Daily Current Affairs 16th June 2020: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 16th June 2020. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 16th June 2020. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 16th June 2020 Current affairs test.

National News

1. National Cooperative Development Corporation (SahakarMitra)

  • Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar launched National Cooperative Development Corporation (Sahakar Mitra).
  • Sahakar Mitra is a scheme on paid internship programme to youths.

2. Flatted Factory Model

  • Uttar Pradesh Government has launched a scheme of Flatted Factory Model to ensure easy availability of land for industries.
  • Governor: Anandiben Patel || Chief minister: Yogi Adityanath

International News

1. India-ASEAN Youth Dialogue 2020

  • The 3rd Edition of India-ASEAN Youth Dialogue 2020 was held through Video Conferencing.
  • ASEAN: Headquarters: Jakarta, Indonesia || Chairman– Nguyen Xuan Phuc
  • Membership– 10 States ― Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. 1 Observer – Papua New Guinea.
  • 2020 Chairmanship– Veitnam

2. First woman to reach deepest point of ocean

  • Kathryn D. Sullivan has become first woman to reach deepest point of ocean.
  • The deepest point of the ocean is the ‘Challenger Deep’ in the Mariana Trench.

Financial News

1. Advisory Committee on Corporate Insolvency Resolution and Liquidation process

  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India has reconstituted the Advisory Committee on Corporate Insolvency Resolution and Liquidation process.
  • It will be chaired by Uday Kotak, Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Bank with 13 members besides the Chairman.
  • The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India is the regulator for overseeing insolvency proceedings and entities like Insolvency Professional Agencies, Insolvency Professionals and Information Utilities in India.
  • Regulatory agency executive: M. S. Sahoo, Chairperson

Science and Technology News

1. GermiKlean

  • Defence Research and Development Organisation has developed ‘GermiKlean’ sanitizing chamber to sanitize uniforms of security forces.
  • DRDO: Headquarters: New Delhi || Dr G. Satheesh Reddy, Chairman

2. AarogyaPath Portal

  • Indian Government has launched AarogyaPath Portal for healthcare supply chain.
  • AarogyaPath is a web based solution for the health-care supply chain to serve manufacturers, suppliers and customers against Covid-19.

Important Appointments

1. Attorney General of India

  • Attorney General of India KK Venugopal will get the 1-year extension of service.
  • The Attorney General for India is the Indian government’s chief legal advisor, and is primary lawyer in the Supreme Court of India. They can be said to be the advocate from government’s side.

Important Days

1. International Day of Family Remittances

  • The International Day of Family Remittances is a universally-recognized observance adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.
  • International Day of Family Remittances is celebrated every year on 16 June.
  • Theme: ‘Remittances are a lifeline’

Obituaries

1. Vasant Raiji passes away

  • India’s oldest First Class cricketer Vasant Raiji passed away.
  • Vasant NaisadraiRaiji was an Indian first-class cricketer and cricket historian. He featured in nine first class matches between 1939 and 1950.

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