Page-75 of Current Affairs - June, 2021

New Zealand signs space agreement with NASA

New Zealand has become the latest country to sign “space agreement with NASA” with the objective of boosting nascent space industry of New Zealand. Key Points New Zealand is the eleventh signatory to Artemis Accords. Artemis Accords is a blueprint for space cooperation and supporting NASA’s plan to return humans to moon by 2024. It ..

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Gender gap in India’s Vaccination Drive

India’s Covid vaccination drive was started in January 2021 and is gaining momentum. About 21 crores doses have been administered till date including first and second doses; in which Gender gap is prevalent. As of May end, 871 women had been vaccinated for every 1000 men. Gender Gap in India Sex ratio in India is ..

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World’s first Human case of H10N3 Bird Flu

First Human case of H10N3 bird flu was reported in eastern province of Jiangsu in China. Highlights A 41-year-old man has become first human case of infection with H10N3 strain of bird flu. He was diagnosed of H10N3 avian influenza virus on May 28. It is still not confirmed how he was infected with virus. ..

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The State of Ransomware 2021 report

Global cybersecurity firm, Sophos, published it “the State of Ransomware 2021 report’. It finds, 68% of Indian organisations were by ransomware in last 12 months. Key findings India is one among most affected countries with respect to ransomware attacks. India tops list of top 30 countries for ransomware attacks. 68 percent of Indian organisations were ..

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SBI revises FY22 GDP projection to 7.9%

Economic research department of State Bank of India has published “Ecowrap 2021” report and revised real GDP projection for Financial Year 2022 to 7.9 percent from 10.4 percent earlier. Report highlights disproportionately larger impact of second wave of Covid-19 pandemic on economy. Key Findings It says, GDP outlook will be impacted by trajectory of international ..

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