11th June 2018 Current Affairs


S Ramesh appointed as the Chairman of CIBIC

  • The Government has appointed S Ramesh as the Chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CIBIC).

  • Ramesh will take over from current Chairman Vanaja N. Sarna who retires this month (June 2018)

India, China sign 2 agreements of Brahmaputra water data sharing and Non- Basmati Rice Export.

  • India and China signed two bilateral agreements following the meeting between the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the SCO Summit.

  • The Agreements include continuing to share Brahmaputra water data during flood season and exporting Non- Basmati rice to China.

  • The two countries have set a trade target of 100 billion dollars by 2020.

Anupam Kher to receive Outstanding Achievement Award at IIFA 2018

  • Veteran Actor, Anupam Kher will be given the Prestigious Outstanding Achievement honor at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy Award (IIFA) ceremony at Bangkok.

  • Anupam Kher will be awarded for his contribution to the Indian Cinema.

  • He will be presented the award on 24th June 2018 at the 19th edition of IIFA.

SCO Summit adopts declaration calling for 3- year plan to combat terrorism.

  • The Qingdao declaration was adopted at The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit.

  • The Declaration calls for a three-year plan to combat terrorism, separatism, and extremism.

  • It also calls for implementation of a treaty on long-term good neighborliness, friendship and co-operation.

Met Department to use Flash Flood guidance system for the first time to forecast floods.

  • The India Meteorological Department (IMD) will use a Flash Flood Guidance System for the first time in the country to forecast floods.

  • At present, the Central Water Commission issues flood warnings.

  • The IMD will launch its new flood warning system from next month.

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