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One Liners of the Day, 17 June 2022

National Affairs: 

  • As per the recent study by the Delhi-based RMSI, Kottayam is the most prone to lightning fatalities among the 14 districts in Kerala. 
  • The United States has announced a funding of $122 million in India to prevent avoidable epidemics, early detection of disease threats, and rapid and effective response in India. 
  • India's first privately-run Bharat Gaurav train started between Coimbatore North to Sainagar Shirdi at 18:00 hours on June 14 2022. 
  • India has witnessed the sharpest rise among the Asian economies, with a six-position jump from 43rd to 37th rank on the annual World Competitiveness Index 2022.
  • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has developed an Indian Standard, IS 17693: 2022, [Mitticool refrigerator] for a 'non-electric cooling cabinet made of clay'. Shri Mansukh Bhai Prajapati from Gujarat is the inventor of the technology. 

International Affairs: 

  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is observed on June 15 every year. 
  • The theme for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2022 is 'Digital Equity for All Ages'. 
  • June 16 is observed as World Kidney Cancer Day. Kidney Cancer is among the 10 most common cancers in both men and women.
  • World Competitiveness Report 2022 is compiled and published by the Institute for Management Development (IMD). 

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