Current Affairs – Today’s Headlines: June 10, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 10, 2021


– 3 Indian institutions — IIT, Bombay (177), IIT Delhi (185), and IISc, Bengaluru (186) — in top-200 of QS World University Rankings 2022
– India-Thailand coordinated patrol (CORPAT) being held in the Andaman Sea from June 9 to 11
– UDID (Unique Disability Identification) card can be used to register on CoWIN
– A.P. to help vendors, small traders with interest-free loans under Jagananna Thodu scheme
– All jobs in Ladakh UT reserved for the residents of the region


– Govt hikes kharif MSP by up to Rs 452/quintal for crop season (July-June) 2021-22, maximum in pulses, oil seeds
– Govt approves to allotment of 5 MHz spectrum in 700 MHz frequency band to Railways for enhanced safety and security of train operations
– Digital India Corporation (DIC) and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) signed MoU to provide ‘Demand Based Tele Agriculture Advisories’ to farmers
– Govt fixes maximum rates private hospitals can charge for three Covid-19 vaccines; Rs 780 for Covishield, Rs 1,410 for Covaxin and Rs 1,145 Sputnik V
– NCLT approves Piramal Group’s bid for bankrupt-DHFL, subject to approval from NCLAT and SC
– Finance Ministry releases third instalment of Post Devolution Revenue Deficit (PDRD) Grant of Rs 9,871 cr to 17 states
– RBI asks banks to preserve CCTV footage of demonetisation days (November 8, 2016 to December 30, 2016)
– MoU signed between Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers and Swedish Security and Defence Industry Association to promote bilateral defence industrial relations
– Piramal Foundation, NITI Aayog unveil ‘Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan’ to provide COVID home care to citizens staying in rural areas of 112 aspirational districts
– Tenure of LIC Chairman M. R. Kumar extended till March 13, 2022, was supposed to end on June 30, 2021


– Auckland (NZ) tops Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index of 140 cities around the world
– Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) of US tops QS World University Rankings 2022
– UN General Assembly approves a declaration calling for urgent action to end AIDS by 2030
– El Salvador becomes first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender
– Interpol-led Operation Pangea XIV targeted sale of counterfeit health products around the world


– Indian Olympic Association (IOA) drops Chinese sportswear Li Ning as its official kit sponsor for the Tokyo Olympics; country’s athletes will wear unbranded apparel
– Refugee team of 29 athletes to participate in Tokyo Olympic Games in July 2021




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