Gist in English – 16 June, 2022

  • Neeraj Chopra Sets New National Record With 89.30 Metre Javelin Throw
  • ‘Rashtriya Puruskar Portal’ launched by the union government
  • Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Launches ‘StartUps For Railways’ Policy
  • Russia overtakes Saudi Arabia to become India’s 2nd biggest oil supplier
  • PM Modi inaugurates Jagatguru Sreesant Tukaram Maharaj Shila Mandir in Pune
  • The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly and is observed on 16 June.
  • India’s 1st private train service flagged off under ‘Bharat Gaurav Scheme’
  • Global Startup Ecosystem ranking: Kerala ranks top in Asia in global report
  • Google announced a startup accelerator program for women founders
  • ‘Agniveers’ to be prioritised by UP Goverment for recruitment.
  • Agniveers personnel recruited on short-term contracts under the Agnipath system would be preferred in recruitment to the state’s police and associated services.
  • WPI inflation spiked to 15.88% in May 2022
  • Wholesale price inflation spiked to 15.88% in May, the highest since September 1991 as a surge in price pressure in food and fuel overwhelmed a moderation in the dominant manufactured product segment.

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