Today Top Current Affairs 22 July 2022

Today Top Current Affairs 22 July 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.

National

15th President of India: Draupadi Murmu

Draupadi Murmu has been appointed as the 15th President of India, she is a daughter of a tribal family coming from a very ordinary house in Odisha. The Indian Presidential Election 2022 was the 16th presidential election which was held in India on July 18th, 2022. after being elected as the 15th President of India, Murmu has become India’s first woman tribal president.

  • Draupadi Murmu also becomes the 2nd woman to hold the post after Pratibha Patil.
  • She will replace president Ram Nath Kovind whose’s term will end on 24 July 2022.

Appointment

Brijesh Gupta appointed as MD of RattanIndia Power

Brijesh Gupta has been elected by RattanIndia Power as its new managing director. He is having experience working across the renewable, steel, mining and commodities sector in India and abroad.

  • Brijesh Gupta has more than three decades of experience in the industrial sector.
  • Brijesh Gupta served in various positions in Adani Enterprises, Essar Group, Welspun and Atha Group.
  • He also holds global experience by working across geographies in the USA, Middle East, Iran and the Indian Subcontinent.

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi Resigns

Prime Minister of Italy, Mario Draghi has resigned from his post after key coalition parties withdrew their support for his government on measures tackling the high cost of living. Draghi submitted his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella. However, Draghi’s government will continue serving under a caretaker capacity till a new leader is elected.

  • Mario Draghi was appointed as Prime Minister of Italy in February 2021.

Ranking

NITI Aayog’s India Innovation Index 2021: Karnataka, Manipur and Chandigarh Tops

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Shri Suman Bery released the 2021 India Innovation Index on July 21st, 2022. as per the 3rd edition of NITI Aayog’s India Innovation Index, Karnataka, Manipur and Chandigarh have topped in their respective categories. Member Dr VK Saraswat, CEO Parameswaran Iyer and Senior Adviser Neeraj Sinha, and Institute for Competitiveness Chairman Dr Amit Kapoor were also present during the event.

  • Again, Karnataka has topped in the ‘Major States’ category.
  • Manipur has topped in the ‘North East and Hill States’ category.
  • Chandigarh is the top performer in the ‘Union Territories and City States’ category.

Meeting

13th Petersburg Climate Dialogue begins in Germany

The 13th Petersberg Climate Dialogue started in Berlin, Germany. The Petersburg Climate Dialogue will be hedl for a two-days and is to be chaired by Germany and Egypt, hosts of this year’s annual climate meet (COP-27).

  • It aims to make consensus and provide political direction to resolve divergences in order to improve the implementation of climate action, the core goal of COP-27.

Important Days

World Brain Day 2022

World Brain Day is observed by the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) on July 22 every year, focusing on a different theme each year. According to WHO, good brain health is a state in which every individual can realize their own abilities and optimize their cognitive, emotional, psychological and behavioural functioning to cope with life situations.

  • World Brain Day (WBD) 2022 Theme is “Brain Health for all” as our brains continue to be challenged by pandemics, wars, climate change and the myriad of disorders impacting human existence globally.

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