Current Affairs 2020 June 25

Nov 11, 2019 Eduardo Zambrano

  • India committed USD 10 mn to UNRWA over next years during extraordinary virtual Ministerial pledging conference.
  • India became 12th largest holder of US govt securities with holdings of $157.4 bn in April end 2020; Japan tops.
  • COVID-19 to push 120 Million children in to poverty in South Asian region: UNICEF Report.
  • MSMEs launches funding scheme “Distresses Assets Fund-Sub-ordinate Debt for MSMEs” to help the distressed MSME Sector.
  • World’s first gold-backed US Digital Gold currency launched in India, GCC, Middle East and Africa by IBMC.
  • India retains its position as 3rd-largest economy on PPP basis for 2017; China Tops: World Bank Data.
  • Gulabbai Sangamnerkar and Madhuvanti Dandekar to get lifetime achievement award: Maharashtra.
  • India’s GDP to contract by 5.3% in FY21, bounce back in FY22: Ind-Ra
  • HRD Ministry launches YUKTI 2.0   for Higher Education Institutes.
  • Adani Power to acquire US-based AES Corporation’s 49% Equity Stake in Odisha Power Generation Corporation for Rs 1,019 crore.
  • World Karate Federation provisionally de-recognised the Karate Association of India.
  • Former Karnataka Basketball player K Raghunath passed away at 74.
  • Costume designer & Hollywood Director Joel Schumacher passed away.
  • Government of Haryana and Reliance Jio TV partners to educate 52 lakh students.
  • Tripura Government to launch ‘Ektu Khelo, Ektu Padho’ for school students.
  • Rajasthan Government to launch ‘Indira Rasoi Yojna’.
  • World’s largest chariot festival Rath Yatra in Puri: Odisha.
  • Jharkhand to launch employment guarantee scheme for urban poor.
  • Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company introduces Nishtha Vidyut Mitra Scheme for Women empowerment.