Tuesday, 9 June 2020

9 June Daily Current Affairs

Daily current affairs

India secured 168th rank in the 12th

edition of EPl Index

India secured 168 rank in the 12th edition

of the biennial Environment Performance

Index (EPI Index 2020)-  India scored

27.6 out of 100.

Index considered 32 indicators of

environmental performance.

Topped by Denmark

2.Karnataka Bank appoints Ramesh S as

Chief Risk Officer

Karnataka Bank Headquarters Mangalore.

3. Universal Sompo General insurance

Company appoints Sharad Mathur as MD

& CEO Universal Sompo, a joint venture between Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank,Karnataka Bank, Dabur Investments

Corporation & Sompo Japan Insurance

Universal Sompo Headquarters- Mumbai.

4.Javed Akhtar becomes only Indian to win

prestigious Richard Dawkins award


5.IASST Guwahati develops Al-based computer

diagnosis frâméwork for accurate oral

cancer diagnosis

6.IIT, Hyderabad develops a unique

COVID-19 test kit that can deliver results

within 20 minutes

Researchers at the Indian Institute of

Technology-Hyderabad have developed

a low cost and Artificial Intelligence-based

test kit for COVID-19. These kits can give

results in about 20 minutes. Prof Shiv Govid Singh is the Lead researcher.

7. ARCI develop a rare-earth-based material

that can be effectively used for cancer


Scientists at the International Advanced

Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, Hyderabad have developed a rare-earth-based material that can effectively used for cancer treatment and is being tested at SCTIMST, Trivandrum.

8.Kesari' reaches Port Victoria in Seychelles

to hand over COVID related essential

medicines under Mission Sagar

As part of Mission Sagar, Indian Naval Ship Kesari reached Port Victoria, Seychelles

for handing over COVID related essential

medicines. Under Mission Sagar, India is

providing assistance to friendly foreign

countries in dealing with the COVID-19


Seychelles Capital- Victoria, Currency-

Seychellois rupee.

9. 4,42,000 tonnes of food grains given

to States and UTs Unider Atmā Nirbhar

Bharat package 3rera

Union Minister of Consumer Affairs-

Ramvilas Paswan.

10. Largest & oldest Maya Monument ever

found discovered under Mexico

it may represent the oldest and largest

monument of the ancient Maya civilisation

ever found.

11. Former governor and Delhi ex-top cop

Ved Marwah dies at 87

Former Governor of Mizoram, Manipur, and Jharkhand,  He had also

penned a book- Uncivil Wars: Pathology of

Terrorism in India'.

12. He was also the adviser to the governors in J&K and Bihar.

13. Sports Ministry's flagship programme Fit India is joining hands with the Department of School Education and Literacy, to launch a series of special films promoting 10 indigenous sports of India under the Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat initiative.

14. Kiren Rijiju is the current Minister of Youth

Affairs & Sports.

15.Maharashtra boy- Pratik Tirodkar makes

world's first Internet-controlled' robot

16. Javed Akhtar became first Indian to bag Richard Dawkins Award 2020

17. Garisain declared as summer capital of

Uttarakhand. CM ~ Trivendra Singh Rawat

18. India's first solar-powered ferry, Aditya,

which became an icon on the

Vaikom-Thavanakadavu route in Kerala,

is among 12 such ferries that have been

shortlisted for the Gustave Trouvé

Award. It is the sole entrant from Asia. It

19.India will soon set up a Coal Exchange for trading of coal.

20. IAF develops ARPIT

Airborne Rescue Pod

.The Indian Air Force has designed,

developed and manufactured ARPIT- an

Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated


21. Odisha makes Bande Utkala

Janani the state song

22) Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy launched India's first online  waste management platform to ensure safe disposal of industrial toxic wastes.

23) Madhya Pradesh launched thanks mom plantation initiative.

24) UN Association for Development and Peace appointed Nethra as it's goodwill ambassador.

This Day in History

9 June 1964

Lal Bahadur Shastri became the second Prime Minister of India. He remained in this office till he died on January 11, 1966 at Taskent.


First AIDS death reported from a private hospital in Mumbai.


Kiran Bedi, the first woman Indian Police Service Officer, was born in Amritsar, Punjab.



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