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Current Affairs 14 June 2020

Current Affairs 14 June 2020

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Current Affairs 14 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 14 June 2020
1. World Blood Donor Day 2020.
  • World Blood Donor Day is observed on 14 June every year.
  • To raise awareness about the urgency of blood donations all over the world and to acknowledge and appreciate blood donors for their support.
  • 2020 theme : Safe Blood Saves Life.
Current Affairs 14 June 2020
2. Govt constitutes Empowered Group of Secretaries to facilitate investment in country
  • The Union Government has constituted an Empowered Group of Secretaries to facilitate investment in the country.
  • The group is headed by Cabinet Secretary.
  • The empowered group will assist investment in key sectors of the economy by identifying potential investors.
  • Cabinet Secretary of India : Rajiv Gauba.
Current Affairs 14 June 2020
3. Indian Musician Shobha Sekhar receives ‘the Medal of the Order of Australia’
  • Shobha Sekhar is founder of Kalakruthi.
  • The Montreal-based artiste and lecturer, University of Melbourne, figures in the Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List and will be conferred the Medal of the Order of Australia later this year.
  • Australia PM : Scott Morrison.
  • Currency : Dollar.
  • Capital : Canberra.
4. Maharashtra renames its environment ministry as ‘Environment & Climate Change Ministry’
  • Days after being hit by cyclone Nisarga, Maharashtra has renamed its Environment Ministry as Environment and Climate Change Ministry.
  • Maharashtra is among a few states in the country which have a dedicated department to address climate change.
  • Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray handles the department.
Current Affairs 14 June 2020
5. QS World University Ranking 2021: 3 Indian Institutes Out of Top 200
  • Three educational institutes from India – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Indian Institute of Science and IIT Delhi feature in the top 200 list of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2021.
  • MIT of US took the number one spot.
  • Stanford & Harvard University are at the second and third ranks.
Current Affairs 14 June 2020
6. India-ASEAN Youth Dialogue 2020 held online
  • During the third India-ASEAN youth dialogue that was held from June 8 to 10, India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pledged to enhance cooperation in ways to effectively and constructively channelizing youthful energy.
  • ASEAN Headquarters : Jakarta, Indonesia.
7. Indian Navy inaugurates Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle Complex at Visakhapatnam
  • DSRV Complex, Visakhapatnam is designed to accommodate the newly inducted Submarine Rescue System with state-of-the-art facilities to store the DSRV assets in a Rescue-Ready state.
  • DSRV = Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle.
  • Currently, there are about 40 nations that operate submarines in the world.
  • DSRV system can be rapidly mobilised by air or road.
8. MHRD releases the National Institute Ranking Framework list
  • MHRD = Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  • The IIT Madras topped the list followed by IISc Bangalore.
  • The third place was secured by IIT Delhi.
  • The first NIRF ranking was released in 2016.
9. CM YS Jagan launches ‘Jagananna Chedodu’ scheme, disburses Rs. 10,000 to beneficiaries
  • Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched the Jagananna Chedodu scheme.
  • A total of 2.47 lakh beneficiaries will be credited with this scheme and Rs. 10,000 to Nayi Brahmins, Laundry men and Tailors as a financial aid.
  • Andhra Pradesh Governor : Biswabhusan Harichandan.
Current Affairs 14 June 2020
10. IFFCO signs MoU with ICAR for collaborative research, testing and validation of different products
  • IFFCO = Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative.
  • IFFCO HQ : New Delhi.
  • ICAR = Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
  • ICAR HQ : New Delhi.
Current Affairs 14 June 2020
11. NCERT & Rotary India ink MoU for providing e-learning telecast content
  • NCERT = National Council of Educational Research and Training.
  • E-learning telecast content for class one to 12th overall NCERT TV channels.
  • Human Resource Development Minister : Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank.
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12. Former world champion boxer Oleksandr Gvozdyk retires
  • The former world light heavyweight boxing champion from Ukrain, Oleksandr Gvozdyk has retired.
  • Gvozdyk won the WBC title in December 2018 when he knocked out Adonis Stevenson, who had held the belt for five years.
  • Gvozdyk also won a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics.
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13. Manchester United legend Tony Dunne dies aged 78
  • Former Manchester United defender Tony Dunne, who played in their 1st European Cup-winning side in 1968, has died at the age of 78.
  • He made 535 appearances for Manchester United & scored only 2 goals.
  • He won the Irish Footballer of the year award in 1969.
  • He was a part of the winning side of the European Cup in 1968.

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 14 June 2020.

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