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Surat to receive ‘City Award’ under India Smart Cities Award 2018

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Surat smart city has been selected for ‘City Award’ for showing great momentum in the implementation of projects under ‘India Smart Cities Award’ 2018. Overall, nine awards have been announced under the India Smart Cities Awards.

International yoga day observed globally

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The 4th International yoga day was celebrated across the world on June 21, 2018. The day’s celebrations in India were led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dehradun. Similar Yoga related events were held across the world to mark the occasion.

International Yoga Day 2018: These 7 Yoga poses will help you focus better!

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On the occasion of the fourth International Yoga Day, which is being celebrated globally on 21 June 2018, we bring to you some yoga poses that will not only sharpen your mind but also increase your concentration power.

Role of Yoga in Education. What does research say?

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As the world is celebrating the 3rd International Day of Yoga with much pomp and circumstance, it is becomes important to understand how yoga plays a vital role in education that holds the power to transform the world.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 June 2018

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President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) following the resignation of Mehbooba Mufti as Jammu and Kashmir's Chief Minister. The move came hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pulled out of its alliance with Mehbooba Mufti’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Current Affairs in Short: 20 June 2018

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The Reserve Bank of India has tightened norms for Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) by making quoting of the Permanent Account Number or PAN mandatory even for transactions below USD 25000.

Chief Ministers Subgroup constituted to coordinate policy approaches for agriculture and MGNREGS

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The Sub-Group will submit its report within three months from its date of constitution. The first meeting of the Sub-Group is expected to be held in July 2018, based on the convenience of the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 June 2018

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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

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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

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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

2 days 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’

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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

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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

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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

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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

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.

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.

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