21 June 2020 Current Affairs

-Eclipse is feeling today. Now it will start shortly. The eclipse will start at Morning 09.15 minutes. The ring shape will start at 10 in the morning at 19. This eclipse will end at Afternoon 15:15.

1The “SATYABHAMA” app has been launched by the Union Ministry of Coal and Mining to monitor mining projects.
2World Music Day celebrated on June 21, 2019
3The 5th annual International Day of Yoga (IDY) was observed on June 21, 2019. There are two themes for World Yoga Day 2019 , United Nation has declared theme as “Yoga for Climate Action” and Ministry of Ayush , India has declared theme for Yoga Day is ” Yoga for Heart“.
4IWorld famous handcrafted footwear, Kolhapuri chappal gets a Geographic Indication (GI) tag from The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Mark. The tag was given to the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka, covering four districts each.
5On June 20, 2019, DBS Bank in its report on the Indian economy revised India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) forecast for the fiscal year 2020 to 6.8% year-on-year (YoY) from 7% due to headwinds for exports amidst challenging trade outlook.
6E-commerce firm Flipkart has revamped its Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) seller financing programme ‘Growth Capital’ in order to empower MSMEs across the country. The program enables financial inclusion and independence for MSMEs who operate online.
7India’s data usage per smartphone is the highest in the world at 9.8GB per month
820th Meeting of the FSDC chaired by Nirmala Sitharaman held in New Delhi
9The United States (US) overtook China to become India’s largest goods trading partner in 2018-19. Trade surplus of India with the US declined to $16.8 billion from $21.2 billion for 2017-18.
10SEBI sets up a working group headed by NSE Clearing Ltd to review margins on derivatives
11Scientists develop cancer cell detection ‘dots’ from coal in Assam
12Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism Biography by Dinyar Patel
13On June 20, 2019, A non-governmental sports organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, IOC (International Olympic Committee) lifted its sanctions imposed on Indian Olympic Association (IOA) hosting international sports events.
14Summer Solstice day was observed on 21st June 2019
15The US overtook China as India’s largest goods trading partner in 2018-19

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