Page-4 of Current Affairs - June, 2021

UN Report on Racial Justice and Equality

United Nations published its report on Racial Justice & Equality and called to immediately dismantle systemic racism against black people worldwide to avoid repeating outrages such as killing of George Floyd. Key findings of report UN report was triggered by death of Floyd, who was murdered by white US police officer, Michelle Bachelet. According to ..

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Mobile World Congress 2021

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is world’s biggest mobile event of the 2021. It started on June 28 in Barcelona. Key Points It is one of biggest trade shows which is being organised in hybrid form amid the covid-19 pandemic. This annual telecom industry gathering is synonymous to some big announcements across the past. Event is ..

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P. Sainath awarded 2021 Fukuoka Prize

Noted journalist, P. Sainath, was selected as one of the three recipients of Fukuoka Prize 2021. Key Points Sainath will receive ‘Grand Prize’ of Fukuoka Prize. Academic Prize will go to Prof. Kishimoto Mio of Japan. Prize for Arts & Culture will be given to filmmaker Prabda Yoon of Thailand. Secretariat of Fukuoka Prize Committee ..

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Assam’s Burmese grapes exported to Dubai

To harness the export potential of agricultural & processed food products from north-eastern states, fresh Burmese grapes shipment was exported to Dubai from Guwahati. Highlights Burmese grapes are referred as ‘Leteku’ in Assamese language. Leteku is rich in vitamin C and Iron. Grapes were sourced and packed at a collection centre in Darang district of ..

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Govt to link e-courts with land records

Centre government has planned to link e-court with land records and registration base in order to help bonafide buyers know if land is under any legal dispute. Key Points As of now, pilot project on linking eCourt with land records and registration database has been completed in states of Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Haryana. Department ..

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