South Korea launched the 1st satellite with the help of indigenous rocket "Nuri Rocket".

  • South Korea successfully launched satellites into orbit with its homegrown Nuri rocket.
  • The three-stage rocket, more than 47 meters (154 feet) long and weighing 200 tons, was launched from the Naro Space Center in the country's southern coastal region.
  • It was topped with five satellites that will carry out Earth observation missions, such as monitoring the atmosphere, for up to two years, as well as a 1.3-ton dummy satellite
  • Prior to South Korea's mission on Tuesday, only Russia, the United States, the European Union, China, Japan and India had developed a space launch vehicle capable of carrying a satellite weighing more than 1 ton, according to the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI).

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) launched a new scheme called "Dhan Sanchay".

  • The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has launched a new plan called Dhan Sanchay, which is a non-linked, non-participating, individual savings life insurance plan that provides both protection and savings.
  • The plan is available for a term of minimum 5 years to maximum 15 years.
  • It provides level income benefit, increasing income benefit, single premium level income benefit and single benefit.
  • It also offers a guaranteed income stream from the date of maturity until the end of the payout period.

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority organizes 8-day Mango Festival in Bahrain.

  • Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) launched an eight-day Mango Festival in the Kingdom of Bahrain on June 13 in collaboration with the Indian Embassy and Al Jazira Group.
  • At the show, 34 varieties of mangoes from the eastern states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Odisha are on display at eight different Al Jazira group supermarkets in Bahrain.
  • Twenty-seven of these varieties were obtained from West Bengal, while two each from Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Uttar Pradesh.
  • Bihar's Jardalu, a GI-tagged variety, and Langra are on display at the Bahrain Mango Festival.
  • The Bahrain mango show is part of APEDA's new initiatives to explore international markets for Indian mangoes under the banner of the Mango Festival 2022.

Entrepreneur Ranjit Bajaj appointed as chairman of advisory committee overseeing AIFF.

  • Entrepreneur Ranjit Bajaj, who earlier owned an I-League club, has been named chairman of advisory committee to assist the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) which is running the day-to-day affairs of All India Football Federation (AIFF).
  • The three-member CoA, comprised of Justice AR Dave, Dr SY Quraishi, and Bhaskar Ganguly, has put in place a setup that will advise it on every aspect of the game.
  • The 12-member advisory committee was appointed by the CoA to oversee the day-to-day matters of various departments of the AIFF.

Sri Lanka raises minimum age for migrant domestic workers to 21 years.

  • Sri Lanka has decided to amend the Minimum Age for Migrant Domestic Workers to 21 years.
  • At present, Sri Lankan female domestic workers require a minimum age of 25 years to work in Saudi Arabia, 23 years in Middle Eastern Countries, and 21 years in other countries.
  • The minimum age limit announced as 21 for the rest of the Middle East countries other than Saudi Arabia.

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