02nd June 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1. Telangana celebrated its statehood Day on 02nd June.
2. The India Met Department (IMD) launched two “very high resolution” Ensemble Prediction Systems, to generate ten-day probabilistic weather forecasts.
3. A former Pakistani Chief Justice was sworn in as the caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan.
4. Giuseppe Conte sworn in as new prime minister of Italy.
5. Pedro Sanchez was sworn in as Spain’s new Prime Minister.
6.M Venkatesh took over as the Managing Director & CEO of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL).
7. India has signed the Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) in Nursing with Singapore. This is the first MRA being signed by India with any of our FTA partners.
8. Odisha government launched a health insurance scheme for working journalists in the state.
9. National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) in association with Yes Bank organised a cleanliness drive at Kalindi Kunj ghat on river Yamuna in New Delhi.
10. The government today set up an executive committee (EC) under the chairpersonship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “spread Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy” among the people at the national and international level.
11. The Andhra Pradesh government launched a Zero Based Natural Farming (ZBNF) scale-out scheme, aimed at benefitting around six million farmers by 2024.
12. China has successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite ‘Gaofen-6’, on a Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China.