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Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 June 2019

Virendra Kumar has been appointed as the Pro-tem Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha. He is a seven-term member of Parliament and was elected from Tikamgarh constituency in Madhya Pradesh.

Jun 11, 2019 17:48 IST

BJP MP Virendra Kumar to be Pro-tem Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha

Virendra Kumar will be India's next Pro-tem Speaker. He is a seven-term member of Parliament and was elected from Tikamgarh constituency in Madhya Pradesh. He will preside over the first sitting of the Lok Sabha as Pro-tem Speaker.

Cyclone Vayu may turn 'severe' in next 24 hours: IMD

Coastal areas of south Gujarat have kept on alert as Cyclone Vayu continues to intensify and may cross the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu early morning on June 13, 2019.

Salesforce acquired analytics platform Tableu

Salesforce will play an even greater role in driving digital transformation with Tableau, enabling companies around the world to tap into data across their entire business.

End of Childhood Index: India ranks 113 of 176 countries

As per the Save the Children’s third annual End of Childhood Index 2019, India ranks 113rd out of 176 countries. Child mortality rate has reduced by 55 percent in the last two decades in India. It was 88 deaths per 1,000 live births in year 2000 and now, it was recorded 39 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017. The index assesses where the most and fewest children are missing out on childhood.

Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account hacked, showing pro Pakistani messages

Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was hacked on June 10, 2019 by Turkish hackers who modified the actor’s profile picture. The bio was also modified to "Actor ... well at least some are STILL saying so!! Love Pakistan".