Important Current Affairs 28th June 2022
In this article, we will discuss all the Current Affairs of 28th June about national, international, banking, finance, sports, awards, and many others. So if you are interested to know about the latest 28th June 2022 current affairs then read this article till the end.
Current Affairs of 28th June – National News
1. The initiative “One Health Pilot” started in Bengaluru
◉ The One Health pilot will be introduced by the Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD) in Bengaluru.
◉ The program aims to unite key players in the fields of animal, human, and environmental health around a shared platform to discuss issues.
2. Tata Power Solar’s Kerala-based largest floating solar power project in India
◉ In Kayamkulam, Kerala, Tata Power Solar Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has officially opened the largest floating solar power facility in India.
◉ The solar plant has an installed capacity of 101.6 Megawatt and is spread out over a 350-acre water body in the backwaters (MWp).
◉ Despite the difficult problems of fluctuating water depths, high sea tides, and serious water salinity concerns faced throughout the project’s construction phase, this installation was finished within the allotted time.
3. The World Bank has authorized a loan for $245 million to upgrade India’s rail infrastructure.
◉ For the purpose of lowering India’s high carbon emissions and low modal freight share on the railways, the World Bank authorized a loan for the rail logistics project in the amount of USD 245 million.
◉ The project by Indian Railways will assist India in moving more traffic from the road to rail. This will increase the effectiveness of transportation while lowering annual GHG emissions by millions of tonnes. Additionally, the project will encourage more private sector investment in the railroad industry.
◉ The loan, which is sponsored by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, has a 22-year maturity with a seven-year grace period.
4. Zomato purchased Blinkit in an all-stock deal for Rs. 4,447 crores.
◉ The online food delivery service Zomato has announced the acquisition of Grofers India’s former competitor Blink Commerce (Blinkit).
◉ The business’s Board of Directors approved a plan to pay Rs 4,447 crore to buy the cash-strapped fast commerce company Blinkit.
◉ Zomato provided Grofers India Private Limited with loans totaling USD 50 million last year.
5. The World Bank has approved a loan of USD 250 million for India’s programme on road safety.
◉ The World Bank has granted a loan of USD 250 million for the Indian government’s program on road safety, which aims to reduce the high number of deadly traffic accidents in the nation.
◉ Through enhanced road safety management, institutional reform, and results-based interventions on high-risk roads, the program aims to assist participating states in reducing the number of people killed and injured in traffic crashes. Additionally, it will improve the international institution’s post-crash care emergency medical and rehabilitation services.
◉ Despite having only 1% of the world’s vehicles, India is responsible for roughly 10% of all fatal crashes.
6. IDRCL names Avinash Kulkarni as CEO
◉ For a three-year term, Avinash Kulkarni, the Chief Executive of the India Resurgence Asset Reconstruction Company (IRARC), will lead the India Debt Resolution Company (IDRCL).
◉ He takes Manish Makharia’s place.
◉ IDRCL is a privately held firm that is 51% owned by banks from the private sector. Former SBI executive and chair of its seven-member board Diwakar Gupta.
7. S.S. Mundra is named as the new BSE chairman
◉ Former Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor S. S. Mundra has been appointed as the chairman of the Board of Directors of BSE Limited, according to market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
◉ Justice Vikramajit Sen, the incumbent chairman, will be replaced by Mundra.
◉ Mundra has held a number of significant positions, including Chief Executive of Bank of Baroda (European Operations) and Executive Director of Union Bank of India, among others.
8. At the 21st TIFF Edition, Utama took home the Transylvania Trophy.
◉ The 21st Transylvania International Film Festival took place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, at Uniri Square.
◉ The winning entry, Utama, directed by Alejandro Loayaza Grisi, received the 10,000 euro Transylvania Trophy.
◉ Guomundur Arnar Guomundsson, best director award
◉ Laura Muller and Schemci Lauth get the Best Performance Award.
9. The Indian women’s recurve team won silver at the third World Cup stage of archery in Paris.
◉ At the Archery World Cup Stage 3 in Paris, France, the Indian women’s recurve team of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat, and Simranjeet Kaur won a silver medal.
◉ In the women’s recurve team championship, India was defeated by Chinese Taipei 1-5.
◉ India’s campaign came to an end with one gold and two silver medals.
Book and Author
10. Rahul Ramgundan wrote a book titled “The Life and Times of George Fernandes.”
◉ The Life and Times of George Fernandes, a biography of the late George Fernandes, India’s former Union Defense Minister, and fiery socialist politician, will be published in July 2022.
◉ Rahul Ramagundam was the author, and Penguin Random House India was the publisher.
◉ After the Emergency was declared in 1975, he became a crucial player in the struggle to re-establish democracy.
11. National Insurance Awareness Day is on June 28.
◉ On June 28, there is a National Insurance Awareness Day.
◉ Objective: To inform consumers of the many advantages of purchasing an insurance plan or policy.
◉ If one remembers to pay their payment on time, insurance policies provide financial protection in case of bad events like injury, accident, or company losses, among others.
12. Pallonji Mistry, the head of the Shapoorji Pallonji group, passed away.
◉ Pallonji Mistry, the Shapoorji Pallonji Group’s chairman, has passed away. At 93, he was.
◉ With a stake of 18.4%, he was the Tata Group’s largest individual stakeholder.
◉ One of India’s highest civilian honours, the Padma Bhushan, was given to Mistry in 2016.
13. V Krishnamurthy, a former BHEL chairman, passed away.
◉ At the age of 97, Venkataraman Krishnamurthy, a former chairman of BHEL, SAIL, and Maruti Udyog passed away.
◉ He was born in Tamil Nadu’s Karuveli.
◉ He began his work as a mechanic on the airfields during World War II, earning the nickname “Turnaround Man.”
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