Top GKToday’s News Headlines-7 June 2020

Here are the Top GKToday’s News Headlines-7 June 2020

INDIA

  • Govt. sets up taskforce headed by Jaya Jaitly to examine matters pertaining to the age of motherhood, imperatives of lowering maternal mortality rate and improvement of nutritional levels
  • Lieutenant General-level talks between the Indian Army and China’s People’s Liberation Army held in Moldo on the Chinese side of the LAC
  • Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry releases advisories for effective waste management
  • Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot launches Raj Kaushal Portal and Online Shramik Employment Exchange
  • IPS Officer Ved Marwah, Delhi Police commissioner (1985-88) and Director General of National Security Guard (1988-90), died at 87
  • Covid-19 opportunity for India to speed up Ayushman Bharat: WHO chief Adhanom Ghebreyesus

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • Ordinance promulgated to suspend sections in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code to prevent companies from being forced into insolvency proceedings due to debt default triggered by the Covid-19 crisis
  • Mutual fund schemes can’t invest in physical goods except gold: SEBI
  • India’s foreign exchange reserve reach new all-time high of USD 493.48 billion in the week ended May 29
  • Western Coalfields Ltd opens three new coal mines in Maharashtra (Adasa) and MP (Sharda and Dhankasa) of 2.9 million tonnes (MT) annual capacity.
  • L&T board approves A M Naik’s reappointment as non-executive chairman for 3 yrs from October 1, 2020

WORLD

  • US: Joe Biden clinches Democratic Party’s nomination for Presidential election
  • United Nations observes Russian Language Day on June 6; birthday of Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin

SPORTS

  • Former India footballer Hamza Koya (61) died of COVID-19 in Kerala

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