Current Affairs 2020 June 30

Nov 11, 2019 Eduardo Zambrano

  • Centre sanctions additional Rs 1,691 Crore for road construction in J&K, Uttarakhand.
  • Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ virtually participated in G20 Extraordinary Virtual Education Ministers’ meeting.
  • Uttarakhand develops India’s first Lichen Park to conserve Jurassic Era Plant in Munsiyar.
  • Culture Ministry celebrating “Sanka Parva” to plant trees from 28th June to 12th July 2020.
  • FATF’s first global report on illegal wildlife trade released; more zoonotic diseases in the future.
  • NASA Renames Washington HQ after Mary Jackson, first black Engineer at NASA.
  • India named in Switzerland’s top-3 partners for info exchange on tax matters: OECD’s Global Forum study.
  • 1st agreement for the 600 MW Kholongchhu Indo-Bhutan joint venture hydroelectric project signed.
  • 36th ASEAN Summit chaired by Vietnam held via video conference; 1st session on women empowerment in the digital age held.
  • World Bank enhances the financial support for Ganga rejuvenation with $400 million through SNGRBP.
  • World Bank approves $500 mn Under ‘STARS’ Project to improve education quality in 6 Indian States.
  • Reserve Bank extends enhanced borrowing limit to Banks under MSF till Sept 30, 2020.
  • Micheal Martin elected as the new Prime Minister of Ireland; Succeeds Leo Varadakar.
  • 24th time Grammy winner Popstar Beyonce to receive Humanitarian Award at the virtual 20th edition of BET Awards 2020.
  • Lazarus Chakwera Sworn in as Malawi's New President.
  • Aleksander Vucic, President of Serbia Declares the Victory of the ruling party in the Parliament election.
  • Anandiben Patel, Governor of UP is given additional charges as a Governor of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Former Germany striker Mario Gomez retired from soccer.
  • National Statistics Day 2020 – June 29.
  • Veteran Kannada Novelist Geetha Nagabhushan passes away at 78.
  • International Day of the tropics – June 29.
  • V P Singh Badnore and Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Battery swapping facility quick interchange service virtually.
  • Gujarat Govt’s online Aid “At One Click” Initiative of Rs 1,369 Crore for MSMEs, Textile Industry.