Current Affairs Questions Answers for June 2014-One liners

One liners for the month of June 2014 covers all the important events which have the potential to be asked in various competitive exams.

Jul 1, 2014 09:59 IST
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One liners for the month of June 2014 covers all the important events which have the potential to be asked in various competitive exams. The students will find these one liners of immense help during their course of preparation.

• KKR won the seventh edition of Indian Premier League 2014 final played at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore by defeating - KXIP by three wickets

• Prime Minister of India abolished existing nine EGoMs and twenty-one GoMs to - empower the Ministers and Departments

• The former guerrilla became the first President of El Salvador - Salvador Sanchez Ceren

• Telangana on 2 June 2014 became 29th State of India, while Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana will remain joint-capital of - Andhra Pradesh for next 10 years

• Solar powered plane took off from Payerne airfield in Switzerland to complete its inaugural flight - Solar Impulse-2

• To enhance operational co-operation and validate capabilities, the Indian and French Air Force started bilateral exercise - Garuda V at Jodhpur Airbase

• IAF mountaineering expedition team explored an unclimbed peak of Arunachal Pradesh at a height 5887 meters - Mt Gorichen

• Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas sworn-in to the Palestinian National Unity Government led by - Prime Minister Rami Hamadallah

• Government of Uttar Pradesh has ordered establishment of women helpline in 75 districts that will be monitored and maintained by - the SSP and SP

• Central Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory of RGCA became India’s first aquaculture pathology laboratory to be accredited by - NABL

• South Africa appointed Hashim Amla as test cricket captain as successor of - Graeme Smith who retired in March 2014

• To honour parents throughout the world for selfless commitment to children, Global Day of Parents was observed on - 1 June

• Amid an East-West showdown over Ukraine, the US President Barack Obama announced an US Security plan of 1 billion US dollar for - Eastern Europe

• TERI Environmental Survey 2014 claimed for maximum urban population climate has - worsened

• West Bengal and Maharashtra governments signed a MoU on victim of trafficking under which - they will identify and repatriate victims of trafficking

• IICA & Grant Thornton India LLP signed a MoU to develop capacity of Indian companies to implement - the CSR Rules laid in Section 135 of the Companies Act 2013

• Kamal Nath was today sworn-in as the Pro-tem Speaker of the newly constituted Lok Sabha by -President Pranab Mukherjee

• President Obama appointed an Indian-American as the member of the US Holocaust Memorial Council on 3 June 2014 - Shefali Duggal

• World Environment Day observed across the world on 5 June 2014 with theme - small islands and climate change and slogan raise your voice not the sea level

• Pakistan has increased its defence budget by 11 percent for fiscal year 2014-15 - that starts on 1 July 2014

• Assam Agricultural University and ICAR signed a MoU to open 638th Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) in - Baksa district of Assam

• India elected to the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of the - Intangible Cultural Heritage for the next four years

• Gadkari has been given additional charge of the Ministries of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation that was held by - Gopinath Munde

• The last Navajo code (those were used during World War II and remain unbreakable till the end of the war) talkers died in New Mexico - Chester Nez

• Ban imposed on export of drugs produced in Ranbaxy’s Toansa plant was lifted by the - European health regulator

• Softbank Corp unveiled world’s first humanoid robot named Peeper that can - communicate and read human emotions

• Vice Admiral Anil Chopra took charge of the Western Naval Command (WNC) as - Commander-in-Chief

• Kedarnath Singh, a noted Hindi poet has been chosen for the - Jnanpith award for 2013

• Railways has increased the passenger fare and freight charges by - 14.2 percent in all classes and 6.5 percent respectively

• West Bengal government bifurcated Jalpaiguri district to create - Alipurduar district, the 20th district of the state

• Canada’s Quebec became first province of the country to adopt legislation - Right-to-Die

• Music Group of Jaipur will perform during the XX Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland from 23 July to 3 August 2014 - Kawa

• To highlight health and economic impacts of tobacco consumption the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare released a video entitled - The Price We Pay

• Madhya Pradesh Government appointed Madhuri Dixit as the brand ambassador of maternal and child health campaign - Mamta Abhiyan

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi released commemorative postage stamps on the - 2014 FIFA World Cup that is being played in Brazil

• Narmada Control Authority (NCA) gave its approval to Gujarat government to raise the height of Sardar Sarovar Dam on - Narmada River in Kevadia to 138.68 meters

• India became a member of select group of 17 countries who are permanent signatories of -Washington Accord

• Indian scientist has been elected as member of UN’s body focused on oceans and law of the sea by securing support of all 111 members - Rasik Ravindra

• BHEL commissioned 68 MW Unit in Himachal Pradesh at - the Rampur Hydro Electric Project

• Maharashtra Assembly approved the Bill to amend the - Dance Bar Prohibition Act prohibiting dance bars across the state

• State Cabinet of Maharashtra approved the long pending proposal of bifurcation of Thane district to carve out - Palghar as 36th district of the state

• Malayalam writer C Radhakrishnan selected for the prestigious Moortidevi Award for 2013 for his novel - Theekkadal Katanhu Thirumadhuram

• Narendra Modi dedicated India’s largest warship - INS Vikramaditya to the nation

• UK-based business association honoured Lord Swraj Paul with - Lifetime Achievement Award  

• World Blood Donor Day was observed across the world on 14 June 2014 with a theme - Safe blood for saving mothers

• Independent High Level Committee headed by KK Mehrotra was constituted by Government to inquire into gas leakage incident in - Bhilai Steel Plant of Chhattisgarh

• UNESCO inscribed Rani-ki-Vav stepwell of Gujarat into - World Heritage list

• To draw attention to the plight of refugees and renew commitment to solve refugee problems, the world on 20 June 2014 observed - World Refugee Day

• N Srinivasan for the 14th Consecutive year has been appointed as the chief of the - Tamil Nadu Cricket Association

• Government has decided to provide interest-free loan of 4400 crore rupees to - cash-starved sugar mills

• Project Mausam: Maritime Routes and Cultural Landscapes presented by Secretary of Culture, Ravindra Singh at - 38th session of World Heritage Committee

• India’s national air carrier, Air India has joined the global airlines group - Star Alliance

• Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed at - Golden Ganj station near Chhapra in Bihar

• World Vitiligo Day was observed across the world on - 25 June

• Global giant HSBC on 24 June 2014 sold its Swiss private banking assets worth 12.5 billion dollars to - Liechtenstein’s LGT Bank

• RBI has permitted the NBFCs to act as BCs of banks with an aim of - spreading financial inclusion

• To thank the seafarers for their contribution to the economy and civil society of the world, International Seafarer's day was observed on - 25 June

• Chief Minister of Gujarat Anandiben Patel announced 33 percent reservation for women in the - police force in the state

• Union Cabinet has approved an in principle MoU between India and China to set up - industrial parks in the country

• Maharashtra government has approved 16% & 5% reservation in government jobs & educational institutions for - Maratha community and Muslims, respectively

• Union Ministry of External Affairs has declared 24 June as the - Passport Seva Divas

• The in-exile-President of BCCI, N Srinivasan has been appointed as - the first Chairperson of ICC

• Olympic Association announced the dates of 35th National Games and will be held from - 31 January to 14 February 2015 in Kerala

• Union Government gave a deadline of three months to States to implement - the National Food Security Act

• Scientists have claimed, 3500 million years ago, glaciers were present on - Martian crater gale

• High-level forum, Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths was held in - Washington on 25 June 2014

• Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath began at - Puri of Odisha

• ISRO has launched PSLV C23 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh and it carried - five satellites from four nations

• Saina Nehwal won 750000 US dollar Australian Open Super Series at Sydney by defeating - Carolina Marin of Spain

• Indian cueist, Pankaj Advani won his maiden IBSF 6-Red World snooker title at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt by defeating - Kacper Flilpiak of Poland

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