Current Affairs 2020 June 10

Nov 11, 2019 Eduardo Zambrano

  • World bank grants Rs 1,950 cr loans to West Bengal to tackle COVID – 19; Mamata Banerjee.
  • PhonePe along with ICICI Lombard launches ‘first of its kind’ travel insurance, domestic trip insurance.
  • RBI proposed draft frameworks for sale of loan exposure and securitization of standard assets.
  • Indian economy to contract by 3.2% in FY20; World bank GEP report June 2020; Deepest recession since WWII.
  • Indian Entrepreneur Renjith Kumar honored with “NASA” distinguished public service medal.
  • Recykal partnered with UNDP, HCCB for plastic waste management project Prithvi.
  • Airborne rescue pod for isolated transportation (ARPIT) by the Indian Airforce.
  • Thane engineer develops the world’s first ‘Internet-controlled’ robot ‘Coro-bot’ for COVID-19 hospitals.
  • Scientists discover new star Kepler-160 and planet KOI-456 that are ‘mirror image’ of Earth and Sun.
  • DIAT develops “ANANYA” nanotechnology-based disinfectant spray to fight COVID-19.
  • AIU banned Gomathi Marimuthu, Tamil Nadu’s track, and field athlete for 4 years due to doping.
  • Gairsain in Chamoli district declared as the summer capital of Uttarakhand.
  • Former union water resources minister Arjun Charan Sethi passed away at 79.
  • Former footballer Hamza Koya passed away at 61.
  • Indian GDP to contract 5% in FY21: S&P global ratings.
  • IIT-Guwahati’s students develop a mobile app “FLYZY”.
  • India to set up the first coal trading exchange 256 schools destroyed in the 2015 earthquake to be reconstructed in Nepal by Govt. Of India.
  • India, China holds top military-level talks in Maldo, Ladakh amid May 2020 standoff.
  • MoU between India and Denmark energy cooperation.