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05th and 6th June Daily Current Affairs 2022: Today GK Updates for Bank Exam

Daily GK updates are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for banking or other competitive exams. Daily GK Update is the complete bag of the important news that is held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about banking terms, current affairs news, etc. So, here is the GK update for 05th and 6th June 2022 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt Current Affairs Quiz.

Here is the Daily GK Update of the 05th and 6th June 2022 covering the following news headlines: Russian Language Day, World Environment Day, French Open 2022, Sampriti-X, Garuda Aerospace, HARBINGER 2021. 

Top 18 Daily GK Updates: National & International News 

Here is providing below the top 18 important Daily General Knowledge 2022 updates with national & international news.

National News

1. NABARD Chairman launches My Pad My Right programme in Leh 

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  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Chairman Dr GR Chintala has launched “My Pad My Right programme”, in Leh.
  • The programme launched by Nabard’s NabFoundation with machinery and materials of a cost of Seven and half Lakh rupees.
  • This will help women to participate in country’s economic development. Under this unique project, award winning sanitary pad making machines will be installed through the network of self help groups.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • NABARD Formation: July 12, 1982;
  • NABARD Headquarters: Mumbai;
  • NABARD Chairman: Govinda Rajulu Chintala.

2. National Food laboratory of FSSAI Inaugurated in Raxaul, Bihar 

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  • At Raxaul in Bihar, the union minister for health and family welfare and Chemicals and Fertilizers Mr. Mansukh Mandaviya, inaugurated the National Food Laboratory of FSSAI.
  • Under the bilateral agreement between Indo-Nepal, this laboratory was established to reduce the time of testing of food samples imported from Nepal to Raxaul.

3. President Kovind Inaugurates Sant Kabir Academy And Research Centre in UP

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  • President Ram Nath Kovind has paid tributes to Sant Kabir and inaugurated Sant Kabir Academy and Research Centre and Swadesh Darshan Yojana at Kabir Chaura Dham, Maghar, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath accompanied the President.

States News

4. Tamil Nadu CM flags off luxury cruise liner “Empress” 

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  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin flagged off the luxury cruise liner “Empress” from Chennai port. The eleven-storey tourist vessel can accommodate up to two thousand passengers and about 800 crew members.
  • This is considered the first luxury cruise liner to be operated from the state, while the state officials say a few other prominent operators have also shown interest in offering sea-based tourism services.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Tamil Nadu Capital: Chennai;
  • Tamil Nadu Chief minister: K. Stalin;
  • Tamil Nadu Governor: N. Ravi.

Appointments News

5. Swarup Kumar Saha appointed as head of Punjab & Sind Bank 

  • 05th and 6th June Daily Current Affairs 2022: Today GK Updates for Bank Exam_90.1The government has appointed Swarup Kumar Saha as head of Punjab & Sind Bank. Saha, who is the executive director of Punjab National Bank (PNB), replaced S Krishnan, who also superannuated on May 31.
  • Saha, a graduate of Science from the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, started his career in banking in the erstwhile Oriental Bank of Commerce in the year 1990 as Probationary Officer.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Punjab & Sind Bank Headquarters: New Delhi;
  • Punjab & Sind Bank Founded: 24 June 1908.

6. A Manimekhalai appointed as MD of Union Bank 

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  • The government has appointed A Manimekhalai as managing director of Union Bank of India.
  • Canara Bank executive director Manimekhalai replaced Rajkiran Rai G, who retired on May 31 after a five-year stint. With her assuming the charge, Manimekhalai becomes the first woman managing director of Union Bank of India.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Union Bank of India Headquarters: Mumbai;
  • Union Bank of India Founded: 11 November 1919.

Economy News

7. Digital Payments in India expected to increase triple by 2026

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  • The digital payment markets in India are expected to increase triple from the current three trillion dollars to ten trillion dollars in the coming four years, which is by 2026.
  • This was confirmed by the report issued by PhonePe after the collaboration with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the report was titled ‘Digital Payments in India: A $10 trillion opportunity.
  • The report highlights the growth of India’s digital payments in the last five years. The growth in five years has resulted in aiming those digital payments will aim to constituting two out of three payment transactions by 2026.

Banking News

8. RBI announces results of 1st Global Hackathon “HARBINGER 2021”

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  • The Reserve Bank of India had launched its first global hackathon – “HARBINGER 2021 – Innovation for Transformation” with the theme ‘Smarter Digital Payments’ which was communicated.
  • The hackathon received encouraging response with 363 proposals submitted by teams from within India and from 22 other countries including the USA, UK, Sweden, Singapore, Philippines, and Israel.
  • The Hackathon ran in three phases with shortlisting of proposals in the first phase, solution development in the second phase followed by the final evaluation in the third phase.

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Business News

9. MS Dhoni invests for Chennai drone company Garuda Aerospace 

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  • Former Indian cricket team captain, MS Dhoni has invested an undisclosed sum in Chennai-based Garuda Aerospace, India’s leading drone-as-a-service (DaaS) provider. He will also be the face and brand ambassador of the company.
  • The investment is part of a bridge round, ahead of a $30-million Series A round, which the company is currently in the process of closing by end-July at a valuation of $250 million, confirmed founder Agnishwar Jayaprakash.

Summits and Conferences News

10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Lifestyle for Environment movement 

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the ‘Lifestyle for the Environment (LiFE) Movement’, a global initiative, and asserted that its vision is to live a lifestyle that is in tune with our planet and does not harm it.
  • The launch initiated ‘LiFE Global Call for Papers’ inviting ideas and suggestions from academics, universities and research institutions etc to influence and persuade individuals, communities and organisations across the world to adopt an environment-conscious lifestyle.

Defence News

11. India-Bangladesh joint military Sampriti-X exercise begins 

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  • India-Bangladesh bilateral defence cooperation, a joint military training exercise Ex SAMPRITI-X is being conducted at Jashore Military Station in Bangladesh from 05 June to 16 June 2022.
  • The aim of the exercise is to strengthen interoperability between the two armies and to understand each other’s tactical drills and operational techniques.
  • The Indian contingent of company strength is being represented by a Battalion of the DOGRA Regiment and the contingent departed by road for the exercise location on 4 Jun 2022.

Awards News

12. MIFF 2022: ‘Turn Your Body to the Sun’ bags Golden Conch award for the Best Documentary

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  • The Dutch documentary film “Turn Your Body to the Sun”, which tells the incredible story of a Soviet Prisoner of War, has won the prestigious Golden Conch award for the Best Documentary Film at MIFF 2022.
  • The top award of the Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short Fiction and Animation Films was presented by the Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshiyari.

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13. Indian Railways awarded by the UIC International Sustainable Railway Awards (ISRA)

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  • Indian Railways is observing World Environment Day on 5th June, 2022 in an appropriate and befitting manner keeping in line with the theme of this year’s World Environment Day.
  • In a gala ceremony, on 1st June 2022, in Berlin, Indian Railways have been awarded by the UIC International Sustainable Railway Awards (ISRA) in the category of “Best use of Zero-Carbon Technology” for feeding Solar Energy directly to 25 KV AC Traction System.

Sports News

14. French Open Tennis Grand Slam 2022

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  • The 2022 French Open was a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 22 May to 5 June 2022, comprising singles, doubles and mixed doubles play.
  • Iga Świątek won the women’s singles event, capturing her second French Open crown, and Rafael Nadal won the men’s singles event, capturing his record-extending 14th French Open title.

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Important Days

15. 50th World Environment Day 2022 observed on 5th June

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  • World Environment Day is observed globally on 5th June every year. This day is observed to raise awareness about protecting the environment and to remind people not to take nature granted.
  • The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the nodal agency that organises and supports events across the world.
  • The year 2022 marks the 50th WED. Sweden is the host this year and the theme is ‘Only One Earth,’ focusing on the need to live sustainably in harmony with nature.

16. International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing 2022 

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  • International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing is organized every year on 5th June.
  • The day is the opportunity to draw attention to the threats posed by IUU fishing activities to the sustainable use of fisheries resources as well as to ongoing efforts to fight these activities.
  • In 2015, the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean of the FAO proposed that an initiative be launched to declare an International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • Food and Agriculture Organization Head: Qu Dongyu
  • Food and Agriculture Organization Headquarters: Rome, Italy.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization Established: 16 October 1945.

17. Russian Language Day 2022 Observed on 6th June

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  • The UN Russian Language Day is observed annually on 06 June. It is one of the six official languages used by the United Nations throughout the Organization.
  • The day was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2010.
  • June 6, the birthday of the great Russian poet A.S. Pushkin, as part of the program to support and develop multilingualism and cultural diversity, the UN celebrates the Day of the Russian Language.

Miscellaneous News

18. Rubber Board’s electronic trading platform ‘mRube’ to go live

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  • mRube, the electronic trading platform promoted by Rubber Board will go live from June 8.
  • The Ahmedabad-based i-Sourcing Technologies is the technology partner. mRube follows a simple one-time registration.
  • KN Raghavan, Executive Director will launch the beta version of the electronic platform at a function in the presence of the Rubber Producer Society and other industry representatives.

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