Today’s Daily Current Affairs in Hindi and English PDF | 28 June 2023

Today’s Daily Current Affairs in Hindi and English PDF | 28 June 2023
Today’s Daily Current Affairs in Hindi and English PDF | 28 June 2023

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  1. National
    • President Awards Distinguished Service Medals to Armed Forces Personnel: Defence Investiture Ceremony Phase-II
      • President Smt Droupadi Murmu conferred Distinguished Service Awards during the Defence Investiture Ceremony (Phase-II) in New Delhi on June 27, 2023. A total of 52 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals (AVSMs), one Bar to AVSM, three Uttam Yudh Seva Medals (UYSMs), and 28 Param Vishisht Seva Medals (PVSMs) were awarded to serving and retired personnel of the Armed Forces and the Indian Coast Guard for their distinguished service. The awardees included high-ranking officers from the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
    • CGHS Beneficiaries Get Cashless Treatment at AIIMS New Delhi, PGIMER Chandigarh, and JIPMER Puducherry
      • Cashless treatment facilities will be available to CGHS beneficiaries at AIIMS New Delhi, PGIMER Chandigarh, and JIPMER Puducherry. A Memorandum of Agreement was signed between CGHS and the three institutes. This initiative eliminates the need for upfront payments and reimbursements, providing direct access to state-of-the-art treatment facilities. The government aims to expand the number of hospitals empaneled under CGHS to meet patient requirements. The agreement simplifies formalities, expands CGHS services nationwide, and revises treatment rates. The initiative includes cashless treatment in OPD, investigations, and indoor treatment, with credit bills raised by the institutions. CGHS beneficiaries can collect prescribed medicines and no longer require referrals for treatment at these institutions.
    • Directorate General of Resettlement Joins Forces with IBM to Boost Employment for Ex-Servicemen
      • The Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR) has signed an MoU with IBM to help ex-servicemen find employment in the private sector. The partnership aims to bridge the gap between military service and civilian jobs by identifying suitable candidates and providing them with recruitment, training, and upskilling opportunities. The DGR’s objective is to offer skilled manpower and a dignified second career to ex-servicemen. In the past year, over 24,000 ex-servicemen have found employment in various sectors. The DGR assists in the resettlement of approximately 60,000 retired service personnel each year.
    • India’s Defense Export Soars 6 Times in 9 Years: A Remarkable Turnaround under PM Modi’s Leadership
      • India has experienced a significant increase in the export of defense equipment, going from being an importer to an exporter in nine years. This shift occurred under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The country has signed important agreements with the United States, including one for manufacturing jet engines and allowing US warships to undergo repairs in Indian Naval Shipyards. The government has also taken measures to improve the lives of border villagers, such as providing bunkers and extending reservation benefits. The development of defense infrastructure and initiatives for youth employment, including Agri Startups, are contributing to India’s progress towards becoming a developed nation by its centenary year of independence.
  2. Business
    • CCI Approves Aditya Birla Fashion’s Acquisition of TCNS Clothing Co. Limited
      • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of TCNS Clothing Co. Limited by Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited. The acquisition involves the purchase of 51% of the Expanded Share Capital of TCNS Clothing Co. Limited by Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited. Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited is a listed company and part of the Aditya Birla conglomerate, while TCNS Clothing Co. Limited is engaged in the manufacturing, distribution, and sale of women’s apparel, jewellery, footwear, and beauty products. The detailed order of the CCI will be released soon.
    • Coal Ministry Receives 35 Bids for 7th Round of Commercial Coal Mine Auctions
      • The Ministry of Coal has received 35 bids for the 7th round of commercial coal mine auctions. The auctions, launched on March 29, 2023, received bids for 18 coal mines, with multiple bids for seven of them. The online bids will be opened on June 28, 2023, in New Delhi.
    • Startup20 Shikhar Summit: Fostering Global Startup Ecosystem for Economic Growth and Innovation
      • The Startup20 Engagement Group will hold the summit meeting called “Startup20 Shikhar” in Gurugram on July 3rd and 4th, 2023. This event marks the release of the final Policy Communiqué, representing the collective efforts of delegates from G20 nations and other countries. The summit aims to foster a transformative and inclusive startup ecosystem through discussions, presentations, and networking opportunities. It will also feature a Startup Conclave for startups to showcase their offerings and engage with investors. The summit highlights the potential of startups in driving economic growth and societal impact. India is committed to supporting startups and becoming a global leader in innovation and entrepreneurship. The Startup20 Engagement Group operates under the India G20 Presidency to shape the future of the global startup ecosystem and promote inclusive growth.
    • Last Chance for Higher Wages Pension: EPFO Extends Deadline for Options Submission
      • EPFO is providing employees with a last chance to submit options for pension on higher wages. An online facility has been created for submitting applications for validation of these options. The deadline for submission has been extended to July 11, 2023. Employers are also given an additional three months to upload wage details online.
    • NANDI Portal: Boosting Livestock Industry and Streamlining Regulatory Processes
      • The NANDI portal was launched by Union Minister Parshottam Rupala to promote the livestock industry and expedite the approval process for animal drugs and vaccines. The portal aims to enhance coordination between government departments, institutes, and industries. It integrates with the SUGAM portal of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization and facilitates regulatory approval with transparency. The launch of NANDI portal aligns with the Digital India mission and supports livestock health and well-being. The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying has been working on improving regulatory processes and creating farmer-centric animal health systems in India.
    • India Extends Loan Disbursement Timeline for Ethanol Projects, Boosting Agri-Economy
      • The Indian government has extended the timeline for disbursement of loans for ethanol projects until September 30, 2023. This decision aims to boost the agricultural economy, reduce reliance on imported fossil fuels, save foreign exchange, and cut air pollution. The ethanol production capacity has reached a record high of 1,244 crore litres, with distilleries supplying over 310 crore liters of ethanol to oil market companies by June 11, 2023. The government provides financial assistance through interest subvention and will extend loans for five years with a one-year moratorium. The goal is to increase ethanol production and supply for the Ethanol Blended with Petrol (EBP) Programme, aiming for 20% blending by 2025.
  3. Sports
    • Special Olympics Bharat Honors Indian Contingent with 202 Medals at World Games 2023
      • Special Olympics Bharat honored the Indian contingent that participated in the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2023 in Berlin. The athletes won a total of 202 medals, including 76 gold, 75 silver, and 51 bronze. The ceremony, held in New Delhi, featured speeches from dignitaries such as the President of India and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir. The athletes were praised for their achievements and presented with tokens of appreciation. Special Olympics Bharat aims to promote inclusivity and provide athletes with the opportunity to lead independent lives.
  4. SCI-Tech
    • IIT Kanpur’s ‘Planar Trefoil Knot Antennas’: Revolutionizing Communication Technology
      • IIT Kanpur has developed ‘Planar Trefoil Knot Antennas,’ which could revolutionize the communication industry. The antennas offer both omnidirectional and directed patterns, making them versatile for various applications. The invention has received an Indian patent and has the potential to transform wireless systems and meet the increasing demand for smart antennas. It provides a small and cost-effective alternative to existing 3D knot antennas, overcoming production costs and bulky construction challenges. IIT Kanpur’s innovation showcases its dedication to pushing the boundaries of technology and innovation.

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