You are here: Home >> Current Affairs

Current Affairs Monthly News and Events

Latest Current Affairs

Current Affairs section provides you latest and important news and events of the world for the year 2021 and 2020 related to the field of politics, sports, awards, important appointments, important achievements, science, important government schemes, etc. which are very important for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, BANK PO, BANK CLERK, NDA, CDS, LIC, GIC, MAT, CAT, RAILWAYS, and other competitive examinations. Year wise current affairs news and events from the year 2020 to 2021 are given below.


NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS - JUNE 2021


Name the former Indian Prime Minister whose 100th birth anniversary was observed on June 28, 2021? PV Narasimha Rao
Who has become the youngest Indian cricketer to play in all formats? Shafali Verma
Who tops the global list of the biggest philanthropists of the last century with total donations of $102.4 billion? Jamsetji Tata
Who has been named the captain of the Indian men's hockey team for the Tokyo Olympics? Manpreet Singh
Which State has become the first rabies-free State in India? Goa
Which is the only state in India to have all three crocodile species - Ghadials, Muggers and Saltwater crocodiles? Odisha
Till which period, the Central Government has extended the deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar? September 30th
The GST rate for COVID-19 testing kits, medical-grade oxygen and ventilator has been reduced from 12 percent earlier to _________. 5 percent
What was India's rank in the World Competitiveness Index 2021? 43
The T20 World Cup will be held in which country this year? UAE
Name the social media giant who has lost its safe harbour immunity in India over its failure of appointing statutory officers, as required by the new IT rules of the Indian Government? Twitter
The delimitation process will be carried out in which Union Territory? Delimitation is the process of fixing limits or boundaries of territorial constituencies in a country or a province with a legislative body. Jammu and Kashmir
Researchers have discovered the presence of antibodies against which virus in some bat species from a cave in Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra? Nipah virus
Which country has toppled India to become the number one Test team in the world? New Zealand
Name the Indian football captain who has overtaken Argentinian star Lionel Messi to become the second-highest active international goal scorer (74 goals) on June 7, 2021? Sunil Chhetri
Which Indian airport has won the Airport Council International's Roll of Excellence honour? Cochin International Airport
Who has been named as the Ambassador of Forest Frontline Heroes by WWF India? Upasana Kamineni
Who has been made captain of India team for the ODI, T20 series against Sri Lanka in July 2021? Shikhar Dhawan
Who has composed India's Official Olympic Theme Song for Tokyo Olympics? Mohit Chauhan
What is the title of India's Official Olympic Theme Song for Tokyo Olympics? Lakshya Tera Samne Hai
Name the legendary filmmaker, a 5-times National Award winner and also a poet, who passed away on June 10, 2021 at the age of 77? Buddhadeb Dasgupta
Who has been appointed as the Election Commissioner? Anup Chandra Pandey
Which foundation has partnered with NITI Aayog to launch 'Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan' for home-care support to asymptomatic COVID patients? Piramal Foundation
Name the forest reserve in western Assam's Kokrajhar district which was notified as Assam's sixth national park on the occasion of World Environment Day on June 5, 2021? Raimona forest reserve
Name the legendary sprinter, also known as Flying Sikh, who died on June 18 due to post-Covid complications? Milkha Singh
Name the Indian sportsperson from Kerala who has become the first Indian swimmer to qualify for the Olympics in the 200m butterfly event? Sajan Prakash
A village in which Union Territory has become India’s first to achieve 100 percent vaccination of adults? Jammu and Kashmir
What is the name of the village which has become India’s first to achieve 100 percent vaccination of adults? Weyan village
Which Union Territory launched the YounTab Scheme under which 12,300 tablets with pre-loaded online and offline content will be distributed to the students of the Government schools from class 6th to 12th? Ladakh
Name India's Olympic medal winner who has been appointed as the first Vice-Chancellor of upcoming Delhi Sports University? Karnam Malleswari
Which company has been granted permission to import Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for the restricted emergency use in India? Cipla

INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS - JUNE 2021

On which date, International Yoga Day 2021 was observed? June 21
What was the main theme of International Yoga Day 2021? Yoga for Wellness
Who has been elected as Iran’s eighth president succeeding Hassan Rouhani? Ebrahim Raisi
Who has become the first Chinese man to qualify for Wimbledon in the Open era? Zhang Zhizhen
Which country was crowned ICC World Test Champion after beating India on the final day of the World Test Championship at Southampton, England? New Zealand
Name the Jamaican sprinter who became the second-fastest woman after she ran the 100 meters in 10.63 seconds? Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Who has become the second South Africa bowler to take a hat-trick in Men's Test cricket? Keshav Maharaj
Which country is scheduled to host the 2023 ODI World Cup? India
On which day Summer Solstice was observed in the Northern Hemisphere? June 21
Which book won the Pulitzer Prize 2021 in Fiction category? The Night Watchman
Who is the author of the book - The Night Watchman, which won the Pulitzer Prize 2021 in Fiction category? Louise Erdrich
In which country, the world's third-largest diamond (1098-carat diamond) has been unearthed? South Africa
Who was elected as the new Prime Minister of Israel? Naftali Bennett
Name the first democratically elected President of Zambia from 1964 to 1991 who died recently? Kenneth Kaunda
Name the CEO of Microsoft who has been made Chairman of the company replacing John Thompson? Satya Nadella
Which country has topped the World Competitiveness Index 2021 followed by Sweden at 2nd place and Denmark at 3rd place? Switzerland
The European Space Agency (ESA) has planned to launch the world's first wooden satellite by the end of this year. From which country the satellite would be launched? New Zealand
Who has become the first man to win all the four major Grand Slams twice? Novak Djokovic
Name the founder and CEO of Amazon who recently announced that he will travel to space on July 20, 2021? Jeff Bezos
On which day World Day Against Child Labour was observed? June 12
Name the Foreign Minister of Maldives who was elected as the President of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)? Abdulla Shahid
Who has become the first player to win both women's singles and doubles title at the French Open since 2000? Barbora Krejcikova
On which date World Environment Day was observed? June 5
Which country has become the first country in the world to grant legal tender status to Bitcoin? El Salvador
Mount Merapi erupted four times on June 3, 2021. It is the most active volcano of which country? Indonesia
Name the inventor of the antivirus software McAfee who died at the age of 75 after apparently taking his own life in a prison in Spain? John McAfee

Recently added:
Playquiz2win Current Affairs section provides you the following list which is very important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, BANK PO, BANK CLERK, NDA, CDS, LIC, GIC, MAT, CAT, RAILWAYS, etc.-

List of Heads of Important Offices in India and World 2020
List of Cabinet Ministers of India 2019


Download Current Affairs PDF. Click here


Year - 2021
Current Affairs -
May 2021
Current Affairs -
April 2021
Current Affairs -
March 2021
Current Affairs -
February 2021
Current Affairs -
January 2021

Year - 2020
Current Affairs -
December 2020
Current Affairs -
November 2020
Current Affairs -
October 2020
Current Affairs -
September 2020
Current Affairs -
August 2020
Current Affairs -
July 2020
Current Affairs -
June 2020
Current Affairs -
May 2020
Current Affairs -
April 2020
Current Affairs -
March 2020
Current Affairs -
Februry 2020
Current Affairs -
January 2020

Year - 2019
Current Affairs -
December 2019
Current Affairs -
November 2019
Current Affairs -
October 2019
Current Affairs -
September 2019
Current Affairs -
August 2019
Current Affairs -
July 2019
Current Affairs -
June 2019
Current Affairs -
May 2019
Current Affairs -
April 2019
Current Affairs -
March 2019
Current Affairs -
February 2019
Current Affairs -
January 2019
Year - 2018
Current Affairs -
December 2018
Current Affairs -
November 2018
Current Affairs -
October 2018
Current Affairs -
September 2018
Current Affairs -
August 2018
Current Affairs -
July 2018
Current Affairs -
June 2018
Current Affairs -
May 2018
Current Affairs -
April 2018
Current Affairs -
March 2018
Current Affairs -
February 2018
Current Affairs -
January 2018

Learn General Knowledge from our Android App on Google Playstore.

Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC. Download Now


Year - 2017
Current Affairs -
December 2017
Current Affairs -
November 2017
Current Affairs -
October 2017
Current Affairs -
September 2017
Current Affairs -
August 2017
Current Affairs -
July 2017
Current Affairs -
June 2017
Current Affairs -
May 2017
Current Affairs -
April 2017
Current Affairs -
March 2017
Current Affairs -
February 2017
Current Affairs -
January 2017

Year - 2016
Current Affairs -
December 2016
Current Affairs -
November 2016
Current Affairs -
October 2016
Current Affairs -
September 2016
Current Affairs -
August 2016
Current Affairs -
July 2016
Current Affairs -
June 2016
Current Affairs -
May 2016
Current Affairs -
April 2016
Current Affairs -
March 2016
Current Affairs -
February 2016
Current Affairs -
January 2016

Year - 2015
Current Affairs -
December 2015
Current Affairs -
November 2015
Current Affairs -
October 2015
Current Affairs -
September 2015
Current Affairs -
July 2015
Current Affairs -
June 2015
Current Affairs -
May 2015
Current Affairs -
August 2015
Current Affairs -
April 2015
Current Affairs -
March 2015
Current Affairs -
February 2015
Current Affairs -
January 2015