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Current Affairs 11 June 2020

Current Affairs 11 June 2020

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Current Affairs 11 June 2020 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

Current Affairs 11 June 2020
1. India to launch first-ever Coal Trading Exchange
  • India is planning to open its first coal trading exchange on the basis of commodity or energy exchanges.
  • The coal trading exchange will be an electronic system based that will provide an online platform to various traders in the market.
  • CIL has set a production target of 1-billion tons by 2024.
  • CIL = Coal India Limited.
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2. India’s first B2B virtual trade concludes, catalyses Rs 153-crore business
  • Amid various lockdown-related curbs, India’s first virtual business-to-business trade fair concluded.
  • It is organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts.
  • The four-day fair that was conducted online focused on markets such as Europe and US.
  • EPCH is located at New Delhi.
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3. Customs duty hiked on bamboo imports from 10% to 25%
  • Union Government has hiked Customs duty on bamboo imports by Agarbatti manufacturers from 10 per cent to 25 per cent with immediate effect.
  • The decision has been taken to encourage use of domestic bamboo under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat scheme.
  • Fiscal outgo for Aatmanirbhar Bharat scheme : 20.97 Lakh Crore.
Current Affairs 11 June 2020
4. Road Transport ministry issues distinct colour band for number plate sticker for BS-VI vehicles
  • Road Transport ministry has mandated a strip of green colour of 1 cm width on top of the existing sticker carrying details of registration for BS-VI vehicles of any fuel type.
  • Petrol/ CNG have light blue colour sticker.
  • While diesel vehicles have orange colour.
  • BS-VI emission standards have been mandated from 1 April 2020.
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5. Uttar Pradesh govt amends 65 years old cow slaughter act of state
  • The Uttar Pradesh government has amended the 65 years old cow slaughter act of state and made stringent provisions in a new ordinance to stop cow slaughter in the state.
  • The State Cabinet has approved Cow Slaughter Prevention (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020.
  • Punishments: Maximum 10-year jail term and Rs 5 lakh of fine.
Current Affairs 11 June 2020
6. India sees a dip in number of self-employed households in FY19: Survey
  • The percentage of self-employed households in rural India dropped from 52.2% in FY18 to 51.7% in FY19.
  • While in urban India it declined from 32.4% to 31.8% during the same period according to the Periodic Labour Force Survey released by NSO.
  • Minister of Labour and Employment : Santosh Kumar Gangwar.
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7. Jitendra Singh inaugurates 18th Bench of CAT for UTs of J&K, Ladakh
  • Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Dr Jitendra Singh today inaugurated the 18th Bench of Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT).
  • For the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh through a Video Conference.
  • Abolition of Article 370 and 35A was done on 5th August 2019.
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8. RBI proposes new norms for loan sales and securitisations
  • RBI has issued new draft frameworks for the sale of loan exposures and the securitisation of standard assets by banks and NBFIs.
  • NBFI = Non Banking Financial Institution.
  • The definition of securitisation has been modified to allow single asset securitisations against the previous multiple assets.
  • 25th Governor of RBI : Shaktikanta Das.
Current Affairs 11 June 2020
9. For the first time in 75 years, World leaders won’t travel to New York for annual UN General Assembly session
  • For the first time in 75 years, world leaders will not travel to New York for the annual UN General Assembly session in September this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The President of the UN General Assembly, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande has announced.
  • The UN officially came into existence on 24 October 1945.
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10. PhonePe launches domestic trip insurance with ICICI Lombard
  • PhonePe, a digital payments platform has partnered with ICICI Lombard to launch first-of-its-kind domestic multi-trip insurance cover for travellers.
  • This unique insurance scheme covers unlimited trips for a year at a very affordable price, company said.
  • PhonePe Co-founder & CEO : Sameer Nigam.
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11. First American woman to walk in space reaches deepest spot in the Ocean
  • Kathy Sullivan, America’s first female spacewalker, also became the first woman to reach the deepest known point of the ocean.
  • Sullivan dove to the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Pacific Ocean and safely returned in her submersible vessel.
  • She is now the eighth person to reach the depth.
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12. India to rebuild 56 schools destroyed in Nepal’s 2015 earthquake
  • The Indian Embassy in Nepal will rebuild 56 higher secondary which were destroyed in the powerful earthquake that hit the country in 2015.
  • It is part of the government’s post-earthquake reconstruction works in Nepal with a grant of around Rs 184 crore.
  • Nepal Capital : Kathmandu.
  • Currency : Nepalese Rupee.
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13. World Bank lends Rs. 1,950 crore loans to West Bengal Govt for tackling COVID situation
  • WB has given Rs. 1,950 Cr loans to the West Bengal for tackling COVID situation & developmental work in the State.
  • Out of it, Rs. 1,100 Cr will be spent for creating Industrial infrastructures, remaining Rs. 850 crores are for the Social-Welfare schemes.
  • West Bengal Chief Minister : Mamata Banerjee.
  • WB Governor : Jagdeep Dhankhar.
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14. DMK MLA J. Anbazhagan dies of Coronavirus
  • DMK MLA from Chepauk, Triplicane, J. Anbazhagan, became the first VIP victim of coronavirus from Tamil Nadu when he died at the age of 62.
  • A three-time MLA, Anbazhagan was elected to the assembly in 2001, 2011 and 2016.
  • Anbazhagan was DMK Chennai West district secretary.

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 11 June 2020.

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