Current Affairs 16th June 2021 , Daily GK Update

Daily GK & Current affairs is very important for any Government and other Competitive Exams. All the important updates based on current affairs 2021 are included in this Daily Current Affairs 16 June 2021 article.

Daily GK Update 16 June 2021, Daily Current Affairs 2021 

Daily Current Affairs 2021: Daily Gk update is most important section for any competitive examination. Current affairs ask from 4-5 Month so here Ambitious Baba regularly update the Daily GK Update & daily Current affairs 2021. If you are preparing for Government Job Exams then it is very important for you to read the Daily Current Affairs 2021, Daily GK Update 2021. All the important updates based on current affairs 2021 are included in this Daily Current Affairs 2021 article. All the serious candidates are advised to bookmark this page and read the GK Update on daily basis. It will help you mug up the important current affairs 2020 / Daily GK Update for LIC, IBPSSBI POSSCRailways  , SBI Clerk 2021 State and NRA CET Exam of 2021.

International (Current Affairs)

India slips 12 spots to 55th position in Global Home Price Index

India slips 12 spots to 55th position in Global Home Price Index

  • India has moved down 12 spots in the global home price index to 55th rank in Q1 2021 against 43rd rank in Q1 2020, with a decline of 1.6 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in home prices, Knight Frank, in its latest research report “Global House Price Index” – Q1 2021.
  • Global Home Price Index is prepared by the London-based Knight Frank, which monitors housing prices in 56 countries. Turkey continues to lead the annual rankings with prices up by 32 per cent YoY, followed by New Zealand.

Banking and Financial

Policybazaar gets insurance broking licence

Policybazaar gets insurance broking licence

  • Policybazaar said it has got approval from regulator IRDAI to undertake insurance broking, a development that will help the company augment business and expand bouquet of services.
  • With this development, the company will surrender its web aggregator licence to Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) and undertake business including insurance aggregation under the broking umbrella.

ADB, India sign $484 million loan to upgrade road network in Tamil Nadu industrial corridor

ADB, India sign $484 million loan to upgrade road network in Tamil Nadu industrial corridor

  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $484 million loan to improve transport connectivity and facilitate industrial development in the Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in the state of Tamil Nadu.
  • “The project is key to providing seamless road connectivity across industrial clusters, transport gateways and consumption centers, and help reduce logistics and production costs for CKIC’s targeted industries to boost their competitiveness.

List of Loan approved by ADB 2021

  • $300 million Upgrade power distribution network in Uttar Pradesh
  • 2100 Cr.- Tripura for urban, tourism development
  • $231 million- enhance power generation capacity in Assam
  • $300 million Upgrade the power distribution system in Bengaluru city.


Mukesh Sharma appointed honorary member of WHO’s Technical Advisory Group

Mukesh Sharma appointed honorary member of WHO’s Technical Advisory Group

  • Mukesh Sharma, a faculty at IIT Kanpur, has been appointed as an honorary member of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Air Pollution and Health – Technical Advisory Group (GAPH-TAG).
  • Members of the Technical Advisory Group are selected across the globe and appointed by the Director-General, WHO. Sharma, associated with the civil engineering department at IIT Kanpur and an air quality expert, has melded rigorous research with policy engagement.


Wrestler Vinesh Phogat clinched gold medal in Poland open

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat clinched gold medal in Poland open

  • Asian champion and star wrestler Vinesh Phogat  clinched gold in the 53kg category at the Poland Open.
  • The Indian wrestler was in top-notch form during the game as she defeated Khrystyna Bereza of Ukraine 8-0 in Final.

Important Day

June 16: Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev

  • Guru Arjan Dev was the first of the two Gurus martyred in the Sikh faith. He was the fifth Guru of the Sikhs. According to the Hindu calendar, Guru Arjan Dev Martyrdom Day is observed on Jeth Sudi 4 and this year it is being observed 14 June.
  • Born in 1563 in Goindval of Tarn Taran district, Guru Arjan Dev was martyred on 16 June, 1606. People belonging to the Sikh community observe this occasion as Chabeel Day in his remembrance.

16 June: International Day of Family Remittances

  • The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly and is observed on 16 June.
  • This day further highlights the great resilience of migrant workers in the face of economic insecurities, natural and climate-related disasters and a global pandemic. The first International Day of Family Remittances was celebrated on June 16, 2015.


Veteran actor Chandrashekhar Passed away

  • Veteran Bollywood actor Chandrashekhar has died at the age of 97.
  • The veteran actor has done over 250 films and numerous TV shows in his long career. Starting his career as a junior artist, he went on to emerge as a prominent character actor. He acted in ‘Surang’ as a lead actor (1953) and went on to do ‘Mastana’ (1954), ‘Basant Bahaar’ (1956), ‘Kaali Topi Laal Rumaal’ (1959), ‘Barsaat Ki Raat’ (1960), ‘Rustom-e-Baghdad’ (1963) and ‘Kanyadaan’ (1968), among numerous other films. His performance as Arya Sumanta in Ramanand Sagar’s iconic TV show Ramayan is also memorable. His last film was ‘Khauff’ (2000).

Read it on APP

Attempt Current Affairs QUIZ

Click to Subscribe Our Youtube Channel for Free Complete Banking & Insurance Course


Click here to Buy Bank & insurance Yearly Online Test Series

Download Online Mock Test Mobile APP

Recommended PDF’s for 2021:

2021 Preparation Kit PDF

Most important PDF’s for Bank, SSC, Railway and Other Government Exam : Download PDF Now

AATMA-NIRBHAR Series- Static GK/Awareness Practice Ebook PDF Get PDF here
The Banking Awareness 500 MCQs E-book| Bilingual (Hindi + English) Get PDF here
AATMA-NIRBHAR Series- Banking Awareness Practice Ebook PDF Get PDF here
Computer Awareness Capsule 2.O Get PDF here
AATMA-NIRBHAR Series Quantitative Aptitude Topic-Wise PDF 2020 Get PDF here
Memory Based Puzzle E-book | 2016-19 Exams Covered Get PDF here
Caselet Data Interpretation 200 Questions Get PDF here
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement E-Book for BANK PO MAINS (Vol-1) Get PDF here

Leave a Reply