04th  June Current Affairs 2019

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04th  June Current Affairs 2019

Daily GK Updates & Current Affairs for Government Exams

 

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is observed on 4 June

04 June 2019 Current Affairs: The International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is a United Nations observance each 4 June. In 1997 The General Assembly adopted the 51/77 Resolution on the Rights of the Child. It was established on 19 August 1982.

Modi 2.0 scheme to create more Greener Roads across India

04 June 2019 Current Affairs: Modi 2.0 a scheme which is carried out taking more innovative and constructive decisions and finally started to craft in cabinet meetings.

The government is the most efficient and performance driven ministry is transport and road ministry.

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari roads greener across and the main aim is to impart a major ‘green’ boost to even bigger infrastructure building targets

They set to plant 125 crore trees along the national highways which is equal to the total population of the nation.

This initiative is also designed to benefit greatly to the environment. The estimated project completion will be around 3 years. Delhi-Mumbai Expressway moving ahead at a fast pace with around 60% of the contracts.

AYUSH Ministry launches an app to help people locate yoga centers, instructors

04 June 2019 Current Affairs: International yoga day celebrated on June 21, the ministry of AYUSH launched “yoga locator” an app to locate yoga events and centers providing training and instructor within the user’s range.

It is a map-based application which allows the instructor to register themselves and work accordingly with the usage.

An international day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly. The International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21 every year. Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice originated in India. 

National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajith Doval gets Cabinet rank with extension of Five more year

4 June 2019 Current Affairs: National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajith Doval gets Cabinet rank with the extension of Five more year reappointed to the post for five more years and given Cabinet rank in the second term of the NDA government.

Government of India on Monday reappointed Doval as NSA and upgraded his position from Minister of State (MoS) rank

Doval, who was appointed as India’s fifth NSA, played a crucial  in ensuring the secure return of 46 Indian nursing bank who was appointed as India’s fifth NSA.

Doval was widely credited along with the then Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar and Indian Ambassador to China Vijay Keshav Gokhale, for resolving Doklam Standoff through diplomatic issues.

 

Telangana Government enhanced Rythu Bandhu scheme

04 June 2019 Current Affairs: Telangana government released Rs 6,900 crore for the Rythu Bandhu scheme for Kharif season.

The order is mainly passed to the agriculture department.

The government enhanced the Rythu Bandhu scheme Rs 4,000 to Rs 5,000 per acre and decided to release funds in the view of ensuing Kharif season.

RBI initiated Financial Literacy Week 2019 is observed from 3 to 7 June

04 June 2019 Current Affairs: Financial Literacy Week 2019 is being observed from 3 June to 7 June. It is an annual initiative by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to promote awareness of key topics through a focused campaign.

Theme: The theme of Financial Literacy Week 2019 is ‘Farmers’. The FL Week would focus on farmers as the target group with the primary theme being “responsible borrowing and agricultural finance”. It also focuses on how they can benefit from being a part of the formal banking system.  The aim of the initiative is to create awareness about financial products and services, good financial practices, going digital and consumer protection.

Indian Army commissioned a Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System under Go Green initative

Indian Army commissioned a Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System (CAAQMS) at Fort William Military Station, Kolkata, West Bengal. It is a part of the countrywide Go Green’ initiative.   The Air Quality Monitoring System was commissioned by Lt Gen M M Naravane, General Officer Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Command. It will be overall sixth CAAQMS in Kolkata.

 

Two-wheeler loan named ‘Sabse Khaas Loan’ launched by L&T Finance

04 June 2019 Current Affairs: Indian multinational conglomerate, L&T Finance, a subsidiary of L&T Finance Holdings, launched ‘Sabse Khaas Loan’ for two-wheeler customers.

This scheme provides burden-free and low-cost finance for two-wheelers eliminates the need for hypothecation of the vehicle to the financier over the tenure of the loan.

This loan is for a financially strong customer who spends their hard-earned money smartly.

The Borrowers can choose 3 different EMI periods- 6, 12 and 18 months with the interest rates between 7.99 percent and 8.99 percent.

Rajasthan government increases financial aid given to girls under ‘Aapki Beti’ scheme

04 June 2019 Current Affairs: Rajasthan government increased the financial assistance given to school girls under the ‘Aapki Beti’ scheme and ex-gratia payment to the families of polling personnel who die during election duty.