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NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Rs. 4000cr allocated to State Governments under Per Drop More Crop (PDMC) component of PMKSY for FY 2020-21

The Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers’ Welfare (DAC&FW) has allocated Rs. 4000 cr to the state governments under PMKSY- PDMC which focuses on the effective use of water at farm level through Micro Irrigation technologies viz. Drip and Sprinkler irrigation systems.
ii.For Micro Irrigation Fund a corpus of Rs. 5000 crore has been created with NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development).


NFL signs MoU with ITI Nangal to train youths under Dual System of Training Scheme

In a big boost to the ‘Skill India’ initiative of the Government of India, National Fertilizers Limited (NFL),a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) works under the Ambit of Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) Nangal (Punjab) to train youths in 12 trades under Dual System of Training Scheme.
About National Fertilizers Limited (NFL):Head Office– Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Chairman and MD- Mr. Virendra Nath Datt

MHRD & Fit India collaborates to produce series of special films to promote 10 indigenous sports of India

The Department of School Education and Literacy under Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD) has collaborated with Fit India(flagship programme of sports ministry) under the ”Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat” initiative to produce a series of special films to promote 10 indigenous sports of India.
Aim of the series– To create awareness about indigenous games & the culture and heritage of their respective states.


INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

India ranked 56th safest country in the world from Covid- 19:Report

As per the report of Deep Knowledge Group’s safest country in the world from covid- 19, India ranked 56th position in a list of 200 countries,while Switzerland has been found to be the safest place on earth from the ongoing covid-19 pandemic followed by Germany and Israel.while South Sudan was ranked at 200th position.

ADB forms 8-member panel to find solutions for speedy recovery of COVID-19 in Southeast Asia

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has constituted an 8-member high-level panel of leading experts in economics, finance, and health, moderated by ADB Vice-President Ahmed M. Saeed, to help ministers, central bank governors, and other senior officials identify solutions for Southeast Asian economies to tap into to quickly recover after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

About Asian Development Bank (ADB):Headquarters– Mandaluyong, Philippines
President– Masatsugu Asakawa


BANKING & FINANCE

India becomes 2nd nation to have contact-free ATM cash withdrawals; Empays Payment Systems partners with Mastercard



POS solution in Africa promoted by the partnership between ePaisa and First Alliance Bank

ePaisa entered into a partnership with First Alliance Bank (Z) Ltd in Zambia, Africa, to provide mobile point of sale (mPOS) solution to small and medium enterprises and other businesses.


ECONOMY & BUSINESS

TCS partners with NSDC to provide its training partners access to the TCS iON Digital Glass Room

Tata Consultancy Services(TCS) iON, unit of TCS, partnered with the National Skill Development Corporation(NSDC) to provide its training partners access to the TCS iON Digital Glass Room, a web-based digital education platform.

About TCS:
Headquarters- Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chief Executive Officer(CEO) and Managing Director(MD)– Rajesh Gopinathan
Chairman of the Board of Tata Sons– Natarajan(N). Chandrasekaran
About NSDC:
Headquarters– New Delhi, India
MD & CEO– Manish Kumar
Chairman–  A M Naik




APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS

G Kishan Reddy MoS Home Affairs as Chairman for the New Panel for Welfare of Freedom fighters 

About Ministry of Home affairs 
Union Home Minister– Amit Shah
Minister of State -G. Krishna Reddy


Gargo International presents its brand ambassador Sonu Sood in its TVC

 The Gargo International, the delhi based lubricant company under the RG group praised Sonu Sood for his support works for the migrants and went live with their TVC starring Sonu Sood.

ACQUISITIONS & MERGERS 

Bharti International (Singapore) buys additional 6.3% stake in Robi Axiata from NTT Docomo

Bharti Airtel’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Bharti International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.,(BISPL) directly and through its affiliate entities, has acquired an additional 6.3% stake in Robi Axiata Limited, Bangladesh from Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) Do Communications over the Mobile network(Docomo) Inc and its group entities for an undisclosed sum.


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

For the first time in human history, French astronomers witness signs of planet birth

According to the study published in Astronomy & Astrophysics journal, a team of Scientists from the Observatoie de Paris, PSL (Paris Sciences et Lettres) University in France, have witnessed a birth of a new planet around a distant star called ‘AB Aurigae’ for the first time in human history by using photographs of the SPHERE (Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research) instrument on the Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile.


SPORTS

Former European high jump champion Alexander Shustov of Russia banned for 4 years for doping 



OBITUARY

Padma Shri Pritam Singh, a pioneer in management education passed away at 78



Pierre Nkurunziza, The President of Burundi passed away at 55

About Burundi:
Acting President– Pascal Nyabenda(President of National Assembly)
Capital– Bujumbura
Currency– Burundian Franc


Olympic gymnast Kurt Bilteaux Thomas, First American to bag gold in the Gymnastic World Championship passed away at 64



IMPORTANT DAYS

World Accreditation Day 2020 – June 9

The Theme of World Accreditation Day 2020 is “Accreditation: Improving food safety”.

Due the COVID-19 pandemic the physical events are cancelled and the celebration are made online with #WAD2020.


STATE NEWS

UP govt. clears “Cow Slaughter Prevention (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020” to prevent cow slaughter

The ordinance has amended the Uttar Pradesh cow slaughter act, 1955.
ii.This proposed law provides a maximum rigorous imprisonment of 10 years and a fine up to Rs 5 lakh.