Current Affairs – Today’s Headlines: June 23, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 23, 2021

INDIA

– Britain posts liaison officer at Indian Navy’s Information Fusion Centre at Gurgaon
– Kerala High Court stays order of Lakshadweep administration to remove meat products from the menu of midday meals for school children
– J&K amends service rules, new recruits required to provide mobile numbers used in 5 years & details of in-laws
– Assam signs MoU with Survey of India for rural property survey for implementing the Svamitva scheme in the state
– Karnataka court directs ex-PM H. D. Deve Gowda to pay Rs 2 cr damages to NICE (Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprises)

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Goa Shipyard Ltd gets contract to build two Pollution Control Vessels for the Indian Coast Guard for Rs 583 crores
– ARDE (Armament Research and Development Establishment), Pune develops State-of-the-Art Canopy Severance System for fighter aircraft which helps safe ejection of pilot in distress
– National Companies Law Tribunal (NCLT) approves Jet Airways’ revival plan submitted by a consortium of London-based Kalrock Capital and UAE-based businessman Murari Lal Jalan
– Buy electronic weighing machines for ration shops from ePoS (electronic Point of Sale) savings: Centre to States
– WCD Minister Smriti Irani and MoS for Education Sanjay Dhotre inaugurate Toycathon 2021 grand finale
– India, Fiji sign MoU for cooperation in Agriculture and Allied Sectors

WORLD

– UNESCO says Australia’s Great Barrier Reef should be listed as ‘in danger’
– Cuba says its 3-shot Abdala vaccine 92.28% effective against coronavirus; not using foreign vaccines

SPORTS

– Athletics: Tajinderpal Singh Toor qualifies for Tokyo Games in shot-put with new Asian record throw of 21.49 metres in the Indian Grand Prix IV in Patiala

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