Dostarlimab: It is monoclonal antibody used as a medicine for treatment of cancer. In a clinical trial on a group of 18 patients at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, US, the drug was administered for a period of six months. At the end of the trial, cancer was checked for and remained undetected through physical exam, endoscopy, positron emission tomography or PET scans or MRI scans.
Tirzepatide: It is a drug approved to treat type 2 diabetes but has been found to have substantial reductions in body weight of patients. The results are comparable to those seen with gastric bypass surgery.
Paxlovid: The drug manufactured by Pfizer has been authorised by the FDA for the treatment of mild-to-moderate coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in adults and pediatric patients who are at high risk for progression to severe COVID-19, including hospitalization and death.
Released by: International Institute for Management Development, Switzerland
Film of the Year Award: Pushpa: The Rise
Best Film Award: Shershaah
Best Actor Award: Ranveer Singh for film 83
Best Actress Award: Kriti Sanon for film Mimi
Outstanding Contribution to Films: Asha Parekh
|1.||Masachusetts Institute of Technology||155.||IISc, Bangalore|
|2.||University of Cambridge||172.||IIT, Bombay|
|3.||Stanford University||174.||IIT, Delhi|
In news: Announced her retirement from all forms of cricket
Debut: 1999 (ODI against Ireland at Milton Keynes)
Matches: Test: 12; ODI: 232; T20I: 89
Runs scored: Test matches: 699; ODIs: 7,805; T20I: 2,364
She is the only female cricketer to reach the 7,000-run mark. She holds the record for most runs in Women’s ODI.
Awarded Arjuna Award in 2003, Padma Shri in 2015 and Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award in 2021.
Prepared by: Yale University (Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy) and Columbia University (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
Venue: Panchkula, Haryana
Dates: 04 to 13 June 2022
Venue: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Dates: 02 to 05 June 2022
|#||Men's freestyle||Men's Greco-Roman||Women's freestyle|
Venue: Jakarta, Indonesia
Dates: 23 May to 01 June 2022
Winners: South Korea
Third position: India
Top scorer: Razie Rahim (13 goals) (Malaysia)
Best player: Jang Jong-hyun (South Korea)
Best young player: Uttam Singh (India)
Best goalkeeper: Takashi Yoshikawa (Japan)
|Men's Singles||Rafael Nadal (Spain)||Casper Rudd (Norway)|
|Women's Singles||Iga Swiatek (Poland)||Coco Gauff (USA)|
|Men's Doubles||Marcelo Arevalo (El Salvador) and Jean-Julien Rojer (Netherlands)||Ivan Dodig (Croatia) and Austin Krajicek (USA)|
|Women's Doubles||Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic (France)||Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula (USA)|
|Mixed Doubles||Ena Shibahara (Japan) and Wesley Koolhof (Netherlands)||Ulrikke Eikeri (Norway) and Joran Vliegen (Belgium)|
Note: Rafael Nadal has the maximum number of Grand Slam Men's Singles titles i.e. 22.
Released by: Economic Intelligence Unit
Launch date 22 June 2022
Launch station: Kourou, French Guiana
Launch vehicle: Ariane-V VA257
GSAT-24 is a 4180 kg 24-Ku band communication satellite that provides pan-India coverage for DTH application requirements.
The mission was undertaken by NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), a Govt. of India company under Department of Space (DoS) as its 1st Demand Driven mission post space reforms.
NSIL has leased the entire satellite capacity to M/s Tata Play.
The GSAT-24 has a 15-year mission life.
MEASAT-3d for the Malaysian operator MEASAT was also launched alongwith GSAT-24.
UNESCO has designated 11 new biosphere reserves
|1.||Sunshine Coast Biosphere Reserve||Australia|
|2.||Doumba-Rey Biosphere Reserve||Cameroon|
|3.||Sena Oura Biosphere Reserve||Chad|
|4.||Dedoplistskaro Biosphere Reserve||Georgia|
|5.||Three Alazani Rivers Biosphere Reserve||Georgia|
|6.||Burabay Biosphere Reserve||Kazakhstan|
|7.||Markakol Biosphere Reserve||Kazakhstan|
|8.||Khuvsgul Lake Biosphere Reserve||Mongolia|
|9.||Harrat Uwayrid Biosphere Reserve||Saudi Arabia|
|10.||Kafue Flats Biosphere Reserve||Zambia|
|11.||Chimanimani Biosphere Reserve||Zimbabwe|
|1.||J & K|
Held from 3 to 4 June 2022
Place: Abu Dhabhi
Best Film: Shershaah
Best Actor (Male): Vicky Kaushal (Sardar Udham)
Best Actor (Female): Kriti Sanon (Mimi)
Best Director: Vishnuvaradhan (Shershaah)
Scheme for Residential Education for Students in Targeted Areas
Launched by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Objective: to provide quality education and opportunities for even the poorest Scheduled Caste students.
Eligibility: Students studying in Class 8 or Class 10 whose parental annual income is up to Rs. 2.5 Lakh per annum, at free of cost from Class 9th to Class 12th
Scheme: A specified number of meritorious SC students (Approx 3000) in States / UTs are selected through a transparent mechanism of a National Entrance Test for SHRESHTA (NETS), conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
VISION: To make India as one of the top sports nations by 2030, by providing a safe, affordable, accessible, enjoyable and sustainable air sports ecosystem in India.
The policy has been launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt of India in June 2022.
The policy will cover the following air sports in India: