Latest Current Affairs 20th June 2018

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian resigns due to personal reasons, will move to US: Arvind Subramanian was appointed as CEA to the finance ministry on October 16, 2014, for a period of three years.

Vice President to participate in International Yoga Day Celebrations at Mumbai:Recognizing that Yoga provides a holistic approach to health and well-being, the United Nations has proclaimed June 21 as International Day of Yoga.

Governor’s Rule imposed in Jammu and Kashmir:President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the imposition of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir.

PM Narendra Modi interacts with farmers across the country

Defence minister meets rifleman Aurangzeb’s family:Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met the family of Sepoy Aurangzeb on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch.

Governor’s Rule imposed in Jammu and Kashmir: President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to imposition of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir.

Nepali Prime Minister KP Oli embarks on a 6 day visit to China:This is Oli’s first visit to China after assuming the office of Prime Minister in February this year.

Nepal: Embassy of India organizes Yoga Camp in Kathmandu:The programme started with a message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Yoga day.

In a major move, US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council:The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, accusing it of a “chronic bias against Israel,” a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult.

India condemns UN report on human rights in Jammu and Kashmir:India has strongly rejected the comments made by UN High Commissioner on human rights in Jammu and Kashmir.

ICC releases ‘Men’s Future Tour Programme 2018-2023:A World Test Championship has been created along with a 13-team men’s ODI league that will act as a qualification pathway for the ICC Cricket World Cup.

FIFA WC 2018: Argentina rally behind Messi ahead of key Croatia clash:Argentina are rallying around captain Lionel Messi as the South American giants prepare for their crucial Group D clash with Croatia on Thursday.

On World Refugee Day, looking at the UN records of refugees:UN has recorded 68.5 million people displaced worldwide. As per the record 68.5 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution worldwide. The notable records are from the places like Myanmar and Syria.

‘Artificial blubber’ to protect divers in icy water:Scientists have created wet suits with artificial blubber that can keep deep sea divers warm in icy cold water.

Middle ages Latin Manuscript bidden at four times its estimated price:A manuscript from the Middle Ages reached a surprising price of 4.29 million euros on Saturday last week, over four times its estimated price.

THE “OSCARS” OF THE FOOD WORLD:Bilbao in the Basque Country on Tuesday (June 19) prepared to host what is considered the “Oscars” of the food world – The World’s 50 Best Restaurants award ceremony.