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Daily Current Affairs 6th June 2023: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 6th June 2023. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 6th June 2023. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 6th June 2023 Current affairs test.

 

National News

1. Sedition Law in India: Preserving, Reforming, or Abolishing?

  • The 22nd Law Commission’s recent report advocates for the retention of the sedition law within the Indian Penal Code (IPC), while suggesting amendments and procedural safeguards to curb misuse.
  • Originally from 17th century England, sedition laws were introduced into the Indian legal framework via the IPC in 1870.

2. Investments by Indian Railways in Safety Measures

  • The Indian Railways has committed an investment exceeding Rs 1 lakh crore towards safety protocols between the fiscal years 2017-2018 and 2021-2022. This major emphasis has been on track renewal, especially in light of a recent train mishap in Balasore, Odisha, highlighted by Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge.
  • In response to a report from the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, which was referenced by Kharge to challenge funding allocated for track renewal, official statistics demonstrate a consistent rise in spending on projects related to safety, refuting allegations of funding cuts.

International News

3. Economic Challenges Faced by Germany

  • Germany, currently the fourth-largest global economy, has entered a recession, triggered by a drop in the Euro and an unforeseen economic contraction during Q1 of 2023.
  • This contraction, fulfilling one criteria of a recession, signifies the second successive quarter of negative growth.

State News

4. Inauguration of Dettol Climate-Resilient School in Uttarakhand by Reckitt

  • In conjunction with World Environment Day, Reckitt launched the pioneering Dettol Climate-Resilient School in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand. This initiative, a segment of the Dettol Banega Swasth India campaign, seeks to empower schools with the knowledge and resources necessary to foster climate-resilient communities.
  • Due to various factors like glacial melting, population growth, seismic activities, and overuse of natural resources, Uttarakhand remains especially susceptible to the negative repercussions of climate change.

5. The Mekedatu Project: Appeal for Collaboration by Karnataka

  • The Mekedatu project has recently surfaced in discussions, with Karnataka’s Deputy Chief Minister, D K Shivakumar, pushing for the erection of a balancing reservoir along the Cauvery River near Kanakapura.
  • Shivakumar, who also holds positions as the Karnataka Congress president and an MLA from Kanakapura, stressed the urgency for preparatory actions for the project and underscored the potential advantages for both Bengaluru and farmers in Tamil Nadu.

Appointments News

6. Nirmala Lakshman Ascends to Chairperson of The Hindu Group

  • Ms. Nirmala Lakshman has been designated as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of The Hindu Group Publishing Private Limited (THGPPL) for a term spanning three years.
  • She succeeds Ms. Malini Parthasarathy, who relinquished her role as Chairperson post the culmination of her three-year term during the board meeting held on June 5, 2023.

7. Wrangler Welcomes Smriti Mandhana as Brand Ambassador

  • Ace Turtle Omni Pvt Ltd., a prominent retail entity, has on-boarded Indian cricket sensation Smriti Mandhana as the brand ambassador for its Wrangler label, holding exclusive rights for the denim brand in India.
  • A prominent figure in international women’s cricket, Mandhana has been lauded with honors such as the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year on two occasions due to her stellar performances.

Economy News

8. The Green GDP Paradigm: Aligning Economic Proliferation with Ecological Conservation

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  • As global challenges like climate change and environmental deterioration intensify, the Green GDP concept has attracted significant interest.
  • Green GDP functions as an economic metric that integrates environmental costs and gains linked to economic endeavors, presenting a more holistic assessment of a country’s economic ascent.

Banking News

9. ‘Antardrishti’: A New Financial Inclusion Dashboard Unveiled by RBI Governor

  • RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das recently introduced a novel financial inclusion dashboard, ‘Antardrishti’, aimed at offering insights and monitoring the progress of financial inclusion by assimilating pertinent data.
  • This venture underscores the RBI’s dedication to augmenting financial inclusion via a synergistic strategy involving diverse stakeholders.

Schemes News

10. World Environment Day: PM Modi Unveils Conservation Initiatives

  • Marking World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced two initiatives, Amrit Dharoharand MISHTI (Mangrove Initiative for Shoreline Habitats and Tangible Incomes). These schemes are geared towards rejuvenating and conserving India’s wetlands and mangroves, fostering a sustainable future and economy.

Sports News

11. FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2023: Serbia and USA Celebrate Victory

  • During the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2023 held in Vienna, Austria, the Serbian men’s team and the USA women’s team clinched the championship. Serbia attained their sixth title in eight tournaments by outclassing the USA in the men’s finale.
  • Football legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced his retirement post an illustrious career with AC Milan, having played for a slew of renowned clubs worldwide and securing multiple league championships.

13. Conclusion of the 3rd Khelo India University Games in Varanasi

  • The third installment of the Khelo India University Games wrapped up at the IIT BHU campus in Varanasi. The event was graced by notable personalities such as the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur and Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Important Days

14. Russian Language Day 2023: Honoring the UN’s Linguistic Diversity

  • United Nations Russian Language Day, commemorated annually on June 6th, was instituted by UNESCO in 2010. This day coincides with Alexander Pushkin’s birthday, a distinguished Russian poet frequently hailed as the progenitor of contemporary Russian linguistics.
  • This initiative aims at fostering equal recognition and esteem for all six official UN languages: English, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and French.
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