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Important Current Affairs 17th Jun 2018

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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Important Current Affairs 15th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 15th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 15th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Prime Minister will chair the fourth meeting of the Administrative Council of the Policy Commission on June 17, 2018
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will preside over the fourth meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Non-Cooperation Council on June 17 at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
●        In the meeting that will be held throughout the day, the Union Minister, the Chief Ministers of the States, the lieutenant governor of the union territories and senior officials of the Government of India will be present.

India will organize the European Film Festival
●        To highlight European cinema, the European Film Festival will be inaugurated on June 18, 2018 at the Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi.
●        At this year's Film Festival, there will be some extraordinary stories for cinema lovers with the selection of 24 new European films from 23 European member countries.

Tourism Minister will participate in Incredible India Roadshow to be held in the US
●        Union Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alfonz will attend Incredible India Roadshow to be held in the United States from June 18-22, 2018.
●        These roadshows will be organized in major US cities including New York, Chicago and Houston.
●        Tourism Minister will be the keynote speaker and Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Mr. Suman Badla will be presenting on the topic of 'Incredible India'.
Lithium-ion mobile phone batteries will be made in India
●        The lithium-ion battery used in mobile phones will be manufactured in the home country.
●        With this objective, the Government of India, Indian Cellular Association and Munoth Industries are planning to set up the first manufacturing plant in Tirupati city of Andhra Pradesh.
●        The plant will be set-up in three phases for Rs 799 crore

Dam safety bill-2018 approved
●        The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to present the Dam 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.
●        This will also help in the protection of human life, animal wealth and property.
Patanjali 'Swadeshi Jeans' will come in the market by the end of 2018

●        Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev 's indigenous company Patanjali 's jeans can now be finished soon.
●        By the end of the year Patanjali will start his textile manufacturing industry.

Target to free Uttar Pradesh from open defecation on October 2, 2018
●    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath reviewed the progress of Swachh Bharat Mission Rural (SBM-G) with all the jurisdictions by 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.

Cabinet clears sixth phase of launch of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-3
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Program and financial assistance 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.

Current Affairs 15th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

World Blood Donor Day celebrated on 14th June
●        World Blood Donor Day was celebrated on June 14, 2018 in the whole world.
●        The main purpose of this day is to increase the awareness of the need for safe blood blood products and to express gratitude by encouraging them to donate blood to the life saving blood donor.

Current Affairs 15th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

US imposes 25 percent duty on imports of $ 50 billion of Chinese goods
●        US President Donald Trump has announced to impose a 25 percent duty on imported goods worth $ 50 billion from China.
●        This can lead to a business dispute and seriousness.
●        The decision was taken by President Trump's top executives in which Finance Minister Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Minister Wilbur Ross was involved.

Current Affairs 15th Jun 2018: SPORTS

The only Indian challenge in the US Open badminton is Ajay Jayaram
●        Indian badminton player Ajay Jayaram has remained the sole Indian challenge in the US Open Badminton Tournament.
●        Major players such as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth are not included in this tournament.
●        India got disappointed in matches played on Wednesday night.
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.

India beat Afghanistan, won biggest Test in history
●        India, who are making a debut in Test cricket, have won the biggest win in Test history by defeating India by an innings and 262 runs.
●        In this one Test, India took the match in their own name in two days.
●        On the second day on Friday, India's first innings was reduced to 474 runs.
●        After this, Team India has abolished both shifts of Afghanistan (109 & 103) today.

Current Affairs 15th Jun 2018:DEFENSE

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.
●        The technologically excellent these radars will have the ability to scan 360 degree of mechanical rotation without antenna and they will be able to operate for 24 hours with minimum maintenance requirement.

Current Affairs 15th Jun 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

India and UK agree on MoU between Technical cooperation in the field of sustainable urban development
●        The Union Cabinet was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Britain in April 2018 on technical cooperation in the field of continuous urban development.
●        The objective of this MoU is to provide institutional support and strengthening it between India and the UK in the field of sustainable urban development.

India and Russia agree to issue joint stamps
●        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.

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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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