Current Affairs Daily Digest – July 28 2021
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1. MP government made ‘Devaranya’ scheme to promote Ayurveda
In order to promote AYUSH in Madhya Pradesh and to link it with employment, the government has made the ‘Devaranya’ scheme. The scheme has been made to provide employment to the people living in the tribal areas of the state.
A complete value chain for the production of AYUSH medicines will be developed in the state through Devarnya Yojana. Self-help groups will also play an important role in this work.
2. Momiji Nishiya becomes one of the youngest gold medal winners in Olympic
Japan’s Momiji Nishiya became one of the youngest individual Olympic champions in history when she won the inaugural women’s skateboarding gold at the age of 13 years and 330 days. Rayssa Leal (13 years and 203 days) of Brazil won silver and Funa Nakayama (16 years) of Japan clinched the bronze.
3. Basavaraj Bommai elected as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) legislature party has unanimously elected Lingayat MLA Basavaraj S Bommai as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka.
The 61-year-old will succeed BS Yediyurappa, who resigned on July 26, 2021. He will be sworn in as the 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka on July 28, 2021. Prior to this, Basavaraj Bommai was the Home Minister in the BSY government. He is a two-time MLC and three-time MLA from Shiggaon in the Haveri district.
4. World Nature Conservation Day: 28th July
World Nature Conservation Day is observed on 28th July every year. The main objective of celebrating this day is to raise awareness about protecting nature and adopting best practices for conserving our natural resources. The Earth is supplied a limited amount of properties that we all rely upon each day like water, air, soil and trees.
5. World Hepatitis Day celebrated on 28th July
World Health Organization is observed on 28th July every year as “World Hepatitis Day”. This day is celebrated to enhance awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes a range of health problems, including liver cancer.
This year theme of World Hepatitis Day 2021 is ‘Hepatitis Can’t Wait’.
6. Vantika Agarwal wins National Women Online Chess Title
Delhi youngster Vantika Agarwal has won the National women online chess title. From 11 rounds she scored 9.5 points.
With 9 points Arpita Mukherjee of West Bengal took the second spot. Tamil Nadu’s Sreeja Seshadri with 8.5 points took the third spot in this competition.
7. IPS officer Rakesh Asthana appointed Delhi Police Commissioner
IPS officer Rakesh Asthana has been appointed as the Commissioner of Delhi Police.
Rakesh Asthana was due to retire on as Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) on 31st. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has extended his service for a one year period beyond the date of Asthana’s superannuation.
8. Nandu Natekar, Indian badminton legend, passes away at 88
Legendary badminton player of India, Nandu Natekar passed away on July 28, 2021, at the age of 88. He was the first Indian to win an International Title in 1956.
The former World No. 3 is survived by his son Gaurav and three daughters. His son informed that he passed away peacefully at home and that family was with him and that he was ailing for the past three months.
9. Najib Mikati becomes Lebanon’s new Prime Minister
Najib Mikati on July 26, 2021, became Lebanon’s new Prime Minister with 72 votes in parliament while the former ambassador Nawaf Salam received only one vote.
“With the cooperation of the President, we will form a government according to the French initiative,” said Mikati while referring to the economic and structural reforms that were introduced by French President Emanuel Macron to Lebanon in August 2020.