Important Current Affairs June 5 2018 – One liner

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Current Affairs – June 5, 2018 – One Liner

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June 5 – World Environment Day 2018

Theme – ‘Beat plastic pollution’

  • The Purushothapatnam Lift Irrigation Project (PLIP) to cater to the irrigation and drinking water needs of East Godavari, Visakhapatnam and part of North Andhra region.
  • Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the Uttar Pradesh’s first-of-its-kind Integrated Traffic Management System (ITMS) and said the hi-tech will help police in regulating traffic and punishing habitual traffic offenders.
  • The Tamilnadu government announced a ban on manufacture, sales, storage and usage of disposable plastic across State with effective from January 1, 2019.
  • The Union government launched biodegradable sanitary napkins to mark World Environment Day on 05.06.2018 in Bengaluru.
  • Chandrabhaga in Odisha to be Asia’s first ‘Blue Flag’ beach for maintaining cleanliness and environment standards.
  • The Reserve Bank of India launched Financial Literacy Week across the country with customer protection as its main theme.
  • Ministry of AYUSH developing a Yoga protocol for 40 Plus women in consultation with Indian Menopause Society held in New Delhi.
  • Rishikesh and Haridwar are known as the ‘Capital of Yoga’.
  • The Eleventh edition of GeoIntelligence Asia 2018 organised by GeoSpatial Media and Communication at New Delhi.
  • Padma Shri Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu creates history by conquering the peak for the seventh time in Everest Expedition.
  • The KUSUM (Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan) will be implemented in July to promote the use of solar power among farmers.
  • Under this scheme farmers would be provided with solar water pumps.
  • Ministry of Railways PSU IRCTC launched its trial run of environment friendly bagasse based food packaging on 8 select Shatabdis and Rajdhanis originating from New Delhi.
  • Dhiraj Ram Krishna – National Gopal Ratna award [For ‘upkeep of the best dairy animals of indigenous breeds’]
  • K.Jain – Deputy Governor of RBI
  • Cornelis Vrieswijk – New chief executive officer of GoAir
  • Pippa Harris – New chair of British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)
  • Tommy Thomas – New attorney general of Malaysia [The first minority to hold the post in 55 years]
  • Omar al-Razzaz – Prime Minister of Jordan

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