Current Affairs : 11-06-2019 in English

Defence

  • The Indian Air Force has signed a deal to procure 100 ‘SPICE 2000’ guided bombs with - Israel.

International

  • After the military launched a brutal crackdown on protesters that killed dozens of people in June 2019, The African Union (AU) has suspended membership of – Sudan.

National

  • Indian community that won Equator Prize 2019, awarded by UN Development Programme (UNDP) - Deccan Development Society.

Persons in News

  • Former Chairman of Drama Academy and playwright died on June 10 in Bangalore - Girish Karnad.

Sports

  • Winner of the men's singles event at the 'French Open 2019' tennis tournament - Rafael Nadal (Spain).
  • The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is to rebrand and operational from October 2019 as - World Athletics.

State Current Affairs

  • State government has launched ‘Pink Sarathi’ vehicles to attend to the grievances of women passengers in city buses - Karnataka.

General Knowledge

  • International Tennis Federation (ITF) – Founded in: 1913; Headquarters: London (UK).
  • Four Grand Slam organised by International Tennis Federation (ITF) - Australian Open (January), French Open (May-June), Wimbledon (June-July) and US Open (August-September).
  • International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) – founded in: 1912; Headquarters: Monte Carlo (Monaco).
  • Sudan - Capital: Khartoum; Currency: Sudanese Pound.
  • African Union – founded in: 2001; Headquarters: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).
  • India Meteorological Department (IMD) was founded in – 1875.

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