13th June 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-06-15

? Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has forecasted Indian Economy to contract to 3.7% in the fiscal year 2020-21.

? Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath has launched ‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’ to educate child labourers in the state. This scheme has launched, on the occasion of the International Child Labour Prohibition Day.

? Indian Railways has commissioned the first high rise Over Head Equipment (OHE) and successfully ran a double stack containers in electrified territory on Western Railway.

? In Telangana, Hyderabad City Police along with Hyderabad City Security Council(HCSC) has launched a programme called “She Triumphs through Respect, Equality, and Empowerment” (STREE) to support and empower women victims of domestic violence and abuse.

? Used mask disposal device “BIN-19” and “UV SPOT” has been launched in Kerala by VST Mobility Solutions to combat the COVID-19.

? India football team retained its 108th spot in the latest FIFA rankings.

? Manchester United’s European Cup-winning defender Tony Dunne passed away. He played an instrumental role in Manchester United club club’s European Cup triumph in 1968.

? International Albinism Awareness Day is observed on 13th June every year. The day is celebrated annually to bring about awareness among the people about albinism and the human rights of people with albinism.

? Empays Payment Systems India has partnered with Mastercard to launch contactless ATM solution in India due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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