Jun 22, 2024

11th June 2024 Daily Current Affairs

1. A J T Johnsingh, who recently passed away, belonged to which field?

[A] Wildlife conservationist
[B] Entertainer
[C] Poet
[D] Politician

Correct Answer: A [Wildlife conservationist ]

Notes:
Distinguished Indian wildlife conservationist and biologist A J T Johnsingh passed away at 78 in Bengaluru on June 7, 2024. Born in Tamil Nadu’s Western Ghats, he was influenced by Jim Corbett’s tales. Johnsingh joined the Wildlife Institute of India and played key roles in tiger conservation and various organizations. His research focused on diverse species, and he authored over 70 scientific papers and 80 popular articles on wildlife conservation.

2. Recently, who won the gold medal in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup 2024 in Munich, Germany?

[A] Saurabh Chaudhary
[B] Divyansh Singh
[C] Sarabjot Singh
[D] Abhishek Verma

Correct Answer: C [Sarabjot Singh]

Notes:
Sarabjot Singh won India’s first medal at the ISSF World Cup in Munich, Germany, held from May 31 to June 8, 2024. He scored 242.7 points to win gold in the men’s 10-meter air pistol event. Shuaihang Bu of China won silver, and Germany’s Robin Walter took bronze. Sift Kaur Samra secured a bronze in the women’s 50-meter rifle event. India is third in the medal tally with two medals.

3. Mongla Port, recently seen in news, is located in which country?

[A] Bangladesh
[B] Myanmar
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] India

Correct Answer: A [Bangladesh]

Notes:
India aims to operate Mongla Port in Bangladesh and build a new terminal to counter China’s regional influence. Mongla, the second largest seaport in Bangladesh, is strategically located 62 km from the Bay of Bengal, protected by the Sundarban forest. India’s interest in Mongla will improve access and reduce transportation costs to northeastern states like Assam and Tripura. India Ports Global Limited has expressed interest, following the 2015 MoU for transit.

 

 

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