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Current Affairs 13th June 2022

Today Top Current Affairs 13th June 2022 – Current Affairs for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Top 10 Current News of the day, Important events in National Current News, and International Current News.

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National

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched a new Logo for ‘Ayurveda Aahar’

Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya has launched the ‘Ayurveda Aahar’ logo on the occasion of World Food Safety Day on June 7th, 2022. The ‘Ayurveda Aahar’ logo allows for “easy identification” and creates a “unique identity of ‘Ayurveda Aahar’.

  • It is also likely to “reinforce the quality” of Ayurvedic products.
  • As per the Food Safety and Standards (Ayurveda Aahar) Regulations, 2021 from FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India), Ayurveda Aahar is food prepared with the recipes or ingredients and/or processes which are mentioned in the authoritative books of Ayurveda.

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State

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister releases logo & mascot for 44th Chess Olympiad

Chief Minister M.K. Stalin launched the logo and mascot for the 44th Chess Olympiad. 44th Chess Olympiad will be held at Mamallapuram near Chennai between July 28th 2022 and August 10th, 2022. more than 2,000 players from over 180 countries will take part in the international event.

  • CM Stalin also unveiled a countdown clock for the Olympiad at Ripon Buildings, the headquarters of the Greater Chennai Corporation.
  • After the World Championship match between India’s Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen, This is the 2nd major international chess event to be hosted by Chennai.

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International

US passes world’s first ‘right to repair’ law for digital electronics

The New York state legislature has passed the “right to repair” bill. “right to repair” bill will require digital electronics manufacturers to make parts, tools, information, and software available to consumers and independent repair shops.

  • The “Fair Repair Act” was introduced after federal pressure to enforce consumers’ rights to repair and refurbish their purchased goods.

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Britain’s Queen becomes the world’s 2nd-longest reigning monarch

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II overtakes Thailand’s King and becomes the world’s second-longest reigning monarch in history, after France’s Louis XIV.

  • 96-year-old Queen’s Platinum Jubilee was celebrated by the UK to mark 70 years of service to the nation.
  • Queen Elizabeth II has overtaken Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who reigned for 70 years and 126 days between 1927 and 2016.
  • Louis XIV of France is the longest-reigning monarch, with a 72-year and 110-day reign from 1643 until 1715.

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Appointment

AR Rahman appointed ambassador of Indo-UK culture platform

Music Maestro AR Rahman was appointed as ambassador of The Season of Culture, which marks the 75th anniversary of India’s independence. Britain’s Deputy High Commissioner to India Jan Thomson and Director (India) of the British Council Barbara Wickham launched officially on June 7.

  • The Season of Culture purposes to strengthen India-UK collaboration in the areas of arts, English and education.

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Doordarshan’s DG Mayank Agrawal appointed Prasar Bharti CEO

The Director-general, Doordarshan and Doordarshan News Mayank Kumar Agrawal have been given additional charge as chief executive officer, Prasar Bharati. Mayank Kumar Agrawal has replaced Shashi Shekhar Vempati who completed his five-year tenure as CEO of the public broadcaster.

  • The decision was taken following approval from Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur to appoint 1989-batch Indian Information Service official till further orders or regular appointment to the post.

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Space

India set to launch 1st human space & ocean missions in 2023

India is going to launch the first Human Space Mission ‘Gaganyaan’ and the first Human Ocean Mission in 2023, Said Space and Earth Sciences Minister Dr Jitendra Singh. 

  • The Govt will also disclose the Blue Economic Policy, and ocean-based sectors would employ roughly 40 million people by 2030.
  • Gaganyaan’s mission will include a test vehicle flight to validate the crew escape system’s performance and the first uncrewed Gaganyaan mission.
  • A second uncrewed mission in late 2022 carrying “Vyommitra,” an Isro-developed spacefaring human robot.

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NASA’s DAVINCI Mission will launch in 2029

NASA will launch a mission called “DAVINCI Mission” and will be the first mission to study Venus by means of both flybys and descent. DAVINCI stands for “Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gases, Chemistry and Imaging Mission”.

  • The DAVINCI (Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gasses, Chemistry, and Imaging) mission aims to study Venus’ atmosphere-climate system and shed new light on the scorching planet’s potentially habitable past.
  • “DAVINCI Mission” will fly by Venus and explore its harsh atmosphere in 2029 and will reach the Venusian surface by June 2031.

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Authors and Books

Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan released books titled ‘Loktantra ke Swar’ & ‘The Republican Ethic’

Union Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting and Sports Anurag Thakur released books named ‘Loktantra ke Swar’ and ‘The Republican Ethic

  • This is the 4th volume of the series featuring the 4th year of the presidency of Ram Nath Kovind.
  • Ministers also released E-books on the occasion.
  • The books include speeches on a wide range of subjects.

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Sports

R Praggnanandhaa won Norway Chess Group A open chess tournament

Young Indian Grandmaster, R. Praggnanandhaa has become the winner in the Norway Chess Group A open chess tournament here with 7.5 points from nine rounds. 16-year-old GM, the top seed remained unbeaten through the nine rounds.

  • Praggnanandhaa (Elo 2642) finished a full point ahead of second-placed IM Marsel Efroimski (Israel) and IM Jung Min Seo (Sweden).
  • Young Indian Grandmaster, R. Praggnanandhaa made impressive performances in recent times and has also defeated world number one Magnus Carlsen for the second time in the Chessable Master online event.

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Science And Technology

India’s first COVID-19 vaccine for animals ‘Anocovax’ launched

The Agriculture Ministry unveiled India’s first Covid-19 vaccine for animals named ‘Anocovax’. ‘Anocovax’ Covid-19 vaccine has been developed by the Hisar-based National Research Centre on Equines. it can protect animals against the Delta and Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2.

  • This is the first Covid-19 vaccine for animals developed in India.
  • Ancovax vaccine can be used in dogs, lions, leopards, mice, and rabbits.
  • Ancovax vaccine is an inactivated vaccine developed using an infectious part of the Delta variant.
  • it also uses Alhydrogel as an adjuvant to boost the immune response.

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Important Days

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022

The International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD) is observed on June 13 annually across the world. the day represents the importance and celebration of the human rights of people with albinism.

  • It also reminds people of the perils of the past and the path to the future in the case of albinism and the people living with it.
  • The theme for International Albinism Awareness Day 2022 is “United in making our voice heard”. 

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World Day Against Child Labour 2022

The World Day Against Child Labour is observed on 12th June every year in order to create awareness and activism to prevent child labour.

  • The aim of the day is to create awareness about the menace of child labour and human trafficking.
  • In 2002, The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labour in order to focus attention on the worldwide extent of kid labour and therefore the action and efforts needed to eliminate it.
  • World Day Against Child Labour 2022 Theme is “Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour”.

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