Daily Current Affairs 8th June 2019

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Daily Current Affairs 8th June 2019

IMPORTANT DAYS- Daily Current Affairs

8th June – World Ocean Day- Daily Current Affairs                   

  • 8th of June is observed as World Ocean Day every year.
  • The aim of this day is to make people aware about the importance of Ocean in our everyday life.
  • The purpose of the Day is to inform the public of the impact of human actions on the ocean, develop a worldwide movement of citizens for the ocean, and mobilize and unite the world’s population on a project for the sustainable management of the world’s oceans.
  • Focus for 2019: ‘Gender and the Ocean’
  • The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) had designated 8 June as the World Oceans Day in 2008 by passing its resolution 63/111.
  • Note- 8th June is also observed as World Brain Tumour Day.
  • It is observed every year on 8 June to raise international public attention to the people that are suffering from serious disease and the urgent need for more research.

NATIONAL UPDATE- Daily Current Affairs

PM Modi to lead main event of International Yoga Day in Ranchi

  • The main event of International Yoga Day celebrations on 21st of June will be organized in Ranchi, Jharkhand and this event will be lead by our honorable PM Narendra Modi.
  • There will be a curtain raiser to the main event at Ranchi on 13th of June.

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Jharkhand- Capital City (Ranchi) CM (Raghubar Das) Governor (Draupadi Murmu)

INTERNATIONAL UPDATE- Daily Current Affairs

India signs Rs 300-crore deal with Israel to buy 100 more ‘Balakot bombs’

  • The Indian Air Force has signed Rs 300-crore deal with the Israeli government to buy as many as 100 SPICE bombs.
  • The newly ordered SPICE bombs are an advanced version of SPICE-2000 bombs
  • SPICE bomb, which stands for Smart, Precise Impact, Cost-Effective, has a stand-off range of 60 km.

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  • Israel (Capital/Currency) – Jerusalem/ New Shekels
  • Prime Minister – Benjamin Netanyahu (9th PM)
  • President – Reuven Rivlin
  • Prliament – Knesset

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS – Daily Current Affairs

Prayuth Chan-ocha – PM of Thailand

  • Thailand’s junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom’s first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies of the conservative, arch-royalist army.

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  • Thailand (Capital/Currency) – Bangkok/ baht
  • Parliament of Thailand- National Assembly

Kumar Iyer to be the next Chief Economist of FCO

  • Indian- origin Kumar Iyer has been appointed as the next Chief Economist of Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) by the UK Govt.
  • Iyer, who was born in London and spent his early years in India, has previously been based in Mumbai as Britain’s Deputy High Commissioner.
  • The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, commonly called the Foreign Office is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS – Daily Current Affairs

Maldives to confer its highest award ‘Nishan Izzuddin’ on PM Modi

  • The Maldives government has announced that it will confer its highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries — Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen — on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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  • Maldives (Capital/ Currency) – Male/ Rufiyaa
  • President Ibrahim Mohammad Solih
  • Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid
  • Parliament of Maldives – Majlis

OBITURIES- Daily Current Affairs

Former Doordarshan, All India Radio News Editor Laldingliana Sailo passes away

Former Doordarshan and All India Radio News Editor Laldingliana Sailo passed away at a Private hospital in Aizawl. He died at an age of 76.

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