Facts- 1st June

  1. IIT Ropar Develops ‘AmbiTAG’
  • Shaped as USB device, AmbiTag continuously records the temperature of its immediate surroundings “from -40 to +80 degrees in any time zone for a full 90 days on a single charge. Most of the similar devices available in the international market record data only for duration of 30- 60 days”.
  • AWaDH(Agriculture and Water Technology Development Hub) is a research center at IIT Ropar established with support from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) to carry out extensive research in the field of agriculture and water. 
  • IIT Ropar was established by MHRD in 2008.


धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् (Sanskrit)

Motto in English: Guide in the Right Direction

  1. CBDT member JB Mohapatra gets additional charge of chairman
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes Established: 1924.
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes Headquarters: New Delhi.
  1. OECD slashes India’s growth projection for FY22 to 9.9%
  • The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development is an intergovernmental economic organization with 38 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
  • Headquarters: Paris, France
  • Secretary General: Mr. Mathias Cormann
  1. CII elects Tata Steel CEO and MD T V Narendran as its new president
  • Confederation of Indian Industry Founded: 1895.
  • Headquarters: New Delhi, India
  • Motto: Charting Change Enabling Development
  1. NCPCR devises ‘BalSwaraj’ for children affected due to COVID-19
  • The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights is an Indian statutory body established by an Act of Parliament, the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005. The Commission works under the aegis of Ministry of Women and Child Development, GoI. The Commission began operational on 5 March 2007.
  • Headquarters location: New Delhi
  1. Microsoft launches first-ever APAC cybersecurity council
  • Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
  • CEO: SatyaNadella
  • Founded: 4 April 1975, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
  • Headquarters: Redmond, Washington, United States
  • Founders: Bill Gates, Paul Allen
  1. China allows couples to have three children
  • Capital: Beijing
  • Population: 139.77 crores (2019) World Bank
  • President: Xi Jinping
  • Currency: Renminbi
  • Official language: Mandarin
  1. Equestrian FouaadMirza sealed his spot in Tokyo Olympics
  • The Summer Olympic Games also known as the Games of the Olympiad, are a major international multi-sport event normally held once every four years. The Games were first held in 1896 in Athens, Greece, and were most recently held in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the next Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo, Japan.
  • FouaadMirza will be the third Indian individual equestrian after IndrajitLamba (1996) and ImtiazAnees (2000) to represent the country at the Olympics.
  1. WHO Honours Dr. Harsh Vardhan for his Tobacco Control Efforts


  • Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Founded: 7 April 1948
  • WHO Director-General: DrTedrosAdhanomGhebreyesus
  1. All You Need is Josh by Supriya Paul
  • Josh Talks is an Indian media platform headquartered in Gurugram, Haryana which hosts content in 9 languages. Josh Talks was awarded with the National Media Award by Honourable President of India, Ram NathKovind and also featured in Forbes magazine ‘Asia 30 Under 30’ list for 2018.
  • Founded: January 2015
  • Headquarters location: Gurugram
  • Founders: Supriya Paul, ShobhitBanga
  1. ‘Savarkar: A contested Legacy (1924-1966) by VikramSampath
  • Book titled ‘Savarkar: A contested Legacy (1924-1966)’ is all set to hit the stand on July 26, 2021 on the occasion of 138th birth anniversary of the Hindutva ideologue.
  • The book is authored by historian VikramSampath’s on the life and works of Veer Savarkar and is the 5th volume of his series on Savarkar.
  • It will be published by Penguin Random House India.
  • Born on May 28, 1883, in Bhagur village close to Nasik, Maharashtra, Savarkar stays a revered determine for his Hindutva philosophy, particularly to events and organisations which subscribe to Hindutva views.
  1. World Milk Day: 1st June
  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and improve nutrition and food security. Its Latin motto, fiat panis, translates to “let there be bread”. It was founded in October 1945.
  • Headquarters: Rome, Italy
  • Founded: 16 October 1945, Quebec City, Canada
  • Head: Director-General; QuDongyu
  1. Global Day of Parents: 1st June
  • The United Nations General Assembly is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, serving as the main deliberative, policy-making, and representative organ of the UN. Its powers, composition, functions, and procedures are set out in Chapter IV of the United Nations Charter.
  • President: Tijjani Muhammad-Bande

Headquarters: New York