Current Affairs This Week (13-06-2021)

  • Dehing Patkai and Raimona

    Two new national parks, Dehing Patkai and Raimona, notified in Assam Assam now is the state with the second highest number of national parks in the country, after Madhya Pradesh’s 11. The Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar has nine national parks (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Margherita Hack
    Margherita Hack Knight Grand Cross OMRI was an Italian astrophysicist and scientific disseminator. The asteroid 8558 Hack, discovered in 1995, was named in her honour (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Content delivery network (CDN)
    A content delivery network, or content distribution network (CDN), is a geographically distributed network of proxy servers and their data centers. The goal is to provide high availability and performance by distributing the service spatially relative to end users (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Operation Pangea XIV
    More than 1.10 lakh web links have been taken down in an operation involving the police, customs and health regulatory authorities of 92 countries against the sale of fake and illicit medicines and medical products. Code-named “Operation Pangea XIV”, the exercise was coordinated by Interpol. (Source: The Hindu)
  • Dingko Singh
    Ngangom Dingko Singh (1 January 1979 – 10 June 2021) was an Indian boxer who won the gold medal at 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok. He was from the North-eastern Indian state of Manipur. He was awarded the Padma Shri by Government of India in 2013 (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Quote of the week
    The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, writer, voice actor, and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons (Source: Wikipedia)

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