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Current Affairs 9 June 2020

Current Affairs 9 June 2020

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Current Affairs 9 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 9 June 2020
1. India secured 168th rank in the 12th edition of EPI Index
  • India secured 168 rank in the 12th edition of the biennial Environment Performance Index (EPI Index 2020).
  • EPI Index measured the environmental performance of 180 countries.
  • It was released by the Yale University on June 4, 2020.
  • India scored 27.6 out of 100.
  • Index considered 32 indicators of environmental performance.
Current Affairs 9 June 2020
2. Karnataka Bank appoints Ramesh S as Chief Risk Officer
  • The Board of Karnataka Bank has designated Ramesh S, General Manager, in-charge of Risk Management Department, as the Chief Risk officer (CRO) of the Bank With Effect From.06 June 20, in place of Prakash Kumar.
  • Karnataka Bank MD & CEO : Mahabaleshwara M S.
  • Karnataka Bank HQ : Mangalore.
Current Affairs 9 June 2020
3. Universal Sompo General Insurance Company appoints Sharad Mathur as MD & CEO
  • Universal Sompo is a joint venture between Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Karnataka Bank, Dabur Investments Corporation and Sompo Japan Insurance.
  • Universal Sompo Headquarters : Mumbai.
Current Affairs 9 June 2020
4. Govt modifies public procurement norms to give more preference to local suppliers
  • The government has modified public procurement norms to give maximum preference to companies whose goods and services have 50 per cent or more local content.
  • It is aimed at promoting ‘Make in India’ and making the country self-reliant.
  • It has created a concept of Class-I, II & non-local suppliers.
Current Affairs 9 June 2020
5. Javed Akhtar becomes only Indian to win prestigious Richard Dawkins award
  • Lyricist Javed Akhtar becomes only Indian to win prestigious Richard Dawkins award.
  • The Richard Dawkins Award is bestowed upon individuals who ‘publicly proclaim the values of secularism, rationalism, upholding scientific truth’, since 2003.
  • He is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist & author.
Current Affairs 9 June 2020
6. IASST develops AI-based computer diagnosis framework for accurate oral cancer diagnosis
  • IASST = Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology,
  • IASST, Guwahati, have developed an artificial intelligence-based algorithm as an aid to rapid diagnosis and prediction of oral squamous cell carcinoma.
  • The study was conducted using Convolutional Neural Network (CNN).
Current Affairs 9 June 2020
7. ARCI develop a rare-earth-based material that can be effectively used for cancer treatment
  • Scientists at the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, Hyderabad have developed a rare-earth-based material.
  • The materials can be effectively used for cancer treatment and is being tested at SCTIMST, Trivandrum.
  • The composition is said to be magnetocaloric in nature.
8. ‘Kesari’ reaches Port Victoria in Seychelles to hand over COVID related essential medicines under ‘Mission Sagar’
  • As part of Mission Sagar, Indian Naval Ship Kesari reached Port Victoria, Seychelles for handing over COVID related essential medicines.
  • Under Mission Sagar, India is providing assistance to friendly foreign countries in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Seychelles Capital : Victoria.
  • Currency : Seychellois rupee.
Current Affairs 9 June 2020
9. 4,42,000 tonnes of food grains given to States and UTs under Atma Nirbhar Bharat package
  • Consumer Affairs Ministry said, under the package, Centre will provide eight lakh tonnes of food grains.
  • Union Minister of Consumer Affairs : Ramvilas Paswan.
Current Affairs 9 June 2020
10. Fit India to launch special films promoting 10 indigenous sports of India under Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat
  • Sports Ministry’s flagship programme Fit India is joining hands with the Department of School Education and Literacy.
  • It is going to launch a series of special films promoting 10 indigenous sports of India under the Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat initiative.
  • Kiren Rijiju is the current Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports.
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11. Narendra Modi’s Private Secretary Rajeev Topno moves to World Bank
  • He is a 1996 batch IAS from Gujarat cadre.
  • He has been appointed as Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of the World Bank in Washington DC.
  • Topno has been the PM’s private secretary since 2014.
  • David R. Malpass is the 13th President of the World Bank.
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12. To counter China, senior lawmakers from eight democracies unite to form new coalition
  • Senior lawmakers from eight democracies including the US have united to counter Communist China.
  • IPAC is ‘an international cross-party group of legislators working towards reform on how democratic countries approach China’.
  • IPAC : Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China.
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13. Largest & oldest Maya Monument ever found discovered under Mexico
  • Researchers are saying it may represent the oldest and largest monument of the ancient Maya civilisation ever found.
  • Aguada Fenix site is at the base of the Gulf of Mexico.
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14. Former India footballer Hamza Koya died of COVID-19 in Kerala
  • Former Indian footballer Hamza Koya has died of COVID-19 in Kerala.
  • He was a former football player who represented Maharashtra at the Santhosh Trophy & also an India team member in Nehru trophy.
  • He also played for Mohan Bagan & Mohammedan Sports Clubs.
  • He was selected for Indian Soccer camp twice.
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15. Former governor and Delhi ex-top cop Ved Marwah dies at 87
  • Former Governor of Mizoram, Manipur, and Jharkhand, Ved Marwah, who had also served as the Delhi Police Commissioner in the 1980s, died in Goa.
  • He had also penned a book – ‘Uncivil Wars: Pathology of Terrorism in India’.
  • He was also the adviser to the governors in J&K and Bihar.

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 3 June 2020.

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