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Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 June 2018

17 hrs ago
US President Donald Trump on June 18, 2018 ordered the US Defense Department and the Pentagon to create a "Space Force", an independent sixth branch of the armed forces.

Current Affairs in Short: 19 June 2018

17 hrs ago
The Canadian Parliament has passed a bill to legalise cannabis that would make Canada the first G7 country to allow free consumption of the mind-altering drug.

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict observed

20 hrs ago
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.

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

23 hrs ago
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’

1 day ago
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’.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 June 2018

1 day ago
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

1 day ago
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.

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018 observed globally

1 day ago
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.

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

3 days ago
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

3 days ago
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.

World Blood Donors Day 2018 observed globally

Jun 15, 2018
The theme of the World Blood Donors Day 2018 is ‘Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life’. The theme throws light on the act of blood donation as an action of solidarity.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 June 2018

Jun 14, 2018
The Solar Charkha Mission of the Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) will be launched by President Ram Nath Kovind on June 27, 2018 in New Delhi.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 June 2018

Jun 14, 2018
India and the US agreed to hold comprehensive talks to address trade and economic issues. The decision was taken during a series of meetings by the Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

Sulabh International founder honoured with Japan's prestigious Nikkei Asia Prize

Jun 13, 2018
Bindeshwar Pathak, noted social reformer and founder of Sulabh International, has been honoured with Japan's prestigious Nikkei Asia Prize. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Infosys Chairman Narayan Murti are among the few Indians who have won the prize in the past.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 June 2018

Jun 13, 2018
Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary of the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, on June 12, 2018 launched the Phase III of ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ (SIP) under PM Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 June 2018

Jun 13, 2018
US government has approved a deal to sell the Indian military six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters for 930 million dollars. The agreement has been passed to the US Congress for approval and if no US lawmaker raises an objection, the contract will go ahead.

SEBI constitutes Group to facilitate the stock market listing of startups

Jun 13, 2018
The Group will look into the existing Institutional Trading Platform (ITP) framework and suggest measures to facilitate listing of startups.

SEBI constitutes Expert Committee to frame rules for direct listing of Indian firms abroad

Jun 13, 2018
The committee will examine the economic case for permitting direct listing of Indian companies overseas and listing of Indian companies on foreign bourses in India.

Trump-Kim Summit: Historic document signed

Jun 13, 2018
In a historic first, delegation level talks between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un began in Singapore on June 12. The world’s two of the most powerful leaders held a brief one-on-one meeting at the Capella Hotel in Sentosa Island before beginning with their delegation level talks.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 June 2018

Jun 12, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on June 11, 2018 released the draft guidelines to modify the loan system for delivery of bank credit, making the rules stricter to regulate larger borrowers enjoying working capital facility from the banking system.

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