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Who among the following has recently set a new world record on the way to winning a gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany?
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Who: Saurabh Chaudhary
What: has set a new world record on the way to winning a gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany
When: published on 26th June 2018

Sixteen-year-old Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary set a new world record on the way to winning a gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.

Saurabh shot a total of 243.7 in the 10m air pistol event in the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation tournament.

Saurabh, who earned the eighth gold medal for India in the prestigious meet, ended the eight-man final with a score of 243.7 after 24 shots, 4.1 points clear of Korean shooter Lim Hojin (239.6), who won the silver.

Chinese Wang Zhehao walked away with the bronze medal with a total score of 218.7.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/shooting/saurabh-chaudhary-sets-junior-world-record-and-strikes-gold-at-junior-shooting-world-cup/articleshow/64751496.cms
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Who: Senior bureaucrat S Ramesh
What: has been appointed as chairman of the Central Board of Excise and Customs
When: published on 27th June 2018

Senior bureaucrat S Ramesh has been appointed as chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), the apex policy-making body for indirect taxes, according to an official order.

He will succeed Vanaja N Sarna, who superannuates on June 30.

Ramesh, a 1981 batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), is at present the member in the board, mandated with the responsibility of implementing the Goods and Services Tax.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.freepressjournal.in/business/s-ramesh-appointed-as-cbic-chairman/1305321
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Who among the following has recently resigned as Pakistan’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Lt Gen?
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Who: Nasser Khan Janjua
What: has resigned as Pakistan’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Lt Gen
When: published on 27th June 2018

Pakistan’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Lt Gen (retd.) Nasser Khan Janjua resigned on Wednesday, amid reports that he had differences with caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk.

Lt. Gen. (retd.) Janjua’s resignation was accepted by Mr. Mulk, according to a notification issued by the Cabinet Division.

The former chief of Southern Command was appointed as NSA during ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s tenure in October 2015 with a status of Minister of State. He had replaced Sartaj Aziz, who was holding dual posts as Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs as well as NSA.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/pakistan-nsa-nasser-khan-janjua-quits-amid-reports-of-rift-with-caretaker-pm/article24271327.ece
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Who among the following will be awarded the World Food Prize?
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Who: Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro
What: will be awarded the World Food Prize
When: published on 25th June 2018

The World Food Prize will be awarded this year to two men who have dedicated their careers to improving the availability of nutritious food for pregnant women and children in an effort to reduce the effects of malnutrition in developing countries.

Lawrence Haddad, who is a British economist and food policy researcher, and Dr. David Nabarro, who has worked with the World Health Organization and United Nations on health and hunger issues, were named the 2018 prize recipients in a ceremony Monday at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.thestar.com/life/2018/06/25/economist-lawrence-haddad-dr-david-nabarro-awarded-world-food-prize.html
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Which edition of India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission was recently held in Australia?
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Who: 15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission
What: was held in Australia
When: published on 26th June 2018

The 15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) was held on 25thJune 2018, in Canberra, Australia.  The meeting was jointly chaired by Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu and Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo.

The JMC took place after a gap of 4 years in a very warm and cordial atmosphere. The Ministers discussed at length on ways to increase two-way investment flows between the two countries. In this regard, both sides agreed to have greater collaboration between Austrade,the Australian Trade and Investment Commissionand Invest-India,which is the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of India.

The talks culminated in the signing of an MoU between Austrade and Invest-India in order to facilitate bilateral investment flows.In Canberra, the Commerce Minister called on the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcom Turnbull. He also had extensive bilateral meetings with the Treasurer, Government of Australia, Scott Morrison, David Littleproud, Australian Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop. All the meetings were very cordial wherematters of mutual interest were discussed.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.5dariyanews.com/news/234485-15th-India-Australia-Joint-Ministerial-Commission-held-in-Australia
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1. M. Venkaiah Naidu has launched the book “Human Rights, Values and Cultural Ethos”.
(28th June 2018 Current Affairs Questions)

M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India has recently launched the book “Human Rights, Values and Cultural Ethos” on 26-06-2018.

The thrust of the book is on the connection between human rights and the intrinsic and core human values which in turn manifest in the cultural ethos of a society.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been the basis for the formulation of many provisions in the Constitutions of many countries around the world including India.  Over the last seven decades, there has been a tremendous proliferation of laws in all countries with focus on rights of human beings.

2. UAE is going to hold first-ever 'World Tolerance Summit'.
(Latest Current Affairs File 28th June 2018)

The United Arab of Emirates (UAE) will host a two-day "World Tolerance Summit" in November.

The International Institute for Tolerance, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced the launch from November 15-16 to coincide with the International Day of Tolerance.

With its theme, "Prospering From Pluralism: Embracing Diversity through Innovation and Collaboration", the summit will host a large gathering of 1,000 government leaders, key personalities from the private and public sectors, youth representatives, social leaders, social influencers and the international diplomatic community.

3. Odisha government has decided to raise the health cover from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 7 lakh under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) for women.
(June 28, 2018 Current Affairs in Short)

Minutes after a woman from Malkangiri requested the chief minister Naveen Patnaik to enhance amount in health assurance scheme, he increased health assistance for women under Biju Swasthya Kalyana Yojana from Rs 5 lakh up to Rs 7 lakh.

The CM was interacting with people of Malkangiri district through video conferencing during the Ama Goan Ama Bikash programme where Mamta Padiami, a 25-year old tribal woman from Kalimela block gave him this proposal.

4. Maharashtra government has formed study committee for floating solar power plant.
(Objective Current Affairs Questions 2018, June 28)

The Maharashtra government has set up a committee to study issues related to the development of a 1,000-MW floating solar power plant at Ujani dam in Solapur district.

Among other things, the committee will study the environmental impact of the project and monitor the month-wise water level of the dam.

Ujani, located in Madha taluka of Solapur, around 300 kms from Mumbai, is among the largest dams in Maharashtra.

5. World’s Largest Multilateral Naval Exercise “RIMPAC” has begun off Hawaii.
(Top Current Affairs Quiz 28th June 2018)

The world's largest multilateral naval exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) has begun off Hawaii in the Western Pacific Ocean.
The two-month long biennial exercise is likely to be attended by navies of 26 countries including India.

Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri has already reached the Pearl Harbour in Hawaii to participate in the 26th edition of RIMPAC exercise.

6. 15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission was held in Australia.
(Top 10 Current Affairs Questions 28th June 2018)

The 15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) was held on 25thJune 2018, in Canberra, Australia.  The meeting was jointly chaired by Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu and Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo.

The JMC took place after a gap of 4 years in a very warm and cordial atmosphere. The Ministers discussed at length on ways to increase two-way investment flows between the two countries. In this regard, both sides agreed to have greater collaboration between Austrade,the Australian Trade and Investment Commissionand Invest-India,which is the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of India.

The talks culminated in the signing of an MoU between Austrade and Invest-India in order to facilitate bilateral investment flows.In Canberra, the Commerce Minister called on the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcom Turnbull. He also had extensive bilateral meetings with the Treasurer, Government of Australia, Scott Morrison, David Littleproud, Australian Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop. All the meetings were very cordial wherematters of mutual interest were discussed.

7. Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro will be awarded the World Food Prize.
(Top 10 Current Affairs MCQs 28th June 2018)

The World Food Prize will be awarded this year to two men who have dedicated their careers to improving the availability of nutritious food for pregnant women and children in an effort to reduce the effects of malnutrition in developing countries.

Lawrence Haddad, who is a British economist and food policy researcher, and Dr. David Nabarro, who has worked with the World Health Organization and United Nations on health and hunger issues, were named the 2018 prize recipients in a ceremony Monday at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington.

8. Nasser Khan Janjua has resigned as Pakistan’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Lt Gen.
(Today’s Current Affairs Questions 28th June 2018)

Pakistan’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Lt Gen (retd.) Nasser Khan Janjua resigned on Wednesday, amid reports that he had differences with caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk.

Lt. Gen. (retd.) Janjua’s resignation was accepted by Mr. Mulk, according to a notification issued by the Cabinet Division.

The former chief of Southern Command was appointed as NSA during ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s tenure in October 2015 with a status of Minister of State. He had replaced Sartaj Aziz, who was holding dual posts as Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs as well as NSA.

9. Senior bureaucrat S Ramesh has been appointed as chairman of the Central Board of Excise and Customs.
(Most Important Current Affairs Questions 28th June 2018)

Senior bureaucrat S Ramesh has been appointed as chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), the apex policy-making body for indirect taxes, according to an official order.

He will succeed Vanaja N Sarna, who superannuates on June 30.

Ramesh, a 1981 batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), is at present the member in the board, mandated with the responsibility of implementing the Goods and Services Tax.

10. Saurabh Chaudhary has set a new world record on the way to winning a gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.
(Important Current Affairs Questions 28th June 2018)

Sixteen-year-old Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary set a new world record on the way to winning a gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.

Saurabh shot a total of 243.7 in the 10m air pistol event in the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation tournament.

Saurabh, who earned the eighth gold medal for India in the prestigious meet, ended the eight-man final with a score of 243.7 after 24 shots, 4.1 points clear of Korean shooter Lim Hojin (239.6), who won the silver.

Chinese Wang Zhehao walked away with the bronze medal with a total score of 218.7.
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