represents around 43% of the world’s population and 30% of the world’s GDP.

12th Ministerial Conference of WTO held in Geneva

  • The 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of World Trade Organization concluded at Geneva,
  • The Conference was co-hosted by Kazakhstan.
  • The ministers from across the world attended the meeting to review the functioning of the multilateral trading system, make general statements and to take action on the future work of the WTO.

About World Trade Organization (WTO):

  • Founded – 1 January 1995
  • HQ – Geneva Switzerland
  • 1st Director-General – Peter Sutherland
  • Director-General – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Nigeria)
  • Member Countries – 164

Mongolia’s Khuvsgul lake added to UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves

  • Khuvsul Lake National Park of Mangolia has been added to the World Network of Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO.
  • The decision was made during the 34th session of the International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme taking place in Paris, France.
  • Khuvsgul Lake is located in the northern Monoglian province of Khuvsgual near the Russian border.

Kantar Brandz 2022 Most Valuable Global Report: Four Indian Company joined Google, Apple, and Amazon as world’s top 100 brands

  • According to Kantar Brandz 2022 Most Valuable Global Report, four Indian company Tata Consultancy Service (TCS), Infosys, Life Insurance Company (LIC) , and HDFC Bank were featured among the top 100 global biggest brands.
  • Apple retains its first position to become the first trillion dollar brand value of 947. 1 billion US dollar followed by Google, Amazon, and Microsoft.
  • TCS has the most valuable brand coming out of India with 46th
  • TCS has the second biggest brand in Asia Pacific region.
  • Samsung has the second position with 54 billion US dollar brand value and HDFC Bank and Infosys stood at third and fourth position on the list respectively.
Rank Company Value  (in USD)
1 Apple 947 Billion
2 Google 819 Billion
3 Amazon 705 Billion
4 Microsoft 611 Billion
5 Tencent 214 Billion
6 McDonalds 196 Billion
7 Visa 191 Billion
8 Facebook 186 Billion
9 Alibaba 169 Billion
10 Louis Vuitton 124 Billion
46 TCS 50 Billion
61 HDFC Bank 35 Billion
64 Infosys 33 Billion
92 LIC 23 Billion

About Google:

  • Founded – 1998
  • Founders – Larry Page and Sergey Brin
  • Headquarters – California, US
  • CEO – Sundar Pichai

Banking and Financial

RBI suspended license of Karnataka based Millath Co-operative Bank

RBI suspended license of Karnataka based Millath Co-operative Bank

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that Millath Co-operative Bank Ltd., Davangere, Karnataka, had its license suspended leading to a shortage of capital.
  • The bank does not have adequate capital and earning prospects. As such, it does not comply with the provisions of Section 11(1) and Section 22 (3) (d) read with Section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, says RBI.

About Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

  • Founded – 1 April 1935
  • RBI Nationalized – 1 January 1949
  • HQ – Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • RBI set up – Hilton Young Commission
  • 1st Governor – Sir Osborne Smith (Australia) 1st Indian Governor – CD Deshmukh
  • 25th Governor – Shaktikanta Das

Appointment and Resignation

Gustavo Petro elected as the first-leftist President of Colombia

  • Leftist party, Gustavo Petro has won presidential election of Colombia and becomes the first ever leftist president in the history of
  • He defeated construction magnate, Ronaldo Hernandez with a margin of more than 7 lakh votes.
  • Petro is a former mayor of capital Bogotoa and current senator.

About Colombia

  • Capital – Bogotoas
  • Currency – Peso

Appointment of new chief justices to six high courts approved 

  • The Centre notified the appointment of new chief justices in six high courts.
  • The Ministry of Law and Justice notified the appointment to six high courts namely Delhi, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Gauhati.
  • Chief justice of Delhi High Court – Satish Chandra Sharma
  • Chief justice of Uttrakhand High Court – Vipin Sanghi
  • Chief justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court – Amjad A Sayed
  • Chief justice of Rajasthan High Court – S S Shinde
  • Chief justice of Guwahati High Court – Rashmin M Chhaya
  • Chief justice of Telangana High Court – Ujjal Bhuyan.

Awards

US – Canadian author Ruth Ozeki won Women’s Prize for fiction

US – Canadian author Ruth Ozeki won Women’s Prize for fiction

  • US-Canadian, film-maker, author and Zen Buddhist priest, Ruth Ozeki has won the Women’s Prize for fiction this year for novel “The Book of From and Emptiness”.
  • This novel “The Book of From and Emptiness” tells the story of a 13 year old boy who after the tragic death of his father, starts to hear voice of objects speaking to him.
  • She was announced as the winner of the 30,000 euro prize at ceremony of London,UK.

Sports

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen won Canadian Grand Prix 2022

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen won Canadian Grand Prix 2022

  • World champion Max Verstappen increased his lead in this year’s Formula One title
  • It was Verstappen’s first Canadian victory in his 150th career start, his sixth this year and the 26th of his career.

Recent Grand Prix Winner

Spanish Grand Prix Max Verstappen Netherland Red Bull
Miami Grand Prix Max Verstappen Netherland Red Bull
Saudi Arabia Grand Prix Max Verstappen Netherland Red Bull
Azerbaijan Grand Prix Max Verstappen Netherland Red Bull
Emilia Romagna GP Max Verstappen Netherland Red Bull
Monaco Grand Prix Sergio Perez Mexico Red Bull
Australian Grand Prix Charles Leclerc Monaco Ferrari
Bahrain Grand Prix Charles Leclerc Monaco Ferrari

Cyclist Ronaldo Singh won bronze in elite time trial event Asian Cycling Championship in Delhi

  • Ronaldo Singh created history as he bagged the country’s first-ever international medal in the 1 Km time trial event the Asian Track Cycling Championship in New Delhi.
  • World junior champion Ronaldo Singh clocked 1 minute 1.798 seconds to bag bronze medal in 1-km time trial of Asian Cycling Championship. It is India’s first-ever 1-km time trial international medal.

Book and Author

PM Modi released Ram Bahadur Rai’s book ‘Bhartiya Samvidhan: Ankahi Kahani’

  • The Prime Minister Narendra Modi released Ram Bahadur Rai’s book ‘Bhartiya Samvidhan: Ankahi Kahani’.
  • The book, along with the history of independence and the untold chapters of our constitution will give a new thinking to the youth of the country.
  • Ram Bahadur Rai is a senior Hindi journalist. He is Former news editor of Hindi daily Jansatta.

Biography of Gautam Adani “Gautam Adani- The Man Who Changed India” written by R N Bhaskar

Biography of Gautam Adani “Gautam Adani- The Man Who Changed India” written by R N Bhaskar

  • The biography of billionaire, industrialist Gautam Adani will be released in October, announced by Penguin Random House.
  • The book written by Journalist-author R N Bhaskar, “Gautam Adani- The Man Who Changed India”, claims to bring first time, the unknown aspects of one of the richest men in the world.

Important day

21 June – International Yoga Day

  • International Yoga Day was first recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in 2014.
  • The 8th edition of International Yoga Day is being observed on 21 June.
  • United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in his Yoga message for 2022, said that this year’s theme reminds everyone “how yoga is truly universal.” On how yoga has helped people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Aim – To raise awareness worldwide of many benefits of practicing yoga.
  • Theme 2022 – Yoga for Humanity

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