Current Affairs 01-06-2021

June 2021 CURRENT AFFAIRS

Current Affairs 01-06-2021

 

1.According to BCCI, the remaining matches of IPL Phase will be held in UAE in September-October 2021.

  1. BCCIBoard of control for cricket in India
  2. Establishment – 1928
  3. HQ – Mumbai
  4. Secretary – Jai Shah
  5. President – Saurav Ganguly
  6. Vice-President – Rajeev Shukla
  7. UAE – United Arab Emirates
  8. Parliament – Federal National Council
  9. Currency – Dinar
  10. President – Khaalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
  11. Prime Minister and Vice-President – Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum

 

2.Salman Rushdie wrote the book “Languages of Truth : Essays 2003-2020”.

Salman Rushdie is an Indian-British novelist and essayist. He has recently come out with new collection of essays in his book “Languages of Truth : Essays 2003 – 2020” published by Random House.

 

3.Volcano erupts in Mount Nyiragonga located in Republic of Congo.

  1. Capital of Republic of Congo – Brazzaville
  2. Currency – Franc
  3. President – Denis Sassou Nguesso
  4. Prime Minister – Anatole Collinet Makosso

 

4.CBSE launched “Young Warrior Movement” to combat covid-19.

  1. CBSE – Central Board of Secondary Education
  2. Establishment – 3 November 1962
  3. Head Office –  Delhi
  4. Chairman – Manoj Ahuja

 

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5.Pooja Rani Boora wins Gold medal at Asian Boxing Championship 2021 held in Dubai.

Pooja Rani is an Indian middleweight boxer. She recently bagged gold medal in 75 kg category by defeating  Mavluda Movlonova.

6.“World No Tobacco Day” was celebrated on 31 May 2021 with the theme “Commit to quit”.

Celebration of this day was started by WHO (World Health Organisation) to spread awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco.

 

7.Recently government of china abolished the 2 child policy and launched 3 child policy.

  1. Capital of China – Beijing
  2. Currency – Renminbi
  3. Parliament – National People’s Congress
  4. President – Xi Jinping
  5. Premier (Prime Minister) – Li Keqiang

 

 8.“Believe What Life and Cricket Taught Me” is the autobiography of Indian cricketer Suresh Raina.

Indian Cricketer Suresh Raina detailed in his book the challenges he faced as a young cricketer, the bullying he had to overcome in school and cricket camps, and the relationships he forged over the years.

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9.Zhang Hong becomes the first blind Asian mountaineer and third in the world to climb Mount Everest.

Height of Mount Everest ( in metres) – 8848.86 m

Different names of Mount Everest

  1. Nepal – Sagarmatha
  2. Tibet – Chomolungma
  3. China – Jhumulangma
  4. Sanskrit – Devagiri

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to climb Mount Everest in 1953.

Bachendri Pal is the first Indian to climb Mount Everest.

 

10.Germany recognized the “Namibian Genocide” and announced 1 billion Euro financial aid.

  1. President of Namibia – Hage Geingob
  2. Vice-presient – Nangolo Mbumba
  3. Prime Minister – Saara Kuugongelwa
  4. Capital – Windhoek
  5. Currency – Dollar

 

11.Prime Minister of India launched YUVA Scheme for mentoring young authors.

YUVA (Young, Upcoming and Versatile Authors) is an Author Mentoring Programme launched by Prime Minister to train young and budding authors (below 30 years) to promote reading, writing and book culture.

 

11.Chelsea wins UEFA Champions League Final by defeating Manchester city.

Chelsea beats Manchester city 1-0 in the final to win UEFA  Champions League 2021.

 

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