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Important Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 9th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Former Union Minister LP Shahi passes away
  
●        Senior Congress leader and former Union minister LP Shahi died on Saturday in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
●        He was 98 years old.
●        Shahi was first elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1980 and then in 1984 he became a MP from Muzaffarpur.

Air India demands additional funds of Rs 2,000 crore from the government
 
●        Air India , which is facing financial difficulties, has demanded additional fund of Rs 2,000 crore from the government.
●        The airline expects the government to approve it in the monsoon session.
●        In 2012, the UPA government announced a bailout package of Rs 30,231 crore for Air India.
●        The company has so far received 26,000 crore rupees.


Central Government constitutes 3 panels for 'Prime Minister of India' museum project
 
●        The Central Culture Ministry constituted three high level panels on 5th June 2018 so that a museum called 'Prime Minister of India' can be established in Delhi.
●        This museum will be built on the Prime Ministers of India with modern technology in the three statue estate in the Ministry of Culture.
●        This museum will provide information about the Prime Ministers of the country till date.


Central government prepares for merger of four public sector banks

●        Four banks can be merged to improve the continuous rising deficit on the banking sector.
●        Under this, a big bank can be created by combining IDBI, Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC), Central Bank of India and Bank of Baroda (BOB).
●        The property of this new bank could be Rs 16.58 lakh crore.

Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: GLOBAL  NEWS

China agrees to export rice
●        The new agreement to ensure the sanitation of non-basmati rice imported by China and its healthcare was signed by the China Customs Administration and the Agriculture, Cooperatives and Farmers Welfare Department of India.
●        Under this, India can export certified non-basmati rice to China.
●        China is one of the world's largest rice markets.
  

Pak election: JUD will drop to 200 seats
●        Mumbai terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed of a terrorist group Jamaat-ud-Dawa has fielded more than 200 candidates in the general elections to be held across the country on July 25 at the national and provincial assembly seats.
●        Saeed has decided not to contest elections himself.
●        Jamaat-ud-Dawa, affiliated with the terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba, launched its political party, the Milli Muslim League, but it has not yet been registered with the Pakistan Election Commission.


India-China trade to reach $ 100 billion by 2020
 
●        With the agreement to import non-basmati rice from India, China's President Xi Chunfing suggested to try to reach the trade between the two countries to $ 100 billion by 2020 in bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi .
●        Prime Minister Modi has reached the summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization. There was a separate meeting with his President, Chinfing.

Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: SPORTS

Presidents Cup: Lalabakkima defeats Olympic champion Dusmatov
 
●        Indian boxer N. Lalabakkima defeated Olympic champion Hashabai Dusmatov in the Preliminary Cup tournament in Kazakhstan's Astana, defeating the semi-finals.
●        Manipur's boxer won the biggest win of career and won the match 4-1.
 
 
Rob Nicol of New Zealand retired from cricket
●        New Zealand cricket opener Rob Nicol said goodbye to International Cricket on Saturday.
●        Nicole played 2 Tests, 22 ODIs and 21 T20 matches for the Kiwi team and scored 941 runs, including two centuries in ODIs.
 
 
Tejaswini won gold at the US Inter-University Competition
 
●        National record holder high jump player Tejaswini Shankar named the gold medal in the US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) track and field championship.
●        19-year-old Tejaswini of Delhi had recently decided to withdraw from Asian Games because of a throat injury.
●        Tejaswini's national record is 2.28 meters.
 
 
Simona Halep won the first Grand Slam title in the French Open
 

●        World number-1, Simona Halep of Romania has won the title of the second Grand Slam tournament of the year, French Open.
●        Halep won his first Grand Slam title, defeating America's Sloane Stephens in the women's singles category final played on Saturday.
 

Mithali Raj became the first Indian to score 2000 runs in T20 Internationals
 
●        India's star woman cricketer Mithali Raj became the first Indian cricketer to score 2000 runs in T20 internationals.
●        This achievement was achieved by winning a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the Women's Asia Cup T20 tournament in Sri Lanka with a score of 23 runs in Oshadi Ranasinghe.
●        Now in his 75 matches 2015 runs.

Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

SBI to get Rs 30 thousand crore from IBC
 
●        SBI, the country's largest bank, is expected to recover its nearly Rs 30,000 crore in the current financial year from the settlement process under the Debt Orientation and Diwali Code (IBC).
●        Deputy Managing Director Pallava Mohapatra, who saw the cases of non-recovering loans from State Bank of India, said that the money collected by SBI alone alone is about Rs 78000 crore.
 

World Bank approves 'Atal Bhujal Yojna' of 6,000 crores
 

●        The World Bank has approved the Central Sector Scheme of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Protection Ministry at a cost of 6000 crores.
●        The scheme is to be implemented in the five year period of 2018-10 to 2022-23 with the help of World Bank.
 
 Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: DEFENSE
 Two battalions will be created separately to protect the border areas
 
●        Two battalions will be set up separately for the security of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir and from zero to ten kilometers of the LoC.
●        The Home Minister has announced the formation of seven more battalions with it.
●        The Union Home Minister had reached Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit on 07 June 2018.

 Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: RANKING

Global Peace Index 2018: India ranked 137th
 
●        In the Global Peace Index released by the Institute for Economic and Peace, India, in 2018, India remained at number 137 in the list of 163 countries.
●        India was at 141th place in the list in the year 2017 and this time, due to the increase of four places in the ranking of India, the decline in the level of violent crime is being reported.

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Important Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

SGPC delegation with the Minister of Food Processing Industries met the Prime Minister
●        A delegation led by the Minister of Food Processing Industries, Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.
●        In the delegation, Shiromani Gurudwara was also a member of the Executive Committee.
 
Rural Sanitation Coverage Exceeds 85% Under Swachh Bharat
●        Rural sanitation coverage of India has increased to 85% under the Clean India Mission, the world's largest behavior change program.
●        Due to the active rural communities, 7.4 million toilets were constructed in rural India resulting in more than 3.8 lakh villages and 391 districts open-defeaining (ODF) in the open.

Nat Workshop on skill development in port and marine sector
●        In collaboration with the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Rural Skill Scheme (DDU-GKY) of Ministry of Rural Development in New Delhi, today, the shipping ministry organized a one-day workshop on skill development in the port and marine sector.
●        Opening the workshop, Secretary (Shipping) Mr. Gopal Krishna and Mr. Andaman & Nicobar Member of Parliament Mr. Vishnu.


India's maternal mortality rate decreased by 22 percent
 
●        India has recorded a significant decrease of record 22 percent in the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) from the year 2013 in India.
●        This information was given on the basis of the data collected by the Sample Registration System (SRS) on June 06, 2018.
●        In India, in the year 2011-13, the maternal mortality rate was 167, which was reduced to 130 in 2014-16.
●        MMR is defined as the number of maternal mortality of 100,000 live births.


Punjab Government launches 'Business First Portal'
 
●        'Business First portal' was launched by the Punjab government to simplify business in the state.
●        This portal was unveiled by the Minister of Industry, Beautiful Sham Arora.
●        This online portal will provide all facilities on one platform, making industrialists convenient for regulatory clearance and financial approval.


40% of the population of Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand consumes tobacco
 
●        Recently, the Global Adult Tobacco Survey Report was released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
●        This was the second phase of this survey which is also known as GATS-2.
●        It is reported in the second phase of the survey that 30 to 40 percent of the population of Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand consumes tobacco in various forms.


Modi government to run mega KYC campaign to tackle shell companies
 
●        The Modi government is constantly trying to circumvent Shell companies.
●        The Ministry of Corporate Affairs will soon launch a campaign to complete the KYC procedure of the company directors .
●        To complete this KYC process, at least passport , PAN number and contact details will be required.
●        Company Secretaries or Chartered Accountants will have to give all information related to this process while filing the annual financial statements.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

A total of 13,993 companies benefited from delay plan 2018 
 
●        Meeting of the work force on shell companies has been done 8 times since its formation and Task Force has taken very active and coordinated steps to control the hazards of such companies.
●        This workforce was created in February 2017 by the Prime Minister's Office in the joint chair of the Secretary of the Ministry of Revenue and Corporate Affairs, and it was systematically assigned by the various agencies to control the masked companies involved in illegal activities including tax evasion. 

RBI decides to grant small financial bank status to urban co-operative banks
 

●        The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to grant the status of small financial bank on the basis of voluntary basis to the urban co-operative banks on June 06, 2018.
●        The statement issued after the second biennial meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee of the RBI was stated to have been decided to allow urban cooperative banks, who fulfill the set standards for Small Financial Banks (SFBs), to voluntarily convert to SFB.


World Bank approves 'Atal Bhujal Yojna' of 6,000 crores
 
●        The World Bank has approved the Central Sector Scheme of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Protection Ministry at a cost of 6000 crores.
●        The scheme is to be implemented in the five year period of 2018-10 to 2022-23 with the help of World Bank.


FDI in India: 3% increase in 2017-18
 
●        In India, FDI increased by 3% in 2017-18 to $ 61.96 billion.
●        This increase has been achieved by the government in improving the business environment and liberalizing FDI policies.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

World Ocean Day was celebrated all over the world
 
●        World Ocean Day is celebrated around the world on 08 June 2018.
●        Ocean is not only a symbol of life on our planet, but also plays a key role in environmental balance.
●        Oceans are slowly becoming wasting due to plastic pollution falling in the oceans.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: AWARDS

Virat Kohli selected for 'BCCI Best Cricketer' award
 
●        Indian captain Virat Kohli has been selected as the best cricketer of the BCCI for the best performance in two seasons, while World Cup stars Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana will be given this award in the women category.
●        The awards ceremony will be held in Bangalore on 12 June 2018.
●        Virat Kohli will be given Rs. 15 lakhs as a reward for every season.
●        In the memory of former president Jagmohan Dalmiya, the BCCI has given four awards.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: RANKING


Global Peace Index 2018: India ranked 137th
 
●        In the Global Peace Index released by the Institute for Economic and Peace, India, in 2018, India remained at number 137 in the list of 163 countries.
●        India was at 141th place in the list in the year 2017 and this time, due to the increase of four places in the ranking of India, the decline in the level of violent crime is being reported.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: DEFENSE

Indian Navy Saved 38 Indian From Socotra Island By Operation Nizar
 
●        Indian Navy safely pulled 38 Indians stranded on the Socotra island of Yemen
●        Ten days ago, due to the cyclone in this area, these people were trapped in this area, to save the lives of which India launched this campaign.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Google completes Railtel Wi-Fi project
 
●        Google has said that the world's largest internet company has completed its project of providing high-speed broadband service on 400 railway stations in the country along with installing public Wi-Fi hotspots at Dibrugarh railway station in Assam.
●        Google uses RailTel infrastructure for this project.

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Important Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 7th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Prime Minister interacted with the beneficiaries of different health care schemes going on in the country through Video Bridge
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today communicated with the beneficiaries of different health care schemes going on in the country through the Video Bridge.
●        The Prime Minister communicated with the various beneficiaries of government schemes through the Video Bridge for the fifth time.


Ashwani Lohani jointly with NCPCR launched "Awareness Campaign with the support of Railways on the protection of children"
●        Mr. Ashwani Lohani, Chairman of the Railway Board, with the President of National Child Rights Protection Commission, Ms. Stuti Kakkar, today, as an attempt to spread awareness, children, wasted children, smuggled children, their families Started awareness campaign for the protection of children separated from the people.
 
 
1500 tribal products are listed on e-marketing portals
 
●        Trifed has arranged the sale of tribal products through e-commerce companies like Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm and GEM.
●        More than 1500 different tribal products are listed on these e-commerce portals.
●        During the year 2017-18, the products worth 5 lakh rupees were sold.
 
Ministry of Water Resources approves two major irrigation and four flood management projects of six states
●        The Consultative Committee of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Protection Ministry yesterday gave approval to two major irrigation / multipurpose and four flood management projects of six States / Union Territories in the meeting held in New Delhi yesterday.
●        The total cost of these projects is 84,748 crores.
 
 
Colonel Rajyavardhan Rathore approved the upward revision in pension for talented sportspersons
●        As a major step towards the welfare of the players, Colonel Rajyavardhan Rathore, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, has approved the upward revision in pension for talented sportspersons.
●        Under this amendment, the current rate of pension has been doubled for those who win medals in international sports events.


India's maternal mortality rate decreased by 22 percent
 
●        India has recorded a significant decrease of record 22 percent in the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) from the year 2013 in India.
●        This information was given on the basis of the data collected by the Sample Registration System (SRS) on June 06, 2018.
●        According to the report, in India 2011-13, the maternal mortality rate was 167, which was reduced to 130 in 2014-16.


Air India raised tariff on additional luggage in domestic flights
 
●        Public Air India said on Wednesday that it has its domestic flights range overweight charge storage 100 to Rs 500 per kg increase per kilogram bucks.
●        Air India is currently charging a fee of Rs 400 per kilogram on additional weight.
●        The new rate will be applicable from June 11.
 
 
Mukesh Ambani's salary is Rs 15 crore
 
●        Mukesh Ambani , the country's richest industrialist , has received a salary of Rs 15 crore for 10th year from his company Reliance Industries .
●        Ambani has no voluntary increase in salary for the last ten years.
●        Ambani has fixed his salary, other benefits, allowances and commission Rs 15 crore since 2008-09.
 
  
Action can be taken against Videocon Industries under the Bankerspeace Act

 
●        Videocon Industries, a large-known company in the field of electronics items in the country, can be prosecuted under bankruptcy laws.
●        Under the leadership of SBI, banks lending to the company had filed a petition in the National Company Law Tribunal seeking it.
●        On Wednesday, the tribunal accepted the petition.
●        In the next 180 days, a new owner can be searched for the company through bidding.
 

Labor Minister to increase salary limit to 21 thousand
 
●        After a one-year delay, the Labor Ministry can now increase the ceiling of salary from Rs 15,000 to Rs 21,000 to increase the number of subscribers within the purview of pension.
●        This will result in an additional burden of about Rs 2,500 crore per year on the public exchequer.
●        On increasing the wage limit, nearly 6 million people will be eligible to receive a minimum pension of 1,000 rupees under the Government Employee Pension Scheme.

Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018: DEFENSE
 

Army personnel will buy personal clothes
●        The Seventh Pay Commission has given monetary compensation to the army personnel so that the soldiers are allowed to buy clothes individually for uniform under the army's management.
●        Annual allowance of Rs 10,000 has been paid to all the jawans instead of individual selected clothes.
●        Accordingly, the army has arranged to buy good clothes from CSD shops.

DAC approves equipment purchase proposals worth more than Rs 5,500 crore for defense forces
●        The Defense Purchase Council (DAC) meeting was held here under the chairmanship of Defense Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and approved equipment purchase proposals worth more than Rs 5,500 crore for defense forces.
●        In order to achieve the goal of indigenization and self-reliance in the field of defense purchase, DAC has allowed the purchase of 12 high power radars for the Indian Air Force under the 'Buy IDDM (Indian)' class.

Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018: SPORTS


Rajnath Singh will honor the players of Jammu and Kashmir
●        Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh arrived in Srinagar on a two-day state visit today.
●        Under the first program, Mr. Rajnath Singh joined the Sports Conference of Srinagar.
●        At this conference, 3000 participants, students and enthusiasts from Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh participated.

Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018: APPOINTMENT

Cornellis Ricvik appointed new CEO of Go-Air
●        Go-Air, the economical airline service company has appointed Cornelius Risvik as its new Chief Executive Officer.
●        Their appointment has come into effect from 04 June 2018.
●        He will report to the company's chairman, managing director and board of directors.

Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

RBI decides to grant small financial bank status to urban co-operative banks
 
●        The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to grant the status of small financial bank on the basis of voluntary basis to the urban co-operative banks on June 06, 2018.
●        The decision to allow urban cooperative banks, who meet the fixed standards for small financial banks (SFBs), is allowed to be converted into SFB on a voluntary basis.
 

ITC's Top 8 FMCG Brands Sales went Above $ 2 Billion
 
●        Total number of ITC's top Top FMCG brands' total sales crossed $ 2 billion in fiscal year ending March 2018.
●        Three packaged food brands - Sunfeast biscuits, bingo chips and snacks and Blessings flour have contributed the most to the company's sales.

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Important Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Cabinet clears sixth phase of launch of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-3
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet has approved the program for continuation of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) (Sixth phase) and financial support for 30 PSLV operational launch under this program.
●        This program will also meet the need for satellite observation for Earth observation, direction indicator and space science. This will also continue production in Indian industry.
 
 
Cabinet approves continuity program for Geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle Mark-III
●        The Union Cabinet, endowed with the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved financial support for the Geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle Mark-III continuity program.
●        This 4338.20 crore includes the cost of ten GSLV MK-III vehicles, essential facility enhancement, program management and launch campaign.
 

Approval of MoU between India and Denmark on technical cooperation in the field of sustainable and smart urban development
●        The Union Cabinet (CC), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Denmark in April 2018 for the technical cooperation in the field of sustainable and smart urban development.
●        The purpose of this MOU is to promote bilateral cooperation in the field of continuous and smart urban development on mutual and profit basis through the exchange of commercial relations on knowledge, institutional cooperation, research and development and related issues.
 
Cabinet approves amendment in salary allowances of rural Postal Servants of Department of Posts
●        In the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet today approved amendment in the salary allowances of the post of Department of Rural Postal Service.
●        For revising the salary allowances, the estimated cost of 1257.75 crores is to be spent during the year 2018-19.
●        This amendment to salary allowances will benefit 3.07 lakh rural post offices.
 
 
Approval for the construction of a new 6-lane bridge on Ganga river in Phaphamau, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
●        The Cabinet Committee has approved the construction of a new bridge of 9-lane of 6-lane on the Ganges river at National Highway-96 in Phaphamau, Allahabad.
●        It will cost Rs. 1948.25 crores
●        The construction period for this project is three years and it is estimated to be completed by December, 2021.
 
  
Baba Kalyani will be head of the group studying Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy.
●        The Government of India has constituted a group of eminent persons to study the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy.
●        The SEZ policy is effective from April 1, 2000.
●        Subsequently, in May 2005, the Parliament passed the Special Economic Zone Act, 2005 and it got President's approval on June 23, 2005.


6 times the fines for carrying more luggage in the train
●        Just like an airplane, passengers will have to be cautious when they carry more luggage over the border in the train.
●        In view of the frequent complaints about carrying luggage in train coaches, Indian Railways has decided to strictly implement the three-decade-old luggage rules strictly.
●        Under this, the passengers may have to pay more than 6 times the amount of the amount as a penalty for carrying more luggage.


Central Government constitutes 3 panels for 'Prime Minister of India' museum project
 
●        The Central Culture Ministry constituted three high level panels on 5th June 2018 so that a museum called 'Prime Minister of India' can be established in Delhi.
●        This museum will be built on the Prime Ministers of India with modern technology in the three statue estate in the Ministry of Culture.

Central government prepares for merger of four public sector banks
 
●        Four banks can be merged to improve the continuous rising deficit on the banking sector.
●        Under this, a big bank can be created by combining IDBI, Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC), Central Bank of India and Bank of Baroda (BOB).

Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

India and Russia agree to issue joint stamps
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet was apprised of the agreement regarding issuing joint stamps between Indian Postal Department and Russia Post.
●        Its aim is to achieve operational excellence for mutual benefit in the field of issue of postage stamps and to establish cooperation in the postal service.
 
 
Agreement on Technical Cooperation in the field of sustainable urban development between India and France
●        In the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet was informed about the agreement between India and France in the field of sustainable urban development in March 2018.
●        This agreement will be applicable for a period of 5 years.
 
 
Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Oman on cooperation in peaceful use of outer space
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet cleared the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Oman (MoU).
●        On this MOU, the Indian Space Research Organization and the Transport and Communications Ministry of Oman had signed the Muscat in February 2018.

Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Modi government gives 8,000 crore package to help sugar industry
●        While giving relief to sugarcane farmers and sugar mills, the central government has approved the package of Rs 8,000 crore.
●        Union Food Supply and Fertilizer Minister Ram Vilas Paswan told this information while advising the Cabinet decision.
●        He said that in this package 1175 crores of sugar mills will be given in lieu of holding stock.
 
Cornellis Ricvik appointed new CEO of Go-Air
 
●        Go-Air, the economical airline service company has appointed Cornelius Risvik as its new Chief Executive Officer.
●        Their appointment has come into effect from 04 June 2018.
●        It was informed in the information issued by the company that he would report to the company's chairman, managing director and board of directors.

Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018: AWARDS

NCL got 'Best Green Business Leader of the Year' award

●    For contributing to environmental protection, Northern Coalfields Ltd, a mini ratna company of the Government of India has been awarded the 'Best Green Business Leader of the Year' award.
●    NCL has been rewarded at the World Environment Conference, organized at 'World Environment Expo' from Tuesday in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018: RANKING

India ranked 177th in the Environment Performance Index
 
●        The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rating was released on 05 June 2018 on Environment Day.
●        In India, it was ranked 177, whereas the total number of countries included in the index is 180.
●        India was ranked 141 in the list in the year 2016.

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Important Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 5th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Third National Conference of Health Editors on Yoga was held today in New Delhi
●        Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of AYUSH inaugurated the 3rd Conference of Health Editors on Yoga at Morarji Desai National Yoga Institute in New Delhi today.
●        Prior to International Yoga Day, this conference was organized jointly by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga and the Press Information Bureau (PIB), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.


Target to free Uttar Pradesh from defecation BY October 2, 2018
●        Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath reviewed the progress of Swachh Bharat Mission Rural (SBM-G) with all the jurisdictions through video conferencing last evening.
●        Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reiterated his commitment to achieve open defecation in the state from October 2, 2018 before the period of October 2, 2019.


A special and mechanized operating facility will be set up for Fertilizer Cargo at Deendayal Port in Kandla
●        The Standing Finance Committee of the shipping ministry has cleared a project to set up a special and fully integrated operation facility for fertilizer cargo at Deendayal port in Kandla.
●        This facility or unit will be developed on the berth number 4, which is being constructed at a cost of approximately Rs 138 crores.
 
 
NMCG organized an exhibition in Delhi on World Environment Day
●        Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation Minister, Shri Nitin Gadkari today visited the Pavilion established by NMCG on the occasion of World Environment Day in the Science Bhawan Lawn.
●        India is hosting World Environment Day this year. This year's World Environment Day theme is Beat Plastic Pulse.
●        The Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation, Shri UP Singh was also present on this occasion.
 

National Clean Ganga Mission organized a workshop on cooperation for the protection of the Ganga
●        On the occasion of World Environment Day 2018, the National Clean Ganga Mission organized a workshop on cooperation for Ganga Conservation.
●        Representatives from many countries in this list appreciated the efforts being made under the Namami Ganga Program.
 

Ministry of Women and Child Development organized a National Consultation Conference on Child Protection
●        The Women and Child Development Ministry today organized a National Consultation Conference on Child Protection in New Delhi.
●        This conference was discussed in the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Juvenile Justice Act (POSCO), 2012 from Sexual Offenses.
●        In the discussions, best practices and experiences were shared by the Police Department of various states.

 
Jordan's Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki resigns

 
●        Jordan's Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki announced on June 04, 2018, resigns between the ongoing protests across the country.
●        King Abdullah II of Jordan appointed former Education Minister Omar Razzazz to be the new Prime Minister.
●        Thousands of people demanding government's dismissal of the controversial Income Tax Reform Bill performed on the streets, due to which Mulki resigned.
 
 
Mumbai people work most in the world: survey
 
●        According to Switzerland's investment bank UBS study, an employee works in Mumbai for an average of 3,314.7 hours a year, the highest in 77 major cities of the world.
●        It has also been said in the survey that even though the people of Mumbai work most, but are behind in earnings.
●        In this case Hanoi (Vietnam) second, Mexico City (Mexico) third and Delhi are in fourth place. Lagos (Nigeria) is at the top in terms of working for the shortest time.


Approval of forming agency to prevent women from displaying in vulgar form on social media
 
●        The Central Government has decided to create a central agency under the National Commission for Women to prevent women from being presented as indecent and rude in traditional and modern social media.
●        The Ministry of Women and Child Development has accepted the recommendation of Parliamentary Committee to amend the 'Women's Vulgar Formulation Act, 1986' on 04 June 2018.

Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

IAF aircraft jaguar accident
●        On June 5, 2018, the Indian Air Force aircraft of the Indian Air Force, Jaguar, on a regular training flight, died on 0945 hrs on the Kutch area of Gujarat.
●        This aircraft was flying from Air Force station, Jamnagar.
●        Air crash pilot Air Commodore Sanjay Chauhan VM died in this accident.

Saudi Arabia starts issuing driver license to women
 
●        For the first time in Saudi Arabia, women have started driving licenses. Now women will also be able to drive a car.
●        The official Saudi Press Agency said on 04 June 2018 that the driving license of the first group of women was given.
●        In this regard Saudi Saudi Mohammed bin Salman issued an order in 2017, according to which women have been given the right to driving.

World Environment Day was celebrated all over the world
 
●        World Environment Day was celebrated on June 5, 2018 around the world. On every World Environment Day, the selection of a separate organizer country is organized where the official function is organized.
●        India has received the global hosting of World Environment Day 2018.
●        The first World Environment Day was celebrated on June 5, 1974.

Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

Jitendra Singh inaugurated a program organized on World Environment Day 2018
●        In the inauguration of a program organized on the occasion of World Environment Day, 2018, Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Nuclear Power and Space, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the North Eastern Region Development (Donor), Prime Minister's Office, Personnel, Public Grievances.
●        The program was organized jointly by the Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment and its partners.
●        This year, World Environment Day theme is "Beat plastic polution."
 
 
IRCTC launched a Khoi-based meal on the occasion of World Environment Day 2018
●        On the occasion of World Environment Day 2018, PSU IRCTC of the Ministry of Railways has introduced eco-friendly, khoi-based canned food in 8 selected Shatabdi and Rajdhani Trains, which operate from New Delhi.
●        Under the Green Program of Railways, the food provided by the Railways to the passengers in these trains will now be served in environmentally friendly disposable plate (compostable container) instead of polymers.

Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

RBI organized 'Financial Literacy Week'
 
●        Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has started 'Financial Literacy Week'.
●        This financial literacy week will be organized from 04 June to 08 June 2018.
●        RBI has made banners and posters in three languages, which are being implemented in every bank branch.

Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018: SCHEMES

Central Government launches 'Agricultural Welfare Campaign'
 
●        Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has launched the Agricultural Welfare Campaign.
●        Under this, assistance and advice will be provided to the farmers about improving their technology and income.
●        Organizing the Agricultural Welfare Campaign, keeping in view the vision of doubling the income of the farmers of Narendra Modi by 2022, being done from 01 June 2018 to 31 July 2018.

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Important Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS


Two-day governor's conference begins in Rashtrapati Bhavan
●        With the inaugural address of President Shri Ramnath Kovind, the two-day Governor and Deputy Governor's Conference began in Rashtrapati Bhawan today.
●        This is the 49th conference to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan and the second conference under the chairmanship of President Shri Kovind.
 
 
Government launches 'Janaushadhi facility'

●        Union Chemicals and Fertilizers, Road Transport and Highways, Minister of State for Shipping, Mr. Mansukh L. Mandaviya today launched the Environment friendly sanitary napkin 'PDS' under the Prime Minister of India's JNP project.
●        Now the economical sanitary napkins will be available at more than 3600 POPs of 33 States / Union Territories across the country.


Commerce Minister participated in the informal conference of WTO in Paris
●        Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry, attended the informal conference of the Ministers of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Paris on May 31, 2018.
●        28 members of the WTO and the Director General of WTO participated in this informal conference.

Compensation for the loss of animals was increased due to the cross-border firefight in Jammu and Kashmir
●        The Indian government has increased the compensation amount to the livestock animals due to the crossfire in Jammu and Kashmir by raising the compensation amount to Rs 50,000 per milch cattle.
●        People from border areas of Jammu and Kashmir are facing heavy losses in the form of livestock, crops, houses etc. due to border cross-border firing.
 

MSME and AYUSH Ministries signed MOU for the development of AYUSH enterprises
●        MSME Ministry and AYUSH Ministry today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of AYUSH and MSME Ministers in New Delhi.
●        This MOU will ensure harmony between the institutions and schemes of both the Ministries for the development of AYUSH enterprises in the country.
●        The purpose of this partnership is to establish India as a global leader in 'holistic health care'.
 
  
Ministry of Women and Child Development proposed amendment to increase the scope of
Women's Vulgar Formulation (Prohibition) Act (IRWA), 1986
●        The Ministry of Women and Child Development has proposed amendment in the Women's Vulgar Formulation (Prohibition) Act (IRWA) 1986, in view of technological progress in the field of communication media like social media.
●        In the definition of advertisement, advertisements will be included through digital format or electronic format or billboards or SMS, MMS etc.
 
 
India among the top 5 countries producing e-waste
 
●        Despite emphasis on the government's clean India campaign and the smart city project, India remains in the top five countries producing e-waste.
●        This has been revealed in a recent study by Assocham-Neck.
●        According to the study released on Monday, countries such as China, America, Japan and Germany remain at the top of the list of e-waste countries.
 


Hyderabad's Greenco is going to buy Orange Renewable’s Solar and Wind Energy 
●        Greenco, who has invested in Singapore's GIC and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, can announce his biggest acquisition so far.
●        He is going to buy a solar and wind portfolio of Orange Renewables at an enterprise value of approximately $ 1 billion.
●        After takeover, Greenco and Renew will be in line with each other with a total operating capacities of 4.3 GW (4,300 MW).


Tech Mahindra CEO says, 94 per cent of IT graduates do not deserve jobs
 
●        Tech Mahindra CEO CP Gurnani says that 94 per cent of IT graduates are not eligible for jobs in Indian big IT companies.
●        Gurnani is laying the foundation for next level development in Tech Mahindra.
●        He is busy preparing a road map of Tech Mahindra's next generation

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

World Environment Day 2018
●        The Indian Navy is completing four years of its green initiative program on World Environment Day.
●        The Indian Navy has implemented many policies in the direction of environment friendly and energy efficiency system.
●        As a result, all the naval bases have achieved better results.

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

 
First Consignment of LNG to India from Russia

●        After the US, India has also been getting LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) from Russia .
●        India is the fourth largest consumer of liquid natural gas in the world and is expanding its import source.
●        Taking the LNG from Russian company Gazprom, its vessel reached Petronet LNG gas import terminal on Monday morning.


In Egypt Abdul Fatah al-Sisi took the oath of office for the second term
●        Egyptian President Abdul Fatah al-Sisi took oath on 2 June 2018 as the President for a second term of four years.
●        Abdul Fatah al-Sisi has taken oath of Presidential office at a time when the country is facing economic and security challenges.

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: APPOINTMENT

Mahesh Kumar Jain, CEO of IDBI Bank, became the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
 
●        Government has appointed Managing Director and CEO of IDBI Bank Mahesh Kumar Jain as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
●        The Finance Ministry has tweeted this decision.
●        Financial Services Department Secretary Rajiv Kumar tweeted that Mahesh Kumar Jain has been appointed as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank for three years.

IIT Delhi's former student Rajiv Mishra in the race to become Softbank CEO


●        Softbank Group Corp has appointed Vision Fund CEO Rajiv Mishra as Executive Director.
●        With this promotion, the founder and CEO of the company, Masayoshi Sun has become his replacement in the claimants who replace him.
●        Mishra was made CEO of Vision Fund of $ 93 billion in 2016.

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

India successfully tested 'Agni-5' missile
 
●        India successfully tested the long distance ballistic missile Agni-5, capable of carrying nuclear weapons and indigenously developed on June 03, 2018.
●        This missile was launched with the help of a mobile launcher from the launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) on the Dr Abdul Kalam Island in the Bay of Bengal.
●        This was the sixth test of Agni-5 and it was completely successful.

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: SCHEMES

Center launches new scheme 'Service Bhoj Scheme'
 
●        Central Culture Ministry has started a new scheme called 'Service Bhoj Scheme' for the financial year 2018-19 and 2019-20 with a total cost of Rs 325 crore.
●        On the basis of the recommendations of the committee, the competent authority in the Ministry will register the charitable religious institutions to return CGST and IGST's Central Government part to the special material mentioned above.

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Important Current Affairs 3rd Jun 2018

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Current Affairs 3rd Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Taj Mahal Manifesto adopted to get rid of plastic pollution near Taj Mahal
●        The Ministry of Culture organized a high level stakeholder workshop on Taj Mahal in Agra today.
●        Under the chairmanship of the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Culture and Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, this meeting was convened to discuss the issues of pollution around the Taj Mahal.
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Rupay Cards, Bhima and SBI App in Singapore
 
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Rupay Card, BHIM and SBI App in Singapore on May 31, 2018.
●        India's digital payment system has been linked to Singapore's 33-year-old Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS).
●        All users of the Rupee will be able to pay in Singapore where all the NETs are acceptable.
 
 
Central Government constitutes 'Kaveri Water Management Authority'
 
●        The Central Government has constituted Cauvery Water Management Authority in accordance with the directions of the Supreme Court for resolution of the June 1, 2018 Cauvery Water Distribution Dispute.
●        This Authority will resolve the dispute over the sharing of river water between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry.
●        The Supreme Court had directed the Central Government to constitute an Authority within six weeks of order on February 16, 2018.
 

President Ramnath Kovind approves the National Sports University Ordinance
 
●        President, Ramnath Kovind, has approved the Union Cabinet Ordinance for making the country's first National Sports University in Manipur on 01.01-2018.
●        National Sports University Ordinance, 2018 has been implemented after the President's approval.
●        The Union Cabinet had approved the creation of the first National Sports University in Imphal on May 23, 2018.


Delay of trains will impact on promotion of officials 
●        Railways have now decided that if there is a delay in the operation of trains, then it will have an impact on promotions of the concerned officers.
●        Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has warned the heads of all Jones of Railways that their appraisal will be affected if delayed by rail services.
●        Ministry has given the officials one month's time to ensure the operation of the trains at the time of the train.
 
  
Railways will deploy retired employees on unmanned crossings

 
●        Railways are preparing to retire their retired employees again.
●        After the death of 13 schoolchildren in the accident on the unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh, the Railways has taken this decision.
●        They will be deployed on such unmanned crossings.
●        A committee has been set up to speed up the process.
 
 
Now the online waiting ticket holders will be able to travel in train
●        If you get waiting for booking online train ticket, you will still be able to travel in the same train as counter-ticketers.
●        Regarding this, the Delhi High Court's order of 2014 has become effective, as the petition against the order has been rejected by the Supreme Court.
●        In 2014, the Delhi High Court had decided that there should be no discrimination between counter ticket and e-ticket holders, for this, the Railways took steps within six months.


Suresh Prabhu calls on Airbus to make aircraft under Make in India
 
●        Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has invited the legendary aircraft manufacturer Airbus to make planes in India under Make in India .
●        Suresh Prabhu visited the Toulouse Airbus plant in France on Friday .
●        He said that if Airbus decides to make aircraft in India then it will be a win-win situation for both.
 
IRCTC offers Sikkim tour for Rs 14,560
 
●        If you are planning to travel to Northeast India in the summer holidays, then IRCTC has offered a good offer for you.
●        Under the offer offered by the IRCTC Green Sikkim-Chardham Tour Package , you will get a chance to visit Gangtok and Namchi for Rs 14,560.
●        This tour will start from October 12, 2018.

Instructions to stop the entry of Rohingyas
 
●        On Saturday, the Home Ministry asked all state governments to take steps against those who entered the state illegally, including Rohingyas from Myanmar.
●        In his letter, the Home Ministry said, "People living in the country illegally can face big challenges for the security of the country."
●        It has been said in the letter that the news of the involvement of these people in anti-national activities has also been received many times.

Current Affairs 3rd Jun 2018: GLOBAL  NEWS


Xiaomi launches MIUI 10 with Artificial Intelligence
 
●        Chinese Internet company Xiaomi on Thursday launched its latest version of the MIUI interface MIUI 10 .
●        In addition, the company also introduced the M8 flagship smartphone running on the MIUI 10.
●        Users will find many features like Full Screen Display Gestures, Swipe to Delight Tasks, along with the MIUI 10.


Saudi ready to declare sexual harassment as crime
●        After decades-long ban on women's driving, the demand for declaring sexual harassment as a criminal activity in the conservative country Saudi Arabia is picking up.
●        About a month later, restrictions on women driving in Saudi Arabia will be lifted.
●        The Shura Council has advised the cabinet in a legal draft passed on Monday that in this case a provision of five years imprisonment and three lakh rupees penalty will be made.

Britain's first Indian restaurant rare menu card sold in 7.5 million
 
●        In the UK, a rare menu card of the first Indian restaurant set up more than 200 years ago was bid for auction of $ 11,344 (about seven and a half million rupees).
●        The dishes that are served in the restaurant are the names of recipes like 'Pineapple Casserole' (Casserole of Pineapple) and 'Chicken Curry', which are its specialty.
●        The Hindustani Dinner and Hookah smoking club was founded by Sheikh Din Muhammad in 1809 on the Portman Square of London.

Current Affairs 3rd Jun 2018: DEFENSE

Indian Navy clears 38 Indians stranded in Yemen
 
●        Indian Navy pulled out 38 Indians stranded on the Socotra island of Yemen on Sunday.
●        10 days ago, due to the cyclone in the area, these people were trapped there, for which India was forced to start the campaign to save.

Current Affairs 3rd Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Indian win lottery of over Rs 18 crores
 

●        An Indian has won 1 crore dirham in the lottery in Abu Dhabi i.e. around 18 crore rupees.
●        This person is a new name in the list of Indians who have already won huge amount in lottery.
●        Dickson Kattithara Abraham lives in Nigeria and bought a famous lottery ticket called Big Ticket in Abu Dhabi.
 

200 Kamov military helicopter purchase deal
●        The government can finalize the deal to buy 200 Kamov KA-226T military helicopter from Russia by October.
●        This purchase will be done through a joint venture of Russian Helicopters and India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
●        Basic preparations attached to this project have been taken because the government wants to stamp the deal in the next 4 months.

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Important Current Affairs 2nd Jun 2018

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Current Affairs 2nd Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS


Coca Cola, Infosys and others will fight in collaboration against plastic pollution in India
 
●        Many companies, including Coca-Cola, Infosys and Hilton, have taken the lead in tackling plastic pollution in India.
●        The government is making conscious efforts on the concept of 'Beat plastic pollution ' among people in the celebration of World Environment Day on 5th June .
 
 

Idea will become Vodafone Idea
●        Idea is close to completion of the merger process in Vodafone . In the same episode, the Idea Cellular Board has called the Extraordinary General Meeting on June 26 in which name of 'Idea Cellular Limited' will be changed to 'Vodafone Idea Limited'.
●        Apart from this, the Board's plan will also be considered in Extraordinary General Meeting, which aims to raise Rs 15,000 crore through non-convertible securities.


Gold import from Russia can be done on bonded basis
 
●        To help the Gem and Jewelry Exporters , the central government is considering a proposal to import gold from Russia . It will be conditioned that the exporters will export it back after the value addition of the entire consignment of gold.
●        Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu gave this information on Thursday.


Central Government launches 'Online Analysis Tool' to oversee foreign contribution under FCRA
 
●        Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched an online analysis tool for overseeing foreign fund flows and its use under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 on 01 June 2018.
●        Web based tool has the ability to find and analyze large data.
●        Its dashboard will be connected to FCRA registered bank accounts and it will provide updated information on real-time through public financial management system.
 
 
President Ramnath Kovind approves the National Sports University Ordinance
 
 
●        President, Ramnath Kovind, has approved the Union Cabinet Ordinance for making the country's first National Sports University in Manipur on 01.01-2018.
●        National Sports University Ordinance, 2018 has been implemented after the President's approval.
●        The Union Cabinet had approved the creation of the first National Sports University in Imphal on May 23, 2018.


Sisi becomes President of Egypt again
 
●        Egyptian President Abdul Fatah al-Sisi took oath on Saturday for the second term of his four year term as President.
●        Sisi had won 97 percent of the valid votes in the presidential election held in March last year.
●        He took oath in front of members of his government in the House.
 
Former Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk took oath as the acting Prime Minister
 
●        Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Nasirul Mulk took oath of office of Pakistan's seventh acting Prime Minister on Friday.
●        Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain administered him oath in Islamabad.
●        The name of the country was announced by Khurshid Shah, the leader of the opposition, in a press conference after meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khakan Abbasi and speaker Aiyaz Sadiq of the National Assembly.

Current Affairs 2nd Jun 2018: SPORTS

Discus Throwing Athlete Vikas Gowda retired
 
●        Top Athlete Vikas of Chakka Throw (Discus throw) Gaura retired on Wednesday after playing at a competitive level for more than 15 years .
●        During this time, he became the first and only Indian male athlete to win a medal in this Commonwealth Games event .
 
Pro Kabaddi League auction includes 422 players
 
●        For the sixth season of the Pro Kabaddi League, a total of 422 players will be bets on the two-day auction that starts on Wednesday.
●        According to the media release, in these 422 players, 87 players have been taken from the future Kabaddi Nayak (FKH) program, while 58 foreign players.
●        The players from 14 countries which have been included in the auction include Iran, Bangladesh, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Malaysia Malaysia and Sri Lanka.


Neeraj at sixth place in Eugene Stage of Diamond League
 
●        The top Indian athlete throwing athlete Neeraj Chopra stayed in sixth position in the third leg of the Diamond League Series with an effort of 80.81 meters.
●        This 20-year-old Indian athlete had broken his national record last year by 87.43 meters in the first leg of the Diamond League in Doha, which was in fourth place.
●        The current Asian and Commonwealth champions Prefontonanan could not perform their best in the classic and they threw three fouls.


Japan won Uber Cup 37 years later
 
●        Japan defeated Thailand 3-0 on Saturday and captured the Uber Cup after 37 years.
●        Japan had earlier won the title in 1981.
●        In the first match of the women's singles, Akane Yamaguchi beat Thailand's top player, Ratanok Intanon 21-15, 21-15.
 
Silver and Bronze medal to India in Archery World Cup
 
●        India's women team, performing brilliantly, got the silver medal in the Archery World Cup.
●        Indian Archery team of Jyothi Surekha, Divya Dayal and Muskan Kirar won the Silver Medal of Women Compound Team Competition in the World Cup in Antalya.
●        This tournament has been won by the women team of Gold Taiwan.

Current Affairs 2nd Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Agreement on enhancing strategic and maritime cooperation with Indonesia
 
●        Indonesia and India on Wednesday agreed to increase strategic and maritime cooperation.
●        Under this, there is a plan to build a naval base of strategic importance for Indonesia in the Indian Ocean .
●        Together, the two countries have converted their strategic partnership into a broad strategic partnership.
●        He has signed a joint document to combine his strategic tactics with the objective of stabilizing the Indo-Pacific region.


European Union, Canada's counter-action against American action to increase import duty
 
●        Against the action of the US Trump Administration to impose higher fees on import of products such as steel and aluminum, several major partner countries, including the European Union and Canada, have started retaliation.
●        The European Union has challenged the American decision in the World Trade Organization (WTO) in the first response. Canada has also gone in the WTO against the US.

Current Affairs 2nd Jun 2018: ECONOMY

NCL's coal production increased by 17 percent and dispatch increased by 15.17 percent.
 

●        Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL), a mini ratna company of the Indian government, has produced 16.41 million tonnes of coal in the first two months of the current financial year, or by the end of May .
●        During the same period, the company's coal dispatch was 16.57 million tonnes.
●        This is 16.82 percent and 15.17 percent higher than the corresponding period of the previous financial year.
 
Panasonic crossed 10000 crores sale
 
●        Panasonic India crossed the sale of Rs 10,000 crore in the financial year ending March.
●        The total sale of this company of Japan in India is Rs 10,200 crore.
●        In 2016-17, the figure was 9,600 crores.

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Current Affairs 1st Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Integrated logistics department will be formed for facilitating exporters: Commerce Secretary
●        Giving assurance of the government's support to the exporters, the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Shri C.R. Chaudhary urged the exporting community to achieve export target of $ 76 billion during 2017-18.
●        While giving the EEPC India National Award to 110 engineering exporters in New Delhi, Shri Choudhary said that it is important that the exporters have done remarkable work during the year 2016-17 when the global economy was undergoing recession.


Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launches online analysis tool for overseeing overseas contributions under FCRA
●        Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh today launched an online analysis tool for monitoring foreign fund flows and its use under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 here today.
●        This web based tool will help the officers of different departments of the government to check the source of foreign contribution and its use in India.
 
 
88 years of 'Deccan Queen' rail service
●        On June 1, 1930, the pioneering 'Deccan Queen' rail service was started between two major cities of Maharashtra, which was the major historical achievement of the Great Indian Peninsula (GIP) Railway.
●        This first deluxe train was introduced to serve two important cities of this area and it was named after the famous Pune city as 'Queen of the Deccan'.
 
 
The foundation stone of the country's first modern Forensic Lab for women related matters was laid in Chandigarh
●        Women and Child Development Minister, Mrs. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi today laid the foundation stone of modern DNA forensic laboratory in the premises of the Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Chandigarh.
●        In the program, the Minister said that forensic examination is an important role in criminal investigations and the Advanced Lab will contribute greatly to tackle the reduction in forensic DNA investigation of pending cases of sexual harassment in the country.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Rupee Cards, Bhima and SBI App in Singapore
 
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Ruppe Card, Bhima and SBI App in Singapore on May 31, 2018.
●        India's digital payment system has been linked to Singapore's 33-year-old Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS).
●        All users of the Rupee will be able to pay in Singapore where all the NETs are acceptable.
 
 
Anand Mahindra launches road map for better Air India 
●        Following the experience of successfully running a company like Satyam Computer, Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra has also introduced roadmap for Air India.
●        He says that by handing Air India to a person like E Sreedharan, he should try to sell after bringing him to good standing.

 
PhonePay's annual gross transaction reached the run rate of $ 20 billion

 
●        Digital Payments Startup Phone is doing nearly 2 billion transactions a month, and with its mobile app, about 30 million bank accounts are connected. This claim is made by the company.
●        PhonePay CEO Sameer Nigam said that their target is to carry up to 150 million transactions every month till December.
●        Flipkart has a proprietary right on Bangalore-based phone.

Current Affairs 1st Jun 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

India signed a mutual consent agreement in Singapore with nursing sector


●        India has signed a mutual consent agreement (MRA) in Singapore with nursing sector.
●        This is the first MRA to be done with FTA affiliates.
●        Singapore agrees to recognize 7 Indian nursing institutes 

Current Affairs 1st Jun 2018: SCHEMES

Government launches new 'Service Bhoj Scheme'
●        Ministry of Culture of Government of India has launched a new scheme called 'Service Bhoj Scheme' at the cost of Rs 325 crore for the financial year 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Income Tax Department Launches New Anonymous Transaction Informer Award Scheme, 2018
●        In order to increase the participation of people in income tax department's efforts to detect black money and reduce tax evasion, the Income Tax Department has released a new award scheme titled 'Benami Transaction Informer Award Scheme 2018'.
●        The purpose of this scheme is to encourage people to give information about the transactions and properties and the income earned on such properties made by hidden investors and beneficial owners.

Income Tax Department released Revised Income-tax informer Scheme, 2018
●        In order to increase the participation of people in income tax department's efforts to detect black money and reduce tax evasion, the Income Tax Department has released a new award scheme called 'Income Tax Information Award Scheme, 2018'.
●        This plan will replace the award scheme released in 2007.

Current Affairs 1st Jun 2018: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Earth Science Ministry launches high-resolution ensemble forecast system for possible weather forecast
●        Ministry of Earth Sciences has launched two state-of-the-art high resolution global assembly specimen system for issuing 10-day operational potential weather forecasts.
●        Indian Advanced Tropical Meteorological Institute Pune, National Mid-Term Weather Forecast Center Noida and India Meteorological Department have been able to achieve this advanced service level by continuous efforts of scientists.

Current Affairs 1st Jun 2018: SPORTS

Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu fails in Dope test
●        Commonwealth Games gold medalist weightlifter Sanjita Chanu has failed in the Dope Test.
●        The National Weightlifting Federation (IWF) gave this information on May 31, 2018.
●        IWLF has temporarily suspended them with immediate effect under the anti-doping rules violation rule.

Current Affairs 1st Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Government's 13 billion dollars worth of capital losses
 
●        The loss of public sector banks in 2017-18 has resulted in the government's investment of about $ 13 billion in these banks was useless and there is no hope of improvement in this situation even in the current financial year.
●        Rating agency Fitch said this.
 
Kalpataru gave 282 crore offer for Thane land of Mondelez 
●        Real estate developer Kalpataru has given the highest bid of 282 crore rupees to buy 8 acres of land in Mondeja India (old name Cadbury India).
●        According to property consultants, a one-million-square-foot project can be built on the land of Thane Pokhran road 1.
 

 
Samsung India sold 50,000 crores of products in 2016-17
●        Samsung India crossed the annual sales of Rs 50,000 crore in fiscal year 2016-17.
●        It has been reported to Samsung recently on information submitted to the Registrar of Companies.
●        Samsung India has strengthened its position as the country's second largest consumer focused MNC after Maruti Suzuki .

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Important Current Affairs 31st May 2018

Important Current Affairs 31st May 2018

Current Affairs 31st May 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Exporting large number of dry coconuts to America and European countries for the first time
●        India was importing coconut oil till March 2017, now India has been exporting coconut oil to Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka from April 2017, with the first time exporting a large number of dry coconuts to America and European countries is
●        As compared to 9,561 hectares in 2010-14, 13,117 hectare area was brought under new plantation in the year 2014-18.


Inter state e-bill will be applicable in Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jammu Kashmir, Mizoram, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal
●        In order of GST Council decision, the e-way bill system for the inter-state transport of goods was implemented on April 1, 2018.
●        E-These bills are being successfully prepared and more than 630 million e-bill have been released till May 30, 2018, including 20 million Intra-State e-Pay bills.
  
1.5 lakh affordable houses for urban poor under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)
●        Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has approved the construction of 1.5 lakh and affordable houses for the benefit of the urban poor under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs. 7227 crores with central assistance of Rs. 2209 crores.
●        56512 houses have been approved in 22 cities and towns with an investment of Rs. 3184 crores with central assistance of Rs. 848 crores for Andhra Pradesh.
 

CBSE will organize Central Teacher Eligibility Test in 92 cities of the country on 16th September, 2018
●        The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will organize the Central Teacher Eligibility Examination (CTET) in 92 cities of the country on September 16, 2018 (Sunday).
●        This is the 11th edition of the seat.
●        Interested applicants to join the examination can apply online from June 22, 2018 (Friday).
 

Amit Khare took over as Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
●        Amit Khare, IAS (Jharkhand: 1985) today took over as the Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
●        Shri Narendra Kumar Sinha, IAS has retired from this post.
●        Prior to his appointment, Mr. Khare was working as Additional Chief Secretary of Jharkhand Government.
●        During his career of more than 33 years, Mr. Khare has worked in many regional positions and he has the experience of doing work from both land and high administrative levels at both the center and the state.
 

Krishna Pal Gujjar announced the implantation of free device for the deaf children of Sikkim
●        Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Krishna Pal Gujjar has promised that the Central Government will provide financial assistance of Rs. 6 lakh for the implantation of the hearing device for economically weaker deaf children of Sikkim.
●        He announced this after today's performance in touching the hearts of Deaf and Divya school children at the inaugural function of 'Social Empowerment Camp' organized at Chintan Bhawan, Gangtok.
●        They snatched the group photos with the children and gave them citation.
 
 
Tourism Minister issued the first directive of the government on adventure tourism
●        Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) Shri K.J. Alfonz issued guidelines of Government of India on adventure tourism in New Delhi today.
●        As part of efforts to make the adventure sports safer, these guidelines, issued with safety and quality standards for adventure tourism in India, were created in collaboration with the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOI).


Andhra Pradesh announces new political symbols
 
●        Four years after the division of Andhra Pradesh, new state symbols of the state were announced by the Environment, Forest, Science and Technology Department of Andhra Pradesh on May 30, 2018.
●        In this, the names of the state's political birds and state animals of Andhra Pradesh have been declared.
●        According to the government announcement, it was necessary to make this change after the split in state symbols, as it could ensure the identity of the state.
 
 
New User Interface Launch of E-Ticket System

●    Ministry of Railways has launched a new user interface for its state-of-the-art e-ticket system.
●    With the launch of new interface of e-ticketing website, the user can now log on and search the trains without logging in and search for information about the availability of seats.


Researchers developed 3D printed cornea for the first time
 
 
●        For the first time, scientists have made the 3D printed human eye cornea.
●        This can help in reducing the shortage of eye donors and returning light to millions of visually impaired people.
●        This search has been published in the journal Experimental Eye Research.

Current Affairs 31st May 2018: ECONOMY


Agreement for additional financial assistance of $ 500 million in the Government of India and the World Bank
●        Under the Prime Minister Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) between the Government of India and the World Bank today, an agreement for $ 500 million loan was made to provide additional financial assistance to the rural road project.
●        Under this project implemented by the Ministry of Rural Development, 7,000 km roads have to be constructed, out of which 3,500 km will be constructed using green technology.
 
 
SAIL earned a net profit of Rs 816 crore in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017-18
●        Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017-18 as well as for the entire financial year 2017-18.
●        After making a comeback in the third quarter of the financial year 2017-18, the company has made a net profit of Rs 816 crore in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2017-18.

Current Affairs 31st May 2018: DEFENSE

Defense Minister inaugurates Indian Air Force Commander Conference
●        Defense Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the first half yearly Commander Conference of the IAF today at the Vai Bhawan.
●        The Air Force chief told the Defense Minister about the current situation of Air Force and the 'Gagan Shakti' exercised in April this year.
 

Current Affairs 31st May 2018: AWARDS

Kailash Satyarthi and Kiran Kumar awarded 'Santokba Humanitarian Award'
 
●        President Ramnath Kovind on 30 May 2018, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi and former ISRO president AS Kiran Kumar were awarded the 'Santokba Humanitarian Award'.
●        Under this, both were given a trophy and trophy of one crore rupees.
●        This event was organized in Sanjeev Kumar Auditorium of Surat.

Current Affairs 31st May 2018: DAYS AND DATES

World Tobacco Prohibition Day was celebrated around the world
●        World Tobacco Prohibition Day was celebrated all over the world on May 31, 2018.
●        World Health Organization member countries announced the anniversary of World Tobacco Day in 1987.

Current Affairs 31st May 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

US Pacific Command renamed to US Indo-Pacific Command
 
●        US Defense Minister Jim Matisse announced on May 30, 2018 that he has changed the name of the US Pacific Command to the US Indo-Pacific Command.
●        This step also reflects India's growing importance in American strategic thinking.
●        The American Pacific Command or PACOM formed after World War II will now be known as the Indo-Pacific Command.

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