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June 04, 2013

Daily Current Affairs - 1st June 2013


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  • The United States on Saturday offered to host a meeting with Southeast Asian defense ministers in Hawaii next year, stepping up its efforts to counter growing Chinese influence in the region.
  • More than 1,000 people were killed in violence in Iraq in May, making it the deadliest month since the sectarian slaughter of 2006-07, the United Nations said on Saturday, as fears mounted of a return to civil war.
  • Pakistan Indus Water Commission team visits J&K to inspect projects being undertaken by India over Indus basin rivers.
  • 5.5-magnitude quake struck in remote area off the Solomon Islands.
  • Six rockets fired from Syria hit Lebanon's eastern Bekaa region on Saturday, causing no casualties, in the latest spillover from the more than two-year long conflict in Lebanon's larger neighbour, a security source said.
  • Fourteen years after his last stint as a parliamentarian, Prime Minister-designate Nawaz Sharif on Saturday returned to Pakistan's National Assembly, taking oath with other lawmakers in the first democratic transition of power in the country's 66-year history.

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  • Manipur Home Minister Gaikhangam on Saturday appealed the JACILPS to withdraw its agitation to press for implementation of Inner Line Permit system for restricting entry into the state and said the matter has been taken up with the Centre.
  • Kerala has reported the season's first death due to H1N1 virus ahead of the onset of southwest monsoon as various types of viral fever spread in the state, including a large number of dengue cases.
  • With an eye on poll, and an apparent attempt to reach out to minorities, the UPA Government has announced to set up five universities with as much as 50 percent reservation for religious minorities. 
  • India and Nepal to exchange information to combat terrorism, curb human and drug trafficking and smuggling of notes across border.
  • Parks and memorials built during the previous Mayawati regime will be opened to the poor for holding marriage and other ceremonies free of cost, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Saturday.
  • UPA Co-ordination Committee meeting to be held on Monday to discuss Food Security Bill.
  • A CRPF jawan was killed in an encounter with Naxals in Dhantari district of Chhattisgarh today.
  • Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI(M)today criticised the latest hike in fuel prices, accusing the Centre of not being concerned about the common man.
  • The first all-women bank wholly-owned by Government is expected to start operations from November 2013 through six branches.To make all-women bank a reality by October, the Finance Ministry has approached the Reserve Bank for clearance to set up the country’s first such bank.
  • Andhra Pradesh Health Minister D L Ravindra Reddy, who had been a vocal critic of various schemes launched by Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, was sacked from the cabinet on Saturday night.
  • Nagaland  government awards honours 51 students for achieving top positions in 2013 school and university examination.
  • A BJP MLA was chargesheeted along with four others by a local court today in a case of bank loot 14 years ago.Satish Chandra Dubey is the BJP MLA from Narkatiaganj in West Champaran district.
  • Noting that recent cases of crimes against women have shaken the nation's conscience, President Pranab Mukherjee today advocated inculcation of ancient values in young minds so that these social evils can be checked.
  • Congress MLA Harish Dhami was today released on bail by a court in Didihat after having spent 15 days in jail in connection with a case relating to his alleged role in a clash between two groups in 2007.
  • Against the backdrop of scams such as the VVIP chopper deal, a new defence procurement policy came into force today which aims at enhancing transparency and probity in military purchases and gives first right of refusal to Indian vendors to promote indigenous industry.

  • Bookie Ashwini Aggrawal, known as ‘Tinku Mandi’, who was brought here from Delhi in connection with the IPL spot-fixing case, was on Saturday remanded in police custody by a local court here till June 6.
  • Sutirtha Mukherjee wins gold medal while boys settle for silver in the team championship of the TT Slovak Junior Open at Senec, Slovakia.
  • RajeevShukla resigns as Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman. Says, I took the decision to quit in view of the recent controversies.
  • Basketball Federation of India to host South Asian Basketball Association men's qualifying round at Thyagaraj Indoor Stadium from June 2-4.
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  1. ma'am clear my doubt u have stated that pakistan PM yousouf raza gilani but the acting PM is Mir Hazar Khan Khoso/....

    1. Its a typing mistake of our moderator Shakthi. COrrected now... Thanks for pointing out the mistake.


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