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Agricultural Experts Prof. Rattan Lal & Dr. Uma Lele from India Named by UN Chief to Scientific Group for 2021 Food Summit

DFPD estimated Rs 1,48,938 cr as cost for distribution of foodgrains and pulses under PMGKAY during April – Nov 2020

Dr.Harsh Vardhan Released the Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook and Prospectus for FPIS of NBE

Indian marine fish landings rose 2.1% to 3.56mt in 2019: CMFRI; Tamil Nadu tops

SERB Launches ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ Scheme to Provide Platform for Research Internships

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Committee for reform in criminal law to start online consultation from July 4, 2020: MHA

GoI approved special liquidity scheme for NBFCs and HFCs through SBICAP as SPV

Pulitzer Prize Winner Siddhartha Mukherjee and Prof Raj Chetty Named among ‘2020 Great Immigrants’ Honourees

Shashank Manohar Steps Down as ICC Chairman, Imran Khwaja Takes Charge as Interim Chairman

Mon District Administration received 3 SKOCH Awards in 65th SKOCH Summit

V Suryanarayanan Becomes the New MD of Chola MS General Insurance

ICICI bank Launched a Facility, ‘Insta Loans against Mutual Funds’, in Partnership with Computer Age Management Services

Indra Mani Pandey appointed as Permanent Representative of India to UN and Others Organisations in Geneva

Karnam Sekar, Managing Director & CEO of Indian Overseas Bank Retires

US-based Carlyle Group to Acquire 25% Stake in Nxtra Data For $235 mn

IRDAI Sets Up 9-Member Panel headed by G Srinivasan to study suitability of Surety Bond issuance by Indian insurers

Indian Air Force & CSIO Have Develops Indigenous ‘Airborne Locust Control System’ on Two Mi-17 Helicopters

Swedish Institute of Space Physics to Return to Venus on Indian Space Mission Shukrayaan-1

Telangana amends state FRBM Act 2005; accepting govt’s decision to extend borrowing limit to 5% from 3%

West Indies Cricketer Everton Weekes Passed Away at 95

Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu Virtually Releases a Book “Future of Higher Education – Nine Mega Trends”

World Sports Journalists Day 2020: July 2

World Allergy Week 2020 – June 28 to July 4

Odisha Government to Implement an Initiative ‘Sabuja Odisha’ to Increase Green Cover through Extensive Plantation

“COPAL-19”app to track plasma donors launched

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Government Declares Entire Nagaland ‘Disturbed Area’ for 6 more Months Under AFSPA Act 1958

India, Japan Hold PASSEX Naval Exercise to Promote Understanding in Indian Ocean

India-Bangladesh form 50:50 Joint Venture Company for LPG Business in Bangladesh

NITI Aayog in collaboration with RMI released ‘Towards a Clean Energy Economy’ report

MoU Signed Between Indian Oil, NTPC Ltd, and SDMC for Waste to Energy Plant in Delhi

PM announced extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana till November, 2020

Giriraj Singh Launches the 1st Edition of “Matsya Sampada” – Fisheries and Aquaculture Newsletter

Central govt Implemented Amendments in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 and Rules from 1st July, 2020

HRD Ministry Launches the World’s First Online B.Sc Degree in Programming and Data Science – Prepared by IIT Madras

Government to release commemorative stamp to honour former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao

UNGA President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande Launched ‘Alliance for Poverty Eradication’; India Joins as Founding Member

WTO Dispute Settlement Body Sets Up Panel Against India’s ICT Duties Based on EU’s Complaint

New Zealand Cancels the 2021 APEC’s Auckland Summit & Opts to Virtual Summit

Uganda, First African Country to Submit Results of REDD+ to UNFCCC

World Bank Approves USD 750 Million MSME Emergency Response Program for India

FDI Up by $19 bn in FY20; Portfolio Investment Down by $13.7 bn: IIP Data Released by RBI

HDFC Bank Launches ‘e-Kisaan Dhan’ App for Farmers

SAP India Rolls Out Global Bharat Program to Digitalise MSMEs

India’s AI enabled “MyGov Corona Helpdesk” wins two global award at 4th Annual CogX 2020

All Rounder Ravinder Jadeja Named the Most Valuable Player of India by Wisden

Rajkiran Rai G, Union Bank of India MD & CEO Term Extended for 2 years

Fitch Slashes India’s Growth Forecast For FY22 to 8%; Projects Contraction at 5% For FY21

Ravinder Bhakar Assumes Charge as CEO of Central Board of Films Certification

72nd National Chartered Accountants Day 2020: July 1

Shrikant Madhav Vaidya Assumes Charge as the Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation

Hindi Literature Writer Priyamvad’s New Book, ‘Bharatiya Loktanktra Ka Koras: Kuch Bisari Bikhari Dhwaniyan’ to Release in 2021

National Doctors Day 2020 – July 1

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Culture Ministry celebrating “Sankalp Parva” to plant trees from 28th June to 12 July 2020

Centre Sanctions Additional Rs 1,691 crore For Road Construction in J&K, Uttarakhand

1st Agreement for the 600 MW Kholongchhu Indo-Bhutan joint venture hydroelectric project Signed

Uttarakhand Develops India’s First Lichen Park to Conserve Jurassic Era Plant in Munsiyar

Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ virtually participated in G20 Extraordinary Virtual Education Ministers’ Meeting

FATF’s first global report on illegal wildlife trade released; more zoonotic diseases in the future

India named in Switzerland’s top-3 partners for info exchange on tax matters: OECD’s Global Forum study

NASA Renames Washington HQ after Mary Jackson, first black Engineer at NASA

World Bank Approves $500 mn Under ‘STARS’ Project to Improve Education Quality in 6 Indian States

36th ASEAN Summit chaired by Vietnam held via video conference; 1st session on Women Empowerment in the Digital Age held

World Bank Enhances the financial Support for Ganga rejuvenation with $400 million through SNGRBP

Reserve Bank Extends Enhanced Borrowing Limit to Banks Under MSF Till Sept 30, 2020

24-time Grammy winner Popstar Beyonce to receive Humanitarian Award at the virtual 20th edition of BET Awards 2020

Micheál Martin Elected as the New Prime Minister of Ireland; Succeeds Leo Varadkar

Lazarus Chakwera Sworn in as Malawi’s New President

Anandiben Patel, Governor of UP is given additional charges as Governor of  Madhya Pradesh

Veteran Kannada Novelist Geetha Nagabhushan passes away at 78

Aleksandar Vucic, President of Serbia Declares the Victory of the Ruling Party in the Parliament Election

National Statistics Day 2020 – June 29

Gujarat Govt’s Online Aid ”At One Click” Initiative of Rs 1,369 Crore for MSMEs, Textile Industry

International Day of the Tropics – June 29

Former Germany striker Mario Gómez retired from soccer

V P Singh Badnore & Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Battery Swapping Facility Quick Interchange Service virtually

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🔶Gudni Johannesson Re-elected as President of Iceland

🔶Nitin Gadkari publicized consolidated notification for classification and registration of MSME; MSME named as Udyam

🔶Harsimrat Kaur Badal virtually launched Rs 10,000 cr PM-FME Scheme; Operation Greens scheme extended to 18 more fruits, vegetables

🔶Dharmendra Pradhan Inaugurates Asia’s First Continuous Rebar Production Facility in Punjab

🔶GoI and World Bank Sign Agreement to Increase Access to Affordable Housing in Tamil Nadu

🔶5 years of PMAY (U), Smart Cities Mission (SCM) and AMRUT completed on June 25, 2020

🔶45.8 million Women Missing in India Over the Past 50 Years: UNFPA Report

🔶Government bans 59 Chinese mobile apps prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India

🔶Swiggy in Partnership with ICICI Bank Launches an Industry- First Instant Digital Wallet, ‘Swiggy Money’

🔶Former RBI Governor Chakravarthi Rangarajan Receives the First Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis Award on National Statistics Day

🔶KK Venugopal Reappointed as Attorney General of India for a Year & Tushar Mehta as Solicitor General for 3 Years

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🔶Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launches NOC issuance portal for power, oil and gas projects

🔶Rijiju Launches NADA App to Help Athletes Stay Updated on Banned Substances

🔶Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs Launches Webportal for Street Vendors loan scheme ‘PMSVANidhi’

🔶Nitin Menon Becomes the 3rd Indian & Youngest Umpire to Enter ICC Elite Panel

🔶Liverpool wins the top-flight title in 2020 Premier League Championship

🔶International Day of Parliamentarism 2020: June 30

🔶International Asteroid Day 2020 – June 30

🔶Maharashtra CM Launches ‘Platina’, World’s Largest Convalescent Plasma Therapy-Cum-Trial Project

🔶Arvind Kejriwal Launched India’s First Plasma Bank for COVID-19 Treatment

🔶 Madhya Pradesh launches “Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya” scheme

🔶CoM of Assam passes MSME Ordinance

🔶Goa Government Allots Land to 49 MSME Units to Set Up India’s First Marine Cluster

🔶Karnataka Chief Minister Launches a Portal, ‘Skill Connect Forum’ to Connect Job Seekers and Employers

🔶Madhya Pradesh to launch ‘Kill Corona’ campaign

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  • MoS of Defence Shri Shripad Naik Inaugurates Two-day Defence Conclave 2020 in

  • Gujarat:President Promulgates Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 amending Banking Regulation Act, 1949

  • Government Introduced New Floating Rate Savings Bonds, 2020 (Taxable) Scheme w.e.f July 1, 2020

  • Nasha Mukt Bharat: Annual Action Plan (2020-21) for 272 Most Affected Districts E-Launched by Rattan Lal Kataria

  • Shri Mandaviya Inaugurates India’s 1st ever Virtual ‘Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020’ organised by FICCI

  • At 26th position, Bengaluru Becomes India’s Only City in Top 30 Global Startup Ecosystems Ranking 2020 Released by Startup Genome

  • THE Young University Ranking 2020 with 2 Indian Institutes in top 100

  • PhonePe Partnered with ICICI Bank on UPI multi-bank model

  • SIDBI Set Up ‘Swavalamban Crisis Responsive Fund’ to Facilitate Free Onboarding of MSMEs on TReDS platform

  • SOLV partnered with Standard Chartered Bank to Launch Credit Card for MSMEs

  • World Bank Grants $500 Million to Bangladesh For Cross Country Road Projects

  • Himachal Pradesh panchayati raj department wins 1st prize under e-Panchayat Puraskars 2020 for effective use of e-applications

  • 6 District Hospitals of J&K wins Kayakalap Award for their Achievement in Health Sector

  • Overview of 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards of NATAS

  • Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launches Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan web portal

  • Indian Navy Inducts Advanced Torpedo Decoy System ‘Maareech’ Indigenously Developed by DRDO labs-NPOL & NSTL

  • Astronomers of RedDots Team Discovered Super Earths Gliese 887b and Gliese 887c Near Red Dwarf

CHECK- Ladakh stand-off: Corps Commanders talks on Tuesday

  • Russia is Set to Take First Tourists on Space Walk in 2023

  • New Zealand Cricketer Rachel Priest Announces Retirement from International Cricket

  • Micro-, Small and Medium – Sized Enterprises Day 2020 – June 27

  • IAS Officer Vini Mahajan Becomes Punjab’s First Woman Chief Secretary

  • Chhattisgarh becomes the 1st state to launch “Godhan Nyay Yojana” , to Procure Cow Dung From Livestock Owners

  • Chhattisgarh government to launch Adarsh police station scheme from July 1, 2020

  • India’s economy to contract by 5% in 2020: S&P Global Ratings

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Prime Minister Inaugurates ‘Aatma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar
Abhiyan’

NITI Aayog Launched Behavior Change Campaign, ‘Navigating the
New Normal’, and Website

Union Government Granted Rs 500 cr Emergency Funds to Armed
Forces for War Preparedness

“Vivekananda Yoga University” World’s First Yoga University
Outside India launched in Los Angeles

India Ranks 77th in Terms of Money Deposited in Swiss Banks, UK
tops: SNB Statistics 2019

China to Join UN Arms Trade Treaty to Enhance World Peace

Karnataka Becomes the First State to Amend Industries
(Facilitation) Act for Small, Medium and Large-scale Industries

Lt Governor G C Murmu Launches Two Customized Loan Schemes
of J&K Bank For Business Communities

Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Weightlifter K. Sanjita
Chanu to get Arjuna Award 2018 after IWF clears doping charges

Overview of Rajnath Singh 3-day Visit to Russia from 23- 25, 2020
to Attend 75th Victory Day Parade of World War II

Yes Bank Launches Digital Wallet Solution ‘Yuva Pay’ in
Partnership with UDMA Technologies to Enable Contactless
Payments

IRDAI Forms 9-Member Working Group Headed by Anjan Dey to
Look Into Drone Insurance

NGT Forms Committee Headed by Justice BP Katakey to
investigate Assam Gas Leak

Australia and New Zealand to Host The 2023 Women’s World Cup

Grandmaster P. Harikrishna becomes the 1st Indian to join the
USD 150,000 Chessable Masters

Vir Chakra Awardee 1971 War Hero Sqn. Ldr. Parvez Jamasji
Passes Away

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 2020: June 26

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking – June
26

Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan & CM Edappadi
K.Palaniswami Inaugurates CBG Plants in Tamil Nadu

Centre Allocates Rs 4125 cr to Rejuvenate Small, Medium & Tiny
Industries Sector in Tamil Nadu

Maharashtra Announced “Maha Parwana” to Attract Fresh
Industrial Investment

29.53 sq km Tillari Forest Area in Dodamarg and Sawantwadi
Range Declared as Conservation Reserve Area: Maharashtra

India’s PCI to decline by 5.4% during 2020-21 to Rs 1.43 lakh: SBI
report

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1.NITI Aayog & ITF Launch Decarbonizing Transport Project in India

2.Harsh Vardhan released Annual TB Report 2020 prepared by Central TB Division; 14% rise in TB patients in 2019

3.Cabinet approvals on June 24, 2020

4.MSDE & IBM Joins Hands to Launch SkillsBuild Reignite and SkillsBuild Innovation Camp

5.Jitendra Singh e-Inaugurates ”Puneja Bridge” & “Devika Bridge” in J&K

6.Virtual conference of the Russia-India-China trilateral hosted by Moscow, Russia

7.Pakistan remains in Financial Action Task Force’s Grey list

8.COVID-19 Widened Educational Divide: 2020 UNESCO’s GEM Report on Inclusion and Education: All Means All

9.Indian Economy will Shrink by 4.5% in 2020, Global Economy will Come Down by 4.9%: IMF

10.Priyanka Chopra & Anurag Kashyap Named Among 50 Ambassadors for 45th Edition of TIFF 2020

11.Republic of Mali Grant the Project Management Consultancy Contract of 500 MW Solar Park to NTPC

12.Health Ministry & Indian Red Cross Jointly Launches ‘eBloodServices’ App to Order Blood

13.Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport becomes the 1st airport in India to get AWMS at both ends of the runway

14.Former England Women Cricket Captain Clare Connor Becomes the 1st Female President of Marylebone Cricket Club in 233 years

15.India to be World’s First Country to Use Drone Mounted ULV Sprayer for Locust Control

16.International Day of the Seafarer 2020: June 25

17.Tripura gov launches Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar Scheme to Provide Nutrition Kits to Pregnant and Lactating Women

18.Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy Launches YSR Kapu Nestham Scheme for Women of Kapu

19.Maharashtra Appoints Current Additional Chief Secretary Sanjay Kumar as Chief Secretary

20.World Vitiligo Day 2020 – June 25

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India Retains its Position as 3rd-largest Economy on PPP basis for 2017; China Tops: World Bank Data

MSMEs Launches Funding Scheme “Distressed Assets Fund–Sub-ordinate Debt for MSMEs” to Help the Distressed MSME Sector

Covid-19 to Push 120 Million Children into Poverty in South Asian Region : UNICEF Report

India Committed USD 10 mn to UNRWA Over Next 2 Years During Extraordinary Virtual Ministerial Pledging Conference

India Became 12th Largest Holder of US govt Securities with Holdings of $157.4 bn in April end 2020; Japan tops

World’s First Gold-backed US Digital Gold Currency Launched in India, GCC, Middle East and Africa by IBMC

India’s GDP to contract by 5.3% in FY21, bounce back in FY22: Ind-Ra

HRD Ministry Launches YUKTI 2.0 for Higher Education Institutes

Gulabbai Sangamnerkar & Madhuvanti Dandekar to get Lifetime Achievement Award: Maharashtra

World Karate Federation provisionally de-recognised the Karate Association of India

Adani Power to Acquire US-based AES Corporation’s 49% Equity Stake in Odisha Power Generation Corporation for Rs 1,019 crore

Former Karnataka Basketball Player K Raghunath Passed Away at 74

Costume designer & Hollywood Director Joel Schumacher passed away

Rajasthan Government to Launch ‘Indira Rasoi Yojna’

Government of Haryana and Reliance Jio TV partners to educate 52 Lakh students

Jharkhand to Launch Employment Guarantee Scheme for Urban Poor

Tripura Government to launch ‘Ektu Khelo, Ektu Padho’ for school students

world’s largest chariot festival Rath Yatra in Puri: Odisha

Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Introduces Nishtha Vidyut Mitra Scheme for Women Empowerment

 

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War history|Important Battles of INDIA

Battle of the Hydaspes
Time: 326 BC
Between whom – took place between Alexander and King Porus of Punjab, in which Alexander won.

Kalinga War
Time: 261 BC
Between whom – Emperor Ashoka attacked Kalinga. Seeing the bloodshed of war, he vowed not to fight.

Battle of Sindh
Time: 712 A.D.
Between whom – Mohammad Qasim established the power of the Arabs.

Battles of Tarain
Time: 1191 A.D.
Between whom – took place between Mohammad Gauri and Prithvi Raj Chauhan, in which Chauhan won.

Second Battles of Tarain
Time: 1192 A.D.
Between whom – took place between Mohammad Gauri and Prithvi Raj Chauhan, in which Mohammad Gauri won.

Battle of Chandawar
Time: 1194 AD
Among whom – in this Muhammad Ghori defeated King Jaichand of Kannauj.

First Battle of Panipat
Time: 1526 AD
Between whom – between the Mughal ruler Babur and Ibrahim Lodhi.

Battle of Khanwa
Time: 1527 AD
Between whom – Babur defeated Rana Sanga.

Battle of Ghagra
Time: 1529 AD
Between whom – Babur defeated the Afghans under the leadership of Mahmud Lodi.

Battle of Chausal
Time: 1539 AD
Amongst whom – Sher Shah Suri defeated Humayu

Battle of Kanauj or Billgram
Time: 1540 AD
Between whom – Once again Sher Shah Suri defeated Humayun and forced him to leave India.

Second Battle of Panipat
Time: 1556 AD
Between whom – between Akbar and Hemu.

Battle of Tallikota
Time: 1565 AD
Between whom – This war ended the Vijayanagara Empire.

Battle of Haldighati
Time: 1576 AD
Between whom – between Akbar and Rana Pratap, Rana Pratap lost it.
      

Battle of Plassey
Time: 1757 AD
Between whom – between the British and Siraj-ud-daula, in which the British won and the foundation of British rule in India.

Battle of Wandiwash
Time: 1760 AD
Between whom – between the British and the French, in which the French lost.

Third Battle of Panipat
Time: 1761 AD
Between whom – between Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marathas, in which the French were defeated.

Battle of Buxar
Time: 1764 AD
Between whom – between the British and Shuja-ud-daulah, combined forces of Mir Qasim and Shah Alam II, in which the British won.

First Angl Mysore War
Time: 1767-69 AD
Completed – Treaty of Madras
Between whom – between Hyder Ali and the British, in which the British were defeated.

Second Angl Mysore War
Time: 1780-84 AD
Completed – Treaty of Mangalore
Between whom – between Hyder Ali and the British, which left undetermined.

Third Aangl Mysore War
Time: 1790-92 AD
Ended – Treaty of Srirangapatnam
Between whom – The battle between Tipu Sultan and the British ended by treaty.

Chaturth Aangl Mysore War
Time: 1797-99 AD
Between whom – between Tipu Sultan and British, Tipu lost and Mysore power fell.

Chiliyan war
Time: 1849 AD
Between whom – had happened between the East India Company and the Sikhs, in which the Sikhs were defeated.

India China Border War
Time: 1962 AD
Between whom – Chinese army invaded the border areas of India. Declaration of a unilateral ceasefire after a few days of war. India had to leave parts of its border.

Indo-Pakistani War
Time: 1965 AD
Between whom – The war between India and Pakistan in which Pakistan was defeated. The Simla Agreement was signed between India and Pakistan.

Indo-Pakistani War
Time: 1971 AD
Between whom – The war between India and Pakistan in which Pakistan was defeated. As a result, Bangladesh became an independent country.

Kargil War
Time: 1999 AD
Among whom – Moscow trapped by Pakistani intruders in Dras and Kargil regions of Jammu and Kashmir

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