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Daily Day Wise Current Affairs 23 June 2020

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Today important current affairs for UPSC Exam June 23, 2020

1) PM CARES Fund Trust allocated Rs. 2000 crore for supply of 50,000 ‘Made-in-India’ ventilators to government-run COVID hospitals in all States and UT’s

  • Manufactured by M/s Bharat Electronics Limited, AgVa Healthcare, AMTZ Basic, AMTZ High End and Allied Medical
  • Additional 14,000 ventilators to be delivered to all States/ UT’s by the end of June 2020

2) Narendra Modi paid tribute to Dr Syama Prasad Mukherjee on his death anniversary, some facts are

  • Syama Prasad Mukherjee is born in a Bengali Hindu Brahmin family in Calcutta on 6 July 1901. He died in the custody of Jammu and Kashmir Police in 1953
  • Mukherjee was a politician and barrister served as the Minister for Industry and Supply in Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s cabinet
  • Mukherjee founded the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the predecessor to the Bharatiya Janata Party in 1951. He is also known as the founder of the BJP party
  • Kolkata Port Trust was renamed as Dr Syama Prasad Mukherjee Port to his memorial on 12 Jan 2020

3) Narendra Modi greeted the people on Ashadhi Bij, Kutchi New Year. Some facts about Ashadhi Bij

  • Ashadhi Bij is observed on the 2nd day of the Shukla Paksha in the Ashada month
  • Ashadhi Biji is the Kutchi New Year observed in the Kutch region, Gujarat
  • It’s a traditional affair and celebration of rains

4) Ministry of AYUSH is taken cognizance of the news in the media about Ayurvedic medicines developed for the treatment of COVID-19 by Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, Haridwar

  • Patanjali Ayurved Ltd asked to provide details of the composition of the medicines being claimed for COVID-19 treatment
  • Ministry sought State Licensing Authority of Uttarakhand for copies of licence and product approval details

5) NIPER, National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research come up with an immunity booster Herbal Tea to strengthen physical resistance to infection

immunity booster Herbal Tea

  • NIPER, Mohali developed Immunity booster Herbal tea, it may be used as a preventive remedy against COVID-19 infection
  • Herbal Tea is a combination of herbs like Aswagandha, Giloe, Mulethi, Tulsi and Green Tea
  • The selection of Herbs was based on RASAYANA (means rejuvenation) concept described in Ayurveda
  • Image Credit: PIB

6) Government e-Marketplace (GeM) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry made mandatory for sellers to enter details of Country of Origin while registering new products on GeM

  • GeM step to promote Make in India and Aatmanirbhar Bharat

7) INS Airavat deployed by the Indian Navy for Operation Samudra Setu entered Tuticorin harbour with 198 Indian nationals from Male, Maldives

  • Indian Navy repatriated about 3305 Indian citizens from the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Iran in the outbreak of pandemic
  • Operation Samudra Setu is to get back Indian national struck on other countries due to the outbreak of pandemic

8) Union Minister HRD Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched an initiative YUKTI 2.0 to incubate startups in the higher education institutions

  • Initiative YUKTI 2.0 to help systematically assimilate technologies having commercial potential and information related to incubated startups in our higher education institutions
  • Earlier, YUKTI (Young India combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation) web portal was launched on 11 April 2020

9) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways invited suggestions and comments from all stakeholders and the public on the proposed amendment in the Motor Vehicle Draft rules for deferment of BS-IV emission norms

  • BS-IV emission norms for construction equipment vehicles, tractors and harvesters

10) Croatian tennis player Borna Coric tested positive for coronavirus after playing in an exhibition tournament in Croatia

  • World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Grigor Dimitrov, were also tested positive after pulling out of the exhibition event

Obituary

♦ India born renowned Pakistani Shia scholar, author Talib Jauhari passed away due to prolonged illness at 80 years

  • He was awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz for outstanding service in the field of religious activities by Pakistan
  • Talib Jauhari poetry are Harf-e-Namoo, Pas-e-Afaq and Shakh e Sada

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