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Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 28th June 2021

Daily GK(Current Affairs 28 June 2021) Current Affairs News viable of 28th June 2021.Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 28th June 2021. covering the following news headlines: Dutee Chand, Styrian Grand Prix, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mongolia, Jharkhand State Cricket Association, Resilient Kerala Program.

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So, here is the GK update of 28th 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:

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

State News

  1. Goa becomes first state to go rabies free
  • Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant announced that Goa has become the first state in the country to become rabies free.
  • CM informed that not a single case of rabies had been found in the state since the last three years. The team of mission rabies had been very effectively doing its job and had been also conducting vaccination for dogs.
  • As per information, no rabies cases were reported in the state in 2018. The progress came on the heels of Mission Rabies, a statewide drive in place since 2014 which saw almost one lakh dogs given the anti-rabies vaccine yearly, and an awareness campaign that educated 5.2 lakh school children and 23,000 teachers about the virus.
  • This included 50,316 vaccinations administered and 78,437 students reached until August 31st this year alone.
  • Governor of Goa: Bhagat Singh Koshyari.
  • Chief Minister of Goa: Pramod Sawant.
  • Goa Capital: Panaji.
  1. World Bank Approves USD125 million financial support for Kerala
  • The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved $125 million in aid for the ‘Resilient Kerala Program’ to help the state prepare against natural disasters, climate change impacts, disease outbreaks and pandemics.
  • The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) $125 million loan has a final maturity of 14 years, including a grace period of six years.
  • The heavy monsoons of 2018 were the worst Kerala had seen in nearly a century, triggering devastating floods and landslides. It impacted more than 5 million people, mainly in the Pamba River Basin.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Kerala CM: Pinarayi Vijayan.
  • Kerala Governor: Arif Mohammad Khan.
  • World Bank Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States.
  • World Bank Formation: July 1944.
  • World Bank President: David Malpass.

Defence News

  1. DRDO Successfully Test Fires Enhanced Pinaka Rocket Off Odisha Coast
  • The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test-fired an extended-range version of the indigenously developed Pinaka rocket. The rockets were launched from a Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) at Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha.
  • The enhanced range version of the Pinaka Rocket System can destroy targets at distances up to 45 km. 25 Enhanced Pinaka Rockets were launched in quick succession against different range targets.
  • The Pinaka Rocket system has been developed jointly by Pune based Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) and High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) with manufacturing support from M/s Economic Explosives Limited, Nagpur.

Awards News

  1. French non-fiction author Emmanuel Carrere wins top Spanish award
  • French author Emmanuel Carrere, popular for his non-fiction books in a highly literary vein, has been honored with this year’s Spanish Princess of Asturias Literature Award.
  • The 50000-euro award is one of the 8 prestigious prizes by the foundation named after the heir to the Spanish throne, Princess Leonor. The 8 prizes cover different disciplines-arts, social sciences, sports etc.
  1. RK Sabharwal gets highest civilian award of Mongolia
  • RK Sabharwal, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD), Engineers India Limited (EIL) has been conferred with ‘The Order of Polar Star’, Mongolia’s highest civilian award by His Excellency.
  • The President of Mongolia recognizes the outstanding contribution made by him in setting up the first oil refinery in Mongolia. On behalf of the Government of Mongolia, the award was presented by His Excellency, Ambassador of Mongolia to India, Gonching Gunbold, at a ceremony held at the Embassy of Mongolia.
  • The ‘Order of Polar Star’ is the most desirable and prestigious state award bestowed by the President of Mongolia which is highly valuable and distinguished and recognises individuals who have made an invaluable contribution with their outstanding hard work, intelligence and sincerity to the prosperity of Mongolia and its friendship with other nations, as well for outstanding contributions in the fields of arts, culture, science and humanity.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Mongolia Capital: Ulaanbaatar;
  • Mongolia Currency: Mongolian Togrog;
  • Mongolia President: Ukhnaa Khurelsukh.

Sports News

  1. Max Verstappen Wins 2021 Styrian Grand Prix
  • Max Verstappen (Netherlands-Red Bull) has won the 2021 Styrian Grand Prix. This is Verstappen’s fourth win in the 2021 Formula One season.
  • Also, with this win, Verstappen leads the 2021 driver’s championship standings with 156 points followed by Hamilton (138).
  • Lewis Hamilton (UK-Mercedes) finished second. Valtteri Bottas (Finland-Mercedes) finished third.
  1. Cristiano Ronaldo becomes joint top-scorer in men’s international football
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has become the joint top-scoring men’s international player. He is currently tied with Iran legend Ali Dei, who scored 109 times in 149 matches between 1993 and 2006.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties to tie the overall men’s scoring record with 109 goals in 176 matches and Portugal advanced to the round of 16 at the European Championship after a 2-2 draw with France.

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