Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: June 22, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 22, 2022

YOGA DAY AWARDS

– Prime Minister’s award for outstanding contribution for promotion of Yoga announced
– Individual winners: Bhikkhu Sanghasena from Ladakh and Marcus Vinicius Rojo Rodrigues from Brazil
– Organisation winners: The Divine Life Society from Uttarakhand and British Wheel of Yoga from UK

INDIA

– Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha will be the opposition candidate for the Presidential Election
– Diplomat Ruchira Kamboj to become India’s Permanent Representative to UN

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Ration card portability implemented across India with Assam being last to operationalise
– Expedite NPA resolution, focus on credit growth: Finance ministry to PSBs
– Govt dept to collaborate with SBI to create integrated pension portal
– Apollo Hospitals partners with Imperial Hospital, Bangladesh; to manage 375-bed multispeciality tertiary care hospital in Chittagong

WORLD

– Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov’s Nobel Peace Prize medal fetches record $103.5 million in auction
– World’s largest recorded freshwater fish weighing 300 kg caught in Cambodia
– International Day of Yoga celebrated on June 21, theme: ‘Yoga for humanity’
– World Music Day celebrated on June 21
– International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice observed on June 21

SPORTS

– England’s Matt Fitzpatrick wins 2022 United States Open Championship in Boston
– Red Bull’s Max Verstappen wins Formula One Canadian Grand Prix at Montreal

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