15 June -Global Wind Day

European Space Agency launched the "EnVision" mission to Venus.

  • EnVision is an ESA-led mission contributed by NASA.
  • It is likely to be launched sometime in the 2030s.
  • The EnVision Venus orbiter, which will provide an overall view of the planet from its inner core to its upper atmosphere,
  • To determine how and why Venus and Earth evolved so differently.
  • NASA selected two missions to Earth's nearest neighbor, Venus.
    • DAVINCI is short for "Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gases, Chemistry, and Imaging".
    • VERITAS is short for "Venus Emissivity, Radio Science, InSAR, Topography, and Spectroscopy".

Dr Jitendra Singh participated in "The Diabetes India World Congress-2021" as Chief Guest.

  • Union Minister, who is also a former Professor of Diabetes and Medicine
  • Besides being the Life Patron of the coveted RSSDI (Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India)

G7 leaders launch Build Back Better World (B3W) to counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted the 47th G7 summit at the seaside resort of Carbys Bay in southwest England.
  • The Group of Seven (G7) comprises the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.
  • India, Australia, South Korea, South Africa were invited to the summit as guest countries.

Center has allocated Rs 10,870 crore to UP under the "Jal Jeevan Mission".

  • With a view to providing clean tap water to every household
  • In Uttar Pradesh there are 2.63 crore households in 97 thousand villages,
  • Out of which now 30.04 lakh (11.3 per cent) households have tap water supply in their homes.

"Novak Djokovic" has won French Open men's singles tennis 2021.

  • Novak Djokovic wins his 19th Grand Slam title, 2nd French Open crown
  • Djokovic defeated a spirited Stefanos Tsitsipas in a hard-fought 5-set battle in Paris
  • Djokovic became the first man to win all 4 Grand Slams at least twice in the Open Era

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