17 Jul 2022: PIB Summary for UPSC

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, 2022
2. INS Sindhudhvaj
3. Singapore Open Badminton
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1. Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, 2022

Syllabus – GS Ⅰ, Indian Culture.

Context – Celebrating India’s 75th year of independence as Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Details – 

  • The Ministry of Culture, GoI is celebrating India’s 75th year of independence as ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’. On this occasion, National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi is organising a festival “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav- 22nd Bharat Rang Mahotsav, 2022 (Azadi Segment)” to pay tribute to our freedom fighters from 16th July to 14th August 2022.
  •  The opening ceremony of the festival was inaugurated by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Culture, GoI Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal.

2. INS Sindhudhvaj

Syllabus- GS Ⅲ, Security, Science and Technology.

Context – Decommissioning of INS Sindhudhvaj.

Details –

  • INS Sindhudhvaj bid adieu to the Indian Navy on 16th July 2022, after serving for 35 years.
  • The decommissioning event was attended by 15 of the former commanding officers. Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, was the chief guest for the ceremony. 
  • Sindhudhvaj was the flag bearer of indigenisation and navy’s efforts towards achieving Atma Nirbharta in the Russian built Sindhughosh class submarines throughout her journey in the navy.

3. Singapore Open Badminton

Syllabus- Current Affairs, Sports.

Context – P.V Sindhu wins her first ever Singapore Open Title.

Details –

  • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi congratulated P.V Sindhu on winning her first ever Singapore Open title.
  • India’s ace shutter and olympic medalist, P.V Sindhu clinched the Singapore open 2022 after defeating China’s Wang Zhiyi in the final of the women’s singles category.
  • This is Sindhu’s third title of 2022.

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