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14th June Daily Current Affairs 2022: Today GK Updates for Bank Exam

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Here is the Daily GK Update of the 14th June 2022 covering the following news headlines: Bhogeshwara, Elimination of Child Labour Week, World Blood Donor Day, Azerbaijan Grand Prix, ICC Players of the Month for May.
 

Top 13 Daily GK Updates: National & International News 

Here is providing below the top 13 important Daily General Knowledge 2022 updates with national & international news.

States News

1. Karnataka govt launched ‘FRUITS’ software for farmer schemes 

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  • The Karnataka government has launched ‘The Farmer Registration & Unified Beneficiary Information System’ or FRUITS software for Aadhar-based, single-window registration for the schemes.
  • FRUITS software will facilitate single registration using an Aadhar card and Karnataka’s Bhoomi digitized land record system for authenticating ownership.
  • Through the creation of single digital identification through FRUITS, farmers can access benefits of hosts of schemes such as Direct Benefit Transfer under PM Kisan, payment for Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for crops, special financial assistance, caste certificate authentication, and ration cards.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • Karnataka Governor: Thawar Chand Gehlot;
  • Karnataka  Chief Minister: Basavaraj Bommai;
  • Karnataka Capital: Bengaluru.

Economy News

2. Retail inflation for May matches estimates at 7.04% 

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  • According to data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, India’s headline retail inflation rate eased to 7.04 percent in May from April’s near-eight-year high of 7.79 percent thanks to a favourable base effect.
  • The fall in inflation in May is unlikely to do much to slow down the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) rate hike cycle. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation was 7.79 per cent in April. In May 2021, the retail inflation stood at 6.3 per cent.

Banking News

3. OmniCard becomes 1st RBI licensed PPI to launch cash withdrawal across all ATMs PAN India 

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  • Payment solution provider, OmniCard has announced that it became the 1st RBI licensed PPI (prepaid payment instrument) to launch cash withdrawal using a RuPay-powered card from any ATMs across the country.
  • The move came in after RBI permitted the non-bank licensed entities to enable cash withdrawals from the digital wallets.
  • OmniCard users can withdraw cash from any ATM at their convenience with full security from frauds like card theft, card cloning, and PIN skimming as the withdrawal facility comes with high safety & secure features and protects the user from exposing their money and bank account details.
  • The company worked with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) team to enable the facility.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of OmniCard: Sanjeev Pandey.

Defence News

4. 38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol Conducted in Andaman Sea 

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  • The 38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) between the Indian Navy Units of Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC) and Indonesian Navy is being conducted from June 13 to 24 2022 in the Andaman Sea and Straits of Malacca.
  • The 38th CORPAT is the first post pandemic Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) between the two countries.
  • It includes a visit by the Indonesian Navy units to ANC at Port Blair from June 13 to 15, 2022 followed by a Sea Phase in the Andaman Sea and visit by IN Units to Sabang (Indonesia) from June 23 to 24, 2022.

Sports News

5. Haryana won Khelo India Youth Games 2021 title 

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  • Hosts Haryana won the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) 2021 title with 52 gold medals on the final day.
  • Haryana also won 39 silver and 46 bronze medals, taking their overall medal tally to 137 medals – the highest cumulative haul by any state. The late surge helped Haryana leapfrog the 2020 champions Maharashtra on the KIYG medals table.
  • Maharashtra, meanwhile, managed 45 gold, 40 silver and 40 bronze medals to come second with 125 medals.
  • Karnataka, with 22 gold, 17 silver and 28 bronze, finished third with 67 medals.

6. Angelo Mathews and Tuba Hassan crowned ICC Players of the Month for May

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  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that Sri Lanka’s batting star Angelo Mathews and Pakistan’s debutante spin sensation Tuba Hassan have been voted the ICC Men’s and Women’s Players of the Month for May 2022.
  • Fans can continue to vote every month for their favourite male and female cricketers across all formats of international cricket as part of the ICC Player of the Month initiative by registering at www.icc-cricket.com/awards.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • ICC Founded: 15 June 1909;
  • ICC Chairman: Greg Barclay;
  • ICC CEO: Geoff Allardice;
  • ICC Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

7. Max Verstappen won Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2022 

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  • Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix 2022 (his fifth victory of the season).
  • In the process, Verstappen became the most successful driver in the Red Bull of all time. Red Bull’s Sergio Perez came second and Mercedes’ George Russell came at the third spot.

Important Days

8. World Blood Donor Day 2022 observed on 14th June

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  • World Blood Donor Day is observed globally on 14 June every year. The day is celebrated to promote awareness about the need for blood donation and thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood.
  • The day aims to promote regular blood donations to ensure that all individuals have access to affordable and timely supplies of safe blood in times of emergency needs.
  • The host nation for World Blood Donor Day 2022 is Mexico. The global event will be held in Mexico City on June 14, 2022.
  • The Theme for World Blood Donor Day 2022 is “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives”.
  • The World Health Organization initiated and declared June 14, the birth anniversary of Karl Landsteiner, as World Blood Donor Day in 2004.

9. NCPCR’s Elimination of Child Labour Week: 12-20 June 2022

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  • National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is celebrating Elimination of Child Labour Week in the honour of World Day Against Child Labour.
  • It is being celebrated in 75 places as part of the “75th anniversary celebrations of India’s independence – “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” in different districts starting from 12th June to 20th June, 2022 as a significance to pay attention to the problem of child labour and to find ways to eradicate it.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • NCPCR Founded: March 2007;
  • NCPCR Chairman: Priyank Kanoongo;
  • NCPCR Headquarters: New Delhi, India.

Obituaries News

10. Long distance running legend Hari Chand passes away

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  • Long distance great Hari Chand, a two-time Olympian and a double Asian Games gold medallist, passed away in Jalandhar. He was 69.
  • Chand won the 5000 and 10,000m gold at the 1978 Bangkok Asiad and also the 10,000m title at the 1975 Asian Championships in Seoul.
  • Chand, who hailed from Ghorewaha village in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur District, made waves with his barefoot running and broke the 10,000m National record at the 1976 Montreal Olympics which stood for 32 years before falling to Surendra Singh.

Miscellaneous News

11. India’s first centralised AC railway terminal in Bengaluru becomes operational 

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  • The ultra luxury Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal in Karnataka’s capital city Bengaluru was made operational. The Ernakulam Tri-Weekly Express chugged trough the station to mark this special occasion.
  • According to the railway officials, the air-conditioned SMV Railway Terminal is a Rs 314 crore project. It has solar rooftop panels and rainwater harvesting mechanism.
  • The railway terminal at the city’s Baiyappanahalli area, named after Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya, is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and claims to have an airport-like aura.

12. Asia’s ‘longest-tusked’ elephant Bhogeshwara dies of natural causes 

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  • Bhogeshwara, reportedly the elephant with the longest tusks in Asia, died of natural causes at the age of 60. The wild elephant, also known as Mr Kabini, was found dead in the Gundre range of Karnataka’s Bandipur Tiger Reserve.
  • According to forest department officials, Bhogeshwar’s tusks were 2.54 meters and 2.34 meters long. Known for its gentle temperament, the elephant frequented the Kabini backwaters for the last three decades.

13. India finalised deals for cheetahs from South Africa & Namibia

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  • The Indian government has finalized deals with South Africa and Namibia to get the planet’s fastest animals, cheetahs that became extinct in India and will be released into the wild at Kuno Palpur, Madhya Pradesh, by the end of 2022.
  • Initially, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed for 10 years, which can be extended for another five years. There will be 12 cheetahs from South Africa and 8 from Namibia and more will be followed in subsequent years.

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