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Important Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS


Sushma Swaraj meets Belgium Deputy Prime Minister, EU counterpart
 
●        External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and External Affairs Minister Didier Randers and discussed regional and multilateral issues with a comprehensive review of bilateral relations.
●        Swaraj reached Belgium from Luxembourg on Wednesday in the final phase of its four-nation tour.
●        Earlier he had gone to France and Italy.


EC team is working on a mobile application 'E-Netra'
 
●        EC team is working on a mobile application.
●        The name of this project is 'E-Netra '.
●        If a leader violates the Code of Conduct in his area, then through this app any person can complain about that leader.
●        Along with this, he has to upload his photograph or video as proof.
 
 
Punjab bus tickets to be booked online
 
●        The Punjab government is going to make a new initiative soon. Under this, the tickets of Pepsu Road Transport Corporation buses will be cut by online machines.
●        That is, if the bus conductor will take any ride ticket then immediately the Depot and the Head Office will get its online information.
●        From the Patiala Depot buses in the first stop, this initiative will be started as pilot project by July 15, after which it will be implemented in other depot buses.
 
 
Plastic ban in Maharashtra
 
●        After the ban imposed by the Maharashtra government on plastics, polythene bags and thermocol, the loss of Rs 15,000 crore and the loss of nearly three lakh people's employment is being expressed.
●        The Maharashtra government has notified the ban on plastic and thermocol.
●        Along with this, Maharashtra has become the 18th state with complete ban on plastic and thermocol.
●        People have been given a month's time to destroy stock.
 
 
PWD approves the 7 new foot over bridge
 
●        The Public Works Department of Delhi Government has approved the construction of seven foot over bridge for pedestrians to cross the road in different parts of the national capital .
●        PWD will make this footover bridge in RTR Marg, Nelson Mandela Marg, Sarai Kale Kha Bus Station, Inner Ring Road, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Tamil Sangam Marg, Harmitma Colony and Maya Puri.
 
 
Head of 11 banks to be presented before Parliamentary committee
 
●        Senior officials of the 11 public sector banks will appear before the Standing Committee of Parliament on Tuesday.
●        Public sector banks will be summoned by the officials of banks to answer the rising cases of banks, trapped loans, bad loans and fraudulent matters.
●        According to sources in the Finance Ministry, the banks which have to furnish the details of the rendering before the parliamentary committee on June 26 and the members of the committee to answer the questions, Allahabad Bank, Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Dena Bank, IDBI Bank, Corporation Bank, UCO Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Bank of Maharashtra and United Bank.
 

Government in preparation for making Khadi a special Indian brand
 
●        The government is planning to establish Khadi as a major 'Indian brand' in the international market.
●        Khadi and Village Industries Commission will be able to promote this brand and it will be claimed only on Khadi brand.
●        Khadi Village Industries Commission will present Khadi to the Indian Missions and exhibitions worldwide and propagate it.
 
Government Public Sector Seven Major Companies Prepared Investment Plans of Rs 54,882.71 Crore
 
●        Keeping in mind the government's goal of providing electricity to every household and giving electricity 24 hours a day, seven public sector companies like NTPC, Power Grid have prepared investment schemes worth Rs 54,882.71 crore in the current financial year 2018-19.
●        The actual investment of these companies in 2017-18 is about 7.28 percent less than Rs. 59,196.62 crore.


Inauguration of Bahadurgarh-Mundka Metro Line
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Bahadurgarh-Mundka metro line through video conferencing.
●        This is the third place in Haryana to join Delhi Metro after Gurugram and Faridabad.
●        The Central Government has drawn up a policy related to Metro to bring uniformity and standardization in metro rail network across the country.
●        He said that its goal is to create a convenient, comfortable and affordable urban transport system in our cities.
 
 
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment will celebrate 'International Day' against 'drug and illegal trafficking' on June 26, 2018
●        President Ramnath Kovind on 26th June, 2018 organized by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on the occasion of 'International Day' against drug and illegal smuggling, 'Extraordinary in the field of alcohol and drug prevention' National award for services’.
●        The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment organizes International Day against drug and illegal trafficking every year on 26th June.
●        Government of India has instituted national awards from 2013 for extraordinary services in the area of prevention of narcotics and illegal trafficking.


Over 350 grams of powders will not be transported
 
●        Passengers traveling to the US from June 30 will not be able to carry more than 350 grams of powder in their handbags.
●        An attempt was made to make an explosive from powder-like substances in an aircraft coming from Australia in the Gulf last year.
●        After this, the US Transportation Security Administration has implemented this rule.
●        A large number of passengers travel from Delhi to Mumbai directly from Delhi or Mumbai.

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: SPORTS

England's biggest win in World Cup
●        England defeated Panama 6-1 in the Group G match of the World Cup on Sunday.
●        With this victory, England have reached the pre-quarterfinals.
●        England won their biggest win in the World Cup.
●        For the first time England scored 5 goals in a World Cup match.

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Saudi Arabia women now have the freedom to drive
 
●        On Sunday, Saudi Arabia will allow women in the country to sit in the driving seat.
●        In September last year, after the implementation of the reforms by his son Mohammed bin Salman, King Salman ordered the removal of the ban on women driving.
●        Through these reforms, Saudi wants to change its economy.
●        40 women from Saudi rallies in Riyadh together.
 
Pakistan's Independent candidate Mohammad Hussein Shaikh Has assets of 400 billion rupees
 
●        An independent candidate of Muzaffargarh has declared assets worth 403 billion rupees for the general elections to be held on July 25 in Pakistan.
●        According to Mohammad Hussein Shaikh, the owner of 40 percent of the land of Muzaffargarh is the same.
●        He owns a total of 403 billion rupees of land.
●        According to Sheikh's nomination papers, the value of the disputed land is around 300 to 400 billion rupees.

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Job market rises 21%, Kolkata tops in hiring
 
●        Job market has increased 21 percent in April this year compared to April 2017.
●        According to the online job portal, if talking about the cities giving most jobs, Kolkata is at the top and Hyderabad, Chennai is at the bottom.
●        The hiring rate in eastern India's major city of Kolkata in April this year was 38 percent and it is the highest in the country.
●        This speed is 15 and 14 per cent in the national capital of Delhi and the financial capital Mumbai, respectively.

 
Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP 


Agreements signed jointly between India and Vietnam for postage stamps
 
●        The Cabinet was informed about the issue of postage stamps jointly by the Postal Departments of India and Vietnam.
●        To issue a stamp jointly on 'ancient architecture' topic, there was mutual agreement between the postal department of the Ministry of Communications and the Viet Nara Post.
●        Joint postage stamps were issued on 25.01.2018.

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Important Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS


Sushma Swaraj meets Belgium Deputy Prime Minister, EU counterpart
 
●        External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and External Affairs Minister Didier Randers and discussed regional and multilateral issues with a comprehensive review of bilateral relations.
●        Swaraj reached Belgium from Luxembourg on Wednesday in the final phase of its four-nation tour.
●        Earlier he had gone to France and Italy.


EC team is working on a mobile application 'E-Netra'
 
●        EC team is working on a mobile application.
●        The name of this project is 'E-Netra '.
●        If a leader violates the Code of Conduct in his area, then through this app any person can complain about that leader.
●        Along with this, he has to upload his photograph or video as proof.
 
 
Punjab bus tickets to be booked online
 
●        The Punjab government is going to make a new initiative soon. Under this, the tickets of Pepsu Road Transport Corporation buses will be cut by online machines.
●        That is, if the bus conductor will take any ride ticket then immediately the Depot and the Head Office will get its online information.
●        From the Patiala Depot buses in the first stop, this initiative will be started as pilot project by July 15, after which it will be implemented in other depot buses.
 
 
Plastic ban in Maharashtra
 
●        After the ban imposed by the Maharashtra government on plastics, polythene bags and thermocol, the loss of Rs 15,000 crore and the loss of nearly three lakh people's employment is being expressed.
●        The Maharashtra government has notified the ban on plastic and thermocol.
●        Along with this, Maharashtra has become the 18th state with complete ban on plastic and thermocol.
●        People have been given a month's time to destroy stock.
 
 
PWD approves the 7 new foot over bridge
 
●        The Public Works Department of Delhi Government has approved the construction of seven foot over bridge for pedestrians to cross the road in different parts of the national capital .
●        PWD will make this footover bridge in RTR Marg, Nelson Mandela Marg, Sarai Kale Kha Bus Station, Inner Ring Road, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Tamil Sangam Marg, Harmitma Colony and Maya Puri.
 
 
Head of 11 banks to be presented before Parliamentary committee
 
●        Senior officials of the 11 public sector banks will appear before the Standing Committee of Parliament on Tuesday.
●        Public sector banks will be summoned by the officials of banks to answer the rising cases of banks, trapped loans, bad loans and fraudulent matters.
●        According to sources in the Finance Ministry, the banks which have to furnish the details of the rendering before the parliamentary committee on June 26 and the members of the committee to answer the questions, Allahabad Bank, Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Dena Bank, IDBI Bank, Corporation Bank, UCO Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Bank of Maharashtra and United Bank.
 

Government in preparation for making Khadi a special Indian brand
 
●        The government is planning to establish Khadi as a major 'Indian brand' in the international market.
●        Khadi and Village Industries Commission will be able to promote this brand and it will be claimed only on Khadi brand.
●        Khadi Village Industries Commission will present Khadi to the Indian Missions and exhibitions worldwide and propagate it.
 
Government Public Sector Seven Major Companies Prepared Investment Plans of Rs 54,882.71 Crore
 
●        Keeping in mind the government's goal of providing electricity to every household and giving electricity 24 hours a day, seven public sector companies like NTPC, Power Grid have prepared investment schemes worth Rs 54,882.71 crore in the current financial year 2018-19.
●        The actual investment of these companies in 2017-18 is about 7.28 percent less than Rs. 59,196.62 crore.


Inauguration of Bahadurgarh-Mundka Metro Line
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Bahadurgarh-Mundka metro line through video conferencing.
●        This is the third place in Haryana to join Delhi Metro after Gurugram and Faridabad.
●        The Central Government has drawn up a policy related to Metro to bring uniformity and standardization in metro rail network across the country.
●        He said that its goal is to create a convenient, comfortable and affordable urban transport system in our cities.
 
 
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment will celebrate 'International Day' against 'drug and illegal trafficking' on June 26, 2018
●        President Ramnath Kovind on 26th June, 2018 organized by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on the occasion of 'International Day' against drug and illegal smuggling, 'Extraordinary in the field of alcohol and drug prevention' National award for services’.
●        The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment organizes International Day against drug and illegal trafficking every year on 26th June.
●        Government of India has instituted national awards from 2013 for extraordinary services in the area of prevention of narcotics and illegal trafficking.


Over 350 grams of powders will not be transported
 
●        Passengers traveling to the US from June 30 will not be able to carry more than 350 grams of powder in their handbags.
●        An attempt was made to make an explosive from powder-like substances in an aircraft coming from Australia in the Gulf last year.
●        After this, the US Transportation Security Administration has implemented this rule.
●        A large number of passengers travel from Delhi to Mumbai directly from Delhi or Mumbai.

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: SPORTS

England's biggest win in World Cup
●        England defeated Panama 6-1 in the Group G match of the World Cup on Sunday.
●        With this victory, England have reached the pre-quarterfinals.
●        England won their biggest win in the World Cup.
●        For the first time England scored 5 goals in a World Cup match.

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Saudi Arabia women now have the freedom to drive
 
●        On Sunday, Saudi Arabia will allow women in the country to sit in the driving seat.
●        In September last year, after the implementation of the reforms by his son Mohammed bin Salman, King Salman ordered the removal of the ban on women driving.
●        Through these reforms, Saudi wants to change its economy.
●        40 women from Saudi rallies in Riyadh together.
 
Pakistan's Independent candidate Mohammad Hussein Shaikh Has assets of 400 billion rupees
 
●        An independent candidate of Muzaffargarh has declared assets worth 403 billion rupees for the general elections to be held on July 25 in Pakistan.
●        According to Mohammad Hussein Shaikh, the owner of 40 percent of the land of Muzaffargarh is the same.
●        He owns a total of 403 billion rupees of land.
●        According to Sheikh's nomination papers, the value of the disputed land is around 300 to 400 billion rupees.

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Job market rises 21%, Kolkata tops in hiring
 
●        Job market has increased 21 percent in April this year compared to April 2017.
●        According to the online job portal, if talking about the cities giving most jobs, Kolkata is at the top and Hyderabad, Chennai is at the bottom.
●        The hiring rate in eastern India's major city of Kolkata in April this year was 38 percent and it is the highest in the country.
●        This speed is 15 and 14 per cent in the national capital of Delhi and the financial capital Mumbai, respectively.

 
Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP 


Agreements signed jointly between India and Vietnam for postage stamps
 
●        The Cabinet was informed about the issue of postage stamps jointly by the Postal Departments of India and Vietnam.
●        To issue a stamp jointly on 'ancient architecture' topic, there was mutual agreement between the postal department of the Ministry of Communications and the Viet Nara Post.
●        Joint postage stamps were issued on 25.01.2018.

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Important Current Affairs 23rd Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 23rd Jun  2018

Current Affairs 23rd Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS


Mohanpura irrigation project dedicated to nation
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today dedicated the Mohanpura irrigation project to the nation.
●        This project will facilitate irrigation of agricultural land in Rajgarh district.
●        This project will also provide drinking water to the villages of the region.
●        The Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of various drinking water schemes.
 

Chhattisgarh Government Approves Sentinel Of Education Workers
 
●        The Chhattisgarh government has approved the constitution of the education workers of Panchayat and local body cadres, who completed eight years of service on June 18, 2018.
●        This decision is expected to benefit about 1.55 lakh education workers in Panchayats and urban bodies.
●        In the first phase, on July 1, 2018, completing eight years of service will result in the consolation of 1 lakh 3 thousand education workers.
●        Another order will come out in July 2019, from which 10,000 teachers will be appointed as teachers.
 

Expansion of BPO promotion plan for rural youth
 
●        The Central Government has recently taken steps for the expansion of BPO promotion scheme and for the purpose of creating more employment opportunities for rural youth.
●        The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is planning to increase the existing 48,000 seats to 1 lakh seats with the aim of expanding the Indian BPO promotion scheme.
●        With this, it will also establish 5th and the largest national data center (NDC) of India, with the capacity of 5 lakh virtual servers in Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal.
 
 

Chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian quits
 
●        Renowned economist Arvind Subramanian has resigned from the post of Chief Economic Advisor of the Government of India on June 20, 2018. However, his resignation is being said as a personal reason.
●        Arvind Subramanian held the post on October 16, 2014.
●        Arvind Subramanian was then posted for this post for three years.
●        After completion of the term, he had got service extension for a few more days.


RBI revised the housing loan limit under priority sector loan
 
●        The Reserve Bank of India has revised the housing loan limit under priority sector loan on June 19, 2018.
●        During the monetary policy review, the Reserve Bank of India had announced to increase the maximum limit of home loan under priority sector.
●        The RBI has decided to include loans up to Rs 35 lakh in the priority category of the priority sector for the houses priced below 45 lakh rupees.
 

Gujarat government announces Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy
 
●        The Gujarat Government announced the Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018 on June 21, 2018.
●        Gujarat has taken a concrete step towards pollution free clean electricity generation.
●        The state government has implemented this policy for five years in force.
●        In case of similar wind power project, solar power unit may be established.
 
42 Lakh deaths by air pollution in 2016
 
●        In a recent report released by the United Nations, it has been claimed that due to high levels of air pollution in 2016, 42 lakh people have died in the world.
●        This air pollution took place from different sources and people died due to different types of complications.
●        Report of sustainable development goals of the year 2018 was launched at UN headquarters in New York.
●        This report was told about the problems of the year 2016.
 
 
Redevelopment of seven government colonies in Delhi
 
●        According to the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, redevelopment of seven government colonies in Delhi will increase about three times the green area coverage.
●        With seven colonies- Nauroji Nagar, Netaji Nagar, Sarojini Nagar, Mohammadpur, Srinivaspuri, Kasturba Nagar and the Redevelopment of Tigaraj Nagar, the green area coverage will increase three times more green area coverage than the existing green area.
●        The trees will be planted in the supplementary form according to tree plantation 1:10, which will increase tree coverage area.
 

CMS announces the establishment of 24 laboratories in Mumbai and Visakhapatnam
 
●        Skill Development, Startup, My Time and Shipbuilding Excellence Center for the Maritime and Shipbuilding Area have announced to set up 24 laboratories.
●        These six laboratories will be set up in Mumbai and 18 laboratories in Visakhapatnam.
●        CEMS also shared a list of courses to be started.
●        This announcement was made by the CEMS in Mumbai on the first seminar organized on competency, employment generation and skill development.
 

FSSAI introduced the proposal for amendment in the rules against adulteration
 
●        The food security regulatory body, the Indian Food Safety and Standards Authority, has proposed to make changes in the Food Security Act.
●        According to the new rules and recommendations, if a person mixes foods, then he may be punished till age imprisonment.
●        According to the new proposal, life imprisonment has also been recommended in the possibility of adulteration and harm from adulteration.
●        In the proposal, those who have made adulteration have been recommended to be punished with imprisonment ranging from 7 years to life imprisonment and up to Rs 10 lakh.
 

Government will soon pass 3 important legislation to benefit the employees
●    Government is preparing to pass 3 important legislation soon to benefit the employees.
●    The most important bill is 'Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions (business security, health and working conditions) code.'
●    It has been made in this draft code that a company, factory or institution with at least 10 employees will have to give an Appointment Letter to each of its employees.
●    They can not work without appointment letter employees.
●    In addition, this draft code has been provided to provide full security to the employees at the workplace.


Justice Chelameswar Retired
 
●        Justice J. who questioned the media on the administrative procedure of Chief Justice Deepak Mishra. Chelmswar retired.
●        Due to his holidays in the Supreme Court, he last heard the case on May 18.
●        Four senior most judges, including Justice Chelameswar , had questioned the administrative system of the Supreme Court in front of the media in January this year.


Railways to monitor rail tracks by drone
 
●        Indian Railways has now made big preparations to stop rail accidents. Most of the accidents are due to breakdown of tracks or any obstacle in the track.
●        In this way, the Railways have decided to deploy the drones for monitoring the tracks so that any disturbances can be detected immediately.
●        Under the efforts of the telecom industry and the Railways, IIT Roorkee has created such drones, with whose help the tracks can be monitored.
●        Currently, they are being tested in Roorkee, Uttarakhand.

Current Affairs 23rd Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS


Donald Trump signs change in controversial immigration policy
●        US President Donald Trump has signed an order for the illegal migrants not to be separated from their children.
●        He made changes in the migratory policy and promised that now the migrant family will stay together.
●        Some time ago, according to an order issued by Donald Trump, illegally migrating to America, their children were snatched and separated, which had been criticized worldwide.


Netflix Chief Communications Officer quits
 
●        Netflix has removed his Chief Communication Officer Jonathan Friedland from the post.
●        He had to resign because of the use of insensitive words twice before the employees.
●        Friedland used the term apartheid in the meeting with the staff.
 

 Indian tourists to stay free in Dubai for two days
 
●        United Arab Emirates has given special concession to Indian tourists
●        Keeping in mind the Indian tourists coming to Dubai, two-day free transit visas were announced.
●        Getting a free two-day transit visa means that if you are going somewhere in between Dubai and Abu Dhabi, you will not have to spend a single penny for 48 hours to stay here.
●        If any Indian wants to increase this time of two days due to some reason, then it will also have the facility.
●        By giving only 50 dirhams (about 1000 rupees), this time limit can increase for four days or 96 hours.

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Important Current Affairs 22nd Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 22nd Jun 2018

Current Affairs 22nd Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of the commerce building
 
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the new office building of the central government's commercial office in New Delhi today.
●        Emphasizing the need to increase the export on this occasion, the Prime Minister said that the states should be made active partners in this effort.
 
Government will get revenue of Rs 466 crore from IPO
●        66.75 times more applications for IPO of Government Enterprise Rights
●        Under the rights IPO, the government is selling 12.6 percent or 2.52 crore equity shares.
●        It includes 12 million shares to be given to employees.
 

Prime Minister will inaugurate AIIB's third annual meeting
●        The financial department of the Ministry of Finance and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will jointly organize the third annual meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Hotel Trident / Oberoi and NCPA Mumbai on 25-26 June 2018.
●        The Asian Infrastructure Forum will also be inaugurated this year.
 
Home Minister participated in an ceremony organized for oil refinery in Mongolia
●        During the function organized for oil refinery located in Altens Cherry Soum of Mongolia, Central Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today that this event will prove to be milestone for bilateral relations between India and Mongolia.
●        Recalling the visit of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to the historic Mongolia in 2015, the Home Minister said that during the visit, the Prime Minister had announced the grant of a one billion dollar credit line to Mongolia.
 
Maritime and Ship Building Excellence Center established laboratories in Mumbai and Vizag
●        Skill Development, Startup, My Time and Shipbuilding Excellence Center for the Maritime and Shipbuilding Area have announced to set up 24 laboratories.
●        6 laboratories in Mumbai and 18 laboratories will be installed in Vizag.
●        CEMS also shared a list of courses to be started.
 
Workshop on the end of pipe cleansing of dirty water falling in Yamuna and Ghaggar river in New Delhi
●        A workshop was organized by the Public Health Engineering Department of Haryana on the end of the filthy pipe refinery falling in the Yamuna and Ghaggar rivers today.
●        There was a detailed discussion on pollution in Yamuna river.
●        New technology was also discussed in the workshop for sewage treatment.
 
 
Nitin Gadkari inaugurated Swami Vivekananda culture center in Dushanbe
●        Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation, Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said in Dushanbe that India is trying to turn Chabahar port into Iran by 2019.
●        Gadkari was addressing the people of Indian community at the inauguration of the Swami Vivekananda Culture Center in the Indian Embassy located at Dushanbe.
 
 

Women and Child Development Ministry gets 'Best Performing Social Sector Ministry' Skoch Award for her achievements and initiatives
●        While fulfilling the promises made by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and praising it for significant achievements and initiatives during the last four years, Skoch has been awarded the 'Best Performing Social Sector Ministry' award by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
●        Women and Child Development Minister, Mrs. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi received this award from the Ministry in a program organized in New Delhi today.
 
 
In Delhi, waste water will be made consumable by the year 2021

●        Considering the water crisis in the state and the dependence of other states on the basis of the Delhi government, the waste water management plan has been approved.
●        Under this, the water board has started preparing to use the treated water.
●        In order to overcome the shortage of water under chairmanship of Delhi Jal Board Chairman and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, 21 June 2018 was approved to start work on the scheme.
●        Under this scheme, the water purified will be released in Yamuna, which will also give clean water to Yamuna and adequate water will be available to Chandrawal and Wazirabad plants.
 

World's First Humanist Forensic Center established In Gujarat
 
●        The world's first International Humanist Forensic Center started in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on June 20, 2018.
●        This is a joint venture of the regional delegation of the International Committee of Red Cross in India, Bhutan, Nepal and Maldives and Gujarat Forensic Science University.
●        It is a center of excellence that will use forensics for humanitarian services.
●        Its purpose is to serve the nation and the world when necessary.
●        After the launch of this, an international seminar was organized on the humanist forensics.
 
India imposed import duty on 29 US products
 
●        While answering the American business action, India has increased import duty on 29 items, including almonds, walnuts, apples, black gram and lentils.
●        This will make these items imported from the US more expensive in the country.
●        Ministry of Finance says that the increased import duty will be effective from August 4.
●        Import duty on black gram and chickpea gram was increased from 30 percent to 70 percent.
●        Lentils have been increased from 30 percent to 40 percent.
●        The import duty on almond kernel has been increased from Rs 100 to Rs 120 per kg.
●        The import duty on Sabood almonds has been increased from Rs 35 to Rs 42 per kg.
 
 
Atul Gawande became head of Berkshire, Amazon, & the shared company of JP Morgan
●        Berkshire Hathaway, Amjason and JP Morgan handed their joint venture to Atul Gawande .
●        The three giants of the world who chose on Wednesday, are such a medical person who has been criticizing the activities of the medical industry.
●        The new venture of the three companies will operate from the American city of Boston.

Current Affairs 22nd Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

The President paid homage to national heroes in Cuba
●        President Shri Ramnath Kovind arrived in Cuba in Santiago tomorrow.
●        This is the final stage of the trip to three countries - Greece, Suriname and Cuba.
●        In Santiago de Cuba, the President paid homage to the Santa Efigenia graveyard and paid homage to Cuban national heroes-Jose Marti, Fidel Castro, Carlos Manuel-de-Cespedes and Marianna Grazellas.
 

 Moody's downplayed credibility of Pakistan by reducing it from stable
 
●        Global rating agency Moody's Investor International has reduced the credibility of Pakistan to a stable and negative.
●        Ratings agency has lowered the rating of foreign countries with the view of pressure on the country's weakness and reserve foreign exchange reserves .
●        Moody's said in a statement issued on Wednesday that the inflow of money from abroad has reduced in Pakistan and the foreign exchange reserves have come down.
●        Pakistan's credibility scenario has been reduced at such times, while the general elections are scheduled to be held on July 25.
 
 
Intel CEO resigns 
●        Brian Crankey , chief executive officer of Intel Corp, the largest chip maker , resigned on Thursday.
●        Earlier, it was found in the investigation that he had a mutual consent relationship with an employee who is against the company's policy.
●        Brian has become one of the people of business and politics in the world who had to step down from the post in keeping an inappropriate relationship.
 
 
Russia's Sistema sells entire stake in Reliance Communications
 
●        Russia 's Sistema JSFC has sold its entire 10-percent stake in Reliance Communications in several phases in the last few months.
●        Systema has left the intention of buying the remaining telecom assets such as RCom's subsidiary cables, enterprise business and data center.
●        The reason for this is his differences with Anil Ambani 's RCom.

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Important Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 21st Jun  2018

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Vice President received 'Vedic Science Alok Book'
●        Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu received the book "Ved Vishnu Alok" written by Acharya Agni Vrit Nathish.
●        This book is in 4 sections.
●        The book Vedic science is classical verses in the verse of Alok Vedas.
 
CCI has given conditional clearance to acquire Monsanto by Bayer AG
●        In connection with its proposed acquisition of Monsanto Company on 7th August, 2017, the Indian Competitiveness Commission received a notice from Bayer Ektinelshailshift.
●        Acquired Bayer is a German Stock Corporation, and is also a life science company, which has proficiency in healthcare and agriculture sectors.
 

Shillong (Meghalaya) was selected as 100th Smart City
●        Shillong, capital of Meghalaya, has been selected as 100th Smart City.
●        This city has been selected only after estimating the proposal submitted by Shillong.
●        So far 99 smart cities were selected in four rounds of related competition and today's announcement has completed the process of selecting 100 smart cities under smart city mission.
 
 
RK Singh inaugurated solar plant at Gurudwara Rakabganj Sahib
●        Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh said that India is long in the field of renewable energy and we will surpass the target of renewable energy of 175 gigawes by 2022.
●        RK Singh was inaugurating the solar plant of 1500 KWP capacity developed by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib, New Delhi today.
 
 
A planet like a sub-saturn found near the Sun
●        A team of scientists and engineers under the leadership of Professor Abhijit Chakraborty of Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, has discovered a sub-saturn planet or super Neptune-shaped planet near a star like Sun.
●        This planet has been named EPIC 211945201 B or K2-236B.
●    The Research work has appeared online in Astronomical Journal of the American Astronomical Society and published by IOP publishing.

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Gujarat government announces Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy
 
●        The Gujarat Government announced the Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018 on June 21, 2018 so that solar power projects can be installed at one place along with wind.
●        Gujarat has taken a concrete step towards pollution free clean electricity generation.
●    In order to produce solar and wind power together from the same site in the state and to provide encouragement support for this, the state government has implemented this policy for five years.
●    Under this, the wind power project can also be set up in the land of the existing solar power project using a transmission line.
●    In case of similar wind power project, solar power unit may be established.


PM will lay the foundation stone of commerce building
 

●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for a new office complex 'Chamber of Commerce' for the Department of Commerce of the Government of India on June 22, 2018.
●        According to Central Vizeta standards, the area of this building is 19233.745 square meters.
●        About 1,000 officers and employees will be accommodated in this.

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

America left UN Human Rights Council
 
●        The United States announced the exit of the United Nations Human Rights Council on June 19, 2018.
●        The United States has been demanding reforms in the Human Rights Council for a long time and has warned of being out on demand.
●        The United States has alleged that the 47-member council is anti-Israel.


India-Tajikistan agreed on cooperation for sustainable water development
●        India and Tajikistan have expressed their commitment to promoting bilateral relations.
●        The two countries have mutually agreed to promote economic cooperation in the field of sustainable water development.
●    Prime Minister Modi is committed to mutual cooperation between the two countries.

 
U.S. President Donald Trump issued instructions to set up Space Force

 
●        U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to prepare a space force on June 19, 2018.
●        The purpose of America is to create a space force in order to establish its power in space.
●        America says that it will be the first country to build a space force.
●        Russia also has a similar force, which it later merged with Air Force.
●        Space Force will be the sixth branch of the US Army and will ensure American dominance in space.


America left UN Human Rights Council
 
●        The United States announced the exit of the United Nations Human Rights Council on June 19, 2018.
●        The United States has been demanding reforms in the Human Rights Council for a long time and has warned of being out on demand.
●        The United States has alleged that the 47-member council is anti-Israel.

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: AWARDS

Anukriti Vas won the Miss India 2018 title
 
●        Anukriti Vas of Tamil Nadu won the title of 'Femina Miss India 2018' on June 19, 2018.
●        Anukriti Vaas won the title by defeating 29 contestants.
●        Anukriti Vaas Previously Miss Tamilnadu won the title of 2018.

India Smart City Award 2018: Surat selected for 'City Award'
 
●        Surat Smart City was selected for 'City Award' for displaying fast pace in the implementation of projects under 'India Smart City Award' 2018.
●        Three categories namely Project Awards, Innovative Thinking Award and City Award, 9 Awards have been announced under the India Smart City Award.

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: SCHEMES

Haryana Government launches 7 Star Gram Panchayat Rainbow Scheme
 
●        The 7 star Gram Panchayat Rainbow scheme was launched under the unique initiative of Haryana Government.
●        Under this, it has been decided to give Star ranking on the basis of seven social norms to the State Panchayats.
●        Under the scheme, about 1,120 villages of the state achieved the star rank. In Haryana, 1120 villages will now be called 'Star Village'.

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

World music day
 
●        World Music Day is celebrated every year on June 21 .
●        Music is one day in the world due to various musical features.
●        It started in France in 1982 .
●     The purpose of celebrating this is to bring Expert and new artists on a stage apart from preparing the music of propaganda differently.
●        According to musician Purushottam Sharma, every raga has a preventive ability.

International Yoga Day-2018 Celebrated All over the world
●        International Yoga Day was celebrated worldwide on June 21, 2018.
●        The theme of this International Yoga Day 2018- is Yoga for Peace.
●    On the occasion of Fourth International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made yoga in a forest research institute set up in Dehradun.
●    About 55 thousand people joined the PM.

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

Only two countries have 92% nuclear weapons in the world.
 
●        A report related to nuclear weapons has been issued by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
●        Only two countries have 92 percent nuclear weapons in the world.
●        According to this report of Sapri, there are about 14,650 atomic weapons in the world right now.
●    Russia has 6850 and the United States has around 6450 nuclear weapons, which is the highest in the world.
●    According to the report, Pakistan has 140 to 150 nuclear weapons, while India has 130-140 nuclear weapons.
●    According to Sapri, China has more than 280 nuclear weapons from both India and Pakistan.
●    According to the report Israel has around 80, France has 300 and Britain has about 215 nuclear weapons.

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Important Current Affairs 20th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 20th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 20th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

RBI relaxes rules of foreign investment in Bond
●        On June 15, 2018, the Reserve Bank of India has made investment norms easy for individual portfolio investors, especially in individual large corporations.
●        This move of the central bank will help attract foreign investment in bonds.
●        Short-term investment is defined as investment for one year with residual maturity.


Nitin Gadkari will participate in the conference on "2018-2028 Water for Sustainable Development: International Decade for Action" in Tajikistan
●        Central Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation and Shipping Minister in Tajikistan on 20-21 June, 2018, "International Decade for Action: Water 2018-28 for Sustainable Development" for two days to attend the conference Are leaving today on a government tour
●        This conference is being held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
 
 
BJP-PDP government falls in Jammu and Kashmir
 
●        In Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP has withdrawn its support from Mehbooba Mufti Government.
●        With this, the PDP-BJP alliance that has been running in the state for three years has ended.
●        Soon after the announcement of separation from the BJP government, Mahbuba handed over his resignation to Governor NN Vohra.
●        She was the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu Kashmir.
 

President addresses foreign policy think-tank in Athens
 
●        President Shri Ramnath Kovind today addressed diplomats, policy makers and academicians on 'India and Europe in the changing world' in Athens (June 19, 2018).
●        This event was organized by the Organization for the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy, which is a well-known think-tank for Greece and Europe.
 
 
3 Memorandum of Understanding signed under 'heritage adoption' scheme
 
●        The government's 'adoption of heritage' scheme is being implemented by Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India.
●        Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Shri Raghavendra Singh today said that three MoUs have already been signed under the Charter adoption scheme and six are in advanced stage and 31 other ideal monuments have been included for coverage under the scheme. .
 
 
Workshop on Cyber Security Framework - 2018
●        DDP, Ministry of Defense organized a workshop on the Cyber Security Framework for the Department of Defense.
●        The workshop was inaugurated by the Union Defense Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman.
 
 Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launches a book on legal procedures for police in relation to crimes committed with children
●        Women and Child Development Minister, Mrs. Maneka, Sanjay Gandhi launched a booklet on legal procedures for the police in relation to the crimes committed with the children at a function here today.
●        On this occasion, Mrs. Maneka, Sanjay Gandhi urged all stakeholders to stop the crimes committed with the children and create unity in dealing with them.
 

HRD Minister dedicated National Digital Library to the nation
●        Union HRD Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar today launched the National Digital Library of India at the National Reading-reading Day in New Delhi.
●        Indian National Digital Library is a project of Ministry of Human Resource Development under the aegis of National Education Mission through information and communication technology.
 

National target for offshore wind energy declared
 
●        The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has recently invited the interested petitions for the first offshore wind energy project of one gigawatt in India.
●        By 2022, the medium-term target of 5 gigawatts has been announced and by 2030, a long term target of 30 gigawatts has been announced.
 
 

Chief Ministers formed sub-group to coordinate policy and political considerations related to MNREGA
●        The government has constituted a sub-group of Chief Ministers to coordinate the policies and policies related to agriculture and MNREGA.
●        The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh is its convenor and the members of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Sikkim and member of the Policy Commission are members of this sub-group.
 

International Day was celebrated for the eradication of sexual violence during the conflict
 
●        International Day was celebrated globally on June 19, 2017 for the abolition of sexual violence during the horror.
●        The United Nations General Assembly announced the celebration of International Day for the eradication of sexual violence during the conflict on June 19, 2015.
●        This date was selected under the Resolution 1820 of the Security Council and it was thought to be helpful in preventing violence and strengthening efforts to establish peace in the region.
 

Government of Chhattisgarh cleared the services of education workers
 
●        The Chhattisgarh government has approved the constitution of the education workers of Panchayat and local body cadres, who completed eight years of service on June 18, 2018.
●        This decision is expected to benefit about 1.55 lakh education workers in Panchayats and urban bodies.

Current Affairs 20th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS


Pakistan has more nuclear weapons than India
 
●        In the ongoing report of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute on nuclear weapons, China and Pakistan have much to say in comparison to India .
●        According to Sapri report, China has twice the number of nuclear weapons with India, but Pakistan is also slightly ahead of India in the case of nuclear prisons.
 

Japan becomes the first Asian country to defeat the South American team in FIFA 2018
●        Japan defeated Colombia 2-1 in the first match of Group H in the Moldovia Arena.
●        This is the first time that when an Asian country defeated the South American country in the World Cup.
●        In the FIFA rankings, Japan is 61st and Colombia is 16th.


OPEC countries meeting on June 22
 
●        Iran will oppose the proposal to increase Saudi Arabia's crude production.
●        Iran does not agree on increasing crude production.
●        On June 22, a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is going to be held in Vienna on next crude production.

Current Affairs 20th Jun 2018: SPORTS


England made the biggest score in ODIs
 
●        England have scored the highest number of ODIs against Australia on Tuesday.
●       In the match being played at Nottingham Trent Bridge ground, England scored 481 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in 50 overs.

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Important Current Affairs 19th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 19th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 19th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Ashwini Kumar Choubey released 11th General Review Mission Report
●        The Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey released the 11th General Review Mission Report of the National Health Mission here today.
●        In 2013, there has been a record 22% decrease in maternal mortality rate.
 
Three-day National Yoga Olympiad organized by NCERT-2018 begins today in New Delhi
●        The three-day National Yoga Olympiad-2018, organized by the National Council for Educational Research and Training, started today in New Delhi.
●        It was inaugurated by Eric Fult.
●        He is the director of UNESCO and its office in Delhi, in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Maldives.
 
 
Union HRD Minister inaugurated Grand Finale of the first hardware version of Smart India Hackathon 2018
●        Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today inaugurated the Smart India Hackathon 2018 - Five-Day Grand Finale of Hardware Edition through video conferencing in New Delhi.
●        Secretary, Higher Education Department, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Shri R. Subramaniam was also present on this occasion.
 

KVIC got contract from Air India
 
●        For the third time, Khadi and Village Industries Commission has received an order worth Rs 8 crore from Air India to supply convenience kits to international travelers.
●        This facility kit includes khadi herbal beauty care products.
●        These products include khadi hand sanitizer, moisture supplement lotion, handmade soaps, lip balm, khadi daily face wash and essential oils.
 
 
Dharmendra Pradhan on the tour of Austria and Germany
●        An official delegation led by the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan will participate in the Seventh Opaque International Symposium organized by Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in Vienna, Austria on June 19-20, 2018.
●        This visit is taking place at an important time when global prices of crude oil have reached again at the highest level after reaching the highest level of 2014.
 
 
Government will work with Google to forecast floods
●        Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation Minister, Shri Nitin Gadkari has expressed the hope that the alliance with Google will help in effective or effective management of flood in India.
●        In the field of water resources, India's top technology organization Central Water Commission has signed a cooperation agreement with Google.

Prime Minister inaugurated Integrated Commands and Control Center in New Raipur
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the country's first integrated command and control center on 14 June 2018 in New Raipur of Chhattisgarh.
●        With this, the Integrated Command and Control Center in New Raipur has now become the 10th Smart City Center to operate in India.
 
 
10 Rivers of the World responsible for dirt in the sea, including Ganga: Report
 
●        A recent study has shown that 10 rivers are the most responsible for garbage collection in the world.
●        Among them China's Yangtze River is at number one, which is China's longest river.
●        Among them, the Ganges River is India's second largest.
●        About 90% of the plastic garbage found in samandars is coming from these 10 rivers.
●        Of these 10 rivers, 8 are from Asia.

Tourism Minister launches new Incredible India website
 
●        J Alphans of the Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) launched a new 'Incredible India' website in New Delhi on June 14, 2018.
●        The website shows India as a round-the-round surveillance goal around key experiences in areas such as spirituality, heritage, adventure, culture, yoga, and fitness.

 
Evan Duke elected as Columbia's youngest president
 
●        Democratic center party candidate Evan Duke won the presidential election held in South American country Colombia on June 17, 2018.
●        They have become Columbia's youngest president till date.
●        Ivan received about 54% of the votes while his opponent Gustavo Petro got 41.8% of the votes.
 
 
BJP to celebrate 'Black Day' in protest of the 1975 Emergency on June 25
●        The Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to celebrate the Black Day on June 25.
●        BJP is going to celebrate Black Day in 1975 against the Emergency imposed by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi .
●        After the signing of President Fakhruddin in the year 1975, after 25 May, the Emergency was imposed in the country.

 
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will meet heads of 13 banks of the public sector

 
●        Career Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will meet on Tuesday with the heads of 13 public sector banks.
●        The objective of the meeting is to address the issues related to the bank sector.
●        The State Bank of India (SBI) is organizing the meeting and it will be headed by Goyal.
 
 
Every fourth Indian is victim of online financial fraud: report

 
●        Indians are now becoming more active in digital form, and at the same time their risk of financial fraud is increasing.
●        One in four Indian customers are victims of online financial fraud.
●        Global Financial Information Company Experience reports that 24 per cent Indians are directly victimized in online transactions.
 
 
Radio mirchi 98.3 to start in Srinagar
 
●        Radio Mirchi 98.3 started its service in Srinagar on the day of Eid.
●        Radio Mirchi is a big brand of entertaining content and Srinagar is the 52th station of its network.
●        Mirchi Srinagar's content will be centered on the local Kashmiri idiom 'Asivati Leishiv' which means 'Smile and be rich'.

Current Affairs 19th Jun 2018: SPORTS

Sports Minister approves special financial assistance of 5 lakh rupees for former international archer Limba Ram
●        Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Col Rajyavardhan Rathore has approved the special financial assistance of five lakh rupees for former international archer and Arjuna award winner Limba Ram.
●        Limba Ram Neuro is suffering from degenerative illness or neurological disease and his treatment is going on in Jaipur.

Current Affairs 19th Jun 2018: APPOINTMENT

Sandeep Bakshi became ICICI Bank's COO
 
●        Chanda Kochhar will continue to be the CEO of ICICI Bank, although he will be on leave till completion of internal check.
●        On Monday, the Bank has appointed Sandeep Bakshi as the Full Time Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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Important Current Affairs 18th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 18th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 18th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS


Reservation in promotion for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes: Central Government
 
●        After the Supreme Court's decision on June 15, 2018, the Central Government has directed all the departments and state governments to implement reservations in the promotion for scheduled castes and scheduled tribe employees.

Common Standard for Biscuits, Sugar and Milk
 

●        For the first time in India and its neighboring countries, the resignations have been adopted for adopting common standards for biscuits , refined sugars and milk products , which will reduce their need to check border points and boost their business in South Asia.
●        Apart from India in SAARC countries, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Maldives are included.


MNCs must store personal data of Indians in India
 
●        Justice BN Srikrishna Committee on Data Protection can suggest that internet companies like Google and Facebook should store Indian data within the country.
●        He can restrict the scope of the suggestion to sensitive personal information.


CCTV cameras will be used in IRCTC kitchen
 
●        Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the monitoring of the CCTV camera in the IRCTC kitchen will be monitored so that cleanliness is kept in cooking, it will also be made available to the public so that people will be able to see the process and monitor it.
●        During a program, Goyal said that by March 2019, all trains will be covered with bio-toilets.
●        They appealed to the passengers not to garbage the toilet, otherwise they become blocks and cause problems.
 
 
Cases filed against 5 including Salman Khan in US
 
●        In the US , five Bollywood celebrities, including Salman Khan , have been sued.
●        It includes Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi Sinha, Ranveer Singh and Prabhu Deva.
●        The Vibrant Media Group was supposed to have a concert in 2013, but the show was canceled.
●        For this, five celebrities were paid advance.
●        It is alleged that after the cancellation of the concert, the rupees have not been returned till date.


This year 1500 people will visit Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage
 
●        For the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, the first first batch of 60 people left here on Monday.
●        This was flagged off by Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh.
●        He hoped that the devotees would easily complete this tremendous journey of the Himalayas.

Current Affairs 18th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Finance Minister Hodges Remes Lennikov resigns due to economic crisis in Argentina
 
●      Argentine Finance Minister Hodges Remes Lennikov has resigned from his post.
●      The Argentine government removed power and production ministers from the post.
●      Former President Eduardo Duhalde will be the new production minister in place of the same production minister Francisco Cabrera.
 
 
Macedonia changed the country's name to 'Republic of Northern Macedonia'
●        Macedonia has announced the name of the Republic of Northern Macedonia, on 17 June 2018, changing its country name.
●        This decision of Macedonia has ended with the conflict with Greece over the last several years.
●        An agreement was reached with the dialogue between the two countries.
 
Seychelles canceled naval project with India
 
●        The President of Seychelles, Danny Forer, has canceled the project to build a military base with the help of India on the Ascension Island.
●        The President of Seychelles said at the press conference earlier this month that he would not have any talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the Ascension Island project during India tour.
●        Seychelles President Danny Forer come to India on 25-26 June
 
Zomato will invest Rs 100 crore in Loyola hospitality
 
●        The battle between online food delivery companies have increased.
●        The look of the top companies is now on making the captive supply of the kitchen so that their customers can get food supply .
●        In order to expand its Cloud Kitchen operations in Bangalore, Zomato has made preparations to invest around Rs 100 crore in pieces in Bangalore-based Loyola Hospitality .


China-Pakistan will start film on seepcak, shooting in 2019
 
●        China and Pakistan will create a movie centered on the economic corridor.
●        Through this, both of them want to show their deep friendships to the public.
●        The project, which started under Belt and Road project, is estimated to cost about $ 50 billion.
●        This project will pass through Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, due to which India has opposed it.
 

Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn became the inheritor of two lakh crores
 
●        In Thailand, King Vajiralongkorn has got the proprietary rights of the royal family's assets of Rs 2 lakh crore.
●        After the demise of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 2016, his properties were taken over by the military government.
 
 
Dubai hotel's celebrity chef Atul Kochhar removed for anti-Islamic remarks
 
●        The world's renowned chef, Atul Kochhar, has been fired from Dubai's Marriott Hotel to tweet anti-Islam.
●        Just a few days before, Atul had a tweet while expressing anger over the issue of Hindu terrorism shown in Priyanka Chopra and his serial Quantico.
●        In it, he criticized Priyanka and also commented on Islam religion.
 
Documents related to Operation Blue Star will be made public, orders given by the British court
 
●        A UK judge has given instructions to make documents related to Operation Blue Star in India in 1984.
●        The British Government's involvement in this operation is to clean more involvement in doing so.
●        Justice Murray Shanks has been chairing the First Tier Tribunal for three days in London in March.

Current Affairs 18th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Samsung has paid a tax of Rs 90,000 crore worldwide
 
●        South Korean company Samsung Electronics spent $ 13.6 billion or 15 trillion won (about Rs 90 thousand crore) in taxpayers across the world in 2017.
●        Compared to 2016, the company's expenditure on tax is 70 percent higher. This figure has been revealed in the Business Report released on Monday on Samsung.
 

Google will invest $ 55 million in China's Jedi.com
 
●        Google is investing $ 55 million in China's big e-commerce company Jedi.com.
●        Google wants to strengthen its place in the online commerce industry with this investment.

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Important Current Affairs 17th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 17th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS


Government of India decided not to extend the period of ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir
●        On May 17, 2018, the Indian government had decided that aggressive actions would not be undertaken by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir in the holy month of Ramzan.
●        This decision was made in the interest of the peaceful people of Jammu and Kashmir so that they could convince Ramzan in a favorable environment.
 

Comprehensive Water Management Report issued by the Policy Commission
●        The Comprehensive Water Management Report was released by the Commission on June 14, 2018.
●        According to this report, India is going through the most serious water crisis in its history.
●        In the absence of proper management and use of water, water conservation will deepen in coming years.

 
RBI organized 'Financial Literacy Week'

 
●        The Reserve Bank of India 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.


LIC did not pay tax of Rs 2,050 crores
 
●        Life Insurance Corp of India, the largest insurance company , has received notice of payment of service tax of Rs 2,050 crores on behalf of the Directorate General of Goods and Service Tax Intelligence.
 
 

HDFC Bank CEO Aditya Puri gets 4 percent cut
 
●        Aditya Puri, the CEO of HDFC Bank , the bank earning the highest salary for the years, has been cut short this time.
●        In the financial year 2017, he got Rs 10 crore and given Rs 9.4 crore for the financial year 2018.
●        During this period, the profit of the bank increased by 20 per cent to Rs 17,484 crore.
 

Ayushman Bharat Scheme: Insurance companies will face delay in payment
 

●        The Central Government has kept the penalties for the delay in payment of 10 lakh poor families under the health insurance scheme of Rs 5 lakh .
●        Under this, if an insurance company delays the payment of the amount spent on treatment, then he will have to pay a penalty.


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 17th Jun 2018: GLOBAL  NEWS

Antarctica ice is melting three times faster: study
 
●        According to a recent study, Antarctica ice is melting rapidly three times faster than previous years.
●        According to the study conducted by the team of scientists, this change has happened very fast in the last 26 years.
●        This study was recently published in Nature Magazine.
 
 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 Razzaz to be the new Prime Minister.

UAE offers free transit visa for 48 hours
 
●        Passengers traveling to India from any part of the world via the United Arab Emirates will soon get a free transit visa.
●        This facility will be for big cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
●        Under this the passengers can stay there for two days.
 
 
America, ahead of India to raise FDI for new projects

 
●        In the matter of acquiring foreign direct investment for greenfield, i.e., the US has left behind India in 2017.
●        The FDI report of The Financial Times- 2018 states that in 2017, new FDI projects in India decreased 21 percent to 637.
●        This report was prepared by FDI Intelligence.


Case against Harvard on racism with Asian-origin students
 
●        America's prestigious Harvard University is accused of being racist with American students of Asian descent in the curtains .
●        The university has been sued for this.

Current Affairs 17th Jun 2018: APPOINTMENT


Dhivya Suryadevara of Indian origin becomes CFO of General Motors
●        Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara has been named the first woman Chief Financial Officer of General Motors, America's largest automobile company.
●        Dhivya Suryadevara will take over from September 1, 2018 and report to General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra.
 
 
Mahesh Kumar Jain appointed as RBI deputy governor
 
●        Former Managing Director of IDBI Bank Mahesh Kumar Jain was appointed as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India on 04 June 2018. His tenure will be three years.
●        This appointment has been done by the Financial Sector Regulatory Appointments Committee, which includes the Governor of RBI, other than the Secretary of Financial Services and other independent members.

Current Affairs 17th Jun 2018: SPORTS

Penalty for Ball tampering will increase fourfold
 
●        The day in cricket that comes out of the ball tampering .
●        The International Cricket Council is now preparing to adopt a tough approach to tamper with ball.
●        If these new rules are recognized, then instead of ball tampering level 2, Level 3 will be offense and then the player's sentence will be 4 times more than the existing rule.
●        That is, the player found guilty of ball tampering will have to endure 4 Tests or 8 ODI matches.
 
World No. 1 Roger Federer wins Stuttgart Open title
 
●        World No. 1 Switzerland's tennis player Roger Federer has done the best , defeating Milos Raonic of Canada, and has won the Mercedes Cup title.
●        Federer's 98th ATP title
●        This is 21st win in 23 games so far this year of Federer.

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Important Current Affairs 16th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 16th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 16th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

India increased import duty on 30 products
●        India has eliminated the exemption on import of 30 products against the imposition of additional duty on certain goods from the United States.
●        In this regard, the World Trade Organization has also been given information from India.

Reliance Industries is investing in a carbon fiber unit
 
●        Reliance Industries is investing in a carbon fiber manufacturing unit keeping in mind the aerospace and defense needs.
●        This is the first unit of its kind in the country.
●        In this, the company will also make composites product for low cost modular toilets and home as well as windmill blades and rotor blades etc.
 

Only one bag allowed in Jet Airways
 
●        After July 15 , only one bag can be taken in Jet Airways .
●        The airline has changed the check-in baggage policy.
●        The economy class passenger will be able to travel only with a bag of 15 kilogram weight, while Premier Class Passenger will be allowed to carry 2 bags for free, and each can be up to 15 kilograms.
 
 
High speed rail project approved in Haryana
 
●        The Haryana Government has given its approval to a high speed rail network project from Sarai Kale Khan from Delhi to the Haryana-Rajasthan border near Shahjahanpur-Neemrana-Behror.
●        Khattar said that with the Regional Rapid Transit Systems (ARTS) project especially in Gurugram and in South Haryana, development and investment will get a new momentum.


SCO introduced Yoga for the first time
 
●        For the first time a yoga program was organized in Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
●        Along with that, the United Nations International Yoga Day has begun in China .
●        The United Nations declared International Yoga Day on June 21 in 2014.
 
 
Target of 300 seats for 2019 in RSS and BJP meeting
●        In the BJP and RSS meeting in Surajkund, the goal of winning more than 300 seats in the 2019 elections has been fixed.
●        In this meeting that lasted for two days, some 60 RSS Ministers sent to BJP from the Sangh were called in addition to some RSS officials.

Current Affairs 16th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Indian billionaires' property up by 18% in 2016-2017
●        The wealth of the country's rich is increasing rapidly. Treasures of individuals with assets greater than $ 1 billion were the fastest increase in 2016-17.
●        The Boston Consulting Group Global Wealth Report provided this information in 2018.

Current Affairs 16th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS


China increased import duty on US
●        US imports from China after a day of imposition of 25 per cent tax China imposed the tit feel like.
●        China has also announced to impose a 25 percent additional duty on US $ 50 billion products.
 
 
OPCW confirms use of chemicals in the 2017 attack in Syria
 
●        OPCW said on Wednesday that chemicals like sarin and chlorine were used in two separate attacks on Latamneh in northwestern Syria in March last year, the OPCW , the proponent of banned chemical weapons in the world, said on Wednesday.
●        OPCW issued a statement and said that the chemical weapons used in the attack on Latamneh on March 24, 2017 were potentially used.
 
 
UK removes India from list of countries with easy visa rules for students
●        The UK government has separated Indian students from the new list designed to simplify the visa application process in the universities of the country.
●        This move of the government is being criticized very much. Changes to the country's immigration policy policy were introduced in Parliament yesterday.
●        The UK's Home Ministry announced the relaxation in the Tier-IV visa category for students from around 25 countries.
 

UN report on Kashmir: Indians spent the day searching for 2 words
●        Since the United Nations report on Kashmir, common citizens in political parties in India are also rejecting this report.
●        On Thursday, the two words mentioned in the report were found in particular in the words that were fake or confused and partisan.
●        This is because the report released by the United Nations said that human rights violations were reported in Kashmir and an internal investigation was also recommended.
 
For the first time in 22 years in Afghanistan soldiers and Taliban celebrated Eid Together
 
●        For the first time in 22 years in Afghanistan, Taliban militants and Afghanistan troops celebrated Eid.
●        During this, soldiers and terrorists got embroiled in each other, joined hands and selfie took place.
●        Afghanistan was ruled by the Taliban from 1996 to 2001.
 

Russia not to show crime reports for 50 days during World Cup in Russia
 
●        Due to the FIFA World Cup, the Russian government has ordered the media not to report crime for 50 days.
●        It has been said by the Press Service of the Interior Ministry that the police should not give news to the media to catch any crime or resolve the matter till July 25.
 
 
Cristiano Ronaldo admits two-year sentence in tax fraud case
 
●        Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has compromised Spanish officials on the ongoing tax fraud case against him.
●        They have been fined $ 21.8 million.
●        With this, he has also accepted the jail sentence for two years.
 
US intelligence agency CIA listed Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad as terrorist organization
●        The US 'Central Intelligence Agency has called the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal a religious terrorist organization.
●        The CIA has put both of these organizations in a political pressure group in its World Factbook.
●        That is, those groups which have a direct influence on politics, but they themselves do not participate in elections.
 

Current Affairs 16th Jun 2018: SPORTS

Iceland to debut in FIFA world cup 2018
 
●        On the third day of the football World Cup Saturday, 4 will be played. First - France and Australia, second - Argentina and Iceland, third - Peru and Denmark and fourth - will be played between Croatia and Nigeria.
●        Group D will play against Argentina in the World Cup in Iceland.
●        Teams that have played in four bouts have never met each other in the World Cup earlier.

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