Delhi government launched faceless transport services.

  • Under faceless transport services in Delhi, 33 transport services will be completely faceless and online, except for driving test and fitness test for vehicles.
  • Anyone with an Aadhaar card will be able to use faceless transport services in Delhi.
  • Know Your Customer (KYC) can be completed through One Time Password and documents and e-sign can be verified through Aadhaar authentication.
  • Those who do not have Aadhar card can also apply online. But it will be necessary for them to upload photo, signature and documents.

Maiden Al-Mohad Al-Hindi Exercise has been conducted between Indian Navy and Saudi Arabian Navy.

  • India's guided missile destroyer INS Kochi reached Saudi Arabia to participate in the exercise.
  • The joint naval exercise will reflect the growing defense and military cooperation between India and Saudi Arabia.
  • INS Kochi arrived in Saudi Arabia after conducting naval exercises with the UAE Navy off the coast of Abu Dhabi.
  • This was held at King Abdul Aziz Naval Base, which is the Headquarters for Saudi Eastern Fleet.

India is ranked 122nd in the New Global Youth Development Index.

  • India was placed at 122 in the 2020 Global Youth Development Index, which analyses the situation of young people in 181 nations throughout the world.
  • The rating evaluates countries based on factors such as education and youth employment.
  • Singapore tops the list followed by Slovenia, Norway, Malta and Denmark, Chad, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Afghanistan and Niger finished last, respectively..
  • Overall, the index reflects progress in the peace processes and youth participation in their education, employment, inclusion and health care since 2010.

The National Maritime Heritage Complex at Lothal in Gujarat has been announced to be developed as an international tourist destination.

  • It will be dedicated to the maritime heritage of India.
  • It will be used to showcase India's maritime heritage.
  • It will cover an area of 400 acres.

IAF constructed one of the tallest mobile ATC towers in the world in Ladakh.

  • Indian Air Force (IAF) has built one of the world’s highest mobile air traffic control (ATC) towers at the Advanced Landing Ground in Ladakh’s Nyoma area.
  • The ATC controls the operations of fixed wing aircraft and helicopters operating in the Eastern Ladakh region.
  • Meanwhile, India is considering several options to develop airspace in eastern Ladakh including Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO), Fukche and Nyoma, which are minutes away from the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.

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