Current affairs of June-20

The Indian poet, lyricist and writer who has been chosen for the Richard Dawkins Award 2020 by US based organisation Center for Inquiry – Javed Akhtar

The Indian writer who has been chosen for The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 for Asia region by Commonwealth Foundation for her work The Great Indian Tee and Snakes – Kritika Pandey.

The Bollywood music director and singer of Sajid-Wajid duo, who was famous for giving music in films Dabangg, Welcome etc. who passed away on 31 May 2020 – Wajid Khan

The airport in Uttar Pradesh for which Union Cabinet has given its approval to be declared an International Airport – Kushinagar.

The oil field in Tinsukia district of Assam which caught fire on June 9 resulting in death of 2 Oil India Limited persons – Baghjan

The cricketer who is only one from India to figure in 2020 Forbes’ list of world’s highest-paid athletes – Virat Kohli

Singapur– was the largest source of FDI in India during 2019-20 financial year.

Which state/UT is set to produce the high quality Australian Merino sheep wool indigenously ? Uttarakhand.

Which state owned organization has developed a multi purpose disinfection unit named Ultra Swachh?DRDO.

What are the large group of asteroids that share the Jupiter’s orbit around the Sun, commonly called as?Trojan Asteroids.

What is the name of the former Union minister and 3 times Member of Parliament from Laddakh, who recently passed away?P Namgyal.

Which state recently celebrated its statehood day on June -2 ? Telangana.

What is the name of the cyclone that has intensified into a cyclone storm that is expected to cross Maharashtra ad Gujrat coasts?Nisarga.

Which country has announced its eleventh outbreak of Ebola virus disease?Democratic republic of Congo.

Which private foundation is set to become the largest funder of the WHO?Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Which state has launched a month drive to spread awareness about COVID-19 pandemic under Mission Fateh?Punjab.

Which country is to deliver Rafale fighter Air-Craft to India? France.

Gaitri I Kumar has been appointed as the next high commissioner of  India to the United Kingdom?

Tamil Nadu has made Adhar card mandatory for services like Salons and Beauty Parlours, to facilitate contact tracing?

India has prohibited the export of Alcohol based hand sanitizers in containers with dispenser pump?

WHO recently warned that 60 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty in 2020?

What is the name of the tropical storm that has hit EI Salvador and Gautemala? Amanda.

Indian Prime Minister is set to have his first ever virtual bilateral summit with the prime minister of which country?Australia.

Union cabinet has approved to rename which major port of India as Shyama Prasad Mukherjee port?Kolkata Port.

Who has been appointed as the next ambassador of India to Finland?Ravees Kumar.

Kritika Panday won the regional award for Asia of the commonwealth short story prize-2020?

What is the name of  the tropical storm that has formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico?Cristobal

Union ministry for agriculture & farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar has launched ” Sahakar Mitra” Scheme in India.

DRDO has developed sanitizing dry heat treatment ” Garmi Klean” to sanitize Uniform of Security force.

Ministry or Road Transport & Highways has mandated a strip of green colour for BS-VI 4 wheeler vehicles.

Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Nauropathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy) & Indian Council for cultural relation ICCR launched “My yoga my life” contest.

National Highway Authority of India(NHAI) become the first construction sector organisation to go fully Digital ?

Bangladesh started “Shohojodha” online plasma network to facilitate plasma plasma exchange between recovered patient of Covid-19 treatment.

The First Indian woman to receive the EY world Enterpreneut of he year award, 2020 is Kiran Mazumdar Shaw.

The prestigious world food prize 2020 is given to Dr. Rattan Lal.

Oceanographer Kathy Sullivan became the first women to reach Challenger Deep?

India’s Rank in the startup Eco system ranking report 2020 is 23rd. India has dropped 6 rank from last year where as US is in top position.

India is going to host the 2022 AFC (Asian football Confederation) women’s Asian Cup. Before this in 1979 India was hosted this.

Veteran Actor Pankaj Tripathi is appointed as Brand Ambassador of Bihar’s Khadi.

Sri Pradip Kumar Tripathi is appointed as the Secretary in the ministry of Steel?

The Deep submerge rescue vehicle complex inaugrated in Vishakhapatnam.

Garisain is declared as summer capital of Uttarakhand.

Odhisa has become the first state in the country to receive ISO for hostels meant for tribal students.

Uttarakhand has opened its biggest Biodiversity park in Haldwani.

Titan the largest moon of saturn drifting at a rate of 100 times faster than the scientist had previously predict.

NASA is going to rename its headquarter on his first African American Female Engineer Mary W Jackson.

World Bank has approved 500 million dollar to improve the quality of school education in 6 states of India, they are HP, MP, Kerela, Maharashtra, Odhisa, Rajesthan.

China is going to join the United Nation Arm trade treaty (UN-ATT).

Kushi Nagar Airport in Uttar pardesh is approved to be declared as an International Airport.

Vini Mahajan becomes the first woman chief secretary of Punjab.

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