Latest Current Affairs 28th June 2019

Heavy rains in Mumbai, flight services hit: Mumbai has finally received the first rainfall of this monsoon season.

J&K: One terrorist gunned down in Kralpora area of Budgam: In Jammu and Kashmir, one terrorist was gunned down during an encounter between terrorists and joint team of security forces in Central Kashmir’s Kralpora area of Budgam district Friday morning.

India successfully test-fires indigenously developed nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-II: India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-II as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range off the Odisha coast.

High-stakes G20 opens with trade tensions looming: The first session of G20 summit on Friday began after world leaders gathered at the International Exhibition Center for the traditional family photo of the G20.

BRICS informal meet: PM Modi gives 5 point agenda: The leaders of BRICS nations on Friday held a separate informal meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit, held in Osaka. At the meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that terrorism, climate change and instability of the global economy are of the biggest challenges faced by the world today.

PM Modi chairs informal meeting of RIC: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday chaired the Informal Meeting of the RIC – Russia, India and China framework on the sidelines of the G20 Summit.

Sufficient storage capacity available for central pool stocks: Paswan: The government is implementing various schemes for construction of go-downs and silos in the country depending on requirement.

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar expresses concern over rising air pollution: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, while replying to a question in Lok Sabha on Friday expressed concern over the rising air pollution in the country.

Lok Sabha approves extension of President’s rule in J&K by six months: Lok Sabha on Friday passed the statutory resolution to extend President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months.

PM Modi meets US President Trump: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met United States President Donald Trump for the first time post his re-election on the sidelines of the G20 summit. The two leaders held discussions on various issues including trade, economy, development, energy, and several others.

G-20 summit begins in Osaka: Today G-20 summit begins in Osaka, Japan. The theme of the summit is Human-centred future society.

PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Kobe, Japan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora in Kobe, Japan, where he expressed appreciation towards the electorate that had voted him to power with a bigger mandate than earlier.

Rohingya issue will be major topic of discussion during PM Hasina’s China visit, says B’desh FM: Rohingya crisis will come up a major topic during the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to China between July 2-6.

Petition filed in Court of Appeal against implementing death sentence in Sri Lanka: In Sri Lanka, a writ petition has been filed in the court of appeal, seeking an interim order preventing implementation of the death sentence while prisons department has assured that there won’t be any execution till one week.

India signs agreement with World Bank to eliminate TB: India has signed a loan agreement worth 400 million dollar with the World Bank to help treat and eliminate Tuberculosis from the country.

ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets: South Africa eased past Sri Lanka to register a nine-wicket win in Chester-le-Street in the 35th World Cup clash on Friday. Sri Lanka, with the loss, dented their chances of making it the final four. Once shot down for 203, Sri Lanka were already on the backfoot and then saw the door being smashed on their face as Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla stitched a 175-run stand.

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