Top GKToday’s News Headlines-4 June 2020

Here are the Top GKToday’s News Headlines-4 June 2020


  • Visa, travel restrictions eased for some categories of foreign nationals such as businessmen, healthcare professionals, health researchers, engineers and technicians
  • Centre advises students of J&K and Ladakh UTs against taking admissions in colleges/universities in PoK as they are not recognised by India
  • Govt. launches SWADES (Skilled Workers Arrival Database for Employment Support) initiative for skill mapping of returning citizens
  • Cabinet approves renaming of Kolkata Port Trust as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Trust
  • Ex-MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar to be India’s next Ambassador to Finland
  • SC dismisses Andhra government’s plea to allow party colours on govt buildings


  • Government to set up “Empowered Group of Secretaries (EGoS) and Project Development Cells (PDCs)” in Ministries/Departments for attracting investments in India
  • Cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oils, onion and potatoes removed from the ambit of Essential Commodities Act
  • Cabinet approves ‘The Farming Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020’ to ensure barrier-free trade in agriculture produce
  • Cabinet approves ‘The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020’ to empower farmers to engage with processors, wholesalers, large retailers and exporters
  • OFB (Ordnance Factory Board) gets Rs 1,094 crore order from Defence Ministry to make 156 Infantry Combat Vehicles (ICVs) for the Army
  • TRAI removes clause requiring a min 50 paise charge per SMS on SMS beyond 100 per day


  • World Bicycle Day celebrated on June 3
  • World Bank releases its Global Economic Prospects report; advises countries to focus on policies that boost long-term growth and improve governance and business environment


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