Today Top Current Affairs 30 June 2021
Today Top Current Affairs 30 June 2021: Daily Current Affairs 30th June 2021 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams.
PM Modi Launches Japanese-style Zen Garden and Kaizen Academy in Ahmedabad
On 27th June 2021, PM Modi has inaugurated a Zen Garden and Kaizen Academy at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA) premises in Ahmedabad virtually. such initiatives are being known as part of PM’s vision of creating a ‘Mini-Japan’ in Gujarat.
- Zen Garden has been built by Japan Information and Study Centre at AMA and Indo-Japan Friendship Association (IJFA), Gujarat, supported by the Hyogo International Association (HIA), Japan.
- Zen Garden in Ahmedabad will show various elements of Japanese art, culture, landscape, and architecture.
About Gujarat –
- Capital: Gandhinagar
- Governor: Acharya Devvrat
- Chief minister: Vijay Rupani
“Policymaker’s Journal: From New Delhi to Washington D.C” book authored by Indian Economist Kaushik Basu
Indian economist, Kaushik Basu has authored a new book on policymaking titled “Policymaker’s Journal: From New Delhi to Washington D.C.” the book will be launched on July 06, 2021.
- The book narrates Kaushik Basu’s experience of his over 7 years career, first in India as Chief Economic Adviser to the Indian Govt and after that as Chief Economist at the World Bank in Washington DC, USA.
- it is a revised version of the diary written by Kaushik Basu
KK Venugopal as Attorney General of India for One Year till June 2022
On 28th June 2021, The Indian Govt has decided to extend Attorney General KK Venugopal’s tenure by one more year till June 30th, 2022. KK Venugopal gets his 2nd extension after 2020 where his tenure was extended by one year.
- Kottayan Katankot Venugopal is 89 years old and has been serving as the 15th Attorney General from 1st July 2017 for a period of three years.
WhatsApp appoints Manesh Mahatme as Head of Payments Business in India
WhatsApp announces to appoint former Amazon Pay executive Manesh Mahatme as the Director of Whatsapp Payments in India.
- Manesh Mahatme has served as Director and Board member of Amazon Pay India for a period of seven years.
- He has worked in Citibank, Airtel Money, and Amazon.
- he has a B.E. honors degree in Electrical and Electronics from BITS, Pilani, and completed PGDM from Mumbai’s S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research.
Rahi Sarnobat won a gold medal in the women’s 25m pistol event at ISSF Shooting World Cup in Croatia
Rahi Sarnobat (Indian Shooter) has won a gold medal in the category of 25m pistol shooting at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Osijek, Croatia. the ISSF Shooting World Cup was started on 22nd June 2021 and will end on 3rd July 2021.
- In this tournament, Indian players have clinched 1st gold and also have one silver and two bronze medals earlier in the tournament.
International Asteroid Day 2021
The day of 30th June is observed as International Asteroid Day in order to create awareness about asteroids and what can be done to protect the Earth, its families, communities, and future generations from a catastrophic event. this day is also known as Asteroid Day.
- The first International Asteroid Day took place in 2015.
- The day marks the anniversary of the Siberian Tunguska event. the event was held on 30th June 1908. the Siberian Tunguska event was the most harmful known asteroid-related event on Earth in recent history.
International Day of Parliamentarism 2021
The day of 30th June is observed as The United Nations International Day of Parliamentarism every year. this day marks the celebrations of parliaments and the ways in which parliamentary systems of govt improve the day-to-day lives of people the world over.
- It also highlights the anniversary of the Geneva-based Inter-Parliamentary Union, the global organization of parliaments which was set up in the year 1889 on 30th June.
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