18th June 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-06-19

? The Board of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India has reconstituted the Advisory Committee on Corporate Insolvency Resolution & Liquidation. The Advisory Committee will be chaired by Uday Kotak.

? Suvidha sanitary napkins made available at a minimum price of Rs. 1/- per pad at PMBJP (Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana) Kendras.

? A new fish species named as “Schizothorax sikusirumensis” has been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh.

? RBI to modify regulations governing HFCs (housing finance companies) after taking over as their regulator from NHB (National Housing Bank).

? Trustees of the Prime Minister’s Citizens Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund have appointed SARC & Associates, Chartered Accountants, New Delhi, as the auditors of the fund or three years.

? Beijing-based AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank) clears $ 750 mn loan to India for coronavirus response; second one after an earlier loan of of $500 million.

? The Sports Ministry is going to set up Khelo India State Centres of Excellence (KISCE) under its flagship “Khelo India Scheme”.

? World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought observed on June 17; theme: ‘Food. Feed. Fibre. – the links between consumption and land’.

? A unique project to produce Neera and Palmgur has been rolled out by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) in Palghar district of Maharashtra.

? Sports Ministry to establish Khelo India State Centres of Excellence under the Khelo India Scheme in each State and UT: Kiren Rijiju.

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Soumya Deep Karmakar
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