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NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Labour Ministry with TCS iON offers free online skill training through NCS portalFree online career skills training launched

On 29th May 2020, The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment in partnership with TCS iON offers free online career skills training through the National Career Service(NCS) project to enhance the corporate etiquette, interpersonal skills, presentation skills and other softs skills of the job-seekers.
About Ministry of Labour & Employment:
Minister of State(I/C)Santosh Kumar Gangwar 
SecretaryHeera Lal Samariya
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Ministry of Jal Shakti sanctions Rs. 445 crores for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Chhattisgarh during 2020-21Centre approves Rs 445 cr for Chhattisgarh

Ministry of Jal Shakti, a ministry under Government of India (GoI) has approved an amount of Rs 445 crore for the implementation of the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in Chhattisgarh during 2020-21.
i.Under this mission that will bring change in life, Chhattisgarh state has planned 100 % Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) by 2023-24.
About Ministry of Jal Shakthi:
Headquarters– New Delhi.
Union Minister– Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (Constituency- Jodhpur, Rajasthan).
About Chhattisgarh:
Capital– Raipur
Chief Minister– Bhupesh Baghel
Governor– Anusuiya Uikey
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23 additional Minor Forest produce items in Minimum Support Price List announced: M/O of Tribal affairsMinimum Support Price Scheme for MFP

i.Ministry of (M/O) Tribal Affairs has notified an  Inclusion of 23 additional Minor Forest Produce (MFP) items and stipulation of their Minimum Support Price (MSP) under the Central government sponsored Scheme(2011) titled “Mechanism for Marketing of MFP through MSP and development of value chain of MFP”.
ii.Of the 23 items some agricultural produce are not commercially grown in the North Eastern part of India but are grown in the wild in forests. Hence the specific items will be treated as MFP items for the North-East.
About M/O tribal affairs:
Union Minister– Arjun Munda(Constituency- Khunti, Jharkhand)
Minister of State– Renuka Singh Saruta (Constituency- Surguja, Chhattisgarh)
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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

UN extends arms embargo and other sanctions in South Sudan till May 2021UN extends arms embargo

i.This extension has been drafted by the United States (US), which received 12 votes in favour while Russia, China and South Africa abstained it.
ii.The resolution will encourage developments in South Sudan’s peace process as the nation is emerging from a brutal six-year civil war that left 380,000 dead and millions displaced.
About South Sudan:
Capital– Juba
Currency– South Sudanese pound
President– Salva Kiir Mayardit
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AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS        

Virat Kohli, the only cricketer and Indian in the forbes top 100 highest paid athletes of 2020 topped by FedererVirat Kohli only cricketer in Forbes’ 2020

i.Virat Kohli, Indian Cricket Team Captain becomes the only cricketer and the only Indian to feature in the Forbes’ Top 100 highest paid athletes of 2020.
ii.Kohli ranked 66 with Forbes Magazine estimated earning of around 26 million USD (24 million from endorsements and 2 million from salary/winnings)
iii.Tennis player Roger Federer Tops the list for the first time with estimated earnings 106.3 million USD. He placed 5th in the 2019 list with the estimated earnings of 95 million USD 
About Forbes:
CEOMike Federle
CEO/AsiaWilliam Adamopoulos
HeadquartersNew Jersey, United States of America
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APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS         

Mohandas Pai to chair the advisory committee on Service provider of IBBIIBBI advisory committee on service providers

On 29th May 2020, The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) reorganised its advisory committee on service providers and appointed TV Mohandas Pai, Service Chairman of Manipal Global Education as its chairman to support the 12 member panel and provide professional insights on the service providers handled by the IBBI.
About IBBI:
IBBI is the institution for implementing the insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.
ChairpersonDr. M.S Sahoo
Established1st October 2016
About SEBI:
ChairmanAjay Tyagi
Established12th April, 1992
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Finance Ministry appoints PR Jaishankar as MD of IIFCLFinance Ministry appoints PR Jaishankar managing director

i.The Ministry of Finance appointed PR Jaishankar as the MD (Managing Director) of the India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) for 3 years. 
ii.The appointment comes after the recommendation of PS Jaishankar by the Bank Boards Bureau (BBB) on March 15, 2020.
About IIFCL:
IIFCL is a wholly-owned Government of India (GOI) company set up in 2006 to provide long term finance to viable infrastructure projects through the Scheme for Financing Viable Infrastructure Projects through a Special Purpose Vehicle called India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL), broadly referred to as SIFTI.
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Arun Singhal becomes new CEO of FSSAIArun Singhal appointed as CEO FSSAI

On May 29,2020, The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), Government of India (GoI), has approved the appointment of Arun Singhal, a 1987-batch IAS (Indian Administrative Service officer) of Uttar Pradesh cadre, as chief executive officer (CEO) of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
i.Mr Singhal, currently serving as Special Secretary in the Department of Health and Family Welfare, will succeed GSG Ayyangar who was briefly appointed to the post.
About Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI):
Headquarters– New Delhi
Chairperson– Rita Teotia 
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Irrawaddy Dolphin population at Odisha ‘s Chilika lake increased with the help of IIT Madras’ dredging methodologyIIT Madras' dredging methodology helps Odishas Chilika Lake

A research project undertaken by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, has helped triple the number of Irrawaddy dolphins in Odisha’s  Chilika lake, asia’s largest natural water reservoir.
i.The project involved the excavation (loosening or dislodging) of unwanted substances from the foothills without damaging the lake’s ecosystem,  removing  the loosened material to the dredge vessel & transportation of the material to the placement area.
About Odisha:
Capital– Bhubaneswar
Governor– Ganeshi Lal
Chief minister– Naveen Patnaik
Famous for– Sweet Rasagola
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SPORTS

Indian long distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur handed 4 year ban for violation of anti-doping ruleKiranjeet Kaur handed four-year ban

The World Athletics anti-doping body handed a four year ban to 32 year old Kiranjeet Kaur, long-distance runner, for violation of anti-doping rule with the abuse of Enobosarm and its metabolite. The samples were tested in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accredited laboratory in Doha since the National Dope Testing laboratory is under suspension from the World Anti-Doping Agency.
About WADA:
PresidentWitold Banka (Poland)
Vice PresidentYang Yang (China)

Headquarters– Montreal, Canada
Established1999
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STATE NEWS

UP government signs MoU with industry associations to create 10 Lakh job for migrantsUP govt signs MoUs with industry associations

On 29th May 2020, The State MSME(Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) Minister Sidharth Nath in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath signed the MoU with the Industries and Business Chambers to promote the MSME sector and provide employment for around 10 lakh skilled and semi-skilled workers.
About Uttar Pradesh:
GovernorAnandiben Mafatbhai Patel
Chief MinisterYogi Adityanath
CapitalLucknow
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S.no  Current Affairs 1 June 2020
1 Labour Ministry with TCS iON offers free online skill training through NCS portal
2 Ministry of Jal Shakti sanctions Rs. 445 crores for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Chhattisgarh during 2020-21
3 23 additional Minor Forest produce items in Minimum Support Price List announced: M/O of Tribal affairs
4 UN extends arms embargo and other sanctions in South Sudan till May 2021
5 Virat Kohli, the only cricketer in the forbes top 100 highest paid athletes of 2020 topped by Federer
6 Mohandas Pai to chair the advisory committee on Service provider of IBBI
7 Finance Ministry appoints PR Jaishankar as MD of IIFCL
8 Arun Singhal becomes new CEO of FSSAI
9 Irrawaddy Dolphin population at Odisha ‘s Chilika lake increased with the help of IIT Madras’ dredging methodology
10 Indian long distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur handed 4 year ban for violation of anti-doping rule
11 UP government signs MoU with industry associations to create 10 Lakh job for migrants

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