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NATIONAL AFFAIRS

MoHUA Signs MoU to Engage SIDBI as Implementation Agency for PM SVANidhi

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to make latter as the implementation Agency for Prime Minister Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) – a Special Micro-Credit Facility for Street Vendors. 

About SIDBI:
Headquarter– Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (UP)
Chairman & Managing Director (CMD)– Mohammad Mustafa

Odisha’s Raja Parba – Celebration of Menstruation and Womanhood

Raja Praba of Odisha is a three-day festival during the mid-June (preferably starts from 14th June and ends on 16th June) marking the beginning of monsoon. 
About Odisha:
Chief Minister– Naveen Patnaik
Governor– Prof. Ganeshi Lal 
Capital– Bhubaneswar


Niti Aayog Forms Panel Led by Amitabh Kant to Develop Job Platform For Migrant Labours

NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog has formed a high-powered committee of top executives of technology companies like Google, Microsoft and Tech Mahindra under the leadership of its CEO (Chief Executive Officer)Amitabh Kant to develop a job platform that will help migrant labours & blue-collar workers, who have lost their jobs during the lockdown, to find better employment opportunities in their language and around their place.

About NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog:
Headquarters– New Delhi.
Chairperson– Narendra Modi.
Chief Executive Officer(CEO)- Amitabh Kant.
Vice Chairperson– Rajiv Kumar. 

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Indian Officials Attend 32nd Virtual EAG Plenary Meeting 2020 Led by FATF

Indian officials, including representatives from enforcement agencies, have participated in the 32nd special Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) plenary meeting 2020, under the aegis of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

About FATF:
Headquarters– Paris, France
Membership– 39
President– Xiangmin Liu


France commits 200 Million Euros to Support India’s Covid Response

France and India signed a credit financing agreement promising 200 million euros (Rs. 1709 crore) to support the social welfare system and India’s covid response. 

Nearly 1% of world’s population, “79.5 mn” forcibly displaced globally at the end of 2019: UNHCR

In accordance with the annual report on displacement titled “Global Trends- Forced Displacement in 2019″ released by UN refugee agency- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

1 bn children experience violence annually as countries fail to protect them: UN Report 

In accordance with the “Global Status Report on Preventing Violence Against Children 2020”, a first of its kind report by United Nations (UN), upto 1 billion children are affected by physical, sexual or psychological violence due to the inability of the countries to protect them

The report has been launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children and the End Violence Against Children. 

BANKING & FINANCE

RBI doubles withdrawal limit to Rs 1 lakh for PMC Bank depositors; 4 other banks withdrawal limit increased

The RBI also raised the withdrawal limit of four other banks on whom curbs had earlier been put in place, namely Kerala Mercantile Co-operative Bank Limited, Kozhikode, Kerala, Hindu Cooperative Bank Limited, Pathankot, Punjab, Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank Niyamitha, Bengaluru, Karnataka, and Youth Development Cooperative Bank Limited, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

About Reserve Bank of India (RBI):
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Formation– 1 April 1935
Governor– Shaktikanta Das
Deputy Governors– 4 (Bibhu Prasad Kanungo, Mahesh Kumar Jain, Michael Debabrata Patra, one is yet to be appointed).

EXIM Bank Extends Line of Credit of USD 20.10 Million to Nicaragua Govt

Export-Import(EXIM) Bank on behalf of the Indian Government, extended a Line of Credit(LOC) of USD 20.10 million to the Government of the Republic of Nicaragua for the reconstruction of Aldo Chavarria Hospital.

About EXIM Bank:
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Managing Director(MD) and Chief Executive Officer(CEO)– David Rasquinha

Hyundai Motor India Ltd Partners with HDFC Bank offers 1st Online Auto Retail Financing : ‘Click to Buy’ Platform

Hyundai Motor India Limited(HMIL) partnered with HDFC Bank to offer industry 1st online auto retail financing on its end-to-end online automotive retail platform, ‘Click to Buy’ to the customers.

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

RIL Becomes India’s 1st Firm to Hit Rs 11 Tn Market Cap on June 11, 2020 after Valuing at Rs 11.15 tn; Mukesh Ambani became world’s 9th richest

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) became the first Indian company to reach a market capitalisation of Rs 11 trillion, as the company was valued at Rs 11.15 trillion. With this, RIL accounts for nearly 9% of the country’s total m-cap of Rs 138 trillion. Its stock on Bombay stock exchange (BSE) was record high at Rs 1,738.95. Notably the company’s share doubled since mid-March 2020.  

About RIL:
Founder Chairman– Dhirubhai Ambani
Chairman & Managing Director (CMD)- Mukesh Dhirubhai  Ambani
Headquarter– Mumbai, Maharashtra

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS         

Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel Appointed as the Chairman of NIPFP

The former governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Urjit Patel was appointed as the Chairman of National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP). 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi Launches ‘SATYABHAMA’ Portal to Promote R&D in Mining & Mineral Sector

Shri Pralhad Joshi, Union Minister for Coal &Mines has launched SATYABHAMA (Science and Technology Yojana for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in Mining Advancement) Portal, developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Mines Informatics Division.

SPORTS

National Champion Niki Kalayanda Poonacha elected to ITF Men’s Tennis Panel

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced, 25 years old Niki Kalyanda Poonacha, National Champion of India as a member of the ITF World Tennis Tour Men’s Panel representing the Asia-Oceania zone with Ti Chen of Chinese Taipei.
About ITF:
President/CEO– David Haggerty
Chief Operating Officer(COO)– Kelly Fairweather
Headquarters– London, United Kingdom


OBITUARY

Padma Shri Awardee & Social Worker Vidyaben Shah Passed Away 



IMPORTANT DAYS

World Refugee Day 2020 – June 20

The theme of this year is “Every Action Counts”


25th edition of the National Reading Day 2020: June 19

India celebrated the 25th edition of the National Reading Day to honour Kerala’s Father of Library Movement, Puthuvayil Narayana (P.N.) Panicker & his significant contribution to the reading culture which made Kerala’s universal literacy rate (100%) in 1990.