Latest Current Affairs 06th June 2018

PM Modi to interact with people in Jaipur tomorrow:Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes his people’s outreach to Jaipur on Saturday. He will hold a unique interactive session at ‘Amroodon ka Bagh’ where he will share the achievements of his government and will seek suggestions from the common man to make these efforts even more impactful and far reaching.

2nd meeting of India & Nepal joint working group on tourism concludes:India and Nepal have agreed to jointly promote historically and culturally important Buddhist and Ramayana circuits and adventure tourism.

Birth Anniversary of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee being observed:On the 117th birth anniversary of the founder of the Bharatiya Jan Sangh Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee, heartfelt tributes were paid to him by Prime Minister Modi and the top BJP leadership.

Law Commission recommends regulating betting:The Law Commission on Thursday recommended that gambling and betting on sports, including cricket, be allowed as regulated activities taxable under the direct and indirect tax regimes and used as a source for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI).

SC: CJI is master of roster, has authority to allocate cases:The Supreme Court on Friday maintained that the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is “the master of the roster” and has the prerogative and authority to allocate cases to different benches of the apex court.

PM addresses ‘Saurashtra Patel Cultural Samaj’ of USA via video conferencing:Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the international convention of Saurashtra Patel Cultural Samaj of the United States through video conferencing on Friday. He said that Non-Resident Indians living abroad are making India proud with their work in different countries around the globe. More in this report.

PM Modi holds talks with Bhutanese counterpart:Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, both the leaders discussed enhancing the special relationship between India and Bhutan.

Heavy rain, landslides stall Amarnath Yatra; hit normal life in various states:Heavy rain and landslides have stalled the Amarnath Yatra, several districts in Bihar are reeling under the impact of heavy rain and flooding has impacted parts of Assam. Here’s a roundup of the rain and flood situation in different parts of India.

Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 yrs in jail in corruption case :Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday in the Avenfield properties reference while his daughter Maryam was sentenced to seven years.

19 people killed in Nepal road mishap:In Nepal, at least 19 people have died and 13 others injured in a road accident in Mustang district.

Trump unleashes trade war with tariffs on China:Punishing US tariffs on Chinese imports took effect on Friday, marking the start of President Donald Trump’s trade war with the largest American trading partner and intensifying the anxieties of global industry.

Fireworks explosion kills 24, injures 49 near Mexico City:Twenty-four people were killed and at least 49 injured today when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City, according to officials.

Three dead in Nicaragua clashes as US slaps sanctions on government:Three people were killed in fresh clashes in Nicaragua on Friday as the US sanctioned the Central American country’s police chief and two other top officials over rights abuses and corruption.

Pompeo hopes to fill in details of North Korea agreement:US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday he expects North Korea to be ready to “fill in some details” of the commitments on denuclearisation made by Kim Jong Un at his historic summit with President Donald Trump last month.

Evacuation of stranded Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims in Nepal reaches final stage:The evacuation of stranded Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims in Nepal has reached to the final stage. Over 1200 pilgrims have been evacuated from Simikot so far.

SBI welcomes UK court’s order to recover dues from Vijay Mallya:SBI has welcomed the UK court’s order to recover dues allegedly owed to them by liquor baron Vijay Mallya. SBI said that it will soon start the procedure of recovering the dues.

Sebi revamps panel on alternative investment:Markets regulator Sebi has reorganised the committee that advises it on matters pertaining to further development of the alternative investment and startup ecosystem in the country.

FIFA World Cup: Brazil to take on Belgium in 2nd QF:Two powerhouses, Brazil and Belgium, will battle for a spot in the last four when they face each other, on Friday night.

Defending champ Muguruza out of Wimbledon as seeds scatter:Defending champion Garbine Muguruza was sensationally knocked out of Wimbledon by journeywoman Alison van Uytvanck, leaving just one of the top six seeds left after only two rounds.

ISRO successfully carries out flight tests for Crew Escape System:The Indian Space Research Organisation on Thursday successfully carried out a flight test for a newly-designed Crew Escape System, meant for saving lives of astronauts in an exigency.

Ketogenic diet may improve efficacy of cancer drugs:A ketogenic diet, which is low in carbohydrates and high in fat, may improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found.