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Current Affairs 16th June to 22nd June

Current Affairs 16 June 2020

🔶Highlights of 40th GST Council meeting chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

🔶India with 12 Countries Leads “Verified” Initiative of United Nations to Counter Misinformation on COVID-19

🔶RBI Releases New Framework For Financial Market Infra, Retail Payment System

🔶ICICI Bank launches ‘Insta Flexicash’ an Online OD facility for its salary account customers

🔶RBI Proposes to Set Age Limit of CEOs, Whole-Time Directors of Banks to 70 Years

🔶IBBI restructures committee related to corporate insolvency resolution process

🔶TPG, L Catterton bought 1.32% stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 6441.3 crore

🔶Central Railway Launched Robotic ‘CAPTAIN ARJUN’ to Boost Screening, Surveillance in Pune along with ‘FebriEye’ in Mumbai

🔶Union MoS of Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy launches ‘GermiBAN’ device to kill viruses

🔶 Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood actor passed away at 34

🔶Former New Zealand cricketer Matt Poore passed away at 90

🔶Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism Biography by Dinyar Patel

🔶World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020: June 15

🔶World Blood Donor Day 2020 – June 14

🔶Jammu and Kashmir UT Rolls Out Poultry Policy 2020

Current Affairs 17 June 2020

CBIC Payments bank launches ‘Suraksha Salary Accouny’ For MSMEs

India Builds First Ever Infectious Disease Diagnostic Lab.

Dharmendra pradhan Launched Nation’s 1st ” Indian Gas Exchange”, an online trading platform.

India’s foreign exchange reserves cross $500 bn for the first time.

India ranked 6th as nuclear weapons increased since 2019; US tops: SIPRI’s Yearbook 2020.

PM cares fund trusted appoints SARC & Associates as Auditor.

Deccan Development society won the biodiversity award of prince Albert || of monaco foundation.

Kyrgyzstan’s prime minister mukhammedkalyi abylgaziyev resigns.

500 year old temple found submerged in mahanadi river of odisha.

CCI Approves acquisition by macritchie in 91 streets, ascent and API.

International day of family remittance 2020: june 16.

New fish species ‘schizothorax sikusirumensis’ discovered in Arunchal Pradesh.

Global wind day 2020 – june 15.

Manipur CM N. Biren singh inaugurates three projects undertaken by PHED through VC.

Maharashtra signs 12 MoU’s with domestic and foreign companies for FDI worth RS 16030 crores: Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0 initiative.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata banerjee launched “Karmo Bhumi”, a job portal to help IT professionals.

UP Govt decides to adopt Flatted Factory Model.

Current Affairs 18 June 2020

Ministry of sports to establish and upgrade state facilities into khelo india state centres of excellence.

India is 9th largest recipient of FDI in 2019 with $51 billion; US topped: UN-World investment Report 2020.

India to construct Rs. 2.33 cr sanitation facility at Nepal’s iconic Pashupatinath Temple.

India stands at 43rd position in 32nd edition of IMD’s Competitive Ranking 2020, Singapore Tops.

Around 45 million people fall into acute food insecurity since February 2020 due to COVID-19: FAO Report.

Serum institute of india to supply pneumonia Vaccine under supply agreement with UNICEF

India joined GAPI, 1st of its kind AI initiative as founding member

Asian infrastructure investment bank approves 2nd loan of USD 750 million under COVID-19 CRF to india

SEBI panel headed by Anil Dave suggested measures to strengthen enforcement of SEBI

HDFC Ergo & tech firm Tropogo jointly launches india’s 1st’ pay as you fly’ insurance for Drones

Infosys singns climate pledge with amazon and Global optimism to become Net-Zero Carbon

DK jain, BCCI’s 1st ever ombudsman Gets a 1-year Extension as ethics officer and ombudsman

India startups stellapps and Zestmoney are a part of the world economic forum’s list of technology pioneers of 2020

Indian Railways installs automated ticket checking and managing access machine, 1st of kind at nagpur Station

Mahavir chakra awardee & 1971 war hero Lt Gen Raj Mohan Vohra passed away at 88 due to COVID-19

4th Asian youth para games to be held in Bahrain in December 2021

Former Goa, Daman & Diu Minister achyut kashinath sinai usgaonkar paswed away at 92

World Day to combat desertification and drought 2020 – june 17

Nobel Laureate Kazuo ishiguro’s New novel ‘ Klara and the sun’ to be released in march 2021

AP, 1st Indian State presented its Budget amid COVID-19: RS 2.24 lakh cr Budget publicized by Buggana Rajendranath for FY21

Current Affairs 19 June 2020

🔶Formal Jobs in India Increases by 28.6% to 78.58 Lakh in 2019-20: EPFO

🔶India elected for 8th term as non-permanent member of UN Security Council for 2021-22

🔶RBI Proposes New Rules for Housing Finance Companies; Increases Min NOF to Rs 20cr

🔶SEBI amends SEBI (SAST) Regulations, 2011 to enhance promoter’s shareholding

🔶ICICI Home Finance Launches SARAL, Affordable Housing Loan Scheme

🔶Karnataka Bank Launches Health Insurance Policy to Cover COVID-19 in Partnership with Universal Sompo General Insurance Company

🔶Tata AIA Life Insurance Partners with East Consultancy Services to Offer Aadhaar-Based Paperless Offline e-KYC Service

🔶Bank of Baroda to Fully Digitize Lending Operations

🔶Volkan Bozkir Becomes the 1st Turkish to be Elected as the President of 75th UN General Assembly

🔶Kubatbek Boronov Appointed as Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister

🔶NASA Scientists Observe Bose-Einstein Quantum “Fifth State of Matter” in Space For The First Time

🔶Former Lok Sabha MP and Banker Madhavrao Patil passes away at 80

🔶The Debut Novel of Megha Majumdar – “The Burning”

🔶Sustainable Gastronomy Day 2020 – June 18

🔶Autistic Pride Day 2020 – June 18

🔶Telangana Govt Issues Ordinance to Defer Payment of Employees, Pensioners

🔶Karnataka Observes Mask Day on 18th June 2020

🔶Agri Dept of J&K Changed its Name to Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare Department

Current Affairs 20 June 2020

🔶Dr Harsh Vardhan Launched India’s 1st I-Lab, a DBT – AMTZ Mobile Diagnostic Unit for Covid Testing

🔶Coal Ministry & FICCI Initiated e-Auction Process of 41 Coal blocks for Commercial mining; Launched by PM Modi

🔶MNRE Sets Up Project Development Cell Under Amitesh Kumar Sinha For Investment in Green Energy Sector

🔶UP provided employment to 57 lakh 12975 migrant workers; highest under MGNREGA

🔶India’s 1st ever Climate Change Assessment – Climate Change Tracker

🔶Centre Approved Funds for Implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Tripura

🔶India 2nd Major Driver of Global Energy Consumption in 2019 After China: 69th Edition of BP Statistical Review 2020

🔶Indian Economy to contract by 4% in 2020-21: ADB Forecast

🔶JSW Cement signs Sourav Ganguly & Sunil Chhetri as Brand Ambassadors

🔶Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund Buys 2.32% Stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 11,367 Crores

🔶CCI approves acquisition of Metso Oyj’s minerals business by Outotec Oyj

🔶NASA Astronomers Discover 240-year-old Neutron Star ‘Swift J1818.0−1607’ After Recent X-ray Burst

🔶IIT Mandi Develops Herbal Infusion Technology to Help Farmers in the Mid-Himalayan Region

🔶Veteran economist & Member of the 10th Finance Commission B.P.R. Vithal Baru passed away at 93

🔶Scriptwriter & Filmmaker KR Schidanandan passed away

🔶Veteran Journalist & Freedom Fighter Dinu Ranadive passed away at 95
🔶International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict 2020 – June 19

🔶World Sickle Cell Day 2020: June 19

🔶Manipur Observes the 19th Great June Uprising Day – June 18

🔶India to become President of United Nation Security Council for August 2021

Current Affairs 21st June 2020

International yoga day

Theme : Yoga for health-Yoga at home

Theme (by india): Yoga at home and yoga with family

It was in the year 2014, when UN celebrated as International Yoga Day each year

Baba Ramdev, one of the preachers of Yoga in inda is one of the finest example in how Yoga can transform lives

Current Affairs 22 June 2020

France commits 200 million euros to support india’s covid response

Niti aayog forms panel led by amitabh kant to develop job platform for migrant labours

Nearly 1% of world’s population, “79.5 mn” forcibly displaced globally at the end of 2019: UNHCR

Indian officials attend 32 virtual EAG plenary meeting 2020 led by FATF

RBI doubles withdrawal limit to rs 1 lakh for PMC Bank depositors; 4 other banks withdrawal limit increased

1 bn children experience violence annually as countries fail to protect them: UN report

Hyundai motor india Ltd partners with HDFC Bank financing: ‘Click to Buy’ platform

EXIM Bank Extends line of credit of USD 20.10 Million to Nicaragua govt

Ril Becomes india’s 1st firm to hit rs 11 tn market cap on june 11, 2020 after Valuing at rs 11.15 th; Mukesh Ambani became world’s 9th richest

National Champion Niki Kalayanda Poonacha elected to ITF Men’s Tennis Panel

Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel Appointed as the Chairman of NIPFP

Padma Shri Awardee & social worker vidyaben shah passed away

Union Minister Pralhad joshi Launches ‘Satyabhama’ portal to promote R&D in mining & Mineral sector

25th edition of the national reading day 2020: june 19

World refugee day 2020- june 20



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