Important Current Affairs Questions of the Day: 4th June

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Timothy Pereira passed away recently. He was a _____________.
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Who: Former footballer Timothy Pereira
What: passed away
When: published on 1st June 2018

Timothy Pereira, former football international who represented Tata FC, passed away after a prolonged illness.

Pereira was 75.

He is survived by his wife, daughter and two sons, according to local football sources.

He was the brother-in-law of hockey Olympian Joaquim Carvalho.

Pereira first played for Goan sports and State Bank before joining Tata SC and played along with other Tata stalwarts like Hafeez, Johar Dad, Marto Gracias, Tony Martin and Babu Narayan.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.indiatvnews.com/sports/soccer-ex-footballer-timothy-pereira-dead-445014
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India has successfully test-fired SFDR Propulsion Based Missile. What is the full form of SFCR?
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Who: India
What: carried out the flight test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) propulsion based missile  
When: published on 31st May 2018

Making a breakthrough in missile technology, India successfully carried out the flight test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) propulsion based missile.

The technology demonstrator flight test was conducted from the Launch Centre-III of Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/india-successfully-test-fires-sfdr-propulsion-based-missile/articleshow/64405795.cms
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What is India’s rank on Childhood Index?
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Who: India
What: ranks 113 among 175 countries with regards to where childhood is threatened as a result of poor health, malnutrition, exclusion from education, child labour, and child marriage
When: published on 3rd June 2018

According to a Save the Children’s "End of Childhood Index 2018”, India ranks 113 among 175 countries with regards to where childhood is threatened as a result of poor health, malnutrition, exclusion from education, child labour, and child marriage. The child marriages in India have come down to 15.2% from 21.1% in 2017.

India jumped three positions up from 116 last year with improvement in India’s overall score by 14 points from 754 to 768 on a scale of 1000. Singapore and Slovenia are placed at the top sharing the first place in the index and Niger figures at the end of the list at 175.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/india-improves-its-childhood-index-global-ranking-118053100673_1.html
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Which of the following countries has recently launched a new Earth observation satellite 'the Gaofen-6'?
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Who: China
What: launched a new Earth observation satellite 'the Gaofen-6'
When: published on 3rd June 2018

China has successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite which will be mainly used in agricultural resources research and disaster monitoring, official media reported.

The Gaofen-6 satellite was launched on a Long March-2D rocket at 12:13pm (local time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China.

A scientific experiment satellite named Luojia-1 was sent into space at the same time.

It was the 276th mission of the Long March rocket series, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/china-successfully-launches-new-earth-observation-satellite/articleshow/64427852.cms
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According to a study by Swiss investment bank UBS, employees of which of the following cities work the longest hours in the world?
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Who: Employees in Mumbai
What: work the longest hours in the world
When: published on 3rd June 2018

An average employee in Mumbai works 3,315 hours a year - the most across the world. That’s according to the findings of a study by Swiss investment bank UBS.

As part of its Price And Earnings 2018 report, UBS assessed 77 cities around the world on a number of parameters including average annual working hours.

It turns out that employees in Mumbai, Hanoi, Mexico City, New Delhi and Bogota worked the most number of hours in a year. In comparison, employees in cities like Helsinki, Moscow, Copenhagen, Paris, Rome and Lagos worked the fewest hours.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/2018/06/02/mumbaikars-work-the-longest-hours-in-the-world-shows-ubs-study
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Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers: 4th  June, 2018

1. National Thermal Power Corporation has adopted Hyderabad's Charminar to develop it under Swachh Bharat mission.
(Latest Current Affairs Quiz 4th June 2018)

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), which is presently looking at developing and maintaining Hyderabad's iconic Charminar, has now 'adopted' the monument under the Centre's Swachh Iconic Places Projects of India.

The scheme is a drive under the central government's Swachh Bharat Mission, and the NTPC and the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the issue.

2. India has test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Long Range Ballistic Missile Agni-5.
(Daily Current GK Updates 4th June 2018)

India has successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Long Range Ballistic Missile Agni-5, which has a strike range of 5,000 km, off the Odisha coast.

The surface-to-surface missile was launched with the help of a mobile launcher from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Dr Abdul Kalam Island in the Bay of Bengal.

This was the sixth trial of the state-of-the-art Agni-5. The missile covered its full distance during the trial which was a total success.

3. Saudi Arabia has established a separate ministry for culture.
(Daily Current Affairs pdf 4th June 2018)

King Salman of Saudi Arabia issued a number of royal decrees on June 2, including establishing a separate Ministry of Culture, naming several deputies to existing ministers and reshuffling the ministers of labor and Islamic affairs, Al Arabiya reported.

The decrees also established some new environmental protections on some nature reserve areas.

4. ONGC has incurred a loss of Rs.4000 crore as the government mandated price for fuel was less than the cost of production.
(Current Affairs Questions 4th June 2018)

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) logged a Rs. 4,000 crore loss on natural gas output in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, as the government mandated price for the fuel was less than the cost of production.

ONGC produces about 75% of India’s natural gas output.

5. International passengers buying goods at airport 'duty-free' shops will be subjected to GST.
(Current Affairs 4th June 2018 Quiz)

According to recent news, international passengers buying goods at airport 'duty-free' shops will not be subject to GST and the revenue department will soon clarify on this exemption.

Following an order passed in March by the New Delhi bench of the Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR) stating that GST would be leviable on sale of goods from 'duty-free' shops at airports, the revenue department had received a number of representations seeking clarification on the issue.

6. Employees in Mumbai work the longest hours in the world.
(Today’s Current Affairs Questions 4th June 2018)

An average employee in Mumbai works 3,315 hours a year - the most across the world. That’s according to the findings of a study by Swiss investment bank UBS.

As part of its Price And Earnings 2018 report, UBS assessed 77 cities around the world on a number of parameters including average annual working hours.

It turns out that employees in Mumbai, Hanoi, Mexico City, New Delhi and Bogota worked the most number of hours in a year. In comparison, employees in cities like Helsinki, Moscow, Copenhagen, Paris, Rome and Lagos worked the fewest hours.

7. China launched a new Earth observation satellite 'the Gaofen-6'.
(4th June 2018 GK Current Affairs Quiz)

China has successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite which will be mainly used in agricultural resources research and disaster monitoring, official media reported.

The Gaofen-6 satellite was launched on a Long March-2D rocket at 12:13pm (local time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China.

A scientific experiment satellite named Luojia-1 was sent into space at the same time.

It was the 276th mission of the Long March rocket series, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

8. India ranks 113 among 175 countries with regards to where childhood is threatened as a result of poor health, malnutrition, exclusion from education, child labour, and child marriage.
(Daily Current Affairs Capsule 4th June 2018)

According to a Save the Children’s "End of Childhood Index 2018”, India ranks 113 among 175 countries with regards to where childhood is threatened as a result of poor health, malnutrition, exclusion from education, child labour, and child marriage. The child marriages in India have come down to 15.2% from 21.1% in 2017.

India jumped three positions up from 116 last year with improvement in India’s overall score by 14 points from 754 to 768 on a scale of 1000. Singapore and Slovenia are placed at the top sharing the first place in the index and Niger figures at the end of the list at 175.

9. India carried out the flight test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) propulsion based missile.
(Current Affairs and Latest GK Quiz 4th June 2018)

Making a breakthrough in missile technology, India successfully carried out the flight test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) propulsion based missile.

The technology demonstrator flight test was conducted from the Launch Centre-III of Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha.

10. Former footballer Timothy Pereira passed away.
(Important Current Affairs Questions 4th June 2018)

Timothy Pereira, former football international who represented Tata FC, passed away after a prolonged illness.

Pereira was 75.

He is survived by his wife, daughter and two sons, according to local football sources.

He was the brother-in-law of hockey Olympian Joaquim Carvalho.

Pereira first played for Goan sports and State Bank before joining Tata SC and played along with other Tata stalwarts like Hafeez, Johar Dad, Marto Gracias, Tony Martin and Babu Narayan.
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