Top GKToday’s News Headlines-11 June 2020

Here are the Top GKToday’s News Headlines-11 June 2020

INDIA

  • MoHUA recommends holistic planning for pedestrian-friendly market spaces in cities and municipal areas in consultation with stakeholders
  • Home Ministry reconstitutes committee to look into the welfare of freedom fighters, MoS for Home G. Kishan Reddy appointed Chairman
  • PSU GRSE (Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd) delivers FPV (Fast Patrol Vessel) ICGS Kanaklata Barua to the Indian Coast Guard in Kolkata
  • MP govt. launches Rozgar Setu portal to find employment for migrant workers
  • QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) World University Rankings: 3 from India – IIT, Bombay (172nd), IISc, Bangalore (185th) and IIT Delhi (193rd) are in top 200
  • DMK MLA J. Anbazhagan dies at the age of 62 in Chennai

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • Finance Ministry proposes to decriminalise minor offences such as those relating to cheque bounce and repayment of loans
  • S&P retains India’s sovereign rating at ‘BBB-‘; keeps outlook stable
  • Indian economy to bounce back with growth of 9.5% in 2021-22: Fitch Ratings
  • Vivek Gambhir resigns as MD & CEO of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. (GCPL); Nisaba Godrej to take charge
  • ED files money laundering case against eminent cardiologist Naresh Trehan, others for alleged irregularities in land allotment for Medanta Hospital at Gurugram
  • ED brings back ₹1,350 crore worth consignment of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi firms from Hong Kong
  • Arvind Ltd. ties up with HeiQ to introduce anti-viral fabrics, garments under “Intellifabrix” brand
  • Johnson Lifts launches smartphone app EyeRIS to enable users to operate lifts without touching the buttons

WORLD

  • World Accreditation Day celebrated on June 9, theme: “Accreditation: Improving Food Safety”
  • U.S. Senate confirms appointment of General Charles Brown as the first African-American Chief of the Air Force

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