Latest Current Affairs 08th June 2018

EAM Sushma Swaraj, Mauritius Defence Minister Discuss Maritime Cooperation: The two leaders shared views on strengthening maritime cooperation between two countries.

Heavy rain alert in Mumbai: People outside Mumbai can dial 1077 and those in Mumbai can dial 1916 in case of emergency.

Delegation of SGPC with Minister of Food Processing Industries calls on Prime Minister: The delegation also consisted of members from Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee.

Government to come out with New Industrial Policy: The minister said that the New Industrial Policy will also focus on Artificial Intelligence, Block Chains technology.

‘Talks between PM & Chinese Premier will boost bilateral ties’: However, Raksha Mantri cautioned against viewing India’s relations with China through the Pakistan-China relationship.

PM Modi to attend SCO summit in China:  This is the first time India will be attending the SCO summit as a full-member as it became a full member of the SCO last year at Astana in Kazakhstan.

Former President Mukherjee stresses plurarism and tolerance at RSS function: Former President Pranab Mukherjee addresses RSS function in Nagpur, asserts, India derives her strength from tolerance and respect for pluralism, stresses on need for dialogue to balance competing interests.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh for bringing lasting peace in J&K: Home Minister Rajnath Singh reiterates Government’s resolve to bring lasting peace in Jammu and Kashmir; at a Press Conference in Srinagar, Rajnath says NDA Government is open to talks with right-minded people; Home Minister to visit Jammu today.

Trump says he’d invite Kim Jong-un to White House ‘if summit goes well’: Last week Trump admitted he is no longer using the term “maximum pressure” to describe sanctions against North Korea but warned that more could be imposed.

Task Force on shell companies takes pro-active steps to check the menace of shell companies: Ministry of Corporate Affairs in a statement said that a total of 2,25,910 companies have been further identified for being struck-off under section 248 of the Companies Act, 2013

Upward revision of pension to meritorious sportspersons: The Gold medallist at World Cup and World Championship will be given 16 thousand rupees while Silver and Bronze medallist will get 14 thousand rupees.