Current Affairs – Today’s Headlines: June 22, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 22, 2021

YOGA DAY

– International Day of Yoga celebrated on June 21, theme: ‘Yoga for well-being’
– PM launches “mYoga” mobile app which has training videos and audios on International Day of Yoga (June 21)
– “mYoga” mobile app developed by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, Ministry of Ayush in partnership with WHO

INDIA

– Supreme Court says govt must simplify COVID-19 death certification process
– NHRC constitutes 7-member committee to enquire into complaints of post poll violence in West Bengal
– J&K govt. cancels Amarnath Yatra for this year due to COVID-19

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– India receives $64 bn FDI in 2020, fifth largest recipient of inflows: World Investment Report 2021 of UNCTAD (UN Conference on Trade and Development)
– Govt extends waiver of Inter-State Transmission charges on transmission of electricity generated from solar and wind sources till June 2025
– Raghuram Rajan, Arvind Subramanian, Esther Duflo and Jean Dreze appointed in the Economic Advisory Council to the Tamil Nadu chief minister

WORLD

– Armenia’s acting PM, Nikol Pashinyan and his Civil Contract Party win parliamentary election
– Sweden’s parliament ousts PM Stefan Lofven in no-confidence vote
– Taiwanese staff to leave Hong Kong office in ‘one China’ row
– World Music Day celebrated on June 21
– International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice observed by UN on June 21

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