Daily Current Affairs June 23, 2022

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Daily Current Affairs June 23, 2022
Daily Current Affairs June 23, 2022

Daily Current Affairs June 23, 2022

Discovery of the stone circle 2,500 years ago

  • A stone circle dating back to 2,500 years has been found near Kalaiyarkovil in Sivagangai district in June 2022.
  • The rate of a stone circle per 20 meters in the area is numerous.
  • The inscription here is 2,500 years old.
  • These are the signs of the zodiac.
  • The people who lived at that time buried their leaders or important people by stacking stones around the burial place. That is what is called the stone circle.

Breast cancer: Apollo, Datar Cancer Genetics launch blood test for early detection

  • On June 2022,Apollo Cancer Centres in association with Datar Cancer Genetics, has introduced a blood test that can detect breast cancer at an early stage in asymptomatic individuals.
  • The launch of Easy Check Breast marks an important success towards quality technological advancements, ensuring timely diagnosis and treatment to lower the mortality rate.
  • The test, Easy Check-Breast, can help in the detection of breast cancer even before the first stage.
  • It is based on detection of tumor cells. The test has been priced at Rs 6,000.
  • Deaths due to breast cancer in India are as high as 50 per cent of incidence,while it is much lower in Western countries

Solar powered stove: Developed by India Oil Company

  • Indian Oil has developed a solar-powered stove.
  • This stove is designed to store the heat energy generated by sunlight and use it at night as well.
  • The energy received from the sunlight is converted into thermal energy by a special machine and stored in the corresponding battery.
  • The stove is being tested in 60 locations, including the less sunny Ladakh region.
  • The solar panel will be in use for 25 years. When there is less solar thermal power, this stove can be operated on the use of electricity.

Chennai player wins gold in South Asian tennis

  • The Indian team won the gold in the South Asian Tennis (12 years) featuring Chennai player Fasal Ali.
  • The IDF, South Asian Tennis Championship Series between the Under-12 teams was held in Nepal.
  • Fasal Ali Mir, a 12-year-old boy from Chennai was included in the Indian team for this. From South India, he is the only player to feature in the Indian team.
  • India and Pakistan clashed in the men’s final. In the doubles, India’s Fasal Ali Mir and Tawish defeated Pakistan.
  • The Indian team won 2-1 and clinched the gold.

Memorial Hall for King Rajagopala Thondaiman of Pudukkottai – Chief Minister Stalin

  • Chief Minister MK Stalin has announced that a memorial hall will be built for Pudukottai King Rajagopala Thondaiman on behalf of the Tamil Nadu government.
  • Raja Rajagopala Thondaiman, the 9th King of the 300-year-old Pudukottai principality in Tamil Nadu, was proud to provide various facilities including education, transport, agriculture and irrigation for the benefit of the people of Pudukottai during his tenure.
  • On this day of the centenary celebrations of Manna Rajagopala Thondaiman, a memorial hall will be set up to commemorate the simplicity of the King and the public welfare work he has done.
  • First MK Stalin has announced that a memorial hall with a museum will be set up for Manna Rajagopala Thondaiman in Pudukkottai.

Asian Track Championship: Ronaldo Singh wins first silver for  India

  • Ronaldo Singh of India placed 2nd in the 200m Flying category at the Asian Track Cycling Championships and won silver.
  • This is his third medal in the championship.
  • He had previously won bronze medals in the 1km time trial and team sprint.
  • Earlier, Ronaldo had won bronze in the 1km time trial and the team sprint. In the 200m flying qualifying round, she reached the finish line in 9.94 seconds and advanced to the semifinals with a new national record.
  • In the World Class category, India won 5 gold, 6 silver and 15 bronze medals for a total of 23 medals and placed 5th.

The World Bank has approved a project rain-fed farming of Uttarakhand

  • The World Bank has approved a project worth ₹1,000 crore for taking rain-fed farming to new heights in the hilly regions of Uttarakhand.
  • The project named Uttarakhand Climate Responsive Rain-fed Farming Project will be implemented by the watershed department.
  • The state government had proposed the project which is aimed at reducing green house gas emissions for funding by the World Bank.
  • The World Bank has agreed to fund the project.
  • The project will also help in springshed management, boosting agricultural productivity, controlling migration and promoting cluster based agriculture.
  • It will also boost climate friendly activities in the agriculture sector so that it becomes an economically viable option for the youth and farmers.

Andhra Government  to generate revenue of Rs 3,755 cr from green energy projects

  • In a major boost to the green energy sector in Andhra Pradesh, CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday cleared pump storage projects proposed by Adani Green Energy with a total capacity of 3,700 MW.
  • As half of the proposed complete funding of Rs 60,000 crore by Adani Group in Andhra Pradesh mentioned in the course of the World Economic Forum meet at Davos just lately, the Chief Minister has cleared the proposal of funding of Rs 15,740 crore.
  • The challenge will generate 10,000 jobs throughout 4 districts of Andhra Pradesh, in accordance to an official assertion by the state authorities.
  • While the crops can be arrange spanning 1,490 acres of land, the state authorities has determined that the land can be leased from farmers on the value of Rs 30,000 per acre of land in these districts, which can be transferred to the farmers instantly, it additional mentioned.
  • “This will give a big boost to the state in terms of investment and a positive message as the employment rate continues to rise in the state,” CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy mentioned within the assembly.

 ISRO PSLV-C53 launch announced for June 30

  • PSLV C-53 rocket with three satellites will be launched on 30th.
  • The rocket will be launched from the second launch pad of the Satish Thawan Research Center in Sriharikota at 6 pm on the same day. The 25-hour countdown is set to begin on June 29.
  • It features Singapore’s Earth observation satellites.
  • ISRO has launched this as a full-fledged business plan.
  • This is the second PSLV rocket project to be launched after Somnath took over as ISRO chief.
  • The three satellites are- DS-EO, a 365 kg and NeuSAR, a 155 kg satellite both belonging to Singapore and built by Starec Initiative, Republic of Korea, and the third satellite is a 2.8 kg Scoob-1 of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.

 India comes third in Renewable Energy Installations

  • Biomass, geothermal resources, renewable energy sources such as sunlight, water and air, natural resources that can convert this type into clean, usable energy: bioenergy.
  • Renewable energy sources now account for 11.2% of the total energy used for heating and cooling, up from 8.9% in 2009.
  • India has also advanced in renewable investments and policies. Renewable new investment, renewable by 2021, is up 70% to $ 11.3 billion.
  • India has also extended its national Rs 18,100 crore ($ 24.3 billion) solar project, which will encourage domestic and international companies to set up battery plants.
  • India ranks third in total renewable energy capacity additions in 2021, with 15.4 gigawatts in 2021, followed by China (136 gigawatts) and US (43 gigawatts) in total renewable energy capacity additions in 2021, with 15.4 gigawatts. (136 GW) and US (43 GW).
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