Dear Champions, as you all know that a lot of competitive exams have been notified consequently. Candidates have to prepare themselves according to the level of competition and expectation of  the Recruitment board. Regarding that one of the most important topic is Daily Current Affairs. Current Affairs in the form of contemporary events of national & international play a crucial role in almost every competitive exams like Banking, Insurance, SSC, UPSC, TNPSC, Railway etc.

Current affairs are the most dynamic yet scoring among all sections and need to be prepared from the right source. Here, we cafunsta team, providing  Daily GK Updates, Current Affairs Questions, and Monthly  current affairs pdf.


June 11 | Daily Current Affairs 2021


1. Neeraj Chopra wins javelin gold medal in Meeting Cidade de Lisboa in which country?
A) Sweden
B) Lisbon
C) Zimbabwe
E) Russia
Answer: B) Lisbon

  • India’s Neeraj Chopra won the javelin gold medal in the Meeting Cidade de Lisboa in Lisbon with a throw of 83.18 metres recorded with his sixth and last attempt.
  • In the field of five Portuguese competitors, 23-year-old Chopra’s best throw was 83.18m, which turned out to be a gold medal-winning effort as the other competitors failed to cross the 80m mark.

Neeraj Chopra – Javelin gold medal in Meeting Cidade de Lisboa in Lisbon.


2. Radhamohan passed away. He won which award?
A) Padma Shri
B) Padma Bhushan
C) Padma Vibhushan
D) Bharat Ratna
E) Kir Chakra
Answer: A) Padma Shri

  • Noted social worker and retired professor in Economics Padma Shri Radhamohan passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
  • Radhamohan and his daughter Sabarmatee were conferred with prestigious Padma Shri Award, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country, in 2020 for their contribution to agriculture sector.

Padma Shri recipient Dr Ashok Panagariya dies of post Covid complications:

  • Internationally acclaimed neurologist and recipient of Padma Shri Dr Ashok Panagariya died after battling with post Covid-19 complications .
  • In 2014, he was felicitated with Padma Shri.
  • The eminent neurologist received the Merit Award from the Government of Rajasthan in 1992.

Radhamohan – Veteran social worker Padma Shree.


3. Which Bank collaborates with Oracle and Infosys for enhanced customer experience?
A) Canara Bank
B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
C) Federal Bank
D) Central Bank of India
Answer: C) Federal Bank

  • Federal Bank has announced an expanded strategic collaboration with Oracle and Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, to provide an enhanced customer experience through Oracle CX (Customer Experience) platform.
  • These services will help improve productivity and customer satisfaction by using the financial, biographical, and demographical information of customers.

Federal Bank:
Hq: Aluva, Kerala
CEO: Shri Shyam Srinivasan
Tagline: Your Perfect Banking Partner

Founded: 16 June 1977
Headquarters: Austin, Texas, United States

CEO: Salil Parekh
Founded: 7 July 1981
Headquarters: Bengaluru

Federal Bank + Oracle + Infosys – Enhanced customer experience.

4. Which Bank launches ‘Kavach Personal Loan’ scheme for COVID patients?
A) State Bank of India
B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
C) Federal Bank
D) Central Bank of India
Answer: A) State Bank of India

  • In its endeavor to provide much-needed relief to its customers who are
    facing financial stress on account of COVID treatment-related expenses, State Bank of India(SBI) has launched a collateral-free unique loan offering – ‘Kavach Personal Loan’.
  • The loan covers expenses of COVID treatment of self and family members of the customer.
  • This product was launched by Dinesh Khara, Chairman, SBI.
  • Under this scheme, customers can avail loans up to Rs 5 lacs at an effective interest rate of 8.5% per annum for 60 months which is inclusive of three months moratorium.
  • This unique product is being offered under the collateral-free personal loan category and comes at the cheapest rate of interest under this segment.
  • Reimbursement of expenses already incurred for COVID related medical expenses shall also be provided under the scheme.

RBI allows banks to charge Rs 21 for post limit ATM transactions from January 1:

  • The Reserve Bank permitted banks to increase charges for cash and non-cash ATM transactions beyond free monthly permissible limit from next year.
  • Bank customers will have to pay Rs 21 per transaction, instead of Rs 20, with effect from January 1, 2022, if they exceed the monthly limit of free transactions.
  • However, customers will continue to be eligible for five free transactions (inclusive of financial and non-financial transactions) every month from their own bank ATMs.
  • They would also be able to do three free transactions from other bank ATMs in metro centres and five in non-metro centres.

Reserve Bank of India:
Act: Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Governor– Shaktikanta Das
Deputy Governors– 4 (T Rabi Sankar, Mahesh Kumar Jain, Michael Debabrata Patra, M. Rajeshwar Rao)

State Bank of India:
Capital: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Head: Dinesh Kumar Khara
Tagline: With You all the way, Pure Banking Nothing Else, The Nation Bank on Us, The
Banker to Every Indian, A Bank of the Common Man

SBI – ‘Kavach Personal Loan’ scheme for COVID patients.
RBI – Extend Risk-Based Internal Audit System To HFCs.

5. Which Bank launches Employee-funded customer COVID relief Ghar Ghar Ration Program?
A) State Bank of India
B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
C) Federal Bank
Answer: D) IDFC FIRST Bank

  • IDFC FIRST Bank has announced the launch of “Ghar Ghar Ration” Program, an Employee-funded program for its low-income customers whose livelihoods are affected by COVID-19.
  • The Bank also announced a comprehensive program for the families of employees who unfortunately lost their lives due to COVID-19, and a number of other social response initiatives aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.
  • Employee-Funded Customer support, ‘Ghar Ghar Ration’ Program
  • “Ghar Ghar Ration” is a unique program where employees have contributed from their personal income to set up a Customer COVID Care Fund to provide relief to 50,000 COVID affected low-income IDFC FIRST Bank customers.
  • Employees of the Bank contributed one day to one month’s salary for the purpose.
  • Employees are procuring ration kits comprising 10 kg rice/flour, 2 kg dal (lentils), 1 kg sugar and salt, 1 kg cooking oil, 5 packets of assorted spices, tea and biscuits and other essentials needed to support a small family for about a month.
  • These ration kits are directly delivered in-person at customers’ homes with a personal touch from the Bank.
  • Under the pilot program, employees have already distributed 1000 ration kits in Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Haryana successfully.

IDFC first bank:
Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
MD & CEO: Mr. V. Vaidyanathan

IDFC FIRST Bank – Employee-funded customer COVID relief Ghar Ghar Ration Program.


6. Ranjitsinh Disale has been appointed on the technical advisory board of a teacher training initiative of the World Bank. He is related to which state?
A) Maharashtra
B) Gujarat
C) Assam
D) Madhya Pradesh
E) Tripura
Answer: A) Maharashtra

  • PUNE Solapur-based teacher, Ranjitsinh Disale, has been appointed on the technical advisory board of a teacher training initiative of the World Bank, called the Global Coach Programme.
  • The programme can potentially bring in resources to train schoolteachers to design, develop, and implement an innovative teacher professional development (TDP) method.
  • Disale is the 2020 winner of the Global Teacher prize of $1million.
  • Disale’s work of embedding school text-books with QR codes gained the attention of the Maharashtra government in 2017 and the Human Resource Development ministry in 2018.

Ranjitsinh Disale – Technical advisory board of a teacher training initiative of the World Bank.


7. India and which country have signed a memorandum of understanding providing Indian workers in the Gulf nation protection under law?
A) Iceland
B) Maldives
C) Kuwait
D) New Zealand
E) Mongolia
Answer: C) Kuwait


Captial : Kuwait city
Currency: The Kuwaiti Dinar

India + Kuwait – MoU on safeguarding Indian workers.


8. Which organisation signs MoU with MECON Limited to support in various energy efficiency measures across steel industries?
Answer: E) EESL

  • Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under the administration of Ministry of Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
    with MECON Limited, a Public Sector Undertaking under the Union Ministry of Steel .
  • The MoU has been signed to build a strategic partnership to support the implementation of various energy efficiency and resources conservation measures in the steel sector and associated mining industry.

Abbreviation: Energy Efficiency Services Limited
Headquarters: New Delhi, Delhi
Chairman : Rajeev Sharma

EESL + MECON Limited – Support in various energy efficiency measures across steel industries.

9. Who inaugurates two centres of excellence of Border Roads Organisation?
A) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
B) Rajnath Singh
C) Shri Prahlad Singh Patel
D) Harsh Vardhan
E) Prakash Javadekar
Answer: B) Rajnath Singh

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated two centres of excellence of the Border Roads Organisation which have been set up to foster growth in the construction of roads, bridges, airfields and tunnels as well as to ensure road safety.
  • One of the centres will institutionalise the knowledge gained by the BRO over the years in the development of almost 60,000 kilometres of roads, 56,000 metres of bridges, 19 airfields and four tunnels in the eastern and north-western parts of the country.
  • The two centres have been established at the BRO’s headquarters in the national capital.

Ministry of Defence:
Minister: Rajnath Singh
Constituency: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Rajnath Singh – Two centres of excellence of Border Roads Organisation.

10. Which Minister develops online module for compiling out-of-school children’s data?
A) Civil Aviation Minister
B) Defence Minister
C) Home Minister
D) Women & Child Development Minister
E) Education Minister
Answer: E) Education Minister

  • The Ministry of Education launched an online module to compile data on out-of-school children.
  • Through this, they will facilitate age appropriate admissions of children in the age group of 6-14 years and those belonging to socially and economically disadvantaged groups.
  • Whereas, for out of school children in the 16-18 years age group, financial assistance will be provided for the first time in the current session 2021-22, to continue their education through open/distance learning mode.

Education Ministry:
Minister: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
Constituency: Hardwar, Uttarakhand

Education Ministry – Develop online module for compiling out-of-school children’s data.

11. Which state inaugurated a scheme named Chief Minister’s Sishu Seva Scheme to the benefit of those children who lost their parents due to Covid 19?
A) Chhattisgarh
B) Gujarat
C) Assam
D) Madhya Pradesh
E) Tripura
Answer: C) Assam

  • Himanta Biswa Sarma has inaugurated a scheme named Chief Minister’s Sishu Seva Scheme to the benefit of those children who lost their parents due to Covid 19.
  • Mr. Sarma announced to provide one time assistance of Rs. 2.5 lakh, widow pension and the enrollment in the Orunodoi scheme.

Capital: Dispur
CM: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Governor: Jagdish Mukhi

Himanta Biswa Sarma – Chief Minister’s Sishu Seva Scheme to the benefit of those children who lost their parents due to Covid 19.

12. Which state has decided to name the upcoming Navi Mumbai International Airport after Shiv Sena founder late Bal Thackeray?
A) Maharashtra
B) Gujarat
C) Assam
D) Madhya Pradesh
E) Tripura
Answer: A) Maharashtra

  • Maharashtra has decided to name the upcoming Navi Mumbai International Airport after Shiv Sena founder late Bal Thackeray.
  • The state government has already named Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway after Thackeray.
  • Mumbai airport is named after Maratha warrior king Shivaji Maharaj.

Capital: Mumbai
CM: Udhav Thackarey
Governor: Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Maharashtra – Navi Mumbai airport to be named after Bal Thackeray.

13. Which state becomes first State to use NFC-based eIDs?
A) Maharashtra
B) Gujarat
C) Punjab
D) Meghalaya
E) Tripura
Answer: C) Punjab

  • Punjab Government, keeping pace with the technology around the globe where Electronic Identity Cards (eIDs) have been introduced in numerous countries, has also initiated the usage of eIDs equipped with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology for their officers or employees through one of its prominent entity — Punjab Mandi Board.
  • Notably, an NFC-enabled mobile device can act as a card or reader or both, enabling the user device to share information and to prove his or her identity.

In a first, Punjab launches digi-locker facility for farmers:

  • In yet another pro-farmers’ initiative besides promoting e-governance, Punjab launched a digi-locker facility for its farmers — becoming the first State in the country to do so.
  • Now, the farmers in Punjab have an option to print or download digital copies of their
    J-Forms in the State, as the Punjab Mandi Board has made the electronic format of J-Forms available, from the current wheat procurement-2021 season onwards.

Capital: Chandigarh
CM: Captain Amarinder Singh
Governor: V P Singh Badnore

Punjab – First State to use NFC-based eIDs.


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