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 21 June Current Affairs 2019

21 June Current Affairs 2019

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Welcome to Current Affairs Section of . Our Current Affairs Of June 2019 page covers various sections like banking & finance June Current Affairs 2019, business & economy, Indian and International affairs 2019, defense, environment current affairs, persons and many for Bank PO & Clerk Exams, Insurance, UPSC, SSC, Railway, State PSC & other Competitive Exams.

5th International Yoga Day being celebrated on June 21

21 June 2019 Current Affairs: Nepal celebrates 5th International Day of Yoga. Government of Nepal planned to organize a yoga program in Kathmandu to celebrate the International Day of Yoga.

International Day of Yoga aims to raise awareness worldwide about the benefits of practicing yoga.

The 2019 Theme: Yoga for Climate Action.

Prime Minister of Nepal K. P. Sharma Oli as chief guest. Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri and other dignitaries will also attend the event.Janakpur city, a special programme organised early in the morning at the premises of famous Janaki temple.

A mass Yoga Utsav held in temple premises. The event organised by the Embassy of India in association with Janaki temple trust and Patanjali Yogpeeth Nepal.

Many government officials Governor and Chief Minister of Province 2, senior leaders from Center and Province 2 and officials of Indian Embassy Kathmandu and Consul General of India Birgunj join Yoga Day celebrations.

Patanjali Yogpeeth Nepal planned events in all seven provinces of Himalayan nation.Around two hundred programmes will be held in all 77 districts headquarters to celebrate International Day of Yoga.


India population to cross Chinas By 2027: UNITED NATION

21 June 2019 Current Affairs: India to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in the world. India is also expected to add 273 million people by 2050.

It remains the most populated until the end of the century. India has an estimated population of 1.37 billion and China 1.43 billion and by 2027. India’s population is projected to surpass China’s. The global population is to increase by another 2 billion people by 2050, from 7.7 billion in 2019 to 9.7 billion thirty years

According to ‘The World Population Prospects 2019’ published by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

SEBI sets up panel to review margins on derivatives 

21 June 2019 Current Affairs: Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) decided to review the current framework of margins. The capital markets regulator set up a working group

It is headed by NSE Clearing Ltd.

Their aim to look into the issue and submit its recommendations to the Secondary Market Advisory Committee. The significance as lower cost of trading preferred to trade in Nifty contracts on SGX at Singapore. A recent study jointly conducted by Association of National Exchanges Members of India (ANMI) and consultancy firm Ernst & Young (EY)

Insisted the fact that trading in derivatives in India costs more when compared with most of the other leading markets,It is due to a variety of margins that are imposed on the traders.

It is disclosed that unlike other markets where higher event-based margins are applied temporarily. Indian levy a variety of margins during the normal course thereby pushing up the overall cost of trading.

Council may consider GST cut on EVs

According to officials in the Finance Ministry.GST Council meeting where rate reductions for electric vehicles (EVs) and the extension of the term of the National Anti-Profiteering Authority till November 2020, Tax experts the Council’s real focus on addressing concerns regarding the new return filing system  The start-up community is asking for the Council to further streamline the input tax credit refund system A large portion of their working capital is locked away.

Bronze for India in the 58th Ostrava Golden Spike Athletics meet

Annu Rani won the women’s javelin bronze in the 58th Ostrava Golden Spike athletics meet,  Croatia’s Sara Kolak took the gold and Slovenia’s Martina Ratej bagged the silver. About Annu Rani She is a Javelin thrower from Uttar Pradesh. She is supported by Olympic Gold Quest. A not-for-profit foundation that identifies and supports Indian athletes She finished eighth a best of 56.37 meters in the final. 

Fresh bill to ban Triple Talaq to be introduced in Lok Sabha

A fresh bill to ban the practice of instant triple talaq introduced in the Lok Sabha.  The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 is been listed in the Lok Sabha’s agenda replace an ordinance This is issued in February by the previous BJP-led NDA government. The 16th Lok Sabha the previous bill had lapsed pending in the Rajya Sabha. The Bill proposes to make the practice of instant triple talaq (talaq-e-biddat) a penal offence.


Indian Navy to build 6 submarines

Indian Navy issued an ‘Expression of Interest’ for shortlisting potential strategic partners. The construction of six P-75 (I) submarines costing nearly ₹45,000 crore. This is the second project being undertaken under the latest Strategic Partnership (SP) Model. The procurement of 111 naval utility helicopters (NUH) are obtained recently.  They provide a major boost to the indigenous design and construction capability of submarines in India.

Punjab Government set to launch a universal health insurance scheme

21 June 2019 Current Affairs: Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu State Government to launch its flagship universal health insurance scheme named “Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana(SSBY).

The Health scheme will be the first of its kind in the state and provide annual health cove of Rs. 5 lakh per family to 43.18 lakh families of Punjab. Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu administered government hospitals, 364 private hospitals in Punjab where the beneficiaries would get the secondary and tertiary care treatment.

Around 14.86 lakh families will be covered under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM JAY) . The cost of the premium for the families covered under the PM JAY by the Centre .

Bangladesh emerged as the fastest economy in Asia-Pacific: Asian Development Bank

According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Bangladesh emerged as the fastest growing economy among the 45 countries of the Asia-Pacific region.  Higher public sector investment, stronger consumption demand, revival in exports, improved power supply and higher growth in private sector credit were the key factors of the high growth performance of Bangladesh. Bangladesh registered a growth rate of 7.9%.  They predicted that the growth will be 8% in the next financial year.

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