Page-76 of Current Affairs - June, 2021

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open

Naomi Osaka, announced her withdrawal from Roland Garros 2021, after she was fined by French Open. What was the issue? French open fined her $15,000 and warned that she could face expulsion from tournament because she decided not to speak with press during tournament. Background Osaka had won her first match against Patricia Maria Tig. ..

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Dip in EPF Savings- Highlights

According to Union Government, about 7.63 million salaried workers have used their retirement savings to deal with covid-19 crisis since 2020. Back then, centre had allowed EPF subscribers to withdraw more money from their Employees’ Provident Fund corpus so that they can deal with hardships and income loss. What does it reflect? EPFO’s (Employees’ Provident ..

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Heat deaths due to Global Warming

Recently a study was conducted to calculate human cost of climate change. According to it, more than one-third of world’s heat deaths are related to global warming each year. Key Findings According to scientists, more people die from other extreme weather which increases due to global warming like storms, flooding and drought. They highlight, heat ..

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World Milk Day 2021

World is celebrating “World Milk Day” on June 1, 2021 under the theme- “sustainability in the dairy sector with messages on nutrition”. Background of World Milk Day The day is celebrated since 2001. It was established by Food and Agriculture Organisation of United Nations. The day is observed to appreciate dairy farmers and dairy sector. ..

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Goa Institution for Future Transformation (GIFT)

Goa government established “Goa Institution for Future Transformation (GIFT)” on the line of NITI Ayog. About GIFT GIFT will function on the lines of NITI Aayog. It will assist, advise and guide government on policy making, its formulation and implementation. It will also help in monitoring sustainable development goals and evaluation of several development plans, ..

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