Daily Current Affairs-08/06/2021

THE Asia University Rankings 2021

IISc Bangalore, IIT Ropar and IIT Indore are the three Indian universities secured their positions in the top 100 list of Times Higher Education Asia university rankings 2021.

Their rankings are-:

IISc Bangalore- 37th

IIT Ropar- 55th

IIT Indore-78th

Tsinghua University (China) has gained the first position in this ranking.

2ndChina’s Peking University

3rd & 5th – Singapore varsities

4th– University of Hong Kong 

World Oceans Day

World Ocean Day is observed globally on 8th June every year. Raising global awareness about the importance of the ocean in our lives and the ways through which we can protect it, is the main objective of this day. 

“The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods” is the theme for World Oceans Day 2021.

History: At the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 the government of Canada had proposed the concept of World Ocean Day. Officially World Ocean Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2008.

Azerbaijan Grand Prix won by Sergio Perez

Red Bull’s Sergio Perez won Azerbaijan Grand Prix by defeating Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton. This was the first win for Sergio Perez since joining Red Bull.

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