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by Isaimozhi K | Updated May 24, 2022

Top Current Affairs of the day: 24 May 2022

India-Jordan Made An Agreement To Cooperate In The Fertilizers Field

Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya led a high-level delegation to Jordan in a first-of-its-kind mission to secure fertilizers and raw materials for the short and long term.

Highlights:

  • The visit was timed to coincide with the current worldwide fertilizer crisis. According to Dr. Mandaviya, the Jordan visit was significant in ensuring India's supply of phosphoric and potassium fertilizers. Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya mentioned Jordan as India's fertilizer partner during the meetings.

  • There is no scarcity of fertilizers in the country, according to Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chemicals and Fertilizers, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya.

  • Before the Kharif season, the government has taken proactive measures to ensure adequate supply for farmers, including improving domestic output and creating partnerships with other countries.

  • For the current year, Jordan Phosphate Mining Company (JPMC) has signed MOUs with Indian public, cooperative, and private sector enterprises to supply 30 LMT Rock Phosphate, 2.50 LMT DAP, and 1 LMT phosphoric acid.

India Beat Indonesia 3-0 And Won The Thomas Cup Title

With a stunning 3-0 win over powerhouse Indonesia in the final, India's men's badminton team won the Thomas Cup for the first time. 

Highlights:

  • In the final of the Thomas Cup in Bangkok, Thailand, India defeated 14-time winners Indonesia 3-0 to win the title.

  • India put on a show to remember, with medalist Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, and the world number 8 doubles combo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy putting on unforgettable performances.

  • Lakshya Sen defeated Anthony Ginting 8-21, 21-17, 21-16 to give India a perfect start in an exciting tie.

  • Satwik and Chirag of India defeated Ahsan-Sukamuljo of Indonesia 18-21, 23-21, 21-19, giving India a 2-0 lead.

  • Kidambi Srikanth defeated Jonatan Christie 21-15, 23-21 in the third game to make it 3-0. They did it without losing a single game in the final.

IIT Madras Partners With Indian Railways To Develop India's First Indigenous Hyperloop

The Ministry of Railways has declared that it will work with IIT Madras to develop a Hyperloop system entirely produced in India.

Highlights:

  • The Ministry of Railways has declared that it will work with IIT Madras to develop a Hyperloop system entirely produced in India.

  • It has been announced that a Centre for Excellence for Hyperloop Technologies will be established. 

  • Since 2017, when then-Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu expressed interest in Hyperloop technology, India has exhibited interest. 

  • The ministry had discussions with Hyperloop One in the United States, but nothing came to fruition.

  • Avishkar Hyperloop, based at IIT Madras, has been working on scalable and cost-effective engineering concepts to create a Hyperloop-based transportation system for India since 2017. The group was the only Asian team to place among the top ten finalists in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod competition in 2019. In 2021, they were also honored with the 'Most Scalable Design Award' at the European Hyperloop Week.

  • In March 2022, the university addressed the Ministry of Railways with a proposal for collaborative work on a prototype and the creation of a first-of-its-kind Hyperloop Test facility at its Discovery site in Thaiyur, Tamil Nadu.

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