Latest Current Affairs of 21st June 2018

Vice President: Yoga in school curriculum can help in creating a healthy nation: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday stressed on the need to include Yoga in school curriculums to “create a healthy nation”.

President Kovind to observe Yoga day in Suriname: President Ram Nath Kovind will observe the Yoga day in Suriname along with his Suriname counterpart Desire Delano Bouterse today.

PM Modi interacts with farmers on issues concerning them: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is interacting with farmers across the country via Namo App on Wednesday and discussed all issues related to foodgrains and doubling farmers’ income..

EAM calls on Presidents of European Commission, European Parliament: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday held talks with President of European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani in Brussels on the leg of her four-nation tour.

EU leaders to hold crisis talks on migration: The leaders of 10 EU countries will hold crisis talks on migration in Brussels on Sunday aimed at countering movement of asylum seekers between member nations which is a source of tensions within the bloc.

Trump signs executive order to end separation of immigrant families: President Donald Trump today signed an executive order to end separation of immigrant families on the US-Mexico border, after images of children in cages sparked global outrage.

EU announces retaliatory tariffs to U.S. imports starting Friday: The European Union will impose additional 25 percent tariffs on a range of U.S. products on Friday in response to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, the European Commission announced Wednesday.

Amit, Gaurav enter semis of German boxing tourney: Commonwealth Games medallists Amit Panghal (49kg) and Gaurav Solanki (52kg) advanced to the semifinals and assured themselves of medals at the Chemistry Cup boxing tournament in Halle, Germany.

Lucky Costa goal sees Spain past dogged Iran: A lucky Diego Costa goal handed World Cup hopefuls Spain their first win of the World Cup although dogged Iran came close to causing a major upset.

NASA’s Curiosity rover captures photos of Mars dust storm: A lucky Diego Costa goal handed World Cup hopefuls Spain their first win of the World Cup although dogged Iran came close to causing a major upset.

Common white pigment linked to diabetes: The most common white pigment used in everyday products ranging from paint to candies may be linked to diabetes, a study has found.

Yoga world record created in coaching hub of Kota: Rajasthan on Thursday witnessed a world record by conducing the largest yoga session to mark the International Yoga Day at Kota where over one lakh people together performed yogic exercises.

Stonehenge builders used Pythagoras’ theorem much before his birth: The Pythagoras’ theorem was used to build ancient stone structures like the Stonehenge 2,000 years before the Greek philosopher was born, experts claim.