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Current Affairs 6 July 2020

Current Affairs 6 July 2020

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Current Affairs 6 July 2020 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

1. World Zoonoses Day
  • World Zoonoses Day is observed every year on 6 July to emphasise and bring problem awareness amongst people and teach them to take the right action.
  • The first vaccination against a zoonotic disease was administered by Louis Pasteur on 6 July, 1885.
Current Affairs 6 July 2020
2. Indian-origin Jayant Krishna appointed as new CEO for UKIBC
  • The UK India Business Council has announced that Jayant Krishna has accepted the invitation of the Board to become its new Group Chief Executive Officer.
  • He will be 1st UKIBC Group CEO to be based in India, will be replacing Richard Heald
  • UKIBC founded in 2007 to foster trade relation between two countries.
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3. NHAI chairman Sukhbir Singh Sandhu gets six months extension
  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension in central deputation tenure of Sandhu, chairman, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for a period of six months up to January 21, 2021.
  • NHAI was set up by an act of the Parliament, NHAI Act, 1988
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4. Govt approves Rs 574 crore annual plan for national highway works in J&K
  • It includes construction of 3.23 km 3 fly-overs in Srinagar on NH-44 (Jammu-Srinagar highway) at Bemina, Sanatnagar&Nowgam.
  • Union Highway Minister: Nitin Gadkari.
  • MoS: MansukhMandaviya.
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5. Delhi LG Anil Baijal inaugurates world’s ‘largest’ COVID care centre
  • It has 10,000-beds.
  • Sardar Patel COVID care centre, the “largest” of its kind in the world, at the RadhaSoamiSatsang Beas.
  • The centre has been set up in Chhatarpur for treating mild and asymptomatic patients
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police will be the nodal agency operating it
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6. ADB Becomes Observer Of Network For Greening The Financial System
  • Asian Development Bank has joined the central banks & supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System as an observer.
  • It is a group of central banks willing to contribute to the development of environment and climate change risk in finance sector
  • HQ: Mandaluyong, Philippines.
    President: MasatsuguAsakawa.
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7. Equitas Small Finance Bank unveils video call KYC account
  • With this facility, any person, anywhere in the country, can open a savings account.
  • Bank’s operations began in : 2016.
  • HQ: chennai
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8. Jean Castex Appointed as New Prime Minister of France
  • French President Emmanuel Macron named Jean Castex, who coordinated France’s virus reopening strategy, as the country’s new prime minister replacing Edouard Philippe.
  • Castex, 55, is a career public servant who has worked with multiple governments.
  • Capital of france: Paris.
  • Currency: Euro.
  • It is to come up in Chonp village, 25 km from Jaipur
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9. Aavishkar Salvi named head coach of Puducherry cricket team
  • Cricket Association of Pondicherry (CAP) has roped in former India pacer and Mumbai ace, Aavishkar Salvi, as its head coach for the upcoming domestic season.
  • Ranji Trophy : a domestic first-class cricket championship.
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10. Jaipur to get world’s 3rd largest cricket stadium with 75,000 capacity
  • The world-class green stadium shall have modern grand pavilion stands, corporate boxes, plush sports field, modern club house and many other world class features for indoor games and sports training facilities, spread across over 100 acres of land.
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11. Leading industrialist Suraj Prasad Agarwal passes away
  • He wasformer member of the board of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
  • Suraj Prasad Agarwal passed away recently.
  • He was former President of Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry during 2008-09
  • FICCI is the largest, oldest business organization in India.

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 6 July 2020.

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