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One Liners of the Day, 01 July 2022

Economy: 

  • The index of eight core industries grows by 18.1 per cent in May 2022; Electricity, Cement, Coal and Fertilisers lead the way with high growth. 

Defence: 

  • Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh approves enhanced monetary limits for procurement of Drugs and consumables for the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS)

National Affairs: 

  • Cabinet approved the MoU between the Department of Science and Technology, India and the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore, on cooperation in the fields of Science, Technology and Innovation on June 29, 2022.
  • The Union Cabinet has recently approved the Computerisation of 63000 Primary Agriculture Credit Societies (PACS) in 5 years with a total budget outlay of Rs. 2516 crore.
  • The term of office of Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice-President of India, is ending on August 10, 2022. 
  • Vice President greets the nation on the eve of Rath Yatra.
  • PM Addresses at the inauguration of Bosch Smart Campus in Bengaluru via video message. 
  • National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd. (NMDC) becomes the title sponsor of the Hyderabad Marathon. 
  • NITI Aayog and World Food Program Releases Report - Take Home Ration: Good Practices across the State/Union Territories
  • Competition Commission of India approves the proposed combination involving Google International LLC and Bharti Airtel Limited. 

Environment: 

  • Scientists from the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) have spotted fossils of a small mammal resembling squirrels called treeshrew belonging to a new genus and species from Ramnagar in Jammu and Kashmir. 

International Affairs: 

  • Poland has hosted the 11th World Urban Forum. 
  • Meeting with State Government officials and Municipal Commissioners from 82 non-attainment cities (NAC) to eliminate identified Single-Use Plastic (SUP) items organised by MoEFCC. 

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