Current affairs of June 2021 for all competitive exams

Current affairs of June 2021 for all competitive exams

• ‘I- Familia’ named Global database launched by International criminal police organisation to identify missing persons. DNA matching software developed by smart research Netherland.

• India is elected to UN economic and social Council for 2022-24. India was elected in the Asia Pacific States category.

• Abdullah Shahid is elected as the President of 76th session of the United Nation General Assembly. He is foreign Minister of Maldives.

• Hitendra Dave has been appointed as the interim chief executive officer (CEO) of HSBC office.

• Walmart company ranked on first position in the 2021 Fortune 500 list

• According to Times Higher Education, Asia’s University rankings, India Institute of Science (IISc) Banglore has topped. IISc Banglore, IIT Ropar and IIT Indore have secured ranks among the top 100 Universities in Asia.

The ranking is based on 13 careful calibrated performance indicators. India is at third place overall in terms of University representation behind Japan and China.

• World Food Safety Day is observed on 7th June and theme is ” Food Safety, Everyone’s Buisness”.

• Ranjit Singh Disale has been appointed as the ‘World Bank Education Advisor’, starting from June 20 21-June 2024.

He was the winner of Global teacher prize 2020 and also first Indian to win the prize. World bank has launched new program called “Gujarat Outcomes for Accelerated Learning (GOAL) Program”. This is for only Gujarat state of India.

• Novelist David Diop has won the Prestigious International Booker Prize. He has won prize for ‘At Night All Blood is Black’. It is translated by Anna Moschovakis and he is from France.

• Virendra Nanavati has been elected as a member of International swimming Federation Bureau.

• Nitin Rakesh and Jerry wind has won the the international business book of the year award for 2021 for their recently launched book ‘Transformation in Times of Crisis’ published by notion press.

• International Day for the ‘Fight against Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing’ is observed on 5 June.

• NITI Aayog vice chairperson doctor Rajiv Kumar launched the report titled ‘SDG India index and dashboard 2020-21: partnerships in the decade of action. Himachal Pradesh and Tamilnadu State ranked second.

• Bihar state government has proposed to Reserve 33% of seats girl students in medical and engineering colleges across the state.

• Ministry of labour and employment government has constituted the has constituted the expert group to provide technical imports and recommendations on fixation of minimum wages and National floor minimum wages. The chairman of the expert group is Ajit Mishra.

• Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated Indus best mega Food Park in Raipur Chhattisgarh.

• R S Sodhi to unanimously elected to the board of the International Dairy Federation.

• UN Sustainable Transport Conference will be take place in China.

• Union cabinet has given its approval for the signing of an agreement on ‘Co-opration in the the field of Mass Media’ between all the member states of SCO organisation.

• The B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2 variants of the covid-19 first identified in India have been named as “Kappa and Delta” respectively by WHO.

• Global day of parents is observed on 1st June.

Arun Kumar Mishra has been appointed as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission.

• A book titled “Stargazing: The Players of My Life” is authored by Ravi Shastri and co- authored by Ajay Menon.

• Soma Roy Burman is the 24th controller general of accounts.

• Harshvardhan has awarded by WHO with ” WHO Director General Special Recognition Award” for the accomplishments in the area of tobacco control.

• Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development slashed India’s growth projection for FY22 to 9.9% from 12.6% estimated. This organisation was formed in 30 September 1961

• World Milk Day is observed on 1st June and its theme is “Sustainability in the dairy sector with messages around the environment, nutrition and socio economics”.

• T V Narendran is the CEO and Managing Director of Tata Steel Ltd. Who has been elected as the new President of confederation of Indian industry for 2021-22.

• Indian boxer Sanjeet Kumar won a gold medal in the 91 kg category at the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai. He is from Haryana state.

• South American football confederation would move 2021 Copa America to Brazil after, original host nation Argentina pulled out.

• World No Tobacco Day is observed on 31st May. The theme of the day was ‘Commit to Quit’.• Steadfast Defender Military Drill has launched by NATO ( North Atlantic Treaty organisation).

• Uttar Pradesh state government has launched welfare scheme ‘Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojna’ for children who lost parents to covid-19 .

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