Page-3 of Current Affairs - February, 2022

China’s Record Launch of 22 Satellites

On February 27, 2022, China launched a Long March-8 rocket to place 22 satellites in space. Highlights With the launch, China set a domestic record for the most spacecraft launched by a single rocket. The rocket blasted off at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in southern Hainan Province. It sent the satellites into pre-set orbits. It ..

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National Science Day 2022

On 28 February, every year National Science Day is celebrated to recognize the contributions of scientists towards the nation’s development. Overview: On 28 February 1928, an important discovery in the field of spectroscopy was made by renowned Indian Physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. Later, this discovery was named after him i.e. the Raman Effect. In 1930, ..

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Anonymous’ Hackers Group

Anonymous is an international decentralized activist and hacktivist group and movement known for its cyber-attacks against government agencies and institutions, governments, corporations, and the Church of Scientology. Overview: In 2003, Anonymous originated on the imageboard 4chan. It represents the idea of many offline and online community users operating as a digitized anarchic hivemind simultaneously. The ..

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North Korea’s New Ballistic Missile

On February 27, 2022, North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile. It was the first test since nuclear-armed country conducted a record number of launches in January 2022. Key points During the firing, missile flew to an altitude of about 390 miles and a range of 190 miles. According to Japan, this launch was part ..

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Operation Ganga

On February 27, 2022, the ministry of external affairs set up 24×7 control centres in order to assist the evacuation of Indian nationals from Ukraine. India also launched a multi-prong evacuation plan titled ‘Operation Ganga’. Highlights Indian nationals will be evacuated through border crossing points with Poland, Hungary, Romania, and Slovak Republic. Ministry has activated a dedicated ..

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