20th June 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-06-21

? The Competition Commission of India has approved the acquisition of Metso Oyj’s minerals business by Outotec Oyj. Outotec & Metso are public limited liability companies incorporated and registered under the laws of Finland.

? Country’s first mobile I-Lab (Infectious Disease Diagnostic Lab) for last mile coronavirus (COVID-19) testing access launched by Union Health Minister.

? India’s first ever National Report has been prepared under the aegis of Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) with title “Assessment Of Climate Change Over The Indian Region”.

? New Delhi-based NRDC (National Research Development Corporation) licenses manufacturing know-how of a PPE (personal protective equipment) suit named —‘NavRakshak’ — to five MSMEs.

? United Kingdom oil major “British Petroleum” is going to set up Global Business Service Centre in Pune, Maharashtra to support its global businesses.

? World Sickle Cell Awareness Day observed on June 19.

? A special health insurance policy has been launched by the Karnataka Bank in association with Universal Sompo General Insurance Company Ltd to cover the uncertainties posed by COVID-19 pandemic.

? Facebook acquires Swedish startup Mapillary in a move aimed at taking on Google Maps.

? Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai has launched a mobile application “Air-Venti” to help residents in the city to know about the availability of the ICU beds and Ventilators in both government and private hospitals.

? Reliance Industries Ltd. becomes first Indian company to cross the Rs 11 lakh crore market valuation mark.

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