English Union Education Ministry develops online module to compile data of out-of-school children
1. The Nigerian government has created an account on the Indian microblogging platform Ku
The Nigerian government has made its account on Indian microblogging platform Ku after banning Twitter . Welcoming this move of Nigeria , co-founder of Koo Apramaya Radhakrishna said – Warm welcome to the official handle of the Government of Nigeria on @kooindia . Twitter threatens to punish separatists, President Muhammadu Buhari The tweet was removed. After this, Nigeria banned this social media company on June 5. In his tweet, President Buhari, referring to the civil war of 1967-70, said that those engaged in separatist action would be answered in his own language. The Nigerian government has said that Twitter was allegedly being used to spread misinformation.
2. Pakistan passes bill to allow Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal in high courts
Pakistan ‘s National Assembly allows appeal in High Courts against the conviction of Indian citizen Kulbhushan JadhavThe giving bill has been passed. The Bill provides for the right to review and reconsider the case in compliance with the decision of the International Court of Justice. The Bill was passed by the National Assembly after the approval of the 21-member Standing Committee. This has been named the International Court of Justice (Review and Reconsideration) Act. Earlier, in view of the International Court of Justice in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, the Government of Pakistan had introduced an ordinance in the National Assembly. The Act shall be applicable to the whole of Pakistan with immediate effect. After the Bill becomes law, any foreign national may himself or through his authorized representative or consulate officer of his country appeal to any High Court for review and reconsideration of his case.
3. Rajasthan government approved the draft of Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Energy Scheme
Recently the Rajasthan government has launched ‘ Chief Minister Kisan Mitra Energy Scheme’.’, under which agricultural electricity consumers will be provided Rs 1,000 per month. Under this scheme, the state government will provide Rs 1,000 per month to the meter consumers on electricity bills and a maximum of Rs 12,000 per annum. According to the official statement issued in this regard, due to this scheme, the state government has to pay Rs. There will be a financial burden of Rs 450 crore. Under this, electricity bills will be issued by the electricity distribution companies on a bi-monthly basis. It should be noted that Central and State Government employees and other income tax payers will not be eligible for subsidy under this scheme. Eligible consumers will have to link their Aadhaar number and bank account with the scheme. The subsidy amount under the scheme will be payable only when all their dues are paid by the consumers. After paying the due amount, the subsidy amount will be payable to the consumers on the upcoming electricity bill. This scheme was announced by the Chief Minister of the state in the budget for the year 2021-22.
4. China’s law to counter foreign sanctions
China ‘s foreign sanctionsIt has recently passed a new law aimed at defending itself against increasing pressure from the US and the European Union on trade and human rights. China has accused the United States of ‘suppressing’ Chinese companies. The law, passed by China, seeks to deny visa issuance, ban entry, deportation and confiscation of property of individuals or businesses that enforce or facilitate foreign sanctions against Chinese businesses or officials. , such as provisions are included. For the past several days, China has been criticized by the US President for human rights violations and intellectual property theft in areas like Hong Kong and Xinjiang. Last week the ‘White House’ expanded the blacklist of those companies,
5. Union Education Ministry develops online module to compile data of out-of-school children
The Union Ministry of Education has developed an online module for compiling the data of out-of-school children identified by the States and Union Territories and mapping it with the specialized training centers on the PRABANDH portal . Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has informed that the information about the identified out-of-school children and special training centers for them will be uploaded at the block level under the Block Resource Coordinators. He said that quarterly progress reports and booklets have also been shared on the Samagra Shiksha Portal for timely assessment of the scheme.
6. Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates the renovated Hardayal Municipal Heritage Public Library at Chandni Chowk, Delhi
The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the renovated Hardayal Municipal Heritage Public Library at Chandni Chowk , Delhi .inaugurated. He has dedicated this library, which has a huge collection of rare books, to the whole country. The library has been renovated with a public investment of over Rs 3 crore. The Union Health Minister praised the rare collections in this library like the Persian Mahabharata translated by Abul Fazal. In this library, a copy of ‘The History of the World’ from 1677 AD, composed in the court of Emperor Akbar, Bhagavata Purana of 1810, Bhrigu Samhita, an old copy of the Quran in Hindi, the original language of the Yamuna plains ‘Brij’ The first book written in Started in the year 1862, this library has stored copies of the Delhi Gazette from 1917 to 1988 and has many rare gems in its collection including 350 manuscripts and 8000 old books which required proper collection and storage before reconstruction.
7. Operation Trojan Shield: 800 criminals arrested worldwide
Recently , under Operation Trojan Shield , the police have arrested more than 800 criminals simultaneously across the world . For this , a trap was laid by the FBI and other agencies. The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) named the operation Operation Trojan Shield, while the AFP (Australian Federal Police) called it Operation Ironside.was named. This operation was started jointly by the US intelligence agency FBI and Australia. The mission prevented more than 150 murders, confiscated 40 tons of drugs, and seized 250 weapons and $48 million. In fact, the FBI cleverly provided devices with a secure messaging app called ANOM to more than 300 criminals in 100 countries around the world. The criminals were assured that their messages could not be read by any third person. But the messages sent through this app could be read by the FBI and other agencies. Thus the FBI kept a watch on these criminals. After this, on June 8, more than 800 criminals were arrested in more than 16 countries.
8. May 2021 recorded second highest rainfall in last 121 years: India Meteorological Department
According to the Meteorological Department , in the case of maximum rain this year, May was at number two in the last 121 years . The reason for this is two consecutive cyclones and western disturbances. The department also said that this time in India, the average maximum temperature in May was recorded at 34.18 degrees Celsius, which was the fourth lowest temperature since 1901. This is the lowest since 1977 when the maximum temperature was recorded at 33.84 degrees Celsius. According to the IMD, the lowest temperature ever recorded in May was 32.68 degrees Celsius in 1917. This time there was no heat wave in any part of India in May. The entire country has received 107.9 mm of rain in May 2021, which is more than the average of 62 mm. Prior to this, the highest rainfall (110.7 mm) was received in 1990.
9. India to install 20 GW of wind power capacity by 2025: GWEC
Recently the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released the India Wind Energy Market Outlook . According to this report, India has 10.3 GW of wind power projects under construction in the central and state markets . The report highlights that India will have 20 GW wind power potential by 2021-25.Will establish. GWEC was established in 2005. It provides a reliable and representative platform for the entire wind energy sector at the international level. Its mission is to ensure that wind power is established as the leading energy source in the world, providing many environmental and economic benefits. According to GWEC, even though there are temporary supply chain difficulties, international wind markets are growing strongly. The European Union is a leading market in wind energy with an installed capacity of about 48 GW. India’s total installed wind power capacity as of February 2021 was 38 GW . India has the fourth largest installed wind power capacity in the world.
10. G-7 plans to distribute 1 billion additional COVID-19 vaccines by 2022
G-7 leaders have pledged to deliver 1 billion additional doses of vaccines by 2022 to cover 80% of the world’s adult population . Ahead of the G-7 summit in the United Kingdom, officials presented a document outlining plans to end the pandemic by December 2022. The document is yet to be finalized but will form the basis of the final stage of talks at the G7 summit in Cornwall. At this summit, the President and Prime Minister will pledge to deliver at least 1 billion additional doses of vaccines over the next year.
11. IIT-Kharagpur Develops Early Cyclone Detection Technique
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has a technique to detect early cyclones developed (early cyclone detection technique) between the north Indian Ocean region for tropical cycloneswill help in early detection of growth or strength of IIT has developed this technology using Eddy detection technique. It will examine the early stages of tropical cyclogenesis and the timing of advance detection. This technique was studied under the Climate Change Program in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology. This technique has been developed with the aim of identifying early traces of pre-cyclonic eddy vortices in the atmospheric column. The researchers used a grid resolution of 27 km thick to identify the characteristics of the eddy vortices.
12. RBI changes ATM cash withdrawal rules
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on cash withdrawals from ATMSome rules have been changed regarding this. The new rules include higher fees on transactions exceeding the free permissible limit, new free ATM transaction limits and increased interchange fees. The changes were made based on the recommendations of the Chief Executive Committee constituted in June 2019. Indian Banks’ Association reviewed the entire ATM fee and charges, focusing on the interchange structure for ATM transactions. Bank customers can now do five free financial and non-financial transactions every month from their bank’s ATMs. ATM cardholders can do three free financial and non-financial transactions at metro centers while 5 other bank ATMs can do transactions in non-metro centers. RBI allowed banks to increase charges on ATM transactions over and above the free ATM transaction limit. August 1, From 2021 onwards the interchange fee per transaction for financial transactions will be changed from Rs 15 to Rs 17 while for non-financial transactions the fee has been changed from Rs 5 to Rs 6. Bank customer will have to pay Rs 21 (currently it is Rs 20) for every ATM cash withdrawal exceeding the transaction limit from January 1, 2022.
13. Costs of Climate Change in India report released, report claims that India’s GDP will decrease annually
London- based global think-tank Overseas Development Institute has published ” Costs of Climate Change in India”.published its report. The report analyzes the economic cost of climate-related risks and the potential for increasing inequality and poverty in India. According to this report, the impact of climate change will be on India’s economy. India may lose about 3 to 10 percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) annually by 2100. Poverty rate may also increase to 5 percent in 2040. India first Since then, India has been facing the consequences of 1 degree Celsius of global warming in the form of heavy rainfall, extreme heat waves, severe floods, rising sea levels and devastating storms. It was observed that India has increased income and life expectancy in the last three decades. Rapid progress has been made in raising the level. However, if no swift global action is taken, So climate change could reverse the development gains of recent decades. Climate change could slow poverty reduction in India and increase inequality. percent GDP loss. If global temperatures are kept limited to 3°C, the loss would increase to 13.4 percent annually.
14. India’s exports of organic agricultural products increased by 51 percent in the year 2020-21
The country ‘s exports of organic agricultural products grew by 51 per cent on a year-on-year basis in 2020-21, despite the adverse impact on the supply chain from the COVID pandemic . Commerce Secretary Anoop Wadhawan informed that the export of organic products has increased to US$ 1040 million in the last financial year as compared to US$ 68.90 million in the previous year. Agricultural exports grew by 17 percent during the last financial year and stood at $ 41 billion 250 million.
15. Online booking companies set up Confederation of Hospitality, Technology and Tourism Industry (CHATT)
Airbnb, EaseMyTrip, OYO and Yatra have launched “ Confederation of Hospitality, Technology & Tourism Industry (CHATT)”A new industry association named CHATT will help small companies and people involved in travel and hospitality technology. It will promote domestic tourism and help in digital transformation of domestic tourism. It will act as a leader for conducting training programmes. Each member will have access to CHATT resources and benefits. The travel-tech ecosystem will provide access, trade events, engagement of experts and regional leadership among others. CHATT Association includes General Manager of Airbnb India, South East Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong – Amanpreet Bajaj, co-founder and CEO of com Nishant Pitti, Oyo India and South East Asia CEO Rohit Kapoor (Rohit) Kapoor), co-founder and CEO of .com Dhruv Shringi.
16. Firmina: Google will set up the longest sea cable in the world
Google is set to build the world’s longest undersea cable connecting the US, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay . This cable will boost internet connection capacity in these areas. This sea cable, called Firmina , would extend from the east coast of the Americas to Las Toninas, Argentina, as well as Praia Grande, Brazil and Punta del Este, Uruguay. There has been an increase in demand for internet and cloud services amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which has fueled online shopping, online entertainment, online work.
17. ILO and UNICEF release report on child labor
Recently the International Labor Organization (ILO) and UNICEF jointly published the report on child labor . According to this report, child labor has increased in the world in two decades. The report highlights that the coronavirus crisis could push millions of children into child labour. As of 2020, the number of child laborers is 160 million . 4 million increase in four yearshappened. This number has started increasing due to the grip of the Kovid-19 epidemic. Globally, 1 in 10 children are engaged in child labor amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Sub-Saharan Africa is the worst affected region. Boys are more likely to be affected. Of the 160 million children engaged in child labor at the beginning of 2020, 97 million are boys. There has been an increase in the number of children aged 5 to 17 doing hazardous work. About 79 million children are employed in hazardous work. It can affect a child’s development, education or health.
18. US announces 500 million vaccine doses for poor countries
US President who Baiden the epidemic as soon as possible for the poorest countries to eliminate worldwide Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine of (Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine) 500 million doses have announced to donate. The US has committed to buy and donate 500 million Pfizer doses to distribute to 92 low-income countries and the African Union under the global COVAX alliance . These vaccines will be available by August 2021. The US has set a target of delivering 200 million doses by the end of 2021 and 300 million in the first half of 2022.
19. India’s agricultural exports grew by 17.34% during 2020-21
In 2020-21 , India’s agricultural and related products exports increased by 17.34% had. This is now equal to $41.25 billion. According to Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan, this growth in agricultural exports is expected to continue during the current financial year as well. India recorded a huge growth in exports of cereals, wheat, millets, non-basmati rice, maize and other coarse cereals. Exports from several clusters have happened for the first time. For example, export of fresh vegetables and mangoes from Varanasi and black rice from Chandauli. Exports of agricultural products (excluding marine and plantation products) grew by 36% in 2020-21 as compared to USD 23.23 billion in 2019-20.
20. Euro 2020 (EURO 2020) football tournament begins
Europe ‘s premier football competition began on June 11, 2021 . Football teams from Europe will take part in this. Significantly, this competition was to be organized in 2020, but due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, its event was postponed. This competition will be organized from June 11 to July 11, 2021. It will be organized in 11 cities in 11 countries. euro 2020It will be organized in the following cities: Amsterdam (Netherlands), Baku (Azerbaijan), Bucharest (Romania), Budapest (Hungary), Copenhagen (Denmark), Glasgow (Scotland), London (England), Munich (Germany), Rome ( Italy), Saint Petersburg (Russia), Savia (Spain). The teams participating in Euro 2020 are: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain , Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and Wales.
21. Neeraj Chopra of India won the gold medal in the javelin throw event at Ceddy Lisboa
India ‘s Neeraj Chopra by Portugal in Sidde de Lisboa in Lisbon in javelin throw competition for gold medals won. The 23-year-old Chopra won the medal in her sixth and final attempt with a throw of 83.1 eight metres. Among the five Portuguese contestants, only Neeraj threw the javelin for more than 80 meters.
22. Ramprasad Bismil’s birth anniversary
June 11 was the birth anniversary of freedom fighter and martyr Ramprasad Bismil , who sacrificed his life in the fight against the British Raj . The Ministry of Culture as part of the freedom of nectar Festival of Uttar Pradesh ‘s Shahjahanpur held special programs at the birthplace of Shaheed Ram Prasad Bismil in. Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel paid floral tributes to Shaheed Ramprasad Bismil, Shaheed Ashfaqullah Khan and Shaheed Roshan Singh at a program organized at Shaheed Udyan in Shahjahanpur.