Top GKToday’s News Headlines-3 June 2020

Here are the Top GKToday’s News Headlines-3 June 2020

INDIA

  • Cyclone Nisarga to make landfall in coastal regions of Maharashtra and Gujarat on June 3: IMD
  • CM Arvind Kejriwal launches “Delhi Corona” app for information on availability of beds in Delhi’s hospitals
  • Aadhaar card must for obtaining services at spas, salons, beauty parlours in Tamil Nadu to enable contact tracing
  • Telangana formation day celebrated; became 29th state after bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh on June 2, 2014
  • French Defence Minister Florence Parly assures timely delivery of Dassault made Rafale jets to India
  • Gaitri Kumar appointed as next High Commissioner of India to UK

ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING

  • Govt. launched 3 schemes to promote the manufacturing of electronics.
    • Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI) for large-scale electronics manufacturing
    • Scheme for Promotion of Manufacturing of Electronic Components and Semiconductors (SPECS)
    • Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMC 2.0) Scheme

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • Govt. fixes minimum percentage of local content in public procurement of 55 chemical and pesticide products to boost domestic manufacturing
  • Government frees export of alcohol-based hand sanitizers except those in containers with dispenser pump
  • Total Horticulture Production estimated at 320.48 million tonnes in 2019-20 (310.74 in 2018-19): Agriculture Ministry
  • PM delivers inaugural address at CII annual session 2020 – “Getting Growth Back”

WORLD

  • 60 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty in 2020 due to coronavirus crisis: World Bank Group President David Malpass
  • Tropical Storm Amanda kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala

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