Current Affairs One-Liner: 5th June 2021

Published on June 05, 2021
  • 2021 P4G Seoul Summit: It was hosted by South Korea under the theme of ‘Green Recovery and 2050 Carbon Neutrality’.
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced to implement misions named as ‘DAVANCI+’ and ‘VERITAS’ to Venus. For this mission, NASA will spend $500 million each. The ‘DAVANCI+’ signifies Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble Gases, Chemistry and Imaging. The ‘VERITAS’ signifies Venus Emissivity, Radio Science, InSAR, Topography and Spectroscopy.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 5th June 2021
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of NASA: Washington DC, USA
    • 14th Administrator of NASA: Bill Nelson
  • The Satin Creditcare Network Limited (SCNL), which is a Microfinance Institute (MFI) and its banking partner HSBC India has partnered with NPCI to integrate with NPCI’s UPI AutoPay platform. This will enable automation of loan EMI payment by its customers. Also, by doing so, SCNL has become 1st MFI of India to get the UPI AutoPay feature.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India): Mumbai
    • MD and CEO of NPCI: Dilip Asbe
  • Important Days and Themes: 5th June 2021: International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
    • 5th June 2021: World Environment Day
    • Theme: Reimagine Recreate Restore
  • Tsang Yin-Hung from Hong Kong: She has become the fastest female climber to climb and reach Mount Everest Peak. The time she took for the journey was 25 hours 50 minutes. She has beaten the record of Phunjo Jhangmu Lama, she is from Nepal.
  • The cabinet of Punjab approved to the creation of a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to operate and maintain large multi-village surface water supply schemes in the state. The SPV will help to ensure a long duration water supply in rural parts of the state where water quality is affected.
  • Static Part: 
    • Lakes in Punjab: Harike Lake, Kanjli Lake, Ropar Lake
    • Folk Dance of Punjab: Bhangra, Giddha, Karthi, Kikkli, Sammi
  • India and ADB signed Loan Agreement
  • NR Savings Account Scheme for the Seafarer Segment – Federal Bank
  • RBI’s June 2021 Policy Review Meeting
  • Union Cabinet approved Various MoUs
  • ICICI Bank to Offer ‘SWIFT gpi Instant’ Facility

Question: 

Q.1 When is World Environment Day marked?
a. 18th Sep
b. 4th Sep
c. 5th June
d. 16th June

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