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Important Current Affairs 22nd Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 22nd Jun 2018

Current Affairs 22nd Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

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

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

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

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

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

Current Affairs 22nd Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

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

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

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Important Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 21st Jun  2018

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

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

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

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

PM will lay the foundation stone of commerce building

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

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

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

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

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

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

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

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: AWARDS

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

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

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: SCHEMES

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

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

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

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

Current Affairs 21st Jun 2018: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

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

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Important Current Affairs 20th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 20th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 20th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Current Affairs 20th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

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

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

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

Current Affairs 20th Jun 2018: SPORTS

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

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Important Current Affairs 19th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 19th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 19th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Current Affairs 19th Jun 2018: SPORTS

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

Current Affairs 19th Jun 2018: APPOINTMENT

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

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Important Current Affairs 18th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 18th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 18th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

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

Common Standard for Biscuits, Sugar and Milk

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

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

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

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

Current Affairs 18th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

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

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

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

Current Affairs 18th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

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

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

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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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