Current Affairs One-Liner: 15th June 2021

Published on June 15, 2021
  • Flipkart and Telangana Government have entered into a partnership to develop the ‘Medicines from the Sky’ Project in the state. The drones will be used to deliver COVID-19 vaccines, medicines and emergency medical supplies to the rural inaccessible areas. For this purpose, Flipkart will make use of technologies like geo-mapping, routing of shipments and tracking and tracing of locations. The technical support will be received from WEF, NITI Aayog and HealthNet Global.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of Flipkart: Banglore
    • CEO of Flipkart: Kalyan Krishnamurthy
    • CM of Telangana: K. Chandrashekar Rao
    • Governor of Telangana: Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan
  • D. Gukesh: He won the $15,000 Gelfand Challenge chess title and by winning this title he received a ‘wild card' for the elite Meltwaters Champions Chess Tour.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 15th June 2021
  • Awards and Recognition: Prof. Shailesh Ganpule: He is a professor from IIT Roorkee and has won the 'NSG Counter-IED & Counter-Terrorism Innovator Award 2021'. He was awarded for designing a blast-resistant helmet.
  • Anemia Mukt Bharat Index 2020-21: The index is topped by Madhya Pradesh with a score of 64.1. The 2nd and 3rd positions are marked by Odisha and Himachal Pradesh respectively. The index is an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and UNICEF. The ranking is calculated by considering parameters like coverage of Iron-Folic Acid (IFA) supplementation.
  • Coursera’s Global Skills Report 2021: India is ranked at 67th position globally. As per the report, India is said to have 38% of proficiency by considering the ranking for each domain. India’s is ranked at 55th position in the business domain and 66th in the technology domain and data science domain. The report ranking is topped by Switzerland. The 2nd and 3rd ranks are gained by Luxembourg and Austria respectively.
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    • HQ of Coursera: California, USA.
  • Important Days and Themes: 15th June 2021: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • Obituaries: Sanchari Vijay: He was Kannada Film Actor.
    • Nirmal Milkha Kaur: She was a former Indian Volleyball Captain. She was the wife of legend Milkha Singh.
  • ‘Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan’-- Madhya Pradesh
  • RBI extended RBIA System
  • ‘Jivan Vayu’--- IIT Ropar
  • Pulitzer Prize 2021 Winners
  • Central Athlete Injury Management System (CAIMS)

Question: 

Q.1 Which state topped Anemia Mukt Bharat Index 2020-21?
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Himachal Pradesh
c. Maharashtra
d. Odisha

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