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US President Donald Trump orders US Military to form ‘Space Force’

Jun 19, 2018
During the meeting, President Trump also signed a new space policy directive aimed at reducing debris in Earth's orbit. The policy sets up new guidelines for satellite design and operation, as well as tracking the growing amount of debris in space.

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict observed

Jun 19, 2018
The third annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict was observed across the world on June 19, 2018. The day aims to foster solidarity with the survivors who endure multiple, intersecting stigmas in the wake of sexual violence.

Chhattisgarh government approves merger of shikshakarmi with state school education department

Jun 19, 2018
The Chhattisgarh Government has approved the merger of `shikshakarmi' with the state school education department with effect from July 1. The decision is expected to benefit around 1.50 lakh shikshakarmi who are currently working under Panchayats and urban local bodies.

IRDAI sets up Suresh Mathur Committee to review norms for insurance marketing firms

Jun 19, 2018
Considering that the review of the regulations is essential to enable the distribution channel to evolve and to fulfil the objective of spreading insurance coverage to all layers of the society, the IRDAI constituted the 10-member committee.

Indian Army observes 2018 as ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty’

Jun 19, 2018
The Indian Army is observing the year 2018 as the ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty’ to honour soldiers who have been disabled in the line of duty while serving the nation and to celebrate the undying spirit of ‘Soldiering’.

Union Government collaborates with Google for flood forecasting

Jun 19, 2018
Under collaborative arrangement, Google will use high resolution Digital Elevation Model and vast computational resources and Artificial Intelligence to generate flood inundation maps utilising the input provided by CWC.

RBI eases norms for Foreign Portfolio Investors to invest in debt

Jun 18, 2018
FPIs will now be permitted to invest in Government securities (G-secs) without any minimum residual maturity requirement, only on condition that short-term investments by an FPI shall not exceed 20 percent of the total investment.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 June 2018

Jun 18, 2018
Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation launched Swajal Scheme in 115 Aspirational districts of India to provide clean drinking water. It will involve outlay of Rs 700 crores through flexi-funds under existing National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) budget.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 June 2018

Jun 18, 2018
Prime Minster Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) of the Naya Raipur Smart City. With this, the ICCC now becomes the 10th Smart City Centre to be operational in India.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 18 June 2018

Jun 18, 2018
18 June 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Global Environment Performance Index 2018, 106th Indian Science Congress and Dam Safety Bill, 2018 among others.

Cabinet approves 'Three Year Action Plan’ of Agricultural Education Division & ICAR Institutes

Jun 18, 2018
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the continuation of the Three Year Action Plan (2017-2020) of Agricultural Education Division and ICAR Institutes for strengthening and developing higher agricultural education in India.

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018 observed globally

Jun 18, 2018
The theme of 2018 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought was Land has true value – invest in it. The theme urges everyone to move away from unsustainable land use.

PM Modi inaugurates Integrated Command and Control Centre of Naya Raipur Smart City

Jun 18, 2018
Under the ambitious Smart City Mission, the nine other Integrated Command & Control Centres that had already become operational are in the cities of Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Pune, Nagpur, Rajkot, Visakhapatnam, Bhopal and Kakinada.

20 states sign MoU to implement Ayushman Bharat - National Health Protection Mission

Jun 18, 2018
The health ministers belonging to 20 states have exchanged MoU with the Union Health Ministry, marking their commitment towards the launch of the Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission.

Tourism Ministry launches new Incredible India website

Jun 18, 2018
The Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism KJ Alphons has launched the new ‘Incredible India’ website. The interactive website is designed using trends and technologies of international standards, in order to project India as a must-visit destination, especially among its overseas travelers.

Union Cabinet approves proposal for enactment of Dam Safety Bill, 2018

Jun 18, 2018
The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for introduction of Dam Safety Bill, 2018 in the Parliament. The bill will enable all states and union territories of India to adopt uniform dam safety procedures that will not only ensure the safety of the dams but will also safeguard their benefits.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 11 June to 17 June 2018

Jun 17, 2018
11 June to 17 June 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like Global Peace Index 2018, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and Trump-Kim Summit among others.

World's largest iceberg set to disappear after 18-year-long journey

Jun 17, 2018
The world’s largest iceberg, which broke away from Antarctica's Ross ice shelf 18 years ago, could be nearing the end of its voyage, as per NASA observation.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 11 June to 16 June 2018

Jun 16, 2018
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced setting up of a committee to give recommendations on formation of an Asset Reconstruction Company.The committee will give recommendations in two weeks for faster resolution of stressed accounts.

India among over 90 nations without paid paternity leave for new dads: UNICEF

Jun 16, 2018
According to the new analysis by UNICEF, India is among almost 90 countries in the world without national policies in place that ensure new fathers get adequate paid time off with their newborn babies.

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