Gist in English – 17 June, 2022

  • France signs agreement to accept UPI payments and RuPay cards from India
  • Nitin Gadkari inaugurates Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022
  • Former Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai is believed to have been chosen as the next head of the Press Council of India (PCI).
  • IMD’s World Competitiveness Index 2022: India ranked 37th
  • India has seen the sharpest growth among the Asian economies, with a six-position jump from 43rd to 37th rank on the annual World Competitiveness Index 2022.
  • 8th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians hosted in Egypt
  • Mumbai Airport launched Vertical Axis Wind Turbine & Solar PV hybrid System
  • Tamil Nadu launched Ennum Ezhuthum scheme to bridge learning gap:
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, MK Stalin launched the Ennum Ezhuthum scheme.
  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2022
  • Anand Mahindra, Venu Srinivasan, Pankaj Patel, and Ravindra Dholakia appointed to RBI central board
  • Federal Reserve of the US has raised interest rates for the first time since 1994
  • Arati Prabhakar to be appointed as science adviser to the President of US

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