Daily Current Affairs 3 June 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 3 June 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 3 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 3 June 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. NTPC adopts Hyderabad Charminar

  • It has been adopted under the ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ project.
  • The project is a clean-up initiative under ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’.

2. Telangana celebrates 4th formation day

  • Telangana was carved out of Andhra Pradesh on 2nd June 2014 to form the 29th state.
  • It is one of the fastest growing economies in the country.

3. Agni 5 successfully test-fired

  • India successfully test-fired the Long Range Ballistic Missile Agni 5.
  • Agni 5 has a strike range of 5,000 km.

International News

1. China clears garbage from Mt.Everest

  • A team of 30 cleared 8,500 kg of garbage from Mt.Everest.
  • It also plans to build environment friendly waste collection sites there.

2. Saudi Arabia establishes a separate ministry for culture

  • King Salman bin Abdulaziz separated the Ministry of Culture from the Information Ministry.
  • This comes amid steps to modernize the conservative kingdom.

3. Japan’s passport named world’s most powerful

  • Japan’s passport named world’s most powerful passport as per Henley and Partners passport index 2018.Japan’s passport grants visa-free access to 189 countries.
  • India’s passport secured 76th rank in the index.

Business News

1. ONGC incurs loss due to price cap

  • ONGC has incurred a loss of Rs.4000 cr as the govt mandated price for fuel was less than the cost of production.
  • ONGC produces about 75% of India’s natural gas output.

2. Flyers need not pay GST in duty-free shops

  • International passengers buying goods at airport duty-free shops will not be subjected to GST.
  • The duty-free shops will have to seek GST refund from the govt.

3. Employees in Mumbai work longest hours

  • An average employee in Mumbai works 3,315 hrs a year.
  • Employees at Rome work 1,581 hrs while of Paris work 1,662 hrs.

Sports News

1. ICC added 4 teams to ODI rankings

  • Netherlands, Nepal, UAE and Scotland have been added to the list ODI-Test playing nations.
  • With this, the number of nations on the list is 16.

2. National sports university in Manipur

  • President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to set up the university in Manipur.
  • The university will promote sports sciences, technology, management and coaching.

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