Current Affairs One-Liner: 26th June 2021

Published on June 26, 2021
  • Important Days and Themes: 26th June 2021: International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
    • Theme: Share Facts on Drugs, Save Lives
    • 26th June 2021: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
  • Books and Authors: Title of Book: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’
    • Author: Ruskin Bond
  • The S&P Global Ratings has projected India's GDP growth forecast to be at 9.5% for FY22. Earlier it had projected an 11% forecast for the same.
  • 3rd Northern Zone Food Processing Summit 2021: It was organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and was addressed by Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Narendra Singh Tomar.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 26th June 2021
  • The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) signed MoU with Instituto Nacional de Asociativismoy Economía Social (INAES) and Cooperative Confederation of Argentina (Cooper) to set up nano urea liquid manufacturing unit in Argentina.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of IFFCO: New Delhi
    • Capital of Argentina: Buenos Aires
    • Currency of Argentina: Peso
  • Goa: It has become the first Rabies free state in India.
  • Static Part: 
    • CM of Goa: Pramod Sawant
    • Governor of Goa: Bhagat Singh Koshyari
  • Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB): It is the joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and it was effectively launched in Bhutan in partnership with India. India was the Partner Jurisdiction and has provided the Tax Expert for this programme. The duration of the programme will be 24 months.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of UNDP: New York, USA
    • HQ of OECD: Paris, France
    • Capital of Bhutan: Thimphu
    • Currency of Bhutan: Bhutanese Ngultrum
  • 11th BRICS S&T Steering Committee meeting: At this meet, BRICS nations agreed to cooperate on innovation cooperation. The meeting was hosted by DST (Department of Science and Technology), GOI. The proposal made by India for cooperation in innovation will considered at the BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation Entrepreneurship (STIEP) working group to define and elaborate action plan.
  • Denmark Signed Framework Agreement on ISA with India
  • ‘Aarogyam Healthcare Business Loan’-- SBI
  • Global Investors Roundtable organised by USISPF
  • IAF and IN participated in Passage Exercise with the US
  • RBI released New Dividend Payment Norms for NBFCs

Question: 

Q.1 In which country was Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) was launched in partnership with India?
a. Bangladesh
b. Nepal
c. Bhutan
d. Brunei

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