TOP 10 Current Affairs for Today !!!
1- Lt. General Pradeep Chandran Nair takes charge as DG of Assam Rifles- Lieutenant General Pradeep Chandran Nair, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM), Yudh Seva Medal (YSM) took over as the 21st Director General of the Assam Rifles (popularly known as Sentinels of the North-East).
2-Isaac Herzog Elected as President of Israel- Veteran Israeli politician, Isaac Herzog, has been elected as the President of the country on June 01, 2021, during the 120 members parliamentary election for 2021.
The 60-year-old Herzog will be the 11th President of Israel, assuming office with effect from July 09, 2021. He will succeed Reuven Rivlin, who is set to complete his tenure in July 2021 after seven years in office.
3- China reports first human case of H10N3 bird flu- A 41-year-old man in China’s eastern province of Jiangsu has been confirmed as the first human case of infection with the H10N3 strain of bird flu, China’s National Health Commission (NHC).
4- WhatsApp appoints Paresh B Lal as Grievance Officer for India-
The Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has named Paresh B Lal as the Grievance Officer for India.The appointment is in line with the government’s new IT order that requires all the tech companies, like Google, Facebook, WhatsApp to appoint a grievance officer, nodal officer and a chief compliance officer from India. The grievance officer shall address the complaint within 24 hours and dispose of the complaint within 15 days.
5- Dr Patrick Amoth of Kenya Appointed as Chair of WHO Executive Board- Mr Amoth replaces Union Health Minister, Government of India, Dr Harsh Vardhan, who completed his tenure as Chairman of WHO Executive Board on June 02, 2021.
6- The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has unanimously elected R S Sodhi, managing director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd or GCMMF that sells Amul branded products in India, to its board during the general assembly held on 1 June.
7- UN Sustainable Transport Conference will take place in China-The second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference will be held from 14-16 October 2021 in Beijing, China.
It will provide an opportunity to focus attention on the opportunities, challenges and solutions towards achieving sustainable transport worldwide.
8-BRICS Foreign Minister meeting concluded virtually- External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar has chaired the meeting of BRICS foreign ministers through video conferencing. Foreign ministers of Brazil, Russia, China, and South Africa participated in this meeting.
In this meeting, Ministers agreed to cooperate on the pillars of political and security, economic and finance, and People to people and cultural exchanges
9- ICC Expands Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup to 14 teams-The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that the Men’s Cricket World Cup in 2027 and 2031, will once again be a 14-team, 54-match tournament.
Earlier in the 2019 World Cup, only 10 teams contested, compared to 14 teams in the 2015 World Cup