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Daily Current Affairs 11th June, 2024: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 11th June, 2024. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 11th June, 2024. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 11th June, 2024 Current affairs test.

National News

Priyanka Jarkiholi Youngest Tribal Woman to Win in Lok Sabha

  • Congress nominee and Minister Satish Jarkiholi’s daughter, Priyanka Jarkiholi, has emerged victorious from Chikkodi, defeating the incumbent MP and BJP leader Annasaheb Jolle.
  • This win makes Priyanka the youngest tribal woman to enter Parliament from an unreserved seat in Karnataka since Independence.
  • Notably, the BJP secured all seats in Mumbai Karnataka except Chikkodi.

Centre Releases ₹1.39 Lakh Crore to States

  • The Centre has approved the disbursement of ₹1,39,750 crore in tax devolution to states for June, including an additional installment aimed at accelerating development.
  • This funding will enable state governments to enhance development projects and capital spending.

India Expands Overseas Port Operations: Targeting Mongla Port in Bangladesh

  • In a strategic effort to counter China’s influence in the region, India plans to manage the Mongla Port in Bangladesh.
  • Building on the successes of Chabahar in Iran and Sittwe in Myanmar, India aims to strengthen its commercial and security interests through expanded overseas port operations.

International News

Portugal to Use Golden Visa Scheme to Help Migrants

  • Portugal is set to adapt its golden visa scheme, allowing wealthy foreigners seeking residency rights to invest in affordable housing for locals or accommodation for migrants.

French President Dissolves Parliament After EU Election Defeat

  • In response to his party’s significant loss in the European Parliamentary elections, French President Emmanuel Macron has dissolved the National Assembly and called for snap parliamentary elections.
  • The far-right Rassemblement National (RN) secured 31.5% of the vote compared to Macron’s Renaissance Party’s 15.2%.
  • Macron announced the dissolution of the National Assembly during an hour-long national address, citing the need to restore trust in the French electoral process.

States News

Rajasthan Govt to Invest Rs 100 Cr in Maharana Pratap Tourist Circuit

  • Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Bhajan Lal Sharma has announced a Rs 100 crore investment to develop the Maharana Pratap Tourist Circuit.
  • This announcement was made on June 8, 2023, during the inauguration of the Maharana Pratap Jayanti celebration in Udaipur, which celebrated the 484th birthday of the legendary Maharana Pratap of Mewar on June 9, 2024, according to the Hindu calendar.

Prem Singh Tamang Sworn In as Sikkim Chief Minister

  • Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) leader Prem Singh Tamang was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Sikkim for the second consecutive term on June 10.
  • The 56-year-old politician took the oath of office and secrecy from Governor Lakshman Prasad Acharya at a function held at Paljor Stadium in Gangtok.

Appointments News

InderPal Singh Bindra Appointed as CCI Secretary

  • Indian Revenue Service officer InderPal Singh Bindra is set to take charge as the Secretary of the Competition Commission of India (CCI), replacing IRS officer Anupama Anand, who resigned within eight months of joining the regulator.

Banking News

Bank of India Acquires 6.1% Stake in CCIL IFSC

  • The Bank of India has acquired a 6.125% stake in the Clearing Corporation of India Ltd. (IFSC) for ₹6.125 crore, aiming to enhance its strategic presence in GIFT City IFSC.
  • This acquisition underscores the bank’s commitment to the growth and development of GIFT City as a global financial hub.

SBI Empowers Borrowers with ₹2,030 Cr in Co-Lending Endeavor

  • The State Bank of India (SBI) has teamed up with 23 non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) and housing finance companies (HFCs) to broaden its lending outreach.
  • Through this collaboration, SBI has sanctioned loans totaling ₹2,030 crore to over 2.79 lakh borrowers, as detailed in the Bank’s latest annual report.

Summits and Conferences News

Indian Tripartite Delegation at the 112th Session of International Labour Conference (ILC)

  • An Indian tripartite delegation led by Secretary (Labour & Employment), Ms. Sumita Dawra, participated in the 112th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held in Geneva, Switzerland.

Defence News

Army Launches Integrated Generator Monitoring, Control System ‘Vidyut Rakshak’

  • The Indian Army has launched a tech-based innovation, an integrated generator monitoring, protection, and control system called ‘Vidyut Rakshak’, developed by the Army Design Bureau (ADB).
  • The system was unveiled by the Army’s Vice Chief, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, on June 5.

Ranks and Reports News

Aquaculture Overtakes Wild Fisheries for First Time: UN Report

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  • According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations’ report, “The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2024,” aquaculture production surpassed fisheries for the first time in 2022.
  • The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the global and regional status and trends in fisheries and aquaculture.

Sports News

Sumit Nagpal Wins His 6th ATP Challenger Tennis Title

  • Indian tennis player Sumit Nagpal has won the Heilbronn Neckarcup 2024 ATP Challenger Tennis tournament in Germany, marking his sixth ATP Challenger title.
  • This victory solidifies Nagpal’s position as India’s top-ranked men’s singles player.

Max Verstappen Dominates Canadian Grand Prix for Third Consecutive Year

  • Max Verstappen of Red Bull secured his third consecutive victory at the Canadian Grand Prix 2024, also known as the AWS Grand Prix du Canada 2024.
  • Held at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec, this race was the 9th round of the 2024 F1 championships and further solidified Verstappen’s dominance on the track.

Important News

International Day of Play 2024 Observed on June 11

  • June 11, 2024, marks the inaugural International Day of Play, a significant occasion dedicated to preserving, promoting, and prioritizing the act of play for all individuals, especially children.
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