CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Covid Serious Score
B)
Covid Scientific Score
C)
Covid Severity Score
D)
Coronavirus Science Software

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Covid Severity Score

Note : The Union Health Ministry released information about a software named 'Covid Severity Score', which will identify Covid patients who may require ventilation, based on an algorithm.

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Published On : June 23, 2021
A)
Home Affairs Ministry
B)
Law and Justice Ministry
C)
Sports and Youth Affairs Ministry
D)
Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry

Note : The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot announced that the Ministry has decided to establish five 'Divyangta Khel Kendra' in different parts of the country.

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Published On : June 23, 2021
A)
Tamil Nadu
B)
Telangana
C)
Jharkhand
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Tamil Nadu

Note : The Tamil Nadu government has decided to set up an 'Economic Advisory Council' to the Chief Minister comprising Nobel laureates, former Reserve Bank of India governor and other economic experts from around the globe to advice the state on how to reverse the economic slowdown.

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Published On : June 23, 2021
A)
India
B)
Bhutan
C)
Bangladesh
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bangladesh

Note : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 250 million policy-based loans to Bangladesh to help finance reforms, the bank said in a release. The loan would help improve the inclusiveness and responsiveness of Bangladesh’s social development and resilience programs.

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Published On : June 22, 2021
A)
Street Vendors
B)
Construction Workers
C)
Healthcare Workers
D)
Auto rickshaw drivers

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Construction Workers

Note :

Nagaland Government has announced the approval for transfer of 2,000 rupees each to the bank accounts of all the Building and Other Construction Workers. The amount will be debited from the state’s Cess Fund.
 
The State Department of Labour stated, owing to the present pandemic situation and the continuing lockdown, there has been a huge displacement of daily wage workers taking place all over the country, especially the construction workers.
 
Therefore, in order to assist such workers and their families, and as per the instructions of the Central Government to provide adequate financial assistance to such identified categories of workers, the State Government will be depositing an amount of 2,000 rupees each to the beneficiaries registered under the State Labour Department.

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Published On : June 22, 2021
A)
Clause 21
B)
Clause 28
C)
Clause 35
D)
Clause 41

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Clause 41

Note :

Under the new Income Tax Rules, it is mandatory to link PAN with your Aadhaar number before June 30, 2021 from the previous deadline of March 31, 2021.

The PAN cards which are not linked to Aadhaar would become useless and declared “inoperative” as well as a penalty of Rs 1,000 may also be imposed and the KYC status will also become invalid.

The deadline to link the Permanent Account Number with your Aadhaar number is nearing. According to Clause 41 of Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act, “If a person fails to intimate the Aadhaar number, the permanent account number allotted to such person shall be made inoperative after the notified date in the manner as may be provided by rules.”

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Published On : June 22, 2021
A)
Hydrography - enabling autonomous technologies
B)
One hundred years of international cooperation in hydrography
C)
Mapping our seas, oceans, and waterways - more important than ever
D)
Bathymetry - the foundation for sustainable seas, oceans, and waterways

Correct Answer : Option (B) - One hundred years of international cooperation in hydrography

Note : The theme for 2021 World Hydrography Day is "One hundred years of international cooperation in hydrography".

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Published On : June 22, 2021
A)
Section 212A
B)
Section 228D
C)
Section 234H
D)
Section 246T

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Section 234H

Note : As per the new Section 234H of the Income-tax Act 1961, which has been introduced during Budget 2021, the PAN cards which are not linked to Aadhaar after June 30, 2021, would be declared "inoperative", as well as a penalty of Rs 1,000, may also be imposed.

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Published On : June 22, 2021
A)
21 June
B)
22 June
C)
23 June
D)
24 June

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 21 June

Note : The World Music Day takes place on 21 June every year to honor amateur and professional musicians, and to encourage them to showcase their work to the world.

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Published On : June 22, 2021
A)
Yoga for well-being
B)
Yoga for Peace
C)
Yoga for Climate Action
D)
Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Yoga for well-being

Note : This is especially important in times of the pandemic when the mental and physical health of individuals has come under dire stress. As per the official UN website, the theme for International Yoga Day 2021 is 'Yoga for Well-Being' and how the practice of Yoga can promote the holistic health of every individual.

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Published On : June 22, 2021