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Current Affairs 1 June 2020

🔶20th Anniversary of World Milk Day: June 1, 2020

🔶Labour Ministry with TCS iON offers free online skill training through NCS portal

🔶Ministry of Jal Shakti sanctions Rs. 445 crores for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Chhattisgarh during 2020-21

🔶23 additional Minor Forest produce items in Minimum Support Price List announced: M/O of Tribal affairs

🔶UN extends arms embargo and other sanctions in South Sudan till May 2021

🔶Virat Kohli, the only cricketer in the forbes top 100 highest paid athletes of 2020 topped by Federer

🔶Mohandas Pai to chair the advisory committee on Service provider of IBBI

🔶Finance Ministry appoints PR Jaishankar as MD of IIFCL

🔶Arun Singhal becomes new CEO of FSSAI

🔶Irrawaddy Dolphin population at Odisha ‘s Chilika lake increased with the help of IIT Madras’ dredging methodology

🔶Indian long distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur handed 4 year ban for violation of anti-doping rule

🔶UP government signs MoU with industry associations to create 10 Lakh job for migrants

Current Affairs 2 June 2020

🔶My Life My Yoga Video Blogging contest launched; announced by PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

🔶Ravi Shankar Prasad launched India’s national Artificial Intelligence Portal & launched “Responsible AI for Youth”

🔶India’s access to USD 50-60 billion worth of carbon credits can be achieved if it propagates agroecology: NITI Aayog

🔶SEBI Extends Deadline for Power Of Attorney Norms till August 1, 2020

🔶Board of BEML approved signing of MoU with MELCO as a part of Expression of Interest (EoI)

🔶YES Bank picks 24.19% stake in Dish TV by invoking pledged shares

🔶Swiz launches world’s first app “SwissCovid” with Exposure Notification API of Apple and Google

🔶NASA astronauts dock SpaceX spacecraft with ISS9Karnataka launches COVID-19 tracking platform built by NASSCOM

🔶Researchers of CMFRI have found a rare bandtail scorpionfish in Gulf of Mannar

🔶Millipede-like creature, Kampecaris obanensis is the world’s oldest-known land animal: Research

🔶SAI in collaboration with NSF launches India’s 1st online coaching programme ‘Khelo India e-Pathshala’

🔶Bollywood Music Director Wajid Khan passes away at 42

🔶American Sprinter Bobby Morrow passed away at 84

🔶World No Tobacco Day 2020, May 31

🔶International Everest Day May 29

🔶International Day of Action for Women’s Health observed on May 28, 2020

Current Affairs 3 June 2020

🔶Kisan Credit Cards campaign launched for 1.5 crore dairy farmers: Government

🔶Odisha, Sikkim and Mizoram included in ‘One Nation-One Ration Card’ scheme

🔶India ranked 23rd for world’s best startup ecosystems; US topped: StartupBlink Ecosystem Rankings 2020

🔶India’s GDP to contract by 4% in fiscal 2021 & downgraded its sovereign rating to ‘Baa3’ from ‘Baa2: Moody’s

🔶Indian Energy Exchange rolls out real time electricity market

🔶IRCON signs MoU with NIIFL & AYANA to explore and collaborate in the solar energy sector

🔶PM Modi appoints committee for MSME loan implementation headed by Rajnath Singh

🔶Reserve Bank approves Lakshmi Vilas Bank’s MD and CEO, Subramanian Sundar extension

🔶Tata Power acquires 51% stake in Odisha’s TPCODL for Rs 178.5 cr

🔶PM Modi Launches ‘CHAMPIONS’ portal to empower MSMEs

🔶DRDO develops ‘Ultra Swachh’ to disinfect PPE and other materials

🔶Former International Archer and coach Jayanti Lal Nanoma passed away at 34

🔶J&K: Former Union Minister, Congress leader P Namgyal passes away at 83

🔶‘One Year of Modi 2.0 – Towards A Self-Reliant India’ e-book released by Ministry of I&B

🔶Global Day of Parents 2020: June 1

🔶World Dugong Day 2020: May 28

🔶A multipurpose algae-based respirator ‘Oxigeno’ developed: LPU researchers

Current Affairs 4 June 2020

🔶R. K. Singh launches pan-India Real Time Market in electricity through VC

🔶MEITY launched 3 new schemes worth Rs 50,000 cr to boost electronic manufacturing in India

🔶Expert Committees on Rationalization of Film Media Units and Review of Autonomous Bodies submitted report to MIB

🔶MoD places orders with OFB to supply 156 upgraded tanks worth of Rs 1,094 crore for Army

🔶WHO Launched ‘COVID-19 Technology Access Pool’ for equal access to Life-saving Tech

🔶DBS Bank India partners with TCIL to facilitate real time payments for truck drivers by  DBS RAPID solution

🔶Indian writer Kritika Pandey wins regional award for Asia in 2020 Commonwealth short story prize

🔶SEEDS, an Indian NGO wins ‘World No Tobacco Day Award 2020’: WHO

🔶Uday Kotak Take over from Vikram Kirloskar as the new CII President

🔶Virendra Nath Datt took additional charge as CMD of National Fertilizers Limited

🔶SANSA & NASA collaborates to support human spaceflight missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond

🔶Rare ‘first of its kind’ Trojan asteroids called 2019 LD2 detected near Jupiter’s Orbit by astronomers at the “ATLAS” Institute of Astronomy

🔶ASI team discovers 1100-year-old Shiva lingam in Vietnam during temple excavation

🔶Kiren Rijiju launches 25 day Khelo India Community Coach Development programme

🔶Former Pakistan’s First-class cricketer Riaz Sheikh passed away at 51 due to COVID-19

🔶World Bicycle Day 2020 – June 3

🔶International Sex Workers Day 2020 – June 2

🔶Kerala announces K-FON to provide free internet by December 2020, first state to declare internet as a fundamental right

🔶Kondapochamma Sagar project inaugurated by Telangana CM

🔶South African Quarraisha Abdool Karim wins 2020 Christophe Mérieux Prize

🔶US, UK proposed expansion of G7 grouping

Current Affairs 5 June 2020

🔶HRD & Urban development ministries jointly launches student internship programme called “TULIP”

🔶Citizen skill mapping under Vande Bharat Mission called “SWADES” launched by Govt.

🔶Cabinet approvals on June 3, 2020

🔶Union Cabinet approved MoU between India and Bhutan on Cooperation in the areas of Environment

🔶Centre approved funds for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Odisha, Meghalaya, Assam & Bihar

🔶Govt starts process of consultation for 5th science, technology and innovation policy 2020

🔶IndusInd Bank rolls out India’s 1st mobile app based facility for opening current accounts

🔶Axis Bank MasterCard and Worldline launches ‘Soft POS’, first financial payments service : Transform SmartPhones for Merchant POS terminals

🔶GAIL (India) Ltd & EESL signs MoU for development of Trigeneration projects in India through VC

🔶Former Miss World Manushi Chhillar joins Rohit, Hima as brand ambassador of Adidas

🔶On Menstrual Hygiene Day Former Miss World Manushi Chhillar joins UNICEF’s “Red Dot Challenge”

🔶For the comfort of PPE Wearers DRDO Develops “SUMERU-PACS”

🔶National awardee and Veteran filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passed away at 90

🔶Luke Coutinho’s new book “The Dry Fasting Miracle: From Deprive to Thrive” on benefits of ‘dry fasting diet’

🔶International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression 2020 – June 4

🔶J&K Lt Governor launches salary tracker mobile app “MeraVetan (Version – 1)” for government employees

🔶Chhattisgarh govt launches a campaign “Spandan” for police

🔶Facebook to acquire 9.9% stake in Jio Platforms via Jaadhu Holdings

Current Affairs 6 June 2020

🔶200 “Urban forests” in 5 years: Central Govt.

🔶NSO released Annual Report of Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS), 2018 – 2019

🔶India, Australia bilateral virtual summit held; 7 agreements inked along with announcement of CSP


🔶Virtual Global Vaccine Summit addressed by the Prime Minister Modi

🔶IISC Bangalore ranked 36, 8 Indian Institutes entered top 100 in THE Asia University Ranking

🔶‘The Great Reset’ 2021: WEF Davos summit

🔶RBI creates Payments Infrastructure Development Fund with initial corpus of Rs 250 cr to boost digitization


🔶Indian economy likely to contract by 1.5% in FY21: RBI sponsored SPF survey

🔶Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson of Biocon named EY World Entrepreneur 2020 in a virtual ceremony

🔶Akshay Kumar ranked 52nd, the only Indian on the list, Kylie Jenner tops: Forbes 100  world’s highest-paid celebrities 2020

🔶PMO officers Rajeev Topno to be senior advisor at World Bank, Brajendra Navnit India’s permanent representative  to WTO

🔶SEBI rearranges its Commodity derivatives advisory committee

🔶Mubadala to buy 1.85% stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 9,093.6 crore

🔶CCI gives nod to Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles merger

🔶India to host AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022

🔶World Environment Day 2020 – June 5

🔶UP introduces MoU Monitoring Mechanism for implementation of investment proposals and tracking of MoU

🔶Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary K. Shanmugam gets 3 month extension

🔶HDFC Bank launches a campaign “summer treats”

🔶Severe cyclonic storm “Nisarga”: India’s west coas

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