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20 June Current Affairs

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

  • 1988 In Northern Ireland, an Ulster loyalist kills 3 people at a Provisional IRA funeral
  • 1968 U.S. troops massacre hundreds of unarmed civilians in Vietnam
  • 1960 Alfred Hitchcock's movie Psycho is premiered

 

NATIONAL

  • Delhi govt notifies Motor Vehicles Act. The Kejriwal led government becomes the eighth state in the country to adopt the law. The move will allow the traffic police cops to issue spot fines on violation of the norms.
  • NCLAT to have a bench at Chennai. A bench of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) is being constituted in Chennai to handle matters arising from Southern states- Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Lakshadweep, and Puducherry, the notification said.

 

SPORTS

  • Viktor Axelsen wins All England men’s singles title. Viktor Axelsen got the better of Chou Tien Chen of 21-13, 21-14 to win the title. The 26-year-old second seed, the first Danish man to win the prestigious tournament since Peter Gade in 1999.
  • Ezequiel Garay becomes first Liga player known to have COVID-19. Spain had recorded 6,391 cases and 196 deaths. Real Madrid's professional football and basketball squads were placed in quarantine on Thursday after a player from the basketball team tested positive for COVID-19.

 

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