26th June 2024 Daily Current Affairs

1. Recently, India announced a medical e-visa facility for citizens of which country?

[A] Bangladesh
[B] Nepal
[C] Bhutan
[D] Myanmar

Correct Answer: A [Bangladesh]

Notes:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an e-medical visa facility for Bangladeshi nationals and the opening of a new consulate in Rangpur, Bangladesh. This occurred during Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina’s two-day state visit to India, marking her as the first state guest of Modi’s third term. The leaders highlighted the importance of their frequent meetings over the past year.

2. Recently, where was the ’43rd World Medical and Health Games’ held?

[A] China
[B] France
[C] India
[D] Germany

Correct Answer: B [France]

Notes:
At the 43rd World Medical and Health Games in Saint-Tropez, France, from June 16-23, 2024, four officers from the Armed Forces Medical Service won a record 32 medals. Lieutenant Colonel Sanjeev Malik, Major Anish George, Captain Stephen Sebastian, and Captain Dania James collectively secured 19 gold, 9 silver, and 4 bronze medals. The Medgames is the world’s largest sporting event for medical and health professionals, first held in 1978.

3. Who won two bronze medals for India at the Archery World Cup 2024?

[A] Pravin Jadhav
[B] Abhishek Verma
[C] Dhiraj Bommadevara
[D] Limba Ram

Correct Answer: C [Dhiraj Bommadevara]

Notes:
At the Archery World Cup 2024 Stage 3 in Antalya, Türkiye, 22-year-old Dhiraj Bommadevara won two bronze medals in the recurve events. India secured four medals overall: one gold, one silver, and two bronze. The Indian women’s compound team, consisting of Aditi Swami, Jyothi Surekha Vennam, and Parneet Kaur, achieved a hat-trick of gold medals, marking their third consecutive win this season.

4. What is the theme of ‘International Olympics Day 2024’?

[A] Together, For a Peaceful World
[B] Let’s Move and Celebrate
[C] Together for a better world
[D] Moving Forward: United by Emotion

Correct Answer: B [Let’s Move and Celebrate]

Notes:
Olympic Day is celebrated worldwide on June 23, marking the foundation of the International Olympic Committee in Paris in 1894. Proposed by Dr. Josef Gruss in 1947, the first Olympic Day was celebrated in 1948. The 2024 theme, “Let’s Move and Celebrate,” encourages global participation in sports. The 33rd Summer Olympics will be held in Paris from July 26 to August 11, 2024.

5. Recently, who was elected unanimously as the Speaker of the 16th Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly?

[A] Ashok Bendalam
[B] C Ayyannapatrudu
[C] Koyye Moshenu Raju
[D] Jagan Mohan Reddy

Correct Answer: B [C Ayyannapatrudu]

Notes:
Telugu Desam Party’s Narsipatnam MLA, C. Ayyanna Patrudu, was unanimously elected as the Speaker of the 16th Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on June 22, 2024. His election was unopposed as no other MLA filed a nomination for the Speaker’s post.

 

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