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Today Top Current Affairs 21 June 2022

Today Top Current Affairs 21 June 2022 – Current Affairs – 21st June 2022 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.

National

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates NCERT’s National Yoga Olympiad 2022

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated NCERT’s three-days National Yoga Olympiad 2022 on 19th June 2022. Ministry of Education and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) are conducting National Yoga Olympiad 2022 from June 18 to 20, 2022.

  • Almost 600 students from 26 states/UTs and Demonstration Multipurpose Schools of Regional Institutions of Education will join the forthcoming National Yoga Olympiad.
  • NCERT will also conduct yoga olympiads at the school, block, district and state levels.

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Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) organised ‘Yoga Mahotsav’ at Purana Qila

Ministry of Culture organised ‘Yoga Mahotsav’ at Purana Qila, New Delhi, as part of the International Day of Yoga 2022 celebrations in collaboration with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Yoga Mahotsav aims to instil the everlasting value of cultural wellness amongst the people.

  • Minister of State for Culture and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, and Minister of State for Culture and External Affairs, Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi attended the event.

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State

PM Modi inaugurates the renovated Shree Kalika Mata temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the redeveloped temple of Shree Kalika Mata at Pavagadh Hill.

  • The Shree Kalika Mata temple is one of the oldest temples in the area.
  • The redevelopment of the temple has been done in two phases.
  • The inauguration of the first phase of redevelopment was done by the Prime Minister earlier in April 2022.
  • The foundation stone of the redevelopment of the second phase was laid by PM Modi in 2017. 

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Banking

Equitas Small Finance Bank to launch “ENJOI” kid’s savings account

Equitas Small Finance Bank to launch a kids’ savings account called ENJOI, on Father’s Day – 19 June 2022.

  • ENJOI will allow kids of 0-18 years to open a savings account under the supervision of their parents.
  • The bank will provide an option for a personalized debit card to minors aged 10 & above.
  • The bank will also offer 7% interest for savings balances between ₹5 Lakh to ₹2 crore.

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Ranking

Hamad International Airport named World’s Best Airport 2022

Qatar’s Hamad International Airport has been named the World’s Best Airport for the second year. The announcement was held at the Skytrax 2022 World Airport Awards, held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Paris, France.

  • Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) has been named the finest regional airport in India and South Asia. 
  • Singapore Changi Airport was named World’s Best Airport Staff Service and World’s Best Airport Dining.
  • Istanbul Airport was named World’s Best Airport Shopping and Most Family-Friendly Airport.
  • Tokyo Haneda Airport was named the World’s Cleanest Airport, the World’s Best Domestic Airport, the Best Airport in Asia, and the Best Airport PRM & Accessible Facilities.
  • King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh was named the World’s Most Improved Airport.
  • Nagoya’s Chubu Centrair International Airport has been named the World’s Best Regional Airport.
  • Copenhagen Airport was named the World’s Best Airport Immigration Processing award.
  • Zurich Airport was named World’s Best Airport Security Processing award.

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International

China launches third, most ‘advanced aircraft’ carrier named ‘Fujian’

China launched its third aircraft carrier named ‘Fujian‘ was launched at a brief ceremony held at Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard. Fujian aircraft carrier is the country’s most advanced as well as the first “fully domestically-built” naval vessel.

  • The Fujian is the first domestically designed and built catapult aircraft carrier in China.
  • The 3rd aircraft carrier has been built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited.
  • It has a displacement of more than 80,000 tonnes.
  • The aircraft has been equipped with electromagnetic catapults and arresting devices.

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Appointments

Centre appoints new chief justices in six high courts

The Centre has appointed new chief justices in six high courts. The Ministry of Law and Justice has notified the appointment to six high courts i.e. Delhi, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Gauhati.

  • The Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court will be Justice Vipin Sanghi of the Delhi High Court.
  • the Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court will be Justice Ujjal Bhuyan of the Telangana High Court.
  • The Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court will be Justice Amjad Ahtesham Sayed of the Bombay High Court.
  • the Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court will be Justice Shinde Sambhaji Shiwaji of the Bombay High Court.
  • The Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court has been named Justice Rashmin M Chhaya of the Gujarat High Court. 
  • Satish Chandra Sharma, Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court, is appointed to the Delhi High Court.

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Sports

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra wins gold at Kuortane Games in Finland

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra has won his first top podium finish of the season by winning the javelin throw event at the Kuortane Games in Finland and defeating reigning world champion Anderson Peters of Grenada.

  • Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra throw a javelin at 86.69m.
  • Trinidad and Tobago’s 2012 Olympics champion Keshorn Walcott was second with 86.64m.
  • Peters was third with a best throw of 84.75m.

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PM Modi launches torch relay for 44th Chess Olympiad

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the historic torch relay for the 44th Chess Olympiad on 19th June 2022 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi in a glittering ceremony. During this occasion, FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri. Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State for Sports Shri. Nishith Pramanik, Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand, the Indian Chess contingent and members of Chess Federations from various countries attended the event.

  • PM Modi handed it over to Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand.
  • The torch will be brought to 75 cities in a period of 40 days before the final culmination at Mahabalipuram near Chennai. 

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FIFA announces 2026 World Cup venues

FIFA announces 2026 World Cup venues across U.S., Canada and Mexico. The 16 host cities are Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Guadalajara, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Monterrey, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver.

  • The tournament will have 48 teams for the first time and an increase from the 32 that will contest in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 from November 21 – to December 18th, 2022.
  • Mexico hosted the FIFA World Cup in 1970 and 1986.

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Neeraj Chopra to lead 37-member Indian athletics contingent in Commonwealth Games 2022

Neeraj Chopra will lead a 37-member Indian athletics contingent in Commonwealth Games 2022 as Tejaswin Shankar was left out. Commonwealth Games 2022, is scheduled to be held in Birmingham from July 28th, 2022. the Indian athletes will participate in 9 out of the 20 sports/disciplines at the event.

  • The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) named a 37-member contingent for the Commonwealth Games 2022.
  • AFI selected 18 women for the 37-member squad and Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra will lead a 37-member contingent for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in July.

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Important Days

International Day of Yoga 2022

Every year, the International Day of Yoga is celebrated all over the world on June 21, 2022, aiming to spread awareness about the benefits of yoga for health and well-being.

  • Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice was originated in India.
  • The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit which means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. 
  • The theme of International Yoga Day 2022 is ‘Yoga for Humanity’ and educates about Yoga which originated in India thousands of years ago.

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