🍀 The National Geographic Society has announced the successful installation of the world’s highest operating weather stations on Mount Everest to provide researchers, climbers, and the public with near real-time information about mountain conditions.
🍀 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launched the Mukhyamantri Vriddha Pension Yojna for poor people above 60 years of age in the state.
🍀 The central bank of the country, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) notified that Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) will provide Line of Credit (LoC) worth $245 million to Ghana and Mozambique for agricultural and railway projects.🍀 According to the Personnel ministry, Government of India Bhola Nath Shukla has been appointed as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd for a period up to October 31, 2020.
🍀 Akshaya Patra, a non-profit organisation running one of the world’s largest school meals project in India, has been awarded the BBC World Service Global Champion Award for the programme.
🍀 Sahitya Akademi has selected 22 writers for the Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2019 and 23 writers for Yuva Puraskar 2019.
🍀 Chinese President Xi Jinping was conferred with highest national award of Kyrgyzstan titled Manas Order of the First Degree in Bishkek (capital of Kyrgyzstan).
🍀 Software giant Microsoft launched Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled digital labs in collaboration with 10 higher educational institutions in India.
🍀 World Blood Donor Day is celebrated each year on June 14 to raise awareness about blood donation. The theme for World Blood Day 2019 is “Safe blood for all”.