Current Affairs of June 2022

Updated 30 June 2022

India's first mRNA vaccine against COVID-19, developed at Pune’s Gennova Biopharmaceuticals which has been given a ‘restricted emergency use’ nod for the 18-and-above age group is namedGEMCOVAC
The former Indian civil servant who has been appointed as the next CEO of NITI Aayog succeeding Shri Amitabh KantShri Parameswaran Iyer
The former Indian civil servant also known as the Father of Public Sector Undertakings in India, who passed away on 26 June 2022 Dr. V. Krishnamurthy
The venue of 48th G-7 Summit held from 26 to 28 June 2022, India being represented by the PM Shri Narendra Modi as an inviteeKrun, Germany
The unique festival showcasing the talent of rare musical instruments from across the country, including street performers and train entertainers held in New Delhi from 21 to 25 June was namedJyotirgamaya
The airport which has become the first in India to run entirely on hydro and solar powerDelhi
The largest known single-cell bacterium measuring an average 10 mm in length, which has been discovered in Guadeloupe archipelago is namedThiomargarita Magnifica
The country which was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 killing over a 1000 people and detroying over 10,000 houses on 21.06.2022Afghanistan
India's first female ambassador to Bhutan who has been appointed as India's permanent representative to the United Nations succeeding Shri TS TirumurtiMs. Ruchira Kamboj
The country in which ONGC-Videsh, has made an oil discovery in the recently drilled well, Urraca-IXColombia
The aircraft carrier of China with fully indigenous design launched from Shanghai's Jiangnan Shipyard is namedFujian
The America-Canadian author who has been awarded the Women's Prize for Fiction for her novel The Book of Form and EmptinessMs. Ruth Ozeki
The Indian airport which has been awarded the Best Regional Airport in India and South Asia 2022 at the Skytrax World Airport AwardsBangalore
The airport which has been named the World's Best Airport 2022 at the Skytrax World Airport AwardsHamad International Airport, Doha
The Indian Olympian who has won the Silver medal at Paavo Nurmi Games 2022 in Turku, Finland and also set a new national record with a throw of 89.30 meters and went on win the Gold medal at Kuortane Games 2022 in FinlandNeeraj Chopra
The city in which the Union Minister of Steel Sh. Ram Chandra Prasad Singh inaugurated the first six lane highway road made by using Steel SlagSurat
The place at which National Museum of Customs and GST named Dharohar was inaugurated by the Union Finance Minister Smt Nirmala SitharamanGoa
The 19 year old chess player from Telangana who has become India's 74th Chess GrandmasterP. Rahul Srivatshav
The station from which the first service of the theme-based Bharat Gaurav Train started its journey on 14-06-2022 with 1100 passengers aboardCoimbatore North (to Sainagar Shirdi)
The place in Maharashtra at which Jagatguru Shrisant Tukaram Maharaj Temple was inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 14 June 2022Dehu, Pune
The country to which four Holy Relics of Lord Buddha are being taken from India for an 11-day exposition by a 25-member delegation, led by Minister of Law and Justice, Shri Kiren Rijiju as a part of celebrations of the country's Buddh Purnima falling on 14th June, 2022Mongolia
India's first indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine for animals produced by ICAR-National Research Centre on Equines (NRCE) in Haryana is namedAnocovax
The country which has decided to abolish mandatory death penalty which is used in a number of offences including murder and terrorismMalaysia
The 14-day multinational peacekeeping exercise featuring participation from 16 countries including India conducted in Mongolia is namedEx Khaan Quest 2022
The India-Bangladesh joint military training exercise being conducted at Jashore Military Station in Bangladesh from 05 June to 16 June 2022 is namedEx SAMPRITI-X
The place in Uttar Pradesh where Sant Kabir Academy and Research Centre was inaugurated by the President Shri Ram Nath Kovind on 05.06.22Maghar, Gorakhpur
The place in Haryana where the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 were inaugurated by the Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah on 04.06.2022Panchkula
The place in Uttarakhand where India's first Liquid Mirror Telescope has been commissioned recentlyDevasthal Observatory, Nainital
The renowned santoor player recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1992 and the Padma Shri in 2004, who passed away on 02 June 2022Shri Bhajan Sopori
The assembly constituency of Uttarakhand from where its Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has won the bypoll to retain his post Champawat
The Chief Operating Officer of Meta, the Facebook parent company, who has stepped down from her post after 14 yearsSheryl Sandburg
The Indian Navy ships which were decommissioned after more than 32 years of service at Naval Dockyard, MumbaiINS Nishank and Akshay