27 June 2018 Current Affairs

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India most dangerous country for women
India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour. War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women’s issues.

India’s first Tribal Queen
Pallavi Durua, who belongs to Odisha’s Koraput district, was crowned as the first Tribal Queen at the Adi Rani Kalinga Tribal Queen competition held at Utkal Mandap. The contest was organised by SC & ST department, Govt of Odisha and the State Tourism Department. Tribal population constitutes nearly 22.5% of the Odisha’s population.

RBI proposes Board of Management for urban co-operative banks
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed setting up of Board of Management (BoM) in all Urban Co-operative Banks (UCBs) having deposits of over Rs 100 crore within one year to strengthen governance and promote professional management in these banks.

UK Queen approves Brexit Bill
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II granted royal assent to Prime Minister Theresa May’s flagship Brexit legislation, that will formally end the country’s European Union membership. The EU withdrawal bill repeals the 1972 European Communities Act through which the UK became a member of the bloc.

15th India-Australia joint ministerial commission
The 15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) was held in Canberra, Australia. The meeting was jointly chaired by Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu and Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo.

Monsoon Session of Parliament
The Monsoon Session of Parliament will be held from July. It will span over 24 days & will have 18 sittings. It was formally announced by Cabinet Committee of Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The CCPA recommendation now sets in summoning motion process of President Ram Nath Kovind for formally convening the session.

Airtel announces senior leadership appointments
Country’s top telecom operator Bharti Airtel has appointed Ajay Chitkara as Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Business to spearhead the domestic and global enterprise business as one unit. Chitkara will continue reporting to Gopal Vittal, MD and CEO, Bharti Airtel.

Vice President launches the book ‘Human Rights, Values and Cultural Ethos’
Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has launched the book ‘Human Rights, Values and Cultural Ethos’. It is a collection of essays and lectures written by Dr. R.P. Dhokalia.


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