Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-25 June 2020

Here are the Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines-25 June 2020

INDIA

  • J&K: Devika and Puneja Bridges inaugurated in Udhampur & Doda districts respectively by Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh
  • Kushinagar Airport in UP declared as an International Airport
  • Passport Seva Divas celebrated on June 24 to commemorate the enactment of the Passports Act on 24 June 1967
  • Six-month extension granted to G. Rohini Commission appointed to examine sub-categorisation of OBCs
  • West Bengal: Trinamool Congress MLA Tamonash Ghosh (60) dies due to COVID-19

PMMY

  • Govt. to provide 2% interest subvention to borrowers under the ‘Shishu’ category of PMMY (Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana)
  • Under the Shishu category, collateral free loans of up to ₹50,000 are given to beneficiaries.

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • RBI to get more powers to supervise urban cooperative banks and multi-state cooperative banks
  • Cabinet approves establishment of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund worth Rs. 15000 crores
  • NITI Aayog & OECD’s ITF (International Transport Forum) launch Decarbonizing Transport in Emerging Economies project
  • Republic of Mali awards Project Management Consultancy contract to NTPC for development of 500 MW Solar Park
  • India’s GDP growth forecast for 2020-21 at –4.5%, 6% in 2021-22: IMF’s World Economic Outlook report

WORLD

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attends 75th Victory Day Parade in Moscow’s Red Square
  • Vivekananda Yoga University, world’s first yoga university outside India, launched in Los Angeles (US)
  • Earthquake with 7.4 magnitude shakes southern Mexico, at least 5 dead
  • Google adds ‘Fact-Checked’ labels for search images to limit misinformation
  • US: Johnson & Johnson told to pay $2.1 billion over cancer-causing talcum powder
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