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Important Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

K Super 50
●        The Kashmir Super 50 program is a joint initiative of Indian Army, Center for Social Responsibility and Leadership and Petronet LNG Limited.
●        This program was started on March 22, 2013 with the aim of making changes in the academic position of the children of economically weaker sections in the Kashmir region.

Launch of the third phase of ten new clean tourist destinations under Clean India Mission
●        Work has been started at ten new important places under the third phase of Clean Iconic Project, the flagship project of Swachh Bharat Mission.
●        These ten new iconic sites include Raghavendra Swamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh); Thousandwari Palace (Murshidabad, West Bengal); Brahma Sarovar Temple (Kurukshetra, Haryana); Vidur Kuti (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh); Mana village (Chamoli, Uttarakhand); Lake Pangang (Leh-Ladakh, Jammu-Kashmir); Nagavasuki Temple (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh); Imma Kaithal / Market (Imphal, Manipur); Sabarimala Temple (Kerala); And Kanvashram (Uttarakhand).

KVIC distributed 2330 bee boxes in Kashmir

●        Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has set a world record by distributing most bee boxes in one day.
●        KVIC distributed this in the Wild Army area of Kupwara in Kashmir.
●        Earlier, on the occasion of World Bee Day, KVIC had set a record by distributing 1000 bee boxes among the Missing Tribe community in Kaziranga forest area.

Announcement of establishing 3,000 and Atal Tinkering Lab
●        The Atal Innovation Mission of the Policy Commission has selected 3,000 more schools to set up the Atal Tinkering Lab.
●        With this, the total number of ATL schools will increase to 5,441.
Center launches 5000 Wi-Fi Choupal centers in villages

●        The Central Government launched the delivery of 5,000 Wi-Fi Choupal and railway tickets in villages through General Services Center on June 11, 2018.
●        This service was inaugurated by Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi.

India's first police museum will be built in Delhi

●        The Central Government has decided to set up India's first police museum in Lutyens' Delhi.
●        An underground museum will be built in the National Police Memorial Complex in Chanakyapuri area of the National Capital.
●        This museum will get a chance to know the history of central and state police forces.
●        Along with this, artwork, uniforms and other materials related to them will be displayed.
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Home Minister Rajnath Singh will launch it on October 21 (Police Memorial Day).

Mauritius will host the 11th World Hindi Conference
●        The 11th World Hindi Conference is being organized by the Ministry of External Affairs in Mauritius from 18-20 August 2018 with the assistance of Mauritius Government.
●        It will be organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of India with the assistance of Mauritius Government.
●        There will be many exhibitions related to the development of Hindi language at the conference venue.
Jio became the third largest company after Idea
●        Reliance Jio Infocomm has become India's third telecom company according to Revenue Market Share.
●        He has left Idea Cellular behind and looks very close to Vodafone India.
●        His aggressive pricing strategy has made the sleepless nights of other companies.

Government considering sell of 100% stake in Air India
●        The government is once again considering the sale of the loss-making Air India .
●        An attempt to sell its 76 percent stake has failed.
●        Last time the government had not got any buyers.
●        The administration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is once again considering the process of privatization .

HUL will launch male grooming products with Amazon
●        Hindustan Unilever, the country's largest consumer product company, has developed shaving and male grooming products in collaboration with Amazon.
●        These products will be sold only on the Amazon portal.
●        This is the first partnership of Unilever at the global level.

300 highway projects will be completed before Lok Sabha elections
●        Prior to the Lok Sabha elections, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry has planned to complete 30000 highway projects of 15,000 km.
●        The Ministry will spend about Rs 1.5 lakh crore on these projects.

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ISRO releases 'RFQ' for the transfer of technology of lithium-ion cell to Indian industries
●        Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, one of the key centers of ISRO, is offering the technology of lithium-ion cell developed here to transfer the production of lithium-ion cells in the country to the capable Indian industries on a non-specific basis. .
●        With this initiative, India's zero-emissions policy is expected to be possible now and the development of the indigenous electric vehicle industry is expected to accelerate.

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: DEFENSE

Indo-Nepal joint exercises Sun Kiran-XIII concluded
●        Surya Kiran-XIII joint military training exercise between India and Nepal concludes today in Pithoragarh.
●        Parties of both the armies participated in this joint training in 14 days based on anti-terrorism action.
●        The training ended with an outdoor practice of 72 hours, in which the squads of both squads trained in siege and search in the fierce anti-insurgency village.

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

14.30 crores sanctioned for sports at block level in Jammu and Kashmir
●        Under the 'Play India' scheme of the sports ministry of the Government of India, grants-in-aid of 14.30 crores has been sanctioned for the block level in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
●        In 143 blocks of all 22 districts of Jammu and Kashmir, Rs 10 lakh per block will be spent under this scheme.

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Singapore Agreement: Kim Jong agreed to nuclear disarmament in North Korea
●        US President Donald Trump and North Korean top leader Kim Jong ended the historic summit on June 12, 2018.
●        There was talk for about 50 minutes between the two leaders.
●        Trump and Kim smiled looking at the end of the talks. During this, Donald Trump said that the meeting was very good.

Current Affairs 12th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

International Child Labor Prohibition Day 2018 was observed
●        Child Labor Prohibition Day was celebrated worldwide on June 12, 2018. It aims to spread awareness among the people against child labor.
●        There are 541 million workers in the age group of 15 to 24 years worldwide.
●        It is 15 percent of the world's total labor capacity.