Daily Current Affairs 2 June 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 2 June 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 2 June 2018. 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 2 June 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Nipah death toll rises to 18

  • Schools and colleges to remain shut until June 12.
  • Health Minister KK Shailaja said that a second wave of outbreak is possible.

2. Plea to declare Ayodhya site as national heritage

  • A plea is filed in the Delhi HC to declare Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya as national heritage.
  • However, the plea is directed towards Ministry of Culture as it of archaeological importance.

3. Gurugram to get cops for night patrol

  • 1000 constables will be deployed for patrolling in the night.
  • Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said the deployment will be more in places that witness maximum vehicular movement.

International News

1. Chinese Army delegation to visit India

  • A delegation of troops from PLA will visit India for the 1st time after Doklam stand-off.
  • This comes after Modi visited China for an informal summit with China Prez Xi Jinping.

2. US vetoes UN resolution

  • The US vetoed the resolution that called for protection mission for Palestinian civilians.
  • Nikki Haley said US didn’t blame the Hamas for violence along the Israel-Gaza border.

3. Canada files WTO challenge against US

  • Canada has filed the challenge against US’ metal tariffs and will support EU on same grounds.
  • Earlier, Canada announced retaliatory tariffs on US.

Business News

1. Petrol, diesel prices cut

  • The prices were reduced by 9 paise each to Rs.78.20/l petrol and Rs.69.11/l diesel.
  • This comes after 16-days of increasing prices post Karnataka polls.

2. Gender pay gap costs $160 tn

  • According to World Bank, gender inequality in work place costs $160 tn to the world economy.
  • North America and Europe account for largest losses.

3. Idea Cellular to become ‘Vodafone Idea’

  • Post merger with Vodafone, Idea Cellular intends to change its name.
  • The merger will create India’s biggest telecom company.

Sports News

1. Sharapova thrashes Pliskova

  • Mario Sharapova defeated Karolina Pliskova in the 3rd round of French Open. < li>
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2. IOA planning 900 member contingent

  • The Indian Olympic Association is planning to select 900 members off 2370.
  • Asian Games 2018 will be hosted by Indonesia in August.

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