Top GKToday’s News Headlines-12 June 2020

Here are the Top GKToday’s News Headlines-12 June 2020

INDIA

  • HRD Ministry releases India Rankings 2020 based on NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework); IIT-Madras ranked at the top in ‘Overall’ category
  • Karnataka bans online classes from LKG to V; warns against increasing fees
  • Gujarat now has 674 Asiatic lions, 151 more than the estimate in census of 2015
  • Former Planning Commission member Dr A. Vaidyanathan passes away in Coimbatore

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • EPFO leverages network of CSCs (Common Service Centres) to conduct annual Jeevan Pramaan/life certificate submission for pensioners
  • Indian govt. actively considering implementation of universal basic income: NHRC tells UN
  • PM delivers virtual address to the Plenary session of the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Kolkata
  • Promoter’s kin living independently can’t be recategorised as public shareholders: SEBI
  • SC asks Airtel, Vodafone Idea for road map on payment of AGR (Adjusted Gross Revenue) dues

WORLD

  • US government’s ‘2019 International Religious Freedom Report’ critical of India
  • US: Amazon bans police use of its facial recognition software “Rekognition” for a year

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