Current Affairs 2020 June 17

  • CBIC Chairman M. Ajith Kumar launched e-Office Application in all CGST.
  • Deccan Development Society won the Biodiversity award of price Albert II of Monaco Foundation.
  • Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziyev resigns.
  • 500 year old temple found submerged in Mahanadi River of Odisha.
  • PM Cares Fund Trustees appoints SARC and Associates as Auditor.
  • CCI approves acquisition by MacRitchie in 91 streets, ascent and API.
  • New fish species ‘Schizothorax sikusirumensis’ discovered in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Global wind day 2020 – June 15.
  • Manipur CM N. Biren Singh inaugurates 3 projects undertaken by PHED through VC.
  • International day of family remittance 2020 – June 16.
  • Maharashtra signs 12 MoU’s with domestic and foreign companies for FDI worth Rs 16,030 crores: Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0 initiative.
  • UP Govt decides to adopt flatted factory model.
  • West Bengal CM Mamata Banarjee launched ‘Karmo Bhumi’ , a job portal to help IT professionals.
  • India’s foreign exchange reserves cross $500 bn for the first time.
  • Dharmendra Pradhan launched nation’s 1st ‘Indian Gas Exchange’, an online delivery based gas trading platform.
  • India ranked 6th as nuclear weapons increased since 2019; US tops: SIPRI’s yearbook 2020.
  • India build first ever infectious disease diagnostic lab.
  • Airtel payments bank launches “Suraksha Salary Account” for MSMEs.