Daily buzz @ 5 June, 2020 Civil services preliminary exam on October 4 UPSC


73rd day of lockdown

India @ 230,113 and death toll touched 6,393


Civil services preliminary exam on October 4: UPSC

The civil services preliminary examination 2020, postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be held on October 4, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced on Friday.It said the personality test of the candidates selected through the last year’s civil services preliminary and main examinations will resume from July 20.

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15 Days Optimum Time For States To Transport Migrants Home: Top Court

Commencing hearing on the plight of stranded migrant workers due to the Covid-19 lockdown, the Supreme Court Friday said it intended to give a 15-day deadline to the Centre and states for transporting all such labourers back to their native places. The court, which had taken suomotu cognizance of the issue, will now pronounce the order on June 9.

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US jobless rate unexpectedly fell in May as hiring rebounded:

America’s labor market unexpectedly rebounded in May, signaling the economy is picking up faster than thought from the depths of the damage from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Restaurants, malls, hotels to reopen from Monday:

Union Home Ministry on Thursday laid out new rules for opening of shopping malls, restaurants and hotels from Monday following the nationwide coronavirus lockdown of over two months. The guidelines include measures like staggering visitors and temperature screenings at malls. Temperature screenings will be a must at entrances and visitors will be allowed only if they use face cover or masks which should be worn at all times inside.

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Eastern Ladakh standoff: India, China to hold Lt. General-level talks on Saturday

Indian and Chinese armies will hold a Lt. General-level dialogue on Saturday in their first major attempt to resolve the month-long bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh even as both militaries maintained their aggressive posturing in the sensitive areas in the high-altitude region.

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Videos of police brutality during protests shock US:

Several videos of police brutality have emerged during protests over the death of African American George Floyd.In Buffalo, New York State, two officers were suspended after they were seen shoving an elderly white man to the ground.And in New York City, police were captured on video roughly handling demonstrators as they ran away.The reports come hours after a memorial for Floyd in Minneapolis, the city where he died at the hands of police.

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Hyderabad airport wins Airports Council International recognition:

The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has received the highest Platinum award in the Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Green Airports Recognition 2020 in the 15-35 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category for its water management practices.On World Environment Day, Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific announced the results of the region’s annual Green Airports Recognition 2020.

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RTC gears up for resumption of services in Hyderabad:

The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation is all set to resume operations in the city, and is waiting for the government’s nod to restart services across the Greater Hyderabad Zone.

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Around 20 Delhi Metro employees test positive for COVID-19:

Around 20 staff members of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) have tested positive for COVID-19, all of them are asymptomatic and are doing well, said DMRC officials.

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