Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (15th to 21st June 2019)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs Affairs 3rd week of June 2019. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming IDBI and SBI PO/Clerk 2019 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
June 16 (every year on third Sunday of June) World Father’s Day
 

June 16

International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR)  

 

June 17

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought  

“Let’s Grow the Future Together”

June 18 International Picnic Day
June 18 Autistic Pride Day
June 19 World Sickle Cell Day
June 19 World Sauntering Day
 

June 19

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict  

June 20 World Refugee Day #Step With Refugees — Take A Step on
June 21 International Yoga day Yoga for Climate Action
 

June 21

World Music Day 0r International Music Day or Fete de la Musique  

 

June 21

World Hydrography Day Hydrographic information driving marine knowledge

Current Affairs: National

  1. India will be hosting Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process (KP) in Mumbai
  2. Rajnath forms committee to work on modalities of revising pension under OROP

3. I&B Ministry issues advisory to TV channels over portrayal of children in reality shows

  1. India to host UN meet on land degradation in September
  2. Agartala airport to be 3rd international airport in northeast
  3. India is the second largest fish producing country in the world
  4. Maharashtra’s popular ethnic footwear brand Kolhapurichappal gets GI tag
  5. Telangana Chief Minister K Chadrasekhar Rao dedicates Kaleshwaram irrigation project to nation
  6. HDFC to buy 51.2% in Apollo Munich Health for 1,347 crore
  7. IDBI Bank has entered a bancassurance corporate agency agreement with Tata AIG.

Current Affairs: International

  1. World’s highest operating weather stations installed on Everest
  2. India has extended USD 15 million assistance to Niger for holding African Union summit
  3. WHO launches new tool to handle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
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World Health Organization (WHO)Headquarters Geneva, Switzerland
World Health Organization (WHO)Director General Tedros Adhanom

Current Affairs: State

  1. Assam government will set up a Skill University at the cost of 850 crore rupees at Darrang district
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Assam Capital Dishpur
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi
  1. Centre has formally approved Rs. 120 crore State Cancer Institute at Government Medical College Jammu
  2. J and K government has launched the outreach programme ‘Back to the Village’
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Jammu & Kashmir Capital Jammu & Srinagar
Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Vacant
Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik
  1. Unemployed graduates to get up to Rs. 3,500 in Rajasthan
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Rajasthan Capital Jaipur
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot
Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

  1. J&K Bank to now come under RTI act and CVC guidelines
  2. ADB sanctions Rs. 1650 core to Tripura for infrastructure development in 7 district headquarters
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Asian Development Bank Headquarters Mandaluyong, Philippines
Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao
  1. Fitch cut India’s GDP growth rate forecast for FY20 by 20 bps to 6.6 per cent
  2. RBI slaps Rs.1 crore fine on HDFC Bank for non-compliance of KYC norms
  3. RBI panel on MSMEs suggests Rs 20 lakh collateral-free loan under Mudra
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RBI Headquarters Mumbai
RBI Governor Shaktikant Das
RBI Deputy Governor BP Kanungo, N S Vishwanathan, Viral Acharya and Mahesh Kumar Jain
  1. DBS cuts India’s FY20 GDP forecast to 6.8% from 7%

Current Affairs: Business

  1. Facebook to launch its new digital currency Libra in 2020

Current Affairs: Appointment

ZuzanaCaputova Slovakia’s first female President
Padmaja India’s High Commissioner to Tuvalu
Inger Andersen Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
Rabi N Mishra Executive Director of RBI
Ravinder Singh Dhillon Director (projects) in Power Finance Corporation
Lt General FaizHameed Director General of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)
Om Birla LokSabha Speaker
Yerry Mina (Colombian footballer) Brand Ambassador of Hero MotoCorp
AlokVardhanChaturvedi Extended three months as Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT)
ShefaliJuneja India’s representative in the council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
Author Amish Tripathi Director of London’s Nehru Centre

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

Akshay Patra’s school meals project BBC World Service Global Champion Award
Suman Rao ( Rajasthan) Femina Miss India World 2019
Social activist Makarand Tilloo ‘Save Water Hero Award’

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

  1. World Food India 2019 event to be held from November 1-4 in New Delhi
  2. The 10th Regional Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) summit, 2019 was held in Nagpur
  3. ICG co-hosts 12th ReCAAP ISC capacity building workshop in New Delhi
  4. G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth held in Japan

Current Affairs: Ranking

  1. According to Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2019 Amazon India is the country’s most attractive employer brand
  2. India is set to overtake China as the most populous country by 2027
  3. IIT-Bombay has emerged as India’s best institution securing 152nd rank in the 2020 QS World University Ranking
  4. Bangladesh has emerged as the fastest growing economy among the 45 countries of the Asia-Pacific region
  5. The US overtook China to once again become India’s top goods trading partner in 2018-19

Current Affairs:MoU

  1. HCL Technologies has signed a multi-year contract with Cricket Australia
  2. NPCI ties up with Telangana government for MeeSeva services
  3. Tech Mahindra has announced signing of a multi-year contract with Airbus for cabin and cargo design engineering
  4. National Health Authority and ICICI Foundation have signed an agreement to skill 15,000 personnel to implement Ayushman Bharat scheme

Current Affairs: Defence

1. The first Indian Naval Air Squadron celebrates its Diamond Jubilee on 17 June 2019

2. Indian Navy launched ‘Operation Sankalp’ in the Gulf of Oman

Current Affairs: Sports

  1. Australia and Qatar to participate as guest teams in 2020 Copa America
  2. Peter Gilchrist lifted Pacific International Billiards Championship title
  3. The Indian men’s recurve team bagged a silver medal in the Archery World Championships at Den Bosch in The Netherlands
  4. Joshna Chinappa won the national squash title for a record 17th time
  5. Mahesh Mangaoker won the national men’s squash title
  6. India defeated South Africa 5-1 in the summit clash to win the FIH Series Finals hockey tournament
  7. Japan’s Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic of Serbia continue as World Number ones in the latest WTA and ATP rankings
  8. American Gary Woodland won the 2019 United States Open Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California
  9. India’s 14-year old Grand Master NihalSarin won the blitz event in the Asian Continental Chess Championship at Xingtai, China.
  10. U. Chitra won the women’s 1500m gold at the Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna, Sweden
  11. Asian silver medallist Annu Rani won the women’s javelin bronze in the 58th Ostrava Golden Spike athletics meet
  12. India’s PranatiNayak clinched a bronze medal in vault event at the Senior Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  13. Pankaj Advani has clinched the 35th men’s Asian Snooker Championship in Doha
  14. Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has announced his retirement from football

Current Affairs: Obituaries 

Person Field
Lee Hee-ho Former S. Korean first lady
Franco Zeffirelli Legendary Italian filmmaker
Mohamed Morsi Egypt’s former President
N. Lingappa Veteran athletics coach and Dronacharya awardee
Lalrinchhana Former Mizoram minister and MNF leader

 

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