Daily Current Affairs 10th June 2021| Current Affairs News

0
65

Dear Readers, Daily Current Affairs News Updates about the National and International events were listed here. Read Current Affairs Today here and stay updated with current news. Candidates those who are preparing for IBPS/SBI/PO/Clerk exam and all other competitive exams can use this and try the Current Affairs Quiz to test your knowledge level.

CURRENT AFFAIRS: NATIONAL NEWS

Defence Minister noted that, motto of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan is to Make in India and Make for World

  • The mottoof ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan‘ is ‘Make in India’ and ‘Make for the World‘, Defence Minster  mentioned, adding that the campaign envisages the defence sector to play a major role in India’s economic growth and focuses on manufacturing cost-effective quality products for India and for the world.
  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mentioned several procedural reforms undertaken by the Government, have transformed the defence industry to meet domestic as well as global demand.
  • Addressing a webinar on India-Sweden Defence Industry cooperation, Mr Singh stated the motto of Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan is Make in India and Make for the World.
  • He stated, the campaign envisages the defence sector to play a major role in India’s economic growth and focuses on manufacturing cost-effective quality products for India and for the world.

CURRENT AFFAIRS: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Ex-Mongolian Prime Minister Khurelsukh won presidential election

  • Former Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh became the country’s sixth democratically elected president, further consolidating the power of the ruling Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) with a landslide victory.
  • Khurelsukh, who was forced to resign as prime minister after protests earlier this year, comfortably defeated Sodnomzundui Erdene of the opposition Democratic Party and Dangaasuren Enkhbat of the Right Person Electorate Coalition in a national vote, the General Election Committee said.

Choguel Kokalla Maiga appointed as the new PM of Mali

  • Malian transitional president Assimi Goita meets with Choguel Kokalla Maiga after Goita’s swearing in ceremony in Bamako, Mali.
  • The president of the Strategic Committee of the Movement of June 5-Rally of Patriotic Forces, Choguel Kokalla Maiga, was appointed Mali’s transitional prime minister by Malian transitional president Assimi Goita, the Malian presidency.
  • Maiga, 63, was appointed following international pressure on Mali to name a civilian government leader after its second coup in nine months.
  • Colonel Assimi Goita last month deposed the leaders of a caretaker government who were themselves installed after a putsch that toppled elected president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.

EIU Report 2021: New Zealand’s Auckland named as World’s Most Liveable city 

  • Aucklandin New Zealand has been named the world’s most liveable city, in an annual ranking that has been shifted by the corona virus pandemic.
  • The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) survey ranked 140cities on factors including stability, infrastructure, education and access to healthcare.
  • Auckland in New Zealand has been named the world’s most liveable city, in an annual ranking that has been shifted by the coronavirus pandemic.
  • But the pandemic proved to be the defining factor in this year’s list.
  • It meant European cities fell while those in Australia, Japan and New Zealand rose up the rankings.

El Salvador became 1st country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender

  • El Salvador will adopt Bitcoin as a legal tender in the country, becoming the first in the world to formally embrace the volatile cryptocurrency.
  • The Latin American country’s congress voted overwhelmingly in favor of the law, pushing forward Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele’sproposal.
  • The 39-year-old politician’s party holds a supermajority in El Salvador’s congress.

CURRENT AFFAIRS: STATE NEWS

‘Project Mumbai’ delivers free food to more than 55 lakh people in last 6 months under ‘Khana Chahiye’ programme

  • Various NGOs are making an enormous contribution in the fight against COVID pandemic through different initiatives and ‘Project Mumbai’ is one of them.
  • The NGO has not only helped common people but has also helped Corona Warriors by giving tiffins to the doctors from nine hospitals in Mumbai.
  • They have also distributed more than two lakh PPE kits and masks to the doctors in Mumbai.
  • Helplines were started by Project Mumbai for the counseling of common people who were facing the issues of mental stress.

Khana Chahiye programme:

  • The NGO has provided free food to more than 55 lakh peoplein the last six months under its Khana Chahiye programme.
  • They havealso provided free foodgrain and medicines to needy senior citizens.

About Maharashtra:

  • Capital: Mumbai
  • Governor: Bhagat Singh Koshyari
  • Chief minister: Uddhav Thackeray

Gujarat govt gives tax exemption on cinema halls, multiplexes, gyms from paying property tax

  • The Gujarat government announced a complete waiver of property tax for cinema houses, multiplexes and gyms from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022 in view of the pandemic.
  • The decision was taken during a working committee meeting chaired by the chief minister Vijay Rupani.
  • These institutions will also be exempted from fixed charges in electricity bills and will be required to pay the bills based on actual electricity consumption.

About Gujarat:

  • Capital: Gandhinagar
  • Governor: Acharya Devvrat
  • Chief minister:Vijay Rupani

Rajasthan govt introduced CM Anuprati Coaching scheme for underprivileged students

  • Rajasthan has launched Chief Minister Anuprati Coaching Scheme to help underprivileged students prepare for entrance examinations to civil services and professional courses, with an aim to give them equal opportunity.
  • Students belonging to scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, other backward classes (OBC), extremely backward castes, minority and economically weaker sections with annual family income less than 8 lakhs per annum will be able to avail the scheme run by the tribal area development, minority affairs, and social justice and empowerment departments.
  • Under the scheme, free coaching will be provided for preparation for civil services examination, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

About Rajasthan:

  • Capital: Jaipur
  • Governor: Kalraj Mishra
  • Chief Minister: Shri Ashok Gehlot

Punjab became 1st state to roll out NFC-based “eIDs”

  • Electronic Identity Cards (eIDs) have been introduced in numerous countries.
  • Punjab Government has also initiated the usage of eIDs equipped with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology for their officers/employees through one of its prominent entities viz.Punjab Mandi Board.
  • Chairman Punjab Mandi Board Lal Singh stated that these eIDs are equipped with NFC technology-a standard-based wireless communication technology, allows data exchange between devices that are a few centimeters apart and will be used as a primary authentication tool.
  • The NFC operates at 13.66 MHz and transfers data at up to 424 Kbits/ seconds.

About Punjab:

  • Capital: Chandigarh
  • Governor:  P. Singh Badnore
  • Chief minister: Captain Amarinder Singh

CURRENT AFFAIRS: BUSINESS NEWS

World Bank projects India to growth forecast at 8.3 per cent in 2021

  • The World Bank projected India’s economy to grow at 8.3 per cent in 2021 and 7.5 per cent in 2022, even as its recovery is being hampered by an unprecedented second wave of the COVID-19, the largest outbreak in the world since the beginning of the deadly pandemic.
  • The Washington-based global lender released Global Economic Prospects, noted that in India, an enormous second COVID-19 wave is undermining the sharper-than-expected rebound in activity seen during the second half of Fiscal Year 2020/21, especially in services.

CURRENT AFFAIRS: BANKING NEWS

Indian Bank ties up with wealth tech company Fisdom

  • Indian Bank has partnered with the leading wealth-tech company Fisdom to offer a comprehensive suite of wealth management products and services to the bank’s ten crore customers.
  • Fisdom’s role encompasses the entire wealth management journey from origination to fulfilment and the post-sale service.
  • The partnership will focus on enabling large-scale facilitation and distribution of wealth products and services through Indian Bank’s network of 6,000 branches and its digital properties including the mobile banking application and internet banking portal.

Karix Mobile establish WhatsApp Business solution for Axis Bank

  • Tanla Platforms rose 2.39% to Rs 840 after the company said its subsidiary Karix Mobile has deployed a conversational banking solution, WhatsApp Business, for Axis Bank.
  • Karix Mobile is India’s largest CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service) provider.
  • Using the solution, Axis Bank customers can now start a WhatsApp chat with the bank to conduct frequent banking activities on-the-go.
  • All communication on the WhatsApp account is encrypted end-to-end and all sensitive information is safe and secure.

CURRENT AFFAIRS: APPOINTMENT AND RESIGNATION NEWS

Sterlite Copper CEO quits and former veteran take charge as President

  • Pankaj Kumar is quitting the company citing personal reasons.
  • R Kishore Kumar, a former veteran in Vedanta Resources, will rejoin the group to head Sterlite Copper as the President even as the current CEO Pankaj Kumar quit the company citing personal reasons.

Richa Arora appointed as ECube Investment Advisors

  • Investment Advisors, ECube an Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) platform announced the appointment of Ms Richa Arora as Managing Partner and CEO of its ESG Stewardship Services Business. 
  • Richa will entrepreneurially drive the new business, including ECube’s strategy and implementation of ESG assessment and engagement. 
  • The target market for ESG Stewardship Services will include foreign and domestic investors with portfolios of companies in India, as well as individual companies seeking to enhance their ESG performance.
  • Richa brings more than 30 years of very relevant work experience to her new role.
  • A business transformation leader with deep understanding of strategy, marketing and operations, she has built businesses and brands from scratch, nurturing them from inception, and scaled up established businesses.

ACC extended the LIC Chairman’s tenure to March 2022

  • The appointments committee of the cabinet approved the extension of M R Kumar as the chairman of state-owned insurance behemoth Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).
  • Kumar’s term as LIC chairman was supposed to end on June 30, 2021, but Centre extended his term by almost nine more months till March 13, 2022

UNSC recommends Antonio Guterres as UN chief for second term 

  • The UN Security Council recommended Secretary General Antonio Guterresfor a second five-year term as chief of the world organization beginning January 1, 2022.
  • The 15-nation Council held a closed meeting where it unanimously adopted a resolution recommending Guterres’ name to the 193-member General Assembly for a second term as Secretary General.
  • Former Prime Minister of Portugal, Guterres served as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for a decade from June 2005 to December 2015.
  • Guterres, nominated by the Government of Portugal, has been the only official candidate for the position of Secretary General and his re-election was a given.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : DEFENCE NEWS

Navies of Indo – Thai – begins three-day coordinated patrol in Andaman Sea                  

  • From 09 to 11 June 2021, the three day coordinated patrol between the Indian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy was conducted.
  • It was the 31st edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) in the Andaman Sea.
  • The Indian Navy’s offshore patrol vessel INS Saryu and Thai ship Krabi along with Dornier maritime patrol aircraft from both navies.

About CORPAT :

  • Since 2005, the two navies have been bi-annually undertaking CORPAT along their international maritime boundary line (IMBL).
  • The CORPAT builds up understanding and interoperability between navies and facilitates institution of measures to prevent and suppress unlawful activities like illegal unreported unregulated (IUU) fishing, drug trafficking, maritime terrorism, armed robbery and piracy.

About Thailand :

  • Capital: Bangkok
  • Currency: Thai baht

CURRENT AFFAIRS : APPS & SERVICES

Sehwag launches experiential cricket learning app – CRICURU

  • India’s star cricketer and opener Virender Sehwag has launched CRICURU, an experiential learning app.

Aim :

  • Redefining and revolutionising the cricket coaching experience in the country.
  • It is India’s first AI-enabled coaching website, to offer a personalised learning experience for the younger players.
  • The app is available on both iOS and Android devices.
  • It can be accessed at cricuru.com
  • The curriculum for each player is developed personally by Virender Sehwag along with Sanjay Bangar, former Indian player and batting coach of the Indian cricket team (2015-19).
  • CRICURU is designed to help youngsters learn playing cricket through master classes of 30 handpicked player-coaches from across the globe like AB de Villiers, Brett Lee, Brian Lara, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Harbhajan Singh, Jonty Rhodes.

About CRICURU :

  • Founder : Virender Sehwag

CURRENT AFFAIRS : SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Income Tax Department to launch new e-filing portal       

  • On June 07, 2021, The Income Tax Department launched a new e-filing portal.

Aim of the Portal :

  • Providing the taxpayer convenience and a modern, seamless experience to taxpayers.
  • It is an Initiative by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
  • The portal can be accessed through the address incometax.gov.in.

About e- filing Portal :

  • The portal has been integrated with immediate processing of Income Tax Returns (ITRs) to issue quick refunds to taxpayers. 
  • New call centre for taxpayer assistance and prompt response to taxpayer queries.
  • The portal will have functionalities for filing Income Tax forms, to add tax professionals and for submitting responses to notices in faceless scrutiny or appeals.

About CBDT :

  • Headquarters : New Delhi
  • Interim Chairman : Jagannath Bidyadhar Mohapatra

To Treat Post Covid – Fungal Infections Researchers From IIT Hyderabad develops Oral Amphotericin      

  • The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad has developed nano-fibre based controlled-release oral tablets of Amphotericin B (AmB) to treat fungal infections arising out of COVID-19.
  • Presently, AmB is an injectable drug.
  • Professor Saptarshi Majumdar and Dr Chandra Shekhar Sharma from the Department of Chemical Engineering have made a proven study about oral nanofibrous AMB to be effective for black fungus (visceral leishmaniasis).
  • The oral tablets used in the treatment of kala-azar or black fever have come to the aid of black fungus patients.
  • In 2019, researchers from IIT- H’s Creative and Advanced Research Based on Nanomaterials (CARBON) lab reported using gelatin nanofibers to manufacture Amphotericin B in a sustained-release tablet form.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : RANKING & INDEX

Asia University Rankings 2021 : IISc, Bengaluru Ranked Best Indian University

  • On June 02, 2021, in the top 100 list of Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2021 Released.
  • In that, three Indian universities secured positions in the top 100 list.
  • IISc Bangalore, IIT Ropar and IIT Indore have secured ranks among the top 100 universities in Asia.
  • IISc Bangalore ranked at 37th position, It was the highest ranked university from India for the seventh year in a row.
  • The other two Universities are Indian Institute of Technology Ropar ranked 55th Position and Indian Institute of Technology Indore 78th Position.
  • Tsinghua University, China has gained the first position in the Asia university rankings 2021 Followed by China’s Peking University.

Top 5 Universities :

  1. Tsinghua University, China
  2. Peking University, China
  3. National University of Singapore
  4. Hong Kong’s University of Hong Kong
  5. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

About Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings :

  • THE assessed performance of 551 universities across the continent under 13 performance indicators or parameters.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : BOOKS & AUTHORS

A book titled skill it , kill it Authored by Ronnie Screwvala

  • Film producer Ronnie Screwvala authored a book titled skill it , kill it.
  • The Book published by Penguin Random House in July 2021.

About the Book :

  • The Book deals with Ronnie Screwvala’s stories, failures, and Personal learnings.
  • It will give an insider’s view of the ‘invisible’ skills sought and rewarded by global businesses, top recruiters and leading CEOs.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : SPORTS NEWS

BharatPe becomes ICC’s official partner till 2023

  • Digital payments startup BharatPe announced it has inked a three-year long deal to become an official partner with International Cricket Council (ICC).
  • As per the agreement, BharatPe will promote the association across broadcast and digital platforms, as well as execute in-venue brand activations at all the ICC events until 2023.
  • The key tournaments include the upcoming
  1. ICC World Test Championship (Southampton, UK 2021),
  2. Men’s T20 World Cup (India, 2021),
  3. Men’s T20 World Cup (Australia, 2022),
  4. Women’s World Cup (New Zealand, 2022),
  5. U19 Cricket World Cup (West Indies, 2022),
  6. Women’s T20 World Cup (South Africa, 2022),
  7. Men’s Cricket World Cup (India, 2023)
  8. World Test Championship (2023).

About BharatPe :

  • Co-founder and CEO : Ashneer Grover
  • Founded : 2018
  • Headquarters : New Delhi

About ICC :

  • Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • CEO: Manu Sawhney (Jul 2019–)
  • Founded: 15 June 1909
  • Chairman : Greg Barclay
  • Chief Commercial Officer : Anurag Dahiya

2021 FIH world rankings: Indian men’s team maintain 4th position, women’s team at 9th

  • The latest International Hockey Federation world rankings 2021, In Hockey, Indian men’s team maintained their fourth position while women’s team held ninth position.
Rank  Men’s Team
1 Belgium
2 Australia
3 Netherlands
4 India

 

Rank Women’s Team
1 Netherlands
2 Argentina
3 Australia
9 India
  • Despite missing the European leg of the FIH Hockey Pro- League series in Great Britain, Spain and Germany in April and May, the Indian men’s team maintained its fourth spot with 458 points.
  • In the women’s category, got 1643 Points.

About FIH :

  • Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland
  • President: Leandro Negre
  • CEO: Thierry Weil
  • Founder: Paul Léautey
  • Founded: 7 January 1924, Paris, France

Daily CA On June 09 :

  • World Brain Tumor Day, which seeks to raise awareness for the disease, we take a look at its history, purpose and significance.
  • The World Accreditation Day (WAD) is celebrated on 9th June every year to highlight as well as promote the role of accreditation in trade & economy.
  • Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) will set-up the country’s first international maritime services cluster at GIFT City.
  • Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar launched an awareness campaign on single use plastic 2021 on the occasion of World Ocean Day.
  • For the first time, an attempt was made to prepare guidelines for CwD also referred to as Children with Special Needs(CWSN) children so that the goal of inclusive education is fulfilled.
  • India was elected to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), one of the six main organs of the United Nations, for the 2022-24 term.
  • Blockchain technology company Blockstream Mining stated that Square Inc will invest $5 million to build an open-source, solar-powered bitcoin mining facility at one of Blockstream’s U.S. sites.
  • The Interpolhas launched a new global database named “I-Familia” to identify missing persons through family DNA and help the police solve cold cases in member countries.
  • A remote hamlet in the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir has become the first village in India to vaccinate all its adult population against the novel coronavirus.
  • Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh virtually inaugurated Malerkotlaas the 23rd district of the state and laid the foundation stone of development projects worth Rs 548 crore in Malerkotla city.
  • Haryana Pran Vayu Devta Pension Scheme (PVDPS) 2021 & Oxy Van (Oxygen Forest) launched Rs. 2500 per year in Prana Vayu Devta Pension Yojana for maintenance of trees older than 75 years.
  • Domestic credit ratings agency Crisil has revised India’s real GDP growth projection for 2021-22 downwards to 5 percent from 11 percent estimated earlier.
  • Flipkart, India’s homegrown e-commerce marketplace has launched a contactless, QR-code-based payment facility for all its pay-on-delivery shipments.
  • To privatize two state-run banks as unveiled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Union Budget speech 2021, the Narendra Modi government may soon finalize plans to sell Centre’s stake in Central Bank of India and Indian Overseas Bank (IOB). 
  • The RBI imposed a penalty aggregating to Rs 6 crore on Bank of India and Punjab National Bank for contravention of norms, including one related to ‘Frauds – Classification and Reporting’.
  • The ICICI bank has announced that over 20 lakh customers of other banks are now using its ‘iMobile Pay’ app. The achievement is significant as the bank had made the platform available for all only five months ago.
  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the re-appointment of MaheshKumar JainDeputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), for two years with effect from June 22.
  • The Reserve Bank of Indiahas approved the re-appointment of Girish Chandra Chaturvedi as the part-time Chairman of ICICI Bank for a period of three years starting July 1, 2021.
  • Union Asset Management Company, a subsidiary of Union Bank of India and Dai-ichi Life Holdings, stated it has appointed Sanjay Bembalkar as a fund manager in the equity segment.
  • After RBI cancelled the licence of the Shivajirao Bhosale Cooperative bank’, the state cooperative department has appointed deputy registrar RS Dhondkar, as liquidator for the bank.
  • The Election Commission of India now has full strength, ahead of the assembly elections scheduled to be held in UP, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand in 2022.
  • The Reserve Bank of India has granted approval for re-appointment of Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, MD and CEO of Bandhan Bank, for a period of three years.
  • Dentsu Indiahas announced the appointment of Arti Singh as vice president- national for its shoppers’ marketing unit, Hyperspace. 
  • DentsuInternational has appointed Rashmi Vikram as chief equity officer for APAC region.
  • On World Environment Day, Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) announced that the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru has achieved net energy neutral status in the fiscal year 2020-21.
  • Merchant payment and lending service provider BharatPe mentioned it has entered into a strategic partnership with International Cricket Council (ICC). 
  • To promote clean, affordable and reliable energy solutions, Meghalayagovernment and Ladakh union territory have signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) separately with Convergence Energy Services Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd to generate around 65MW of decentralized solar.
  • Rhea Chakraborty topped ‘The Times 50 Most Desirable Women 2020’ Rhea Chakrabortyhas bagged the number 1 spot on Times Most Desirable Women 2020 list.
  • Indian Navy will receive the first set of three of the 24 MH-60 ‘Romeo’ multirole helicopters from the US in July 2022.
  • On June 06, 2021, Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’  approved the release of Performance Grading Index (PGI) 2019-20 for States and Union Territories.
  • The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed Oman as the host country for the inaugural FIH Hockey 5s World Cups (Men and Women

Daily CA On June 10 :

  • The mottoof ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan‘ is ‘Make in India’ and ‘Make for the World‘, Defence Minister  mentioned, adding that the campaign envisages the defence sector to play a major role in India’s economic growth and focuses on manufacturing cost-effective quality products for India and for the world.
  • Former Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh became the country’s sixth democratically elected president, further consolidating the power of the ruling Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) with a landslide victory.
  • Malian transitional president Assimi Goita meets with Choguel Kokalla Maiga after Goita’s swearing in ceremony in Bamako, Mali.
  • Aucklandin New Zealand has been named the world’s most liveable city, in an annual ranking that has been shifted by the corona virus pandemic.
  • El Salvador will adopt Bitcoin as a legal tender in the country, becoming the first in the world to formally embrace the volatile cryptocurrency.
  • ‘Project Mumbai’ delivers free food to more than 55 lakh people in last 6 months under ‘Khana Chahiye’ programme
  • The Gujarat government announced a complete waiver of property tax for cinema houses, multiplexes and gyms from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022 in view of the pandemic.
  • Rajasthan has launched Chief Minister Anuprati Coaching Scheme to help underprivileged students prepare for entrance examinations to civil services and professional courses, with an aim to give them equal opportunity.
  • Punjab became 1st state to roll out NFC-based “eIDs”.  Punjab Government has also initiated the usage of eIDs equipped with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology for their officers/employees through one of its prominent entities viz.Punjab Mandi Board.
  • The World Bank projected India’s economy to grow at 8.3 per cent in 2021 and 7.5 per cent in 2022, even as its recovery is being hampered by an unprecedented second wave of the COVID-19, the largest outbreak in the world since the beginning of the deadly pandemic.
  • Indian Bank has partnered with the leading wealth-tech company Fisdom to offer a comprehensive suite of wealth management products and services to the bank’s ten crore customers.
  • Tanla Platforms rose 2.39% to Rs 840 after the company said its subsidiary Karix Mobile has deployed a conversational banking solution, WhatsApp Business, for Axis Bank. Karix Mobile is India’s largest CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service) provider.
  • R Kishore Kumar, a former veteran in Vedanta Resources, will re-join the group to head Sterlite Copper as the President even as the current CEO Pankaj Kumar quit the company citing personal reasons.
  • Investment Advisors, ECube an Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) platform announced the appointment of Ms Richa Arora as Managing Partner and CEO of its ESG Stewardship Services Business. 
  • The appointments committee of the cabinet approved the extension of M R Kumar as the chairman of state-owned insurance behemoth Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).
  • The UN Security Council recommended Secretary General Antonio Guterresfor a second five-year term as chief of the world organization beginning January 1, 2022.
  • On June 07, 2021, The Income Tax Department launched a new e-filing portal.
  • The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad has developed nano-fibre based controlled-release oral tablets of Amphotericin B (AmB) to treat fungal infections arising out of COVID-19.
  • On June 02, 2021, in the top 100 list of Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2021 Released.
  • Film producer Ronnie Screwvala authored a book titled skill it , kill it. The Book published by Penguin Random House in July 2021.
  • Digital payments startup BharatPe announced it has inked a three-year long deal to become an official partner with International Cricket Council (ICC).
  • The latest International Hockey Federation world rankings 2021, In Hockey, Indian men’s team maintained their fourth position while women’s team held ninth position.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here