18th & 19th June Current Affairs, 2018. Daily Updated.



 1. World Bank Approves $700 mn to Improve Primary Education in Bangladesh
The World Bank has approved $700 million to help Bangladesh achieve its education for all vision by improving the primary education sector.


 2. I&B Minister Inaugurates EU Film Festival in New Delhi
 Information and Broadcasting Minister Col Rajyavardhan Rathore inaugurated the European Union Film Festival at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi. The festival will improve cultural ties between India and European countries.


 3. Ivan Duque Wins Election to Become Colombia’s President
Colombia has chosen Ivan Duque to be its next president after a long and divisive campaign that often centred on a controversial peace process with leftist rebels the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

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4. Dhanush Artillery Gun Clears Final Trials
The indigenously upgraded artillery gun Dhanush has successfully completed final user trials and is ready for induction into the Army. Dhanush is an upgraded version of the Swedish Bofors gun procured by India in the mid-1980s.


5. Jammu & Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti Resigns
Jammu & Kashmir’s Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti submitted her resignation to the Governor after BJP announced to pull out of an alliance with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). 


6. Union Government Collaborates With Google For Flood Forecasting
The Central Water Commission (CWC), India‚Äôs apex technical organisation in the field of Water Resources has signed a Collaboration Agreement with Google for flood forecasting.

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7.  3-Day National Yoga Olympiad 2018 Begins in New Delhi
A 3-day National Yoga Olympiad was inaugurated at the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in CIET in New Delhi by Mr. Eric Falt, Director and UNESCO Representative of the New Delhi Cluster Office for India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, the Maldives and Sri Lanka.

8. Roger Federer Wins 98th ATP Title in Stuttgart, Regained No. 1 Title
Roger Federer claimed his 98th ATP title and re-established his unrivalled superiority on grass with a victory over Milos Raonic in the Stuttgart Cup final. Top-seeded Swiss beat his Canadian opponent for the 11th time in 14 meetings while winning a first Stuttgart title.


9. Brooks Koepka Wins 2nd US Open Golf Title 2018
American golfer Brooks Koepka has made history and finished strong as he became the first player in 29 years to win back-to-back US Open titles at Shinnecock Hills in New York. The 28-year-old Florida native emerged victorious by one shot over England’s Tommy Fleetwood.

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