Daily Current Affairs Quiz based on 29th June 2021:
This article will walk you through the Current Affairs facts as of 29th June 2021. Presented here is your daily dose of Current Events and GK.
Every year, the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed by the United Nations on 26 June. This day is being celebrated since 1989. According to the United Nations World Drug Report, the value of illicit drugs in the world is USD 322 billion per year. The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve a drug-free world.
The Boris Johnson government of Britain has taken a big decision keeping in mind the health of the children. According to this decision, there will be a ban on airing advertisements of junk food on TV, etc. from 5.30 am to 9.00 pm. These rules related to junk food ads will be applicable from next year. The purpose of this rule is to minimize the exposure of children to harmful food. The decision is part of a wider campaign to combat obesity in children.
Former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia has been named a member of a high-level advisory group constituted by the World Bank and the IMF. The group will be jointly led by Mari Pangestu, Sela Pazarbasioglu, and Lord Nicholas Stern. The group was formed by the World Bank and the IMF due to the twin crisis caused by the Kovid-19 pandemic and climate change.
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