Top 10 Current Affairs June 2023

29 Jun 2023  Read 19431 Views

Staying informed about what’s happening in the world requires a structured approach so that you won’t end up in chaos regarding what’s important to be covered and what’s not. Therefore, our Monthly Current Affairs provides a structured approach covering major events of June 2023. 

So, let’s get started.

Monthly Current Affairs- June 2023

Construction on the 'world's largest Ramayan temple' begins in Bihar - The  Hindu
Source: The Hindu
  1. Construction of the World’s Largest Ramayan Temple

A monumental project started in the East Champaran district of Bihar as the construction work of the ‘world’s largest Ramayan temple’ began on June 20th. This temple will stand taller than the famous Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia & is expected to become a marvel of architectural grandeur. This temple symbolises devotion & craftsmanship, and it will be constructed on a vast land spanning 3.76 lakh sq. ft. at a distance of 120 km from Patna. 

World Environment Day 2023: World Environment Day 2023: History, Theme and  Significance - Times of India
Source: TOI
  1. World Environment Day observed on 5th June

The theme for World Environment Day on 5th June 2023 focused on solutions to curbing plastic pollution under the campaign #BeatPlasticPollution. The use of plastics at the global level is a huge concern as more than 400 million tonnes of plastic is produced every year, half of which are single-use plastic. Of that, less than 10 per cent is recycled. What’s more alarming is that the microplastics find their way into the food we eat, the water we drink & the air we breathe.

Amit Shah Lays Foundation Stone Of 'Balidaan Stambh' In Srinagar - Jammu  Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K
Source: Daily Excelsior
  1. Amit Shah lays the foundation stone of ‘Balidan Stambh’ in Srinagar

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the ‘Balidan Stambh’ construction in Srinagar, and stringent security arrangements were made. Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha joined him near the commercial centre of Srinagar. This memorial is a part of the Srinagar Smart City project, which is being constructed to pay tribute to the brave martyrs who sacrificed their lives for our country. 

Vienna Retains Title as Most Livable City: Global Liveability Index 2023  Report
Source: Adda247
  1. Vienna bags Title as Most Livable City: Global Liveability Index 2023 Report

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s Global Liveability Index 2023 report, Vienna, Austria, has retained the top spot as the most livable city worldwide. The report accredits Vienna’s success to its exceptional stability, rich culture, entertainment, reliable infrastructure, exemplary education, and health services. The city has consistently held this position in recent years, and it was only COVID- 19 which has interrupted it in the past.

International Day of Women in Diplomacy 2023: Date, Theme, Significance and  History
Source: Adda247
  1. International Day of Women in Diplomacy 2023

The International Day of Women in Diplomacy (IDWID) is observed annually on June 24th to honour & acknowledge the works of all the remarkable women in the fields of diplomacy and decision-making worldwide. Armenian ambassador Diana Abgar is credited as the first female diplomat of the 20th century. The theme for IDWID 2023, organised by the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT), was “Breaking Barriers, Shaping the Future: Women in Diplomacy for Sustainable Development.”

Ashok Bhattacharya - Editorial Director - Business Standard | LinkedIn
Source: Linkedin
  1. Journalist A.K. Bhattacharya authored a book titled “India’s Finance Ministers”

Veteran Journalist Ashok Kumar Bhattacharya (AK Bhattacharya) has authored a book titled “India’s Finance Ministers, published by Penguin Business, an imprint of Penguin Random House: From Independence to Emergency (1947-1977)” that culminates the role of India’s finance ministers who shaped India’s economy in the first 30 years (that is; from 1947 to 1977) after Independence. 

The first edition of India, France and UAE Maritime Partnership Exercise  takes off | The Financial Express
Source: The Financial Express
  1. First edition of India, France and UAE Maritime Partnership Exercise commenced

The first edition of the India, France, and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Maritime Partnership Exercise commenced on 7th June 2023 in the Gulf of Oman, promoting the participation of INS Tarkash, French Ship Surcouf, French Rafale aircraft and UAE Navy Maritime Patrol Aircraft. The exercise involved a broad spectrum of naval operations like Surface Warfare, involving tactical firing & Drills for Missile engagements on surface targets, Helicopter Cross Deck Landing Operations, Advanced Air Defence Exercises and Boarding operations.

RBI expands scope of TReDS, includes insurers as participants | Headlines
Source: Devdiscourse
  1. RBI Expands Scope of TReDS, Includes Insurers as Participants

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to enhance the trade receivables discounting system (TReDS), as a major expansion, by allowing insurance companies to participate as stakeholders. This step is aimed at improvizing the cash flows of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and boosting transparency and competitiveness in the financing of trade receivables.

TransUnion CIBIL Appoints V Anantharaman as Chairman
Source: The Hans India
  1. Anantharaman is the new TransUnion Cibil chairman

V Anantharaman, a highly experienced banker in the banking industry, has been appointed as the non-executive Chairman of the credit bureau TransUnion CIBIL. He has held leadership positions in corporate and investment banking teams at well-known international firms like Standard Chartered Bank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank & Bank of America. He has also served as a senior advisor to British International Investment (formerly CDC), the UK’s Development Finance Institution.

PM Narendra Modi Receives Egypt's Highest Honour, 'Order Of The Nile'
Source: Swarajya
  1. PM Narendra Modi receives Egypt’s highest honour, ‘Order of the Nile’

PM Modi on his official visit to Egypt was bestowed with the highest state honour of Egypt, known as the ‘Order of the Nile’ presented by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. This honour marked the 13th international award received by Prime Minister Modi.  Interestingly, he also became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Egypt since 1997.

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