Important Current Affairs Questions of the Day: 2nd June

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Who among the following has recently inaugurated 1st IAF Commanders Conference?
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Who: Nirmala Sitharaman
What: has inaugurated 1st IAF Commanders Conference
When: published on 1st May 2018

The First biannual Indian Air Force Commanders’ Conference was inaugurated by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at Air Headquarters in New Delhi. Minister of State for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa were among those who were present at the conference.

The Exercise ‘Gagan Shakti’ was mentioned as the landmark exercise for IAF. The IAF has opened up several of its airfields for civil aircraft operations for the scheme. The two-day conference discussed operational, maintenance and administrative takeaways identified during the Exercise and the way ahead.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.pressreader.com/india/the-hitavada/20180601/281646780821571
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Who among the following has recently launched online Analytical tool to monitor foreign contributions by various organizations under FCRA?
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Who: Rajnath Singh
What: has launched online Analytical tool to monitor foreign contributions by various organizations under FCRA
When: published on 1st June 2018

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched an online analytical tool to facilitate closer monitoring of the flow and utilisation of foreign contributions received by various organisations registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act.

The web-based tool enables decision-makers in various Departments of Government to scrutinise source of foreign funds and their actual use in India. Home Ministry, in a statement said, it gives them capacity to take data-driven and evidence-based decisions regarding the compliance of the provisions of the FCRA, 2010.

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http://airworldservice.org/english/archives/73288
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Who among the following has recently got 'Santokbaa Humanitarian' award?
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Who: Kailash Satyarthi
What: has got 'Santokbaa Humanitarian' award
When: published on 29th May 2018

On his maiden day-long visit to diamond city Surat, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday presented the 'Santokbaa Humanitarian Award' to two noted personalities.

Child rights activist and Noble Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and space scientist A S Kiran Kumar, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), were given 'Santokbaa Humanitarian Award' in the presence of the Gujarat Governor, O P Kohli, and Chief Minister, Vijay Rupani.

The award, instituted by Shree Ramkrishna Knowledge Foundaton (SRKKF) and led by diamond baron Govind Dholakia, includes a trophy and a prize money of Rs 1 crore each to the awardees.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/kailash-satyarthi-isro-chief-get-santokbaa-humanitarian-award/article24024125.ece
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Who among the following has recently received the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music?
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Who: Kendrick Lamar
What: has received the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music
When: published on 30th May 2018

Kendrick Lamar received the Pulitzer Prize in music for his album “Damn.”  Lamar is the first rapper in history to be given the award.

President of Columbia University, Lee C. Bollinger, showered Lamar's hip-hop opus with an abundance or praise, dubbing the project a "virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life."

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/8458599/kendrick-lamar-pulitzer-prize-2018
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According to the data released by Central Statistics Office, Indian economy has grown ______________ in the fourth quarter of 2017-18.
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Who: Indian Economy
What: has grown 7.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017-18
When: published on 31st May 2018

India's GDP grew at the fastest pace in seven quarters at 7.7 per cent in January-March, retaining the fastest growing major economy tag on robust performance by manufacturing and service sectors as well as good farm output.

India's economic expansion at 7.7 per cent was significantly higher than China's 6.8 per cent in the January-March period.

However, the Indian economy on yearly basis grew at a four-year low of 6.7 per cent in 2017-18, down from 7.1 per cent in the previous fiscal. The previous low was recorded in 2013-14 at 6.4 per cent.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/indian-economy-grows-7-7-in-q4-remains-ahead-of-china-as-fastest-growing-118053101578_1.html
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Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers: 2nd  June, 2018

1. Two Day Thematic Seminar on ‘Water and Sanitation’ has begun in Pune.
(2nd June 2018 Current Affairs Quiz)

While India is making significant strides in Water and Sanitation Sector, what is needed is holistic and integrated approach and public participation in sustainability of outcomes opined various experts at the two-day thematic seminar on Water and Sanitation which began in Pune, Maharashtra.

This was hosted by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

The thematic Conference on Water and Sanitation is one of the eight events being organized by the Ministry of Finance and 7th in the series in a lead-up to the AIIB’s 3rd Annual Meeting which, in turn, is scheduled to be held in June 2018 in Mumbai.

2. Amit Khare has assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
(Latest Current Affairs Quiz 2nd June 2018)

Shri Amit Khare has assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting on superannuation of Shri Narendra Kumar Sinha, IAS. Prior to his appointment, Shri Khare was Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Jharkhand.

During a career span of more than 33 years, Shri Khare has held various field postings and has worked from grassroots to the higher levels of governance in both State and Central Governments.  Prior to being Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Jharkhand Shri Khare served as Principal Secretary, Finance & Planning Department, Government of Jharkhand. He has served as Member Secretary in the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India and Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development.

3. Tata Motors has signed an MoU with the Government of Maharashtra to promote e-mobility.
(Top Current Affairs Questions 2nd June 2018)

Tata Motors, India's largest automobile company by revenues on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government of Maharashtra for deployment of 1000 Electric Vehicles (EV) across its range of passenger and commercial vehicles in the State.

The company also partnered Tata group company, Tata Power Ltd to set up of EV Charging Stations in the State. The MoU boosts the Maharashtra Electric Vehicle Policy 2018 in accelerating the adoption of EVs in Maharashtra.

4. Neem and black buck have been declared as the state tree and animal respectively of Andhra Pradesh.
(Objective Current Affairs 2nd June 2018)

Neem and black buck have been declared as the state tree and animal respectively of Andhra Pradesh.

Rose-ringed parakeet will be the state bird while jasmine the flower, Principal Secretary of Environment and Forests G Anantha Ramu said in an order.

"The government felt that it is necessary to have separate symbols for the state after the bifurcation. Accordingly, the symbols have been notified for Andhra Pradesh," the order added.

Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated to create Telangana in June, 2014.

5. Facebook has tied up with National Commission for Women (NCW) to launch a digital literacy programme.
(Top Current Affairs MCQs 2nd June 2018)

Fecebook has entered into a partnership with National Commission for Women (NCW) to launch a digital literacy programme aimed at training 60,000 women in universities across India on safe use of the Internet, social media and email in a year.

Launched in collaboration with Cyber Peace Foundation, the pilot programme will enable trainees to differentiate between credible and questionable information.

The training will be conducted in vernacular languages.

6. Indian Economy has grown 7.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017-18.
(Toda’s Current Affairs Questions 2nd June 2018)

India's GDP grew at the fastest pace in seven quarters at 7.7 per cent in January-March, retaining the fastest growing major economy tag on robust performance by manufacturing and service sectors as well as good farm output.

India's economic expansion at 7.7 per cent was significantly higher than China's 6.8 per cent in the January-March period.

However, the Indian economy on yearly basis grew at a four-year low of 6.7 per cent in 2017-18, down from 7.1 per cent in the previous fiscal. The previous low was recorded in 2013-14 at 6.4 per cent.

7. Kendrick Lamar has received the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music.
(Important Current Affairs Questions 2nd June 2018)

Kendrick Lamar received the Pulitzer Prize in music for his album “Damn.”  Lamar is the first rapper in history to be given the award.

President of Columbia University, Lee C. Bollinger, showered Lamar's hip-hop opus with an abundance or praise, dubbing the project a "virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life."

8. Kailash Satyarthi has got 'Santokbaa Humanitarian' award.
(Top 10 Current Affairs Questions 2nd June 2018)

On his maiden day-long visit to diamond city Surat, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday presented the 'Santokbaa Humanitarian Award' to two noted personalities.

Child rights activist and Noble Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and space scientist A S Kiran Kumar, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), were given 'Santokbaa Humanitarian Award' in the presence of the Gujarat Governor, O P Kohli, and Chief Minister, Vijay Rupani.

The award, instituted by Shree Ramkrishna Knowledge Foundaton (SRKKF) and led by diamond baron Govind Dholakia, includes a trophy and a prize money of Rs 1 crore each to the awardees.

9. Rajnath Singh has launched online Analytical tool to monitor foreign contributions by various organizations under FCRA.
(Today's Important Current Affairs Quiz 2nd May 2018)

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched an online analytical tool to facilitate closer monitoring of the flow and utilisation of foreign contributions received by various organisations registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act.

The web-based tool enables decision-makers in various Departments of Government to scrutinise sourceof foreign funds and their actual use in India. Home Ministry, in a statement said, it gives them capacity to take data-driven and evidence-based decisions regarding the compliance of the provisions of the FCRA, 2010.

10. Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated 1st IAF Commanders Conference.
(2nd June 2018 Current Affairs Questions)

The First biannual Indian Air Force Commanders’ Conference was inaugurated by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at Air Headquarters in New Delhi. Minister of State for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa were among those who were present at the conference.

The Exercise ‘Gagan Shakti’ was mentioned as the landmark exercise for IAF. The IAF has opened up several of its airfields for civil aircraft operations for the scheme. The two-day conference discussed operational, maintenance and administrative takeaways identified during the Exercise and the way ahead.
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