This article will walk you through the Current Affairs facts as of 18th June 2021. Presented here is your daily dose of Current Events and GK.
Taking a big step towards policy reform, the Central Government approved the pending proposal for restructuring the nearly 200-year-old Ordnance Manufacturing Board (OFB). Under this, the board will be changed into seven different companies so that accountability can increase in the work. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that this is a big decision that will meet the national security needs of India. This will help in achieving our goals of defense production.
Microsoft, the world's largest software maker, has appointed Satya Nadella as its chairman. Indian-origin Nadella has been the CEO of the company for the last seven years. During Satya Nadella's tenure, Microsoft's share price increased more than seven times and the company's market cap reached close to $2 trillion. Satya Nadella was born in the year 1967 in Hyderabad, India.
World Desertification and Drought Prevention Day is observed every year on 17 June. The day is observed to raise awareness about the presence of desertification and drought and to shed light on ways to prevent desertification and recover from drought.
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