Current Affairs – Today’s Headlines: June 15, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 15, 2021


– PM Modi virtually addressed a UN ‘High-Level Dialogue on Desertification, Land Degradation & Drought’
– Taj Mahal, other centrally protected ASI monuments to reopen from June 16
– IMD, ICMR launch Expert Committee on Malaria and Climate (IEC) to eliminate malaria in India
– IIT Ropar develops nation’s first power-free CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) device ‘Jivan Vayu’
– CPAP is a treatment method for patients having breathing problems during sleep called sleep apnea
– Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay dies at 37 from accident in Bengaluru; won National Film Award for Best Actor in 2014
– EAM S. Jaishankar meets Kenyan counterpart Raychelle Omamo in Nairobi


– First commercial consignment of GI certified Jardalu mangoes from Bihar exported to United Kingdom
– Capital markets regulator SEBI penalises Franklin Templeton AMC officials, trustee for violating regulatory norms in the case of winding up of six debt schemes in 2020
– Wholesale inflation hits a record high of 12.94% in May
– May retail inflation at 6-month high of 6.3% on higher food, fuel prices


– Naftali Bennett takes oath as Israel’s new Prime Minister, ousts Benjamin Netanyahu
– World Blood Donor Day observed on June 14, theme: “Give blood and keep the world beating”
– North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit held in Brussels




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