Latest Current Affairs 07th June 2018

Centre ready to hold talks with right-minded people in J&K: Home Minister:Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today addressed the media in Srinagar. He reiterated that no matter how many obstacles come in our way, we will not be deterred in our aim to bring lasting peace to Kashmir.

Sushma unveils bust of Mahatma Gandhi at Pietermaritzburg:External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today reached the Pieter-maritz-burg station where 125 years ago Mahatma Gandhi decided to fight against injustice and colonialism.

Jaitley hits back at Congress President Rahul Gandhi:Union Minister Arun Jaitley hits back at the allegations levelled by Congress President Rahul Gandhi; says Modi govt fixing problems created by NPAs during UPA regime; Jaitley asserts that India is world’s fastest growing large economy, creating jobs.

EAM Sushma Swaraj addresses Indian diaspora in South Africa:External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addresses Indian diaspora in Pietermaritzburg during her ongoing visit to South Africa; Sushma will also attend a Youth Summit today where African and Indian youths will speak on the relevance of Mahatma Gandhi’s message of peace and harmony.

PM interacts with beneficiaries of healthcare efforts of Centre:Continuing with his interactions on various govt schemes with their beneficiaries through the NAMO app.

Centre provides major relief to sugarcane farmers:Centre provides major relief to sugarcane farmers; announces a package of nearly 8,000 cr rupees to clear their pending payments; Cabinet clears creation of sugar bufferstocks of 30 lakh tonnes and MSP of 29 rupees per kilogram.

More than three-fourths of Green card waiting list comprise of Indians: USCIS:Indians account for more than three-fourths of those highly-skilled professionals waiting in queue to obtain legal permanent residence status in the US, popularly known as Green Card, according to latest official figures.

Lava- and ash-ravaged landscape in Guatemala after volcano eruption:Satellite pictures published on Wednesday showed a lava- and ash-ravaged landscape in southern Guatemala after Fuego volcano’s calamitous eruption, which has killed at least 99 people.

Kohli to get cricketer of the year award at BCCI annual gala:India captain Virat Kohli’s phenomenal batting form today fetched him the BCCI’s best cricketer award for two seasons, while World Cup stars Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana were chosen for the women’s equivalent of the honour, the Board announced.

Mithali becomes first Indian to score 2000 T20I runs:Star batswoman Mithali Raj today became the first Indian cricketer to amass 2000 runs in Twenty20 Internationals (T20I).

Russia names 23-member team for WC football:Injury-hit Russia names its 23-member World Cup Football team riding on the attacking duo of Fyodor Smolov and Artem Dzyuba; Russia will kick off the World Cup against Saudi Arabia in Group A at Moscow on June 14.

Effects of Zika infection during infancy persists in adulthood:Zika virus infection in infants can cause seizures, and long-term deficits in brain structure and behaviour that persist into adulthood, scientists say.

Dutch PM mops up spilled coffee, video goes viral:A video showing the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, spilling his coffee has gone viral after his unfortunate mishap on Monday.