Current Affairs Today & Important Events of 1 June

Current Affairs Today, Important Events of 1 June, current affairs of 1 june
Current Affairs Today & Important Events of 1 June

Current Affairs Today & Important Events

*Important Events of 1 June :
  • June 1 - World Milk Day
  • The first Indian Charter Officer (ICS) Satyendranath Tagore was born on June 1, 1842.
  • Henry Falls, the father of fingerprinting, was born on June 1, 1843.
  • Vishnupant Govind Damle, Sheikh Fattelal, V. Prabhat Film Company was established by Shantaram and Keshavrao Dhaybar on 1 June 1929 at Kolhapur.
  • The Deccan Queen train between Mumbai and Pune was started on June 1, 1930.
  • The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research was established on June 1, 1945.

Historical Events

  • 1979 Vizianagaram district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • 1996 H. D. Deve Gowda becomes Prime Minister of India
  • 2008 IPL Cricket Final, DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals win the inaugural event; beat Chennai Super Kings by 3 wickets; Yusuf Pathan top scores with 56 (39)
  • IPL 2014 Cricket Final, M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by 3 wickets; Manish Pandey, 94 (50)

*Current Affairs Today

1. India ranks seventh in the list of countries hit by Corona:
  • India is ranked seventh in the list of top 10 countries hit by the Corona. As of Sunday night, there were 1 lakh 90 thousand 609 patients in India.
  • With this, India has overtaken France. France has 1 lakh 88 thousand 882 patients with corona, India has overtaken France and has moved up from ninth to the seventh position.
  • The United States still tops the list with 1.8 million Corona patients.
  • It is followed by Brazil and Russia. There are five million coronary patients in Brazil and four million coronary patients in Russia.
  • Brazil tops the list, followed by Brazil, Russia, Spain, England, Italy, and India.

2. Vinesh Fogat Recommended for Khel Ratna Award:
  • Vinesh Fogat, a bronze medalist at the World Wrestling Championships, has been nominated for the Khel Ratna, the highest award in the sport, for the second year in a row.
  • Sakshi Malik, a bronze medalist at the Rio Olympics, has applied for the Arjuna Award.
  • Vinesh, who qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, is currently the only female wrestler from India. She was also recommended for Khel Ratna last year. But wrestler Bajrang Poonia got the highest award. Vinesh has had a consistent performance over the last three years.
  • Vineesh also won a gold medal at the Asia Games in Jakarta, a bronze medal at the World Wrestling Championships in Noor Sultan in 2019, and a bronze medal at the Asia Wrestling Championships in New Delhi earlier this year.
  • Sakshi Malik has received the highest award of Khel Ratna in 2016. However, she has applied for the Arjuna Award.

3. One Nation One Ration Card from today:
  • The 'One Nation One Ration Card' scheme will be implemented across the country from today, i.e. from June 1.
  • The scheme will enable ration cardholders to buy foodgrains from anywhere in the country at the rates fixed by the government.
  • Also, until now, ration cardholders were able to get rations in the same districts where they were producing ration cards. But, now all the beneficiaries will be able to get rations from anywhere in the country.
  • The apex court had directed the Center to implement such a scheme in the country. Finally, the scheme is being implemented across the country from June 1.
  • Under the 'One Nation One Ration Card' scheme, 17 states and Union Territories have been connected, said Union Minister for Consumer Protection and Food and Civil Supplies Ram Vilas Paswan.
  • So Odisha, Mizoram, and Nagaland are also being prepared for this. A total of 20 states and union territories will be ready for the launch of the 'One Nation One Ration Card' scheme.
  • Beneficiaries will be identified through the PDS machine under the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme. Beneficiaries will be identified on the basis of the PDS machine. For this scheme, the government will have to install PDS machines in all ration shops.
  • Also, there is no need to make a new ration card or deposit an old ration card for this scheme. Beneficiaries can also avail of the scheme through their old ration card.
  • Ration cards will be in two languages. The first is the local language and the second will be Hindi or English.
  • Under this scheme, the beneficiaries will get rice at Rs 3 per kg and wheat at Rs 2 per month. Meanwhile, people who do not have a ration card can get a ration card by filing an online application.

4. Consideration of an Independent Commission for Migrant Workers:
  • The central government is considering setting up an independent commission for the employment of migrant workers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.
  • Corona has caused millions of migrants to face a variety of hardships and challenges. Noting this, Modi said that the appointment of a commission for migrants was being discussed in detail at the central level.
  • Work is being done to find out what kind of skills the workers have. For this, the help of some enterprising companies is being sought. Modi said a commission for migrant workers was being considered at the central government level.
  • Migrant workers have fled to the villages as the corona has hit urban employment. Efforts are being made to provide them with employment opportunities as well as self-employment opportunities. Modi said that encouragement is also being given to start small scale industries in the villages.

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