Page-40 of Current Affairs - June, 2022

Integration of eSanjeevani with ABDM

On June 3, 2022, the National Health Authority (NHA) announced that government’s ‘eSanjeevani’ telemedicine service has been integrated with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission. Key Facts This integration will help existing eSanjeevani users to easily create their Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA). Users would also be able to use it to link and manage their existing health records. Users can ..

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Türkiye: Turkey’s new official name

At the United Nations, Turkey will now be known as Türkiye. This decision was taken after intergovernmental body agreed to a formal request of Ankara for the name change. Key Points United Nations had received a request from Ankara in May 2022. Acceptance of this name change at United Nations marks the start of similar process ..

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US: Reconstruction of 3D Ear

Recently, a 20-year-old woman received a 3-D printed ear implant as she was born with a small and misshapen right ear. Highlights The 3-D printed ear implant was made from her own cells. This transplant was a part of first clinical trial of successful medical application of this technology and turned as an advance in ..

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Canada’s Historic Tribal Land Claim Settlement

On June 2, 2022, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau signed a USD1 billion deal, to settle a century-old land claim of Blackfoot tribe. Key Points Government took around half of the reserve lands of tribes in Alberta province in 1910, in order to use it for resources development as well as to sell to settlers. Land was ..

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Puri Heritage Corridor Case

Residents of Puri had moved the High Court alleging that, structural safety of 800-year-old Jagannath Temple could be in danger, if land surrounding the temple were dug up. Highlights They also allege that; state government has insulted the devotees by demolishing mutts in order to clear roads to Shri Jagannath temple. These roads were closely linked ..

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Painted Leopard Gecko

A new colourful species of leopard named “Eublepharis pictus” was recently identified by researchers. The species is also known as Painted Leopard Gecko. Key Points Painted Leopard Gecko differs from all members of the genus Eublepharis except for E hardwickii. Eublepharis is a genus of terrestrial geckos, which is native to eastern and southwestern Asia. It ..

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