Content Ad 002

Daily Current Affairs 2 June 2019: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

Dear Readers,

This post contains important current affairs of 2 June 2019. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 2 June 2019. 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 2019 Current affairs test.

National News

1. PM-KISAN scheme

  • The Government has extended the Rs 6000 per year PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers.
  • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi is an initiative by the government of India in which 120 million small and marginal farmers who have less than 2 hectares of landholding will get up to Rs 6000 per year as minimum income support.
  • The initiative was announced by Piyush Goyal during the 2019 Interim Union Budget of India on 1 February 2019.

2. Telangana Foundation Day

  • Telangana is 29th state of India, which came into being on June 2nd 2014 from Andhra Pradesh.
  • Capital : Hyderabad || Total Districts : 33 || Official Languages : Telugu, Urdu || Chief Minister : K Chandrasekhar Rao

3. Status of ‘legal person or entity’ to animals

  • Punjab and Haryana High Court has accorded the status of all animals in Haryana as the ‘legal person or entity’.
  • Uttarakhand High Court also had passed a similar order to protect and promote greater welfare of animals.

International News

1. World’s Southernmost City

  • Puerto Williams has been upgraded to the category of ‘city’ by Chilean Government.
  • Puerto Williams is a town on Navarino Island in the Beagle Channel in Chile’s far south. Part of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago.
  • Chile :- President: Sebastián Piñera || Capital: Santiago || Currency: Chilean peso

2. Global Day of Parents

  • The Global Day of Parents is observed on 1st June every year.
  • Theme :- ‘Honor Your Parents!’.
  • Acknowledge the love, commitment and selfless efforts of parents across the world.

3. World Milk Day

  • World Milk Day is an international day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recognize the importance of milk as a global food. It has been observed on June 1 each year since 2001.
  • Theme :- ‘Drink Milk: Today & Everyday’.
  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate arguments and debate policy.

Business News

1. Financial Literacy Week

  • RBI will observe Financial Literacy Week across the country from 3rd to 7th June 2019.
  • Theme :- ‘Farmers and how they benefit by being a part of the formal banking system’.

2. James Webb Space Telescope

  • James Webb Space Telescope has successfully passed final thermal vacuum test
  • The James Webb Space Telescope is a space telescope that is planned to be the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope.
  • Launch date: 30 March 2021

3. National Educational Policy (NEP)

  • Dr.Kasturirangan Committee has submitted the drafted National Educational Policy to HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.
  • Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan is an Indian space scientist who headed the Indian Space Research Organisation from 1994 to 2003. He is presently Chancellor of Central University of Rajasthan.
  • He is the former chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University and the chairman of Karnataka Knowledge Commission.

Sports News

Content Ad 03

1. José Antonio Reyes passes away

  • Spain forward José Antonio Reyes has passed away.
  • José Antonio Reyes Calderón was a Spanish professional footballer who played mainly as a left winger but also as a forward.

2. UEFA Champions League

  • Winner :- Liverpool FC
  • Runner-Up :- Tottenham Hotspur
  • Top Scorer :- Lionel Messi with 12 Goals.

Try some Quiz Questions now: Current Affairs Quiz,2 June

Related Posts

Daily Current Affairs 2 June 2019 Current Affairs Quiz 2 June 2019 Current Affairs Infographic

Content Ads 02 Sample 01

Join our Free TELEGRAM GROUP for exclusive content and updates

Rsz 1rsz Close Img

Join Our Newsletter

Get the latest updates from our side, including offers and free live updates, on email.

Rsz Undraw Envelope N8lc Smal
Rsz 1rsz Close Img
Free Live Webinar Update