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Current Affairs

 

20th June

 

World Refugee Day 2022 observed on 20 June

World Refugee Day is celebrated every year on 20 June. World Refugee Day was designated as an International Day by the UN (United Nations). The day is being celebrated to honor the refugees around the world.

 

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict 2022

The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is an international event conducted by the United Nations (UN) on June 19 each year. The day is celebrated to raise the awareness about conflict-related sexual violence.

 

PM Modi launches torch relay for 44th Chess Olympiad

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the historic torch relay for the 44th Chess Olympiad at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi in a glittering ceremony. To read more, click here.

 

PM releases Ram Bahadur Rai’s book ‘Bhartiya Samvidhan: Ankahi Kahani’

The Prime Minister released Ram Bahadur Rai’s book ‘Bhartiya Samvidhan: Ankahi Kahani’ and addressed the event through a video message. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, the constitution is not just a book but an an idea, a commitment and a belief in freedom. To read more, click here.

 

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra wins gold at Kuortane Games in Finland

Indian javelin ace Neeraj Chopra created history by winning the gold medal at the ongoing Kuortane Games in Finland. The sportsman took the top spot with a best throw of 86.69m. To read more, click here.

 

Neeraj Chopra to lead 37-member athletics team for CWG 2022

Neeraj Chopra will be leading a 37-member Indian athletics team at the upcoming Commonwealth Games, the Athletics Federation of India announced. To read more, click here.

 

Pakistan remains in FATF ‘grey list’ for terror financing, money laundering

Pakistan will continue to be on the “Grey List” of countries under increased monitoring of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), from the global money-laundering and terror-financing watchdog. To read here, click here.



RBI Payments Vision 2025 aims 3-fold increase in digital payments

The RBI came out with its 'Payments Vision 2025' document which seeks a three-fold jump in the number of digital payments, increase in debit card usage and less cash in circulation. To read more, click here.

 

 

Equitas Small Finance Bank set to launch “ENJOI” kid’s savings account

Equitas Small Finance Bank is set to launch kids’ savings account called ENJOI. The SFB announced that this account introduces “young kids” to the financial world, encouraging them to develop an early habit of saving. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd Founded: 2016

Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd Headquarters: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd MD & CEO: Vasudevan Pathangi Narasimhan

Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd Tagline: It’s Fun Banking.

 

Hamad International Airport named World’s Best Airport 2022

Hamad International Airport has been named as the World's Best Airport for the second year running, announced at the 2022 World Airport Awards that were held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Paris, France. To read more, click here.

 

FIFA announces 2026 World Cup venues across U.S., Canada and Mexico

Matches for the 2026 World Cup will be held in 11 US cities as well as three host sites in Mexico and two in Canada, soccer’s world governing body, FIFA, announced. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

FIFA President: Gianni Infantino

FIFA Founded: 21 May 1904

FIFA Headquarters: Zürich, Switzerland.

 

‘Fujian,’ China’s third most advanced domestically built aircraft carrier launched

China launched its third aircraft carrier, the country’s most modern and first “completely domestically made” naval warship, as an aggressive Beijing pushed to expand its navy’s range in the key Indo-Pacific area. To read more, click here.




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