20 June 2020 Current Affairs

1Dr Harsh Vardhan Launched India’s 1st I-Lab, a DBT – AMTZ Mobile Diagnostic Unit for Covid Testing
2Coal Ministry & FICCI Initiated e-Auction Process of 41 Coal blocks for Commercial mining; Launched by PM Modi
3MNRE Sets Up Project Development Cell Under Amitesh Kumar Sinha For Investment in Green Energy Sector
4UP provided employment to 57 lakh 12975 migrant workers; highest under MGNREGA
5India’s 1st ever Climate Change Assessment – Climate Change Tracker
6Centre Approved Funds for Implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Tripura
7India 2nd Major Driver of Global Energy Consumption in 2019 After China: 69th Edition of BP Statistical Review 2020
8Indian Economy to contract by 4% in 2020-21: ADB Forecast
9JSW Cement signs Sourav Ganguly & Sunil Chhetri as Brand Ambassadors
10Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund Buys 2.32% Stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 11,367 Crores
11CCI approves acquisition of Metso Oyj’s minerals business by Outotec Oyj
12NASA Astronomers Discover 240-year-old Neutron Star ‘Swift J1818.0−1607’ After Recent X-ray Burst
13IIT Mandi Develops Herbal Infusion Technology to Help Farmers in the Mid-Himalayan Region
14Veteran economist & Member of the 10th Finance Commission B.P.R. Vithal Baru passed away at 93
15Scriptwriter & Filmmaker KR Schidanandan passed away
16Veteran Journalist & Freedom Fighter Dinu Ranadive passed away at 95
17International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict 2020 – June 19
18World Sickle Cell Day 2020: June 19
19Manipur Observes the 19th Great June Uprising Day – June 18
20India to become President of United Nation Security Council for August 2021

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