Daily Current Affairs 10 June 2021 In English

 

Daily Current Affairs 10 June 2021 In English

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Daily Current Affairs 10 June 2021 In English






Q1. The Ministry of Health has fixed the price of Kovid vaccine for private hospitals, according to this, what will be the maximum price per dose of indigenous vaccine 'Covaccine'?

A. Rs 1,400

B. Rs 1,300

C. Rs 1,200

D. Rs 1,000

Imp Points:-

  •  At the same time, the maximum price of Covishield has been fixed at Rs 780 per dose and the maximum price of Sputnik V vaccine has been fixed at Rs 1,145 per dose.
  •  Union Health Minister- Dr. Harsh Vardhan
  • Note- The Central Government has announced to provide free vaccines to the states to vaccinate Kovid-19 free of cost to all persons above the age of 18 years with effect from June 21, 2021.


Q2. Recently, in the 54th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee, the Central Government has approved the construction of how many lakh houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U)?

A.2.61 lakh

B. 3.61 lakh

C.4.11 lakh

D. 5.45 lakh


Imp. Facts:

  • The total number of houses sanctioned under PMAY-U is 112.4 lakh.
  •  For this, the government has fixed a total investment of Rs 7.35 lakh crore, out of which Rs 1.81 lakh is to be given as central assistance.
  •  PMAY-U = The scheme was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in June 2015 to address the problem of urban housing shortage.
  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs- Hardeep Hinh Puri


Q3. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)'s 'World's Most Liveable Cities 2021', which is the best livable city due to its successful approach in tackling the pandemic?

A. Auckland

B. Osaka

C. Adelaide

D. Wellington


Imp. Facts-:

  • Due to the ongoing civil war in Syria, Damascus ranks among the lowest living cities.
  •  Austria's capital Vienna, which was ranked as the best livable city in the world during 2018-20, has dropped to 12th place.
  • Establishment of Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) - 1946
  •  Headquarters- London
  •  EIU's parent company 'The Economist Group' CEO- Lara Salameh Boro


Q 4. Who has become the new Election Commissioner of the Election Commission of India?

A. Arvind Rautela

B.Ashish Khanna

C.Anoop Chandra Pandey

D. Chandrashekhar Nautiyal


Imp Facts:-

  • Establishment of the Election Commission of India (ECI) - January 25, 1950 (under Article 324 of the Constitution)
  •  Headquarters- New Delhi
  •  Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, State Assemblies, President and
  • The ECI is responsible for the election of the Vice President.
  • Whereas the State Election Commission has the authority to conduct Panchayat and Municipality elections in the states.
  •  Current Chief Election Commissioner- Sushil Chandra (24th)
  •  Current Election Commissioners- Rajeev Kumar and Anoop Chandra Pandey. 
  • The Chief Election Commissioner and the Election Commissioner appointed by the President have a tenure of 6 years or till the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier.


Q5. The 15-member United Nations Security Council has approved the appointment of Antonio Guterres as the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the second time. When will his second term start?

A. From 01 December 2021

B. From 01 November 2021

C. From 01 October 2021

D. From January 01, 2022

Imp Facts:-

  •  Antonio Guterres took over as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations on 01 January 2017.
  •  Antonio Guterres, the former Prime Minister of Portugal, previously served as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from June 2005 to December 2015.
  • Permanent member countries of the United Nations Security Council - America, France, Britain, Russia and China
  •  The first meeting of the United Nations Security Council was held on 17 January 1946.
  •  India has been appointed as the President of the United Nations Security Council for August 2021.
  • Recently, India has been elected a non-permanent member of the Security Council for the 8th time for 2021-22.


Q6. Name the operation conducted by the central investigative agencies of Australia and America under which hundreds of active criminals from across the world were arrested recently.

A. Operation Ironside

B. Operation Unity

C. Operation Clean World

D. Operation Strong World


Imp Facts:-

  •  This operation was started in 2018 by the Federal Police of Australia (AFP) and the FBI of America.


Q7. Who took over as the President of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly on 7 June 2021, replacing Volkan Bokir?

A. Shah Mehmood Qureshi

B. Abdullah Shahid

C. AK Abdul Momen

D. Ahmed Ali


Imp. Facts:

  •  Abdullah Shahid is the Foreign Minister of Maldives. He has been made the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) for 1 year (2021-22).
  • This is the first time that Maldives has become the President of UNGA.
  • Establishment of UN - 24 October 1945. Headquarters- New York
  •  Secretary General – Antonio Guterres
  •  Member Countries - 193
  • Official languages ​​- Arabic, Chinese, Russian, French, Spanish and English
  •  Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations - TS Tirumurti


Q8. With which theme “World Ocean Day” was celebrated on 8 June 2021?

A.Clean Our Ocean

B. Gender and the Ocean

C. Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean

D. The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods


Q 9. Ministry of Jal Shakti has allocated how many crore rupees under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) Phase-II for waste management in two lakh villages?

A. Rs 45,700 crore

B. Rs 25,100 crore

C. Rs 40,700 crore

D. Rs 35,550 crore


Q10. Which country has become the first country in the world to legally adopt bitcoin as a legal currency?

A. Nicaragua

B.Costa Rica

C. Brazil

D. El Salvador

Imp. Facts-:

  •  In March this year, El Salvador became the first Central American country to be certified malaria-free by the WHO.
  •  The capital of El Salvador - San Salvador
  •  President- Naib Bukele
  •  Currency – Bitcoin and US Dollar


Q11. The government of which state/UT has recently started a campaign named "Jahan Vote, Vaccination"?

A. Delhi

B. Jammu and Kashmir

C. Bihar

D.Kerala


Imp Facts:-

 Latest GK related to Delhi-:

  •  Announcement of compensation of 50 thousand rupees to the family members of a person on the death of a person from Kovid-19.
  •  "Chief Minister Ghar Ghar Ration Scheme" launched.
  •  Inauguration of 'India-Korean Bilateral Friendship Park'.
  •  “Saheli Coordination Center Scheme” launched.
  • Biennial "Indian Airforce Commanders Conference 2021" between 15-17 April.


Q12. Which country has recently fined Google $ 268 million (about Rs 1,950 crore) by the Anti-Competition Authority?

A. India

B. France

C.Germany

D. China

Imp Facts:-

  •  Google launched 'News Showcase' in association with 30 national and regional media organizations.
  •  Google in association with Hindustan Unilever and MyGov India has launched "AI for Agriculture Hackathon".
  •  $18 million aid to India by Google to fight Kovid-19.
  •  Google launches platform 'Women Will' with an aim to make rural women entrepreneurs.
  •  Karan Bajwa, the new head of Google Cloud's Asia Pacific region.
  •  Google bought 7.73% stake in Jio for Rs 33,737 crore.
  • Establishment of Google - 1998
  • .Headquarters- California
  • Founder- Larry Page and Sergey Brin
  • .CEO- Sundar Pichai
  • The capital of France - Paris
  •  President- Emmanuel Macron
  •  Prime Minister- Jean Castex
  •  Currency- Euro and Franc


Q13. How many million dollar loan has recently been approved by the World Bank for India's MSME sector in the era of Corona epidemic?

A. 200 million dollars

B. $100 million

C. 500 million dollars

D. 300 million dollars


 Q14. India has been elected as a member of the United Nations' Economic and Social Council (EcoSOC) for how many years from 2022?

A. one year

B. two years

C. four years

D. three years


Imp. Facts-:

  •  India has become a member of EcoSoc along with Afghanistan, Kazakhstan and Oman in the Asia Pacific States category for 2022-24.
  • ECOSOC- Economic and Social Council
  •  Establishment- 26 June 1945
  •  Headquarters - New York and Geneva
  •  President- Munir Akram


Q15. Who tops the list of Times '50 Most Desirable Women 2020'?

A. Kareena Kapoor

B. Rhea Chakraborty

C. Priyanka Chopra

D. Vidya Balan

Imp. Facts

  • TIME 'Person of the Year 2020' - Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
  • TIME 'Business Person of the Year 2020' - Eric Yuan (CEOZoom App)
  •  TIME's 1st 'Kid of the Year 2020' - Geetanjali Rao
  • 'Time Athlete of the Year 2020' - LeBron James (American basketball player)


Q 16. On which day "World Accreditation Day" was celebrated recently?

A.09 June

B. 10 June

C. 06 June

D. 07 June


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Himachal Pradesh Current Affairs 10 June 2021

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Question 1:- Which state government will launch donate device program??

Answer :- Himachal Pradesh 


Question 2: - How many crore rupees will be spent on the Uhl project of Shimla State Electricity Board?

Answer :- 60 crores 


Question 3: - How many crores of GST Compensation will be released by the Central Government to Himachal?

Answer :- 280 crores 


 Read More: -   Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge




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