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Daily GK Current Affairs viable of 10th June 2021

Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 10th June 2021. – Here is the Regular current affairs 10 June 2021. covering the following news headlines: QS World University Rankings, El Salvador, CORPAT, Cricuru, RBI Deputy Governor, PEN Pinter prize 2021.

Daily Current Affairs update are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for competitive exams. Daily Current Affairs Update is the complete box of the important news that held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about banking terms, current affairs news, etc.

So, here is the GK update of 10th June 2021 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt current affairs quiz.

Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows:

  • International News
  • State News
  • Defence News
  • Awards News
  • Sports News

International News

  1. El Salvador becomes first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender
  • El Salvador has become the first country in the world to grant legal tender status to bitcoin. The use of bitcoin as a legal tender will become a law in 90 days.
  • El Salvador’s economy heavily relies on remittances and so those who are working abroad can send money back home in bitcoins.
  • The use of bitcoin will be completely optional. It will bring financial inclusion, investment, tourism, innovation and economic development in the country.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • President of El Salvador: Nayib Bukele.
  • El Salvador Capital: San Salvador; Currency: United States Dollar;

State News

  1. Assam gets its seventh national park with Dehing Patkai
  • The Assam government in its recent cabinet meeting has decided to declare Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary as the 7th National Park of the state.
  • The newest national park, popularly known as Dehing Patkai Rain Forest, has unique floral and faunal diversity, which was recognized by the state government in 2004 when 111.19 square kilometres of the area was notified as Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • The area is home to hoolock gibbon, elephant, slow loris, tiger, leopard, clouded leopard, golden cat, fishing cat, marble cat, sambar, hog deer, sloth bear, and several bird species including the endangered state bird, the white-winged wood duck.
  • The state now has the second highest number of national parks in the country. Madhya Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands have nine national parks each.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Assam Chief Minister: Himanta Biswa Sarma.
  • Assam Governor: Jagdish Mukhi.

Defence News

  1. Indo-Thai CORPAT Begins in Andaman Sea
  • The 31st edition of the India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) began in the Andaman Sea on June 09, 2021.
  • A three-day coordinated patrol between the Indian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy is being conducted from 09 to 11 June 2021.
  • From the Indian side, an indigenously built Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel, Indian Naval Ship (INS) Saryu, is participating and from Thailand Navy, HTMS Krabi is participating in CORPAT, along with Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft from both navies.
  • The CORPAT exercise is being conducted between the two navies bi-annually since 2005, along their International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL).
  • CORPAT builds up understanding and interoperability between navies and develops measures to prevent and suppress unlawful activities like Illegal Unreported Unregulated (IUU) fishing, drug trafficking, maritime terrorism, armed robbery and piracy.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Thailand Capital: Bangkok;
  • Thailand Currency: Thai baht.

Awards News

  1. Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter prize 2021
  • Tsitsi Dangarembga, the Booker-shortlisted Zimbabwean writer who was arrested last year in Harare while protesting against corruption, has been awarded the PEN Pinter prize, praised for her “ability to capture and communicate vital truths even amidst times of upheaval”.
  • Dangrembaga was also shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for his work, This Morable Body.
  • Established in 2009, the Penn Pinter Prize is awarded in memory of Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter.
  • The annual award is given to an author who, the website specifies, must have “a significant body of plays, poetry, essays, or fiction of outstanding literary merit, written in English.”

Sports News

  1. Sunil Chhetri surpasses Argentina’s Lionel Messi
  • Sunil Chhetri surpassed Lionel Messi of Argentina to become the second-highest active international goalscorer with 74 strikes.
  • He set this record in the combined preliminary qualifying round matches for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup. He is currently behind Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo (103) in the list of active international goal scorers.
  • Chhetri also helped India register their first win in six years in the World Cup qualifiers. Chhetri is just one goal away from breaking into world football’s all-time top-10. Sunil Chhetri is an Indian professional footballer. He is known as Captain Fantastic.
  1. BharatPe becomes ICC’s official partner till 2023
  • Lending and digital payments startup, BharatPe has announced that it has inked a three-year long deal with the International Cricket Council (ICC) to become an official partner.
  • As per the agreement, BharatPe will promote the association on broadcast and digital platforms at all ICC events by 2023, as well as carry out in-venue brand activation.
  • The key tournaments include the upcoming ICC World Test Championship (Southampton, UK 2021), Men’s T20 World Cup (India, 2021), Men’s T20 World Cup (Australia, 2022), Women’s World Cup (New Zealand, 2022), U19 Cricket World Cup (West Indies, 2022), Women’s T20 World Cup (South Africa, 2022), Men’s Cricket World Cup (India, 2023) and World Test Championship (2023).

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Headoffice of BharatPe: New Delhi;
  • Chief Executive Officer of BharatPe: Ashneer Grover;
  • BharatPe Founded: 2018.
  1. Chris Broad to be match referee for World Test Championship final
  • The ICC Elite Panel Match Referee, Chris Broad will oversee the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand, which is scheduled to begin on June 18 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the officials for the match. ICC Elite Panel’s Richard Illingworth and Michael Gough will be the on-field umpires.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Headquarters of ICC: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Chairman of ICC: Greg Barclay.
  • CEO of ICC: Manu Sawhney.

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