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Daily Current Affairs 28th June, 2024: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 28th June, 2024. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 28th 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 28th June, 2024 Current affairs test.

International News

Denmark Introduces Groundbreaking Livestock Carbon Tax

  • Denmark has announced plans to levy a tax on livestock emissions beginning in 2030, marking a global first in targeting methane emissions from cattle, sheep, and pigs.
  • The initiative aims to reduce Danish greenhouse gases by 70% from 1990 levels by 2030.

    Inaugural Trilateral Military Exercise Launched by South Korea, US, and Japan

  • On June 27, South Korea, Japan, and the United States commenced their first trilateral multi-domain exercise, named Freedom Edge.
  • This exercise was initially announced at the Camp David Summit in August 2023 and further discussed at the defense ministerial meeting held in June during the Shangri-La Dialogue.

Defense News

RPF Director General Introduces Legal Reference App, Sangyaan

  • Manoj Yadava, Director General of the Railway Protection Force, launched the Sangyaan App today.
  • Created by the RPF Tech Team, this app provides detailed information on three new Criminal Acts: Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS) 2023, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS) 2023, and Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam (BSA) 2023.
  • Designed to educate RPF personnel, the app offers user-friendly features and offline access.

    Jaipur Military Station Installs Eco-Friendly Plastic Waste Road

  • Jaipur Military Station has installed a 100-meter road made from recycled plastic waste, making it the second military station in India to adopt such technology.
  • Inaugurated by Major General R.S. Godara on June 26, 2024, the road is a step towards sustainable development within military infrastructure.

    Indian Navy’s INS Sunayna Visits Seychelles

  • As part of its ongoing deployment in the South West Indian Ocean Region, the Indian Navy’s INS Sunayna docked in Port Victoria, Seychelles on June 26, 2024.
  • This visit is part of India’s continued military participation in Seychelles’ National Day celebrations since 1976.

Banking News

         RBI Notes Reduction in Short-Term External Debt

  • The Reserve Bank of India reported a decline in short-term external debt as a share of the total, which decreased by 2.1 percentage points as of March 2024 compared to the previous year, enhancing the country’s external sector resilience.

    SBI Secures Rs 10,000 Crore through Infrastructure Bonds

  • The State Bank of India raised Rs 10,000 crore via a 15-year infrastructure bond issuance at a 7.36% annual coupon rate.
  • The offering, which was the fifth of its kind, attracted substantial interest, receiving 143 bids and being nearly four times oversubscribed.

    RBI Forecasts Decrease in Bank NPAs

  • The Reserve Bank of India anticipates a further reduction in the gross non-performing assets ratio of scheduled commercial banks to 2.5% by March 2025, based on macroeconomic stress tests.

Economy News

NCAER Predicts Over 7% Growth for Indian Economy

  • The National Council of Applied Economic Research estimates that India’s GDP growth will exceed 7%, potentially reaching 7.5% in the 2024-25 fiscal year, driven by strong domestic economic indicators and favorable global conditions.

Scheme News

Morgan Stanley Endorses PM Gati Shakti Scheme

  • Morgan Stanley praised India’s PM Gati Shakti scheme for its role in boosting infrastructure investment, indicating a robust future for infrastructure development in India.

Awards News

Mumbai Writer Sanjana Thakur Wins Commonwealth Short Story Prize

  • 26-year-old Sanjana Thakur from Mumbai won the GBP 5,000 Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2024 for her story “Aishwarya Rai,” outpacing over 7,359 entries globally. The announcement was made in London on June 27.

Sports News

Cricket Icon Kapil Dev Leads Indian Professional Golf

  • Kapil Dev, a celebrated cricketer and avid golfer, has been elected president of the Professional Golf Tour of India, marking a significant milestone for professional golf in the country.

Important Days

International Pineapple Day 2024

  • International Pineapple Day will be celebrated on June 27, 2024. The day is dedicated to recognizing the significance of the tropical fruit and its impact on our lives.

    National Insurance Awareness Day 2024

  • National Insurance Awareness Day will be observed on June 28, 2024.
  • This day focuses on the importance of insurance and aims to educate the public on the benefits of adequate insurance coverage.


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