Important Current Affairs Questions of the Day: 12th June

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Who among the following has recently won an 11th French Open title by beating Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets?
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Who: Rafael Nadal
What: has won an 11th French Open title by beating Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets
When: published on 11th June 2018

World number one Rafael Nadal won an 11th French Open title by beating Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets.

Nadal, 32, won 6-4 6-3 6-2 to earn his 17th Grand Slam, three adrift of Roger Federer's all-time men's record.

The Spaniard edged an intense opening set, tightening his grip in the second.

And despite having cramp in the third he increased the tempo further, beating Thiem in his first major final when the 24-year-old returned long.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/06/10/tennis/french-open-nadal-thiem-tennis-int-spt/index.html
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Which of the following teams has recently won the 2018 Intercontinental Cup football title?
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Who: India
What: won the 2018 Intercontinental Cup football title
When: published on 10th June 2018

India won the title of Intercontinental Cup Football Tournament after 2-0 victory in the final against Kenya at the Mumbai Football Arena.

Inspirational Indian captain Sunil Chhetri gave India an edge in the eighth minute and then equalized Messi by scoring another goal in the 29th minute.

Chhetri had a chance to make it 3-0 and score another hat-trick but he shot over the bar off a free-kick in the 43rd minute. At the half-way stage, India were 2-0 ahead.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/sports/article/2001283621/india-beat-kenya-2-0-to-lift-intercontinental-cup-in-mumbai
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As per the recent news, The WHO has commended India's progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by ______________.
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Who: the World Health Organization (WHO)
What: has commended India's progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 77 percent
When: published on 10th June 2018

The WHO has commended India's progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 77 percent, from 556 per 1,00,000 live births in 1990 to 130 per 1,00,000 live births in 2016.

This progress puts the country on track towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal target of an MMR below 70 by 2030. India's present MMR is below the Millennium Development Goal target.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/who-commends-india-for-reducing-maternal-mortality-ratio-by-77-2586843.html
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Who among the following has recently been appointed as the Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)?
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Who: Sharad Kumar
What: has been appointed as the Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)
When: published on 10th June 2018

Nearly eight months after Sharad Kumar, former Director General (DG) of National Investigation Agency (NIA) retired, the 1979 batch Haryana cadre IPS officer has been appointed as the Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).

62-year-old Kumar retired in September last year after heading the National Investigation Agency, an anti-terror probe organisation, for over four years.

Kumar has been appointed vigilance commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission for a term of four years or till he attains the age of 65.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/former-nia-chief-sharad-kumar-appointed-as-vigilance-commissioner-in-cvc-1256795-2018-06-10
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Who among the following has recently launched two apps, 'Rail MADAD' and 'Menu on Rails' to ease the travelling experience?
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Who: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal
What: launched two apps, 'Rail MADAD' and 'Menu on Rails'
When: published on 11th June 2018

The Ministry of Railways on Monday launched two mobile applications to ease the travelling experience.

The two apps, 'Rail MADAD' and 'Menu on Rails', were launched by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State (MoS) Manoj Sinha during a press conference organised to highlight the achievements of the Ministry in the last four years.

While Rail MADAD will enable travellers to lodge complaints, Menu on Rails will facilitate seamless ordering of food.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/centre-launches-rail-madad-menu-on-rails-mobile-apps-118061100482_1.html
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Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers: 12th  June, 2018
 
1. Arvind Saxena has been appointed as the acting chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
(12th June 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers)

UPSC member Arvind Saxena has been appointed as the acting chairman of the commission from June 20.

Saxena, a 1978-batch Indian Postal Service officer, will take over the charge from incumbent Vinay Mittal who completes his term at the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on June 19.

2. S Ramesh has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC).
(MCQs on Current Affairs June 12, 2018)

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has appointed S Ramesh, member of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) as its next Chairman. He will succeed present chairman Vanaja N. Sarna who retires in June 2018.

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC):

CBIC is the nodal national agency responsible for administering Customs, GST, Central Excise, Service Tax & Narcotics in India. It is part of the Department of Revenue under Union Ministry of Finance. It is headquartered in New Delhi

It is one of the oldest government departments of India (established in 1855 by the then British Governor General of India, to administer customs laws in India and collection of import duties / land revenue). It was renamed to present name from Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) in March 2017.

3. SVC Co-operative Bank has won the award for its outstanding performance in NFS ATM Network and CTS.
(12th June 2018 Latest Current Affairs)

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) recently presented the National Payments Excellence Awards for the year 2017. This is the highest recognition in the banking industry for exceptional performance in payments system.

National Payments Excellence Awards 2017 Winners

SVC Co-operative Bank has received the award for its outstanding performance in NFS ATM Network and CTS.

Abhudaya Co-op Bank bagged the award of special recognition for its performance in RuPay, NFS ATM Network and CTS.

Gujarat based UCB Kalupur Commercial Co-op Bank was recognized for its performance in RuPay, NFS ATM Network and CTS.

Punjab & Maharashtra Co-op Bank bagged award for its outstanding performance in RuPay, NFS ATM Network & UPI/IMPS.

TJSB Sahakari Bank has been awarded for its excellent performance in RuPay, NFS ATM Network & CTS.

4. Sunil Chhetri has become the joint second highest international goal scorer among active players along with Argentine superstar Lionel Messi.
(Most Important Current Affairs Question 12th June 2018)

Talismanic Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri on Sunday became the joint second highest international goal scorer among active players along with Argentine superstar Lionel Messi with his 64th strike for the country against Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup summit clash in Mumbai.

Chhetri, who had come into the match with 62 goals, gave India the lead in the eighth minute before scoring the second goal in the 29th minute to put him on par with Meesi.

He chested down a long pass from Anas Edathodika between two Kenyan defenders before firing in a low left-footer just inside the box that beat goalkeeper Patrick Matasi all ends up.

5. India is the second highest sender of foreign students to United States.
(12th June 2018 Current Affairs Pdf)

With 1,86,000 Indian students currently studying in the United States. India is the second highest sender of foreign students to the US, next only to China.

US consul general in Kolkata, Craig Hall, stated that the United States is the top destination. For foreign students worldwide and the number of Indian students in the US has more than double in the last 10 years.

Media reports had suggeste that there were about 500 such cases. The immigration officials, when you apply for permission to enter the states at the border crossing.

The border officials are going to want to hear your reason for study. They will look at your visa and they want to see the documentation that supports that.

6. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal launched two apps, 'Rail MADAD' and 'Menu on Rails'.
(Current Affairs in Short 12th June 2018)

The Ministry of Railways on Monday launched two mobile applications to ease the travelling experience.

The two apps, 'Rail MADAD' and 'Menu on Rails', were launched by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State (MoS) Manoj Sinha during a press conference organised to highlight the achievements of the Ministry in the last four years.

While Rail MADAD will enable travellers to lodge complaints, Menu on Rails will facilitate seamless ordering of food.

7.  Sharad Kumar has been appointed as the Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).
(Daily Current Affairs Questions 12th June 2018)

Nearly eight months after Sharad Kumar, former Director General (DG) of National Investigation Agency (NIA) retired, the 1979 batch Haryana cadre IPS officer has been appointed as the Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).

62-year-old Kumar retired in September last year after heading the National Investigation Agency, an anti-terror probe organisation, for over four years.

Kumar has been appointed vigilance commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission for a term of four years or till he attains the age of 65.

8. World Health Organization (WHO) has commended India's progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 77 percent.
(Today’s Current Affairs Capsule 12th June 2018)

The WHO has commended India's progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 77 percent, from 556 per 1,00,000 live births in 1990 to 130 per 1,00,000 live births in 2016.

This progress puts the country on track towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal target of an MMR below 70 by 2030. India's present MMR is below the Millennium Development Goal target.

9. India won the 2018 Intercontinental Cup football title.
(Top Current Affairs Quiz 12th June 2018)

India won the title of Intercontinental Cup Football Tournament after 2-0 victory in the final against Kenya at the Mumbai Football Arena.

Inspirational Indian captain Sunil Chhetri gave India an edge in the eighth minute and then equalized Messi by scoring another goal in the 29th minute.

Chhetri had a chance to make it 3-0 and score another hat-trick but he shot over the bar off a free-kick in the 43rd minute. At the half-way stage, India were 2-0 ahead.

10. Rafael Nadal has won an 11th French Open title by beating Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets.
(Top 10 Current Affairs Questions 12th June 2018)

World number one Rafael Nadal won an 11th French Open title by beating Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets.

Nadal, 32, won 6-4 6-3 6-2 to earn his 17th Grand Slam, three adrift of Roger Federer's all-time men's record.

The Spaniard edged an intense opening set, tightening his grip in the second.

And despite having cramp in the third he increased the tempo further, beating Thiem in his first major final when the 24-year-old returned long.
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