Daily Current Affairs 4 June 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 4 June 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 4 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 4 June 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Heli-taxis launched in Shimla

  • The heli-taxi service will reduce the travel time between Shimla and Chandigarh to 20 mins.
  • 19 persons can be accommodated on each sortie and will be charged at Rs.2,999/person.

2. CBSE declares NEET 2018 results

  • Out of 13 lakh students who appeared 6.34 lakh candidates passed the exam.
  • Bihar’s Kalpana Kumari topped with 99.99 percentile.

3. Sanjay Mitra to be DRDO Chairman

  • S Christopher completed his term as the DRDO Chairman.
  • Sanjay Mitra is holding the responsibilities of Defence Secretary too.

International News

1. Egypt President sworn in for 2nd term

  • Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sworn in for 2nd 4-yr term in office.
  • Sisi won 97% of valid votes in the Presidential election.

2. India ranked 113 on Childhood Index

  • India ranked 113 among 175 countries in the index.
  • Singapore and Slovania shared the 1st spot.

3. Cuba, US restore direct postal service

  • The countries have agreed to permanently restore direct postal service.
  • It was suspended by Havana in 1968.

Business News

1. Microsoft acquired GitHub

  • Microsoft acquired GitHub for $7.5 bn in an all-stock deal.
  • Microsoft’s Corporate VP Nat Freidman will be GitHub’s new CEO.

2. Mahesh Jain appointed as RBI’s Deputy Governor

  • IDBI’s MD & CEO is appointed as RBI’s Deputy Governor.
  • The post was vacant since SS Mundra retired in July 2017.

3. Govt may merge 4 banks

  • The govt is planning to merge IDBI, BoB, Central Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce.
  • It will be India’s 2nd largest bank with assets worth $16.58 tn.

Sports News

1. India beat Thailand by 66 runs

  • India won over Thailand in the Women’s T20 Asia Cup at Kuala Lumpur.
  • This is India’s 2nd successive win after beating Malaysia by 142 runs.

2. Football team’s match sold out

  • All the tickets for India’s football match against Kenya are sold out.
  • This comes after Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri urged people to show up for matches.

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