Latest Current Affairs 15th June 2019

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan writes to CMs to protect Doctors: In view of the recent assault on doctors in West Bengal, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Saturday wrote a letter to the Chief Ministers of all States and Union Territories drawing their attention for strict action against any person who assaults doctors.

PM Modi invites suggestions from people for ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme: Prime Minister Narendara Modi has invited inputs and suggestions from citizens for upcoming ‘Mann Ki Baat Program’ on 30th June, Sunday.

PM Modi sets goal of making India 5 trillion dollar economy by 2024: Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the opening remarks at the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog. He reiterated that NITI Aayog has a key role to play in fulfilling the mantra of SabkaSaath, SabkaVikas, SabkaVishwas. Recalling the recent General Elections as the world’s largest democratic exercise, the Prime Minister said that it is now time for everyone to work for the development of India.

IAF Chief: Will go into AN-32 aircraft crash, ensure it does not happen again: The Indian Air Force will ascertain the cause of the recent crash of AN-32 aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh and ensure such accidents do not recur, IAF chief B S Dhanoa said Saturday.

Consulate General of India in Jeddah celebrates 5th International Day of Yoga at International Indian School: The Consulate General of India in Jeddah, in association with Arab Yoga Foundation & General Sports Authority celebrated the 5th International Day of Yoga at the International Indian School, Jeddah.

Sea of purple: Swiss women strike for equal pay: Purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities Friday, as women across the country went on strike for equal pay.

160 defence officials along with families reached Colombo today: A group of 160 defence officers and their families reached Colombo while same number of Sri Lankan officers and their families left for India today on a familiarization visit under defence exchange programme.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition hearing set for February 2020: A London court on Friday set February 2020 as the date for the hearing on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would be extradited to the United States to face charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into classified government documents.

World Cup 2019: Call on Australian Cricketer, Marcus Stoinis to be made next week: Australia will take a final call on injured all-rounder Marcus Stoinis’ fate in the World Cup 2019 ahead of their next week’s match against Bangladesh.

World Cup 2019: Roy undergoes scan, Morgan down with back spasm but England yet to hit panic button: By his own admission, England captain Eoin Morgan is doubtful for the next World Cup game having suffered a back spasm while Jason Roy undergoes a scan for hamstring strain but the skipper insisted it is not a ‘panic station’ yet.

ISRO opens its laboratories for Indian school students: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has, for the first time, opened its laboratories for Indian school students to undergo two-week training from this year.

Nipah Virus alert in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna district: In Madhya Pradesh, precautionary measures against outbreak of Nipah virus have been taken by the Guna district administration.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is being observed today: This day is observed on the 15th of June every year to voice opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted on elderly people.

Global Wind Day being observed today: June 15 is Global Wind Day that is observed worldwide annually, aimed at discovering wind power and the possibilities that it holds in reshaping energy systems.

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