18 June 2020 Current Affairs

1India to construct Rs 2.33 cr sanitation facility at Nepal’s iconic Pashupatinath Temple2Ministry of sports to establish and upgrade state facilities into Khelo India State Centres of Excellence3India is 9th largest recipient of FDI in 2019 with $51 billion; US topped: UN-World Investment Report 20204India Stands at 43rd Position in 32nd edition of IMD’s Competitive Ranking 2020, Singapore Tops5Serum Institute of India to supply pneumonia vaccine under supply agreement with UNICEF6India Joined GPAI, 1st of its kind AI initiative as founding member7Around 45 Million People Fall into Acute Food Insecurity Since February 2020 due to COVID-19: FAO Report8Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Approves 2nd Loan of USD 750 Million under COVID-19 CRF to India9HDFC Ergo & Tech firm Tropogo Jointly Launches India’s 1st ‘pay as you fly’ Insurance For Drones10SEBI panel headed by Anil Dave suggested measures to strengthen enforcement of SEBI11Infosys Signs Climate Pledge with Amazon and Global Optimism to Become Net-Zero Carbon12Indian Startups Stellapps and Zestmoney are a Part of the World Economic Forum’s List of Technology Pioneers of 202013DK Jain, BCCI’s 1st Ever Ombudsman Gets a 1-year Extension as Ethics Officer and Ombudsman14Indian Railways installs Automated Ticket Checking and Managing Access Machine, 1st of its Kind at Nagpur station154th Asian Youth Para Games to be Held in Bahrain in December 202116Maha Vir Chakra awardee & 1971 war hero Lt Gen Raj Mohan Vohra passed away at 88 due to COVID-1917Former Goa, Daman & Diu Minister Achyut Kashinath Sinai Usgaonkar passed away at 9218Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s New Novel ‘Klara and the Sun’ to be Released in March 202119World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2020 – June 1720AP, 1st Indian State presented its Budget amid COVID-19: Rs 2.24 lakh cr Budget publicized by Buggana Rajendranath for FY21

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