This article will walk you through the Current Affairs facts as of 8th June 2021. Presented here is your daily dose of Current Events and GK.
Lt Gen Pradeep Chandran Nair has taken over as the Director-General of Assam Rifles, the oldest paramilitary force in the country. The Assam Rifles Force takes care of the security of the Northeast region. The force performs various roles, including providing security, working for the welfare of the people, and assisting in development works. Lt Gen Nair was earlier the Director-General of the Recruiting Department of the Indian Army.
As per the data of the National Statistical Office (NSO), the Indian economy has declined by 7.3 percent in the financial year 2020-21. This decline in GDP shows the economic impact of the Kovid-19 epidemic. Whereas in the last year (2019-20), it was 4 percent. Whereas in the fourth quarter (January-March), the GDP growth rate was recorded at 1.6 percent.
The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has recently appointed Mumbai's Ranji Trophy-winning captain Amol Majumdar as the coach of the Mumbai senior men's team for the season 2021-2022. Amol Majumdar led the Mumbai team to the Ranji Trophy title in 2006-07 under his captaincy. Amol Majumdar has scored 11167 runs in 171 first-class matches. During this, he also has 30 centuries and 60 half-centuries to his name at an average of 48.13.
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