Current Affairs 03-06-2021

June 2021 CURRENT AFFAIRS

Current Affairs 03-06-2021

 

1.Nitin Rakesh & Jerry Wind won “International Business Book of the year Award 2021” for the book “Transformation in Times of Crisis”.

This book was first published by Notion Press in November 2020. It is now available on Amazon and e-commerce websites.

 

2. B Shyam is appointed as the Ambassador of India to Republic of Iceland.

  1. Capital of Iceland – Reykjavík
  2. Parliament – Althing
  3. Currency –  Icelandic Krone

 

 3.K Majumdar is appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Canara Bank.

  1. Establishment of Canara Bank – 1 July 1906
  2. Head Office –  Bengaluru
  3. Chairman  – T. N. Manoharan
  4. MD & CEO  – Lingam Venkat Prabhakar 

 

Current Affairs 03-06-2021

 

4.NATO is conducting the Steadfast Defender 21 War Games military exercise.

  1. NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
  2. HQ – Brussels, Belgium
  3. Establishment –  4 April 1949
  4. Chairman of  NATO Military Committee –  Air Chief Marshal Stuart Peach.

 

5.WHO named Indian COVID-19 variants as “Kappa” and “Delta”.

World Health Organisation has named COVID-19 variants B.1.617.1 as Kappa and B.1.617.2 as Delta. Both variants were found in India.

 

6.Jagjit Pavadia becomes Present of INCB.

  1. INCB International Narcotics Control Board
  2. Establishment – 1968
  3. HQ – Vienna , Austria

Current Affairs 03-06-2021

 

7.Narendra Singh Tomar (Agriculture Minister) has launched Horticulture Cluster Development Programme.

Narendra Singh Tomar  virtually launched the Horticulture Cluster Development Programme . In a pilot phase, the programme will be implemented in 12 horticulture clusters out of total 53 clusters selected for the programme.

 

8.UN has declared the threat of famine in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.

The UN’s World Food Program has announced requirement of emergency food assistance in the conflict-hit region of northern Ethiopia after 7 months of fighting.

 

9.The Christmas Pig is written by JK Rowling.

J.K Rowling is a British author, philanthropist, film producer and screenwriter. She is best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.

 

10.Adar Poonawalla is appointed as chairman of Magma Fincorp.

  1. Establishment of Magma Fincorp – 1988
  2. HQ – Kolkata
  3. New name – Poonawalla Finance

 

Current Affairs 03-06-2021

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