Top 10 Current Affairs – 03 June

Top 10 Current Affairs at Sarkari Vacancy – 

1- WHO names Covid-19 variants first found in India as ‘Kappa’ and ‘Delta’-The UN health agency, World Health Organisation (WHO), has given easy-to-say labels to two variants of the Covid-19, first found in India. The two variants are B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2.

The B.1.617.1 variant of the Covid 19 has been named as ‘Kappa’ while the B1.617.2 variant is named as ‘Delta

2- RDSO Becomes First Standards Body to Join ‘One Nation, One Standard’ Scheme-Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO), which sets standards for the Indian Railway Sector, has become the first standards body in the country to join the ‘One Nation, One Standard’ scheme of the central government.

3- Narendra Singh Tomar launches Horticulture Cluster Development Programme- Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar virtually launched the Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP) to ensure holistic growth of horticulture. In a pilot phase, the programme will be implemented in 12 horticulture clusters out of the total 53 clusters selected for the programme.

4- Justice A.K. Mishra to head NHRC- Former Supreme Court judge Arun Kumar Mishra will be the new chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) after a high-powered recommendation committee proposed his name.

5- Vice-Admiral Ravneet Singh assumes charge as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff- He relieves Vice Admiral MS Pawar, a Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM), AVSM, Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) holder, who superannuated on May 31.

6- OECD estimate growth cut of India to 9.9% FY22- The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has cut India’s growth projection to 9.9 % for Financial Year 2022. In March, it estimated growth to 12.6%.

The rate was cut witnessing covid cases lockdowns which have threatened to stall the nascent economic recovery of India.

7-SBI Economists Revises GDP Growth Estimate in FY22 to 7.9%

8- Asian Boxing Championship: India’s Sanjeet Kumar wins gold medal- India’s pugilist Sanjeet Kumar won a gold medal in the 91 kg weight category at the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships.

Sanjeet pulled off a massive upset as he defeated five-time Asian Championships medallist and Rio Olympic silver medalist Vassiliy Levit of Kazakhstan in a 3-2 split decision in the final of Asian Championships in Dubai to clinch the gold.

9- T.M. Kaliannan, the last surviving member of the Constituent Assembly, passes away-T.M. Kalliannan Gounder, the last surviving former member of the Indian Constituent Assembly, died at the age of 101

10- IIT-Ropar Develops ‘AmbiTAG’ India’s First Indigenous Temperature Data Logger- Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar (IIT Ropar) in Punjab has developed a first-of-its-kind IoT device, “AmbiTag” that records real-time ambient temperature during the transportation of perishable products, vaccines and even body organs and blood. 

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