26th & 27th June
The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, or World Drug Day, is marked on 26 June every year, to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a world free of drug abuse.
The United Nations General Assembly on December 12, 1997, adopted a resolution to proclaim June 26 as the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
Recognising the potential of the MSME and their role in strengthening economies, June 27 is celebrated as the Micro-Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day.
Anil Khanna has been appointed the acting President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA). To read more, click here.
S.S. Mundra, a public interest director to lead the world’s largest stock exchange, according to the BSE. Justice Vikramajit Sen will be replaced by Mr. Mundra. To read more, click here.
India International Centre’s President is now former foreign secretary and Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Nuclear Affairs and Climate Change Shyam Saran. To read more, click here.
Union minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has approved the Draft GSR Notification to introduce Bharat NCAP (New Car Assessment Program), wherein automobiles in India shall be accorded Star Ratings based upon their performance in Crash Tests. To read more, click here.
ICICI Bank unveiled a digital platform named “Campus Power” to assist students who want to pursue higher education in India and abroad. To read more, click here.
Mo Bus, Odisha-based public transport service has been honored with a prestigious United Nations award, for their role and efforts in helping the world recover better from Covid19. To read more, click here.
Points to remember:
Odisha Capital: Bhubaneswar
Odisha Chief Minister: Naveen Patnaik
Odisha Governor: Ganeshi Lal.
Shreya Lenka , the 18-year-old from Odisha is now a part of popular South Korean girl group Blackswan along with a Brazilian girl called Gabriela Dalcin. To read more, click here.
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