UPSC IAS Quiz: Top 7 current affairs quiz for Civil Services exam

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The UPSC IAS quiz covers the topics such as the recently launched I-Familia database, newly elected member to UN General Assembly, and the two new ambitious missions of NASA, among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 June 2021

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Ziona Chana, the Mizoram man who headed the world's largest family with at least 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren, passed away on June 13, 2021 at 76 years. 

Current Affairs Quiz: 14 June 2021

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The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as  Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan, new Prime Minister of Israel and ICC Hall of Fame 2021 among others. 

Explained: What is G7 and its agenda? What is in it for India?

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India is a natural ally for the G7 countries to fight against threats such as terrorism, authoritarianism, violent extremism, disinformation, and economic coercion. What is G7? Explained.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 June 2021

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Ending the 12-year rule of Netanyahu, Naftali Bennett has been elected as the Prime Minister of Israel.

G7 Summit 2021: G7 leaders agree to stick to 1.5°C temp rise, call for probe into COVID-19 origins

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All G7 leaders, for the first time, also agreed to align their long-term and short-term climate goals in a manner that keeps the 1.5 degrees Celsius global warming threshold within reach.

Madhya Pradesh Government launches ‘Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan’

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Under the campaign, the teachers and about 16 lakh students of the Government colleges of higher and technical education will be given training in ‘COVID friendly behaviour and vaccination’. 

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approves Rs. 498.8 crores budgetary support for Defence Innovation

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The approved budgetary support will provide a big boost to the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ of PM Modi as iDEX-DIO has the primary objective of self-reliance and indigenization in defence and aerospace sector of the country.

How to verify whether a Covid vaccine certificate is authentic or fake

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The Government of India has implemented a verification system for the public to verify the authenticity of their COVID-19 vaccine certificate. Read all you need to know.

ICC inducts 10 cricketers in ICC Hall of Fame: Check out Full List

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Legendary Indian cricketer Vinoo Mankad is among the ten ICC Hall of Fame inductees for 2021.  He was the first Indian to score 1000 test runs and take 100 test wickets. Check full list here. 

Tigray famine: Tragedy of man-made crisis in Ethiopia

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As per IPC analysis, famine conditions in Tigray are in phase 5, which starts with a catastrophe warning and rises to a declaration of famine in a region. More than 3,50,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray are suffering famine conditions, with millions more at risk. 

French Open 2021 Final: Novak Djokovic claims 19th Grand Slam, defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas

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Djokovic is now only major away from reaching the record of 20 that Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer both hold. Read all you need to know.

UAE, Brazil, Albania, Gabon, Ghana elected to UNSC, How are UNSC members elected? - Explained

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The ten non-permanent UNSC members are elected by the United Nations General Assembly for two-year terms starting on 1st January. Five nations are replaced each year. Check which nations are retiring this year. 

Dingko Singh, Asian Games Gold Medallist Boxer, passes away at 42

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The Asian Games Gold Medal in 1998 was Dingko’s historic medal that raised the morale of the success-starved Indian boxing team.

Who is Naftali Bennett; Israel’s new Prime Minister and hard-right tech millionaire?

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Naftali Bennett is a former tech entrepreneur who made millions before he switched to, and got deeply involved in, right-wing politics and a religious Nationalist political position. 

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 7 June to 13 June 2021

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The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as most liveable city in the world, PEN Pinter Prize 2021, India's GDP growth and YounTab Scheme among others. 

44th GST Council Meeting Updates: GST rate cut down for COVID-19 medical supplies

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The GST rate for Covid testing kits, medical-grade oxygen and ventilator has been reduced from 12 percent earlier to 5 percent.

Mixing COVID-19 vaccines – Possible Benefits and Concerns | Explainer of the Day

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India is currently administering doses of COVAXIN, COVISHIELD, and Sputnik V. However, vaccinating people with different vaccines is yet to be approved. Read all you need to know about the possible benefits and concerns of mixing COVID-19 vaccines.

Indian-origin journalist wins Pulitzer Prize 2021 for exposing China's secret detention camps

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Megha Rajagopalan is among two Indian-origin journalists who won the US's top journalism award. Another Indian-origin journalist, Neil Bedi won the Pulitzer in the local reporting category. Check complete list of Pulitzer 2021 winners here. 

World Day Against Child Labour 2021: Theme, History, and Significance

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2021 has been declared as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour by the UN General Assembly. Read all you need to know.

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