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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

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

In accordance with the “World Investment Report 2020” by United Nation’s (UN) trade body, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), India has become the 9th largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2019 after receiving $51 billion last year, an increase of 20% from the 42 billion dollars of FDI received in 2018.

The global FDI flows are forecast to decrease by up to 40% in 2020, from their 2019 value of $1.54 trillion.

About UNCTAD:
Headquarters– Geneva, Switzerland
Secretary-General– Dr.Mukhisa Kituyi

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

About International Institute for Management Development (IMD):
Headquarters– Lausanne, Switzerland
Chairman– Michel Demaré

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

Serum Institute of India(SII), leading manufacturer of immunobiological drugs and vaccines signs a new supply agreement with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Vaccine alliance Gavi’s procurement partner to supply pneumococcal conjugate vaccine to low income countries all over the world.

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

According to the report titled “Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security and Nutrition” released by Italy based Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), around  45 million people were fall into acute food insecurity since February 2020 due to of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, of which a majority of 33 million people reside in South and Southeast Asia, and most of the remainder in Sub-Saharan Africa.

About Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO):
Headquarters– Rome, Italy
Director-General- Qu Dongyu


NATIONAL AFFAIRS

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

India has extended its financial aid by NR (Nepalese rupee) 37.23 million for the construction of the sanitation facility for the pilgrims at the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal.

About Nepal:
Capital– Kathmandu
Currency– Nepalese rupee
Prime Minister– Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli
President– Bidhya Devi Bhandari


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

The Sports Ministry prepared to establish Khelo India State Centres of Excellence(KISCE) under the Khelo India Scheme and identified 8 state owned sports facilities to upgrade as KISCE.

The 8 facilities include 4 from the north east region and 4 from other regions.

About Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports:
Minister– Kiren Rijiju
Secretary of Sports– Usha Sharma
Secretary of Youth Affairs– Ravi Mital

BANKING & FINANCE

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

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB) approved a 2nd loan of USD 750 million to India under the bank’s USD 10 billion COVID-19 Crisis Recovery Facility(CRF); Till now India has received USD 1.25 billion dollar under the COVID-19 CRF.

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

HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company, the country’s third-largest non-life insurance provider has joined hands with UK based tech firm TropoGo Limited to launch India’s 1st ‘Pay as you Fly’ insurance for drone-owners in India.


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

In order to strengthen the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBIs) enforcement mechanism and also to improve its system of recovery of siphoned off money, the SEBI committee headed by former Supreme Court Judge Anil Dave has proposed a method of quantification of profit made by the defaulter and loss caused to investors.

About SEBI:
Headquarter– Mumbai, Maharshtra
Chairman– Ajay Tyagi

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

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

Infosys partnered with Amazon and Global Optimism and signed the Climate Pledge, an initiative by Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and Christiana Figueres, founder of Global Optimism and former United Nations Climate chief to become net-zero carbon by 2040, ten years ahead of the Paris Agreement.

About Infosys:
CEO & MD– Salil Parekh
About Amazon:
Founder & CEO– Jeff Bezos


AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS        

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

About WEF:
Founder & Executive Chairman– Kalus Schwab
President– Børge Brende
Headquarters– Geneva, Switzerland


APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS          

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

About BCCI:
President– Sourav Ganguly
Headquarters– Mumbai

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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

Indian Railways’ Central Railway zone has installedAutomated Ticket Checking & Managing Access(ATMA) machine, 1st of its kind at Nagpur station. 

SPORTS

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

The Asian Paralympic Committee(APC) announced that the 4th Asian Youth Para Games will take place in Bahrain from December(1-10) 2021. 


OBITUARY

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

About Goa:
Capital– Panaji
Chief Minister– Pramod Sawant
Governor– Satya Pal Malik


BOOKS & AUTHORS

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

Nobel Prize winner(2017) Kazuo Ishiguro(Japan born british author) will release his new novel ‘Klara and the Sun’.

About Japan:
Capital– Tokyo
Currency– Japanese yen (JPY)


IMPORTANT DAYS

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2020 – June 17

The theme of World day to combat desertification and drought 2020 is “Food. Feed. Fibre. – the link between consumption and land”