Current Affairs 2019

Current Affairs Pocket : 15th – 19th June 2019

Zuzana Caputova sworn as Slovakia’s first female President* The swearing-in ceremony took place at Constitutional Court chair Ivan Fiacan parliamentary session held in Bratislava, Xinhua.* After her sworn in the ceremony she insisted to maintain and strengthen this space of the pillars of Slovakia.* She is the fifth president in the modern Slovak.* She defeated

Current Affairs Pocket : 14th June 2019

The Union Cabinet approved an extension of Presidents rule in Jammu and Kashmir* The Union Cabinet approved an extension of President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six more months beginning July 3. The central rule has been continuing in Jammu and Kashmir since June 20, 2018.* After the approval of the Union Cabinet, the

Current Affairs Pocket : 13th June 2019

JNU to confer alumni award to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and S Jaishankar* Jawaharlal Nehru University will confer the distinguished alumni award to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. Executive Council of the University has approved a proposal in this regard. * The two ministers will be awarded during the third convocation of JNU

Current Affairs Pocket : 11th – 12th June 2019

Mekathoti Sucharitha appointed as the Home Minister of Andhra Pradesh* Sucharitha, A Dalit Women was inducted into the Congress by the late Dr Y S Rajashekara Reddy (YSR) spotted her during his historic ‘padayatra’ in 2003.* Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy appointed Mekathoti Sucharita as the state home minister She

Current Affairs Pocket : 8th – 10th June 2019

India signs six key agreements with the Maldives* Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Maldives on 8 June. PM’s visit to the Maldives reflects the importance India attaches to its Neighbourhood First policy. * During his visit, PM Narendra Modi and the President of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih signed six key agreements and substantive

Current Affairs Pocket : 7th June 2019

India Test Fires Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile From Chandipur in Odisha * India has successfully test fired Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile from Chandipur in Odisha. Described as the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile with high rate of precision and accuracy, BrahMos can be fired from land, sea and air. BrahMos is a joint venture between

Current Affairs Pocket : 5th – 6th June 2019

2nd Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement Released: Repo Rate Reduced to 5.75%* The 2nd Bi-Monthly monetary policy statement has been released. On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) at its meeting decided to: Reduce the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by

Current Affairs Pocket : 4th June 2019

CAG Rajiv Mehrishi chosen External Auditor for WHO* The election was held in the 72nd WHO Assembly in Geneva where the CAG was elected with a majority (90 out of 162 votes) in the first round of voting itself. Apart from India, others competing for the position were the Auditors General of Congo, France, Ghana,