Current Affairs Today – 08 June, 2020 | One Liner Current Affairs

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Current Affairs Today – 08 June, 2020 | One Liner Current Affairs

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Current Affairs Today – 08 June, 2020

General

  • M Nethra, 13-year old girl, she was appointed “Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor” for the United Nations Association for Development And Peace (UNADAP).
  • The Government of India has constituted Jaya Jaitly Task Force that will work on the issues of women and child development.
  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has extended a Special Liquidity Facility (SLF) of Rs 270 crore to Assam Gramin Vikash Bank.

Awards

  • Javed Akhtar becomes first Indian to receive Richard Dawkins Award.

Agreements

  • ISRO signs MoU with ARIES for cooperation in Space Situational Awareness, Astrophysics.

Rank and Reports

  • The Yale University recently released the biennial Environment Performance Index. India scored 168th rank out of 180 countries.

Science and Technology

  • An engineer from Thane has developed an internet-controlled robot.

Important Days

  • Every year, World Oceans Day is celebrated by the United Nations on June 8. This year, the World Oceans Day’s Theme is Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean.