Page-5 of Current Affairs - June, 2021

PM Modi to address 5th edition of VivaTech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver his keynote address at 5th edition of VivaTech on June 16, 2021. He has been invited as a Guest of Honour to deliver keynote address. Highlights Other prominent speakers on the occasion will be President of France Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez and Ministers & MPs ..

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Boundary Between Solar System and Interstellar Space Mapped

Scientists have created first-ever 3D map of boundary between our solar system and interstellar space called Heliosphere. 3D map was created using data from NASA’s IBEX satellite. Key Points Boundary of heliosphere has been mapped for the first time. It will provide for scientists to understand how solar and interstellar winds interact. Earlier, this boundary ..

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Twitter appoints interim Chief Compliance Officer for India

Twitter has appointed interim Chief Compliance Officer in India to comply with the Indian government’s new IT rules. Key Points Twitter appointed Chief Compliance Officer after a prolonged battle with Indian government over its new IT rules. India announced new IT rules in February, 2021 which was implemented on May 25. It requires tech companies ..

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UNESCO Science Report

Latest edition of UNESCO Science Report (USR) was published on June 11, 2021 which is entitled as “race against time for smarter development”. About USR USR is a flagship publication of UNESCO which is published once every five years. It is a report on science, technology and innovation (STI). Every edition comprises of a chapter ..

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Sustainable Development Report 2021

Sustainable Development Report was prepared and released by experts from UN Sustainable Development Solution Network (SDSN). The index compares how countries implement 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Key Points This year, Finland was ranked highest in the index. A Nordic country has ranked at the top of SDG Index for the first time. Finland has ..

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