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Current Affairs – Today’s Headlines: June 17, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 17, 2021 INDIA – MoU signed between the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Ministry of Culture and Tourism for Cooperation in Development of National Maritime Heritage Complex at Lothal in Gujarat – Twitter appoints interim Chief Compliance Officer for India as mandated under ..

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What is AY.1 variant of Coronavirus?

Recently, WHO tagged B.1.617.2 strain of coronavirus as ‘Delta’ variant, which now has further mutated. Mutated form of Delta variant is being termed as “Delta Plus” or “AY.1” variant. Key Points Delta variant was identified as one of the factors of second wave of coronavirus infections in India. Initial data shows that, Delta plus variant ..

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Biden-Putin Summit

US President Joe Biden reached Geneva before his first summit with Vladimir Putin amid the escalation of tension between Russia and USA in recent years. Highlights Joe Biden flew to Geneva after mending relations with Washington’s closest allies during NATO and G7 summits in Brussels and Britain. This will be first meeting between US and ..

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Google Pay expands Cards Tokenization

Google has extended card tokenization by bringing in more banks for card on the Google Pay app. What is card tokenization? Card tokenization is a feature which lets users make debit or credit card payments through a secure digital token which is attached to their phone. It does not require to physically share credit or ..

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GI certified Jalgaon Banana exported to Dubai

Consignment of fibre & mineral rich “Jalgaon Banana” was exported to Dubai on June 16, 2021, marking a major boost to exports. Key Points Jalgaon Banana is Geographical Indications (GI) certified agricultural produce from Jalgaon district of Maharashtra. Twenty-two metric tonnes of Jalgaon banana were sourced from progressive farmers of Tandalwadi village. This village is ..

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