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