13 June 2020 Current Affairs

  • Narendra Singh Tomar virtually launched ‘Shakar Mitra’ scheme to provide paid internship to the Youth; NCDC initiative
  • Shipping Ministry approved revised cost estimates of Rs. 123.95 cr for Ship Repair facilities in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  • First in the world: Indian Railways runs Double-Stack Container Train in OHE electrified region
  • NHAI Becomes First Fully Digitalised Organisation in Construction Sector
  • 3 DST institutes among top 30 Indian Institutions in Nature Index 2020; CAS, China topped globally
  • 3 Member high-level committee set up by the Petroleum Ministry to inquire the Assam oil well disaster.
  • 3rd India-ASEAN youth dialogue held from June 8 to 10, 2020; youth-centric initiatives highlighted
  • Madhya Pradesh becomes the top wheat procurer; pumps Rs 25,000 crores to boost farmers
  • RBI bars People’s Co-operative Bank from granting fresh loans, accepting deposits for 6 months
  • Global trade to decline further by 27% in Q2 after 5% decline in first quarter: UNCTAD’s report
  • Indian-American Soil Scientist Dr. Rattan Lal Honoured as 2020 World Food Prize Laureate
  • Kerala Startup ties up with SCTIMST to launch IoT based BIN-19 & UV SPOT: COVID-19
  • Former Member of Planning Commission, A.Vaidyanathan, Passed Away at 88
  • “Lockdown Liaisons: Leaving and Other Stories” Authored by Shobha De
  • World Day Against Child Labour 2020 – June 12
  • UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launches ‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’ through video conference
  • Odisha become the 1st state in India to receive ISO certification for tribal hostels
  • Green Mizoram Day 2020: June 11
  • Hyderabad City Security Council along with Hyderabad City Police launches a programme ‘STREE’ for women
  • Aadhaar-based online ‘Insta Saving Bank Account’ relaunched: SBI
  • Tamil Nadu legislator Anbazhagan passes away at 61
  • India remains at 108 in FIFA rankings, Belgium tops

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