Current Affairs Daily Digest – June 10 2021
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1. BharatPe becomes ICC’s official partner till 2023
Lending and digital payments startup, BharatPe has announced that it has inked a three-year-long deal to become an official partner with International Cricket Council (ICC). As per the agreement, BharatPe will promote the association across broadcast and digital platforms, as well as execute in-venue brand activations at all the ICC events until 2023.
2. Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter prize 2021
Tsitsi Dangarembga, the Booker-shortlisted Zimbabwean writer who was arrested last year in Harare while protesting against corruption, has been awarded the PEN Pinter prize, praised for her “ability to capture and communicate vital truths even amidst times of upheaval”. Dangarembga was also shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for her work, This Mournable Body.
3. Assam gets its seventh national park with Dehing Patkai
The Assam Government has decided in its recent cabinet meeting to declare Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary as the 7th National Park of the state.
The newest national park, popularly known as Dehing Patkai Rain Forest, has unique floral and faunal diversity, which was recognized by the state government in 2004 when 111.19 square kilometres of the area was notified as Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary.
4. Sehwag launches cricket coaching website ‘Cricuru’
Indian star cricketer Virender Sehwag has launched an experiential learning portal for Cricket coaching named CRICURU. CRICURU is India’s first AI-enabled coaching website, to offer a personalised learning experience for the younger players. The website can be accessed at www.cricuru.com
5. ISRO to help development projects in Northeast through space technology
The Union Minister Jitendra Singh on June 9, 2021, informed that the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be assisting the development projects in the Northeast.
The help will be provided by offering the optimum utilization of satellite imaging and other space technology for better accomplishments of infrastructural targets.
6. Renowned film maker Budhadeb Dasgupta passes away
Renowned Bengali Film Maker Budhadeb Dasgupta passed away today morning. He was also a celebrated poet, had, won several National Awards for his contribution to Bengali Cinema. He is most known for Films like; Bagh Bahadur, Tahader Katha, Charachar and Uttara.
Five of his films have won the National Film Award for best Feature Film. As a Director, he had won National Film Award for best Director twice. Over the years he has also published several works of poetry.
7. Cabinet approves increase in MSP for Kharif crops in interest of farmers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Union Cabinet approved an increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Kharif crops in the interest of the farmers. He said the increase in the MSP of many crops will increase the income of farmers and will also improve their standard of living.