Current Affairs : 20-06-2020 in English

Important Day

  • National Reading Day (25th Reading day on 2020) - 19 June.
  • Theme of World Refugee Day (20 June) for the year 2020 - “Every Action Counts”.
  • Reading week - 19 June to 25 June.
  • Reading Month - 19 June to 18 July.

International

  • President of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for the month of August, 2021 - India.

National

  • The Ministry of Tourism’s week-long celebrations of International day of Yoga began on 15th June, 2020 with social media activities under central theme - “Yoga @ home & Yoga with family”.
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the auction process of _____ coal blocks for commercial mining on 18 June 2020 - 41.
  • India’s first Cloud Services modelled as On-Demand launched by - Data Samudra, Bengaluru (subsidiary of Teleindia).
  • ‘Spirit of Yoga’, a celebration of Yoga through music on June 21, International Yoga Day, will be launched through Indian missions across the world by - Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).

Persons in News

  • Noted economist, who served as a Member of the Tenth Finance Commission, died in Hyderabad on 19 June – B. P. R. Vithal.
  • Winner of the Terran Prize for Science fiction writing for his A Song of Ice and Fire series - Maurice Haeems (born in Mumbai).

Sports

  • The Sports Ministry is set to establish _______ Khelo India Centres (KIC) at the district level across the country with the help of sporting champions - 1000.

State Current Affairs

  • The famous Banarasi paan, Banarasi Langra (mango variety), Barabanki handlooms and several other exclusive products of this state will get the Geographical Identification Tag (GI tag) - Uttar Pradesh.

Science

  • This institute, in association with RR Animal Healthcare Ltd and Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), has developed low-cost diagnostic kits, called Viral Transport Media (VTM) kits, RT-PCR kits, and RNA isolation kits - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati.

General Knowledge

  • Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) is situated at - Manora Peak, Naini Tal, Uttarakhand.
  • United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) - Founded: 1945; Headquarters: New York, US.
  • MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) - Founded: 01 April 1986; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) - Founded: 15 September 2000; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees – Adopted: 1951; Enforced: 22 April 1954.
  • National Reading Day celebration is marked in the honour of the father of the Library Movement in the state of Kerala - late Puthuvayil Narayana Panicker.
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