? Indian Skipper Virat Kohli has come under the ‘conflict of interest’ scanner in relation to two of his companies- Virat Kohli Sports LLP company and Cornerstone Venture Partners LLP. Sanjeev Gupta has raised a question on Kohli’s involvement in the two companies calling it a violation of BCCI’s Constitution.
? Delhi Government has launched an e-learning portal name as “Learning through E-Resources Made Accessible for Delhi (LEAD)”.
? Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced on July 6 that Himachal has become the first state in the country where all the households have LPG gas connections.
? India’s first social media application “Elyments” has been launched as a step towards ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’.
? The Haryana Cabinet on July 6, 2020 approved a proposal that seeks to bring an ordinance to reserve 75 percent jobs in the private sector for the state’s youth.
? Dharma Chakra Day was celebrated by the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC), under the aegis of Ministry of Culture on 4th July.
? The Indian Government and the World Bank have signed an agreement for MSME Emergency Response Programme worth USD 750 million. The agreement aims at supporting an increased flow of finance to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
? Quinton de Kock has been named as Men’s Cricketer of the Year at the Cricket South Africa annual awards 2020.
? Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on July 6 announced that the government has decided that Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary will soon be upgraded into National Park. The decision was made at a meeting that Sonowal had with the government officials.
? NLC India Ltd and Coal India Ltd have formed a joint venture company to develop solar and thermal power assets.
? Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on July 6 launched the Maha Jobs Portal which aims at providing job opportunities to residents of the state. The newly launched portal will help in the recruitment of semi-skilled, skilled, and unskilled employees.
? Injeti Srinivas has been appointed as a Chairman of the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. The news was confirmed through an official notice released on July 6, 2020.
? In response to the directions by ICMR, the maximum number of the institutes have started the subject enrolment process for the first phase of the human trial for the COVID-19 vaccine from July 7, 2020.