Current Affairs 2020 June 13

Nov 11, 2019 Eduardo Zambrano

  • Madhya Pradesh becomes the top wheat procurer; pumps Rs 25,000 Cr to boost farmers.
  • Global trade to decline further by 27% in Q2 after 5% decline in first-quarter: UNCTAD’s report.
  • Kerala Startup ties up with SCTIMST to launch IoT based BIN -19 and UV SPOT: COVID-19.
  •  “Lockdown Liaisons: Leaving and Other stories” Authored by Shobha De.
  • UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launches ‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’  through video conference.
  • Green Mizoram Day 2020- June 11.
  • Aadhar based online ‘Insta Saving Bank Account’ relaunched: SBI
  • India remains at 108 in FIFA rankings, Belgium tops.
  • Narendra Singh Tomar virtually launched ‘Shakar Mitra’ scheme to provide paid internship to the youth; NCDV initiative.
  • First in the world: Indian railways runs double-stack container train in OHE electrified region.
  • 3 DST institutes among top 30 Indian Institutions in nature index 2020; CAS, China topped globally.
  • 3rd India-ASEAN youth dialogue held from June 8 to 10, 2020; youth-centric initiatives highlighted.
  • Shipping ministry approved revised cost estimates of Rs 123.95 Cr for ship repair facilities in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  •  NHAI becomes first fully digitalized organization in construction sector.
  • 3 member high-level committee set up by the petroleum ministry to inquire the Assam oil well disaster.
  • RBI bars people’s co-operative bank from granting fresh loans, accepting deposits for 6 months.
  • Indian American soil scientist Dr. Rattan Lal honoured as 2020 world food prize laureate.
  • Former member of planning commission A. Vaidyanathan passed away at 88.
  • World day against child labour 2020 – June 12.
  • Odisha become the first state in India to receive ISO certification for tribal hostels.
  • Hyderabad City Security Council along with Hyderabad City Police launches a programme ‘STREE’ for women.
  • Tamil Nadu legislator Anbazhagan passes away at 61.