Tag: World Food Safety Day – June 7


Important Days World Food Safety Day – June 7 World Food Safety Day was observed by WHO (World Health Organization) to draw attention to food standards. Foodborne diseases affect 1 in 10 people worldwide each year. Theme 2023 – ‘Food standards save lives’ About WHO CEO - Tedros Adhanom Founded - 7 April 1948 Headquarters - Geneva, Switzerland. Defence Indigenous heavyweight torpedo successfully tested  The Navy test-fired an Indigenously designed and developed heavyweight torpedo, Varunastra, with a live warhead against an undersea target. Varunastra is a ship-launched anti-submarine torpedo and was designed and developed by the Naval Science and Technological Laboratory in Visakhapatnam under the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). About DRDO Chairman – Sameer V Kamet Formation – 1958 Headquarter – DRDO Bhavan, New Delhi  Awards and Honours Suriname conferred its highest civilian honour to President Droupadi Murmu “The Grand Order of the Chain of Yellow Star”, the first Indian to receive this award.  Murmu received the award from the President of the Republic of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi. About Droupadi Murmu  Droupadi Murmu - 15th President of India. First person belonging to the tribal community and also the second woman after Pratibha Patil to hold the office. About Suriname (Dutch Guiana)  Country in the northeastern coast of South America President - Chandrikapersad Santokhi Capital – Paramaribo Official language – Dutch