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NATIONAL AFFAIRS

200 “Urban forests” in 5 years: Central Govt.


The Central Govt. on June 5, the occasion of the World Environment Day 2020 (WED) announced the implementation to develop urban forests across the country over the span of 5 years; called the Nagar Van. 
Developing on the 2020 theme by the United Nation’s Environment Programme (UNEP); “Biodiversity”.



India, Australia bilateral virtual summit held; 7 agreements inked along with announcement of CSP

This was PM Narendra Modi’s first virtual bilateral summit, while Australia has held such a summit with Singapore in March, 2020.



INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Virtual Global Vaccine Summit addressed by the Prime Minister Modi 

The virtual Global Vaccine Summit hosted by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was attended by more than 50 countries and their global leaders.

The PM of India, Narendra Modi addressed the session on aspects of India’s contribution and its long-standing view on global cooperation for immunization.



IISC Bangalore ranked 36, 8 Indian Institutes entered top 100 in THE Asia University Ranking

In the Times Higher Education(THE) Asia University Ranking launched on 4th June 2020, Indian became the Third most represented country with 8 institutes in the top 100.Indian Institute of Science(IISc) with 36th position on the list retains its top position in India.

Six Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) are featured in the top 100 of list along with Institute of Chemical Technology(ICT)

The most represented country was Japan with 110 institutes followed by China and India with 81 universities and 72 institutes respectively.

Tsinghua University, China Tops the List following Peking University, China in 2nd position and National University of Singapore, Singapore in 3rd position.




‘The Great Reset’ 2021: WEF Davos summit

The 51st annual World Economic Forum (WEF) Davos dual summit meeting to be held in January 2021.
ii.This summit would be virtually open for everyone across the world with more than 400 global hubs. Prince Charles of Wales and WEF Founder and Executive Klaus Schwab announced the meet during a virtual session.
About WEF
Established– 1971
WEF founder and Executive– Klaus Schwab



BANKING & FINANCE

RBI creates Payments Infrastructure Development Fund with initial corpus of Rs 250 cr to boost digitization

In order to encourage the deployment of Points of Sale (PoS) infrastructure in smaller cities and towns, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has created a Rs 500-crore ($66 million) Payments Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF), in which it will start with an initial contribution of Rs 250 crore & the remaining half of the amount will be installed by card issuing banks and card networks working in the country.
About Reserve Bank of India (RBI):
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Formation– 1 April 1935
Governor– Shaktikanta Das



ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Indian economy likely to contract by 1.5% in FY21: RBI sponsored SPF survey

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the results of 3 survey’s namely -Consumer Confidence Survey (CCS) – May 2020; Survey of Professional Forecasters (SPF) on Macroeconomic Indicators  (64th round) and Inflation Expectations Survey of Households (IESH) – May 2020.




AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS        

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson of Biocon named EY World Entrepreneur 2020 in a virtual ceremony


Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw(67 years old), Executive Chairperson of India-based Biocon Limited was named as EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 

About Biocon:
Headquarters– Bangalore, India


Akshay Kumar ranked 52nd, the only Indian on the list, Kylie Jenner tops: Forbes 100  world’s highest-paid celebrities 2020

According to the Forbes 100 world’s highest-paid celebrities 2020, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar(52 years old)  ranked 52nd with an estimated earnings of USD 48.5 million(M) & is the only indian featured on the list. 

The list is topped by 22 years old Kylie Jenner, model who earned USD 590M & also topped in the women category.
About Forbes:
Headquarters- New york, United States
Chief Executive Officer(CEO)– Michael Federle



APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS          

PMO officers Rajeev Topno to be senior advisor at World Bank, Brajendra Navnit India’s permanent representative  to WTO




SEBI rearranges its Commodity derivatives advisory committee

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) rearranged the Commodity derivatives advisory committee and appointed Ashok Dalwani, Retired IAS officer as the chairman of the 17-member committee.
About SEBI:
Chairman– Ajay Tyagi
Head Office– Mumbai, Maharashtra



ACQUISITIONS & MERGERS        

Mubadala to buy 1.85% stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 9,093.6 crore


About Mubadala Investment Company:
It is the second-biggest state investor in Abu Dhabi after Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
Managing Director and Group CEO- Khaldoon Al Mubarak

CCI gives nod to Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles merger

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given its nod to the proposed merger between French car maker Peugeot S.A (PSA) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V (FCA).



SPORTS

India to host AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022

Asian Football Confederation(AFC) granted the hosting rights of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 to India for the 1st time since 1979. The tournament is likely to be held in the 2nd half of the year. 


IMPORTANT DAYS

World Environment Day 2020 – June 5

STATE NEWS

UP introduces MoU Monitoring Mechanism for implementation of investment proposals and tracking of MoU

Uttar Pradesh introduces a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU Monitoring Mechanism to achieve efficient implementation of investment proposals by guiding interested investors and to track the signed MoUs.
About Uttar Pradesh:
Governor Anandiben Mafatbhai Patel
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
Chief Secretary– Rajendra Kumar Tiwari
Capital Lucknow



HDFC Bank launches a campaign “summer treats”

The Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited(HDFC) Bank, a Mumbai based private sector bank has launched a special campaign ‘Summer Treats’ with offers to meet the changing needs of merchants as well as salaried and self-employed customers.



Severe cyclonic storm “Nisarga”: India’s west coast

Cyclone Nisarga, which intensified into a severe cyclonic storm in the Arabian Sea, expected to hit the coasts of Gujarat, Maharashtra.Over coastal Maharashtra  weakened into a Cyclonic Storm, dropped heavy rains and winds gusting up to 120km (75 miles) per hour as a category 4 cyclone near the coastal city of Alibag(Maharashtra).The name Nisarga was suggested by Bangladesh.