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Current Affairs 26 June 2020

Current Affairs 26 June 2020

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Current Affairs 26 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 26 June 2020
1. International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
  • This day was observed on 26 June every year to make people aware of the harmful effects of drugs and to determine a society free of drug abuse.
  • It was established by the United Nations General Assembly to strengthen global action and cooperation.
Current Affairs 26 June 2020
2. Kerala Health Minister Joins UN Panel Talk On Covid On Public Service Day
  • KK Shailaja, the Health Minister of Kerala, was invited by the United Nations to participate in a panel discussion on World Public Service Day 2020.
  • She has invited for her efforts to fight coronavirus in her state.
  • 1st COVID-19 case was detected in Kerala on January 31.
  • Chief Minister of Kerala : Pinarayi Vijayan.
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3. Wasim Jaffer appointed head coach of Uttarakhand
  • Former India Test opener Wasim Jaffer has been appointed as the head coach of Uttarakhand cricket team for the forthcoming domestic season.
  • In 2018, Uttarakhand played the Ranji Trophy for the first time with K. Bhaskar Pillai as its coach.
  • Uttarakhand cricket team captain : Unmukt Chand.
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4. India’s one of the largest 1st Virtual Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020 inaugurated
  • Minister of State for Shipping (Independent charge) and Chemicals & Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated India’s one the largest 1st Virtual Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020.
  • The Expo has been organised by FICCI.
  • FICCI = Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
5. Cabinet approves setting up of Rs 15,000 crore Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund
  • The government will provide 4% interest subvention to eligible beneficiaries from the Aspirational Districts.
  • And 3% for beneficiaries from other Districts.
  • UM of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries : Giriraj Singh.
Current Affairs 26 June 2020
6. Indian Tri-Service Contingent marches in Moscow Victory-Day parade
  • Marking the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory against Nazi Germany in World War II, as a tri-services contingent from the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force participated in a parade on Moscow’s Red Square.
  • Defence Secretary of India : Dr Ajay Kumar.
Current Affairs 26 June 2020
7. Cabinet approves participation of private sector in space activities
  • Space activities, including planetary exploration missions.
  • These reforms will allow ISRO to focus more on research and development activities, new technologies, etc.
  • The Department of Space comes under the PMO.
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8. UP’s Kushinagar airport gets ‘international’ status
  • In a decision with an eye to boost tourism, the government decided to designate the Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh as an international airport.
  • Kushinagar is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Gautama Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana.
  • Union I&B Minister : Prakash Javadekar.
Current Affairs 26 June 2020
9. Facebook-Jio deal gets Competition Commission nod
  • The deal would bring together JioMart and Facebook’s WhatsApp platform.
  • WhatsApp has over 400 million users in India.
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10. SEBI relaxes rules for listed companies with stressed assets
  • SEBI decided to relax pricing framework under the preferential route.
  • Also it has exempted allottees of preferential issues from open offer obligations in such cases with immediate effect.
  • It is meant to ease fundraising for companies with stressed assets.
  • Chairman of SEBI : Ajay Tyagi.
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11. MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari launches CGSSD
  • CGSSD = Credit Guarantee Scheme for Sub-ordinate Debt.
  • Under the scheme, Promoters of the MSMEs will be given credit equal to 15 percent of their stake or 75 lakh rupees whichever is lower.
  • There will be a moratorium of 7 years on payment of principal.
12. Union Cabinet Approves 2 Per Cent Interest Subvention On ‘Shishu’ MUDRA Loans For A Period Of 12 Months
  • In a relief for small businesses, the Cabinet approved a 2 per cent interest subvention for “Shishu” loan borrowers for a period of 12 months.
  • It is under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana.
  • The scheme will incentivize people who will make regular repayments of loans.
  • MUDRA = Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency.
Current Affairs 26 June 2020
13. Mastercard acquires Finicity; aims to advance open banking strategy
  • Mastercard has announced plans to buy Finicity, for a purchase price of US$825 million.
  • Finicity is a North American provider of real-time access to financial data and insights.
  • Mastercard said the transaction would close by end of 2020, subject to regulatory reviews.
  • CEO and co-founder of Finicity : Steve Smith.

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 26 June 2020.



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