Page-41 of Current Affairs - June, 2022

India-Qatar Start-Up bridge

On June 5, 2022, the Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu launched the India-Qatar Start-Up bridge. Highlights During his visit to Qatar, Vice President met Prime Minister as well as Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani. Both the leaders reviewed increasing bilateral ties between both the countries in areas of ..

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NASA’s DAVINCI Mission

NASA is set to launch a mission called “DAVINCI Mission”. DAVINCI stands for “Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gases, Chemistry and Imaging Mission”. About DAVINCI Mission The mission will fly by Venus and explore its harsh atmosphere in 2029. It will be the first mission to study Venus by means of both flybys and ..

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Blue Duke: State butterfly of Sikkim

During the celebration of World Environment Day 2022; the Chief Minister of Sikkim, P.S. Golay, declared Blue Duke as “State Butterfly of Sikkim”. Highlights This was announced at Saramsa Garden near Ranipool, in an event organized by Forest department. Blue Duke edged past Krishna Peacock, which was to be announced as State Butterfly of Sikkim. ..

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Goa Beach Vigil App

Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant, launched the “Beach Vigil App”, by keeping in light the tourism sector and beaches of Goa. Why was this app launched? The app was launched with the aim of benefiting travellers as well as those working in tourism sector. It aims to holistically manage the beaches. How is this ..

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2022 Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

2022 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) was released recently, ranking 180 countries on 40 performance indicators in 11 issue categories of climate change performance, ecosystem vitality and environmental health. Key Facts In the index, India has been ranked at 180th position, bottom of the 2022 Index. India has scored lowest among 180 countries. The index measured ..

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