Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (15th to 21st June 2018)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 3rd Week of June 2018. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming SBI Clerk 2018 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Important Weekly Current Affairs 3rd Week of June 2018

1) World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018 is held on – June 15th

2) Sale of pre-Goods and Service Tax packaged goods has now been allowed with stickers of revised rates till – July 31.

3) The Union Cabinet gave final extension to commission constituted to examine sub-categorisation within Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in Central list. The commission earlier had term till Jun 20, 2018 but with extension it will now work till – Jul 31, 2018.

4) Minister for Water Resources Nitin Gadkari released Niti Aayog’s composite water management index report in New Delhi – Gujarat topped the list while Jharkhand was adjudged as the worst performer.

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NITI National Institution for Transforming India.
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar
CEO Amithab Kanth

 5) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has inaugurated and laid foundation stones for more than 100 schemes, worth – Rs 875 crore

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Bihar Capital Patna
CM Nitish Kumar
Governor Satya Pal Malik

6) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted a mock exercise on flood preparedness in Uttar Pradesh in a move to improve flood preparedness ahead of the monsoon season. The exercise was held in collaboration with – State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA)

7) Flipkart-owned digital payments start-up PhonePe announced a partnership with ride-hailing firm Ola for – A hassle-free cab and auto booking experience.

8) Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GAELF) held in – New Delhi

9) The Union Cabinet has been apprised of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU signed between the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and – Institute National de la Santeet de la RechercheMedicale (INSERM), France.

10) Dhivya Suryadevara has been named the Chief Finance Officer of the US’ largest automaker, – General Motors.

11) Indian woman boxer Saweety Boora has claimed a gold medal in the middleweight category at the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament in – Kaspiysk, Russia.

12) Panel for better temple management for Shree Jagannath Temple in – Puri

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Odisha Capital Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Ganeshi Lal

13) International Integration Day is held on – June 16th

14) A Conference on Implementation of National Pension System (NPS) by the Central Autonomous Bodies (CABs) was organized by Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) in – Delhi.

15) National Tribal Museum proposed to be set up at – Delhi

16) Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a U.S.-Afghan air strike in – Afghanistan

17) Former World Bank Economist Omar al-Razzaz was sworn in as Jordan’s – Prime Minister

18) ‘Water literacy’ campaign initiated by – Kerala.

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Kerala Capital Tiruvananthapuram
CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Governor P.Sadasivam

19) The Arunachal Pradesh govt inked an agreement with Andhra Pradesh-based – Smart Village Movement (SVM)

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Arunachal Pradesh Capital Itanagar
CM Pema Khandu
Governor B. D. Mishra

20) Marg ERP limited, a leading Inventory and Accounting software solution company has partnered with ICICI Bank to offer an integrated payments platform to – Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) customers

21) Fitch Ratings raised India growth forecast for 2018-19 to – 7.4%

22) According to Forbes magazine rank of HDFC in the ‘consumer financial services category’ is – 5th.

23) Government was announced that The 106th Indian Science Congress will be held at Lovely Professional University (LPU) in – Jalandhar, Punjab from January 3 to 7, 2019.

24) The European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will premiere in – New Delhi at the Siri Fort Auditorium.

25) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has slated its next launch mission, an Earth observation satellite, tentatively for – August

26) Water productivity mapping of major Indian crops’ is based on a study of 10 important crops by a team under the leadership of leading agricultural economist – Dr. Ashok Gulati.

27) First Indian to play in England’s Kia Super League is – Smriti Mandhana

28) Fathers day is observed on the – Third Sunday in June.

29) International Picnic Day is a made-up holiday that is celebrated annually on – June 18

30) The country that adopts economic plan to allow more foreign workers is – Japan

31) The World Bank has approved $700 million to help – Bangladesh

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Bangladesh Capital Daka
Currency Taka
President Abdul Hamid

 32) 19 cancer centres in Assam to start functioning from mid – 2020

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Assam Capital Dishpur
CM Sarbananda Sonowal
Governor Jagdish Mukhi

 33) The Union Govt approved financial assistance amounting to Rs. 5.5 lakh per family to – West Pakistan Refugees (WPRs).

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Jammu & Kashmir Capital Srinagar , Jammu
CM Mehbooba Mufti
Governor Narinder Nath Vohra

 34) 24×7 mobile policing service started by – Tripura

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Tripura Capital Agartala
CM Biplab Kumar Deb
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi (additional charge)

 35) Government has decided to start the consolidation process of Regional Rural Banks (RRB) after a gap of six years and bring down the number of such entities to – 38 from 56 now

36) Muthoot Fincorp Limited announced its partnership with National Skill Development Corporation to train over 10,000 youth over the – Next three years

37) The fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog was held under the chairmanship of the PM Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan in – New Delhi

39) Twenty States signed MoU with Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) for implementing – Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM).

40) DRDO converts Pinaka rocket system into – Guided Missile

41) Visva-Bharati University (VBU), founded by Rabindranath Tagore, will set up a yoga centre inside the campus, named – Yoga Gram (village).

42) PM Modi to interact with farmers through – NaMo App

43) Arab group wants India on board of – Yemen

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UAE Capital Abu Dhabi
Currency Dirham
President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

44) National project status for eastern canal is seek by – Rajasthan

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Rajasthan Capital Jaipur
CM Vasundhara Raje
Governor Kalyan singh

45) ICICI Bank’s new COO is – Sandeep Bakhshi.

46) Oriental Bank of Commerce awarded for – Atal Pension Yojana

47) IRDAI has formed a panel to review the regulations pertaining to – Insurance Marketing Firms

48) Ivan Duque Wins Election to Become Colombia’s – President

49) SAARC Development Fund (SDF) will launch the social enterprise development programme (SEDP) as part of its – Social Window.

50) A 3-day National Yoga Olympiad was inaugurated at the National Council of Educational Research and Training in CIET in – New Delhi

51) Government teams up with Google for – Flood Warning

52) Glonass-M satellite was launched by – Russia

53) Renowned mimicry artist Nerella Venu Madhav passes away at 85

54) U.S.-based cab aggregator Uber said it had elevated Pradeep Parameswaran as president of its – India and South Asia operations.

55) World Refugee Day 2018 is observed on – June 20th.

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Theme ‘Now More Than Ever, We Need to Stand with Refugees’.

 56) Limba Ram got the financial assistance of – Rs.5 lakhs

57) U.K. links student visa row to issue of – ‘over-stayers’

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UK Capital London
Currency Pound Sterling
President Theresa May

58) WHO classifies gaming addiction as – Mental health disorder

59) United Nations announced the withdrawal of the United States from the – United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC),

60) U.P. govt.’s ‘special exemption’ to – Patanjali.

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Uttar Pradesh Capital Lucknow
CM Yogi Adityanath
Governor Ram Naik

 61) Brand Ambassador of Sikkim is – A.R. Rahman.

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Sikkim Capital Gangtak
CM Pawan Kumar Chamling
Governor Shriniwas Patil

 63) Telangana Police launched a mobile application – COP CONNECT

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Telangana Capital Hyderabad
CM Chandrashekar Rao
Governor ESL Narashimman

 64) Yes Bank gets SEBI nod for custodian of – Securities business

65) 18,000 banks branches, post offices have Aadhaar facility now – UIDAI

66) Inter-Governmental Ministerial meeting on anti-doping held in – Colombo

67) 5th National Standards Conclave Held In – New Delhi

68) Punjab offers saplings through – Mobile App

69) Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Rani Rashmoni’ commissioned in – Vizagapattinam

70) England record for the highest total scored in a men’s ODI when it posted – 481

71) International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on – 21 June

72) World Music Day is an annual music celebration that takes place on – 21 June.

73) India’s first river interlinking project caught in – U.P.-M.P. tussle

74) As the Smart Cities Mission enters its fourth year, the Centre has finally announced the 100th and the last city which will be part of the project – Shillong.

75) Railways to become net Zero Carbon emitter by – 2030

76) US scientists unveiled world’s most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer – Summit

77) The country which shuts down internet nationwide to prevent cheating during high school exams – Algeria

78) Pattiseema will help revive – Krishna delta.

79) First state in India to give star ranking to its villages is – Haryana

80) NITI Aayog has ranked Rajasthan at No.1 state in – Water Conversation

81) Haryana government introduced a scheme to give school kids 50 rupees for – Planting Trees

82) SBI MD B Sriram took charge as the CEO and MD of IDBI Bank for – 3 months

83) The Richest Person in the World is – Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

84) KVIC adopts Jagatpur village in Delhi for – Swachhata Abhiyaan

85) Vice President receives the Book ‘Vedvigyan Alok’ authored by – Acharya Agnivarat Naishthik

86) India, Russia to hold military exercise – Indra 2018

87) New Zealand broke the record for the highest score in a women’s T20I — 216 for one.

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