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Top 5 Current Affairs: 26 June 2019

Assam Government has published an additional list to exclude the names of over 1 lakh people from the National Register of Citizens.

Jun 26, 2019 18:33 IST
Top 5 Current Affairs: 26 June 2019

NRC Assam: 1.02 Lakh people excluded from additional draft, Find names here

Assam Government has published an additional list to exclude the names of over 1 lakh people from the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The final draft of the Assam NRC will be published on July 31. The additional exclusion list comprises the names of 1,02,462 persons to the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC). This additional list was published under Clause 5 of the Scheduled to Citizenship Rules, 2003.

ICC World Cup 2019: India best catching side, Pakistan worst with 14 dropped catches

Cricket World Cup 2019: Team India is the best catching side so far in the ongoing cricket world cup with just one dropped catch, while India’s arch-rival Pakistan is the worst catching side with 14 dropped catches. Pakistan has dropped 14 catches, just as many as India has caught in its four world cup matches. India has picked up the maximum number of catches (14) and dropped just one catch and it was dropped by KL Rahul off Yuzvendra Chahal’s ball during India vs Pakistan cricket match on June 16.

Presence of Chamki is shameful for us: PM Modi in Rajya Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Rajya Sabha on June 26, 2019 replying to the Motion Of Thanks On the President's Address. He spoke about Chamki Fever, BJP's massive victory in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, NRC, EVM controversy and simultaneous polls. The deaths in Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis or Chamki Fever are unfortunate and a matter of shame for us.

Samant Goel appointed new RAW chief, Arvind Kumar becomes IB director

Narendra Modi Government has appointed senior IPS officer Samant Goel as the new Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief on June 26, 2019. In another move, government has appointed senior IPS officer Arvind Kumar as the director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB). Their names were finalized by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by PM Narendra Modi and comprising Home Minister Amit Shah.

India vs West Indies, Manchester weather update, World Cup 2019: Rain forces Team India to train indoors

India vs West Indies, Manchester weather update: India vs West Indies World Cup cricket match is scheduled to take place tomorrow, June 27, 2019 at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester. All eyes are on the weather, as Team India’s training session on Tuesday was shifted indoors due to wet ground conditions. The Manchester weather report for Thursday, however, looks sunny. This would be India's sixth world cup clash.