Daily Current Affairs June 25, 2022

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Daily Current Affairs June 25, 2022
Daily Current Affairs June 25, 2022

Daily Current Affairs June 25, 2022

Parameswaran Iyer appointed CEO of Finance Commission Federal Government Announcement

  • Former Secretary, Department of Water and Sanitation, Parameswaran lyer has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Finance Commission.
  • The NITI Aayog or Justice Commission is an alternative to the Central Planning Commission of India.
  • After the formation of the BJP government in the middle, the Central Planning Commission was dissolved and replaced by a new body called the Nidhiyog.
  • The organization has been operating since January 1, 2015. This means Finance (NITI – National Institution for Transforming India).
  • Amitabh Kant, the current CEO of the Finance Commission, is retiring with effect from the 30th of this month. Following that, Parameswaran Iyer has been appointed to his post.
  • Parameswaran Iyer served as an IAS officer for 17 years and retired voluntarily in 2009. Eva later worked at the UN as an expert in the field of rural drinking water supply. From 2016 to 2020, he was active in implementing the Clean India project.
  • He one who is more focused on keeping the body healthy and he has over 25 years of international experience in drinking water and sanitation. Served in Vietnam, China, Egypt and Lebanon.

The Right to Abortion: The Supreme Court Judgment That Shocked the United States

  • The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of ending the constitutional protection of the right to abortion in the United States.
  • The Supreme Court of the United States has overturned a 50-year-old order legalizing the right to abortion nationwide. The ruling has thus become an opportunity for individual provinces to no longer have the power to prohibit abortion.
  • In a 1973 lawsuit between Roe and Wade in the United States, it was ruled that ‘abortion is a woman’s personal right, it is a constitutional right’.
  • Similarly, in a 1992 case between Pennsylvania and Casey, it was ruled that ‘a woman involved in a 22 to 24 week pregnancy can legally have an abortion’.
  • In this case, the rights to abortion in the United States will be reversed following today’s ruling. The provinces will no longer take action one by one to ban the practice of abortion. Probably half of the U.S. states are expected to introduce new legislation or regulations that would ban abortion.
  • Following the Supreme Court ruling, 13 provinces have enacted laws prohibiting abortion. Others are likely to pass some new restrictions quickly.
  • States which are likely to be the first to restrict abortion – Arkansas, Idaho ,Kentucky ,Louisiana,Mississippi, Missouri ,North Dakota,Oklahoma ,South Dakota ,Tennessee,Texas ,Utah ,Wyoming.

Control of guns in the United States: Passage of the Bill in the Senate

  • With the permit for personal possession of firearms in the United States , there has been widespread demand for a restriction on the use of firearms in the wake of recent shootings there. At the same time, the notion that owning a firearm is an individual’s right is put aside.
  • Following this, a bill was introduced in the Senate imposing additional restrictions on the possession of firearms by civilians. There were 64 votes in favor of the bill and 34 against. The bill was subsequently passed.
  • Fourteen Republican representatives voted in favor of the bill. The bill will then be put to a final vote over the weekend.
  • The National Rifle Association has opposed the bill. The first gun control law was passed in 1994.
  • The law prohibits the use of high-powered firearms by the public. But the law expired 10 years later.
  • This is the first time since then that the gun control law has received this level of support from Republican and Democratic senators.

Sahitya Akademi Award for a novel translated by veteran writer Malan

  • In addition to the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Sahitya Akademi Yuvapuraskar Award is given annually to outstanding young writers on behalf of the Sahitya Akademi. There is also an award for translation literature.
  • The award for the best translation in the award list for the year 2021 has been announced for Malan, a senior Tamil journalist and writer.
  • The details of the awards for the best translated books for the year 2021 in that category were announced in Delhi yesterday.
  • Awards have been received for translated texts published in 22 languages, including various Indian languages ​​and English. Senior writer Malan has been nominated for the Tamil Language Award.
  • Famous Indian playwright Cyrus Mistry has written an English novel, ‘Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer’, which talks about the lives of marginalized people in Parsi society.
  • The award-winning novel also won the Sahitya Akademi Prize for Best English Literature in 2015.

‘Mini Tidal Parks’ in Tiruppur, Villupuram – Chief Minister Stalin laid the foundation stone

  • Chief Minister Stalin has inaugurated the Talent Center for Advanced Productivity at Tidal Park in Chennai, and the Chipkot Industrial Innovation Centers at Sriperumbudur and Hosur.
  • He also laid the foundation stone for mini-tidal parks to be set up in Tirupur and Villupuram districts at an estimated cost of Rs 76.90 crore.
  • The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has directed to develop Tamil Nadu as an Advanced Manufacturing Hub and instructed to take various special measures for the same. In addition, various initiatives are being taken to prepare the students, workers and industries of Tamil Nadu for the Fourth Generation Industry Development (Industry 4.0), including the visionary ‘I am First’ project, the ‘Knowledge City’ and the setting up of Research Parks.
  • As part of this, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu addressed a conference on Advanced Production at Tidal Park, Chennai on behalf of the Department of Industry, Government of Tamil Nadu.

India ranks 4th in recycled gold in World Gold Council report.

  • India has recycled 75 tonnes of gold in 2021 alone. India ranks 4th among international countries.
  • China, Italy and the United States are in the top three, according to a report by the World Gold Council.
  • So far 35 companies in the country are engaged in gold recycling.
  • Current Regional Executive Officer of India at the World Gold Council: PR Somasundaram.

Chief Minister MK Stalin initiated the College Dream Program under the ‘Nan Muthalvan’ program

  • ‘Nan Muthalvan’ project is an integrated program to get a job as soon as the students leave the academy, develop the skills of the intermediate students, improve their livelihood and make the students entrepreneurial.
  • Chief Minister MK Stalin will launch the ‘College Dream’ program at 9 am today at the Chennai Indoor Stadium under the ‘Nan Muthalvan’ program to guide students to higher education.
  • The purpose of the I First Plan project is to provide students, graduates, and educators with details such as what are the category-wise degrees, what bachelor’s degrees are, how to choose colleges, and the jobs available upon graduation, in order for students who have graduated from high schools to realize their future dreams. There are.
  • Halls have been set up on behalf of the Department of Higher Education, Directorate of Technical Education, Anna University, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Tamil Nadu Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Tamil Nadu Veterinary Science University, Tamil Nadu MGR University, College Directorate and Tamil Nadu Skills Development Corporation.
  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Bisili and the Tamil Nadu Skills Development Corporation is to be signed in the presence of the Chief Minister.
  • In this context, Chief Minister Stalin will launch tomorrow the “College Dream” program, which will guide higher education for 12th grade students under this program. Students from government and government aided private high schools in Chennai are expected to attend the event.

SEBI approves SS Mundra’s appointment as BSE Chairman

  • SEBI approves SS Mundra’s appointment as (BSE)Bombay Stock Exchange Chairman
  • BSE Limited said on June 24 that the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has granted its no objection for the appointment of SS Mundra, Public Interest Director as the Chairman of the board of directors of the company.
  • Mundra, who retired as Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India on July 30, 2017 will replace Justice Vikramajit Sen who is the current chairman.
  • He retired as Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India after completing a stint of three years. Prior to that, the last position held by him was as Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Baroda from where he superannuated in July 2014.
  • Mundra has held a number of significant positions over his more than 40-year banking career, including Executive Director of Union Bank of India and Chief Executive of Bank of Baroda (European Operations), among others.
  • Additionally, he represented the RBI as the G20 Forum’s nominee on the Financial Stability Board and its numerous committees.

Shyam Saran to take over as India International Centre president

  • Former Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran will take over as the President of India International Centre (IIC).
  • After leaving government service in 2010, he has headed the Research and Information System for Developing Countries, a prestigious think tank focusing on economic issues (2011-2017) and was Chairman of the National Security Advisory Board under the National Security Council (2013-15). He is Member of the Governing Board of the Centre for Policy Research and of the Institute of Chinese Studies. His first book, How India Sees the World was published in 2017.
  • He is a member of the governing boards of the Institute of Chinese Studies and the Centre for Policy Research. How India Sees the World, his debut book, was released in 2017.
  • His second book, How China Sees India and the World, was just released. For his achievements to the civil service, Saran received the Padma Bhushan in 2011, the third-highest civilian honour.
  • He received the Spring Order Gold and Silver Star in May 2019 from the Emperor of Japan for fostering ties between India and Japan.

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

  • The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, or World Drug Day, is marked on 26 June every year to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving a world free of drug abuse.
  • And each year, individuals like yourself, entire communities, and various organizations all over the world join in to observe World Drug Day to help raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs pose to society.
  • The theme of this 2022 year’s International Day Against Drug Abuse is “Share Drug Facts, Save Lives.”
  • The main objective of this day is to keep people away from drugs and curb drug smuggling. With this, the future of children and elders becomes bright and golden. Many programs are organized on this occasion, in which people are made aware of the ill effects of drug addiction. Intoxication not only causes loss of wealth, but also leads to many diseases at home. This has a bad effect on mental and physical health. Strict laws have been made against this in India too. However, there is a need to take more strict steps for social empowerment and drug-free society.
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