Current Affairs 2020 June 28, June 29

Nov 11, 2019 Eduardo Zambrano

  • Nasha Mukt Bharat: Annual Action plan (2020-21) for 272 most affected districts E-launched by Rattan Lal Kataria.
  • At 26th position, Bengaluru becomes India’s only city in top 30 Global Startup ecosystems ranking 2020 released by Startup Genome.
  • Shri Mandaviya inaugurates India’s 1st ever virtual ‘Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020’ organised by FCCI.
  • The Young University ranking 2020 with 2 Indian Institutes in top 100.
  • MoS of Defence Shri Shripad Naik inaugurates two-day Defence conclave 2020 in Gujarat.
  • Government introduced new floating rate savings bonds, 2020 (taxable) scheme w.e.f July 1, 2020.
  • President promulgates Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 amending Banking Regulation act, 1949.
  • PhonePe partnered with ICICI Bank on UPI multi-Bank model.
  • SOLV partnered with standard chartered Bank to launch Credit Card for MSMEs.
  • SIDBI SetUp ‘Swavalamban Crisis Responsive Fund’ to facilitate free Onboarding of MSMEs on TReDS platform.
  • World Bank grants $500 Million to Bangladesh for cross country road projects.
  • 6 District hospitals of J&K Wins Kayakalap Award for their achievement in health sector.
  • Himachal Pradesh Panchayati raj department wins 1st prize under e-Panchayat Puraskar 2020 for effective use of e-applications.
  • Overview of 47th annual Daytime Emmy Awards of NATAS.
  • Indian Navy inducts advanced Torpedo Decoy System ‘Maareech’ indigenously developed by DRDO labs-NPOL & NSTL.
  • Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launches Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan web portal.
  • Astronomers of RedDots Team discovered super Earths Gliese 887b and Gliese 887c Near Red Dwarf.
  • New Zealand Cricketer Rachel Priest announces retirement from international cricket.
  • Russia is set to take first tourists on spacewalk in 2023.
  • Chhattisgarh becomes the 1st state to launch “Godhan Nyan Yojana”, to produce Cow Dung from Livestock Owners.
  • Chhattisgarh government to launch Adarsh police station scheme from July 1, 2020.
  • Micro-, small and medium – sized enterprises day 2020 – June 27.
  • India’s economy to contract by 5% in 2020: S&P Global ratings.
  • IAS officer Vini Mahajan becomes Punjab’s first Woman Chief Secretary.