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President promulgates ordinance to bring co-operative banks under RBI supervision

President Kovind has promulgated Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 to bring all urban cooperative banks & multi-state cooperative banks under the supervision of the RBI. The Ordinance amends the BRA, 1949 as applicable to cooperative banks.

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RBI Governor: Shaktikanta Das.

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27 June: Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day

June 27 is observed as World MSME Day. The day was established in 2017 by the United Nations to put Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the spotlight for their contribution to inclusive and sustainable development both locally and globally.

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2020 Theme- MSMEs: First responders to societal needs.

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Union Minister Tomar launches web portal of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

Union Minister for Rural Development NS Tomar launched the web portal of the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan through video conferencing in New Delhi.Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan is the massive employment generation-cum-rural infrastructure creation programme.

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It is a Rs 50,000 Cr worth project to be seen in 116 districts.

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Tripura Government announces ‘Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar’

In an effort to combat infant and maternal mortality and malnutrition, Tripura government announced Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar, an ambitious scheme to provide nutrition kits to pregnant and lactating women.

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The kit, costing Rs 500 will be given to women after 4 tests.

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Liverpool wins 2019-20 English Premier League title

Liverpool were crowned Premier League champions without kicking a ball as Chelsea's 2-1 win over Manchester City ended the Reds' 30-year wait to win the English title. They sealed the 19th league title for the club.

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Fenway Sports Group owns Liverpool.

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Cricketer Clare Connor to be first female MCC president in 233 years

Former England women's captain Clare Connor is to become the first female president of Marylebone Cricket Club in its 233-year history. Current incumbent Kumar Sangakkara, the first non-British MCC president, nominated Connor via video link.

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MCC owns the famous Lord's Cricket Ground.

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Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna award after IWF drops doping charges

2 time Commonwealth Games gold medal winning weightlifter K. Sanjita Chanu, who was recently exonerated from doping charges, will get the Arjuna award for 2018 as per Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF).

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World Anti-Doping Agency HQ: Montreal, Canada.

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India joins 'Alliance for Poverty Eradication' at UN as founding member

India has become a founding member of an Alliance for Poverty Eradication at the UN, launched by the President of the General Assembly, aimed at focussing on efforts to boost global economy in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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President of UN General Assembly: Tijjani MD Bande.

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Niti Aayog launches behaviour change campaign 'navigating the new normal'

The campaign has two parts. 1st is a web portal containing resources informed by behavioural science & the use of nudge/social norms theory, related to behavioural norms during the pandemic & 2nd is a media campaign focused on the wearing of masks.

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NITI Aayog CEO: Amitabh Kant.

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Argentina youth Luka Romero of Mallorca becomes youngest La Liga player in history

Luka Romero made La Liga history as he became the youngest player to play when he was substituted on for Mallorca. He became the youngest player ever at 15 years, 219 days to play in La Liga.

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La Liga, is a division of the Spanish football league system.

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the annual Tuberculosis (TB) Report 2020.

In-State TB Index, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh &Himachal Pradesh were the top 3 best-performing states for TB control under the category of states with 50 lakh population. Tripura & Nagaland were best-performing in category of less than 50 lakh population.

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It also revealed that Tobacco consumption is rising among Indian

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World’s first yoga university outside India launched in Los Angeles

Vivekananda Yoga University (VaYU) was jointly launched on by MoS for External Affairs V Muraleedharan & Chairperson of the Standing Committee on External Affairs P P Chaudhary during a virtual event held at the Consulate General of India in New York.

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UN has declared June 21 as International Day of Yoga.