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Important Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

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

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

 
KVIC distributed 2330 bee boxes in Kashmir

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

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

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

 
India's first police museum will be built in Delhi

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


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

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

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

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

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: DEFENSE


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

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

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

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

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

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

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

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Important Current Affairs 11th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 11th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 11th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS


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

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

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

 
RBI can hand over 6 more banks to PCA

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

Current Affairs 11th Jun 2018: AWARDS

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

Current Affairs 11th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

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

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


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

Current Affairs 11th Jun 2018: SPORTS


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

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Important Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

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


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

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

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

Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

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

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

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

Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018:SPORTS

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


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


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

Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

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


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

Current Affairs 10th Jun 2018: RANKING

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

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Important Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 9th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Former Union Minister LP Shahi passes away
  
●        Senior Congress leader and former Union minister LP Shahi died on Saturday in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
●        He was 98 years old.
●        Shahi was first elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1980 and then in 1984 he became a MP from Muzaffarpur.

Air India demands additional funds of Rs 2,000 crore from the government
 
●        Air India , which is facing financial difficulties, has demanded additional fund of Rs 2,000 crore from the government.
●        The airline expects the government to approve it in the monsoon session.
●        In 2012, the UPA government announced a bailout package of Rs 30,231 crore for Air India.
●        The company has so far received 26,000 crore rupees.


Central Government constitutes 3 panels for 'Prime Minister of India' museum project
 
●        The Central Culture Ministry constituted three high level panels on 5th June 2018 so that a museum called 'Prime Minister of India' can be established in Delhi.
●        This museum will be built on the Prime Ministers of India with modern technology in the three statue estate in the Ministry of Culture.
●        This museum will provide information about the Prime Ministers of the country till date.


Central government prepares for merger of four public sector banks

●        Four banks can be merged to improve the continuous rising deficit on the banking sector.
●        Under this, a big bank can be created by combining IDBI, Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC), Central Bank of India and Bank of Baroda (BOB).
●        The property of this new bank could be Rs 16.58 lakh crore.

Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: GLOBAL  NEWS

China agrees to export rice
●        The new agreement to ensure the sanitation of non-basmati rice imported by China and its healthcare was signed by the China Customs Administration and the Agriculture, Cooperatives and Farmers Welfare Department of India.
●        Under this, India can export certified non-basmati rice to China.
●        China is one of the world's largest rice markets.
  

Pak election: JUD will drop to 200 seats
●        Mumbai terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed of a terrorist group Jamaat-ud-Dawa has fielded more than 200 candidates in the general elections to be held across the country on July 25 at the national and provincial assembly seats.
●        Saeed has decided not to contest elections himself.
●        Jamaat-ud-Dawa, affiliated with the terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba, launched its political party, the Milli Muslim League, but it has not yet been registered with the Pakistan Election Commission.


India-China trade to reach $ 100 billion by 2020
 
●        With the agreement to import non-basmati rice from India, China's President Xi Chunfing suggested to try to reach the trade between the two countries to $ 100 billion by 2020 in bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi .
●        Prime Minister Modi has reached the summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization. There was a separate meeting with his President, Chinfing.

Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: SPORTS

Presidents Cup: Lalabakkima defeats Olympic champion Dusmatov
 
●        Indian boxer N. Lalabakkima defeated Olympic champion Hashabai Dusmatov in the Preliminary Cup tournament in Kazakhstan's Astana, defeating the semi-finals.
●        Manipur's boxer won the biggest win of career and won the match 4-1.
 
 
Rob Nicol of New Zealand retired from cricket
●        New Zealand cricket opener Rob Nicol said goodbye to International Cricket on Saturday.
●        Nicole played 2 Tests, 22 ODIs and 21 T20 matches for the Kiwi team and scored 941 runs, including two centuries in ODIs.
 
 
Tejaswini won gold at the US Inter-University Competition
 
●        National record holder high jump player Tejaswini Shankar named the gold medal in the US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) track and field championship.
●        19-year-old Tejaswini of Delhi had recently decided to withdraw from Asian Games because of a throat injury.
●        Tejaswini's national record is 2.28 meters.
 
 
Simona Halep won the first Grand Slam title in the French Open
 

●        World number-1, Simona Halep of Romania has won the title of the second Grand Slam tournament of the year, French Open.
●        Halep won his first Grand Slam title, defeating America's Sloane Stephens in the women's singles category final played on Saturday.
 

Mithali Raj became the first Indian to score 2000 runs in T20 Internationals
 
●        India's star woman cricketer Mithali Raj became the first Indian cricketer to score 2000 runs in T20 internationals.
●        This achievement was achieved by winning a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the Women's Asia Cup T20 tournament in Sri Lanka with a score of 23 runs in Oshadi Ranasinghe.
●        Now in his 75 matches 2015 runs.

Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

SBI to get Rs 30 thousand crore from IBC
 
●        SBI, the country's largest bank, is expected to recover its nearly Rs 30,000 crore in the current financial year from the settlement process under the Debt Orientation and Diwali Code (IBC).
●        Deputy Managing Director Pallava Mohapatra, who saw the cases of non-recovering loans from State Bank of India, said that the money collected by SBI alone alone is about Rs 78000 crore.
 

World Bank approves 'Atal Bhujal Yojna' of 6,000 crores
 

●        The World Bank has approved the Central Sector Scheme of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Protection Ministry at a cost of 6000 crores.
●        The scheme is to be implemented in the five year period of 2018-10 to 2022-23 with the help of World Bank.
 
 Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: DEFENSE
 Two battalions will be created separately to protect the border areas
 
●        Two battalions will be set up separately for the security of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir and from zero to ten kilometers of the LoC.
●        The Home Minister has announced the formation of seven more battalions with it.
●        The Union Home Minister had reached Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit on 07 June 2018.

 Current Affairs 9th Jun 2018: RANKING

Global Peace Index 2018: India ranked 137th
 
●        In the Global Peace Index released by the Institute for Economic and Peace, India, in 2018, India remained at number 137 in the list of 163 countries.
●        India was at 141th place in the list in the year 2017 and this time, due to the increase of four places in the ranking of India, the decline in the level of violent crime is being reported.

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Important Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

SGPC delegation with the Minister of Food Processing Industries met the Prime Minister
●        A delegation led by the Minister of Food Processing Industries, Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.
●        In the delegation, Shiromani Gurudwara was also a member of the Executive Committee.
 
Rural Sanitation Coverage Exceeds 85% Under Swachh Bharat
●        Rural sanitation coverage of India has increased to 85% under the Clean India Mission, the world's largest behavior change program.
●        Due to the active rural communities, 7.4 million toilets were constructed in rural India resulting in more than 3.8 lakh villages and 391 districts open-defeaining (ODF) in the open.

Nat Workshop on skill development in port and marine sector
●        In collaboration with the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Rural Skill Scheme (DDU-GKY) of Ministry of Rural Development in New Delhi, today, the shipping ministry organized a one-day workshop on skill development in the port and marine sector.
●        Opening the workshop, Secretary (Shipping) Mr. Gopal Krishna and Mr. Andaman & Nicobar Member of Parliament Mr. Vishnu.


India's maternal mortality rate decreased by 22 percent
 
●        India has recorded a significant decrease of record 22 percent in the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) from the year 2013 in India.
●        This information was given on the basis of the data collected by the Sample Registration System (SRS) on June 06, 2018.
●        In India, in the year 2011-13, the maternal mortality rate was 167, which was reduced to 130 in 2014-16.
●        MMR is defined as the number of maternal mortality of 100,000 live births.


Punjab Government launches 'Business First Portal'
 
●        'Business First portal' was launched by the Punjab government to simplify business in the state.
●        This portal was unveiled by the Minister of Industry, Beautiful Sham Arora.
●        This online portal will provide all facilities on one platform, making industrialists convenient for regulatory clearance and financial approval.


40% of the population of Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand consumes tobacco
 
●        Recently, the Global Adult Tobacco Survey Report was released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
●        This was the second phase of this survey which is also known as GATS-2.
●        It is reported in the second phase of the survey that 30 to 40 percent of the population of Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand consumes tobacco in various forms.


Modi government to run mega KYC campaign to tackle shell companies
 
●        The Modi government is constantly trying to circumvent Shell companies.
●        The Ministry of Corporate Affairs will soon launch a campaign to complete the KYC procedure of the company directors .
●        To complete this KYC process, at least passport , PAN number and contact details will be required.
●        Company Secretaries or Chartered Accountants will have to give all information related to this process while filing the annual financial statements.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

A total of 13,993 companies benefited from delay plan 2018 
 
●        Meeting of the work force on shell companies has been done 8 times since its formation and Task Force has taken very active and coordinated steps to control the hazards of such companies.
●        This workforce was created in February 2017 by the Prime Minister's Office in the joint chair of the Secretary of the Ministry of Revenue and Corporate Affairs, and it was systematically assigned by the various agencies to control the masked companies involved in illegal activities including tax evasion. 

RBI decides to grant small financial bank status to urban co-operative banks
 

●        The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to grant the status of small financial bank on the basis of voluntary basis to the urban co-operative banks on June 06, 2018.
●        The statement issued after the second biennial meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee of the RBI was stated to have been decided to allow urban cooperative banks, who fulfill the set standards for Small Financial Banks (SFBs), to voluntarily convert to SFB.


World Bank approves 'Atal Bhujal Yojna' of 6,000 crores
 
●        The World Bank has approved the Central Sector Scheme of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Protection Ministry at a cost of 6000 crores.
●        The scheme is to be implemented in the five year period of 2018-10 to 2022-23 with the help of World Bank.


FDI in India: 3% increase in 2017-18
 
●        In India, FDI increased by 3% in 2017-18 to $ 61.96 billion.
●        This increase has been achieved by the government in improving the business environment and liberalizing FDI policies.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

World Ocean Day was celebrated all over the world
 
●        World Ocean Day is celebrated around the world on 08 June 2018.
●        Ocean is not only a symbol of life on our planet, but also plays a key role in environmental balance.
●        Oceans are slowly becoming wasting due to plastic pollution falling in the oceans.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: AWARDS

Virat Kohli selected for 'BCCI Best Cricketer' award
 
●        Indian captain Virat Kohli has been selected as the best cricketer of the BCCI for the best performance in two seasons, while World Cup stars Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana will be given this award in the women category.
●        The awards ceremony will be held in Bangalore on 12 June 2018.
●        Virat Kohli will be given Rs. 15 lakhs as a reward for every season.
●        In the memory of former president Jagmohan Dalmiya, the BCCI has given four awards.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: RANKING


Global Peace Index 2018: India ranked 137th
 
●        In the Global Peace Index released by the Institute for Economic and Peace, India, in 2018, India remained at number 137 in the list of 163 countries.
●        India was at 141th place in the list in the year 2017 and this time, due to the increase of four places in the ranking of India, the decline in the level of violent crime is being reported.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: DEFENSE

Indian Navy Saved 38 Indian From Socotra Island By Operation Nizar
 
●        Indian Navy safely pulled 38 Indians stranded on the Socotra island of Yemen
●        Ten days ago, due to the cyclone in this area, these people were trapped in this area, to save the lives of which India launched this campaign.

Current Affairs 8th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Google completes Railtel Wi-Fi project
 
●        Google has said that the world's largest internet company has completed its project of providing high-speed broadband service on 400 railway stations in the country along with installing public Wi-Fi hotspots at Dibrugarh railway station in Assam.
●        Google uses RailTel infrastructure for this project.

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Important Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 7th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Prime Minister interacted with the beneficiaries of different health care schemes going on in the country through Video Bridge
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today communicated with the beneficiaries of different health care schemes going on in the country through the Video Bridge.
●        The Prime Minister communicated with the various beneficiaries of government schemes through the Video Bridge for the fifth time.


Ashwani Lohani jointly with NCPCR launched "Awareness Campaign with the support of Railways on the protection of children"
●        Mr. Ashwani Lohani, Chairman of the Railway Board, with the President of National Child Rights Protection Commission, Ms. Stuti Kakkar, today, as an attempt to spread awareness, children, wasted children, smuggled children, their families Started awareness campaign for the protection of children separated from the people.
 
 
1500 tribal products are listed on e-marketing portals
 
●        Trifed has arranged the sale of tribal products through e-commerce companies like Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm and GEM.
●        More than 1500 different tribal products are listed on these e-commerce portals.
●        During the year 2017-18, the products worth 5 lakh rupees were sold.
 
Ministry of Water Resources approves two major irrigation and four flood management projects of six states
●        The Consultative Committee of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Protection Ministry yesterday gave approval to two major irrigation / multipurpose and four flood management projects of six States / Union Territories in the meeting held in New Delhi yesterday.
●        The total cost of these projects is 84,748 crores.
 
 
Colonel Rajyavardhan Rathore approved the upward revision in pension for talented sportspersons
●        As a major step towards the welfare of the players, Colonel Rajyavardhan Rathore, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, has approved the upward revision in pension for talented sportspersons.
●        Under this amendment, the current rate of pension has been doubled for those who win medals in international sports events.


India's maternal mortality rate decreased by 22 percent
 
●        India has recorded a significant decrease of record 22 percent in the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) from the year 2013 in India.
●        This information was given on the basis of the data collected by the Sample Registration System (SRS) on June 06, 2018.
●        According to the report, in India 2011-13, the maternal mortality rate was 167, which was reduced to 130 in 2014-16.


Air India raised tariff on additional luggage in domestic flights
 
●        Public Air India said on Wednesday that it has its domestic flights range overweight charge storage 100 to Rs 500 per kg increase per kilogram bucks.
●        Air India is currently charging a fee of Rs 400 per kilogram on additional weight.
●        The new rate will be applicable from June 11.
 
 
Mukesh Ambani's salary is Rs 15 crore
 
●        Mukesh Ambani , the country's richest industrialist , has received a salary of Rs 15 crore for 10th year from his company Reliance Industries .
●        Ambani has no voluntary increase in salary for the last ten years.
●        Ambani has fixed his salary, other benefits, allowances and commission Rs 15 crore since 2008-09.
 
  
Action can be taken against Videocon Industries under the Bankerspeace Act

 
●        Videocon Industries, a large-known company in the field of electronics items in the country, can be prosecuted under bankruptcy laws.
●        Under the leadership of SBI, banks lending to the company had filed a petition in the National Company Law Tribunal seeking it.
●        On Wednesday, the tribunal accepted the petition.
●        In the next 180 days, a new owner can be searched for the company through bidding.
 

Labor Minister to increase salary limit to 21 thousand
 
●        After a one-year delay, the Labor Ministry can now increase the ceiling of salary from Rs 15,000 to Rs 21,000 to increase the number of subscribers within the purview of pension.
●        This will result in an additional burden of about Rs 2,500 crore per year on the public exchequer.
●        On increasing the wage limit, nearly 6 million people will be eligible to receive a minimum pension of 1,000 rupees under the Government Employee Pension Scheme.

Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018: DEFENSE
 

Army personnel will buy personal clothes
●        The Seventh Pay Commission has given monetary compensation to the army personnel so that the soldiers are allowed to buy clothes individually for uniform under the army's management.
●        Annual allowance of Rs 10,000 has been paid to all the jawans instead of individual selected clothes.
●        Accordingly, the army has arranged to buy good clothes from CSD shops.

DAC approves equipment purchase proposals worth more than Rs 5,500 crore for defense forces
●        The Defense Purchase Council (DAC) meeting was held here under the chairmanship of Defense Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and approved equipment purchase proposals worth more than Rs 5,500 crore for defense forces.
●        In order to achieve the goal of indigenization and self-reliance in the field of defense purchase, DAC has allowed the purchase of 12 high power radars for the Indian Air Force under the 'Buy IDDM (Indian)' class.

Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018: SPORTS


Rajnath Singh will honor the players of Jammu and Kashmir
●        Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh arrived in Srinagar on a two-day state visit today.
●        Under the first program, Mr. Rajnath Singh joined the Sports Conference of Srinagar.
●        At this conference, 3000 participants, students and enthusiasts from Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh participated.

Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018: APPOINTMENT

Cornellis Ricvik appointed new CEO of Go-Air
●        Go-Air, the economical airline service company has appointed Cornelius Risvik as its new Chief Executive Officer.
●        Their appointment has come into effect from 04 June 2018.
●        He will report to the company's chairman, managing director and board of directors.

Current Affairs 7th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

RBI decides to grant small financial bank status to urban co-operative banks
 
●        The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to grant the status of small financial bank on the basis of voluntary basis to the urban co-operative banks on June 06, 2018.
●        The decision to allow urban cooperative banks, who meet the fixed standards for small financial banks (SFBs), is allowed to be converted into SFB on a voluntary basis.
 

ITC's Top 8 FMCG Brands Sales went Above $ 2 Billion
 
●        Total number of ITC's top Top FMCG brands' total sales crossed $ 2 billion in fiscal year ending March 2018.
●        Three packaged food brands - Sunfeast biscuits, bingo chips and snacks and Blessings flour have contributed the most to the company's sales.

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Important Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Cabinet clears sixth phase of launch of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-3
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet has approved the program for continuation of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) (Sixth phase) and financial support for 30 PSLV operational launch under this program.
●        This program will also meet the need for satellite observation for Earth observation, direction indicator and space science. This will also continue production in Indian industry.
 
 
Cabinet approves continuity program for Geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle Mark-III
●        The Union Cabinet, endowed with the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved financial support for the Geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle Mark-III continuity program.
●        This 4338.20 crore includes the cost of ten GSLV MK-III vehicles, essential facility enhancement, program management and launch campaign.
 

Approval of MoU between India and Denmark on technical cooperation in the field of sustainable and smart urban development
●        The Union Cabinet (CC), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Denmark in April 2018 for the technical cooperation in the field of sustainable and smart urban development.
●        The purpose of this MOU is to promote bilateral cooperation in the field of continuous and smart urban development on mutual and profit basis through the exchange of commercial relations on knowledge, institutional cooperation, research and development and related issues.
 
Cabinet approves amendment in salary allowances of rural Postal Servants of Department of Posts
●        In the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet today approved amendment in the salary allowances of the post of Department of Rural Postal Service.
●        For revising the salary allowances, the estimated cost of 1257.75 crores is to be spent during the year 2018-19.
●        This amendment to salary allowances will benefit 3.07 lakh rural post offices.
 
 
Approval for the construction of a new 6-lane bridge on Ganga river in Phaphamau, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
●        The Cabinet Committee has approved the construction of a new bridge of 9-lane of 6-lane on the Ganges river at National Highway-96 in Phaphamau, Allahabad.
●        It will cost Rs. 1948.25 crores
●        The construction period for this project is three years and it is estimated to be completed by December, 2021.
 
  
Baba Kalyani will be head of the group studying Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy.
●        The Government of India has constituted a group of eminent persons to study the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy.
●        The SEZ policy is effective from April 1, 2000.
●        Subsequently, in May 2005, the Parliament passed the Special Economic Zone Act, 2005 and it got President's approval on June 23, 2005.


6 times the fines for carrying more luggage in the train
●        Just like an airplane, passengers will have to be cautious when they carry more luggage over the border in the train.
●        In view of the frequent complaints about carrying luggage in train coaches, Indian Railways has decided to strictly implement the three-decade-old luggage rules strictly.
●        Under this, the passengers may have to pay more than 6 times the amount of the amount as a penalty for carrying more luggage.


Central Government constitutes 3 panels for 'Prime Minister of India' museum project
 
●        The Central Culture Ministry constituted three high level panels on 5th June 2018 so that a museum called 'Prime Minister of India' can be established in Delhi.
●        This museum will be built on the Prime Ministers of India with modern technology in the three statue estate in the Ministry of Culture.

Central government prepares for merger of four public sector banks
 
●        Four banks can be merged to improve the continuous rising deficit on the banking sector.
●        Under this, a big bank can be created by combining IDBI, Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC), Central Bank of India and Bank of Baroda (BOB).

Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

India and Russia agree to issue joint stamps
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet was apprised of the agreement regarding issuing joint stamps between Indian Postal Department and Russia Post.
●        Its aim is to achieve operational excellence for mutual benefit in the field of issue of postage stamps and to establish cooperation in the postal service.
 
 
Agreement on Technical Cooperation in the field of sustainable urban development between India and France
●        In the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet was informed about the agreement between India and France in the field of sustainable urban development in March 2018.
●        This agreement will be applicable for a period of 5 years.
 
 
Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Oman on cooperation in peaceful use of outer space
●        Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet cleared the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Oman (MoU).
●        On this MOU, the Indian Space Research Organization and the Transport and Communications Ministry of Oman had signed the Muscat in February 2018.

Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Modi government gives 8,000 crore package to help sugar industry
●        While giving relief to sugarcane farmers and sugar mills, the central government has approved the package of Rs 8,000 crore.
●        Union Food Supply and Fertilizer Minister Ram Vilas Paswan told this information while advising the Cabinet decision.
●        He said that in this package 1175 crores of sugar mills will be given in lieu of holding stock.
 
Cornellis Ricvik appointed new CEO of Go-Air
 
●        Go-Air, the economical airline service company has appointed Cornelius Risvik as its new Chief Executive Officer.
●        Their appointment has come into effect from 04 June 2018.
●        It was informed in the information issued by the company that he would report to the company's chairman, managing director and board of directors.

Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018: AWARDS

NCL got 'Best Green Business Leader of the Year' award

●    For contributing to environmental protection, Northern Coalfields Ltd, a mini ratna company of the Government of India has been awarded the 'Best Green Business Leader of the Year' award.
●    NCL has been rewarded at the World Environment Conference, organized at 'World Environment Expo' from Tuesday in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Current Affairs 6th Jun 2018: RANKING

India ranked 177th in the Environment Performance Index
 
●        The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rating was released on 05 June 2018 on Environment Day.
●        In India, it was ranked 177, whereas the total number of countries included in the index is 180.
●        India was ranked 141 in the list in the year 2016.

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Important Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 5th Jun  2018

Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Third National Conference of Health Editors on Yoga was held today in New Delhi
●        Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of AYUSH inaugurated the 3rd Conference of Health Editors on Yoga at Morarji Desai National Yoga Institute in New Delhi today.
●        Prior to International Yoga Day, this conference was organized jointly by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga and the Press Information Bureau (PIB), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.


Target to free Uttar Pradesh from defecation BY October 2, 2018
●        Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath reviewed the progress of Swachh Bharat Mission Rural (SBM-G) with all the jurisdictions through video conferencing last evening.
●        Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reiterated his commitment to achieve open defecation in the state from October 2, 2018 before the period of October 2, 2019.


A special and mechanized operating facility will be set up for Fertilizer Cargo at Deendayal Port in Kandla
●        The Standing Finance Committee of the shipping ministry has cleared a project to set up a special and fully integrated operation facility for fertilizer cargo at Deendayal port in Kandla.
●        This facility or unit will be developed on the berth number 4, which is being constructed at a cost of approximately Rs 138 crores.
 
 
NMCG organized an exhibition in Delhi on World Environment Day
●        Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation Minister, Shri Nitin Gadkari today visited the Pavilion established by NMCG on the occasion of World Environment Day in the Science Bhawan Lawn.
●        India is hosting World Environment Day this year. This year's World Environment Day theme is Beat Plastic Pulse.
●        The Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation, Shri UP Singh was also present on this occasion.
 

National Clean Ganga Mission organized a workshop on cooperation for the protection of the Ganga
●        On the occasion of World Environment Day 2018, the National Clean Ganga Mission organized a workshop on cooperation for Ganga Conservation.
●        Representatives from many countries in this list appreciated the efforts being made under the Namami Ganga Program.
 

Ministry of Women and Child Development organized a National Consultation Conference on Child Protection
●        The Women and Child Development Ministry today organized a National Consultation Conference on Child Protection in New Delhi.
●        This conference was discussed in the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Juvenile Justice Act (POSCO), 2012 from Sexual Offenses.
●        In the discussions, best practices and experiences were shared by the Police Department of various states.

 
Jordan's Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki resigns

 
●        Jordan's Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki announced on June 04, 2018, resigns between the ongoing protests across the country.
●        King Abdullah II of Jordan appointed former Education Minister Omar Razzazz to be the new Prime Minister.
●        Thousands of people demanding government's dismissal of the controversial Income Tax Reform Bill performed on the streets, due to which Mulki resigned.
 
 
Mumbai people work most in the world: survey
 
●        According to Switzerland's investment bank UBS study, an employee works in Mumbai for an average of 3,314.7 hours a year, the highest in 77 major cities of the world.
●        It has also been said in the survey that even though the people of Mumbai work most, but are behind in earnings.
●        In this case Hanoi (Vietnam) second, Mexico City (Mexico) third and Delhi are in fourth place. Lagos (Nigeria) is at the top in terms of working for the shortest time.


Approval of forming agency to prevent women from displaying in vulgar form on social media
 
●        The Central Government has decided to create a central agency under the National Commission for Women to prevent women from being presented as indecent and rude in traditional and modern social media.
●        The Ministry of Women and Child Development has accepted the recommendation of Parliamentary Committee to amend the 'Women's Vulgar Formulation Act, 1986' on 04 June 2018.

Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

IAF aircraft jaguar accident
●        On June 5, 2018, the Indian Air Force aircraft of the Indian Air Force, Jaguar, on a regular training flight, died on 0945 hrs on the Kutch area of Gujarat.
●        This aircraft was flying from Air Force station, Jamnagar.
●        Air crash pilot Air Commodore Sanjay Chauhan VM died in this accident.

Saudi Arabia starts issuing driver license to women
 
●        For the first time in Saudi Arabia, women have started driving licenses. Now women will also be able to drive a car.
●        The official Saudi Press Agency said on 04 June 2018 that the driving license of the first group of women was given.
●        In this regard Saudi Saudi Mohammed bin Salman issued an order in 2017, according to which women have been given the right to driving.

World Environment Day was celebrated all over the world
 
●        World Environment Day was celebrated on June 5, 2018 around the world. On every World Environment Day, the selection of a separate organizer country is organized where the official function is organized.
●        India has received the global hosting of World Environment Day 2018.
●        The first World Environment Day was celebrated on June 5, 1974.

Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

Jitendra Singh inaugurated a program organized on World Environment Day 2018
●        In the inauguration of a program organized on the occasion of World Environment Day, 2018, Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Nuclear Power and Space, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the North Eastern Region Development (Donor), Prime Minister's Office, Personnel, Public Grievances.
●        The program was organized jointly by the Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment and its partners.
●        This year, World Environment Day theme is "Beat plastic polution."
 
 
IRCTC launched a Khoi-based meal on the occasion of World Environment Day 2018
●        On the occasion of World Environment Day 2018, PSU IRCTC of the Ministry of Railways has introduced eco-friendly, khoi-based canned food in 8 selected Shatabdi and Rajdhani Trains, which operate from New Delhi.
●        Under the Green Program of Railways, the food provided by the Railways to the passengers in these trains will now be served in environmentally friendly disposable plate (compostable container) instead of polymers.

Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

RBI organized 'Financial Literacy Week'
 
●        Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has started 'Financial Literacy Week'.
●        This financial literacy week will be organized from 04 June to 08 June 2018.
●        RBI has made banners and posters in three languages, which are being implemented in every bank branch.

Current Affairs 5th Jun 2018: SCHEMES

Central Government launches 'Agricultural Welfare Campaign'
 
●        Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has launched the Agricultural Welfare Campaign.
●        Under this, assistance and advice will be provided to the farmers about improving their technology and income.
●        Organizing the Agricultural Welfare Campaign, keeping in view the vision of doubling the income of the farmers of Narendra Modi by 2022, being done from 01 June 2018 to 31 July 2018.

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Important Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS


Two-day governor's conference begins in Rashtrapati Bhavan
●        With the inaugural address of President Shri Ramnath Kovind, the two-day Governor and Deputy Governor's Conference began in Rashtrapati Bhawan today.
●        This is the 49th conference to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan and the second conference under the chairmanship of President Shri Kovind.
 
 
Government launches 'Janaushadhi facility'

●        Union Chemicals and Fertilizers, Road Transport and Highways, Minister of State for Shipping, Mr. Mansukh L. Mandaviya today launched the Environment friendly sanitary napkin 'PDS' under the Prime Minister of India's JNP project.
●        Now the economical sanitary napkins will be available at more than 3600 POPs of 33 States / Union Territories across the country.


Commerce Minister participated in the informal conference of WTO in Paris
●        Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry, attended the informal conference of the Ministers of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Paris on May 31, 2018.
●        28 members of the WTO and the Director General of WTO participated in this informal conference.

Compensation for the loss of animals was increased due to the cross-border firefight in Jammu and Kashmir
●        The Indian government has increased the compensation amount to the livestock animals due to the crossfire in Jammu and Kashmir by raising the compensation amount to Rs 50,000 per milch cattle.
●        People from border areas of Jammu and Kashmir are facing heavy losses in the form of livestock, crops, houses etc. due to border cross-border firing.
 

MSME and AYUSH Ministries signed MOU for the development of AYUSH enterprises
●        MSME Ministry and AYUSH Ministry today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of AYUSH and MSME Ministers in New Delhi.
●        This MOU will ensure harmony between the institutions and schemes of both the Ministries for the development of AYUSH enterprises in the country.
●        The purpose of this partnership is to establish India as a global leader in 'holistic health care'.
 
  
Ministry of Women and Child Development proposed amendment to increase the scope of
Women's Vulgar Formulation (Prohibition) Act (IRWA), 1986
●        The Ministry of Women and Child Development has proposed amendment in the Women's Vulgar Formulation (Prohibition) Act (IRWA) 1986, in view of technological progress in the field of communication media like social media.
●        In the definition of advertisement, advertisements will be included through digital format or electronic format or billboards or SMS, MMS etc.
 
 
India among the top 5 countries producing e-waste
 
●        Despite emphasis on the government's clean India campaign and the smart city project, India remains in the top five countries producing e-waste.
●        This has been revealed in a recent study by Assocham-Neck.
●        According to the study released on Monday, countries such as China, America, Japan and Germany remain at the top of the list of e-waste countries.
 


Hyderabad's Greenco is going to buy Orange Renewable’s Solar and Wind Energy 
●        Greenco, who has invested in Singapore's GIC and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, can announce his biggest acquisition so far.
●        He is going to buy a solar and wind portfolio of Orange Renewables at an enterprise value of approximately $ 1 billion.
●        After takeover, Greenco and Renew will be in line with each other with a total operating capacities of 4.3 GW (4,300 MW).


Tech Mahindra CEO says, 94 per cent of IT graduates do not deserve jobs
 
●        Tech Mahindra CEO CP Gurnani says that 94 per cent of IT graduates are not eligible for jobs in Indian big IT companies.
●        Gurnani is laying the foundation for next level development in Tech Mahindra.
●        He is busy preparing a road map of Tech Mahindra's next generation

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

World Environment Day 2018
●        The Indian Navy is completing four years of its green initiative program on World Environment Day.
●        The Indian Navy has implemented many policies in the direction of environment friendly and energy efficiency system.
●        As a result, all the naval bases have achieved better results.

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

 
First Consignment of LNG to India from Russia

●        After the US, India has also been getting LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) from Russia .
●        India is the fourth largest consumer of liquid natural gas in the world and is expanding its import source.
●        Taking the LNG from Russian company Gazprom, its vessel reached Petronet LNG gas import terminal on Monday morning.


In Egypt Abdul Fatah al-Sisi took the oath of office for the second term
●        Egyptian President Abdul Fatah al-Sisi took oath on 2 June 2018 as the President for a second term of four years.
●        Abdul Fatah al-Sisi has taken oath of Presidential office at a time when the country is facing economic and security challenges.

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: APPOINTMENT

Mahesh Kumar Jain, CEO of IDBI Bank, became the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
 
●        Government has appointed Managing Director and CEO of IDBI Bank Mahesh Kumar Jain as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
●        The Finance Ministry has tweeted this decision.
●        Financial Services Department Secretary Rajiv Kumar tweeted that Mahesh Kumar Jain has been appointed as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank for three years.

IIT Delhi's former student Rajiv Mishra in the race to become Softbank CEO


●        Softbank Group Corp has appointed Vision Fund CEO Rajiv Mishra as Executive Director.
●        With this promotion, the founder and CEO of the company, Masayoshi Sun has become his replacement in the claimants who replace him.
●        Mishra was made CEO of Vision Fund of $ 93 billion in 2016.

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

India successfully tested 'Agni-5' missile
 
●        India successfully tested the long distance ballistic missile Agni-5, capable of carrying nuclear weapons and indigenously developed on June 03, 2018.
●        This missile was launched with the help of a mobile launcher from the launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) on the Dr Abdul Kalam Island in the Bay of Bengal.
●        This was the sixth test of Agni-5 and it was completely successful.

Current Affairs 4th Jun 2018: SCHEMES

Center launches new scheme 'Service Bhoj Scheme'
 
●        Central Culture Ministry has started a new scheme called 'Service Bhoj Scheme' for the financial year 2018-19 and 2019-20 with a total cost of Rs 325 crore.
●        On the basis of the recommendations of the committee, the competent authority in the Ministry will register the charitable religious institutions to return CGST and IGST's Central Government part to the special material mentioned above.

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Important Current Affairs 3rd Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 3rd Jun  2018

Current Affairs 3rd Jun 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Taj Mahal Manifesto adopted to get rid of plastic pollution near Taj Mahal
●        The Ministry of Culture organized a high level stakeholder workshop on Taj Mahal in Agra today.
●        Under the chairmanship of the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Culture and Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, this meeting was convened to discuss the issues of pollution around the Taj Mahal.
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Rupay Cards, Bhima and SBI App in Singapore
 
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Rupay Card, BHIM and SBI App in Singapore on May 31, 2018.
●        India's digital payment system has been linked to Singapore's 33-year-old Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS).
●        All users of the Rupee will be able to pay in Singapore where all the NETs are acceptable.
 
 
Central Government constitutes 'Kaveri Water Management Authority'
 
●        The Central Government has constituted Cauvery Water Management Authority in accordance with the directions of the Supreme Court for resolution of the June 1, 2018 Cauvery Water Distribution Dispute.
●        This Authority will resolve the dispute over the sharing of river water between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry.
●        The Supreme Court had directed the Central Government to constitute an Authority within six weeks of order on February 16, 2018.
 

President Ramnath Kovind approves the National Sports University Ordinance
 
●        President, Ramnath Kovind, has approved the Union Cabinet Ordinance for making the country's first National Sports University in Manipur on 01.01-2018.
●        National Sports University Ordinance, 2018 has been implemented after the President's approval.
●        The Union Cabinet had approved the creation of the first National Sports University in Imphal on May 23, 2018.


Delay of trains will impact on promotion of officials 
●        Railways have now decided that if there is a delay in the operation of trains, then it will have an impact on promotions of the concerned officers.
●        Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has warned the heads of all Jones of Railways that their appraisal will be affected if delayed by rail services.
●        Ministry has given the officials one month's time to ensure the operation of the trains at the time of the train.
 
  
Railways will deploy retired employees on unmanned crossings

 
●        Railways are preparing to retire their retired employees again.
●        After the death of 13 schoolchildren in the accident on the unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh, the Railways has taken this decision.
●        They will be deployed on such unmanned crossings.
●        A committee has been set up to speed up the process.
 
 
Now the online waiting ticket holders will be able to travel in train
●        If you get waiting for booking online train ticket, you will still be able to travel in the same train as counter-ticketers.
●        Regarding this, the Delhi High Court's order of 2014 has become effective, as the petition against the order has been rejected by the Supreme Court.
●        In 2014, the Delhi High Court had decided that there should be no discrimination between counter ticket and e-ticket holders, for this, the Railways took steps within six months.


Suresh Prabhu calls on Airbus to make aircraft under Make in India
 
●        Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has invited the legendary aircraft manufacturer Airbus to make planes in India under Make in India .
●        Suresh Prabhu visited the Toulouse Airbus plant in France on Friday .
●        He said that if Airbus decides to make aircraft in India then it will be a win-win situation for both.
 
IRCTC offers Sikkim tour for Rs 14,560
 
●        If you are planning to travel to Northeast India in the summer holidays, then IRCTC has offered a good offer for you.
●        Under the offer offered by the IRCTC Green Sikkim-Chardham Tour Package , you will get a chance to visit Gangtok and Namchi for Rs 14,560.
●        This tour will start from October 12, 2018.

Instructions to stop the entry of Rohingyas
 
●        On Saturday, the Home Ministry asked all state governments to take steps against those who entered the state illegally, including Rohingyas from Myanmar.
●        In his letter, the Home Ministry said, "People living in the country illegally can face big challenges for the security of the country."
●        It has been said in the letter that the news of the involvement of these people in anti-national activities has also been received many times.

Current Affairs 3rd Jun 2018: GLOBAL  NEWS


Xiaomi launches MIUI 10 with Artificial Intelligence
 
●        Chinese Internet company Xiaomi on Thursday launched its latest version of the MIUI interface MIUI 10 .
●        In addition, the company also introduced the M8 flagship smartphone running on the MIUI 10.
●        Users will find many features like Full Screen Display Gestures, Swipe to Delight Tasks, along with the MIUI 10.


Saudi ready to declare sexual harassment as crime
●        After decades-long ban on women's driving, the demand for declaring sexual harassment as a criminal activity in the conservative country Saudi Arabia is picking up.
●        About a month later, restrictions on women driving in Saudi Arabia will be lifted.
●        The Shura Council has advised the cabinet in a legal draft passed on Monday that in this case a provision of five years imprisonment and three lakh rupees penalty will be made.

Britain's first Indian restaurant rare menu card sold in 7.5 million
 
●        In the UK, a rare menu card of the first Indian restaurant set up more than 200 years ago was bid for auction of $ 11,344 (about seven and a half million rupees).
●        The dishes that are served in the restaurant are the names of recipes like 'Pineapple Casserole' (Casserole of Pineapple) and 'Chicken Curry', which are its specialty.
●        The Hindustani Dinner and Hookah smoking club was founded by Sheikh Din Muhammad in 1809 on the Portman Square of London.

Current Affairs 3rd Jun 2018: DEFENSE

Indian Navy clears 38 Indians stranded in Yemen
 
●        Indian Navy pulled out 38 Indians stranded on the Socotra island of Yemen on Sunday.
●        10 days ago, due to the cyclone in the area, these people were trapped there, for which India was forced to start the campaign to save.

Current Affairs 3rd Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Indian win lottery of over Rs 18 crores
 

●        An Indian has won 1 crore dirham in the lottery in Abu Dhabi i.e. around 18 crore rupees.
●        This person is a new name in the list of Indians who have already won huge amount in lottery.
●        Dickson Kattithara Abraham lives in Nigeria and bought a famous lottery ticket called Big Ticket in Abu Dhabi.
 

200 Kamov military helicopter purchase deal
●        The government can finalize the deal to buy 200 Kamov KA-226T military helicopter from Russia by October.
●        This purchase will be done through a joint venture of Russian Helicopters and India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
●        Basic preparations attached to this project have been taken because the government wants to stamp the deal in the next 4 months.

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