Latest Current Affairs 27th June 2019

HM Amit Shah concludes fruitful J&K visit: Union Home Minister Amit Shah concluded his maiden two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir after assuming office. He had arrived on Wednesday and held a series of meetings to review the overall security situation, particularly measures made for the annual pilgrimage to holy Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, commencing from July 1.

Both houses of Parliament function smoothly: A Bill that allows trusts to set up Special economic zones received Rajya Sabha’s approval on Thursday. It had been passed by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The Special Economic Zones (amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the upper house by a voice vote. Both Houses functioned smoothly on Thursday.

PM Modi to attend 14th G20 summit in Osaka, Japan tomorrow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agenda for the G20 Summit….push for free and fair multilateral trade, energy security, countering terrorism and return of economic fugitives.

PM Modi & Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe hold bilateral talks on sidelines of G20 Summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held Bilateral Talks on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan this morning.

PM Modi accorded warm welcome by Indian community in Japan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded warm welcome by members of the Indian community in Japan on Thursday after he arrived here for the G20 Summit.

ED raids 10 location linked to Parekh Aluminex Ltd, attaches assets worth Rs 46.97 cr: Enforcement Directorate has conducted searches at 10 locations of Parekh Aluminex Limited and its promoters in Mumbai in a bank fraud case.

Aadhaar (Amendment) Bill listed for consideration & passing in Lok Sabha: The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 will be taken up for consideration and passing in Lok Sabha today.

Govt to provide broadband connectivity under BharatNet project to all gram panchayats: Government plans to provide broadband connectivity under BharatNet Project to all gram panchayats in the country.

Nirav Modi to appear via video-link from prison for UK hearing: Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi is set to appear via video link from prison for a routine remand hearing before Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on Thursday.

PM lauds “Vaartavali” for taking Sanskrit to the people: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Doordarshan’s special programme ‘ Vaartavali’ on completing 4 years of it’s inception.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Osaka, Japan to attend 14th G20 Summit: Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Japan has a clear agenda of free and fair multilateral trade, energy security, countering terrorism and return of economic fugitives. The Summit is scheduled for 28th and 29th of this month.

Home Minister Amit Shah to review security situation in J&K: Union Home Minister Amit Shah is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review security situation in the area.

Lok Sabha passes SEZ Amendment Bill: Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

PM asks all parties to participate in dialogue on One nation One Election: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon all political parties to participate in dialogue on one nation one election to save time and money for development.

PM Modi & Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe hold bilateral talks on sidelines of G20 Summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held Bilateral Talks on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan this morning.

U.S. President Donald Trump says India’s recent tariff hike unacceptable: U.S. President Donald Trump looks forward to speaking with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi about a recent increase in its already high tariffs against the United States, he said on the social network Twitter on Thursday.

Eminent Gandhian Jharna Dhara Chowdhury Passes Away in Dhaka: Eminent Social Activist and secretary of the Gandhi Ashram Trust in Jayag, Noakhali, Bangladesh Jharna Dhara Chowdhury passed away today in Dhaka.

Nirav Modi to appear via video-link from prison for UK hearing: Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi is set to appear via video link from prison for a routine remand hearing before Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on Thursday.

Bangladesh PM: Myanmar delaying Rohingya repatriation: Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina has accused Myanmar of deliberately delaying the process of Rohingya repatriation.

RBI: Data related to payments to be stored only in India: The Reserve Bank on Wednesday said that all data related to payments must be stored in systems located only in India and data processed abroad will have to be brought back to the country within 24 hours.

FSSAI calls for visible labelling of packaged foods: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued draft regulations aiming to mandate packaged food companies to label high fat, sugar and salt contents in front of the package itself in red colour.

ICC World Cup: India crush West Indies by 125 runs: India overwhelmed West Indies by 125 runs on Thursday in Manchester, England to continue their march to the Cricket World Cup semi-finals and send the Caribbean team out of the tournament.

World Cup 2019: Pakistan beat New Zealand; India to face West Indies: In the ICC Cricket World Cup, Pakistan defeated New Zealand by six wickets at Birmingham last night to keep their semi-final hopes alive.

Researchers develop a new ‘Unprinting’ method to recycle paper: The new ‘Unprinting’ method, developed and led by a team of researchers at Rutgers University in the US, can work with the standard, coated paper used in home and office printers.

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