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Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 2nd 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 2nd Week of June 2018

1) The annual celebration of the earth’s oceans takes place every year on – June 8.

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Theme Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean

2) UN India business forum, NITI Aayog form consortium to help – Women Entrepreneurs

3) Biopic ‘Making of the Mahatma’ screened in – Pietermaritzburg

4) President Declares ‘Queen Pineapple’ as State Fruit of – Tripura

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Tripura Capital Agartala
CM Biplab Kumar Deb
Governor Tathagata Roy

 5) Singapore signs MoU with Andra Pradesh for – Amaravati development

6) Britain’s markets regulator has fined the UK division of India’s Canara Bank blocked it from accepting new deposits for around five months for – Systemic Anti-Money Laundering (AML) failures.

7) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will set up a Public Credit Registry (PCR) as a repository of information regarding loan information of individuals and corporate borrowers. The decision has been taken as per the recommendations of – Y.M. Deosthalee committee

8) The Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Early Childhood Development (ECD) and Third Asia- Pacific Regional Policy Forum on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) held in – Kathmandu, Nepal.

9) Omar Razzaz has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of – Jordan

10) President of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is – Maria Fernanda Espinosa

11)  Sarita Nayyar appointed WEF – Chief Operating Officer (COO)

12) New Delhi-based Leaf Wearables was among the five finalists selected from 85 teams hailing from 18 countries for the ‘Women’s Safety XPRIZE’ instituted by Indian-American philanthropists – Anu and Naveen Jain.

13) Polly Umrigar Award for – The International Cricketer of the award

14) Google had, in collaboration with Railtel, launched free – Wi-Fi services

15) Star batswoman Mithali Raj has became the first Indian cricketer to amass 2,000 runs in – Twenty20 Internationals (T20I).

16) Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) has revised cost and deadline of World Bank funded Dam Rehabilitation & Improvement Project (DRIP) to Rs.3466 Crore till – Jun 2020.

17) New Non-permanent member of UNSC – Indonesia.

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Indonesia Capital Jakarta
Currency Rupiah
Prime Minister Joko Widodo

18) The Fuego volcano, in Guatemala, has recently erupted violently and buried several villages on its southern flank It is an active – Stratovolcano.

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Guatemala Capital Guatemala City
Currency Guatemalan quetzal
President Jimmy Morales

19) Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal given the additional charge of – Tripura Governor

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Tripura Capital Agartala
CM Biplab Kumar Deb
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi

 20) The wages of Rajasthan unskilled labourers have been increased from Rs.207 to Rs.213 a day. The enhanced daily wages will be Rs.223 for semi-skilled labourers, Rs.233 for skilled labourers and Rs.283 for highly skilled labourers. The increased wages will come into effect retrospectively from – January 1, 2018.

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Rajasthan Capital Jaipur
CM Vasundhara Raje
Governor Kalyan Singh

21) The state Government which has launched a “Business First Portal” to give a big push towards the ease of doing business is – Punjab.

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Punjab Capital Chandigarh
CM Amarinder Singh
Governor V.P. Singh Badnore

22) The West Bengal Government has decided to invest 107 crore rupees to check erosion at vulnerable areas along the banks of – The Ganga and the Padma.

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West Bengal Capital Kolkata
CM Mamta Banerjee
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi

 23) Andhra Pradesh is the first state to use auto-disable syringes which will be enforced from The World Hepatitis Day

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Andra Pradeh Capital Amaravathi
CM Chandrababu Naidu
Governor ESL Narashiman

24) The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) in Telangana has received the approval of – Technical Advisory Committee

25) EPS announces the appointment of Mr. R. Gandhi as an – Independent Director

26) Navy’s INS Sunayna brings home 38 Indians from cyclone-hit – Yemen’s Socotra Island.

27) IOC’s icon of the year is – Bopanna.

28) World records ODI score by – NZ Women.

29) Eight States and four Union Territories have signed MoUs with the Union Health Ministry to implement the government’s ambitious national health protection mission Ayushman Bharat which aims to provide a cover of – Rs.5 lakh per family annually to 10 crore.

30) The Hindu ITC may unveil the first phase of its integrated food manufacturing and logistics facility at – Pudukottai in Tamil Nadu

31) At least 73 eco-sensitive villages, of which 22 are ‘red list’ villages, have been left out of the buffer zone of the Bannerghatta National Park in – Karnataka

32) According to Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), foreign direct investment (FDI) in India has increased to US $61.96 billion in 2017-18. FDI inflow in previous fiscal was – US $60 billion.

33) British telecom major Vodafone plans to invest €1 billion or about Rs.8,000 crore in the proposed joint venture with – Idea Cellular

34) The 44th G7 summit was held on June 8–9, 2018, in – La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada

35) New vigilance commissioner  is – Chief Sharad Kumar

36) Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes is lead by – Mohanlal.

37) UPSC member Arvind Saxena has been appointed as the acting chairman of the commission from – June 20

38) The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has appointed S Ramesh as the Chairman of – Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC).

39) China has awarded its first highest state honour Friendship Medal to – Russian President Vladimir Putin

40) Renowned British Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction, 2018 for – Book “Home Fire”

41) India’s first indigenous, long-range artillery gun Dhanush has been successfully passed its final test at – Pokhran, Rajasthan.

42) Intercontinental Cup is won by – India

 43) Six-time defending champion India suffered a three-wicket defeat against Bangladesh in the final of the women’s Asia Cup T20 cricket tournament at – the Kinrara Academy Oval

44) Table tennis player Archana Girish Kamath on Saturday qualified for the Youth Olympics in her last attempt, joining fellow Indian Manav Thakkar for the October event in – Buenos Aires.

45) Maria Bueno –  the Brazilian “queen” of tennis, who won three Wimbledon and four US championship singles titles.

46) The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) lab has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with RAASI Solar Power Pvt Ltd for transfer of technology for India’s first Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Battery project. It was signed by CSIR’s Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), – Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu.

47) The World Health Organisation (WHO) commended India’s progress in reducing maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by – 77%

48) India will soon have its first national police museum as the central government has decided to establish the unique facility in – Lutyens’ Delhi

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CM Aravind Kejriwal
Governor Anil Baijal

49) Chandrababu Naidu says Polavaram project to be completed by – 2019

50) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed a minimum 40% loan component for working capital funding of – Rs.150 crore and above

51) India has extended a financial aid of Rs 99 million to Nepal for the construction of 2,700 shallow tube well irrigation systems in – 12 districts

52) Mauritius will host the 11th World Hindi Conference in its capital city Port Lois from – Aug 18-20, 2018.

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Theme “Vaishvik Hindi Aur Bharatiy Sanskriti”

53) The Union Ministry of Railways has launched Rail MADAD (Mobile Application for Desired Assistance During travel) Application to – Expedite and streamline passenger grievance redressal.

54) India will host the first military exercise of the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) group focusing on counter-terrorism in – September.

55) Sebastian Vettel claimed the 50th win of his career and reclaimed the lead of this year’s World championship on Sunday when he ended Lewis Hamilton’s run of supremacy at – The Canadian Grand Prix.

56) Simona Halep from Romania has won her first Grand Slam at the 2018 French Open tennis tournament in – Paris.

57) Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has signed an MoU with the Common Service Centres (CSCs) Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for delivery of railway services

58) Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh has flagged off the 1st batch of three month-long Kailash Mansarovar Yatra-2018 in New Delhi. The Yatra will continue till the – September 08.

59) Union Home Minister exhorts BPR&D to train – Policemen in soft skills

60) Ten new iconic sites have been taken up under Phase III of the flagship project – Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) of the Swachh Bharat Mission.

New Iconic Sites are as follows:

  1. Raghavendra Swamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh);
  2. Hazardwari Palace (Murshidabad, West Bengal);
  3. Brahma Sarovar Temple (Kurukshetra, Haryana);
  4. VidurKuti (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh);
  5. Mana village (Chamoli, Uttarakhand);
  6. Pangong Lake (Leh-Ladakh, J&K);
  7. Nagvasuki Temple (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh);
  8. ImaKeithal/market (Imphal, Manipur);
  9. Sabarimala Temple (Kerala); and
  10. Kanvashram (Uttarakhand).

61) NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has selected 3,000 additional schools for the establishment of Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs), bringing the total number of ATL schools to – 5,441.

62) The union government has set up a committee headed by former chief statistician of India T.C.A. Anant to bring in transparency in the – Jobs data calculation and presentation.

63) Rank of India highest sender of foreign students to the US is – Second.

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US Capital Washington DC
Currency Dollar
President Donald Trump

64) The Haryana government has raised the upper age limit for entry into government service from – 40 to 42 years.

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Haryana Capital Chandigarh
CM Manohar Lal Khattar
Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki

65) At 17.2%, Axis Bank commands the largest value share of – Mobile banking transactions

66) The Computer Association Nepal (CAN) is organizing an international-level ‘Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Conference-2018’ in – Kathmandu

67) The Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority (PFRDA) has proposed to double the monthly pension limit to Rs 10,000 from the existing Rs 5,000 under the – Atal Pension Yojana.

68) India Meteorological Department (IMD) will use flash flood guidance system for the first time in the country to forecast – Floods.

69) Rank of India in in the Global Environment Performance Index (EPI) – 177.

70) The government has launched 5,000 Wi-Fi Choupals in villages and delivery of rail tickets through – Common Service Centres (CSCs).

71) Centre has sanctioned 14.30 crore rupees for Block level sports in Jammu and Kashmir under – The ‘Khelo India’ scheme.

72) Indian boxers bagged one Gold and two Silver medals at the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament in – The Russian city of Kaspiysk

73) Popular Kumaoni folk singer, Pappu Karki has passed away

74) The veteran Goa Congress leader and former Rajya Sabha MP, Shantaram Laxman Naik has passed away in Margao aged 72.

75) World Blood Donor Day 2018 is celebrated on – June 14

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76) The present proposal is for moving a motion in Rajya Sabha withdrawing the Nalanda University (Amendment) Bill, 2013 introduced in Rajya Sabha on August 26, 2013 to – Amend certain existing provisions of the Nalanda University Act, 2010 and add some new provisions

77) The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) launched a contest, ‘#YogaFor9to5’ focused on generating awareness regarding benefits of – Yoga at Workplace for Women.

78) Scientists from Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad discovered distant planet revolving around Sun-like star for first time. Both the planet and the star have been named – EPIC

79) Biogas plants with the capacity of over 100 cubic metres will be set up shortly at 25 gaushalas in – Rajasthan

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Rajasthan Capital Jaipur
CM Vasundhara Raje
Governor Kalyan Singh

80) Maharashtra Inks MoU for Quebec Province for Greater Economic Co-operation with – Canada.

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Vidyasagar Rao

81) The Assam government is planning to launch an awareness programme – ‘Sanskar’

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Assam Capital Dishpur
CM Sarbananda Sonowal
Governor Jagdish Mukhi

 82) Rana Kapoor re-appointed MD & CEO for – Yes Bank

83) HDFC Bank wins Cabinet nod to raise Rs24,000 crore via – FDI

84) India-US colloquium on Earth Observations and Sciences for Society and Economy inaugurated in – Goa

85) Raksha Mantri Inaugurates BEL representative office in – Vietnam.

86) Japan’s prestigious ‘Nikkei Asia Prize is honoured for – Sulabh International Bindeshwar Pathak

87) Cognizant CEO Francisco D’Souza has been appointed as the – Vice-chairman of the company

88) Cashless Ticketing through ‘Utsonmobile’ app developed by – CRIS

89) The thirteenth edition of India-Nepal joint military exercise, Surya Kiran-XIII has been concluded at – Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand.

90) The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the – 2026 World Cup

91) The 2018 French Open (also known as Roland Garros) was a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 122nd edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event of 2018.

S. No Category Winner Runner Up
1. Men’s Singles Rafael Nadal (Spain) Dominic Thiem (Austria)
2. Women’s Singles Simona Halep (Rome) Sloane Stephens (USA)
3. Men’s Doubles Nicolas Mahut (France) and Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) Oliver Marach (Austria) and Mate Pavic (Croatia)
4. Women’s Doubles Barbara Krejcikova (Czech Republic) and Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic) Eri Hozumi (Japan) and Makoto Ninomiya (Japan)
5. Mixed Doubles Latisha Chan (Taiwan) and Ivan Dodig (Croatia) Gaby Dabrowski (Canada) and Mate Pavic (Croatia)

 

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