Monthly Current Affairs( June 2019)

Dear Aspirants here we provide Monthly Current Affairs of June 2019 including Important Days with their Theme, Summit  and Conference  ,New Appointments in various post, Awards & Honors, Books ,Sports, MoU  and Agreement, Committee ,Obituaries and National & International News. These are collected from all newspapers  and Internet .which have unique updates of all daily events from. It helps aspirants for SSC, Railway NTPC, JE, State PSU & all competitive exams. Happy Reading…

Monthly Current Affairs(June 2019):IMPORTANT DAYS

DateObserved Day
1st JuneWorld Milk Day

Theme-“Drink Milk:Today and Everyday”

1st June Global Day of Parents

Theme –“Honor Your Parents”

2nd JuneTelengana Statehood Day
2nd June International Sex Workers Day
3rd JuneWorld Bicycle Day(2nd )
4th JuneInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5th JuneWorld Environment Day

Theme-“Beat Air Pollution”

6th JuneUN Russian Language Day
7th JuneWorld Food Safety Day

Theme- “Food Safety, everyone’s business”

3rd-7th  JuneFinancial Literacy Week

Theme-“Farmers”

8th JuneWorld Oceans Day

Theme-“Gender and the Ocean”

8th  June World Brain Tumour Day
11th JuneGreen Mizoram Day
12th JuneWorld Day against Child Labour

Theme-“Children shouldn‟t work in fields, but on dreams”

13th JuneInternational Albinism Awareness Day
14th JuneWorld Blood Donor Day

Theme: “Safe blood for all”

15th JuneASEAN Dengue Day
June 15th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)
15th June Global Wind Day
16th JuneInternational Day of Family Remittances (IDFR)
16th JuneWorld Sea Turtle Day
3rd Sunday of June(16th June)Father’s Day
17th JuneWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Theme- “Let‟s Grow the Future Together”

18th JuneWorld Sustainable Gastronomy Day
19th JuneInternational Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
19th June  World Sickle Cell Day
20th JuneWorld Refugee Day

Theme- “Step With Refugee: Take A Step on World”

June 21stWorld Music Day
21st June4th International Yoga Day

Theme: “Yoga for Climate Action”

21st JuneWorld Hydrography Day

Theme –“Hydrographic Information driving marine Knowledge”.

23rd JuneUnited Nations Public Service Day
23rd June International Olympic Day
June 23rd World Public Service Day
23rd June International Widows Day
25th JuneDay of the Seafarer

Campaign- “I Am On Board with gender equalit”

25th -26th  June Anti Emergency day
26th JuneInternational Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Theme-“Health for Justice, justice for Health”

26th JuneInternational Day in Support of Victims and Nature
27th JuneUN Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Day (MSME) Day
29th JuneNational Statistics Day

Theme -“Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”

29th JuneInternational Day of Tropics
30th JuneInternational Day of Parliamentarism
30th JuneInternational Asteroid Day

Monthly Current Affairs( June 2019): Summit / Conference

Summit / ConferencePlace
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES)India
China Bilateral Dialogue on Disarmament & Non ProliferationNew Delhi
2nd Global Disability Summit Buenos Aires, Argentina 6 to 8 June 2019
Asian Leadership SummitBhutan
G20 Finance Ministers MeetingFukuoka, Japan
3rd Indo-French cyber dialogue 2019 Paris
SCO (Cooperation Organization)summitBishkek, Kyrgyzstan
12th Conference of States Parties to Convention to Rights of PwDs” New York.
16th Asia media summitCambodia
CICA(Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia) Summit 2019Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Kimberley Process Intersessional Meeting 2019Mumbai
14th summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Mecca, Saudi Arabia
The fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI AayogNew Delhi
20th Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council(FSDC)  New Delhi
G20 summit 2019Osaka, Japan
G20 summit 2020Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2021, G20 summit Italy
2022, G20 summit India

Monthly Current Affairs( June  2019):New Appointments

NameDesignation
Ajay Singh Member of IATA (Board of International Air Transport Association)
Ajit DovalNational Security Adviser (NSA)
Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT)
Amish Tripathi Director of Nehru Center (London)
Amit Agarwal New chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)
Amitabh Kant NITI Aayog CEO
Anton Aditya Subowo President of Badminton Asia
Anita Bhatia UN Deputy Executive Director
Arun Kumar Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) (Additional charge)
Arun Kumar Sahu High Commissioner of India to Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Arvind Kumar Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB)
Bhola Nath Shukla Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL)
Gianni Infantino President of FIFA
Dr Gaurav Nigam‘Innovative Research Excellence Award 2019’
Mohamed Ould Ghazouani President of Mauritania(1st Elected President)
Inger Andersen Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
J K Tripathy Director General of Tamil Nadu Police
Justice Prasanta Kumar Saikia Chairperson of Lokayukta in Arunachal Pradesh
K Natarajan Director General (DG) of Indian Coast Guard (ICG)
K S Dhatwalia Director General of IIMC
K. Shanmugam Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary
Kassym Jomart TokayevPresident of Kazakhstan
Keshni Anand AroraChief Secretary of Haryana
Laxman Narasimhan CEO of Reckitt Benckiser
Mrutyunjay Mohapatra Director General of India Meteorological Department (IMD)
Muktesh Kumar Pardeshi Indian Ambassador to Belize
Nayib Bukele New President of El Salvador
Nripendra Misra Principal Secretary of  Prime Minister
P B Acharya (Nagaland Governor) Governor of Manipur (Additional charge)
P.K. Mishra Additional Principal Secretary of Prime Minister
PB Acharya Manipur Governor
PJS Pannu Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence staff (operations)
Pradeep Kumar Sinha Cabinet Secretary
Prasanta Kumar SaikiaChairperson of Lokayukta of  Arunachal Pradesh
 Prashant KumarActing Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court
Prayuth Chan Ocha Prime Minister of Thailand
Qu Dongyu Director General of United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Rakesh Makhija Chairman of Axis Bank
Rabi N Mishra Executive Director of  RBI
Raghvendra Singh Chauhan Chief Justice of Telangana High Court
Rajiv Mehrishi (CAG) External Auditor of World Health Organization (WHO)
Rishad PremjiExecutive Chairman of Wipro
Romila Thapar International Member of American Philosophical Society (APS)
Sachin Bansal Independent Director of  Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
Satish Chandra Verma Advocate General of Chhattisgarh
Sharad Kumar Interim Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC)
Shefali JunejaIndia’s representative in Council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
Sonia Gandhi Elected as leader of Congress Parliamentary Party
Sun Weidong New Ambassador of China to India
Thawarchand Gehlot Leader of Rajya Sabha (Council of States)
Tijjani Muhammad Bande President of 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA)
V Ramasubramanian Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court
V Ravi Anshuman Part-time Member of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
V.S. Kaumud Director General of Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D)
Zuzana Caputova Slovakia´s first female president
Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Pema Khandu Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh
Naveen Patnaik Chief Minister of Odisha (5th consecutive term)
Prem Singh Tamang Chief Minister Sikkim
Virendra Kumar Pro tem Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha
Om Birla 17th Lok Sabha Speaker
VP Sivakolundhu Speaker of Puducherry Assembly
Tammineni Sitaram Speaker of Andhra Pradesh Assembly
Pasang Dorjee Sona Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh Assembly
Surjya Narayan Patro Speaker of Odisha Assembly
L. B. Das Speaker of Sikkim Assembly

List of Union Council of Ministers 2019

Monthly Current Affairs( June 2019):Awards & Honors

Name of PersonAwards & Honors
Akshaya PatraBBC World Service Global Champion Award
Amitav Ghosh 54th Jnanpith Award (1st English Language writer)
Purushottam Sawrikar, Makhan Singh Khangure and Vijay Kumar Order of Australia Award (Australia’s highest civilian honour)
Actress SheelaJ C Daniel Award
Sunder Pichai, Nasdaq’s Friedman2019 Global Leadership Award
Gaurav Nigam Innovative Research Excellence Award 2019
Greta ThunbergAmnesty International’s ‘Ambassador of Conscience’ Award 2019
Makarand Tilloo ‘Save Water Hero Award’
Jimmy Carter George H. W. Bush Award for Statesmanship
 Kalu police station (Bikaner)Best Police Station in India
Mahindra (Indian automobile firm) Gold Award by South Africa’s National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA)
Priyanka ChopraHumanitarian award by UNICEF
Suman Rao Miss India 2019
Medical & Health Department, RajasthanTobacco Control Award 2019 by WHO
NALCO (National Aluminium Company)President’s award for utilisation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund in social development
Nia Tony 22nd Emirates Recycling Award (Paper section)
Nitesh Kumar Jangir2019 Commonwealth Secretary General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award
Pratibha Patil (Former Indian President)Order of the Aztec Eagle Award (Mexico’s highest civilian honour for foreigners)
Priya Serrao Miss Universe Australia 2019
Priyanka ChopraDanny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF
Pullela GopichandHonorary doctorate by IIT Kanpur
Rachna Khaira (The Tribune News Service) RedInk Award for Excellence in Indian Journalism (Journalist of the Year 2019)
Tayari Jones 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction
Mohammed Safi of MookkuthalaLalithakala Akademi awards
Veyil MarangalOutstanding Artistic Achievement Award at Shanghai International Film Festival [1st Indian film]
 Xi Jinping (Chinese President) Manas Order of the First Degree (Highest national award of Kyrgyzstan)


Monthly Current Affairs :Books

BookAuthor
Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge Ashis Ray
Lessons Life Taught Me UnknowinglyAnupam Kher(Autobiography)
 The New Delhi ConspiracyMeenakshi Lekhi

Monthly Current Affairs :Sports

TournamentWinner
35th men’s Asian Snooker Championship held in DohaPankaj Advani
Canadian Grand PrixMercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton
Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4Nations title in HockeyIndia
FIH Men’s Series FinalsIndia
France Grand PrixMercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton
International Hockey Federation (FIH) Men’s Hockey SeriesJapan
International Rugby 5sIndia (First ever winner)
French Open 2019 Tennis Winners
Men’s SinglesRafael Nadal (Spain).

He Defeated Dominic Thiem (Austria).

Women’s SinglesAshleigh Barty (Australia).

She Defeated Markéta Vondrousova (Czech Republic).

Men’s DoublesKevin Krawietz AND Andreas Mies(Germany). They defeated France’s Jeremy Chardy AND Fabrice Martin.
Women’s Doubles Timea Babos (Hungary) AND Kristina Mladenovic (France).

They Defeated China’s Duan Yingying AND Zheng Saisai.

Mixed DoublesLatisha Chan (Chinese Taipei) AND Ivan Dodig (Croatia)
Boys’ SingleHolger Vitus Nodskov Rune (Denmark)
Girls’ SingleLeylah Annie Fernandez (Canada)

Birmingham Classic Women’s Tennis 2019 (England) Winners

SingleAshleigh Barty (Australia).

She Defeated Julia Gorges (Germany).

DoubleHsieh Su wei (Chinese Taipei) AND Barbora  Strycova (Czech Republic)
2019 Mallorca Open Women’s Title (Spain)  Winners
SingleSofia Kenin (United States)
DoubleKirsten Flipkens (Belgium) AND Johanna Larsson (Sweden)
Halle Open Men’s Tennis 2019 Winners
SingleRoger Federer (Switzerland). He defeated David Goffin (Belgium).
DoubleRaven Klaasen (South Afric) AND Michael Venus (New Zealand).
2019 ITTF World Tour Hong Kong Open Winners
Men’s SinglesLin Gaoyuan (China).
Men’s DoublesChina’s Liang Jingkun and Lin Gaoyuan.
Women’s SinglesWang Yidi (China)
Women’s DoublesChina’s Chen Ke and Mu Zi won.

Monthly Current Affairs: Mou /Agreement

CountriesPurpose
India and World BankTo provide basic urban services to the people of Jharkhand and help improve the management capacity of the urban local bodies (ULBs) in the State
Indian Railway and  French National RailwaysTo support the Railway Station Development Program in India.
India and Kyrgyzstan For collaborative research work on High Altitude Biology and Medicine.
India and Bolivia Facilitate the exchange of information, expert meetings, seminars, technical visits and implementation of jointly agreed cooperation projects.
India and Thailand In the field of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Atmospheric Science
India and RussiaUnderstanding on the cooperation between Research Designs and Standards Organisation, under the Ministry of Railways, India and Railway Research Institute, Russia and Research and Design Institute for Information Technology, Signalling, and Telecommunication on Railway Transport, Russia.
India and Finland On the cooperation in the area of Cyber Security between India and Finland
India and World Bank For the Uttarakhand Public Financial Management Strengthening Project that will help improve the State‘s ability to manage its Financial Systems and lead to Better Utilization of Development Resources

Monthly Current Affairs:Committee

Head of CommitteePurpose
Bibek Debroy CommitteeTo identify ways of advancing beekeeping in India
Kasturirangan committeeNew National Education Policy
Nandan Nilekani CommitteeSuggest a host of measures, including elimination of charges, round the clock RTGS and NEFT facility, and duty-free import of point of sales machines.
U K Sinha CommitteeRecommendations for MSME Sector
V G Kannan CommitteeTo review the ATM interchange fee structure with a “view to increasing the ATM deployment in the unbanked areas”

Monthly Current Affairs : Obituaries

NamePersonality
Abburi ChayadeviNoted Telugu Writer
Ahmed Essop India born Noted South African author and educationist.
Babu Narayanan Malayalam Film director
Brij Mohan Khaitan  Noted industrialist.

He was chairman of Eveready Industries and McLeod Russel.

He is also known as Evergreen tea man of India.

Crazy Mohan Noted Tamil writer, comedian and actor.
Dinyar Contractor Noted Hindi comedian and film actor.
Franco Zeffirelli Noted Italian director.

His film ‘Romeo and Juliet’.

Girish Karnad Noted Indian actor, director, and Kannada writer.

He was a recipient of 1998 Jnanpith Award.

Jharna Dhara Chowdhury  Noted social activist from Bangladesh.
José Antonio Reyes Spanish Footballer.
Madan Lal Saini  Rajasthan BJP chief
Malcolm John Rebennack  Noted American musician.

He was Six-time Grammy Prize Winner.

Mohan Ranade Freedom Fighter (Goa’s liberation movement)
N. Lingappa  Noted athletics coach (Dronacharya Award).
Pazhavila Ramesan Noted Malayalam Poet and lyricist from Kerala.
Prakash Pant  Incumbent Uttarakhand Finance Minister.
 R V Janakiraman  Former Puducherry Chief Minister.
Ruma Guha Thakurta  Noted Bengali Actor singer. She was first wife of Noted actor singer Kishore Kumar.
Shyam Sundar Mitra Former Bengal cricketer

 

Thanjavoor RamamoorthyNoted mridangam classical music expert.
 Vijaya Nirmala Noted Telugu actress and director

 

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Monthly Current Affairs: NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Current Monetary Policy Rates 

Repo Rate – 5.75 %

Reverse Repo – 5.50 %

Bank Rate – 6 %

CRR (Cash Reserve Ratio) – 4 %

SLR (Statutory Liquidity Ratio) – 19 % (RBI decided to reduce SLR from to 18.0% in six quarterly installments beginning January 2019)

Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate – 6 %

Russia launches 1st Arctic Train Service

  • In Russia, the first tourist train traveling through Russia’s Arctic region and on to Norway set off from St. Petersburg station. It came from seven countries including the US, Germany, Norway, and Russia.

Free travel for Women in Delhi Buses, Metro for “Safety”

  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced Free travel for Women in Delhi on public transport.

In Saudi Arabia ‘Gandhi Cycle Rally for Peace’ organised

  • In Saudi Arabia, Indian Embassy organized ‘Gandhi Cycle Rally for Peace’ in association with the Diplomatic Quarter Authority and Saudi Cycling Federation to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • The rally was flagged off by Dr Ausaf Sayeed, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Seven teams along the 6 km long route.
  • The Cycle Rally was part of the series of events organized globally by the Government of India to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

SriLankan Airlines named world’s most punctual

  • SriLankan Airlines has been named the ‘World’s Most Punctual Airline’ for the second consecutive time.

Saudi Arabia became the first Arab country to get FATF membership

  • Saudi Arabia became the first Arab country to get full membership of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
  • The number of permanent members in the FATF group accounted to 39.

Vietnam elected to Asian seat on UN Security Council

  • Vietnam elected to Asian seat on UN Security Council behalf of the Asian countries in an election.

Facebook’s digital currency ‘Libra’  in 2020

  • Facebook, announced a digital wallet subsidiary called ‘Calibra’ that would launch Blockchain-powered cryptocurrency ‘Libra’ next year to help nearly one billion people globally who don’t have a bank account but do have a mobile phone.
  • This digital wallet for ‘Libra’ currency would be available in Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and as a stand-alone app in 2020. It has tied up with 27 organizations around the world to start the non-profit Libra Association to create the new currency.

Facebook launches game show “Confetti” (1st interactive)in India

  • Social network site Facebook launched a game show its first interactive game show, “Confetti” in India.
  • This show will air from Wednesday to Sunday on Facebook’s dedicated video platform Facebook Watch Starting from June 12.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) formally opened its new headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

  • IOC formally opened its new headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • The Olympic House has been built on the site of the former headquarters, and 95 percent of the old materials were reused and recycled.

HCL to roll out “Tech Bee” programme

  • HCL started “Tech Bee” program, under which it trains and hires students who have completed XII the standard, across several states.
  • It was available only to academically brilliant class XII students who want to take up IT Careers right after class XII. This is a one year program which prepares students for IT roles.
  • Enrolled students are paid a stipend of Rs 10,000 per month.

Telangana CM inaugurates world’s biggest pumphouse at Kaleswaram

  • Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao also inaugurated the world’s biggest pumphouse at the Medigadda along with the Kaleswaram Lift Irrigation project world’s largest Lift Irrigation project.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh statue unveiled at Lahore Fort

  • On 180th death anniversary of Ranjit Singh, the bronze statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh has unveiled at Lahore fort near Maharani Jinda haveli at Lahore.
  • Minister for tourism Punjab (Pakistan) unveiled the statue and claimed the government was taking steps towards improving tourism and special attention was being given to religious tourism.

Canada to ban single-use plastics by 2021

  • The Canadian government announced that it will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021 to stop the harmful effects of using plastic.

Sri Lanka launches first satellite Ravana-1 into orbit

  • Sri Lanka’s first satellite‘Ravana-1’ was successfully launched into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) along with with two other BIRDS 3 satellites from Japan and Nepal.

Under Bharatmala  project  highways of 35000 km  to be built by 2022

  • In India, construction or upgradation of about 35,000 kilometers of national highways are to be undertaken by 2022 under the ‘Bharatmala Project’.

Dzukou Valley, Nagaland becomes Plastic Free Zone on World Environment Day

  • In Nagaland, the scenic Dzukou Valley has become Plastic Free Zone on the occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June.

‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ observed by MNRE from 1-15 June

  • To awareness for the importance of Swachhata in life Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) observed Swachhta Pakhwada (cleanliness fortnight) from 1st June to 15th June 2019 by various activities.

For elephants, a water clinic opens in Mathura

  • India has opened its first specialized hydrotherapy treatment for elephants suffering from arthritis, joint pain and foot ailments in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

Maharashtra  govt announces a scheme for smokeless kitchens

  • A project at providing a smoke-free environment in the kitchen for women will be launched by the Maharashtra government.
  • The project, named “Chullah (wood-fired stove)-free and smoke-free Maharashtra”, will target the women who have not benefited under the Ujjwala or any other LPG distribution scheme.

Kolhapuri chappal Namma gets GI tag

  • Kolhapuri chappal Namma has earned Geographical indication tag from Intellectual Property India. The approval for GI tag was jointly received by Karnataka and Maharashtra.
  • These are hand-crafted and tanned using vegetable dyes.

Mela Kheer Bhawani celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir 

  • Mela Kheer Bhawani festival was celebrated in Jammu & Kashmir on Zeashta Ashtami.
  • Hundreds of Kashmiri Pandit devotees prayed at the famous Ragnya Devi temple here in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

Chaukhandi Stupa declares as of national important monument

  • Chaukhandi Stupa an ancient Buddhist site located in Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, has been declared as a Monument by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
  • It was built to mark the place where Lord Buddha met his first disciples as he traveled from Bodhgaya to Sarnath.

Country’s basketball hub setup in Punjab

  • Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced to make the state the country’s basketball hub.

India set up its first Dinosaur Museum

  • First Dinosaur Museum cum Park of India was inaugurated in Mahisagar district , Gujarat .
  • The museum was inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani at Raiyoli near Balasinor.
  • Raiyoli is the 3rd largest dinosaur fossil site in the world, and also the 2nd largest dinosaur hatchery in the world.

India set up a national maritime heritage museum   partners with Portugal

  • India set up a national maritime heritage museum partners at Lothal in Gujarat with Portugal.
  • The Indian Navy and Portuguese Navy jointly administering the maritime museum in Lisbon, Portugal.

India to launch the first solar mission in 2020

  • India’s first mission Aditya-L1 to study the sun, in 2020, informed by Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K. Sivan.
  • The aim of the mission is to observe the solar corona.

New mango variety named after Amit Shah

  • A mango has named a new variety of mango after Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
  • This Mango is good in both “weight and taste” and it will be called “Shah” mango.

World’s highest operating weather stations installed on Everest

  • World’s highest operating weather stations installed on Everest announced by the National Geographic Society to provide researchers, climbers, and the public with near real-time information about mountain conditions.
  • Total 5 weather stations with one at a record height of 27,657 feet, were installed on the Earth’s highest mountain above sea level.
  • The weather station will record data on temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, wind speed, and wind direction.
  • This stations will help continuously monitor the upper reaches of the atmosphere, which is critical to tracking weather patterns around the globe.

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Telangana enhances Rythu Bandhu scheme

  • The Telangana Government has issued a notification to extend the Rythu Bandhu scheme for 2019-20 by enhancing the amount from Rs 4000 to Rs 5000.
  • The Rythu Bandhu scheme is the pet scheme of Telangana CM K Chandrasekar Rao and aims at providing income support to the agriculturists directly to back their crops.

HRD ministry releases EQUIP vision plan

  • The Ministry of Human Resource Development released an ambitious five-year vision plan EQUIP vision plan.
  • Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme (EQUIP) for expanding access, towards global best teaching and learning.

Haryana & Punjab High Court declares Animals as Legal Persons

  • The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that all animals are legal persons entitled to legal rights like human beings and all Citizens are their Guardians to promote the welfare of animals.
  • A ban on the use of spike sticks, harness, and other sharp instruments to avoid injuring the animal and also ban in using animals to pull vehicles in extreme weather, limits on loads and the number of people that animals are made to carry.

Rajasthan government increases financial aid given to girls under ‘Aapki Beti’ scheme

  • The Rajasthan government has increased the financial assistance given to school girls under the ‘Aapki Beti’ scheme.
  • For the girls studying in class 1 to 8 the amount has been increased to 2,100 from Rs 1,100 and for the girls in class 9 to 12 increased to Rs 2,500 from Rs 1,500.
  • Under the Aapki Beti scheme, girls living under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) and whose mother or father or both have died to get annual financial assistance in the state.

‘Digital Sakhi’ launched in Tamil Nadu by L&T Financial Services

  • L&T Financial Services’ (LTFS) ‘Digital Sakhi’ was launched in 20 villages of Villupuram district in Tamil Nadu.
  • It is an educational program aimed at digital financial inclusion of rural women to impart enterprise development training and up-skilling.

Government to launch Universal Smart Card Driving License

  • Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has decided to launch the Universal Smart Card Driving License
  • The application called SARATHI developed by NIC has a common countrywide database of all driving license holders to identify duplicate records online in real time and access information about the challans if any.

J&K Government  to open 18 AMRIT stores

  • Jammu and Kashmir Government are planning to open 18 AMRIT (Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment) stores in all the Medical colleges’ Hospitals and prominently associated hospitals of the State.
  • The purpose of the initiative is to provide quality and affordable medicines to the end users.
  • AMRIT pharmacies, operating under the aegis of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Virat Kohli becomes the fastest cricketer to score 20,000 international runs

  • Virat Kohli has become the fastest cricketer to score 20,000 international runs. The India captain reached the milestone when he reached the score of 37 against West Indies at Old Trafford.

West Bengal introduces free crop insurance scheme Bangla Shashya Bima for farmers

  • West Bengal government has announced a free crop insurance scheme in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC), for the 2019 Kharif season.
  • The scheme called Bangla Shashya Bima (BSB) is applicable for farmers in 15 districts.

Japan gifts Manipur a peace museum

  • Japan gifts Manipur a “Peace Museum” which is built on the memories of one of the fiercest battles of the Second World War.
  • The inauguration of the Imphal Peace Museum at Red Hill, about 20 km southwest of Manipur’s capital Imphal, marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Imphal.

WHO launches  a new tool “AWaRe”

WHO offers a new tool “AWaRe” to contain rising antimicrobial resistance and make antibiotic use safer and more effective. AWaRe classifies antibiotics into three groups:

  • “Access” specifies which antibiotics to use for the most common and serious infections.
  • “Watch” specifies which ones should be available at all times in the healthcare system.
  • “Reserve” are those that must be used sparingly or preserved and used only as a last resort.

RBI launched Complaint Management System (CMS) application

  • RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das launched the Complaint Management System (CMS) is a software application.
  • It improves transparency by keeping the complainants informed through auto-generated acknowledgments and enabling them to track the status of their complaints and file appeals online against the decisions of the Ombudsmen, where applicable.

Defence News

  • India has successfully test fired Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile from Chandipur in Odisha.
  • successfully conducted a first test flight India of the indigenously developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) from a base off the Odisha coast.
  • Operation Sankalp launched by Indian Navy in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to reassure Indian flagged vessels safe transit through the area.
  • First Naval Air Squadron 550 of  Indian Navy celebrated its Diamond Jubilee at naval base Kochi after Completing 60 glorious years of yeoman service to the nation.
  • ISRO has opened its laboratories for Indian school students to undergo two-week training from this year. The training module has been devised as part of its new Young Scientists Programme, or Yuva Vigyanik Karyakram, YUVIKA.
  • NASA’s robot named Bumble became the first Astrobee robot to fly under its own power in space.
  • The Indian Space Research Organisation has distributed 250 NavIC Messaging Receivers to fishermen of Kerala on a trial basis.

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