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Current Affairs : 12-06-2020 in English

Important Day

  • Theme of Coral Triangle Day (9 June) for the year 2020 - “Working together towards a plastic-free Coral Triangle”.
  • Theme of World Day Against Child Labour (12 June) for the year 2020 – “COVID-19: Protect children from child labour, now more than ever”.

Economy

  • This stock exchange has introduced and adopted a first-of-its-kind India standard gold and silver good delivery mechanism for futures and options contracts currently being traded on its platform - Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

Environment

  • In Gujarat, the population of Asiatic lions has shown a steady increase by - 28.87 percent (Total 674 lion).

International

  • Winner of the Global Media Awards 2020 in Best in South Asia, Regional/Local Brands category, instituted by the Internal News Media Association (INMA) - ABP.
  • Winner of the Global Media Awards 2020 in Best in South Asia, Global/National Brands category - Jagran Prakashan.
  • Winner of second place in a special awards category titled “Best Initiative in Response to COVID-19” in the Global Media Awards 2020 - Rajasthan’s Rashtradoot.

National

  • The Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) Complex was inaugurated at – Visakhapatnam.
  • Best management institute in India, as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework Rankings (NIRF) India Rankings 2020 - Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
  • Best institute, as per the “NIRF India Rankings 2020” of Institutions of Higher Education - IIT Madras.
  • Best university, as per the “NIRF India Rankings 2020” - Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.
  • Best Management institute, as per the “NIRF India Rankings 2020” - IIM Ahmedabad.
  • Best Law institute, as per the “NIRF India Rankings 2020” - National Law School of India University, Bengaluru.
  • Best College, as per the “NIRF India Rankings 2020” - Miranda House, Delhi.

Persons in News

  • Present Lieutenant Governor of UT of Ladakh – R. K. Mathur.
  • Winner of the ‘NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal’ - Renjith Kumar.
  • New Government nominee director in IDBI Bank - Anshuman Sharma.

State Current Affairs

  • This state government launched the ‘Panchvati Yojana’ to develop gardens and parks - Himachal Pradesh.

Science

  • Researchers at this institute have developed a new low-cost and low-tech required test for SARS-CoV-2 testing which is known as reverse transcription nested PCR (RT-nPCR) test - Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) Hyderabad.
  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a machine, named ________, for sanitizing uniforms of security forces - 'GermiKlean'.

General Knowledge

  • Israel - Capital: Jerusalem; Currency: New Israeli Sheqel.
  • Seychelles - Capital: Victoria; Currency: Seychellois rupee.
  • Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) - Founded: 09 July 1877; Founder: Premchand Roychand.
  • Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) - Founded: 1948; Headquarters: New Delhi.

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