Current Affairs 18 June 2020

🔶India to construct Rs 2.33 cr sanitation facility at Nepal’s iconic Pashupatinath Temple

🔶Ministry of sports to establish and upgrade state facilities into Khelo India State Centres of Excellence

🔶India is 9th largest recipient of FDI in 2019 with $51 billion; US topped: UN-World Investment Report 2020

🔶India Stands at 43rd Position in 32nd edition of IMD’s Competitive Ranking 2020, Singapore Tops

🔶Serum Institute of India to supply pneumonia vaccine under supply agreement with UNICEF

🔶India Joined GPAI, 1st of its kind AI initiative as founding member

🔶Around 45 Million People Fall into Acute Food Insecurity Since February 2020 due to COVID-19: FAO Report

🔶Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Approves 2nd Loan of USD 750 Million under COVID-19 CRF to India

🔶HDFC Ergo & Tech firm Tropogo Jointly Launches India’s 1st ‘pay as you fly’ Insurance For Drones

🔶SEBI panel headed by Anil Dave suggested measures to strengthen enforcement of SEBI

🔶Infosys Signs Climate Pledge with Amazon and Global Optimism to Become Net-Zero Carbon

🔶Indian Startups Stellapps and Zestmoney are a Part of the World Economic Forum’s List of Technology Pioneers of 2020

🔶DK Jain, BCCI’s 1st Ever Ombudsman Gets a 1-year Extension as Ethics Officer and Ombudsman

🔶Indian Railways installs Automated Ticket Checking and Managing Access Machine, 1st of its Kind at Nagpur station

🔶4th Asian Youth Para Games to be Held in Bahrain in December 2021

🔶Maha Vir Chakra awardee & 1971 war hero Lt Gen Raj Mohan Vohra passed away at 88 due to COVID-19

🔶Former Goa, Daman & Diu Minister Achyut Kashinath Sinai Usgaonkar passed away at 92

🔶Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s New Novel ‘Klara and the Sun’ to be Released in March 2021

🔶World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2020 – June 17

🔶AP, 1st Indian State presented its Budget amid COVID-19: Rs 2.24 lakh cr Budget publicized by Buggana Rajendranath for FY21