Current Affairs

10 June, 2020

International

India and Denmark signed an MOU for developing cooperation in power sector

To promote strategic intervention in the power sector, a MOU was signed between India and Denmark.
Indo -Denmark cooperation between the Ministry of Power, Government of the Republic of India and the Ministry for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Government of the Kingdom of Denmark.

National

56 schools to be reconstructed by Govt. of India in Nepal

The Embassy of India and the Central Level Project Implementation Unit (CLPIU) of the Ministry of Education, Nepal signed 7 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) for re-building 56 higher secondary schools.
ii.The schools that has to be reconstructed is located in Gorkha, Nuwakot, Dhading, Dolakha, Kavrepalanchowk, Ramechhap and Sindhupalchowk district of Nepal.
iii.The schools will be built as a part of 2.95 billion (Nepali rupees )grant to Nepal by the Government of India post-earthquake reconstruction.

India to set up first coal trading exchange

As India is the world’s second-largest producer of coal, it has decided to set up its first coal trading platform -a sort of ‘Coal exchange’, where a large number of sellers and buyers can get together to trade coal as a commodity.
It is to be noted that the coal ministry is likely to initiate auctions of about 50 coal blocks for commercial coal mining on June 11, 2020.

Economy

World Bank grants Rs. 1,950 cr loans to West Bengal to tackle COVID – 19: Mamata Banerjee

According to the Chief Minister (CM) of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, the World Bank (WB) has granted loan worth of Rs. 1,950 crore to the state for tackling coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and developmental work.

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Miscellaneous

Indian Entrepreneur Renjith Kumar honoured with “NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal”

Renjith Kumar, Engineer from Kerala and Indian Entrepreneur based in Virginia is honoured with NASA’s highest form of recognition for a non-governmental individual “NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal” for his service to NASA through executive leadership, engineering contribution, technical excellence and customer satisfaction.

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