12th & 13th June, 2018 Current Affairs. Daily Updated


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1. World Day Against Child Labour: 12th June 2018
The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. Every year on June 12 the World Day Against Child Labor is observed to raise awareness of the plight of child laborers worldwide.


2. Ronda Rousey To Be The First Female Hall Of Famer In UFC
American fighter Ronda Rousey will become the first female MMA fighter to be inducted into the Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Fame, the UFC announced. There would be no women in UFC without Ronda Rousey. 


3. India’s 1st National Police Museum To Come Up In Delhi
The Union Government has announced to establish India’s first national police museum in Lutyens’ Delhi. The museum is expected to be inaugurated on 21st October 2018 on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day.


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4. Govt Approves 33% Increase In Carpet Area Of Houses Under PMAY-U

The government has approved a 33% increase in carpet area of houses eligible for interest subsidy under its affordable housing scheme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) to attract more beneficiaries.


5. India to Host 1st BIMSTEC Military Exercise
India will host first military exercise of the BIMSTEC Countries in September 2018 in Pune, Maharashtra. The theme of the exercise includes counter-terrorism in semi-urban terrain and cordon and search.


6. Mauritius To Host 11th World Hindi Conference
The 11th World Hindi Conference will be held in Mauritius in August 2018 with an aim to increase the popularity of Hindi globally. The Union External Affairs Ministry has already undertaken the work on the international meet.The main theme of the Conference is ‘Hindi Vishwa Aur Bharatiy Sanskriti’.


 7. Global Environment Performance Index 2018: India Ranks 177, Switzerland Tops

The Top 3 countries on the list are:
1. Switzerland, 
2. France, and 

3. Denmark.

8. Virat Kohli Receives Polly Umrigar Trophy At Annual BCCI Awards
Indian captain Virat Kohli has received the prestigious Polly Umrigar Trophy (Cricketer of the Year) award for two consecutive seasons (2016-17 and 2017-18) at the BCCI Annual Awards function. 



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