Current Affairs June 2020

Current Affairs June 2020



Current Affairs 30 June 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
CAJUN30.01Scientists synthesize inorganic-organic hybrid compound that can inhibit breast, lung, liver cancer cells
CAJUN30.02 PM SVANidhi Portal Beta Version was launched
CAJUN30.03Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi laid foundation stone for Sanskritik Sadbhav Mandap at Rampur, UP
CAJUN30.04Culture Ministry celebrating “Sankalp Parva” to plant trees from 28th June to 12 July 2020
International CA
CAJUN30.05Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ virtually participated in G20 Extraordinary Virtual Education Ministers’ Meeting
CAJUN30.06World Bank Enhances the financial Support for Ganga rejuvenation with $400 million through SNGRBP
Special Days
CAJUN30.07International Day of Parliamentarism is observed on 30 June
CAJUN30.08International Day of the Tropics on June 29

Current Affairs 29 June 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
CAJUN29.01 National Statistics Day is observed on 29 June
CAJUN29.02 Arjun Munda launched Tribes India products on GEM and new website of TRIFED
CAJUN29.03 Shri Mandaviya Inaugurates India’s 1st ever largest Virtual ‘Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020’ of FICCI
CAJUN29.04World Bank offered USD 500 million loan to improve quality of school education
CAJUN29.05 GoI launched PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises scheme
CAJUN29.06 Indian Garment Company bagged NRDC license for manufacturing NavRakshak PPEs

Current Affairs 27 &28 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN27.01 DST launched the official Logo to celebrate Golden Jubilee Commemoration Year
CAJUN27.02 Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan & CM Edappadi K.Palaniswami Inaugurates CBG Plants in Tamil Nadu
 International CA
CAJUN27.03 India Ranks 77th in Terms of Money Deposited in Swiss Banks
CAJUN27.04NASA headquarters to be renamed as Mary W. Jackson
 State CA
CAJUN27.05 Maharashtra Announced “Maha Parwana” to Attract Fresh Industrial Investment
CAJUN27.06Tripura launched Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar scheme
CAJUN27.07Vini Mahajan becomes the first Woman Chief Secretary of Punjab
CAJUN27.08Karnataka Becomes the First State to Amend Industries (Facilitation) Act for Small, Medium and Large-scale Industries
Sports CA
CAJUN27.09 Australia and New Zealand to Host The 2023 Women’s Football World Cup
Special Days CA
CAJUN27.10 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 2020 Observed on June 26
CAJUN27.11 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26

Current Affairs 26 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN26.01 NITI Aayog launched Behaviour Change Campaign Navigating the New Normal and Website
CAJUN26.02 Defence Minister inaugurated two-day Defence Conclave 2020 Gujarat through video conferencing
CAJUN26.03 PM Modi to launch Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan
CAJUN26.04 Indian Navy inducted indigenously developed Torpedo Decoy System
CAJUN26.05 Battery Swapping Facility Quick Interchange Service is inaugurated in Chandigarh
Special Days :
CAJUN26.06 International Day of the Seafarer 2020: June 25 
CAJUN26.07 World Vitiligo Day 2020 – June 25

Current Affairs 25 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN25.01Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched eBloodServices Mobile App
CAJUN25.02Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Product Application and Development Centre at Paradip, Odisha
CAJUN25.03Cabinet approves declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airport
CAJUN25.04Cabinet approved setting up of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund
CAJUN25.05Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released 2020 Annual TB Report
International CA
CAJUN25.06India Committed USD 10 mn to UNRWA Over Next 2 Years During Extraordinary Virtual Ministerial Pledging Conference
State CA
CAJUN25.07Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Introduces Nishtha Vidyut Mitra Scheme for Women Empowerment

Current Affairs 23 & 24 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN23.01 ISRO Receives Patent for Liquid Cooling and Heating Garment for Astronauts 
CAJUN23.02 NITI Aayog, ITF to launch Decarbonising Transport
CAJUN23.03 IIT-Delhi, UN-WFP to offer research-based solution to storage, supply of food grains
CAJUN23.04 FPI Minister Harsimrat Kaur Launches Food Processing Edition of Exclusive Investment Forum Hosted by Invest India
CAJUN23.05 IIT Bombay Researchers Develops Chip ‘Dhruva’ to Navigate Locations
 Special Days :
CAJUN2306 International Widows Day is observed on 23 June
CAJUN23.07 United Nations Public Service Day 2020: June 23
CAJUN23.08 International Olympic Day is observed on 23 June
 Books & Authors :
CAJUN23.09 Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen Wins 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

Current Affairs 22 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN22.01 Harsimrat Kaur Badal launches Food Processing Edition of Exclusive Investment Forum
CAJUN22.02 Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates India’s one of India’s largest & first Virtual Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020
CAJUN22.03 I&B Minister virtually inaugurates India Pavilion at Cannes Film Market 2020
CAJUN22.04Union Minister Pralhad Joshi Launches ‘SATYABHAMA’ Portal to Promote R&D in Mining & Mineral Sector
Intrnational CA
CAJUN22.05 India becomes 12th largest US govt securities holder
Appointments :
CAJUN22.06 Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel Appointed as the Chairman of NIPFP
States CA
CAJUN22.07 Tripura to launch ‘ Play little, Study little’ scheme
 Obiuary :
CAJUN22.08 Padma Shri Awardee & Social Worker Vidyaben Shah Passed Away 

Current Affairs 20 & 21 June 2020 –  Highlights


 National CA
CAJUN21.01 IIT Mandi Develops Herbal Infusion Technology to Help Farmers in the Mid-Himalayan Region
CAJUN21.02 India’s 1st ever Climate Change Assessment  Climate Change Tracker
International CA
CAJUN21.03Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to attend Victory Parade in Russia
CAJUN21.04Annular solar eclipse witnesses on 21st June in Asia and Africa
Special Days :
CAJUN21.05World Music Day being celebrated 21 June
CAJUN21.06Father’s Day is observed on 21 June
CAJUN21.076th International Yoga Day is observed on 21 June
CAJUN21.08World Refugee Day observed on June 20; theme: ‘Every Action Counts’
CAJUN21.09 International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict 2020 on June 19
CAJUN21.10 World Sickle Cell Day 2020 on June 19
World Hydrographic Day 2020: June 21
International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice 2020 – 21 June
Science & Technology :
CAJUN21.11Study showing stars of varied ages can co-exist in open clusters, provides clue to stellar evolution in the Milky Way Galaxy
CAJUN21.12Detection of fluorine in hot Extreme Helium Stars solves their evolution mystery
Obituary :
CAJUN21.13Veteran economist & Member of the 10th Finance Commission B.P.R. Vithal Baru passed away at 93
CAJUN21.14Scriptwriter & Filmmaker KR Schidanandan passed away
CAJUN21.15Veteran Journalist & Freedom Fighter Dinu Ranadive passed away at 95

Current Affairs 19 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN19.01 MoU between Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs and SIDBI implement the PM SVANidhi Scheme
CAJUN19.02 IIT Guwahati develops affordable diagnostic kits for COVID-19 
CAJUN19.03 CSIR gets nod for Phase III trial of antiviral drug Umifenovir: Health Minister
International CA
CAJUN19.04 India elected as non-permanent member of UNSC
 Appointments :
CAJUN19.05Volkan Bozkir Becomes the 1st Turkish to be Elected as the President of 75th UN General Assembly
CAJUN19.06Kubatbek Boronov Appointed as Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister
Obituary :
CAJUN19.07Former Lok Sabha MP and Banker Madhavrao Patil passes away at 80

Current Affairs 18 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN18.01 Modi To Launch Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan On 20th June To Boost Livelihood Opportunities In Rural India
CAJUN18.02 Dr Harsh Vardhan Launches DBT – AMTZ Mobile Diagnostic Unit for Covid Testing- I-Lab 
International CA
CAJUN18.03 India 9th largest recipient of FDI in 2019 reports UN
CAJUN18.04 India ranked 43rd on the IMDs World Competitiveness Index
CAJUN18.05 AIIB approves 2nd Loan of USD 750 Million under COVID-19 CRF to India
 Sports :
CAJUN18.06Sports Ministry to establish Khelo India State Centres of Excellence 
CAJUN18.074th Asian Youth Para Games to be Held in Bahrain in December 2021
 Special Days :
CAJUN18.08Sustainable Gastronomy Day is observed on 18 June
CAJUN18.09Autistic Pride Day 2020 observed on June 18

Current Affairs 17 June 2020 –  Highlights


 National CA
CAJUN17.01 Sanitary Napkins available for Rs.1 per pad under PMBJK Scheme
CAJUN17.02 Employees Provident (EPFO) Launches Multi-Location Claim Settlement
CAJUN17.03 India Builds First Ever Infectious Disease Diagnostic Lab
 International CA
CAJUN17.04 As per SIPRI’S year book 2020, India ranked 6th as nuclear weapons increased since 2019; US tops
 State CA
CAJUN17.05 West Bengal Govt. launched “Karmo Bhumi”, a job portal to help IT professionals
 Special Days
CAJUN17.06 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed on 17 June
CAJUN17.07 International Day of Family Remittances 2020 on June 16
CAJUN17.08 Global Wind Day 2020  June 15

Current Affairs 15 &16 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA :
CAJUN1516.01 AYUSH Ministry gears up for International Day of Yoga 2020 with the “Yoga at Home, Yoga with Family” campaign
CAJUN1516.02 Centre launched Feedback Call Centres on COVID-19 Public Grievances
CAJUN1516.03 Centre distributed assistive aids and devices to divyangjan under ADIP Scheme
CAJUN1516.04Centre launched online delivery-based gas trading platform, Indian Gas Exchange
CAJUN1516.05Union MoS of Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy launches ‘GermiBAN’ device to kill viruses
CAJUN1516.06RBI Releases New Framework For Financial Market Infra, Retail Payment System; NPCI & NEFT classified as FMI
International CA
CAJUN1516.07India joins Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) as a founding member to support the responsible and human-centric development and use of AI
 Special Days :
CAJUN1516.08 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day observed on June 15
 Obituary :
CAJUN1516.09Former New Zealand cricketer Matt Poore passed away at 90
CAJUN1516.10Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput dies at 34 in Mumbai

Current Affairs 14 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA :
CAJUN14.01 GermiKlean a chamber to sanitise uniforms of security forces developed by DRDO
International CA
CAJUN14.02 World Blood Donor Day being observed with theme Safe blood saves lives
CAJUN14.03 Nepal parliament passes bill to include India’s territories of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh in Pithoragarh
 States CA :
CAJUN14.04Odisha’s unique festival Raja Parba begins on 14th June
CAJUN14.05 GMR signs concession agreement with AP govt. for developing greenfield Bhogapuram international airport
Sports :
CAJUN14.06ICC approves replacements in test cricket, bans use of saliva to shine ball
India’s oldest first-class cricketer Vasant Raiji dies in Mumbai at the age of 100
 Obituary :
Former Bangladesh Minister Mohammad Nasim passes away at 72
India’s oldest first-class cricketer Vasant Raiji dies in Mumbai at the age of 100
 Special Days :
CAJUN14.07 International Albinism Awareness Day observed on June 13

Current Affairs 13 June 2020 –  Highlights

Natoinal CA
CAJUN13.01 Center launches AAROGYA PATH portal for healthcare supply chain
CAJUN13.02 Central Railway launches Robotic ‘CAPTAIN ARJUN’ to intensify screening, surveillance
CAJUN13.03 RBI sets up panel to review ownership, corporate structure of Private sector banks
CAJUN13.04 State-of-the-art Flood Warning System launched in Mumbai
CAJUN13.05Centre directs all 8 North Eastern States to set-up e-office
CAJUN13.06Shipping Ministry approved revised cost estimates of Rs. 123.95 cr for Ship Repair facilities in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
International CA
CAJUN13.07USCIRF Welcomes Release of State Department’s 2019 International Religious Freedom Report
CAJUN13.083rd India-ASEAN youth dialogue held from June 8 to 10, 2020; youth-centric initiatives highlighted
 Obituary :
CAJUN13.09 Former Member of Planning Commission, A.Vaidyanathan, Passed Away at 88
 Special Days :
CAJUN13.10 Green Mizoram Day 2020 on June 11
States CA
CAJUN13.11Hyderabad City Security Council collab with Hyderabad City Police launches a programme ‘STREE’ for women
CAJUN13.12Odisha becomes 1st state in India to receive ISO certification for tribal hostels
CAJUN13.13 UP govt. launches ‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’ through video conference
CAJUN13.14All households in remote corner of Arunachal Pradesh getting tap connections under Jal Jeevan Mission

Current Affairs 12 June 2020 –  Highlights

National CA :
CAJUN12.01 NHAI goes fully digital, launches cloud based, AI powered Big Data Analytics platform
CAJUN12.02 Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta assumes the charge as Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command, Visakhapatnam 
CAJUN12.03 Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle Complex inaugurated in Vizag
CAJUN12.04 Centre approved funds for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand & West Bengal
CAJUN12.05 Gir Sanctuary Gujarat’s Asiatic Lion population  risen to 29% in 5 years; “Poonam Avlokan” survey 
CAJUN12.06 ‘Turant customs’ a flagship programme launched in Bengaluru and Chennai by CBIC
CAJUN12.07 Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launches Sahakar Mitra: Scheme on Internship Programme, an initiative by National Cooperative Development Corporation
Special Days :
CAJUN12.08 World Day Against Child Labour is observed on 12 June
 Obituary :
CAJUN12.09 Veteran Urdu poet Anand Mohan Zutshi ‘Gulzar’ Dehlvi passes away at 93
 Awards :
CAJUN12.10 Indian-American Dr. Rattan Lal awarded with World Food Prize 2020

Current Affairs 11 June 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
CAJUN11.01 CCMB developed new low-cost novel coronavirus test
CAJUN11.02 HRD Minister releases NIRF ranking; IIT Madras tops the overall list
CAJUN11.03 3 DST institutes among top 30 Indian Institutions in Nature Index 2020 
CAJUN11.04 Kerala Start-ties up with SCTIMST to launch IoT (Internet of Things) based used mask disposal smart bin & UV light-based disinfection device to beat COVID 19
CAJUN11.05 DST constitutes joint Science Communication Forum to promote common policy & best practices 
CAJUN11.06 Government issues advisory to streamline the process for import and possession of exotic live species in India.
CAJUN11.07 Government of India approved ₹1,829 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Maharashtra in 2020-21
CAJUN11.08 Enhanced Import Duty on Bamboo Sticks to give a big boost to Agarbatti and Bamboo Industries in India: KVIC
CAJUN11.09 Railways sets world benchmark by running 1st Double-Stack Container Train in OHE electrified territory
CAJUN11.10 NFL has started tying up with ITI to train youth in various trade
CAJUN11.11 IIT-BHU researchers develops face mask to annihilate pathogenic microorganisms
CAJUN11.12 Rs. 4000cr allocated to State Governments under Per Drop More Crop (PDMC) component of PMKSY for FY 2020-21
CAJUN11.13 Forest lands diverted for non-forestry projects
CAJUN11.14 India becomes 2nd nation to have contact-free ATM cash withdrawals
States CA
CAJUN11.15UP Clears “Cow Slaughter Prevention (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020”
Obituary :
CAJUN11.16The President of Burundi , Pierre Nkurunzizapassed away at 55
CAJUN11.17Olympic gymnast Kurt Bilteaux Thomas, First American to bag gold in the Gymnastic World Championship passed away at 64
CAJUN11.18Padma Shri Pritam Singh, a pioneer in management education passed away at 78

Current Affairs 10 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN10.01 IIT Mandi researchers develop make high efficiency masks from waste plastic bottles
CAJUN10.02 Thane engineer develops world’s first ‘Internet-controlled’ robot ‘Coro-bot’ for COVID-19 hospitals
CAJUN10.03 GRSE delivered ICGS Kanaklata Barua to Indian Coast Guard
CAJUN10.04 Recykal partnered with UNDP, HCCB for plastic waste management Project Prithivi
CAJUN10.05 India to set up first coal trading exchange
CAJUN10.06 RBI proposed Draft Frameworks for Sale of Loan Exposures and Securitisation of Standard Assets
International CA
Awards :
CAJUN10.07 Indian Entrepreneur Renjith Kumar honoured with “NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal”
Obituary :
CAJUN10.08 Former Union Water Resources minister Arjun Charan Sethi passed away at 79
Special Days
CAJUN10.09World Accreditation Day (WAD) is celebrated on 9th June
Sports :
CAJUN10.10AIU banned Gomathi Marimuthu, Tamil Nadu’s Track and Field athlete for 4 years due to doping

Current Affairs 09 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN09.01JNCASR signs MoU with Breathe Applied Sciences for Conversion of Carbon dioxide to clean fuels
CAJUN09.02FSSAI State food safety index for 2019-20 released; Gujarat, Goa, Chandigarh topped
CAJUN09.03Dr. Jitendra Singh launched COVID BEEP app, India’s first physiological parameters monitoring system for COVID-19 patients
CAJUN09.04Govt changes public procurement rules, more preference to local suppliers
International CA
CAJUN09.05India ranks 168th in Environment Performance Index 2020; Denmark tops
State CA
CAJUN09.06The Cabinet of Odisha gives state anthem status to “Bande Utkala Janani”
CAJUN09.07Karnataka launches “Meghasandesha” App for real time information & ‘Varunamitra’ portal for real-time information on weather
CAJUN09.08Madhya Pradesh starts a plantation drive named “Thank Mom”
Awards :
CAJUN09.09Poet and writer Javed Akhtar becomes the first Indian to receive Richard Dawkins Award 2020
Obituary :
CAJUN09.10Padma Shri Ved Prakash Marwah, former governor and Delhi police commissioner passed away at 87
CAJUN09.11Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passes away at 39
Special Days
CAJUN09.12World Brain Tumor Day 2020 is observed on June 8
CAJUN09.13World Oceans Day celebrated on June 8

Current Affairs 08 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN08.01Center mandates colour strip on top of sticker carrying details of registration for BS-VI vehicles
CAJUN08.02Indian Air Force designs, develops & manufactures ARPIT
CAJUN08.03ISRO and ARIES signed the MoU on the cooperation
CAJUN08.04CSIR and Atal Innovation Mission sign a Letter of Intent to foster Innovation in India
CAJUN08.05Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurates CAT Bench at Jammu.
 International CA / Appointments
CAJUN08.06UNADAP appoints 13 year old Madurai girl Nethra as ‘Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor’
CAJUN08.07India, Denmark sign MoU for developing cooperation in power sector
State CA
CAJUN08.08The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the first online waste exchange programme
CAJUN08.09Gairsain declared Summer Capital of Uttarakhand
Science and Technology
CAJUN08.10DIAT Pune develops Nano-technology based disinfectant spray to combat COVID-19
CAJUN08.11ARCI & Mekins develop UVC-based multipurpose disinfection cabinet for containing surface contamination of COVID 19
CAJUN08.12DST releases information brochure on health & risk communication programme focusing on COVID-19

Current Affairs 07 June 2020 –  Highlights


National CA
CAJUN07.01 India, China agree to handle their differences through peaceful discussion
 International CA
India, China agree to handle their differences through peaceful discussion
 State CA
CAJUN07.02 Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot launches Raj Kaushal Portal and Online Shramik Employment Exchange
 Science and Technology
CAJUN07.03 ARCI develops Rare earth based magnetocaloric material for cancer treatment 
CAJUN07.04IASST develops an artificial intelligence-based computer diagnosis framework for rapid and accurate diagnosis of oral cancers
CAJUN07.05 Fit India to launch special films promoting 10 indigenous sports of India under Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat
CAJUN07.06 Mutual fund schemes can’t invest in physical goods except gold: SEBI
CAJUN07.07Western Coalfields Ltd opens three new coal mines in Maharashtra (Adasa) and MP (Sharda and Dhankasa) of 2.9 million tonnes (MT) annual capacity.
CAJUN07.08 Former India footballer Hamza Koya (61) died of COVID-19 in Kerala
CAJUN07.09IPS Officer Ved Marwah, Delhi Police commissioner (1985-88) and Director General of National Security Guard (1988-90), died at 87
 Special Days
CAJUN07.10 World Food Safety Day being celebrated June 7
CAJUN07.11World Pest Day is observed on June 6
CAJUN07.12UN Russian Language Day is observed on June 6

Current Affairs 06 June 2020 –  Highlights


National  / Governance :
CAJUN06.01Government launches Urban Forest Programme to mark World Environment Day
CAJUN06.02 HRD Ministry launches booklet “Safe online learning in the times of COVID-19” for students and teachers; prepared by NCERT and UNESCO
CAJUN06.03India Proposes five-fold plan called Panchasheel for UNSC elections scheduled on 17th June 2020
Science & Technology :
CAJUN06.04 CSIR NCL Scientists develop indigenous nasopharyngeal swabs
CAJUN06.05 Novel recipe for fabrication of Transparent Conducting Glass can bring down cost of smart windows, touch screens, solar cells
CAJUN06.06 CeNS synthesises novel photo-sensitive cholesteric liquid crystals for display devices at room temperature
CAJUN06.07 IASST develops a new process for synthesizing crystalline Rubrene useful for optoelectronic devices
 Surveys / Rankings :
CAJUN06.08 NSO’s PLFS Annural Report 2018-2019
CAJUN06.09 THE Asia University Ranking IISC Bangalore ranked 36
CAJUN06.10 Akshay Kumar ranked 52nd, the only Indian on the list, Kylie Jenner tops: Forbes 100  world’s highest-paid celebrities 2020
 Appointments :
CAJUN06.11PM’s Private Secretary Rajeev Topno Moves To World Bank
CAJUN06.12 Rahul Shrivastava appointed as next Ambassador of India to Romania
CAJUN06.13 Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson of Biocon named EY World Entrepreneur 2020 in a virtual ceremony
 Special Days :
CAJUN06.14International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing observed on June 5 
 Sports :
CAJUN06.15India to host AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 
 Meetings & Summits
CAJUN06.1651st annual World Economic Forum (WEF) Davos dual summit meeting to be held in January 2021

Current Affairs 04 & 05 June 2020 –  Highlights


Meetings / Summits :
CAJUN04.01Prime Minister Addresses the virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020
CAJUN04.02Prime Minister’s address at India-Australia Virtual Summit
National / Governance / Schemes :
Union Cabinet Approvals – 03rd June 2020:
CAJUN04.03Union Cabinet clears ordinance to create ‘One India, One Agriculture Market’
CAJUN04.04MEITY launched 3 new schemes worth Rs 50,000 cr to boost electronic manufacturing in India
CAJUN04.05HRD & Urban development ministries jointly launches student internship programme called “TULIP”
Science & Technology :
CAJUN04.06ARCI develops new environment friendly way to shape ceramics through 3D printing with Methyl Cellulose
CAJUN04.07CeNS develops low-cost catalyst for hydrogen generation from water
CAJUN04.08For the comfort of PPE Wearers DRDO Develops “SUMERU-PACS”
Special Days :
CAJUN04.09International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression 2020 is on June 4
CAJUN04.10World Environment Day 2020 is observed on 5th May
CAJUN04.10NCVTC to develop of host-directed antivirals for COVID 19
Appointments :
CAJUN04.11Uday Kotak Take over from Vikram Kirloskar as the new CII President
Obituary :
CAJUN04.12National awardee and Veteran filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passed away at 90
CAJUN04.13Former Pakistan’s First-class cricketer Riaz Sheikh passed away at 51 due to COVID-19
Awards :
CAJUN04.14Patna-based NGO ‘SEEDS’ Wins World No Tobacco Day Award 2020
CAJUN04.15Indian writer Kritika Pandey wins regional award for Asia in 2020 Commonwealth short story prize
State Current Affairs
CAJUN04.16Telangana CM K Chandrasekhara Rao inaugurated Kondapochamma Sagar project
CAJUN04.17JK Employees Salary Tracker Mobile App ‘MeraVetan’ launched
CAJUN04.18Kerala announces K-FON to provide free internet by December 2020, first state to declare internet as a fundamental right

Current Affairs 03 June 2020 –  Highlights


National Current Affairs / Governance
CAJUN03.01Union Power Minister launches pan-India Real Time Market in electricity
CAJUN03.02Union Cabinet Approvals – 03rd June 2020
#Cabinet approves renaming of Kolkata Port Trust as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Trust
#Cabinet approves establishment of Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy (PCIM&H) as Subordinate Office under Ministry of AYUSH
#Government approves setting up of an “Empowered Group of Secretaries (EGoS) and Project Development Cells (PDCs)” in Ministries/Departments for attracting investments in India
#Cabinet approves MoU between India and Bhutan on Cooperation in the areas of Environment
#Cabinet approves establishment of Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy (PCIM&H) as Subordinate Office under Ministry of AYUSH
#Government approves setting up of an “Empowered Group of Secretaries (EGoS) and Project Development Cells (PDCs)” in Ministries/Departments for attracting investments in India
#Cabinet approves MoU between India and Bhutan on Cooperation in the areas of Environment
#Cabinet approves renaming of Kolkata Port Trust as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Trust
CAJUN03.03StartupBlink Ecosystem Rankings 2020- India ranked 23rd; US topped
CAJUN03.04Moody’s Ratings –  India’s GDP to contract by 4% in fiscal 2021 & downgraded its sovereign rating to ‘Baa3’ from ‘Baa2’
Science & Technology :
CAJUN03.06Government to conduct skill mapping of citizens returning from overseas
CAJUN03.07CSIR-CMERI develop new indigenous ventilator
CAJUN03.05WHO launches C-TAP – COVID-19 Technology Access Pool
Special Days :
CAJUN03.08World Bicycle Day is observed on 3 June
Books/Authors :
CAJUN03.09Ministry of Information and Broadcasting  Releases e-book titled ‘One Year of Modi 2.0 – Towards A Self-Reliant India’
Appointments :
CAJUN03.10Raveesh Kumar appointed as next Ambassador of India to Finland
Obituary :
CAJUN03.11Former International Archer and coach Jayanti Lal Nanoma passed away at 34
CAJUN03.12J&K Former Union Minister, Congress leader P Namgyal passes away at 83

Current Affairs 02 June 2020 –  Highlights

 Appointments :
CAJUN02.01Gaitri Kumar appointed as next High Commissioner of India to UK
CAJUN02.02VN Datt takes over as Chairman and MD of National Fertilizers Limited
Special Days :
CAJUN02.03International Sex Workers Day is observed on 2 June
CAJUN02.04Telangana State Formation Day celebrated on 2 June
CAJUN02.05 Persons in News/Obituary : Singer-composer Wajid Khan of music director duo Sajid-Wajid, dies at 42
CAJUN02.06 Persons in News :  R. Sreelekha becomes first woman DGP in Kerala

Current Affairs 01 June 2020 –  Highlights

Science & Technology :
CAJUN01.01DRDO develops Ultra Swachh for disinfection of PPEs and other materials
National Current Affairs  / Governance and Govt Schemes :
CAJUN01.02Government unveils PM SVANIDHI to provide affordable loans to street vendors
CAJUN01.03Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) campaign launched for 1.5 crore dairy farmers
CAJUN01.04PM Modi Launches CHAMPIONS: Technology Platform to empower MSMEs
CAJUN01.05Cabinet approves Upward revision of MSME definition and modalities
CAJUN01.06Three more States included in One Nation One Card scheme
CAJUN01.07Rs 812 Crore approved for Odisha under “Jal Jeevan Mission (Har Ghar Jal)
CAJUN01.08EPFO Pensioners to Get Enhanced Pension
CAJUN01.09Special Days : Global Day of Parents is celebrated on 1 June
CAJUN01.10Special Days : World Milk Day is observed on 1 June
CAJUN01.11Appointments : Pradip Kumar Tripathi Assumes Charge as Secretary in Ministry of Steel
CAJUN01.12Appointments : Lt. Gen. Manoj Pande took over as the 15th Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command
CAJUN01.13Appointments : Mohandas Pai to chair the advisory committee on Service provider of IBBI
CAJUN01.14Appointments : Finance Ministry appoints PR Jaishankar as MD of IIFCL
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