This article will walk you through the Current Affairs facts as of 10th June 2021. Presented here is your daily dose of Current Events and GK.
The French Anti-Competition Authority has fined Google $ 268 million (about Rs 1,950 crore). This action has been taken to adopt a dominant attitude in the online advertising business. According to the statement of the authority, the attitude adopted by Google is very serious.
Russia has formally pulled out of the Open Skies arms control agreement after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law. Under this agreement, member countries were allowed surveillance flights. Russia had earlier expressed hope that Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden could negotiate the deal during their meeting in Geneva this month. But the Biden administration informed Russia last month that the US does not want to join it again after pulling out of the deal. America came out of this agreement in 2020 during the tenure of Donald Trump.
Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar launched the Single-Use Plastic 2021 awareness campaign on the occasion of World Ocean Day. This campaign will run for two months. He said that two-thirds of the plastic waste in India is collected, while the remaining one-third of the plastic waste remains scattered. In 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called for ending the use of single-use plastic by 2022.
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