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