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Very important Group c ukssc uttarakhand general knowledge facts related uttarakhand exam tyaari for government exam govt. exam

 

CURRENT AFFAIRS (JUNE, 2021) 

  • One of the world’s leading public intellectuals of our time, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has penned his memoir Home in the World’. In ‘Home in the World’, Sen shares details from his life and explores the idea of ‘home’.

 

  • Nirmal Kaur, former Indian women volleyball team captain and wife of sprint legend Milkha Singh, died at a Mohali hospital due to COVID-19 related complications. She was 85.

 

  • Tamil Nadu has announced implementation of an operating mechanism for functioning of single window portals as part of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB), and in accordance with the requirements of Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, a single window portal (www.tnswp.com) (portal) has been functional in the State.
    • ▪️Tamil Nadu :- ➨ CM – M K Stalin ➨Governor – Banwarilal Purohit ➨Sathyamangalam tiger reserve (STR) ➨Kalakkad Mundanthurai tiger reserve (KMTR)

 

  •  As per Coursera’s Global Skills Report 2021, overall, India ranks 67th globally. ➨India ranks 55 in business, at 66 in both technology and data science. In Asia, India is placed at 16, ahead of countries such as the Philippines and Thailand, however below others like Singapore and Japan.

 

  • Novak Djokovic won his 19th Grand Slam title after coming back from 2 sets down against 5th seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the French Open 2021 men’s singles final at Roland Garros in Paris.
    • ➨Djokovic clinched glory after downing the spirited Grand Slam final debutant 6-7 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.

 

  • India’s Mirabai Chanu, the 2017 world champion in weightlifting, has qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games in women’s 49 kg category. The 26-year-old from Manipur has qualified on the basis of her world ranking points.
    • ▪️International Weightlifting Federation :- ➨ It is headquartered in Budapest , Hungary. ➨ It is the international governing body for the sport of Olympic weightlifting.

  

  • Exceeding all expectations, D. Gukesh sensationally won the $15,000 Gelfand Challenge chess title and with it, a ‘wild card’ for the elite Meltwaters Champions Chess Tour.
    • ➨Gukesh, 15, won all four rounds, including the key battle against Praggnanandhaa, and emerged on top after a series of favourable results from the games involving other title-contenders.

 

  •   A professor from IIT Roorkee, Prof. Shailesh Ganpule, has received the ‘NSG Counter-IED & Counter-Terrorism Innovator Award 2021’ for his design of a blast-resistant helmet.

 

  • The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) named former supreme court justice Arjan Kumar Sikri as chairman of the Grievance Redressal Board (GRB), formed as a part of the Digital Publisher Content Grievances Council (DPCGC) backed by 14 video streaming players including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and MX Player.

 

  • Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy laid the foundation stone and performed the Bhoomi Pujan ceremony for Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple at Majeen in the outskirts of Jammu. ▪️Jammu and Kashmir :- ➨L. Governor of J&K – Manoj Sinha ➨Dachigam National Park ➨Salim Ali National Park ➨Rajparian Wildlife Sanctuary ➨Hirapora Wildlife Sanctuary ➨Gulmarg Wildlife Sanctuary 
  • The Assam government has instituted a series of annual awards similar to the Bharat Ratna and Padma awards entailing a slew of benefits for the awardees. ➨While the Asom Ratna would be presented to one person who has made a significant contribution to society, the Asom Bibhushan would be presented to three, the Asom Bhushan to two and the Asom Shree to 10 persons every year. ▪️Assam CM – Himanta Biswa Sarma ➨Assam – Bihu Festival ➨Governor – Jagdish Mukhi ➨Nameri National Park ➨Manas National Park ➨Dibru Saikhowa National Park ➨Kaziranga National Park

 

  • India’s rank has dropped by two places to 117 from last year’s 115 on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted as a part of the 2030 agenda by 193 United Nations member states in 2015. 

 

  •  Leh in Union Territory of Ladakh is the only place where one can see double hump camels in India. This species of camel known as Bactrian Camel is the only living remnant of India’s connection with famous silk route and Ladakh as the link of this ancient trade route. ➨Hemis National Park is a high altitude national park in Ladakh. ➨Ladakh (UT) – Shri Radha Krishna Mathur (Lieutenant Governor) ➨Jammu and Kashmir (UT) – Shri Manoj Sinha (Lieutenant Governor)

 

  •  The Central Government has re-appointed Shri Mahesh Kumar Jain as Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India for a period of two years with effect from June 22, 2021, or until further orders, whichever is earlier, upon completion of his existing term on June 21, 2021. ➨Jain was first appointed as the deputy governor of RBI in June 2018 for a period of three years. ◾️Reserve Bank of India:- ➨Headquarters:- Mumbai, Maharashtra,  ➨Established:- 1 April 1935, 1934 Act. ➨ First Governor – Sir Osborne Smith ➨ First Indian Governor – Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh ➨Present Governor:- Shaktikanta Das

 

  • Himachal Pradesh :– CM :- Jai Ram Thakur Governor :- Bandaru Dattatreya ➨Kinnaura tribe , Lahaule Tribe, Gaddi Tribe and Gujjar Tribe ➨Sankat Mochan Temple. ➨Tara Devi Temple ➨Great Himalayan National Park ➨Pin Valley National Park ➨Simbalbara National Park ➨Inderkilla National Park 

 

 
  • Madhya Pradesh is at the first position in the Anemia Mukt Bharat Index 2020-21 with a score of 64.1 followed by Odisha with a score of 59.3. ➨Himachal Pradesh has climbed to the third spot in the Anemia Mukt Bharat Index 2020-21 national ranking with a score of 57.1. ▪️Madhya Pradesh ➨CM – Shivraj Singh Chouhan ➨Governor – Anandiben Patel ➨Bhimbetka Caves ➨Buddhist Monument at Sanchi ➨Khajuraho Temple 
     

 

  •  Water Burial has won the best film award on environment conservation at the 67th National Films Awards 2021.
    • ➨Inspired by the popular Assamese novel Saba Kota Manuh, which is written by Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi, Water Burial is in Monpa dialect and has an intriguing storyline around a dark ritual of a local tribe in Arunachal Pradesh. ◾️Arunachal Pradesh :-
    • CM – Pema Khandu ➨Deputy Chief Minister – Chowna Mein ➨Governor :- B. D. Mishra ➨Namdapha Tiger Reserve 🐅
    • ➨ Kamlang Tiger Reserve 🐅
    • ➨Mouling National Park

 

 
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin recently revamped the state development policy committee and appointed 10 new members including Narthaki Nataraj, who identifies as a transgender and industrialist Mallika Srinivasan part-time members. ➨Nataraj was the first transwoman to have been honoured witn Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilan award in 2019, for he contribution in the field of Bharatanatyam. ➨The Tamil Nadu government has adjudged Nataraj with the prestigious Kalaimamani award in 2007. ▪️Tamil Nadu :- ➨ CM – M K Stalin ➨Governor – Banwarilal Purohit ➨Sathyamangalam tiger reserve (STR) ➨Kalakkad Mundanthurai tiger reserve (KMTR) 

 

 
  • Odisha Tourism evelopment Corporation (OTDC) launched its ‘Pitha on Wheels’ initiative on Sunday to provide ‘pithas’ to people in the city amid the Covid-19 guidelines.
    • Odisha CM – Naveen Patnaik ➨ Governor – Ganeshi Lal ➨ Similipal Tiger Reserve
      ➨ Satkosia Tiger Reserve ➨ Bhitarkanika Mangroves ➨ Nalabana Bird Sanctuary

 

  •   Retired IAS officer Anup Chandra Pandey took charge as Election Commissioner.➨Mr. Pandey, a 1984 batch IAS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, joins Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sushil Chandra and Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar to complete the three-member commission. He retired as Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh in 2019. ➨First Chief Election Commissioner of India – Sukumar Sen ➨ Present Chief Election Commissioner of India – Sushil Chandra (24th) ➨ Recently Former Chief Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora (23rd) released a book titled ‘Electoral Reforms in India’ authored by Dr. Komal Jain.

 

  •  The National Human Rights Commission has issued an advisory to the Centre, States and Union territories to ensure protection of human rights of all Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs). ▪️National Human Rights Commission :- 👉The National Human Rights Commission of India is a Statutory public body constituted on 12 October 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Ordinance of 28 September 1993. Headquarters: New Delhi First executive: Ranganath Misra Preceding executive: K. G. Balakrishnan

 

  •  Central and state governments collected ₹1.03 trillion in Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue in May 2021.👉 May revenue collection is about 27% lower than that in April but is 65% more than what was collected in the same month in 2020. ▪️Goods and Services Tax (GST) :-👉 GST has been implemented under Article 279 of the Indian constitution. 👉Based on the Canadian model. 👉Vijay Kelkar Committee. 👉First state in India – Assam 👉GST in India was implemented on July 1, 2017. 👉First implemented in France. 👉 GST has been implemented by the 101st Constitution Amendment Act, 2016.

 

 

  •  Rajasthan has launched Chief Minister Anuprati Coaching Scheme to help underprivileged students prepare for entrance examinations to civil services and professional courses, with an aim to give them equal opportunity, said a circular issued by the state finance department. ▪️ Rajasthan:- CM – Ashok Gehlot Governor – Kalraj Mishra 👉Amber Palace 👉Hawa Mahal 👉Ranthambore National Park 👉City Palace 👉Keoladeo Ghana National Park 👉Sariska National Park. 👉 Kumbhalgarh Fort

 

 

  •  Gujarat’s four public-owned electricity distribution companies have signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 3,979 small-scale distributed solar projects with aggregate capacity of 2,500 MW. ▪️Gujarat:- 👉 CM :- Vijay Ramniklal Rupani 👉Governor :- Acharya Devvrat 👉Nageshwar Temple 👉Somnath Temple

 

 

  •  The Indian Air Force will see a number of changes at the top as Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari has been appointed as the next Vice Chief of Air Staff in the Air headquarters. ➟Air Marshal Ballabha Radha Krishna would be succeeding Chaudhari at the Western Command in Delhi while Air Marshal RJ Duckworth would be taking charge of the Central Air Command in Prayagraj. ▪️Indian Air Force:-●Founded – 8 October 1932 ●Headquarters – New Delhi ●Commander-in-Chief – President Ram Nath Kovind ●Chief of the Air Staff – Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

 

 

  •  World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year to remind people about the importance of nature. It is celebrated across the globe to tell people that nature should not be taken for granted and must be respected for its values. ➟The theme for World Environment Day 2021 is ‘Ecosystem Restoration’ and Pakistan will be the global host for the big day. This day will also see the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. In 2020, the theme was ‘Celebrate Biodiversity’.

 

 

  •  The Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently directed the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) and other authorities to implement the Vishwamitri River Action Plan, including preparation for demarcation, plantation and maintaining the integrity of the river. ➟The National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 is an Act of the Parliament of India which enables the creation of a special tribunal to handle the expeditious disposal of the cases pertaining to environmental issues. Committee report- 24 November 2009 Enacted by – Parliament of India Enacted – 5 May 2010 Bill published on – 31 July 2009 ▪️Gujarat:- ● CM :- Vijay Ramniklal Rupani ●Governor :- Acharya Devvrat ●Nageshwar Temple ●Somnath Temple
 
 
  • Indian Navy’s hydrographic survey ship Sandhayak was decommissioned at the naval dockyard in Visakhapatnam on Friday after serving the nation for 40 years. 👉 Sandhayak also participated in the maiden joint INDO-US HADR (humanitarian assistance and disaster relief) exercise ‘Tiger-Triumph’ in 2019. 👉 The ship was commissioned to the Indian Navy on February 26, 1981. ▪️Ministry of Defence :– Headquarters – New Delhi Founded – 15 August 1947 👉Chief of Defence Staff (CDS):- General Bipin Rawat 👉 Chief of the Navy Staff – Admiral Karambir Singh 

 

 

  •  NITI Aayog Vice Chairperson Dr Rajiv Kumar today launched the report titled, SDG India Index and Dashboard 2020-21: Partnerships in the Decade of Action. ▪️NITI Aayog :- National Institution for Transforming India 👉Formed – 1 January 2015 👉Preceding – Planning Commission 👉Headquarters -New Delhi 👉Chairperson:- Narendra Modi, 👉Vice Chairperson – Rajiv Kumar, 👉CEO – Amitabh Kant

 

 
 

  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has developed three types of ventilators and has come forward to transfer the technology to industry for clinical usage as the country battles the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. ➨A low-cost and portable critical care ventilator, ‘Prana’ (“Programmable Respiratory Assistance for the Needy Aid’) is based on the automated compression of an Ambu (Artificial Manual Breathing Unit) bag. ▪️ISRO :- ➨Formed :- 15 August 1969 ➨Headquarter :- Bangalore, Karnataka, India ➨Chairman :- Kailasavadivoo Sivan 
     
     
     
     
     

     

      

     

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