14 June -World Blood Donor Day

India and Kuwait signed MoU for cooperation on recruitment of Indian workers.

  • The MoU will ensure the rights and obligations of both the domestic workers and the employer.
  • The MoU will establish a 24-hour assistance mechanism for domestic workers.
  • Approximately ten lakh (one million) Indians live in Kuwait.
  • India is one of the largest trading partners of Kuwait while the Gulf nation is a key supplier of oil to India.

SBI Launches "Kavach Personal Loan" Scheme for Covid-19 Patients.

  • It is a collateral-free unique loan offering – "Kavach: Personal Loan".
  • The loan will cover the cost of COVID-19 treatment of the customer himself and family members.
  • Under this scheme, customers can get a loan of up to Rs 5 lakh at an interest rate of 8.5 % per annum for 60 months.

"Aruna Tanwar" became the 1st Indian Taekwondo athlete to qualify for the Tokyo Paralympics.

  • Tanwar has been awarded a wild card entry for the Tokyo Paralympics.
  • She has ranked 4th in the world the women's U-49 category.

Australia City "Brisbane" has been selected to host the 2032 Olympic Games.

  • 2021 Olympics - Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2024 Olympics - Paris, France.
  • 2028 Olympics - Los Angeles, USA.
  • International Olympic Committee
    • Headquarter - Lausanne, Switzerland.
    • President - Thomas Bach.

Ministry of AYUSH launched "Namaste Yoga" mobile app.

  • Central theme of international day of yoga 2021 "Be With Yoga, Be At Home".
  • The event was organized in association with Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga.
  • A 10-episode series on various aspects of the Common Yoga Protocol will be telecast on DD India.
  • It aims to raise awareness about yoga and make it accessible to the larger community.

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