11 to 20 June 2021 Current Affairs

Government has released the guidelines for the COVID-19 Management in ________

Children


Which state government has given approval to setting up of COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing unit at the Life Science Park?

Kerala


Which country has become the first country in the world to grant “Bitcoin” as a legal tender?

El Salvador


Which edition of India-Thailand Coordinate Patrol (India-Thai CORPAT) has been started recently?

31st


How many Indian Institutes have secured rank in top 200 of QS World University Ranking 2020?

Three


Recently, news species of ‘Monal’ birds together sighted in which state?

Arunachal Pradesh


Which city has topped “Global Liveability Ranking 2021”?

Auckland


Which Union Minister has launched an “e-book” for 20 medicinal plant for COVID care?

Kiren Rijiju


Recently, which country has successfully launched the “Fengyun-4B” satellite?

China


Recently, Indian Sportsperson “Dingko Singh” passed away. He was associated with which sports?

Boxing


Who has topped Times Most Desirable Women 2020 list?

Rhea Chakraborthy


Which cricketer has launched a learning portal for Cricket coaching named “CRICURU”?

Virender Sehwag


India has secured which rank in Knight Frank’s Global House Price Index 2021?

55th


Which national park has become the 7th National park of assam?

tg Patkai National Park


US President Joe Bidden is going for first official trip to which continent?

Europe


India’s first International Maritime cluster will be set up at which city GIFT City RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs6 crore on which bank?

PNB Bank & Bank of India


World Accreditation day (WAD) is celebrated every year on which date?

9th June


India has been elected as a member of _____ from 2022 to 2024?

ECOSOC


Who won the PEN Pinter Prize 2021?

Tsitsi Dangarembga


What is India’s rank in the “Coursera’s Global Skills Report 2021”?

67th


The report “Fast Tracking Freight in India: A Roadmap for Clean and Cost-effective Goods Transport” was released by –

NITI Aayog


Which Union Minister has launched the Central Athlete Injury Management System(CAIMS)?

Kiren Rijiju


Who has been honoured with the “Asia Pacific Productivity Champion 2020“?

Rupinder Singh Sodhi


Who became the 1st Indian to Qualify for the Paralympic games in Taekwondo?

Aruna Tanwar


Central government allocates how much amount for Waste Management under Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G) Phase 2?

Rs 40,700 crore


What is the theme of “2021 World Day Against Child Labour“?

Act Now, End Child Labour


Which city has conducted pediatric survey for identifying vulnerable children ahead of the 3rd wave of COVID-19?

Ahmadabad


RBI has allowed the banks to charge how much amount for ATM transactions after crossing the limit?

Rs 21


Famous Neurologist Dr. Ashok Panagariya has passed away. He was honored with which award?

Padma Shree


Noted Environmentalist Radha Mohan passed away. He is the founder of which social organization?

Sambhav


A new plant species of coffee “Argostemma Quarentena” has been found in which state?

Kerala


Who has been re-appointed as the MD & CEO of Bandhan Bank?

Chandra Shekhar Ghosh


Which institute has established the Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH)?

IIT Bombay


Who has inaugurated the renovated Hardayal Municipal Heritage Public Library in Chandni Chowk, Delhi?

Dr. Harsh Vardhan


Which country has passed a new law banning defamatory remarks against the military?

China


Which International organization has conducted “Operation Pangea XIV” recently?

Interpol


We have observed “World Day Against Child Labour” on which date?

12 June


Which bank has launched “kavach” personal  loans for COVID-stressed customers?

SBI


Who has become the Brand Ambassador of “MyLab Discovery Solutions”?

Akshay Kumar


Which Ministry has launched the “PRABANDH” portal?

Minister of Education


Who has become the first Muslim Federal Judge in US?

Zahid Quraishi


Who has been appointed as the new CEO of Ferrari?

Benedetto Vigna
Benedetto Vigna replaces earlier CEO, Louis Camilleri who has retired 6 months ago due to some personal reasons. Benedetto Vigna earlier was president of the executive committee of Analog, a semiconductor manufacturing company in Switzerland.


Recently, Which IIT Professor has been appointed honorary member of “WHO Global Air Pollution and Health-Technical Advisory Group“?

Mukesh Sharma
Professor Sharma belongs to the Civil Engineering Department of IIT Kanpur, he is also a well-known air-quality expert.
Some Details about WHO Global Air Pollution and Health Technical Advisory Group – There will be 20 experts in this group, and these people collectively will provide advice to WHO about Air Pollution/Health.


Which state government has recently launched “Pran Vayu Devta Pension Scheme”?

Haryana
Some details about Pran Vayu Devta Pension Scheme
What’s Pran Vayu Devta Pension Scheme? – This is an initiative by the Government of Haryana to honor trees that are of age 75 or more. Under this scheme, State Government will provide Rs. 2,500 per tree to local authorities for taking care of these trees in their area.


China-Sri Lanka Friendship Hospital has been inaugurated in which town of Sri Lanka?

Polonnaruwa


Who has been appointed as the new President of the International Swimming Federation recently?

Hussein Al Musallam


Ghana Planted how many trees in a single day to combat deforestation?

5 million trees


RBI Deputy Governor Mahesh Kumar Jain’a tenure has been extended for how many years?

Two Years
Mahesh Kumar Jain’s tenure was supposed to end on 21 June 2021. But now the Government of India has extended his tenure for two more years.


Which city will host “Indian Grand Prix 4” 2021?

Patiala


Which country’s former Prime Minister “Khurelsukh” has won the presidential election?

Mongolia


Which Indian-Origin Journalist won the Pulitzer Prize for Exposing China’s Detention Camps for Muslims?

Megha Rajagopalan


Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar has launched “My Safe Pune” App. Its is associated with what?

Police Patrolling
Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Friday inaugurated the “My Safe Pune” app, an initiative by Pune city police to ensure effective patrolling by beat marshals and offer a quick response to people during an incident of crime.


Who has won “French Open Women Singles Title 2021”?

Barbora Krejcikova



Government of India has allocated how much amount to Uttar Pradesh under “Jal Jeevan Mission“?

Rs. 10,870 crore


A New book titled “Home in the World” was authored by-

Amartya Sen


As per Chainalysis report, What is India’s rank in the Bitcoin Investment Gain in 2020?

18th


Which Ministry has launched the “Namaste Yoga” Mobile App?

AYUSH Ministry


Who is appointed as the 1st Female chairperson of the Football Association(FA)?

Debbie Hewitt
It’s been 157 years since, Football Association(FA) was created and now Debbie Hewitt will become first women to be its chairperson.


A week-long Indian Mango Promotion Programme began in which country?

Bahrain


RBI approved the re-appointment of Girish Chandra Chaturvedi as the part-time Chairman of which bank?

ICICI Bank


Which environmentalist has been appointed to an International Advisory Group for Climate Action?

Sunita Narain


Which Bollywood actor is launching a scholarship for free IAS exam coaching?

Sonu Sood


The UN General Assembly has approved a declaration to end AIDS by which year?

2030


Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has released Rs 7,622 crore to the state/UT under which scheme?

Samagra Shiksha Yojana
Samagra Shiksha Yojana’s main objectives are Quality education for students, Bridging social and gender gaps in School Education, Ensuring equity and inclusion at all levels of school education, Ensuring minimum standards in schooling provisions.

Main Features of Samagra Shiksha Yojana
Holistic Approach to Education
Administrative Reforms
Enhanced Funding For Education
Focus on Quality of Education
Focus on Digital Education

Who has won the “Best Actor” award at the 2021 UK Asian Film Festival?

Tilotma Shome
She won this award for her film – Raahgir: The Wayfarers which was released in 2019


The Head of the World’s Largest Family, has passed away. His name is

Ziona Chana


Which bank has launched the “GharGhar Ration” Program for its customers?

IDFC First Bank


Which Space Agency will launch the “EnVision” Mission to Venus in 2030?

European Space Agency(ESA)


India has tied with which nation as the 4th Largest Forex Reserves Holder in the World?

Russia


Who has been appointed as the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)?

Rebecca Grynspan


What is the theme of International Albinism Awareness Day 2021?

This day is marked to raise and create awareness among people about albinism and the human rights of people with albinism. The theme of the day this year is #StrengthBeyondAllOdds.


What is the theme of World Blood Donor Day 2021?

Give blood and keep the world beating


Who has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Mylab Discovery Solution?

Akshay Kumar


Who will build the World’s Longest subsea cable “Firmina“?

Google
This cable will run from the East Coast of USA to Las Toninas, Argentina and also will have additional landings in Praia Grande, Brazil and Punta del Este, Uruguay.


Which state government will launch the “Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan” to spread awareness about the Covid pandemic?

Madhya Pradesh


Who has been elected as the 6th President of Mongolia?

Ukhnaa Khurelsukh


Naftali Bennet has been elected as the Prime Minister of which country?

Israel


Which company has bought the game studio Bigbox VR?

Facebook


Recently, How many new Cricketers have been inducted by the ICC into the ICC Hall of Fame?

Ten


Recently, How many countries have been elected to the United Nations General Assembly for a two-year term?

Five


According to Government of India, How many hectare land has been added to forest area?

30 Lakh Hectare


The book “Home in the World” is in the news. Who is the author of this book?

Amartya Sen


Recently, “Lovlin Borgohain” became the first woman from which state to qualify for the Olympics?

Assam


Who has launched an initiative “SAMBHAVAM” for students?

Sonu Sood


Foundation of “Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple” has been started in which UT?

J&K


Recently, the Education Ministry has allocated how much amount to states/UTs under “Samagra Shiksha Scheme“?

Rs. 7622 crore



Which state government will present its own version of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Awards from next year?

Assam


Who has launched the Central Athlete Injury Management System (CAIMS)?

Kiren Rijiju


Mythological theme park is going to be set up in which UT?

J&K


Which state government has launched “Vedic Siksha & Sanskar Board”?

Rajasthan


Which state government has approved the recruitment of Transgender in Police?

Odisha


We have observed “World Blood Donor Day” on which date?

14 June


“Henri Marie Dondra” has become the Prime Minister of which country?

Central African Republic


Which country has launched its first indigenously made covid vaccine?

Iran


Which Indian Cricketer has been inducted into the “ICC Hall of Fame 2021”?

Vinoo Mankad


Which team has toppled India to become the No.1 Test Team in the World?

New Zealand


What is India’s rank in the General Home Price Index 2021?

55th


Which bank has topped among the PSU banks in terms of deposit growth and loans sanctioned in FY21?

Bank of Maharashtra


Which cricketer has released his autobiography “Believe – What Life and Cricket Taught Me”?

Suresh Raina


The Andhra Pradesh government will establish a state museum in which city?

Visakhapatnam


Under the Jal Jeevan Mission, the Central government has allocated Rs 3,183 crore for which state?

Andhra Pradesh


Which IIT has developed the 1st electrical free CPAP device “Jeevan Vayu”?

IIT Ropar


Australian swimmer Kylie McCain set a new record in how many meters backstroke?

100 Meters


What is the theme of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021?

Access to Justice


Which state signed an MoU with NHPC for implementing the 130.1 MW Dagmara Hydroelectric Power Project?

Bihar


Who has become the new Prime Minister of Israel?

Naftali Bennett


Which state has collaborated with Doordarshan for broadcasting online classes for students of Class 1 to 12?

Jharkhand


Recently, S. Jaishankar has inaugurated Mahatma Gandhi Library in which city?

Nairobi


Which Two countries has signed “Free Trade Agreement (FTA)” recently?

UK & Australia
Free Trade Agreement between UK & Australia will allow no taxed flow of goods/services between these two countries.


Which platform has lost immunity in India has failed to appoint statutory officers as required by the new IT rules of the government?

Twitter


We have observed “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day” on which date?

15 June


We have observed “International Family Day of Remittance” on which date?

16 June


Who has addressed UN “High-Level dialogue on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought” 2021?

Narendra Modi


Recently, A Book “Believe – What Life and Cricket Taught Me” is in the news. It is an autobiography of whom?

Suresh Raina


Who has been appointed chairperson of Grievance Redressal body for OTT platform by Internet?

Arjan Kumar Sikri


Who has won “Gelfand Challenge Chess Title” 2021?

D Gukesh


What is the theme of the 47th G7 summit 2021?

Building Back Better


Which state government has launched a programme “Revv Up‘?

Telangana


NOVAX COVID-19 vaccine has shown how much overall efficacy in Phase 3 trials?

90 percent


Which organization has released a handbook “Estimating the Burden of Foodborne Disease: A Practical Handbook for countries”?

WHO


Ambuja Cement Foundation joins hands with which Indian regulatory body for the implementation of its “Employability through Skill Initiative (ESIP) Phase II”?

NABARD


Which country will send the World’s 1st Wooden Satellite into the space?

Finland


Who will be the new Chairman of Microsoft?


Which bank will be providing a $484 million loan for Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor?


ADB

Who has approved “Deep Ocean Mission” to tap vast marine living and no-living resources?


PM Narendra Modi

2021 NATO Summit was held at _______.


Brussels

Which new variant of COVID-19 has been recently found in 29 countries?


Lamba

Which Indian female wrestler has clinched the Gold Medal at the Poland Open?


Vineesh Phogat

Which project has been launched by the Government of India for meeting Medical Oxygen Demand?


Project O2 for India

Which Indian has been appointed as an honorary member of WHO’s Technical Advisory Group?


Mukesh Sharma

Which ocean has been named as the World’s 5th Largest Ocean by National Geographic Magazine?


Southern Ocean

“Operation Olive” is being conducted by the Indian Coast Guard for conserving _______.


Olive Ridley Turtles

Which country will become the 1st Mask-Free Country in the World during the pandemic?


Israel

What is the theme of “Desertification and Drought Day 2021“?


Restoration, Land and Recovery. We build back better with healthy land

China has recently sent how many astronauts to its new space station?


3 Astronauts

Indian Bank has joined hands with which healthcare platform for launching “Employees” Wellness Package?


Practo

Who has been elected as the Speaker of Puducherry Assembly?


Embalam Selvam

Defence Ministry has allocated how much amount for iDEX-DIO (Innovations for  Defence Excellence – Defence Innovation Organisation)?


Rs. 498.8 crore

Statue of “Colonel B Santosh Babu” has been inaugurated in which state & district?


Telangana

Recently, Who has launched “Sankalp se Siddhi-Missio Van Dhan“?


Arjun Munda

Which state government is to distribute 50 lakh medicine kit free of cost?


Uttar Pradesh

Which Ministry has launched “Aadi Prashikshan Portal“?


Ministry of Tribal Affairs

What is India’s rank in the “World Competitive Index 2021“?

43rd


Which Union Minister has launched a “Customized Crash Course program” for COVID-19 Frontline Workers?

PM Narendra Modi


Adi Prashikshan” portal was launched by which ministry?

Ministry of Tribal Affairs


Which organisation has released a new report titled “Children and Digital Dumpsites”?

WHO


Which Indian has been recognised as a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Pioneer of the Year by UN Global Compact (UNGC)?

Sumant Sinha


Central government has decided to form how many Companies instead of “Ordinance Manufacturing Board”?

7 Companies


What is the theme of “Austistic Pride Day 2021”?

Inclusion in the Workplace


Which Bollywood actor has recently donated Rs1 crore to build a school in Jammu & Kashmir?

Akshay Kumar


Who has made “Drone Survey Mandatory” for all National Highways Project?

National Highway Authority of India


BCCI has lifted the life ban imposed on which cricketer?

Ankeet Chavan


Kenneth Kaunda has passed away. He was the 1st President of which nation?

Zambia


Which state has re-launched the Krishak Bandhu Scheme?

West Bengal


Who has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of PUMA Motorsport in India?

Yuvraj Singh


36-year-old Saba Sakr has become the 1st female boxing coach of which country?

Egypt


Home Ministry has launched which National helpline no. to prevent cyber fraud?

155260


Recently, Government of India has launched which initiative to increase the supply of medical oxygen?

Project O2 for India


31st edition of NATO summit has been organized in which country?

Belgium


Which country has topped “Global Peace Index 2021”?

Iceland


Which Union Ministry has inaugurated 14 Cross Disability Early Intervention Centres across the country?

Thawar Chand Gehlot


India funds in Swiss banks raised to how much in 2020?

Rs 20,700 crore


Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has predicted how much GDP growth of India for 2022?

9.5%


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