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Important Current Affairs 2nd July 2018

Important Current Affairs 2nd July 2018

Current Affairs 2nd July 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Election Commission of India will organize national consultation on accessible elections
●        The Election Commission of India will organize a two-day program on 'National Consultation on accessible elections' in New Delhi from 03 July 2018.
●        It was inaugurated by Mr. O.P., Chief Election Commissioner, in the presence of Election Commissioner Mr. Sunil Arora and Mr. Ashok Lavasa, Election Commissioner. Will be done by Rawat.
●        This program is part of the ECI's endless efforts of 'any voter will not be deprived' with special focus on 'Divyanjanjan'.

Inter-session meeting of the Consultative Committee on "Marine Fishing - Mariculture in India" topic

●        Hon'ble Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed the people in the inter-session meeting held in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu on July 2, 2018, on "Marine Fisheries in India - Mariculture in India" on the Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
●        Ministry of Agriculture has notified "National Maritime Fisheries Policy, 2017", which will provide direction to the development of the marine fisheries sector in the country for next 10 years.
●        For the 'Deep-Sea Fishing Boat', the Central Assistance is being given to the self-help groups / organizations of traditional fishermen upto 50% i.e. upto Rs 40 lakhs per boat.

Consumer price index for industrial workers of May 2018
●        The All-India Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers has increased by 1 point in May, 2018 to 289 points.
●        Based on the change in one month, CPI-IW recorded an increase of 0.35 percent during the period from April, 2018 to May, 2018.
●        The highest rise in the current index has come from the food group which has contributed 0.68 percent to the total change.

WAPCOS celebrates 50th raising day
●        Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Shri Nitin Gadkari, will be the Chief Guest of the 50th Foundation Day of Water and Power Consultancy Services.
●        The establishment day celebration will be held in Delhi's Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra tomorrow.
44th Advanced Professional Program
●        The Union Minister of State for North Eastern Region, Prime Minister's Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Minister of State for Space, Dr. Jitendra said here today that the direct recruitment of the Joint Secretary level will enrich the government.
●        The 44th Advanced Professional Program for Civil Servants and Officers was speaking in the inaugural address of these public administrations.
●        This selection process will be solely based on the specific needs of Medha and work.

Plans to raise Rs 3,250 crore from 4 companies
●        Four companies, including hotel hotels run from 'The Lalit' brand, submitted the documents to the IPO for the market regulator Sebi .
●        The IPO is expected to raise around Rs 3,250 crore by the four companies.
●        Other companies of Raheja Corporation's Hotel Chalet Hotel, Online Marketplace Indiamart Intermesh Ltd. And there are milltec machinery making agricultural processing equipment.
●        Together, these four public issues are expected to raise at least Rs 3,250 crore.

Red Corner Notice issued by Interpol against Neerav Modi
●        Interpol has issued a red corner notice against probing PNB scandal two billion dollars on the CBI's request fugitive diamond trader Nirav Modi, his brother Nishal Modi and his staff Subhash Parab.
●        This notice was issued on June 29, but the International Police Cooperation Agency has made it public today.
●        According to him, the smooth transit of Nirav Modi's border will now become difficult and it may be possible to arrest him along the way.

Solicitor General's post vacant since October
●        Before the 44-day long holidays of the Supreme Court, it was possible to appoint the new Solicitor General of government before reopening, but it did not happen.
●        Law community has expressed concern over this.
●        At present, there are 7 Additional Solicitors General in the apex court, including Maninder Singh, Tushar Mehta, Atmaram Nadkarni, Pinky Anand, Vikramjit Banerjee, Aman Lekhi and Sandeep Sethi.

Current Affairs 2nd July 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Exchange of fees related to disconnections through the fourth round of negotiations under the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement
●        The results of the fourth round of talks under the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement between six countries, namely Bangladesh, China, India, Lao PDR, Republic of Korea and Sri Lanka have come into effect from 1 July 2018.
●        The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement is a special initiative under the UN Escap, which aims at expanding trade through exchanges of tariff concessions among developing countries which are considered as members of the Asia-Pacific region.
●        It is effective since 1975.

EU warns on vehicle tariffs
●        The EU has cautioned the US about the threat to impose heavy duty on vehicles.
●        The EU has said that if America does this, then the counter-measures will be taken and this will cause huge damage to the US economy.
●        A letter written to US officials on Friday has been given a strong warning.

Missing Thailand football team secured
●        The location of the youth football team missing 9 days ago in a cave in northern Thailand has been revealed on Monday.
●        A provincial governor told that Thailand Navy Seals has found all the 13 missing people safe.
●        Chiang Rai's governor said that we found him safe, but the operation is not over yet.
●        With this team of Thailand, his coaches also went missing.

Current Affairs 2nd July 2018: SPORTS

Union Home Minister honored 17th World Police and Fire Games -2017 medal winners
●        Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh honored 17th World Police and Fire Games Medal winners in Los Angeles, California, USA on August 7-16, 2017
●        He was the Chief Guest of the function organized by All India Police Sports Control Board (AIPSCB) here today.
●        The 101-member Indian Police Team, 17th World Police and Fire Games returned with record 321 medals.

Rahul Dravid becomes the fifth Indian to join the ICC Hall of Fame
●        Rahul Dravid has been included in the International Cricket Council's Hall of Fame.
●        Team India 'A' chief coach Rahul Dravid is the fifth cricketer to receive this honor.
●        Apart from this, former Australian captain Ricky Ponting and former England cricketer Claire Taylor were also given the place in the Hall of Fame.
●        ICC announces the name of Rahul Dravid in a ceremony held in Dublin, Ireland

Wimbledon: Yuki Bhambri loses in first round
●        India's Yuki Bhambri failed to take advantage of a good start and lost out to Italy's player Thomas Fabiano of the lower ranking and went out of the first round in the men's singles of the Wimbledon Tennis Grand Slam Tournament.
●        Bhambri, 85th in the world, won the first set, but after that, he failed to stop the 131nd ranking of Fabiano and lost 6-2, 3-6, 3-6, 2-6.
Indian junior hockey team beat Bangladesh by 6-3
●        Indian junior hockey team scored third consecutive win by defeating Bangladesh by 6-3 on Monday in the third practice match.
●        In the match played at the Center Center here, the Indian team made an edge over Raj Kumar Pal's field goal in the third minute of the match.
●        However, in the 11th minute, Rashid Mahmood made the goalkeeper return to Bangladesh.

Current Affairs 2nd July 2018: ECONOMY

200 Companies got served Notice for giving Low GST
●        The Indirect Tax Department has issued notices to around 200 companies whose exact goods and services tax was not deposited.
●        The disclosures made in data mining have been known to underworize these companies or to sell the goods in cash to the customers.

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Important Current Affairs 1st July 2018

Important Current Affairs 1st July 2018

Current Affairs 1st July 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Kiren Rijiju will lead a high level delegation to participate in AMCDRR, 2018
●        Union Minister of State for Home, Mr. Kiren Rijiju will lead a high level ministerial delegation to participate in an Asian Ministerial Conference 2018 on the reduction in disaster risks being held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 03 to 06 July 2018.
●        in 2018, more than 3,000 delegates and participants from the Asian and Pacific countries, government and intergovernmental organizations, United Nations and international organizations and national societies of Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations, stakeholder groups, children and youth, civil society and community practitioners, Women, lawmakers, local officials, science and technology And academics, the private sector, is expected to attend the media, Diwyangajnon.
Conference of State Power Ministers will be held in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
●        The Conference of Power, New and Renewable Energy Ministers of States and Union Territories will be held in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh on July 3.
●        The conference will be inaugurated by the Minister of State for Power, New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh.
British Minister Baroness Williams met the Minister of State for Home, Mr. Kiren Rijiju
●        A delegation led by Britain's Equality Minister Baroness Williams held a meeting with the Indian delegation led by the Union Minister of State for Home, Mr. Kiren Rijiju here today.
●        During the discussions, several important issues were covered in cooperation matters, dealing with extremism, extradition, sharing criminal records, etc.

5000 digital villages in India
●        People from 5000 villages are now enjoying internet connectivity with WiFi facility.
●        With the help of optic fiber cable, WiFi Choupal has set a target to add 2.5 lakh gram panchayats to the Internet.
●        Addressing the 3000 gm entrepreneurs from all over the country, the Union Minister of Information Technology said that all WiFi Choupals in India will become centers of knowledge.
 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.

TRAI imposes penalty on Jio, Airtel, Idea, Vodafone
●        Major telecom companies Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel , Vodafone and Idea Cellular have not been able to meet the various quality standards of service.
●        Telecom Regulator TRAI has fined these companies for this.
●        TRAI has taken this step on the non-compliance of service quality standards during the December quarter.
●        He said that a penalty of around Rs 31 lakh was imposed on Reliance Jio .
Vijay Mallya's luxury jet auctioned in 35 crores
●        After at least four failed attempts, the service tax authority has got the buyer of liquor businessman Vijay Mallya's luxury jet .
●        Last Friday, the Aviation Management Company of Florida made the biggest bid of Rs 34.8 crore.
●        The service tax authority had decided to sell Mallya A319 jet plane.
●        Mallya used to travel from one country to other countries to deal with business from this plane.

Current Affairs 1st July 2018: DEFENSE

Golden Globe Race 2018
●        Indian Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy is ready to make a unique sea voyage.
●        This official is the only Asian invited to participate in the Golden Honor Globe race, which started today in France with Les Sables de Lone Harbor.
●        The Golden Globe Race is being operated by Sir Robin Knox Johnston, UK, in memory of the world's first non-stop cascading navigation, started in 1968.
●        Commander Abhilash Tomy is one of the most prominent sailors in India.

India to buy S-400 missile system from Russia
●        India is moving forward towards achieving five state -of -the - art S-400 Triumf Air Defense missile systems from Russia .
●        Despite the fears of a ban from the United States , the Ministry of Defense has been working to remove the impediment of the deal of about Rs 39,000 crore.
●        Under the proposed deal from Russia, 24 months after the final contract, the IAF will get the first S-400 aircraft with the Battle Management System, Radar and Launcher Weekly.
●        Within the next 60 months, that is, within 5 years, India will get the remaining S-400 squadrons, each with two firing units. I
Indian Army will soon have the Agni-V missile
●        India is preparing to join the First Batch Fire-V in the first interstate ballistic missile.
●        The significance of Agni-V is that the missile of this missile will remain directly to China.
●        India's military power will get more strength through this missile.
●        The missile capacity of the missile system is 5000 km. And it is able to kill with nuclear weapons.

Current Affairs 1st July 2018: RANKING

India ranks 73rd in ranking of Swiss banks
●        In the case of Swiss banks depositing money by citizens and companies of any country, India reached 73 in 2017 .
●        In this case Britain remains on top.
●        In 2016, India's position was 88th in this case.
●        The Indians' wealth has increased by 50% in Swiss banks to about 7,000 crore rupees.

Current Affairs 1st July 2018: SPORTS

Australia 15th time champion in Champions Trophy
●        India's dream of winning the Champions Champions Trophy was not completed and the team lost to defending champions Australia 1-3 in a penalty shootout.
●        This is the second consecutive time when India beat Australia in the Champions Trophy trophy final.
●        This is Australia's 15th Champions Trophy title, while India could not even win this title once.
●        This was the 37th and final season of the tournament.

Current Affairs 1st July 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

All CSCs in the country will act as commercial correspondents of banks
●        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 was displayed.
●        Union Finance, Railways and Coal Minister Shri Piyush Goyal said that 2.90 lakh shared services will now be able to work as a business representative.

 16 different countries will make the world's largest business group
●        By the end of the year, the world's largest trading group can come into being.
●        On Sunday, the business ministers of Asian countries made one more step in this direction.
●        There can be a consensus on the free trade agreement in the next few months .
●        As Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnerships, Ministers of 16 countries met in Tokyo on Sunday and efforts were made to overcome mutual differences.
●        The special thing is that this group includes India , China, Japan while the US is not.

Pakistan lists 471 Indian prisoners to India
●        On Sunday, Pakistan handed over a list of 471 Indian prisoners lodged in Indian jails to the Indian High Commission.
●        The Pakistan Foreign Ministry issued a statement in this regard and said that the list is in line with the provisions of the Consular Access Agreement between Islamabad and New Delhi on May 21, 2008.
●        The list contains 418 fishermen and other prisoners who were arrested for allegedly being illegally entering the Pakistani waters.

Saudi Arabia to earn 90 billion dollars allowing women to drive
●        The historic decision to give women rights to driving in Saudi Arabia has been implemented on Sunday.
●        The decision alone alone will make Saudi Arabia a billion dollar earner.
●        By the year 2030, alone, there is hope of earning so much as the government company is going to sell 5% of Aramco.
●        With this decision, Saudi could earn more than $ 90 billion by 2030.

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Important Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Tourism Minister inaugurates Jodhpur Hospitality Management Institute
●        Union Minister of State for Tourism K J Alphons inaugurated the Institute of Hospitality Management, Jodhpur today.
●        India is one of the fastest growing tourism economies in the world and in 2017, Indian tourism sector has recorded an increase of 20.8 percent over the 7 percent global growth rate.
Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Enables of Mumbai were declared World Heritage Sites
●        As another historic achievement, India's 'Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Enables' of Mumbai was listed on UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.
●        This decision was taken in the 42nd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Bahrain Manama.
●        India accepted the new name of Inseb 'Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Enables of Mumbai'.
●        This has become the second city in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, after Mumbai City, Ahmedabad.

S. Ramesh took charge as Central Indirect Tax and Customs Board Chairman
●        S. Ramesh, while retiring Mrs. Vanaja N Sarna, today took charge as the Central Insider Tax and Chairman of the Seema Kar Board. He was a member of the board before his promotion.
●        S. Ramesh started his career as central excise duty in Mumbai and later as assistant commissioner of Mumbai Customs.
●        He has worked in different positions at places like Hyderabad, Nagpur, Chennai, Trichy.
●        He was Chief Commissioner of Customs Zone from Chennai from 2013 to 2016.

Tata Steel will build Europe's second largest venture with Thysnruprup
●        A joint venture with Tata Steel and German company Thyssenkrupp AG has agreed.
●        Tata Steel said that it has agreed to establish a joint joint venture with ThyssenCrup with a 50: 50 percent stake.
●        Along with this , the way to become the second largest steel company after Lakshmi Nivas Mittal's ArcelorMittal has opened in Europe .
●        The new steel company will have a total of 48,000 employees and will produce about 21 million tonnes of steel annually.
Reliance will acquire US Radisson for 5G services
●        Reliance Industries has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of US telecommunications solutions company Radisson.
●        Its purpose is to prepare Geo for future features such as 5G and Internet of Things.
●        This deal of the company will be completely cash.
●        The deal is likely to be worth about $ 7.4 million.

Satya Sharmila became India's first transgender lawyer
●        In society, the people of the right transgender community have started getting recognition gradually .
●        In the same sequence, a name was filed in Tamilnadu and Puducherry Bar Council on Saturday, which gave India the first transgender lawyer.
●        So far none of the Transgender community has been able to reach this position.

India’s Yuki will contest against Fabio at Wimbledon
●        India's top singles tennis player Yuki Bhambri will start her campaign in Wimbledon from the match against the old rival of Italy's Thomas Fabiano .
●        Six Indian players have been included in the draw for this Major Grass Court Tournament duo.
●        Yuki has played against this player in Italy three times, but every time he is disappointed.
●        The last time both players were in the Nottingham Challenger tournament in 2017.

Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

1st July, 2018 will be celebrated as 'GST Day'
●        The Government of India will celebrate as a 'GST Day' tomorrow, July 1, 2018, on completion of one year after the completion of one year of unprecedented improvement in the Indian tax system, namely, the object and service tax.
●        The first year has been remarkable in both the different types of challenges and the desire and ability of policy makers and tax administrators to handle them better.
●        The first year of GST has been an example of becoming a participant in this unprecedented improvement in the Indian tax system of Indian taxpayers for the world.

Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018: AWARDS

Chhattisgarh received two national awards in health sector
●        In the field of health, Chhattisgarh has got two national awards.
●        Chhattisgarh was awarded on June 29, 2018 for better performance in the Maternal Mortality Rate and the Prime Minister's Safe Motherhood campaign.
●        According to the official sources of the state government, in these two campaigns two "I Play for 9 Achikeres Award" has been awarded for the state's outstanding performance.

Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Air Asia Director summoned in the case of bribe
●        The airline company AirAsia director Ramachandran Venkataraman has been summoned by the CBI for questioning on July 3 for questioning.
●        The agency has issued summons in connection with alleged bribery allegations from the Central Government for securing clearance for international operations.

Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018: SPORTS

Argentina out from FIFA World Cup 2018
●        Lionel Messi led Argentina team went out with a defeat in the first match of the knockout stages of the FIFA World Cup.
●        Argentina suffered a 3-4 defeat at the hands of France in the first round of the World Cup knockout round .
●        France made it to the quarter-finals.

Olympics champion runner Ohuruogu retired
●        Britain's female runner-up Kristen Ohrougou, who won gold at the Beijing Olympics, retired from athletics at the age of 34 on Saturday.
●        Ohrougou won gold medal in women's 400 meter race in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
●        A year later, he did his title in the world championship in Osaka.
●        Ohrougou was able to retain the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics and the world title in 2013.
AITA agrees to play Bopanna and Sharan together in Asian Games
●        The All India Tennis Association has agreed to launch the duo on the request of Star Player Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan as pair in the Asian Games, from which experienced Leander Paes will have to pair with Young Sumit Nagal.
●        Bopanna and Sharan had urged the AITA and Sports Ministry to have their pair formed.
800 meters race: Kerala's Johnson broke the 42-year-old National Record
●        Gibson Johnson of Kerala performed brilliantly in the men's 800-meter race, breaking the 42-year-old national record of Shriram Singh .
●        On the second day of the 58th National Interstate Senior Athletics Championship, the 27-year-old player won gold with 1 minute 45.65 seconds.
●        Earlier this record was named after Shri Ram Singh.
●        He made this record in the 1976 Olympic Games.
Malaysian Open: Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu lose in semifinals
●        World number-7 Kidambi Srikanth and World number-3 PV Sindhu have lost in the semi-finals in men in the Malaysian Open.
●        World number-1 and current champion Tae Young of badminton player Tai Juying entered the final by defeating PV Sindhu of India.

Shiva & Surajbala enters in the Asian Games team
●        Shiv Thapa, after winning the trials , got the position in the Indian boxing team selected for the Asian Games .
●        Sarjubala Devi made the women's team in 51kg competition.
●        Former World Bronze Medalist and three-time Asian medalist Shiva defeated Commonwealth Games silver medalist Manish Kaushik.
●        Sarjubala defeated former Bronze Medalist Pinky Jangra of Commonwealth Games

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Important Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Members of the Mission Shaurya Group met the Prime Minister
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today met a group of 10 tribal students of Maharashtra.
●        These students were part of the initiative of 'Tribal Development' initiative of the Maharashtra government's 'Mission Shaurya'.
●        Five students of this group successfully climbed Mount Everest in May 2018.
●        Students shared their experiences with the Prime Minister during training and the climb of Mt. Everest.
Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for projects in AIIMS
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of National Veterans Center in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today.
●        Through this, multi-specialty healthcare will be available for the elderly.
●        Its General Ward will have 200 beds.
●        During the same program, the Prime Minister also inaugurated 555-bed Super Specialty Block at Safdarjung Hospital.

National General Document Registration System adopted in Punjab and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
●        Union Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines Minister, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the National General Document Registration System in all the Deputy Registrar's Offices of Andaman and Nicobar Islands through video conferencing from New Delhi.
●        Due to languages, processes, formulas and formats, the State Government has developed a National General Documents Registration System through the National Informatics Center to find suitable solutions for diversity and variations prevailing in the state in which the needs of all the states were included. is.
The policy commission released the first delta ranking of aspiring districts.
●        Based on self-reported data, ranking candidates based on better performance in the months of April and May 2018 of aspiring districts.
●        The Policy Commission today announced the health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion and skill development and infrastructure for the aspiring districts on the basis of self-reported data of districts between March 31, 2018 to May 31, 2018. First Delta ranking started in five developmental areas.
●        Policy commission CEO Amitabh Kant favored the Champions of Change dashboard and highlighted the deep interest shown by the districts in providing instant data.

Vodafone Becomes Second Big Telecom Company after Jio
●        Leaving behind Vodafone India, Reliance Jio has become the second largest company in the country in terms of income.
●        In the quarter ended March 2018, Geo earns Rs 6,217 crore, which is 15 percent higher than the previous quarter.
●        According to the data of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Bharti Airtel is still a market leader, although the gap between Geo and Gao has decreased rapidly.
●        Bharti's revenues in the March quarter stood at Rs 7,087 crore, which is 10 percent lower than the previous quarter.
 Government bank to create common portal for retail loans
●        Government banks in the country are preparing to create a common portal to distribute loans.
●        Through it, the customer has a plan to give personal and other retail loans at cheap rate on the basis of his credentials.
●        Banks can also get help from the government in this work.
●        This trick can later be divided into small and micro enterprises.
Indira Awas Yojana will now be closed 
●        Indira Gandhi's 100th birth anniversary will be closed by one of the last schemes under their name - Indira Awas Yojana will also be closed in government files.
●        The central government has asked all the states to get fresh data for closure of IAE.
●        IAY is a housing scheme for rural areas, which was started four decades ago by the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the name of his mother and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
 Government to give Delhi Milk Scheme lease for 30 years
●        The Central Government has not been able to sell Air India yet, but it has decided that it will not sell milk to the residents.
●        One of the oldest schemes of the Government of India, Delhi Milk Scheme is being offered on lease for 30 years.
●        DMS was started in 1959 by then President Rajendra Prasad.
●        Now one of the country's leading milk cooperatives will run it on lease for 30 years.
 Bank will resort to 'face reading'
●        In order to avoid defaulters like Vijay Mallya, some of Gujarat's banks are preparing to identify the face and identify the fraudsters.
●        The banks have sought help from the Gujarat Forensic Science University in this case.
●        Micro expression is the change in facial expressions in the 25th of a second.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will released a coin of 125 rupees on Statistics Day
●        Vice President Venkaiah Naidu launched a coin of 125 rupees on Friday.
●        This coin is released in memory of the great scientist and statistician Pacific Chandra Mahalanobis.
●    On the occasion of 125th birth anniversary of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, the government has decided to release this new coin in their memory.

Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018: SCHEMES

 Prabhu launched mobile app 'Reunite'
●        Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Shri Suresh Prabhu launched a mobile app.
●        The name of this app is 'Reunite'.
●        This app will assist in detecting lost children in India.
●        In his address on this occasion, the Minister appreciated the NGO 'Childhood Bachao Andolan' and 'Capgemini' to develop this app. 

President Ram Nath Kovind launches 'Solar Charkha Mission'
●        President Rama Nath Kovind launched the 'Solar Charkha Mission' on 27th June 2018 on the occasion of United Nations MSME Day, to mark the important economic role played by the micro, small and medium industries.
●        The solar Charkha Mission will include 50 groups.
●        This mission has been started with the aim of providing employment to the artisans.
●        This mission will cover 50 cluster and each cluster will employ 400 to 2000 artisans.

Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Climate change can affect India's GDP: World Bank
●        According to a World Bank report, climate change can be very heavy on India's economy and this could lead to a loss of 2.8 percent to its GDP by 2050.
●        According to the report, due to climate change, the average annual temperature of the atmosphere is expected to rise by 1-2 degrees in three decades.
●        This change in climate change can affect the level of life of nearly half of India's population by 2050.

Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

12th statistics day celebrated on June 29
●        Statistics Day is celebrated every year on June 29 in India.
●        It is celebrated in honor of the prominent Indian scientific and statistician P. C. Mahalanobis in the field of economic planning and statistics development.
●        This day is celebrated at the national level.

Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

The United States has shown stricterity on India about oil imports from Iran
●        The US has also shown stricterity on India regarding oil imports from Iran .
●        There is a shock for India trying to be self-sufficient at the level of energy and it may have to be compelled before the United States to avoid restrictions.
America opens new military headquarters in South Korea
●        In South Korea , American troops opened their new headquarters and termed it Washington's largest foreigner.
●        This headquarter has been opened in a time when US President Donald Trump had said a few weeks ago that he wants to bring soldiers back home.
●        There is a treaty between the United States and South Korea and for decades the American Security Force is headquartered in Korea's Yongshan.

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Important Current Affairs 28th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 28th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 28th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Prime Minister will dedicate and lay foundation of important projects in AIIMS
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will go to New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on June 29, 2018.
●        He will lay the foundation of National Center for Older Persons in AIIMS.
●        In this, multi-specialty medical care will be provided to the elderly. There will be 200 General Ward beds.
●        During this function, Prime Minister will inaugurate 555-bed Super Specialty Block of Safdarjung Hospital.

500th death anniversary of Saint Kabir
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi went to Maghar in Uttar Pradesh's Sant Kabir Nagar today.
●        He offered a wreath at Sant Kabir Samadhi on the occasion of 500th full day of great saint and poet Kabir.
●        Prime Minister Sant Kabir went to the cave and unveiled the plaque, laid the foundation stone of the Saint Kabir Academy.
●        This academy will spread the teachings and ideas of the great saint.
Fourth National Consultation Meeting will be held in New Delhi on June 29, 2018
●        Fourth National Consultation Meeting of Ministers in charge of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs in the States and Union Territories will be held in New Delhi on June 29, 2018.
●        The meeting will be chaired by Union Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution Minister, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan.
Home Minister's Special Operations Medal
●        The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh has approved the formation of the "Home Minister's Special Operations Medal".
●        Officials of the State and Union Territories, Police Officers, Central Police Organizations (CPOs), Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and the security organization involved in special operations will be eligible for these medals.

Policy commission will issue first delta ranking under 'aspiring district program'
●        The policy commission will release the first delta ranking under the 'aspiring district program' tomorrow ie, 29th June, 2018.
●        Through this ranking, the progressive progress achieved by various districts will be measured between 31 March, 2018 and 31 May 2018.
●        Rankings of different districts have been done through 49 important performance indicators in transparent manner on the parameters like health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion and skill development and basic infrastructure.

Sangli turmeric gets GI tag
●        Geographical Index Racking from the Indian Patent Office on March 27, 2018, provided Sangli's turmeric in Maharashtra.
●        Farmers who used to cultivate turmeric in Sangli had been demanding GI tags for Sangli Chi Haladie Sangli's turmeric for a long time.
●        About 200 years ago, the farmers of Sangli had discovered a special way for turmeric production and its storage.

Oxytocin restriction in India will be effective from July
●        Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has banned the construction of the private sector of the extensively used oxytocin medicines in the country from July 1 to remove milk from milch animals.
●        Also, imports from foreign countries have been banned.
●        Private sector drug manufacturers will not be allowed to produce oxytocin from July 1 for domestic use.

Gobind Singh Dev becomes the first Sikh to join the Malaysian Cabinet
●        Indian-origin politician Gobind Singh Dev has been made Cabinet Minister in Malaysia.
●        He is the first person in the minority community to be appointed as minister in the history of the country.
●        45-year-old Gobind Singh Dev has been appointed Minister of Communication and Multimedia.
●        Dev Bhaktan is one of the two indigenous people involved in the Harapan Alliance cabinet.

85 percent of fraud in public sector banks: RBI
●        Nearly 6,500 cases of banking fraud have emerged this year. Of these, 85 percent of the cases are from public sector banks.
●        They have lost more than 30,000 crores.
●        It has been addressed by the recent financial stability report of RBI.
●        According to him, in the top 10 fraud in 2018, banks have lent more than Rs 10,000 crore.
●        Financial year 2017 saw a loss of nearly Rs 20,000 crore in about 5,000 frauds.
After the merger, the name will be Vodafone Idea Limited
●        Idea Cellular's shareholders have approved the name of the country's third largest telecom company, Vodafone Idea Limited.
●        The merger of the two companies was expected to be completed by June, but now it can be delayed for at least one month.

Current Affairs 28th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Financial Action Task Force added Pakistan to 'Gray List'
●        The Financial Action Task Force has retained Pakistan again on June 27, 2018 in the 'Gray List'.
●        Pakistan has chosen its finance minister Shamshad Akhtar to defend the country.
●        Akhtar will keep Pakistan's side in the FATF meeting and demand to remove name from the gray list.
●        Along with this, the Pakistan Finance Minister will brief FATF about the steps taken to eliminate money laundering, terrorist funding and terrorism.
Emergency declared in Papua New Guinea due to polio outbreak
●        In Papua New Guinea 18 years later, a new case of polio has emerged.
●        Papua New Guinea was declared polio free 18 years ago.
●        A health emergency has been announced in Papua New Guinea.
●        According to the Health Ministry report, polio virus has been confirmed in three regions of Morob, Madang and Eastern Highlands.

China to reduce tax on imports of 8,549 items from 5 countries including India
●        China has indicated signs of increasing friendship with India on the trade front.
●        Preparing to reduce tax on more than 8,500 items imported from India.
●        Apart from India, China has made preparations for tariffs on chemicals, farm products and metals which are imported from 4 other neighboring countries.

Current Affairs 28th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Indian Rupee reaches minimum level of rupee against dollar
●        Compared to US dollar, continuous decline in Indian rupee continues.
●        Indian Rupee reached the lowest level of 69.10 on June 28, 2018, against a dollar.
●        In the Inter-Banking Currency market, the rupee opened at 68.87 per dollar against the dollar and 49 paise fall in the opening trade to Rs 69.10 per dollar.

50 percent increase in indian money in Swiss banks
●        According to the report released by the Swiss National Bank , Indians' wealth has increased by 50% in Swiss banks to about 7,000 crore rupees.
●        The money raised directly by the Indians in Swiss bank accounts increased to 99.9 million Swiss francs (about Rs 6,900 crore) and the money collected through others has also increased to 1.6 million Swiss francs (about 110 million rupees).
●        According to statistics, total foreign customers bank accounts in Switzerland wealth is more than 1460 billion Swiss francs (Rs 100 million).

Current Affairs 28th Jun 2018: DEFENSE

Army can buy goods from any canteens
●        Now the army will be able to carry luggage and liqueurs from any canteens across the country.
●        So far he had to take luggage and Liquor from the same unit run canteen (urc) from where he was issued a smart card.
●        If they used to take luggage from another canteen, they had to take no-objection certificates from their unit canteen.
●        But now the army has ended its obligation.

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Important Current Affairs 27th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 27th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 27th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

President inaugurates Udyam Sangam-2018
●        President Shri Ram Nath Kovind today inaugurated the Udyam Sangam-2018 organized by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to celebrate the other United Nations Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Day.
●        On this occasion, the President also launched the solar charkha and MSME Contact Portal.
●        The President said that the Udyam Sangam-2018 is an important effort to develop an effective eco system for the MSME sector.

Proposal to include experienced doctors in education, clinical / public health programs approved
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal of the Center and the institutions of Central Government to include experienced doctors in education, clinical and public health programs.
●        The purpose of this acceptance is to ensure that the doctors of Central Health Services (CHS) and other Ministries / Departments / Institutions of Central Government specially work in areas of specialization when the age of 62 is fulfilled.

Approval for setting up additional emergency petroleum reserves in Karnataka
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of emergency petroleum reserves in two locations namely Padur of Karnataka and 6.5 metric tonnes in Odisha's Silverkhole and the dedicated SPM for these two SPRs.
●        SPR establishments will be underground for silverkhole and posture and their capacity will be 4 MMT and 2.5 MMT respectively.
●        The government had announced to set up two additional SPRs in the budget announcement of 2017-18.

Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bahrain for cooperation in the field of health care
●        The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bahrain for cooperation in the field of health care.
●        The following areas of cooperation have been included in the Memorandum of Understanding:
●        Exchange of information including publications and research results.
●        Government officials, academic staff, scholars, teachers, experts and students' visits to each other.
MoU between India and Denmark for cooperation in the field of animal husbandry and dairy
●        The Union Cabinet was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Denmark for cooperation in the field of Animal Husbandry and Dairying.
●        The MoU was signed on April 16, 2018.
●        The aim of this MoU is to promote the development of bilateral cooperation in the field of animal husbandry and dairy to widen the existing knowledge on the basis of dairy development and institutional sustainability.

Cabinet Approves Fund for National Export Insurance Account Trust
●        Under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved Grant-in-aid of Rs 1,040 crore for National Export Insurance Account Trust.
●        This fund will be used for 3 years between 2017-18 to 2019-20.
●        440 crore rupees have already been received for the year 2017-18.
●        In the year 2018-19 and 2019-20, every year 300 million rupees will be given to NEIA.

Cabinet Approves Capital Investment to Export Credit Guarantee Corporation Limited
●        The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved capital investment of Rs 2,000 crore to strengthen the Export Credit Guarantee Corporation Limited.
●        This capital investment will be done during the 3 financial years.
●        In the financial year 2017-18, Rs 50 crore will be invested, Rs 1,450 crore in FY 2018-19 and Rs 500 crore in FY 2019-20.

51 lakh houses sanctioned in three years of its implementation under PMAY
●        Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs organized a meeting of its 35th Central Approval and Monitoring Committee of the Prime Minister's housing scheme, in which a total of 3,18,900 houses of six states / union territories were approved.
●        Simultaneously, PMAY has sanctioned more than 51 lakh dwelling units against the estimated demand of 10 million.
India is the most dangerous country for women: Thomson Reuters survey
●        Global Survey conducted by Thomson Reuters Foundation for the safety of women.
●        According to this survey, India has become the world's most dangerous country for women.
●        Survey shows that war-torn Syria and Afghanistan are also in a better position than India.
●        Somalia and Saudi Arabia also have a better status than women in terms of security.
Announcement of organizing Nutrition Campaign Tech-Thon by Ministry of Women and Child Development
●        The Central Women and Child Development Ministry announced a one-day seminar on 'Tech-Thon' in New Delhi on June 28, 2018.
●        Organizing this seminar is being done to bring effective behavioral changes in the beneficiaries to show the nutrition campaign and to create an atmosphere in this regard, to exchange ideas and to support the movement of people to launch mass movement.
●        This expedition focuses on specific goals to be achieved on different parameters over the next few years. Earlier, at the top level in the country, nutrition was not given much importance.

Haryana Government approves amendment in Deen Dayal Jan Housing Scheme
●        In the Cabinet meeting chaired by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, the proposal to amend the Deen Dayal Jan Housing Scheme- Economical Planned Accommodation Policy, 2016 was approved in the Cabinet meeting held on 26th June 2018.
●        Under this category only 40 percent of the total planned residential area of the city will be given for development of housing project.
●        The maximum plot area has been set at 150 square meters in this scheme.
Government has proposed to form a new commission by terminating the UGC

●        The Central Government has prepared a draft bill for the establishment of the Higher Education Commission of India on 27th June 2018 replacing the University Grants Commission.
●        According to the draft bill, India's new Higher Education Commission will focus solely on academic matters, while financial rights will be subject to the Ministry.
●        The government is going to make big changes to improve the quality of education.
●        In the monsoon session, the government can present this bill in Parliament.

Current Affairs 27th Jun 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

India and Germany signed MoU on cooperation in civil aviation sector
●        The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Germany for cooperation in the field of civil aviation.
●        The title of this MOU is a joint declaration of the interest between India and Germany on cooperation in the civil aviation sector.
●        The Joint Declaration will make effective evolution in the air transport between India and Germany.

Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Singapore on cooperation in the field of employment
●        The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Singapore for its cooperation in the field of urban planning and development.
●        The Memorandum of Understanding was signed on May 31, 2018.

Current Affairs 27th Jun 2018: AWARDS

'Sagarmala' got Golden Award in 52nd Scotch Conference in 2018
●        The flagship program of the Shipping Ministry, "Sagarmala", was recently received by the Shipping Ministry in the 52nd Scotch Conference in New Delhi, in 2018, in the infrastructure sector.
●        This award has been given to Sagarmala in view of its contribution in the socio-economic transformation of India and its role in the development of quick and basic sector.
●        The order of merit was also provided during the Sagarmala program during the conference.

Current Affairs 27th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

'Statistics Day' will be celebrated on June 29, 2018
●        In respect of the remarkable contribution made by late Professor PC Mahalanobis in the areas of Statistics, Statistical System and Economic Planning, the Government of India has, in the category of special days to be celebrated annually on national level, on June 29 as 'Statistics Day' have set.
●        On June 29, 2017, Professor PC Mahalanobis was celebrated as the birth anniversary.
●        The Indian Statistical Institute has organized year-long celebrations, which will culminate on June 29, 2018.

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Important Current Affairs 26th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 26th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 26th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Cleanliness work plan for 10 new clean icon places
●        Today, 10 new heritage sites in the country created a work plan to increase their hygiene standards to a standardized level.
●        These places are: Shri Raghavendra Swamy Math Mantralaya (Andhra Pradesh), Thousand Diary Palace (West Bengal), Sri Brahma Sarovar Temple (Haryana), Vidur Kuti Temple (Uttar Pradesh), Mana Village (Uttarakhand), Pangong Tso (Jammu and Kashmir) , Shri Nag Vasuki Mandir (Uttar Pradesh), Nupty Keithel (Manipur), Sri Dharma Aastha Mandir (Kerala) and Kanvashram (Uttarakhand).
●        This is the third step of the Clean Permanent Places (SIP) with the coordination of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
●        This is the initiative of Swachh Bharat Mission.

Constitution of Committee for Standardization and Indigenization in Metro Rail System
●        The transport structure is one of the key factors for the country's progress.
●        Rapid industrialization, urbanization, globalization and urban centers, cities and cities are increasingly crowding the population.
●        There are 490 km of metro lines in ten cities of the country.
●        Over 600 kilometers of metro rail projects in various cities are under construction.

Visa discount to foreign designers in handicrafts sector
●        In order to give employment visas to foreign designers, the handicrafts sector has been given exemption from the minimum wage term for a period of up to two years i.e. 30th June, 2020.
●        This step will help exporters to take services of international designers according to their needs.

6 agreements between India and Seychelles 
●        Six agreements were signed during the visit of Seychelles President Danny Faroe to India on June 25, 2018.
●        During this time, India and Seychelles agreed to work together in accordance with the interests of each other on Agasson Island Project, moving forward defense relations.
●        India has announced a loan of $ 100 million for Seychelles to purchase defense equipment.

Court gives permission to ED to extradite Nirav Modi
●        The special court of Mumbai has allowed the extradition of Nirav Modi while accepting the ED 's application .
●        The ED had approached the Special Court against Neerav, accused of Rs.13,500 crore PNB scam.
Central government employees will not get overtime allowance
●        Now the Central Government employees will not get overtime allowance .
●        According to the order issued by the Ministry of Personnel, no employee will be given overtime allowance except the operational staff.
●        This step has been taken following recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission.

IKEA will open restaurant in India
●        The world's largest furniture maker, Ikea , is going to open the first store and restaurant in India .
●        The company's most special item will not be 'Swedish Meatballs'.
●        Next month, Ikea is going to open its 1,000-seater cafeteria in 37,000 square meters in Hyderabad.
●        In the restaurant some Indian cuisine will also be served.
●        Swedish meatballs will not be available with beef and pork.

Ministry of Women and Child Development released report on 'women in prisons'
●        The Central Women and Child Development Ministry has released a report on 'Women in Jails' on June 25, 2018.
●        Various changes have been suggested in National Adarsh Jail Manual 2016 in Reception to make it consistent with international standards.
●        In this report, 134 recommendations have been made so that improving the lives of closed women in prison.

Current Affairs 26th Jun 2018: AWARDS

The President has given national awards of excellent services in the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.
●        President Shri Ramnath Kovind presented the National Award for Excellence in Excellence in the Prevention of Drugs and Drug Abuse on the occasion of International Day of Drug Abuse and Illegal Trade Negative Day in New Delhi.
●        This problem becomes even more complex due to the sensitive geographical location of India between Myanmar-Laos-Thailand's Golden Triangle and the areas known as 'Golden Crescent' of Iran-Afghanistan-Pakistan.

Current Affairs 26th Jun 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission 15th meeting took place in Australia
●        The 15th meeting of the India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission was held on June 25, 2018 in Canberra, Australia.
●        The meeting was chaired jointly by the Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu and Australia's Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Mr. Steven Ciobo.
●        The meeting of the Joint Ministerial Commission was held in a goodwill environment after a gap of four years.

Current Affairs 26th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Praggnanandhaa became India's first and second youngest Grandmaster in the world
●        Chennai's R. Praggnanandhaa has become India's first youngest Grandmaster.
●        They are in second place with this achievement globally.
●        Praggnanandhaa has achieved this achievement only at the age of 12 years.
●        Praggnanandhaa achieved this achievement by reaching the final round of the Grenadin Open Chess Tournament in Italy.

University of Michigan researchers developed the world's smallest computer
●        'Micro Micro Mot', the world's smallest computer, has been developed by researchers from the University of Michigan of America.
●        Researchers have made this computer to help in the medical field.
●        In March 2018, IBM released a small computer, which was just one MM size, smaller than a salt grain.
●        But now scientists from the University of Michigan have made the world's smallest computer.
●        Its size is only 0.3 millimeters.

IndiGo Chief Commercial Officer Sanjay Kumar resigns
●        Indigo airline said on Monday that the company's Chief Commercial Officer Sanjay Kumar has resigned and now William Bolter will replace him.
●        IndiGo Airline Chairman and full time director Aditya Ghosh has also resigned two months ago.
●        His resignation will be effective from July 15.
●        Bolter is currently the Chief Strategy Officer of the airline and he will now take over the post of Kumar.

Current Affairs 26th Jun 2018: SPORTS

Louise Hamilton wins the French Grand Prix title
●        Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the French Grand Prix title on June 24, 2018.
●        Louise Hamilton strengthened his grip on the drivers' world championship table.
●        Max Wastepen of Red Bull was in second place in the competition, while third place Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen got it.
●        Daniel remained at the fourth place.
●        Sebastian Vettel got fifth place.

Current Affairs 26th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Tata Steel to raise Rs 12 billion
●        Tata Steel is preparing to raise Rs. 12 thousand crore from non-convertible debentures.
●        The company gave this information to the stock exchanges on Saturday.
●        The company will seek approval from the shareholders for the July 20 Annual General Meeting.
●        Earlier, Tata Steel had raised Rs 12,800 crore in March from the rights issue.

Jaiprakash Associates to Sell Cement Business to ACC 
●        Jaiprakash Associates Limited is talking to ACC Ltd , which is controlling Lafargeholms with the sale of the remaining part of its cement business .
●        This part has installed production capacity of about 55 lakh tonnes per annum.
●        JP Associates wants to sell it for Rs 5200 crores.
●        JP has given an exclusive liability agreement from ACC to July 31.

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Important Current Affairs 25th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 25th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 25th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Prime Minister will inaugurate Annual Meeting of AIIB tomorrow in Mumbai
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the third annual meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
●        This is a multilateral development bank and whose mission is to improve social and economic development beyond Asia and beyond.
●        The theme of this year's meeting is "Finance-funding for infrastructure: Innovation and cooperation".

Livestock export from Nagpur airport will start this month
●        For the first time on June 30, 2018, sheep and goats will be exported from Nagpur airport to Sharjah.
●        About one lakh sheep goats will be exported from Nagpur airport during three months period.
●        The project is being embodied in conjunction with the joint efforts of the Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport, Air India, Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Commerce located in Nagpur.

Suresh Prabhu chaired the 15th session of the India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission
●        Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, India today co-chaired the 15th session of the India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission with Australia's Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Mr. Steven Seibo in Canberra.
●        Both the ministers gave special emphasis on the need to increase bilateral trade and investment.
Group of dignitaries constituted for the study of SEZ policy

●        The first meeting of 'Group of dignitaries' constituted by the Government of India for the study of Special Economic Zones Policy of India was organized on June 22, 2018 under the chairmanship of Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation.
●        The Minister requested the members of this group to review the entire system of SEZ and suggest necessary policy changes to make the SEZ policy simplified and transparent.
Investments in 9 more projects from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in India

●        Union Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Piyush Goyal said that India is now hoping to invest in 9 more projects from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
●        India is expecting this kind of after seven years of acquiring approximately 28% of the total loan amount of $ 1.4 billion given by this bank for 7 projects.
Under the Prime Minister's Housing Scheme, 51 lakh houses sanctioned in three years of its implementation
●        Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs organized its 35th Central Approval and Monitoring Committee meeting on June 25, 2018, in which a total of 3,18,900 houses of six states / union territories were approved.
●        Simultaneously, PMAY has sanctioned more than 51 lakh dwelling units against the estimated demand of 10 million.
●        This plan is completing three years of its implementation today.
United Nations MSME Day will be celebrated on June 27, 2018
●        The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises will organize a National Conference on the occasion of United Nations MSME Day on June 27, 2018.
●        The purpose of this conference is to encourage communication and partnership between the various stakeholders of the MSME Economic System and to promote innovation on MSME related issues and to share knowledge.
●        President Shri Ramnath Kovind will inaugurate the Conference in Vigyan Bhawan.

National Tribal Commission will organize a national level seminar on conservation of weaker tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

●        National Tribal Commission will organize a national level seminar on the preservation of weaker tribes of Andaman & Nicobar Islands in New Delhi on 27th and 28th January, 2018.
●        NCST has invited 44 ministries / departments to present their own strategies for the weaker sections of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
●        The seminar is being organized in collaboration with the Indian Anthropological Survey.
Government will set up 3,000 forest wealth centers across the country
●        The Government will set up 3,000 forest wealth centers by involving 30,000 self-help groups across the country under the forest fund scheme of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
●        Under a transformational initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Ambedkar Jubilee celebration of Tribal Ministry and Forest Fodder of TRAI FED at Bijapur, Chhattisgarh on April 14, 2018.
●        Under the One Fund Scheme 10 self-help groups of 30-30 tribal collectors were formed in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh.

Arjit Basu appointed as new managing director of SBI
●        The Central Government has recently appointed Basu as Managing Director in State Bank of India (SBI).
●        With his appointment, SBI will have 4 managing directors.
●        This post was vacant after Rajneesh Kumar was appointed the Chairman.
●        Arjit basu will remain the Managing Director of State Bank of India till October 2020.
The approval of the committee for fixing the standard of metro rail
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the constitution of a committee to fix the standard for the metro rail system in the country on 24 June 2018.
●        The committee of the committee is given to the famous Metro Man E Sreedharan.
●        Sreedharan has been the Managing Director of Delhi Metro from 1995 to 2012.
●        Prior to this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi did the video of expansion of Delhi Metro from Mundka to Bahadurgarh through video conferencing.

Current Affairs 25th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Saudi Aramco and Adenoc signed MOU for partnership in Ratnagiri Refinery Project in Maharashtra
●        Saudi Aramco and Adenoc signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for jointly developing and manufacturing integrated refinery and petrochemicals complex in Ratnagiri in Maharashtra.
●        This project will be executed by Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited.
●        The above mentioned MOU was established between Amin H. Nasser, President and CEO of Saudi Aram and State Minister of United Arab Emirates and CEO of Adnoc Group, Hon'ble Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber.
Tayeb Erdogan elected Turkish President for the second time
●        President Rajab Tayeb Erdogan has won in Turkish Presidential elections.
●        Erdogan has been in power for the past 15 years.
●        The Turkish voters voted for the first time in the presidential and parliamentary elections.
●        Erdogan retains his position, becoming the first executive president of the country with more powers.
●        According to figures released by the Turkish government's Anadolu Agency, Erdogan has received 52.5 percent of the votes.

Use of biometric data in Aadhar will not be used for criminal investigation: UIDAI
●        The Indian Unique Identification Authority has said on June 22, 2018 that the identification information collected by him will not be used in criminal investigations.
●        At the same time, he also clarified that even before this, the details of the bases were not shared with any Criminal Investigation Agency.
●        UIDAI has notified that the use of biometric data based on the basis of criminal investigation under the Aadhar Act, 2016 is not allowed.
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding in the field of Biotechnology and Medicines between India and Cuba
●        India and Cuba have agreed to increase cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy and conventional medical field.
●        There was agreement on strengthening bilateral relations between President Ramnath Kovind and Cuban President Miguel Diaz Canel.
●        During this time Cuba reiterated the support of the candidature for permanent membership of India to the UN Security Council.

Current Affairs 25th Jun 2018: SCHEMES

Gujarat government launches 'Surya Shakti Yojana' for farmers
●        The Gujarat government has started 'Surya Shakti Kisan Yojana' to solve the problems of farmers.
●        After the Jyoti Gram Yojana, which has given power to 18,000 villages of Gujarat, the state government has started this scheme for permanent solution to the problem of farmers.
●        The government will also give a large amount of subsidy to the farmers for installing solar panels in the fields.
●        Through the scheme, the government is expected to get 175 MW of power per year.

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Important Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

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

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

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

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

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

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: SPORTS

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

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

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

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

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

Current Affairs 24th Jun 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP 

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

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Important Current Affairs 23rd Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 23rd Jun  2018

Current Affairs 23rd Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Current Affairs 23rd Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

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

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

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

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