Daily Current Affairs 5 June 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 5 June 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 5 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 5 June 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Special ambulance service for infants

  • Gujarat announces the service under Neonatal ambulance service project for inter-hospital transfer.
  • The service will be linked to ‘108’.

2. TN announces plastic ban from 2019

  • CM Edappadi Palaniswami announced the ban on the occasion of Environment Day.
  • Milk and oil pouches will be exempted from the ban.

3. IISc develops ‘LifeBox’

  • ’LifeBox’ can extend the preservation time of organs and allows for increased travel time and distances.
  • Transportation using drones can reduce 50% time when compared to green corridors.

International News

1. World Environment Day observed on June 5

  • The theme for 2018 is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’.
  • It is hosted by India this year.

2. IAF chief to visit Brazil

  • BS Dhanoa will explore possibilities of deeper defence cooperation between India and Brazil.
  • It will enable engagement in productive exchanges between the two air forces.

3. UN asks US to halt separating migrant children and parents

  • US is separating migrant children from their parents at the southern border.
  • UN said it’s deeply concerned about US’ zero tolerance policy on illegal immigration.

Business News

1. Financial Literacy Week

  • The RBI has chosen ‘customer protection’ as the theme for the week.
  • Bankers, Financial Literacy Counsellors and other stakeholders are participating to create awareness about good financial practices.

2. Foreign Portfolio Investment outflow hits 18-month high

  • Foreign investors pulled out Rs.29,714 cr in May.
  • This comes after an outflow of Rs.15,561 cr from the capital markets in April.

3. Apple shares hit record

  • This comes on the 1st day of Apple’s 5-day Worldwide Developers Conference.
  • The stock rose 0.84% bringing market capitalisation to $943 bn.

Sports News

1. India beats Kenya in the football match

  • Indian team registered a 3-0 win against Kenya.
  • It was captain Sunil Chhetri’s 100th International Match.

2. Nadal heads to French Open Quarters

  • Rafael Nadal defeated Maximilian Marterer to register his 900th career win.
  • He will face Diego Schwartzman in the quarter finals.

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