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India Current Affairs June 2019

Current Affairs June

18th June:

  • Iran slams Saudi Arabia over tanker attack allegations.
  • Egypt’s former president Morsi dies in court after heart attack.
  • Saudi Arabia’s King Salman offers $1m to International Civil Aviation Organization.
  • Popular UAE restaurant group owner dies in India.
  • Report: Rockets fired at U.S. military base in Iraq.
  • U.S. airstrike kills 16 Islamic State jihadists in Iraq.

17th June:

  • United States has allowed Iraq to import Iranian gas.
  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought observed today.
  • ICC Word Cup 2019: India beat Pakistan by 89 runs.
  • Zuzana Caputova sworn as Slovakia’s first female President.
  • Suman Rao from Rajasthan Crowned Miss India 2019.
  • Social activist Makarand Tilloo won ‘Save Water Hero Award’.

16th June:

  • June month is celebrated as the LGBTQ Pride month today.
  • Australia and Qatar to be guest nations at the 2020 Copa America.
  • Around 600 american companies urged Trump to resolve trade dispute with China.
  • Scientists places worlds highest weather stations atop Mount Everest.
  • Death toll rises to 66 in Muzaffarpur, Bihar due to Encephalitis.

15th June:

  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Celebrated today.
  • Poet and lyricist Pazhavila Ramesan passed away.
  • Peter Gilchrist won the 2019 Pacific International Billiards Championship.
  • Akshaya Patra was awarded the BBC World Service Global Champion Award.
  • Narasimhan has been appointed as CEO of Reckitt Benckiser.
  • NASAs OSIRIS REx spacecraft creates new record.

14th June

  • World Blood Donor Day Celebrations Today.
  • Modi, Xi agreed that the approach to the border issue should be constructive.
  • Saudi air defence intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA.
  • Priyanka Chopra to be honoured with humanitarian award by UNICEF.
  • ISRO unveiled plan to set up its own space station in seven years.

13th June

  • Wahab Riaz becomes highest Pakistani scorer at number 9 in world cup
  • International Albinism Awareness Day 2019 is observed today
  • JNU to confer alumni award to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and S Jaishankar
  • Amasebailu Becomes First 100% Solar Powered Village in Karnataka
  • IRSDC signed a Tripartite Agreement with SNCF and AFD

12th June

  • Mekathoti Sucharitha appointed as the Home Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
  • NDMA conducted training programme for CBRN emergencies.
  • Tokayev sworn in as the President of Kazakhstan.
  • Cabinet approved the setting up of Defence Space Research Agency DSRO.
  • I V Subba Rao continues as secretary to Vice President.
  • International Day Against Child Labour observed today.

11th June:

  • ASI declares Chaukhandi Stupa as of national important monument.
  • Pakistani actor Santosh Kumar 37th Death anniversary being observed.
  • India’s automobile Mahindra Group Won Gold Award in South Africa.
  • Lewis Hamilton Won Canadian Grand Prize 2019.
  • Modi 2.0 Cabinet Approved Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana.

10th June:

  • Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Siddhi Scheme.
  • Jammu and Kashmir government appointed RK Chibber as interim chief of J&K Bank.
  • Wipro Founder Azim Premji to retire as Executive Chairman by end of July.
  • Romila Thapar elected as a member of American Philosophical Society.
  • Japan defeat Mexico and won FIH Hockey Series.
  • Rafael Nadal beats DominicThiem to win 12th French Open title.

9th June:

  • Prayuth Chan-Ocha elected as new Prime Minister of Thailand.
  • Ex UEFA chief Johansson passed away at 89 due to a short illness.
  • Ajeya Kallam appointed principal advisor to Andhra Chief Minister.
  • Lt Gen PJS Pannu designated as Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (operation).
  • Mrutyunjay Mohapatra is appointed as IMD Chief.
  • India beats Ireland 1-0 in the final to claim U21 four-nation title.

8th June:

  • FIFA vice President Ahmad detained by the French Police.
  • BSF officer appointed as head of its Tekanpur-based academy.
  • World Oceans Day is celebrated today.
  • Justice Prashant Kumar appointed as Acting CJ Of Jharkhand HC.
  • Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel Takes Oath As New CJI Of Delhi High Court.

7th June:

  • P Jayadevan appointed as IOCL executive director for TN, Pondy
  • Delhi Metro Station becomes India’s first project to receive power from waste-to-energy.
  • Asma Zaheer a Pakistani computer scientist honoured with IBM’s highest award.
  • Congresswoman Jayapal, the First Indian-American Woman to Chair US House.
  • Muhammad Bande has been elected as next President of the 74th session UN General Assembly
  • Taiwan proposed deal to buy tanks from the US

6th June:

  • Google Sundar Pichai and Nasdaq Adena Friedman Receive 2019 Global Leadership Award.
  • China launched a space rocket from the sea for the first time.
  • Report: Sharp 10 percent decline in the approval rate of H 1B visa by the US
  • Pramila Jayapal as first Indian-American woman to preside over US House
  • Forbes magazine named Rihanna as the worlds richest female musician

5th June:

  • AAI signs with Boeing to improve airspace utilization.
  • Mahindra Susten partners with Mitsui & Co. Ltd for solar power generation
  • US terminated India’s preferential trade status under GSP programme.
  • RBI approved the appointment of Rakesh Makhija as chairman of Axis Bank.
  • V P Sivakolundhu elected as the Speaker of Puducherry Assembly

4th June:

  • Flipkart co-founder joins Ujjivan small finance Bank as Director.
  • Satish Chandra Verma appointed as Advocate General of Chhattisgarh
  • National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajith Doval gets Cabinet rank with extension of Five more year
  • Brand Veeba foods appoint Shah Rukh Khan as its brand Ambassador for its new brand “V-Nourish”
  • Nayib Bukele is elected as the new president of El Salvador

3rd June:

  • Veteran industrialist BM Khaitan passes away.
  • The World Bicycle Day is observed today across the globe.
  • Spice Jets Chairman and MD Ajay Singh was elected to the board of IATA.
  • CEO Pakistan Stock Exchange Richard Morin resigns.
  • India, US, Japan and Australia supports ASEAN led architecture mechanism.
  • Anton Aditya Subowo re-elected as President of Badminton Asia

2nd June:

  • United Nations to cut 1,000 troops from Somalia force.
  • Russia rejected an Iranian request to buy S 400 missile defense systems
  • Astronomers discovered the Forbidden Planet, NGTS- 4b in the Neptunian Desert
  • Pakistan approves Rs 930 crore fund to support stock market
  • Anita Bhatia appointed as Deputy Executive Director in UN Women
  • The US formally terminated Indias eligibility for a duty free import scheme

1st June:

  • The World’s smallest baby, weighing 245 grams survives.
  • Chandrani Murmu of BJD became the youngest MP in the country.
  • ISRO partnered with IAF for Gaganyaan astronaut selection, training.
  • Reserve Bank of India permitted Banks to use Aadhaar only for DBT accounts for KYC requirements.
  • Supreme Court extended the term of Justice VKJain as Judicial Member Of NCDRC.
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