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Current Affairs 6 June 2020

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Current Affairs 6 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 6 June 2020
1. Rajiv Topno to be senior advisor at World Bank, Navnit India’s ambassador to WTO
  • The Appointments Committee of the cabinet cleared appointments of senior IAS officers Rajiv Topno senior advisor to World Bank.
  • Brajendra Navnit will be senior advisor to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
  • Prime Minister is the Chairman of the Appointments Committee.
Current Affairs 6 June 2020
2. Former MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar Appointed as India’s Next Ambassador to Finland
  • The current Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Raveesh Kumar has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Finland.
  • He has served as the official spokesperson of the MEA.
  • He replaces Vani Rao, who was the ambassador earlier.
  • Mr Raveesh was the youngest appointed official MEA spokesperson.
Current Affairs 6 June 2020
3. CSIR lab to organize nationwide summer research training programme
  • An online programme (CSIR-SRTP-2020) is to be organised by faculties & mentors from 38 CSIR laboratories spread across the country.
  • This was announced by the director of CSIR-NEIST Dr G Narahari Sastry.
  • NEIST = North East Institute for Science & Technology.
  • CSIR NEIST is located in Jorhat, Assam.
Current Affairs 6 June 2020
4. Centre launches TULIP portal to provide benefit to all stakeholders
  • TULIP = ‘The Urban Learning Internship Programme’
  • The centre aimed at providing internships to engineering students in the country.
  • It has been conceived under Budget’s theme ‘Aspirational India’.
Current Affairs 6 June 2020
5. India pledges USD 15 million to global vaccines alliance, Gavi
  • PM Modi pledged USD 15-million as India’s contribution to the vaccine’s alliance GAVI at the Global Vaccine Summit hosted by the UK.
  • GAVI  = Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation.
  • It was to urge nations around the world to pledge to fund for vaccinations to protect the world from outbreaks of diseases.
  • The UK is the largest contributor with 1.65 billion pounds.
Current Affairs 6 June 2020
6. Tata AIG launches telematics-based motor insurance to save premiums
  • Tata AIG General Insurance launched usage-based insurance (UBI) private car policy for car owners under the IRDAI’s Regulatory Sandbox.
  • It will be available on all policies offering personal accidental cover to the tune of Rs 15 lakhs for owner and driver.
  • The company also bought ‘Auto-Safe’, a GPS enabled device.
Current Affairs 6 June 2020
7. Facebook signs a global licensing deal with music label Saregama
  • Facebook has struck a global licensing deal with Saregama to bolster the library of its music products across its flagship social networking platform and Instagram.
  • Through this partnership, the users will be able to add songs to their Facebook profile.
  • Saregama claims to offer songs in over 25 languages.
Current Affairs 6 June 2020
8. Facebook floats ‘Jaadhu Holdings’ to do business with Jio
  • Jaadhu Holdings is the name of the new company that Facebook has incorporated for its deal with Jio Platforms.
  • Jaadhu Holdings is the one that will acquire a minority, non-controlling share in Jio Platforms.
  • Fb hopes to invest $5.7 billion for 9.99% stake
  • Jaadhu, in Hindi, means magic.
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9. CCI approves proposed merger between Peugeot S.A and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.
  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves merger between Peugeot SA (PSA) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).
  • PSA is a publicly listed limited liability company incorporated in France.
  • FCA is a public company with limited liability headquartered in London.
  • CCI Chairperson: Ashok Kumar Gupta.
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10. India, Bhutan sign MoU on environment cooperation
  • The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a memorandum of understanding between India and Bhutan.
  • For environment protection and cooperation in the areas concerning air quality, waste, chemical management and climate change.
  • The MoU will remain in force for a period of 10 years.
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11. India’s bilateral virtual summit with Australia
  • It is the first virtual summit between PM Modi and a foreign leader.
  • Through this summit, India and Australia raised their relationship to a “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership” (CSP) and concluded nine pacts including Mutual Logistics Support Agreement.
  • Australian Prime Minister : Scott Morrison.
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12. Management guru Pritam Singh dies at 78
  • Acclaimed management guru and Padma Shri awardee, Pritam Singh passed away.
  • He has served as an independent director in several private companies.
  • He was also a former director of IIM Lucknow and MDI.
  • He was a former dean of IIM Bangalore.
  • He is the author of seven books and over 50 research papers.
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13. Basu Chatterjee, film maker passes away
  • Filmmaker-screenwriter Basu Chatterjee, passed away in Mumbai, following age-related ailments.
  • He was 93.
  • He is best known for directing films like Choti Si Baat, Rajnigandha, Baaton Baaton Mein, Ek Ruka Hua Faisla and Chameli Ki Shaadi among more,
  • He was one of the pioneers of the middle of the road cinema.

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

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