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- Defence minister Rajnath Singh has approved the budgetary support of Rs 498.8 crore to Innovations for Defence Excellence through iDEX – DIO.
This project was launched to boost the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ project and to develop Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO) for the next five years.
The scheme aims to facilitate rapid development of new, indigenised and innovative technologies for the Indian defence and aerospace sector to meet their needs in shorter timelines.
- Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi took part in two sessions of the two summits of G7, and speak about the ‘Building Back Together—Open Societies and Economies’ and ‘Building Back Greener: Climate and Nature’.
Prime Minister’s message of global solidarity and unity, especially between open and democratic societies and economies, in tackling the global challenges of health, climate change and economic recovery was well received by the Leaders at the Summit.
- Government of India started a project ‘Extension of Hospitals’ in various states.
The project aims to provide the large medical infrastructure across the country To plug a major health infrastructure gap in India’s fight against Covid-19, especially in rural areas and smaller towns.
- “PROJECT O2 for INDIA” – a new project of the Office of Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India, is to enable stakeholders working to augment the country’s ability to meet this rise in demand for medical oxygen.
Due to the current demand,manufacturing medical oxygen this project was made by the government.
Under Project O2 for India,a National Consortium of Oxygen is enabling the national level supplyof critical raw materials such as zeolites, setting up of small oxygen plants, manufacturing compressors, final products, i.e.,oxygen plants, concentrators, and ventilators.
- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a policy on declassification of War histories over to the 25 years.
Under this policy, Ministry of Defence (MoD) will archive, declassify, compile and publish war and operations histories.
Declassification will be taken up on case-by-case basis by a committee which will be constituted under the new policy.
As per policy, records should ordinarily be declassified in 25 years.
- Ministry of Ayush launched “Namaste Yoga” mobile app.
This App was released In the event which was organised by Ministry of Ayush in association with Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY).
The aim of the scheme is to create and raising awareness about yoga and make it accessible for larger community.
- Mukesh Sharma IIT Kanpur Professor was Appointed as the Honorary Member of World Health Organisation Global Air Pollution and Health-Technical Advisory Group (GAPH-TAG).
Mukesh Sharma, an air quality expert associated with the civil engineering department at IIT-Kanpur, has melded rigorous research with policy engagement.
- Naftali Bennett is the new Prime Minister of Israel.
Naftali Bennett took oath of the prime minister of Israel at June 13, after his winning in the Israel cabinent.
Bennett was the Former defence minister of israel cabinent.
- G7 leaders have launched a new global infrastructure initiative Build Back Better World (B3W).
This initiative was made upon to to help developing nations, countering China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
- Haj pilgrimage was restricted by the Saudi Arabia government to its own citizens in response to Corona pandemic.
Saudi Arabia has restricted the annual Haj pilgrimage to its own citizens and residents for the second year running in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
- International Energy Agency (IEA) releases report ‘Financing Clean Energy Transitions in Emerging and Developing Economies’.
This special report aims to address the challenge of mobilising investment and finance to support clean energy transitions in the emerging and developing world.
- Ministry of Heavy Industry has announced major amendments in ongoing FAME-II scheme.
Ministry has fixed incentives for India-made electric two-wheelers.
With the recent amendments on price side and subsidies government aims to promote electric two-wheeler usage across India.
- Rebecca Grynspan appointed as the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Rebecca Grynspan was a Costa Rican economist.
She is the first woman and Central American to head UNCTAD. She was nominated as Secretary-General by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
- 44th GST Council Meeting had made the decisions on Exemptions and GST reductions on COVID-related equipment and drugs extended till September.
Finance minister said that GST on another critical drug Remdesivir, used in treatment of COVID patients has been reduced from 12 per cent to five per cent.
- Novak Djokovic won the French open Men’s Singles title.
This was the second Grandslam title for the Novak Djokovic.
Djokovic has also become the first man in the Open era, and third overall, to win all four Majors at least twice.
- Title winners of French open tennis are,
Czech Barbora Krejcikova won the women’s singles title in the french open tennis.
Barbora Krejcikova & Katerina Siniakova who rae belongs to Czech Republic won the Women’s Doubles Title.
Nicolas Mahut & Pierre-Hugues Herbert France players won the Men’s Doubles Title.
Desirae Krawczyk from US & Joe Salisbury from UK won the Mixed Doubles Title.
- Wrestler Vinesh Phogat wins gold in women’s 53 kg freestyle at Poland Ranking Series.
Vinesh Phogat won the women’s 53kg freestyle gold with an 8-0 win over Khrystyna Bereza of Ukraine at the Poland Ranking Series.
- Australian swimmer Kaylee McKeown shatters 100m backstroke world record at Olympic trials.
Events, Important Days, Awards :
- June 13 – International Albinism Awareness Day.
International Albinism Awareness Day was conducted on June 13 with the theme of “Strength Beyond All Odds”.
The first Albino Day was celebrated on May 4, 2006.
The finalization of the International Albinism Awareness Day on UN’s General Assembly in December 18, 2014.
- June 14 – World blood donor Day
World blood donor Day was conducted on June 14 in all over the world.
The day celebrates with the motive of raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood.
World “Blood Donation Day” is one of the eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO).
- Megha Rajagopalan an Indian-origin journalist has won the Pulitzer Prize 2021.
The prize was given to her for the reports on China’s mass detention camps for Uighurs Muslims in Xinjiang Province which was made by her.