Current Affairs – Today’s Headlines: July 6, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for July 6, 2021

INDIA

– CoWIN, India’s technology platform for COVID vaccination, is being made open source and will be available to all countries: PM said in his address at the CoWIN Global Conclave
– Twitter failed to comply with to comply with Information Technology (IT) Rules 2021, losing its immunity as ‘intermediary’: Govt tells Delhi High Court
– CBSE announces new rules Class 10 & 12 board exams for 2021-22; session to be split into two terms, 50% syllabus in each term
– Jesuit priest Stan Swamy, accused in Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad case of December 2017, dies at 84 in Mumbai hospital

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– National Health Authority CEO Ram Sewak Sharma and Infosys non-executive chairman Nandan Nilekani appointed as members of an advisory council for creating an Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC)
– Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrests Kewal Krishan Kumar, CMD of Shakti Bhog Foods Limited, on money-laundering charge
– Ministry of Tourism signs MoU with travel & tourism portal Yatra.com to strengthen Hospitality & Tourism Industry

WORLD

– Tropical Storm Elsa brings strong winds, steady downpour to Cuba

SPORTS

– M. C. Mary Kom (boxing), Manpreet Singh (hockey) to be flag bearers of Indian contingent at opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics; wrestler Bajrang Punia will be flag bearer at the closing ceremony

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