Current Affairs – 09 May 2018

National and International News Meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers held in Manila The 12th informal meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers held in Manila, Philippines on May 04, on sidelines of 51 st Annual Meeting of Asian Development Bank (ADB).  The

June 20 – World Refugee Day

June 20 – World Refugee Day   United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed every year on June 20  To raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.  From 2001, 20 June would be celebrated as

21 June – Yoga Day

21 June – Yoga Day International Day of Yoga or Yoga Day, is celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015.  Declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 11 December 2014.  PM Narendra Modi in his

June 23 – United Nations Public Service Day

The United Nations Public Service Day is celebrated on June 23 of every year. • Prestigious UN Public Service Awards are given away on this day. • United Nations Economic and Social Council established that the United Nations Public Service.

June 29 – National Statistics Day

June 29 – National Statistics Day To create public awareness among people about the importance of statistics in daily life and in the process of planning and development.  Birth anniversary of India’s eminent statistician Late Prof Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis.

June 26 – International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

26th June International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking  Is a United Nations International Day against 1)- Drug abuse and 2)- Illegal drug trade.  It is observed annually on 26 June, since 1988, a date chosen to

June 1 – World Milk Day

World Milk Day – 01 June   Since the first World Milk Day was held in 2001.  Why hold a World Milk Day? Ans- Day provides an opportunity to focus attention on milk and to publicise activities connected with

Current Affairs – 11 May 2018

National and International News Conference for CEOs of Smart Cities held in Bhopal  The First Apex Conference for CEOs of Smart Cities has been organised by Union Urban Affairs Ministry in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.  It was inaugurated by

Current Affairs – 12 May 2018

National and International News Gujarat to offer PNG subsidy  Gujarat is planning to launch the new PNG/LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) SahayYojana—an extension to the Ujjwala Yojana.  The scheme for select urban areas will supplement Ujjwala for BPL-AAY households not

Current Affairs – 17 May 2018

National and International News May 15: International Day of Families  The International Day of Families has been observed on May 15 across the world to promote awareness of issues relating to families and increase knowledge of social, economic and demographic progression