Current Affairs : 30-06-2019 in English

Days in Focus

  • Theme for “Statistics Day 2019” in India (29 June) - Sustainable Development Goals.

Defence

  • First Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition (launched on 28 June 2019) to - Mt Makalu (8485 M).

Economy

  • Best Bank in India at the FinanceAsia magazine's Country Awards for Achievement 2019 - HDFC Bank.
  • As per new norms about mutual fund (MF) by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), All liquid schemes have to hold ….. in liquid assets such as cash, government securities, treasury bills and repo on Govt securities - at least 20%.
  • At end-March 2019, India's external debt increased 2.6% to - USD 543 billion.

National

  • New wholly owned Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) to commercially exploit the research and development work of ISRO Centres - New Space India Limited (NSIL).
  • The Program, which represents the First ‘State Partnership’ of the World Bank in India, to enhance the State's resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change - Resilient Kerala Program.
  • Winner of the ‘Best Port of the Year- Containerised’ award at the 4th India Maritime Award 2019 - Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT).
  • Campaign that launched by Tribal Affairs Ministry and Trifed in association with Amazon Global on June 28 - Go Tribal campaign.
  • With the aims at reprocessing of spent fuel for recovery of Uranium and Plutonium and recycling them back to reactor as fuel, India has adopted - Closed fuel cycle.

Persons in News

  • New president of the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) - Sharad Kumar Saraf.

State Current Affairs

  • The Bombay High Court ordered that the reservation quota percentage to the Maratha community, be reduced from the Maharashtra government-approved 16% to - 12-13%.
  • State that announced an annual financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to "loktantra senanis" for treatment - Haryana.

General Knowledge

  • State capital of Haryana - Chandigarh.
  • India's first train (in Madras in 1837) - Red Hill Railway.
  • Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) was established in - 1965.
  • Statistics Day in India is celebrated on the birth anniversary of - Prof. P C Mahalanobis.

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