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Daily Current Affairs 3rd June 2023: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 3rd June 2023. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 3rd June 2023. 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 3rd June 2023 Current affairs test.

 

National News

1. Tragic Triple Train Collision in Odisha

  • A devastating train accident in Odisha resulted in a three-train collision, involving Coromandel Express and two other trains. The mishap claimed at least 233 lives and injured approximately 900 people.
  • Officials are currently investigating the exact cause of Coromandel Express’s derailment and the subsequent collisions. In light of the tragedy, the state government has declared a day of mourning, and rescue missions are ongoing to support victims and their families.

International News

2. Celeste Saulo: The First Female Secretary-General of WMO

  • Argentina’s Celeste Saulo has made history by becoming the first female Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
  • During the UN Climate and weather agency’s Congress in Geneva, Saulo secured a significant majority of votes. She has been serving as the Director of Argentina’s National Meteorological Service since 2014.

3. North Korea’s Failed Attempt at Launching Spy Satellite

  • North Korea encountered a hiccup in its space aspirations with its failed attempt to launch a military spy satellite.
  • South Korean military sources have confirmed the finding of debris from the rocket carrier in their western waters, which attests to the unsuccessful launch.

Banking News

4. RBI’s ‘100 Days 100 Pays’ Campaign for Unclaimed Deposits

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has initiated the ‘100 Days 100 Pays’ drive aimed at identifying and resolving the top 100 unclaimed deposits in every bank in every district within 100 days.
  • This campaign is a part of RBI’s consistent efforts to decrease unclaimed deposits in the banking system and ensure they are rightfully returned to depositors or their claimants. Through this endeavor, RBI hopes to highlight the issue of unclaimed deposits and facilitate their timely resolution.

Schemes News

5. ‘GOBARdhan’ Scheme’s New Unified Registration Portal

  • The Indian Government’s ‘GOBARdhan’ scheme has been spotlighted with the introduction of a unified registration portal, serving as a comprehensive database for tracking investments and engagement in the biogas and Compressed Biogas (CBG) sector.
  • The primary aim of the scheme is to transform organic waste materials like cattle dung and agricultural residue into biogas, CBG, and bio-fertilizers. This process champions the concept of a circular economy and creating wealth from waste.

6. PM-Kisan Scheme Empowers Farmers in Andhra Pradesh

  • At Pathikonda, Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy extended financial aid to farmers for the fifth consecutive year through the YSR Rythu Bharosa-PM Kisan initiative.
  • In this year’s first installment, CM Jagan disbursed a total of Rs 3,923.21 crore to 52,30,939 farmers. Each beneficiary received Rs 5,500 directly from the YSRCP state government, complemented by an extra Rs 2,000 from the Central Government under the PM Kisan Yojana.

Summits and Conferences News

7. 3rd Maritime Security Dialogue between India and Vietnam in New Delhi

  • India and Vietnam recently hosted their third Maritime Security Dialogue in New Delhi, reiterating their commitment to ensuring a secure maritime environment amidst growing Chinese influence in the region.
  • This dialogue saw the participation of senior representatives from both countries, emphasizing the need to bolster regional and global mechanisms to augment comprehensive maritime security.

Ranks and Reports News

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8. Dubai: Top Destination for India’s FDI in 2022

  • Recent data from fDi Markets and the Dubai FDI Monitor revealed that in 2022, Dubai became the preferred choice for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from India.
  • India is now among the top five nations for announced FDI projects and anticipated FDI capital in Dubai. This report offers insights into the sectors and patterns contributing to this burgeoning alliance.

Important Days

9. World Bicycle Day 2023: Celebrating Sustainable Transportation

  • World Bicycle Day is celebrated every year on June 3rd. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2018, this day recognizes the bicycle as a cost-effective, reliable, and eco-friendly mode of transport.
  • This day also marks the anniversary of Karl von Drais’ invention of the bicycle in 1817. The theme for World Bicycle Day 2023 is “Riding Together for a Sustainable Future.”

Miscellaneous News

10. Shalini Singh: NCC’s First Female Cadet to Finish Advanced Mountaineering Course

  • Shalini Singh became the first female NCC cadet from India to complete the advanced mountaineering course in Uttarakhand’s Himalayan region.
  • The 20-year-old cadet from Lucknow achieved this by scaling a peak of 15,400 feet in Uttarkashi district’s Dring Valley during the course.
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