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Daily GK update & current affairs For IBPS PO Exam : 10th June 2019
1. All States Can Now Constitute Foreigners Tribunals
i. The Ministry Of Home Affairs (MHA) has amended the Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964, and has empowered district magistrates in all States and Union Territories to set up tribunals to decide whether a person staying illegally in India is a foreigner or not.
ii. Earlier, the powers to constitute tribunals were vested only with the Centre. The amended Foreigners (Tribunal) Order, 2019 also empowers individuals to approach the Tribunals. These tribunals are quasi-judicial bodies, earlier unique to Assam.
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Union Home Minister: Amit Shah.
2. NCGG And Maldives Civil Services Commission Sign MOU
i. The National Center for Good Governance (NCGG), India’s leading civil services training institution, has entered into an MOU with the Maldives Civil Services Commission for capacity building of 1000 Maldives civil servants over the next 5 years.
ii. The agreement was signed during the visit of the Prime Minister of India to Male. The agreement envisages that NCGG will be the nodal institution for designing customised training modules and its implementation taking into account the requirements of the Civil Service Commission, Maldives.
Daily Current Affairs For IBPS PO Exam 2019:
Male is the capital of Maldives.
The Maldivian rufiyaa is the currency of the Maldives.
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is the current President of the Maldives.
3. Gopalaswami Named BCCI’s Electoral Officer For AGM
i. Former Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami has been appointed as an electoral officer for the BCCI’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held on October 22, 2019.
ii. The Committee of Administrators (CoA), which was appointed by the Supreme Court in January 2017 to oversee the sweeping reforms recommended by the Lodha panel, met at the BCCI headquarters to discuss the road map for the elections.
4. Military Government Chief Prayuth Chan-ocha Elected Thailand’s PM
i. Thailand’s new parliament has elected military government chief Prayuth Chan-ocha as the country’s prime minister. He received 500 votes to 244 for Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of the Future Forward Party.
ii. Prayuth’s appointment becomes official when it is endorsed by King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
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Thailand Capital: Bangkok, Currency: Baht.
5. Automobile Major Mahindra Wins Gold Award In South Africa
i. Automobile major Mahindra won the Gold Award in South Africa for fairing on various indicators, including level of satisfaction among its network of dealers and the manner of allocation of vehicles to them.
ii. Mahindra, which has been in South Africa for the past 16 years, received the award from the country’s National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA) which tests dealers’ satisfaction with the way a brand supports and communicates with them.
6. Yuvraj Singh Announces Retirement From International Cricket
i. Yuvraj Singh announced retirement from international cricket, ending a roller-coaster career during which he became the hero of India’s 2011 World Cup triumph and fought a gritty battle with cancer.
ii. The 37-year-old cricketer announced his decision in Mumbai. Yuvraj played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is for India. He put together 1900 runs in the longest format, and 8701 in the one-dayers, the format in which he enjoyed the most success.
7. French Open 2019 Concludes
i. The 2019 French Open (also known as Roland Garros) was a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 123rd edition of the French Open. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France.
ii. Rafael Nadal was the defending champion in the Men’s Singles and won his 12th French Open title. Ashleigh Barty of Australia won the Women’s Singles Category after defeating Marketa Vondrousova.
8. Lewis Hamilton Wins Canadian Grand Prix 2019
i. Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton secures a record-breaking seventh win at the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) was penalised for dangerous driving.
9. Noted Playwright, Actor and Filmmaker, Girish Karnad Passes Away
i. Noted actor, filmmaker and playwright Girish Karnad passed away. He was 81. He was a recipient of the 1998 Jnanpith Award, the highest literary honour conferred in India.
ii. He was also conferred the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, and had won several accolades for direction in Kannada cinema.
10. Comedy legend Crazy Mohan passed away
i. Tamil writer, comedian and actor, Crazy Mohan, who was also a Kalaimamani awardee, was known for his witty one-liners passed away in Chennai.
ii. Crazy Mohan’s first film was K Balachander’s Poikkal Kudhirai for which he wrote the dialogues.
Daily Current Affairs For SBI PO Exam 2019:
Kalaimamani Award: It is given by Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai Nataka Mandram for excellence in the field of art and literature