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20 June Current Affairs 2019

Daily GK Updates & Current Affairs for Government Exams

Welcome to Current Affairs Section of Instajobalerts.com . Our Current Affairs Of June 2019 page covers various sections like banking & finance June Current Affairs 2019, business & economy, Indian and International affairs 2019, defense, environment current affairs, persons and many for Bank PO & Clerk Exams, Insurance, UPSC, SSC, Railway, State PSC & other Competitive Exams.

World Refugee Day is observed on June 20

World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. The day is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. The theme for 2019 World Refugee day is #StepWithRefugees — Take A Step on World Refugee Day. The theme expects communities, schools, businesses, faith groups and people from all walks of life should take big and small steps in solidarity with refugees.

Finance Minister chairs the 20th Meeting of the FSDC in New Delhi

20 June 2019 Current Affairs: Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs chaired the 20th Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) held in New Delhi.

It was attended by senior officers of the Government of India and the Financial Sector Regulators.

The meeting reviewed the current global and domestic economic situation and financial stability issues including those concerning Banking and NBFCs.

Government to set up 51 incubators for aspiring entrepreneurs

20 June 2019 Current Affairs: The GoI set up 51 new incubators for startups in the information and communications technology space across India

As part of its Technology Incubation and Development of Entrepreneurs (Tide) 2.0 scheme They will offer financial and technical support to incubators supporting ICT startups that are involving usage of deep technologies including artificial intelligence, blockchain, robotics, and internet of things in the identified areas of societal relevance.

The scheme categorized the selection of incubators into three categories: Group 1 Centre (G1C), G2C, and G3C.

More than 270 incubators and accelerators are managed by academic bodies, private players, government, and corporate.

Unemployed Graduates To Get Up To Rs 3,500 in Rajasthan

Unemployed youth who completed their graduation or equivalent degree will be given unemployment allowance by the Rajasthan government.  Male applicants will get Rs 3,000/month  While the women and differently-abled will get Rs 3,500/month under Chief Minister Yuva Sambal Yojana. The applicants must be natives of Rajasthan

Bangladesh, South Korea state channels now on DD Free Dish

20 June 2019 Current Affairs: India-Bangladesh cooperation a channel owned on the Doordarshan Free Dish will be available for the viewers of Doordarshan in our country.

DD India would be made available in Bangladesh for being viewed by the people in that country. This arrangement is as a result of the MoU signed between Prasar Bharati and Bangladesh TV (BTV). BTV World of special interest to the viewers of Eastern India.

The decision marks an important watershed in the strengthening of ties between the two countries This follows with an earlier decision taken by the two Governments to co-produce a film on Banga Bandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

It will be directed by the eminent film Director-Producer Shyam Benegal. Government approved the proposal of Prasar Bharati for making available the KBS World.

WHO launched a new tool to handle AMR named “AWaRe”

20 June 2019 Current Affairs: The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a global campaign named “AWaRe” urging governments to adopt a tool to reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), adverse events and costs.

It is developed by the WHO Essential Medicines List. It is classified antibiotics into three groups – Access, Watch and Reserve.

The main aim to increase the proportion of global consumption of antibiotics in the Access group to at least 60% and to reduce the usage of the antibiotics from the Watch and Reserve groups.

The AWaRe campaign – ‘AdoptAWaRe, Handle antibiotics with care’ 

Indian engineer wins Innovation for Sustainable Development Award

Indian engineer Nitesh Kumar Jangir whose low-cost neonatal breathing device saved the lives of new-born babies across small towns. India won the 2019 Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award in London. Nitesh Kumar Jangir created Saans as a breathing support device to avoid deaths of premature babies from respiratory distress syndrome due to a lack of immediate access to complex medical equipment.

Facebook unveiled its cryptocurrency, Libra

Facebook finally unveiled the details of Libra, its cryptocurrency. Using Libra people can buy things or send money to people with nearly zero fees. It will be rolled out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users across the globe to make financial transactions online.  The currency will be serviced by a collective of companies called the Libra Association.