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Current Affairs section provides you latest and important news and events of the world for the year 2019 and 2018 related to the field of politics, sports, awards, important appointments, important achievements, science, important government schemes, etc. which are very important for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, BANK PO, BANK CLERK, NDA, CDS, LIC, GIC, MAT, CAT, RAILWAYS, and other competitive examinations. Year wise current affairs news and events from the year 2019 to 2017 are given below.



NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS - JUNE 2019

Name the Indian Coast Guard officer who has been chosen to be the next Director General of Coast Guard replacing DG Rajendra Singh on 30 June 2019? Krishnaswamy Natrajan
Who was appointed as the Director of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)? Samant Kumar Goel
On which day the National Statistics Day is observed in India? 29th June
Name the CEO of Niti Aayog who has got two year extension till June 30 2021? Amitabh Kant
Name the senior IPS officer who has been appointed as the new Chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB)? Arvind Kumar
Name the IT Industry icon who will retire as the Executive Chairman of Wipro with effect from July 30, 2019? Azim Premji
Name the Padma Vibhushan awardee, also popularly known as the Metro Man, who recently resigned as the Principal Advisor to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) citing health issues? E. Sreedharan
How much penalty has been proposed for not providing way to emergency vehicles under the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill approved by cabinet? Rs. 10,000
Name the Indian player who completed a career Grand Slam in snooker by winning Asian Snooker Championship title? Pankaj Advani
Which Indian bowler has recently become the second Indian bowler to take hat-trick in World Cup history? Mohammed Shami
Who has been appointed as the new Speaker of Lok Sabha? Om Birla
Who has been named as the Congress leader in Lok Sabha? Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Who has been appointed as the new leader of Rajya Sabha? Thawarchand Gehlot
Who won Femina Miss India 2019 Pageant? Suman Rao
Which company has unveiled India's first smart electric motor bike RV 400? Revolt Intellicorp
In which Indian state over 100 children have died due to Encephalitis? Bihar
Which Indian batsman has become the fastest to score 11,000 runs in ODIs? Virat Kohli
In which state the Indian Medical Association (IMA) declared All India Protest Day on June 14 after doctors of this state went on strike demanding adequate security? West Bengal
In which state the Union Government has approved setting up of 1,000 foreigners tribunals by July 31 when the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be published? Assam
What is the name of IAF aircraft which crashed in Arunachal Pradesh killing all the 13 people on board? AN-32
The Union Government has decided to develop Eklavya Model Residential Schools at par with Navodya Vidyalaya for which community? Schedules Tribes
Which Indian is back on the Forbes World’s 100 Highest-Paid athletes list, making him the only Indian to feature in the rankings, once again? Virat Kohli
The Modi 2.0 Government created which new ministry by merging the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation to provide safe drinking water to people? Ministry of Jal Shakti
Who is the minister of newly created ministry Jal Shakti? Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Name the retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who has been reappointed as the National Security Adviser, according him a Cabinet rank? Ajit Doval
The Reserve Bank of India has done away with the charges levied on fund transfers through which of the following mode of transfer and asked the banks to pass on the benefits to customers? RTGS and NEFT
Which nation did S Jaishankar visit in his first overseas trip as India's External Affairs Minister? Bhutan
Name the league which will be a quarterly cleanliness assessment of Indian cities and towns and was launched by the Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in New Delhi on June 6, 2019? Swachh Survekshan League
The scenic Dzükou Valley has become Plastic Free Zone on the occasion of World Environment Day. This valley is located in which place? Nagaland
What is the current Repo Rate as per the Second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2019-20 of Reserve Bank of India? 5.75 percent
Name the Indian state which has been gifted a museum of peace by Japan to mark 75 years of fiercest battles of the Second World War held in 1944? Manipur
Name the Chief Executive of Indian Banks Association who has been appointed head of a six-member committee constituted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to review the ATM interchange fee structure, with a view to giving a fillip to ATM deployment in unbanked areas? VG Kannan
Name the BJP MP who has been chosen to be the Protem Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha? Dr. Virendra Kumar
Which country has honoured the Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi with its highest honour Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen? Maldives
Name the renowned scientist who has been appointed as the chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD)? Mrutyunjay Mohapatra
Name the world famous Rajasthani folk dancer who died in a car accident near Jodhpur in Rajasthan? Queen Harish
Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has been elected as the external auditor of which international organisation for a term of 4 years from 2020 to 2023? World Health Organisation (WHO)
Name the public sector undertaking which has become the most profitable public sector company overtaking Indian Oil Corporation for the financial year 2018-19? Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
Name the Jnanpith award winner, multi-lingual scholar, master playwright, screenwriter, actor and director who died recently? Girish Karnad

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INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS - JUNE 2019

On which day the International Day of the Tropics is observed every year? 29th June
2026 Winter Olympics will be held in which city? Milan (Italy)
ICC partnered with which international organization to deliver 'One Day for Children' at Men's Cricket World Cup 2019? UNICEF
What is the name of drone to be launched by NASA that would fly to the Saturn moon Titan? Dragonfly
What is the venue of G-20 Summit 2019? Osaka (Japan)
On which day International Olympic Day is observed every year across the world? 23rd June
What is the name of Facebook’s new digital currency? Libra
Which International retail giant has to pay over 282 million for violating anti-corruption regulations in 4 countries? Walmart
On which day World Refugee Day is observed across the world? 20th June
Around 2027 which Asian country is projected to overtake China as the world's most populous country according to a United Nations (UN) report? India
Which country was the host country for World Blood Donor Day 2019? Rwanda
Name the Malaysian Badminton star who announced his retirement due to cancer on June 13, 2019, ending a career that was marked by 348 weeks as world number one? Lee Chong Wei
Kassyam-Jomart Tokayev sworn in as the new President of which country on June 12, 2019? Kazakhstan
On which day World Day against Child Labour was observed across the world? 12th June
What was the theme of World Day against Child Labour for the year 2019? Children should not work in fields but on dreams
Who topped the Forbes 2019 list of world's highest-paid athletes dethroning boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather? Lionel Messi
Which country announced to ban single use plastics from 2021? Canada
Who was elected as the Prime Minister of Thailand? Prayuth Chan-ocha
Which country has launched first Arctic train service that will run from St. Petersburg station? Russia
On which day World Environment Day is observed across the world? 5th June
Who won French Open 2019 men's title by defeating Dominic Thiem of Austria in the final? Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Who won French Open 2019 women's title by defeating Marketa Vondrousova of Czech Republic in the final? Ashleigh Barty (Australia)

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