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Important Current Affairs 14th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 14th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 14th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

The Prime Minister dedicated the Bhilai Steel Plant to the nation.
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the integrated command and control center in the new Raipur Smart City.
●        In a huge public meeting, the Prime Minister dedicated the modern and expanded Bhilai Steel Plant to the nation.
●        He laid the foundation stone of IIT Bhilai.
 
NAFED procures 31.91 lakh metric tonnes of pulses and oilseeds in the year 2017-18
 
●        The Indian National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Association Limited (NAFED), procuring 31.91 lakh metric tonnes of pulses and oilseeds in the year 2017-18, has procured pulses, oilseeds and onion produce from farmers.
●        More than 20 lakh farmers have got direct benefits from this.
 
 
Piyush Goyal dedicated three solar power projects of NLCIL to the nation of 100 MW

●        Union Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance and Company Affairs, Mr. Piyush Goyal today inaugurated three solar power projects of 100 MW of Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited for commercial production and along with these projects dedicated to the nation.
●        These solar power projects with installed capacity of 100 MW each are located in Thappalakkrai and Sethupuram of Virudhunagar district and in Selaya Seziyanellur of Tirunelveli district.


Swajal launch in 115 aspiring districts of India
●        A national consideration meeting was organized in the capital today to discuss the need for improvement in National Rural Drinking Water Program (NRDWP) and preparing a road map for the Self-Plan.
●        Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ms. Uma Bharti presides over the meeting.
 
 
20 States signed MoUs for implementing Ayushman India-National Health Security Mission
●        Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Shri J. P. Nadda transferred the consent letters with the Health Ministers of 20 states.
●        These states signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for implementing Ayushman India - National Health Security Mission at the Conference of Health Ministers held here today.
 
 
Prime Minister inaugurated Integrated Commands and Control Center of New Raipur Smart City
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Integrated Command and Control Center of the new Raipur Smart City.
●        On this occasion Union Minister of State Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Puri and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh were also present.
●        The Integrated Command and Control Center of New Raipur has become the 10th Smart City Center of the country.
 
 
 
Tourism Minister launched new Incredible India website
●        Minister of State for Tourism J Alphans launched the new 'Incredible India' website in New Delhi today.
●        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.
 
Jammu and kashmir police approves two women battalions

●        The Union Home Ministry has sanctioned the formation of two women battalions to increase the representation of women in the Jammu and Kashmir Police on 13th June, 2018.
●        Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had announced the creation of nine new battalions in the state during the Jammu and Kashmir tour.
 
 
Solar Charkha Mission will be started in 50 clusters

●        Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises launches Solar Karkharka Mission in President Ram Nath Kovind on 27th June, 2018 in New Delhi
●        Under this mission, 50 clusters will be included and 400 to 2000 craftsmen will get an opportunity to work in each cluster.
 

Bill safety bill-2018 approved
●        The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to present the Safety Protection Bill 2018 in parliament on 13 June 2018.
●        This will help to ensure the safety of the dams and the benefits it generates.
 

PhD degree will be a mandatory condition to become a teacher in universities from 2021
 
●        HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday that in July 2021, the PhD degree would be a mandatory condition for the teachers to become teachers in universities.
●        The Government said that candidates who qualify NET with PhD Degree or Masters degree will be able to apply for teacher posts in the colleges.

Current Affairs 14th Jun 2018: APPOINTMENT

Dr. Inder Jit Singh takes charge as Secretary of the Ministry of Coal
●        Dr. Inder Jit Singh took over as Secretary of the Ministry of Coal in the Shastri Bhawan office in New Delhi this morning.
●        Senior officials of the Ministry of Coal were also present on this occasion.
●        This post was vacant after Mr Sushil Kumar retired on April 30 this year.

Current Affairs 14th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS


Musharraf will not be able to contest elections - court
 
●        On being absent from the muscle, Supreme Court withdrew the conditional permission given to former dictator Pervez Musharraf to contest the elections on Thursday.
●        The court last week allowed him to contest the proposed general elections on July 25, after which he had filed his nomination papers from Northern Chitral district.
●        Musharraf was allowed to appear before the court on June 13 in connection with his lifetime disqualification.
 

Divya Suryadevara appointed as CFO of General Motors
●        Indian-American Divya Suryadevara has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of General Motors , America's largest automaker .
●        In a statement Wednesday, the company said in a statement that 39-year-old Divya, the current vice president of the company, will replace Chuck Stevens on September one.

Current Affairs 14th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

TCS can buyback 16 thousand crores 
●        Tata Consultancy Services has said that their board will consider the share buyback proposal on Friday.
●        Tata Consultancy Services is going to buybacks for a second time in a year, according to analysts, which could be as high as Rs 16,000 crore last year.
 

Fitch predicted economic growth of India to 7.4%
●        Credit rating agency Fitch has increased the economic growth rate of India from 7.3 percent to 7.4 percent for the current financial year 2018-19.
●        Fitch has fixed 7.5% growth rate for 2019-20.

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Important Current Affairs 13th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 13th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 13th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS


Approval for proposal to withdraw pending Nalanda University (Amendment) Bill, 2013 in Rajya Sabha
●        The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to withdraw pending Nalanda University (Amendment) Bill, 2013 in the Rajya Sabha.
●        Nalanda University was founded on the basis of the joint press statement issued in the fourth East Asia Summit held in Thailand in October 2009.
 
 
Cabinet gives approval to increase the additional share capital of HDFC Bank to a maximum of Rs 24,000 crore
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to raise additional share capital to M / s HDFC Bank Limited to a maximum of Rs 24,000 crore.
●        It includes premium above the sanctioned limit of Rs 10,000 crore, which will not exceed 74 per cent of the paid-up equity share capital of the bank.
 
 
Defense Minister inaugurates BEL's representative office in Vietnam
●   Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today inaugurated the first representative office of Bharat Electronics Limited, Navaratna Defense Unit, Bharat Electronics Limited, in Hanoi, Vietnam.
 
 
J.P. Nadda inaugurated the 10th meeting of the Global Coalition organized to end the Lymphatic Filariasis
●        Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Shri J.P. Nadda inaugurated the 10th meeting of the Global Coalition organized to end the lymphatic filariasis here today.
●        In his inaugural address, Shri Nadda said that India is committed to the transmission of lymphatic filariasis and to eliminate this disease from the root so that future generations remain free of this disease.
 
Cashless Ticketing through the 'Utsonmobile' app developed by CRIS
●        In the direction of digitization and for the cashless economy, more and more techno-advanced transactions are being initiated in the Indian Railways.
●        For this, the Center for Railway Information Systems has developed mobile-based application 'Atasamobile'.
 
 
Thawar Chand Gehlot chaired the third meeting of the National Senior Citizens Council
●        Union Minister for Social Welfare and Empowerment, Thawar Chand Gehlot presided over the third meeting of the National Senior Citizen Council here today.
●        In this meeting, Union Minister of Social Welfare and Empowerment, Shri Vijay Sandal, Member of Parliament, Shri L.K. Advani, Secretary of Social Welfare and Ministry of Empowerment Smt. Neelam Sahni and members of the Council attended the meeting.
 
 
Odisha can produce 100 million tonnes of steel: steel minister
●        Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh visited Kalinganagar on June 12, 2018 and negotiated with the Managing Directors and Chief Executives of the main steel producing units located in Odisha State.
●        Chaudhary Birendra Singh said that India has become the second largest steel producing country in the world.
 
Cabinet approves proposal for submission of Security Bill, 2018 in Parliament
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to present the Dham Safety Bill 2018 in Parliament.
●        This bill will help States and Union Territories to adopt unified dam safety procedures, ensuring the safety of the dams and the benefits of these dams will be safe.
●        This will also help in the protection of human life, animal wealth and property.
 

Policy Commission will issue comprehensive water management index
 
●        The policy commission will release the overall water management index to achieve the purpose of 'All-inclusive development' campaign on June 13, 2018.
●        The index will be used to decide and implement appropriate measures for better management of water resources.
 

KVIC has set a world record by distributing most beekeeping boxes in one day
 
●        KVIC has set a world record by distributing most beekeeping boxes in one day.
●        KVIC distributes this in the army field located in Kupwara, Kashmir.
●        Earlier, on the occasion of World Bee Day, KVIC had set a record by distributing 1000 bee boxes among the Missing Tribe community in Kaziranga forest area.
 
SEBI has constituted a committee to monitor the list of Indian companies directly.
 
●        Market regulator SEBI has formed an expert committee on 12 June 2018 to monitor the list of Indian companies directly.
●        Under the existing structure, no domestic company can be listed on foreign exchange without listing in the country's market.
●        There will be a 9-member team in this Expert Committee.

Cabinet clears agreement between India and Peru
●        The Union Cabinet approved the agreement between India and Peru.
●        This agreement was signed in May 2018 in Lima, Peru.
●        The objective of this agreement is to establish collaborative institutional relations in order to increase technical bilateral cooperation on the basis of mutual benefit, and equality in matters of renewable and renewable energy.
 
 
Approval of reorganization of North Eastern Council

●        The Union Cabinet has approved the reorganization of the North Eastern Council.
●        In the reorganization of North Eastern Council by the North Eastern Region Development Ministry, the Union Home Minister was proposed to become the ex-officio chairman of the institution.
 

Current Affairs 13th Jun 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

Agreements to be signed jointly between India and Vietnam on the issue of postage stamps
●        The Cabinet was informed about the issue of postage stamps jointly by the Postal Departments of India and Vietnam.
●        India-Vietnam: To issue postage stamps jointly on 'ancient architecture', 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.

Current Affairs 13th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Approval of MoU between ICMR and INSERM, France
●        The Union Cabinet was apprised about the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) made in March 2018 between the Indian Medical Research Council (ICMR) and the Institution National The La Santé de la Recherche Médical (INSERM), France.
●        The objective of this MOU is to cooperate in areas of mutual interest in the fields of medicine, biological science and health research.
 
US approves India to sell Apache attack helicopter
 
●        The US government has approved the deal to sell 6 AH-64E Apache Attack helicopters in the $ 93 million (around Rs 6,285 crore) to the Indian Army .
●        US State Department reported this.
●        Apache Attack Helicopter is considered to be the world's deadliest attack helicopter.

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Important Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

K Super 50
●        The Kashmir Super 50 program is a joint initiative of Indian Army, Center for Social Responsibility and Leadership and Petronet LNG Limited.
●        This program was started on March 22, 2013 with the aim of making changes in the academic position of the children of economically weaker sections in the Kashmir region.

Launch of the third phase of ten new clean tourist destinations under Clean India Mission
●        Work has been started at ten new important places under the third phase of Clean Iconic Project, the flagship project of Swachh Bharat Mission.
●        These ten new iconic sites include Raghavendra Swamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh); Thousandwari Palace (Murshidabad, West Bengal); Brahma Sarovar Temple (Kurukshetra, Haryana); Vidur Kuti (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh); Mana village (Chamoli, Uttarakhand); Lake Pangang (Leh-Ladakh, Jammu-Kashmir); Nagavasuki Temple (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh); Imma Kaithal / Market (Imphal, Manipur); Sabarimala Temple (Kerala); And Kanvashram (Uttarakhand).

 
KVIC distributed 2330 bee boxes in Kashmir

●        Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has set a world record by distributing most bee boxes in one day.
●        KVIC distributed this in the Wild Army area of Kupwara in Kashmir.
●        Earlier, on the occasion of World Bee Day, KVIC had set a record by distributing 1000 bee boxes among the Missing Tribe community in Kaziranga forest area.
 

Announcement of establishing 3,000 and Atal Tinkering Lab
●        The Atal Innovation Mission of the Policy Commission has selected 3,000 more schools to set up the Atal Tinkering Lab.
●        With this, the total number of ATL schools will increase to 5,441.
 
 
Center launches 5000 Wi-Fi Choupal centers in villages

 
●        The Central Government launched the delivery of 5,000 Wi-Fi Choupal and railway tickets in villages through General Services Center on June 11, 2018.
●        This service was inaugurated by Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi.

 
India's first police museum will be built in Delhi

 
●        The Central Government has decided to set up India's first police museum in Lutyens' Delhi.
●        An underground museum will be built in the National Police Memorial Complex in Chanakyapuri area of the National Capital.
●        This museum will get a chance to know the history of central and state police forces.
●        Along with this, artwork, uniforms and other materials related to them will be displayed.
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Home Minister Rajnath Singh will launch it on October 21 (Police Memorial Day).


Mauritius will host the 11th World Hindi Conference
 
●        The 11th World Hindi Conference is being organized by the Ministry of External Affairs in Mauritius from 18-20 August 2018 with the assistance of Mauritius Government.
●        It will be organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of India with the assistance of Mauritius Government.
●        There will be many exhibitions related to the development of Hindi language at the conference venue.
 
 
Jio became the third largest company after Idea
●        Reliance Jio Infocomm has become India's third telecom company according to Revenue Market Share.
●        He has left Idea Cellular behind and looks very close to Vodafone India.
●        His aggressive pricing strategy has made the sleepless nights of other companies.
 

Government considering sell of 100% stake in Air India
 
●        The government is once again considering the sale of the loss-making Air India .
●        An attempt to sell its 76 percent stake has failed.
●        Last time the government had not got any buyers.
●        The administration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is once again considering the process of privatization .
 

HUL will launch male grooming products with Amazon
 
●        Hindustan Unilever, the country's largest consumer product company, has developed shaving and male grooming products in collaboration with Amazon.
●        These products will be sold only on the Amazon portal.
●        This is the first partnership of Unilever at the global level.
 
 

300 highway projects will be completed before Lok Sabha elections
 
●        Prior to the Lok Sabha elections, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry has planned to complete 30000 highway projects of 15,000 km.
●        The Ministry will spend about Rs 1.5 lakh crore on these projects.

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ISRO releases 'RFQ' for the transfer of technology of lithium-ion cell to Indian industries
●        Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, one of the key centers of ISRO, is offering the technology of lithium-ion cell developed here to transfer the production of lithium-ion cells in the country to the capable Indian industries on a non-specific basis. .
●        With this initiative, India's zero-emissions policy is expected to be possible now and the development of the indigenous electric vehicle industry is expected to accelerate.

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: DEFENSE


Indo-Nepal joint exercises Sun Kiran-XIII concluded
●        Surya Kiran-XIII joint military training exercise between India and Nepal concludes today in Pithoragarh.
●        Parties of both the armies participated in this joint training in 14 days based on anti-terrorism action.
●        The training ended with an outdoor practice of 72 hours, in which the squads of both squads trained in siege and search in the fierce anti-insurgency village.
 

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

14.30 crores sanctioned for sports at block level in Jammu and Kashmir
●        Under the 'Play India' scheme of the sports ministry of the Government of India, grants-in-aid of 14.30 crores has been sanctioned for the block level in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
●        In 143 blocks of all 22 districts of Jammu and Kashmir, Rs 10 lakh per block will be spent under this scheme.

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Singapore Agreement: Kim Jong agreed to nuclear disarmament in North Korea
 
●        US President Donald Trump and North Korean top leader Kim Jong ended the historic summit on June 12, 2018.
●        There was talk for about 50 minutes between the two leaders.
●        Trump and Kim smiled looking at the end of the talks. During this, Donald Trump said that the meeting was very good.

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

International Child Labor Prohibition Day 2018 was observed
 
●        Child Labor Prohibition Day was celebrated worldwide on June 12, 2018. It aims to spread awareness among the people against child labor.
●        There are 541 million workers in the age group of 15 to 24 years worldwide.
●        It is 15 percent of the world's total labor capacity.

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Important Current Affairs 11th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 11th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 11th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS


All CSCs in the country will work as commercial correspondents of banks: Mr. Piyush Goyal
●        Union Electronics and Information Technology and Law and Justice Minister Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad today launched several major services at a conference organized by CSC SPV.
●        In this conference, the progress and effect of the development of rural wifi network infrastructure by village level entrepreneurs (VLE) was displayed.
 
 
Final year of the first hardware version of Smart India Hackathon 2018 will be held from June 18 to 22, 2018
●        In collaboration with AICTE, Persistent Systems, I-4C and IIT Kharagpur, the Human Resource Development Ministry will hold the final of the first hardware version of Smart India Hackathon 2018 from June 18 to 22, 2018.
●        This information was given by the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar.
 
Union Railway and Coal Minister Shri Piyush Goyal launches new Mobile App 'Menu on Rails'
●        Union Railway and Coal Minister Shri Piyush Goyal launches a new mobile app 'Menu on Rails' developed by IRCTC, to create awareness amongst the passengers about the food or food items served during the rail travel.
●        This mobile app gives comprehensive information about the menus (dishes) that are served on all types of trains.
 
 
Union Railway and Coal Minister Shri Piyush Goyal launches 'Rail Help' app
●        In line with the digital initiatives of the Honorable Prime Minister, Indian Railways has made the complaint management system completely digital for the first time.
●        Union Railway and Coal Minister, Shri Piyush Goyal has released an app called 'Rail help' to improve and speed up the grievances redressal of passengers.

Central Steel Minister dedicates the reconstructed Blast Furnace-1 to Rourkela Steel Plant
●        Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birendra Singh today dedicated the nation to the nation's renovated blast furnace -1 'Parvati' of SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP).
●        On this occasion, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, Jual Oram, Secretary in the Ministry of Steel, Dr. Aruna Sharma, Special Duty Officer in the Ministry of Steel, Mr. Benoy Kumar, senior officers of SAIL and a large number of employees were present.

 Central Government's decides to hire  bureaucrat without UPSC
 
●        The current central government has decided to make the biggest change so far in the bureaucracy on June 10, 2018.
●        According to the notification issued by the Central Government, it will not be necessary to pass the UPSC Civil Service Examination to become a larger officer.

 
RBI can hand over 6 more banks to PCA

 
●        Reserve Bank 6 and government banks may put in the Promotion Corrective Action (PCA) category.
●        These may include names of PNB, Union Bank of India and Syndicate Bank.
●        It may also hang the plans of the Finance Ministry's poor banks to sell good loans to strong banks.
 
 
28 companies under scanner on export discounts
 
●        The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has started investigating 28 companies, who have incorrectly provided Services Export Benefits.
●        They also include a pharmaceutical company listed on the New York Stock Exchange , which focuses on Livestock and Pets segment and also the Research and Development Center of this company in India.
●        These include an IT product company and some five star hotels.
 
 
5 states ready to join their insurance schemes in Ayushman Bharat
 
●        Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh can combine their existing health insurance schemes with an ambitious plan to provide health coverage to the prime minister's 100 million poor families.
●        Indu Bhushan, CEO of Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission, says that this will increase the scope of the health plans of the states.

Current Affairs 11th Jun 2018: AWARDS

National Award for self-help groups performing best under National Rural Livelihood Mission
●        Union Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar today gave national awards to the self performing groups performing best under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY NRLM).
●        Community institutions performing better than this have been recognized.

Current Affairs 11th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

G7 conference: Resolution against to protectionism in business
●        In a joint statement issued after the two-day summit of Leaders of G-7 group countries including the United States, a resolution was proposed to combat syncretism and reduce the barriers to trade.
●        Donald Trump has decided to impose higher import duty on import of steel and aluminum from EU, Canada and other countries while the rest of the country was not in favor of it.
 

Fuel demand in the country increased by 3.8% in May
●        The demand for fuel in the country has increased by 3.8 percent in May.
●        This increase is lower than the 4.4 percent increase in April last month.
●        The steady increase in fuel prices has reduced fuel consumption for the vehicle.
 
 
500 crore loan promotion fund 
●        The government can bring a loan facilitator fund of Rs 500 crore next month.
●        Its purpose is to facilitate investment in the structured sector on behalf of insurance and pension funds .


Shree Shree's FMCG brand will spend 200 crores on marketing
●        Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 's FMCG brand Shri Sri Tatta is now trying to combat Patanjali 's Baba Ramdev 's campaign .
●        It has planned to spend about 200 crores on advertising and promotion.
●        This new brand of Ayurveda and herbal products segment plans to open 1,000 stores in the country.

Current Affairs 11th Jun 2018: SPORTS


Moto Three Teen Driver dies in junior world championship
●        Spain's 14-year-old Moto-3 driver Andreas Perez died of an accident during the junior world championship race.
●        This race was held on Sunday in Montmelo, on the outskirts of Barcelona.
 
 
Paris honored Nadal on winning 11th French Open
 
●        Spain's Rafael Nadal was awarded on behalf of the Paris city after winning his 11th French Open title on Monday .
●        Nadal won the title of French Open for the 11th time, defeating Dominic Thiem of Austria on Sunday.

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Important Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

26 students of Anand Super 30 selected for IIT
●        In the IIT examination, 26 students of Anand Super 30 Institute have achieved success.
●        They include son of two laborers and son of a salesman.
●        Encouraged by the success of the students, Anand Kumar said that the size of Super 30 will be extended next year and 90 students will be given coaching.
●        Soon, a test will be conducted across the country for this.
●        The information related to the website will be uploaded.


GST refund of foreign tourists will be done at the airport
 
●        Foreign tourists can claim GST refunds at the airport only when they can leave the airport because the revenue department is working on the system for refund of the taxes paid on local purchases.
●        In many countries tourists are refunded VAT or GST for purchases over the prescribed limit.

Government opened path for private professionals
●        To become a Joint Secretary now, it will not be necessary to pass the UPSC exam.
●        The Modi government has changed the rules for entry in the bureaucracy.
●        The government has approved the letter of entry for the 10-point secretariat and has issued notification on Sunday in this regard.

Industry Sector Expects GDP Growth At 8% In next Two Years
●        Indian Industries expects GDP growth in India to remain 8 per cent for the next two years.
●        The biggest reason for this is the major reform and fiscal partnership in the last few years by the government.
●        With this, a strong foundation for the development of the country has been kept.

Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Loss of Rs 80 lakh crore on the basis of purchasing power of country's GDP
●        The Indian economy has suffered a loss of more than $ 1,190 billion or 80 lakh crore rupees last year due to violence on the basis of purchasing power (PPP).
●        This loss is more than $ 595.40 i.e. more than 40 thousand rupees per person.
●        The Institute for Economics and Peace has prepared this report after studying 163 countries and regions.
 
 
People have cash at the record level so far
●        The Modi government is on the way to making the country's economy cashless.
●        At present, the cash level in the hands of the public has reached above Rs 18.5 lakh crore, which is the highest level so far.

Equity Mutual Fund became the preferred choice for retail investors with 86 percent stake
●        The share of retail investors in equity mutual funds has increased to 86 per cent.
●        It has recorded an increase of about 36 per cent in a year.

FDI increased to $ 61.96 billion in India during 2017-18
●        Foreign direct investment in India increased to $ 61.96 billion during the financial year 2017-18, which was at the level of $ 60 billion in the financial year 2016-17.
●        DIPP secretary Ramesh Abhishek said on Friday this information.

Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018:SPORTS

Intercontinental Cup: India won the title by defeating Kenya 2-0
 
●        Thanks to two goals from Captain Sunil Chhetri, India won the title of Intercontinental Cup Football Tournament by defeating Kenya 2-0 in the finals of the Mumbai Football Arena on Sunday.
●        Chetri combined with Argentine legendary Lionel Messi in the second place with the list of active football players, who scored the most goals.
●        The name of these two players is now 64 international records. 
 
Rafael Nadal won French Open for a record 11th time
●        In the French Open men's singles finals, Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Dominican Thim of Austria.
●        He beat Thimm 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in a match that lasted 2 hours and 42 minutes.
●        Nadal's record is the first player to win the finals for the 11th time.


The New Zealand women's team scored 490 runs, the highest score of one-day in 47 years.
●        The women's team of Zeeland has broken their own world record of one-day cricket highest score.
●        Team scored 490 runs for 4 wickets against Ireland on Friday.
●        This is the biggest score of 47 years of ODI history.


Bangladesh won by 3 wickets in Women's Asia Cup T-20
 
●        In the women's Asia Cup T-20 finals, Bangladesh defeated India by 5 wickets and won the title for the first time.
●        India had reached Fanine for the seventh time, but it had to face defeat for the first time.
●        The target of 113 runs was achieved in Bangladesh by 20 wickets on 7 wickets.

Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

India did not support China's BRI project
●        India has not supported China's supermassive project Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
●        India has been the only country in 8 countries of the SCO, which has opposed this project of China.


Chinese hackers steal US Navy intelligence data
●        Chinese government hackers have stolen the intelligence of the US Navy
●        It also includes plans to build a new anti-ship missile fired from the submarines, such as the battle of war in the sea.
●        Chinese hackers stole 614 gigabytes of data between January and February this year.
 
 
Apple is close to touching 1 trillion dollars market cap figure
 
●        There is no company in the world holding a trillion, that is, a $ 1000 billion market cap.
●        Apple may soon cross the milestone to become a 12-zero and 13-digit company.
●        Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft and are just behind Apple. Apple's market capitalization of one trillion dollars will be close to Rs 67 lakh crore.

Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018: RANKING

India is the 29th safest country in the world
 
●        India is ranked 29th in the annual list of protected countries.
●        Last time he was at the 63rd position.
●        That is, he has made a jump of 34 places in terms of security.
●        This information has been provided in Gallup International's latest survey report.

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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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