Current Affairs Quiz – June 9 & 10 2019
Under which scheme Rs.6,000 per year is given to Farmers?
Central Government notified a decision to extend the benefit of Rs.6,000 per year under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme to all 14.5 crore farmers in the country, irrespective of the size of their landholding.
Main event of International Yoga Day celebrations to be held in which City?
The main event of International Day of Yoga 2019 celebrations will be held at Prabhat Tara in Ranchi on 21st of this month. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the main function. Jharkhand government has planned to celebrate the day in grand manner by organising a week-long programme starting June 15.
Which metro completes five years of operation recently?
The Mumbai metro completed five years of operation. The present metro line connects Versova western part of the metropolis to Ghatkopar in the central line.
Which Country adopts "National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031"?
The UAE Cabinet adopted the National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 during its meeting at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi. One of the most important initiatives is the development of the first ‘National Wellbeing Observatory’ to support the policymaking process
Imports from Pakistan to India has declined by how much per cent?
Imports from Pakistan to India has declined by 92 per cent to 2.84 million US dollars in March this year after imposition of 200 per cent customs duties on all products following Pulwama terror attack.
G20 nations meet held in which city?
India pitched for promoting micro, small and medium enterprises, MSMEs in developing countries as they are important for employment and income generation. This was emphasised by Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal at G20 nations meet in Japanese city Tsukuba.
Which Country agreed to sign free trade deal with UK ahead of Brexit?
South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union in late October. The deal includes keeping zero-tariffs on South Korean exports such as auto parts and automobiles.
When was the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) initially founded?
World athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, is to rebrand as World Athletics. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) was initially founded in 1912 as the International Amateur Athletic Federation. The body, currently presided over by Britain’s two-time Olympic 1500m gold medallist Sebastian Coe. The new brand identity will begin its rollout in October after the world championships in Doha and following congress’ approval of the change to the federation’s legal name.
Who won the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix?
Lewis Hamilton secured a record-breaking seventh win at the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel was penalised for dangerous driving.
Who won the French Open Men's Singles title for the 12th time?
In Tennis, world number two Rafael Nadal has lifted the French Open Men’s Singles title for the 12th time. Nadal, the Spaniard defeated Austrian Dominic Thiem to win at the Roland Garros for the third straight year.