Page-4 of Current Affairs - June, 2022

India- UK Commonwealth Diplomatic Academy programme

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his counterpart from UK Liz Truss have announced plans to initiate a joint “India-UK Commonwealth Diplomatic Academy programme”. Highlights This plan was announced after their meet at Rwanda. India-UK Commonwealth Diplomatic Academy Programme will be started to train young and aspiring diplomats from both the countries. Under the ..

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India State Support Programme for Road Safety

On June 28, 2022, the World Bank approved a USD 250 million loan for the road safety programme of Indian government, which addresses the high road accident fatality rate in India. Highlights International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has approved the variable spread loan. It has a maturity of 18 years along with a ..

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Nitin Gupta: New CBDT Chairperson

Appointments Committee of the cabinet has approved the appointment of IRS officer Nitin Gupta as the new chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). Who is Nitin Gupta? Nitin Gupta is an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of 1986 batch. He belongs to the Income Tax cadre. He is serving as Member (investigation) in the ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: June 29, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 29, 2022 INDIA – Ramdarash Mishra gets Saraswati Samman for his Hindi poetry collection ‘Mein to Yahan Hun’; award given by KK Birla Foundation – PM Modi holds bilateral talks with President of UAE Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan at Abu Dhabi – In ..

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Bengaluru One Health Pilot Project

On June 28, 2022, The Ministry of dairying and animal husbandry launched ‘One Health’ pilot project in Bengaluru. Key Points The One Health Pilot Project will bring stakeholders from human, animal, and environment health on single platform, in order to formulate solutions for preventing outbreak of zoonotic disease like covid-19 pandemic in future. Success of ..

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