Current Affairs - June, 2022

Standards for fortified rice kernels (FRKs)

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recently decided to operationalise standards for fortified rice kernels (FRKs). Key Points Standards for fortified rice kernels will be operationalised with immediate effect, in order to strengthen national-level fortification programme in India. The draft regulation on “standards for FRKs” has been framed and notified on May ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Pay Roll Automation for Disbursement of Monthly Allowances (PADMA)

On June 28, 2022, Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) Rajnish Kumar, Ministry of Defence, inaugurated the “Pay Roll Automation for Disbursement of Monthly Allowances (PADMA)”. About PADMA PADMA is an automated Pay & Allowances module, launched for the Indian Coast Guard. It is an automated platform leveraging latest technology. It will provide timely and ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Renminbi Liquidity Arrangement

On June 25, 2022 the central bank of China inked an agreement with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), for establishing a Renminbi Liquidity Arrangement (RMBLA). About Renminbi Liquidity Arrangement The Renminbi Liquidity Arrangement will provide support to participating central banks during market fluctuations. It could be used in periods of market volatility in future, In ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Kihoto Hollohan Judgment

On June 27, 2022, the supreme court asked 16 rebel Shiv Sena MLAs to respond to disqualification notice issued by Deputy Speaker, until July 12. Key Facts Earlier, deputy speaker had given 48 hours to MLAs to respond. In this crisis, references have been made to landmark 1992 judgment in ‘Kihoto Hollohan vs Zachillhu And Others’. In this ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

National Statistics Day

The National Statistics Day is observed on June 29, each year. It aims to raise public awareness on value of statistics in everyday life and planning & development process. History of the Day The National Statistics Day is being observed in India since 2007. It is celebrated to honour exceptional contributions made by Professor Mahanlanobis ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Hermit Spyware- Key Facts

A cloud-based security company, Lookout, recently discovered a new spyware called “Hermit”. Key Facts Hermit spyware is capable of affecting Android and iOS devices. As per TechCrunch report, Lookout’s security researchers have informed that, national governments have used the android version of Hermit spyware in “targeted attacks”, with victims in Kazakhstan, Italy and Italy.” Google’s ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: