National Insurance Awareness Day Observed on June 28, 2024! This annual observance is dedicated to promoting the importance of insurance and ensuring that people understand the benefits of having adequate coverage. It’s a day to reflect on our financial security and take proactive steps towards a more protected future.

International Pineapple Day is just around the corner, is observed on Thursday, June 27, 2024. This special day is dedicated to honouring the tropical pineapple and its many contributions to our lives.

Sanjana Thakur 26 years old, writer from Mumbai, beat competition from over 7,359 entrants worldwide to be named the winner of the GBP 5,000 Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2024 in London on June 27. Sanjana’s story entitled Aishwarya Rai takes its name from the famed Bollywood actress to reimagine and reverse the traditional adoption story.

In a significant recognition of her literary contributions, Booker Prize-winning author Arundhati Roy has been awarded the esteemed Pen Pinter Prize for 2024. This honour comes at a time when Roy faces potential legal challenges, highlighting the importance of her work and the ongoing struggle for freedom of expression.

Jaipur Military Station has become the second military station in India to have a road made from plastic waste. The road, inaugurated on June 26, 2024, by Major General R.S. Godara, General Officer Commanding of 61 Sub Area, is 100 meters long and stretches from Sagat Singh Road under bridge to Cubs Corner complex. This initiative aligns with the Indian Army’s policy to create sustainable and green military stations, and it was constructed under the aegis of GE (South), CE Jaipur Zone, with assistance from Deep Constructions Pvt. Ltd. Compared to conventional roads, plastic waste roads are more durable, suffer less wear and tear, reduce water induction, and increase sustainability.

In a momentous development for Indian golf, Kapil Dev, the legendary cricketer and passionate amateur golfer, has been elected as the new president of the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI). This significant appointment marks a new chapter in the history of professional golf in India.

Counter-terrorism expert IPS Tapan Kumar Deka has been given an extension as Intelligence Bureau chief for one year beyond June 30, 2024. Deka, known for his pivotal role in combating northeast insurgency and dismantling the Indian Mujahideen. He is an 1988 batch Officer for Himachal Pradesh.

In a significant development for global security, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) has announced the appointment of Mark Rutte, the outgoing Dutch Prime Minister, as its next Secretary General. This decision marks an important milestone for the 75-year-old alliance as it faces critical challenges in the coming years.

Denmark plans to implement a tax on livestock farmers starting in 2030, making it the first nation to do so. This initiative targets methane emissions from cows, sheep, and pigs, which are significant contributors to global warming. The goal is to achieve a 70 per cent reduction in Danish greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels by the year 2030.

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