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- World Giving Index 2021 report says that India is 14th most charitable country in the world.
World Giving Index 2021 was Released by the Charities Aid Foundation’s (CAF).
According to the report, 61 percentage of Indians helped strangers and 34 percentage people volunteered and 36 percentage people donated money.
- Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India and Ministry of Civil Aviation signs MoU for development of Sea Plane Services in India.
This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be aiming for the development of new water aerodromes and also operationalization of new seaplane routes in India.
- Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery is going to come into force from Today 16th June 2021 in india.
Government has launched mandatory hallmarking of gold with the aim of ensuring consumers do not get cheated while buying ornaments. Mandatory hallmarking will protect public against lower caratage and it will ensure consumers get purity as marked on jewellery.
Jewellers with annual turnover upto Rs. 40 lakhs and the Watches, fountain pens and special types of jewellery viz. Kundan, Polki and Jadau will be exempted from Hall Marking.
The Government give excuses to the stakeholders from penalties till August.
- Department of Food and Public Distribution Secretary E-launched “Nafed Fortified Rice Bran Oil” scheme from the initiative of Aatmnirbhar Bharat initiative.
This scheme Moves india to help reduce the country’s consumption dependence on imported edible oil and Healthy Living of the people.
This will provide opportunities for Indian edible oil manufacturers.
- Central government allocates Rs.3,691 Crore to Tamil Nadu for implementing Jal Jeevan Mission.
From the Jal Jeevan Mission make provision of tap water supply to every home.
In Tamil Nadu, out of a total of 1.26 Crore households, 40.36lakh households (31.80%) have been provided with tap water connections. On 15th August 2019, at the time of launch of Jal Jeevan Mission, only 21.65 lakh (17.06%) households had tap water supply. In 22 months,18.70 lakh(14.74%) households in the State have been provided tap water connections.
- Improved method of imaging objects through fog technique was developed by the Researchers.
Researchers from Raman Research Institute (RRI), Space Applications Centre, Shiv Nadar University in Gautam Buddha Nagar and combines with Université Rennes & Université Paris-Saclay of France has developed the module for this sytem.
With this technique, imaging of objects during foggy weather may now be clearer, as this method can improve images captured on foggy days.
This technique involves modulation of light source and demodulation at observer’s end.
- Government of Rajasthan will set up a Vedic Education and Sanskar Board to revive the knowledge of ancient Sanskrit scriptures.
To connect the learnings of the Vedas with science and yoga government implemented this new method of learning prospects.
The State, at present, has about 20 residential Vedic schools, including ‘Gurukuls’ (seminaries) adhering to the ancient teacher-disciple tradition, which are run by a trust, but they do not follow any regulated curriculum for imparting education.
- External Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar inaugurated a renovated Mahatma Gandhi Library at Nairobi [Kenya].
This library established the India’s association with University of Nairobi.
And it also reminds us of the Kenyans with Indian heritage, who have contributed so much to this university’s growth and success.
- World’s First Wooden Satellite will be launched by the New Zealand.
European Space Agency (ESA) will launch world’s first wooden satellite called WISA Woodsat in Earth’s orbit by the end 2021.
- 31st formal meeting of heads of government of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) was held on June 14, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium.
Topics of discussion include NATO’s role in changing geostrategic environment, emerging technologies, collective defence, climate change and security.
China was declared as a global security challenge by the Nato leaders.
- UN Trade Forum 2021 Towards a green and inclusive recovery meet was conducted through video conferencing on 14-15 june.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal Participated in the conference and explaing the India’s per-capital carbon dioxide emission is lowest amongst big economies.
India has an ambitious renewable energy target of 450 Gigawatts by 2030. It shows India’s commitment towards United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals.
- As per the report of SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute) China, India and Pakistan expanding their nuclear arsenals.
According to the year book, India possessed an estimated 156 nuclear warheads at the start of 2021 compared to 150 at the start of last year, while Pakistan had 165 warheads, up from 160 in 2020.
China’s nuclear arsenal consisted of 350 warheads up from 320 at the start of 2020.
- Historic free trade agreement was signed between the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.
The agreement will make it cheaper for the UK to sell its cars and Scotch whisky Down Under and remove barriers for business.
- Reserve Bank of India on has expanded the scope of Bharat Bill Payment System.
Scope of BBPS has been expanded by adding ‘mobile prepaid recharges’ as a biller category. This move will help millions of prepaid phone subscribers across India.
- RBI bans DHFL from taking deposits under Piramal Group management.
The Reserve Bank has revoked the deposit-taking status of Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL), the first financial services.
- Financial wealth in India grew 11 percent to USD 3.4 trillion in 2020 .
As per the world consultancy report, India’s financial wealth grew 11 percent to USD 3.4 trillion.
- RBI’s new proposal to lift interest rate cap on microfinance institutions (MFIs).
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) proposed to lift the interest rate cap on microfinance institutions (MFIs).
According to the report a new regulatory framework will be set up. Under this, it has also been recommended that there should be no pre-payment penalty, no requirement of collateral, and greater flexibility of repayment frequency for all microfinance loans.
- Bihar exported the first commercial consignment of GI certified Jardalu mangoes from Bhagalpur to the United Kingdom.
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, (APEDA) in collaboration with Bihar government, Indian High Commission & Invest India, exported Jardalu mangoes.
- India’s D. Gukesh won the $15,000 Gelfand Challenge chess title.
world’s second youngest Grandmaster D. Gukesh sensationally won the $15,000 Gelfand Challenge chess title .
- In Nottingham Trophy grass court tennis, India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan entered the second round.
- Portugal skipper Cristiano Ronaldo get the pride of becoming the first player to appear in five European Championships.
Important Days, Events:
- June 15 – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was conducted on june 15 to educates people about the abuses suffered by the elderly population around the world.
Theme of this day is ‘Access to Justice’.
This day was officially recognised by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2011.
- 16 June – Martydom day of guru Arjan Dev.
To privilaged the martyrdom of sikh Guru Arjan Dev every year june 16 was conducted as the Martydom day of guru Arjan Dev.
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