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27 June 2020 Current Affairs


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27 June 2020 Current Affairs



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Ques:1 Passport Seva Divas is observed every year on …………….

Ans: 24 June

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Passport Seva Divas is commemorated every year on 24 June to mark the enactment of the Passports Act on 24 June 1967.. This year, the Passport Seva Divas will be marked through a Video Conference, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be chaired by Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister with the participation of all 36 Passport Offices.

Ques:2 In June 2020, The World Bank has approved ……………. to help Bangladesh improve road connectivity.

Ans: 200 million US dollar

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The World Bank is an international organization dedicated to providing financing, advice, and research to developing nations to aid their economic advancement. The bank predominantly acts as an organization that attempts to fight poverty by offering developmental assistance to middle- and low-income countries.
Currently, the World Bank has two stated goals that it aims to achieve by 2030. The first is to end extreme poverty by decreasing the number of people living on less than $1.90 a day to below 3% of the world population. The second is to increase overall prosperity by increasing income growth in the bottom 40% of every country in the world.

Ques:3  Which country joined the “Alliance of Poverty Eradication” at the UN as its founding member?

Ans: India

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It aims focusing on efforts to boost global economy in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ques:4 Which State CM has launched the 6th phase of Haritha Haram programme?

Ans: Telangana

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Nearly 24.74 crore saplings are ready for plantation during the sixth phase of Telangana ku Haritha Haram programme scheduled to be taken up in the State from June 20. Forests Minister A Indrakaran Reddy directed the officials to make all arrangements for its success by learning lessons from the past.
While nurseries under GHMC, HMDA and Panchayat Raj and Rural Development departments have about 21.15 crore saplings ready for plantation, the Forests department has about 3.59 crore saplings grown in its own nurseries.
Ques:5 Fair Lovely  will drop fair from its name. Fair and lovely is product of…………………..

Ans: Hindustan Unilever

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The Indian unit of Unilever said on Thursday it will drop the word "fair" from its "Fair & Lovely" range of products, which have long been criticised for promoting negative stereotypes against people with darker skin.
The move comes as cosmetics companies have seen an increasing amount of backlash on social media in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement

Ques:6 Maharshtra government has aanounced the Vithbhai Narayangaonkar lifetime achievement award to Gulabbai Sangamnerkar. Gulabbai is a/an …………….

Ans: Folk Artist

Ques:7 New Zealand Rachel Priest announces her retirement. Ashe was associated with which sport?

Ans: Cricket

Ques:8 Which state launched “Godhan Nyay Yojana”

Ans: Chattisgarh

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  • Under this scheme, the Chhattisgarh government will procure cow dung from livestock owners at a fixed procurement rate.
  • The procured cow dung will be utilised for the production of vermicompost fertilizer, which will be sold through cooperative societies to meet the fertilizer requirement of the farmers as well as that of the Agriculture, Forest, Horticulture and Urban Administration Department for various plantation campaigns. 
  • The government will also make arrangements for the marketing of additional organic fertilizer. 

Ques:9 United Nations honoured KK Shailaja for her afforts to fight COVID-19. Shailaja is the health minister  of……………………..

Ans: Kerala

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Smt. Shailaja Teacher entered politics through Students Federation of India (SFI) activities and later become a member of CPI (M) Central Committee. She is the State Secretary of All India Democratic Women's Association and Joint Secretary of its Central Committee.  She has authored two books- "Indian Varthamanavum Sthreesamoohavum" and "China- Rashtram, Rashtreeyam, Kazhchakal". Was Chief Editor of "Sthree Sabdam" and also worked in Sivapuram High School in Kannur as Science Teacher earlier.


Ques:10 Which country plans to establish a permanent military base in the Indian Ocean?

Ans: Iran

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The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced its intention to establish a permanent military base in the Indian Ocean by next March, with the aim of providing security in the waters of the Gulf of Oman and the ocean, and protecting fishermen and merchant ships from piracy.
The commander of the Naval Forces, Ali Reza Tungsiri, said that the Guards have directives from Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, to be present on the high seas permanently.


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