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Current Affairs

 

25th June

 

International Day of the Seafarer 2022: 25 June

Every year on June 25th, the Day of the Seafarer recognizes the valuable contribution seafarers make to international trade and the world economy. Seafarers regularly travel by sea and are commonly called sailors.

 

Parameswaran Iyer appointed as CEO of NITI Aayog

Former Drinking and water Sanitation Secretary, Parameswaren Iyer has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog for 2 years. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

NITI Aayog Founded: 1 January 2015

NITI Aayog Preceding: Planning Commission (15 March 1950)

NITI Aayog Headquarters: New Delhi

NITI Aayog Chairperson: Narendra Modi

NITI Aayog Vice Chairperson: Suman K Bery

NITI Aayog comes under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

 

Tapan Kumar Deka appointed as new Director of Intelligence Bureau

The Central government has appointed senior IPS officer Tapan Kumar Deka as Director of Intelligence Bureau. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

Intelligence Bureau Headquarters: New Delhi

Intelligence Bureau Formed: 1887

 

Samant Kumar Goel re-appointed as Chief of R&AW

Samant Kumar Goel’s contract as secretary of the intelligence agency’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) was extended by the Centre by another year. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

RAW Formed: 21 September 1968

RAW Headquarters: New Delhi

RAW Founders: R. N. Kao & Indira Gandhi

 

China launched Three New Yagon-35 remote Sensing Satellites

Three new remote sensing satellites were successfully launched by China from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in the Sichuan Province in southwest China. To read more, click here.

 

South Korea sent its first satellite into orbit using a domestic Nuri rocket

South Korea said it successfully launched a small but working satellite into orbit using its first homemade rocket. To read more, click here.

 

Garuda Aerospace, an Indian drone startup to establish a facility in Malaysia

Garuda Aerospace Pvt. Ltd., an integrated drone manufacturer and drone-as-a-service (DAAS) provider based in India, would invest Rs 115 crore in the construction of a production facility in Malaysia. To read more, click here.


Points to remember:

Garuda Aerospace’s founder and CEO: Agnishwar Jayaprakash

Founder and CTO of HiiLSE Drones: Shanmugam S. Thanggavilo

 

Cyclist Ronaldo, first Indian cyclist to win silver at Asian Championship

Ronaldo Singh scripted history as he became the first Indian cyclist to win a silver in a continental tournament in the senior category of the Asian Track Championship. To read more, click here.


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