Current Affairs June 5 2019

Current Affairs June 5 2019

National

  1. Dzukuo Valley becomes Plastic Free zone
    • Place: Nagaland
    • Declared by SAYO (Southern Angami Youth Organisation)
  1. National Education Policy Draft 2019
    • Submitted by Dr.Kasturirangan Committee
    • Submitted to Human Resource Development Minister
  1. 55 crore Haj House inaugurated by CM Raghubar Das
    • Place: Jharkhand
  1. National Workshop for population Research centres
    • Organized by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW)
    • Place : New Delhi
  1. KhagarPrahar exercise concluded in Punjab
    • Exercise between Indian Army and Indian Air Force (IAF)
    • For the purpose of formation of Khagar Corps
  1. 6th round of India- China Bilateral Dialouge
    • Place: New Delhi
    • Dialogue on Disarmament and Non- Proliferation

 

International

  1. Social Media Profiles to be included in US Visa applications
    • To ensure national security
    • This affects nearly 15 million people per year

 

Science and Technology

  1. Supersonic Cruise missile BrahMos test fired at Chandipur in Odisha
    • Strike range of 290 km
    • Can be fired from land, sea and air

 

Business& Economy

  1. India to grow by 7.5% during the next three years
    • Reported by World Bank
    • Supported by Robust investment and private consumption
  1. $287 million Loan from World Bank for Tamilnadu
    • Loan for Health System Reform Programme
    • Launched: New Delhi
  1. ICICI Bank Launches Centre in Bengaluru exclusive for MSME
    • Hazel free services to small business owners and startups

 

Awards and Honours

  1. 2019 Global Leadership Award
    • Google’s CEO SundarPichai and Nasdaq’s president Adena Friedman to receive the award
    • The award by Washington based US India Business Council (USIBC)

 

Sports

  1. Most Capped India Player : Sunil Chhetri
    • Game: Football
    • Surpassed BhaichungBhutia
  1. India Jr. Women’s Hockey team clinched Cantor Fitzgerald U21(Under 21)
    • Clinched by Indian Junior women’s hockey team
    • Defeated Ireland

 

Schemes and Programmes

  1. Digital Sakhi Programme launched in Tamilnadu
    • An educational programme aimed at financial inclusion of rural women
    • Launched in Villupuram District, Tamilnadu

 

Appointments

  1. New Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operation)
    • Lt Gen PJS Pannu
    • Succeeding Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva
  1. IMD Chief : Dr MrutyunjayMohapatra
    • He is known as the cyclone man
    • IMD – Indian Meteorological Department

 

Important Days

  1. World Environment Day : June 5th
    • Theme: Beat Air pollution
    • This day was observed for the first time in 1974 by the United Nations (UN)
  1. International Day for the fight against IUU Fishing observed on June 5th
    • IUU- Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing to promote in Combatting IUU
    • First celebrated in 2018

 

Obituaries

  1. Champions League Football Architect Johansson died at the age of 89
    • He is the father of the Champions League
    • Place: Sweden
  1. Actor Dinyar Contractor passed away at the age of 79
    • He is the Padma Shri Awardee. He is from Mumbai
    • He was best known for his comic role

 

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