Page-3 of Current Affairs - June, 2021

Panel on energy efficiency, low carbon tech

According to Power and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh, a committee will be set up comprising of members from all relevant Ministries to implement Roadmap on Energy Efficiency and low carbon technologies. Highlights This was highlighted during a high-level meeting of reviewing progress of several energy efficiency programmes and preparedness for Climate Change Actions ..

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Cabinet approves Deep Ocean Mission

Union Cabinet has approved ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ proposed by Ministry of Earth Sciences to conduct study on biodiversity, impact of climate change and to establish an offshore marine station in order to explore source of thermal energy. Highlights Mission will explore Deep Ocean for resources and help in development of deep-sea technologies for sustainable use ..

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Japan to issue COVID-19 Vaccine Passport

Japan is going to make a vaccine passport available from next month for Japanese travellers in a bid to relaunch tourism and business trips abroad. Highlights This certificate will be paper-based rather than digital. It will be issued by local governments from next month. Digital Vaccine Passport in EU European Union is working on digital ..

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What is Juneteenth in US?

US President Joe Biden is to sign a law to make June 19 or “Juneteenth” a national holiday. This holiday will be recognized by federal government to commemorating end of slavery after American Civil War. Highlights Bill to establish Juneteenth National Independence Day was supported in both houses of US Congress and now needs to ..

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Current Affairs – Today’s Headlines: June 18, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 18, 2021 INDIA – Union Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot inaugurates 14 Cross Disability Early Intervention Centres across the country to provide support to infants and young children at risk of or with disabilities – Defence Minister inaugurates 12 strategic projects of Border Roads Organisation (BRO) – ..

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