Current Affairs 26th , 27th June 2021 , Daily GK Update

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International (Current Affairs)

QS EMBA Rankings 2021: IIM Bangalore ranked best in India

QS EMBA Rankings 2021: IIM Bangalore ranked best in India

  • The Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has been ranked the best in India in the latest edition of QS Executive MBA Rankings.
  • IIMB has bagged the 39th spot globally, making it the only Indian institute to feature in the list of the top 100.
  • The QS EMBA Rankings consider career outcomes, diversity, employer reputation, executive profile and thought leadership, according to the statement.

QS EMBA Ranking 2021: Top 10 executive MBAs in the World

  • Rank 1: HEC Paris’ Executive MBA
  • Rank 2: The Wharton School’s MBA for executives
  • Rank 3: IESE Business School’s Global Executive MBA

Banking & Financial

SBI Card partners with Fabindia to launch Fabindia SBI Card

  • SBI Card, the country’s second-largest credit card issuer and Fabindia, a retail platform for a wide range of handcrafted products by the artisans of the country, have joined hands to launch an exclusive co-branded contactless credit card named “Fabindia SBI Card”.
  • The card is designed with curated benefits and privileges to offer a rewarding shopping experience to its premium customers and comes in two variants — Fabindia SBI Card SELECT and Fabindia SBI Card.

World Bank board approves $125 million support program to Kerala

  • The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $125 million program to support Kerala’s preparedness against natural disasters, climate change impacts, disease outbreaks and pandemics.
  • Kerala Program will focus on two key areas which includes incorporating disaster risk planning in the master plans of urban and local self-governments to ease financial constraints on the state government when faced with unexpected shocks.
  • Secondly it will help make the health, water resources management, agriculture, and road sectors more resilient to calamities.

Jio and Google Cloud to Collaborate on 5G Technology

Jio and Google Cloud to Collaborate on 5G Technology

  • Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and Google Cloud are embarking on a comprehensive, long-term strategic relationship with a goal of powering 5G in enterprise and consumer segments nationwide.
  • Reliance will also augment its compute workload for retail business taking advantage of Google’s AI/ML, e-commerce, and demand forecasting offerings.

Note: About Reliance Jio

  • President Infocomm: Mathew Oommen;
  • Founder: Mukesh Ambani;
  • Founded: 2007;
  • Headquater: Mumbai.

India’s fiscal 2022 GDP growth rate now expected at 9.6%: Ind-Ra

India's fiscal 2022 GDP growth rate now expected at 9.6%: Ind-Ra

  • India’s FY22 GDP growth rate is now expected at 9.6 per cent, lower than an earlier estimate of 10.1 per cent, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said on 25th June.
  • This rate is, however, contingent upon India vaccinating its entire adult population by December 31, 2021.

Note: India GDP projected F22 (2021-2022)

  • Word Bank-8.3%
  • ICRA-8.5%
  • ADB-11%
  • Crisil-9.5%
  • OECD-9.9%
  • Nomura –10.8%

BIS: India’s bank credit-to-GDP ratio grows 56% in 2020

BIS: India’s bank credit-to-GDP ratio grows 56% in 2020

  • Bank for International Settlements (BIS), incremental credit growth has decreased to 59-year low at 5.56% in Financial Year 2021.
  • As per data, bank credit-to-GDP ratio has increased to a five-year high at about 56% in 2020. However, this increase is way behind its peers and is half of the G20 average.
  • Total outstanding bank credit was at $1.52 trillion in 2020 at the credit-to-GDP ratio of 56%. However, this was the second lowest among all other Asian countries.

Award

Smart City awards 2020

Smart City awards 2020

  • Smart City Awards 2020 was announced under the ‘Smart Cities Mission’ on June 25.
  • Uttar Pradesh was ranked as top performing state under India Smart Cities Award Contest 2020. Madhya Pradesh came second while Tamil Nadu at third position.
  • Surat and Indore won best award for their overall performance in 2020. Best union territory award was conferred to Chandigarh.
  • These awards were given under the themes of Social Aspects, Governance, Urban Environment, Sanitation, Culture, Economy, Water, Built Environment and Urban Mobility.

Defence

India’s First IAC to be commissioned in 2022

  • India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) named ‘INS Vikrant’ (meaning courageous) will be commissioned in 2022 Said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
  • INS Vikrant is also called as Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 1 (IAC-1). This aircraft carrier is being constructed by Cochin Shipyard in Kochi, Kerala for Indian Navy. It will be the first aircraft carrier to be built in India. Motto of the IAC is Jayema Sam Yudhi Sprdhah. It is taken from Rigveda 1.8.3.
  • Commissioning of IAC will be befitting tribute to India’s 75th year of India’s independence.

Science

Microsoft Officially Launches ‘Windows 11’

  • Microsoft officially launched its new Windows operating system ‘Windows 11’. It is being called as the “next generation” of Windows.
  • The release comes nearly six-year after the current latest Windows Operating System ‘Windows 10’ was launched in July 2015.

Important Day

25 June: Day of the Seafarer

  • The International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates the annual Day of the Seafarer (DoS) on June 25 each year to pay respect to Seafarers and sailors who help the entire world function by conducting sea transport.
  • Theme 2021:“Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future”.

June 26: International Day against Drug Abuse

  • The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed on 26 June every year with the aim to create awareness about issues related to drugs and strengthening action and cooperation in order to make the world free of drug abuse.
  • Theme 2021: “Share Facts On Drugs, Save Lives”.

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