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Daily GK Current Affairs Capsule Notes | June 19th & 20th 2021 | For Kerala PSC Jobs & Upcoming Exams | Current Affairs National and International News Today

Daily GK Current Affairs Capsule Notes | June 19th & 20th 2021 | For Kerala PSC Jobs & Upcoming Exams | Current Affairs National and International News Today

Daily GK Current Affairs Capsule Notes | June 19th & 20th 2021 | For Kerala PSC Jobs & Upcoming Exams | Current Affairs National and International News Today

Here in Kerala Govt Job we provide you the Top Daily Kerala PSC GK Current Affairs 2021 Capsule Notes from every National and International News field today, which you need to know while preparing for the Current Affairs PSC GK Questions and Answers section of your  Kerala PSC Jobs & Upcoming Exams 2021.

This time we are bringing some of the top Current Affairs National and International News Today of June 19th & 20th 2021, which happened and created news around the world today, and contribute a major part of the Kerala PSC General Knowledge question bank. The Kerala PSC Jobs & Upcoming Exams notifications (latest & new) 2021 ranging from secretariat assistant to LD Clerk and even LGS has been out. Do check out the Kerala PSC syllabus 2021 in the official website of Kerala PSC Thulasi, to be thorough with the exam pattern to look for and make full use of the Daily GK for PSC Current Affairs 2021 Capsule Notes and materials we are providing here below.


Daily GK Current Affairs Capsule Notes | June 19th & 20th 2021 | Kerala PSC Jobs & Upcoming Exams

1. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given “in-principle” approval to Centrum Financial Services Ltd (CFSL) to set up a small finance bank (SFB), which will take over the beleaguered Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC Bank). It will get 120 days to commence operations.

2. India maintained 43rd rank on an annual World Competitiveness Index compiled by the Institute for Management Development (IMD) that examined the impact of COVID-19 on economies around the world this year.

3. Max Verstappen (Netherlands-Red Bull) has won the 2021 French Grand Prix. This race is the seventh round of the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship.

4. Ebrahim Raisi has won the 2021 Iranian presidential election, winning 62 per cent of the vote with about 90 per cent of ballots counted.

5.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a crash course to train more than one lakh “Covid warriors” as he called on the country to be prepared for challenges the coronavirus pandemic may pose in the future.

6. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had recently extended the deadline to link Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar number to June 30, 2021, PAN to be declared ‘INOPERATIVE’ if not linked before June 30, 2021.


7. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) celebrates National Reading Day annually on 19 June. The Day is celebrated to honour the father of the ‘Library Movement in Kerala’, the late P.N. Panicker, whose death anniversary falls on June 19.

8. Legendary Indian sprinter, Milkha Singh has passed away due to coronavirus disease (Covid-19), at the age of 91. A former army man, Milkha Singh won several laurels for the country in track and field events across the globe.

9. Former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia was named a member of a high-level Advisory Group formed by the World Bank and IMF.
 
10. United Nations Global Compact has recognised Sumant Sinha, Chairman & MD of ReNew Power, as one of the ten SDG Pioneers 2021, for his work to advance access to clean and affordable energy.

11. According to ‘Annual Bank Statistics of 2020’ released by Swiss National Bank (SNB), the Central Bank of Switzerland. 

India with Swiss Francs (CHF) 2.55 billion (INR 20,706 Crore) has been placed at 51st place in the list of foreign clients’ money in Swiss Banks during 2020. The United Kingdom (UK) topped the list with CHF 377 billion, followed by the US (152 billion).

12.  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik released a book of poems ‘Beyond Here and Other Poems’ written by senior bureaucrat Bishnupada Sethi. It is a collection of 61 poems that are a reflection of a spectrum of experiences of life, perception of death and philosophical contemplation.

13. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the ‘Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination’ campaign, with the aim to vaccinate all people above 45 years against COVID-19 in Delhi within the next four weeks.

14. Bengaluru has been named as the most liveable city of India, in the Ease of Living Index 2020, released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

15. IndusInd Bank announced the launch of ‘IndusEasy Credit’, a comprehensive digital lending platform that enables customers to meet their financial requirements from the comfort of their homes.

16. Jnanpith Awardee and renowned author Amitav Ghosh’s authored a book titled, ‘The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis’. It is published by John Murray.
 
17. International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is observed globally on 19th June every year.

The day aims to raise awareness of the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence, honour the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world and pay tribute to all those who have courageously devoted their lives to and lost their lives in standing up for the eradication of these crimes.

18. According to the 6th Edition of ‘Sustainable Development Report 2021 (SDR 2021)’ released by Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), India with a score of 60.1 has been placed at 120th rank out of 165 countries.

19. The 2021 Land for Life Award has been won by Familial Forestry of Rajasthan, a unique concept that relates a tree with a family, making it a green “family member.”

The UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) organises the Land for Life Award every two years to recognize excellence and innovation in efforts towards land in balance. The theme for the 2021 Award is “Healthy Land, Healthy Lives”.

20. World Refugee Day is observed every year on June 20 to respect and honour the courage and resilience of refugees across the world.


Source : bankersadda.com

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