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Daily GK(Current Affairs 14 June 2021) Current Affairs News viable of 14th June 2021. – Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 14th June 2021. covering the following news headlines: International Albinism Awareness, UNCTAD, World Blood Donor Day, EnVision, French Open Tennis.

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Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows:

  • International News
  • National News
  • Banking News
  • Economy News
  • Awards News
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Obituaries News
  • Miscellaneous News

International News

  1. Israel will become the World’s First Mask-Free Country from June 15
  • Israel will become the world’s first mask-free country during the Corona period. Here from June 15, the rule of applying masks in closed places will end. This was announced by Israel’s Health Minister Yuli Edelstein. The rule of applying masks outside in the country has already been abolished.
  • However, most restrictions related to foreign travel have not yet been lifted. For example, travel to nine countries is still banned. There is a rule of quarantine for travellers coming from these countries. His corona test is also being done.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Israel Capital: Jerusalem;
  • Currency: Israeli Shekel.
  • Israel Prime minister: Benjamin Netanyahu.

National News

  1. Ministry of Ayush Launches ‘Namaste Yoga’ App
  • The Ministry of AYUSH organized a curtain-raising event for the 7th International Day of Yoga. The event was organized by the Ministry of AYUSH in association with Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY).
  • The event brought together several Yoga Gurus and experienced Yoga exponents on the virtual platform, to appeal to the world community to adopt Yoga in their daily life for the betterment of both the individual self and mankind.
  • The event underlined the importance of the central theme of IDY 2021 “Stay with Yoga, Stay at Home”. As a part of the programme, a mobile application dedicated to Yoga named “Namaste Yoga” was also launched.
  • The Namaste Yoga” app has been designed as an information platform for the public, with the aim to raise awareness about yoga and make it accessible for the larger community.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Minister of State (IC) of the Ministry of Ayush: Shripad Yesso Naik.

Banking News

  1. IDFC FIRST Bank launches Customer COVID relief Ghar Ghar Ration Program
  • IDFC First Bank has announced the launch of ‘Ghar Ghar Ration’ program, an employee-funded program for its low-income customers whose livelihood is affected by COVID-19.
  • The bank has also announced a comprehensive program for the families of employees who unfortunately lost their lives due to COVID-19, and a number of other social responsibility initiatives.
  • “Ghar Ghar Ration” is a unique program where employees have contributed from their personal income to set up a Customer COVID Care Fund to provide relief to 50,000 COVID affected low income IDFC First Bank customers.
  • Employees of the Bank contributed one day to one month’s salary for the purpose.
  • Employees are procuring ration kits comprising 10 kg rice/flour, 2 kg dal (lentils), 1 kg sugar and salt, 1 kg cooking oil, 5 packets of assorted spices, tea and biscuits and other essentials needed to support a small family for about a month.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • IDFC FIRST Bank Headquarters: Mumbai;
  • IDFC FIRST Bank CEO: V. Vaidyanathan;
  • IDFC FIRST Bank Founded: October 2015.

Economy News

  1. India ties with Russia as 4th largest forex reserves holder
  • According to the Reserve Bank of India data, India’s foreign exchange reserves have crossed the $600 billion mark for the first time.
  • India’s foreign exchange reserves increased by US$ 6.842 billion to $605.008 billion for the week ended June 04, 2021.
  • This is the lifetime high of India’s foreign asset. With this, India has tied with Russia as the fourth largest reserve holder in the world. The forex reserve of Russia is calculated to be $605.2 billion.

Awards News

  1.  IIT Roorkee prof bags NSG award for ‘blast-resistant’ helmet
  • Shailesh Govind Ganpule, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIED), was awarded the ‘NSG Counter-IED and Counter-Terrorism Innovator Award 2021’ for developing an “explosion-resistant” helmet.
  • This was the second edition of the annual award by NSG. Ceremony held at the National Security Guard (NSG) campus in Maneswar, near Gurgaon.
  • The ‘Blast-Resistant Helmet’ designed by Prof. Shailesh Ganpule is an advanced version of conventional helmets to protect military personnel from IED-induced blast waves with a technology readiness of 4.
  • The ‘NSG Counter-IED & Counter-Terrorism Innovator Award’ is instituted by National Security Guard for deserving innovators who have made an outstanding contribution towards innovation in Counter IED and Counter-Terrorism fields to safeguard national security.

Sports News

  1. Novak Djokovic wins French Open Tennis Title 2021
  • Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the French Open title for the second time in his career. Djokovic has replaced Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the list of all-time Grand Slam titles with his 19th Grand Slam title. Both players have won 20-20 Grand Slams.
  • Djokovic has also become the first man in the Open Era to complete the career Grand Slam twice.
  • (He has won the Australian Open nine times, Wimbledon five times, and the US Open three times.) He has become the first man in 52 years, after Rod Laver, to win all the four Grand Slams twice. Overall, he is the third male tennis player to achieve this unique feat. The third being Roy Emerson.

Winners of French Open Tennis Tournament 2021

  • Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
  • Women’s Singles: Barbora Krejčíková (Czech Republic)
  • Men’s Doubles: Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) and Nicolas Mahut (France)
  • Women’s Doubles: Barbora Krejčíková (Czech Republic) and Kateřina Siniaková (Czech Republic)
  • Mixed Doubles- Desirae Krawczyk (United States) and Joe Salisbury (United Kingdom).

Important Days

  1. World Blood Donor Day: 14th June
  • World Blood Donor Day is celebrated globally on 14 June every year. It aims to raise global awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion and the important contribution of voluntary, unpaid blood donors to national health systems.
  • The day also provides an opportunity to call to action to governments and national health authorities to provide adequate resources and put into place systems and infrastructures to increase the collection of blood from voluntary, non-remunerated blood donors.
  • For 2021, the World Blood Donor Day slogan will be “Give blood and keep the world beating”. The host country for World Blood Donor Day 2021 is Rome, Italy.

Obituaries News

  1. Mahavir Chakra recipient Brigadier Raghubir Singh passes away
  • Veteran Brigadier Raghubir Singh, a Maha Vir Chakra recipient, has passed away. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Sawaiman Guards on 18 April 1943 and fought several wars including the Second World War.
  • For this gallant act, the then President of India, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan honored Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier) Raghubir Singh with the country’s second highest gallantry award, Maha Vir Chakra.

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