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Current Affairs 2020 June 12

Nov 11, 2019 Eduardo Zambrano

  • Gir sanctuary Gujarat’s Asiatic Lion population risen to 29% in 5 years; ‘Poonam Avalokan’ survey.
  • QS ‘World University Ranking 2021’ 17th edition ; 3 Indian institutes among top 200.
  • India’s predicted -7.3% for FY21 in case second Covid-19 outbreak: OECD’s  June 2020 EO.
  • IFFCO signs MoU with ICAR for collaborative research, testing, and validation different products.
  • Ukrainian boxing champion and Olympic medallist Oleksandr Gvozdyk retires.
  • Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launches ‘Jagananna Chedodu’ scheme.
  • SAUNI schemes 3rd phase to fill Saurashtra Dams by 2021.
  • Highest allocation of Rs 1,01,500 Cr in MGNREGS for FY 2020-21.
  • Migrants facing job loss amid lockdown to get health insurance under AB-PMJAY.
  • Centre approved funds for implementation for Jal Jeevan Mission in Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, and West Bengal.
  • Vice-Admiral Atul Kumar Jain of ENC inaugurates a deep submergence rescue vehicle complex in Vizag.
  • HRD  minister Ramesh Pokhriyal releases 5th edition of NIRF rankings 2020; IIT Madras top the list of overall category.
  • ‘Turant customs’ a flagship programme launched in Bangaluru and Chennai by CBIC.
  • Mercer’s 26th annual ‘cost of living survey 2020’: Mumbai ranks 60th globally, 19th in Asia.
  •  Indian Musician Shobha Sekhar receives “the medal of the order of Australia”.
  • Manchester United’s former defender Tony Dunne passed away at 78.
  • Maharashtra cabinet approves to rename its Environment Ministry as Environment and Climate Change Ministry.
  • Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur launched ‘Panchvati Yojana’ for the senior citizens of rural areas.