Page-42 of Current Affairs - June, 2022

India-Israel Vision Statement on Defence Cooperation

India and Israel have signed a ‘vision Statement’ with the aim of further deepening the long-standing defence cooperation between both nations. This statement was signed at a meeting held between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Benny Gantz, defence minister of Israel. Israel’s defence minister emphasized the need to invest further in defence cooperation between both ..

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Maharashtra Faceless Regional Transport Offices

On 2nd June 2022, the government of Maharashtra launched the faceless Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) to help the citizens of the state avail facilities such as driving licences, etc, without the need of being physically present at the RTOs. This initiative was launched by the Minister of State for Transport Satej Patil. What are the ..

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PM Shri Schools

The central government is planning to set up state-of-the-art ‘PM Shri schools’ with the aim of preparing students for the future and these schools will act as the laboratory of the new National Education Policy (NEP). The announcement of the ‘PM Shri Schools’ was made by Education Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan who was addressing the two-day ..

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RPF: Operation Mahila Suraksha

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) under Operation Mahila Suraksha has rescued 150 women and girls from falling into the trap of human trafficking syndicates. What was the duration of this operation and why was it conducted? This month-long operation which began on 3rd May and concluded on 31st May was conducted with the aim of ..

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First Commercial Flight from Yemen to Egypt

The first commercial flight from Sanaa Airport, Yemen to Cairo, Egypt has been welcomed by the United Nations. The first commercial flight between both took off on 1st June 2022. This was the seventh flight that was operated under the terms that were brokered by the United Nations for two months of nationwide truce. How ..

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PFC: Green bonds on Luxembourg Stock Exchange

State-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has announced that its maiden green bonds worth 300 million euros have been listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LSE). RS Dhillon, PFC Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) rang the bell during the listing ceremony that was held in GIFT IFSC Gujarat. The listing has been done under which agreement? ..

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