Current Affairs – Today’s Headlines: June 7, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 7, 2021

INDIA

– India slips two spots to rank 117 on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were adopted as a part of the 2030 agenda by 193 UN member states in 2015
– Education Ministry releases Performance Grading Index (PGI) 2019-20 for States and Union Territories; Punjab, Chandigarh, – Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Kerala occupy the highest grade (Grade A++)

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– SIDBI on behalf of the government invites bids from consultants to help set up Rs 20,000 crore DFI called National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID)

WORLD

– BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Day celebrated on June 6
– Interpol launches global database named “I-Familia” to identify missing persons through family DNA
– Nepal: New Constitutional Bench formed to hear petitions against House of Representatives dissolution
– UN celebrates Russian Language Day on June 6

SPORTS

– Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands sets women’s 10,000m world record of 29 min 6.82 sec
– Red Bull driver Sergio Perez wins Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku

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