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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 22 JUNE 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 22 JUNE 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      NSG PLENARY MEETING HELD IN JURMALA, LATVIA
i. The 28th Plenary Meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group was held in Jurmala, Latvia On 14th and 15th June 2018.
ii. The NSG plenary meeting was chaired by Ambassador Jānis Zlamets of Latvia.
iii. The NSG reviewed the developments since the last meeting in Bern in 2017. 

2.      GRAND FINALE OF THE FIRST HARDWARE EDITION OF SMART INDIA HACKATHON 2018
i. The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the 5 day Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2018 – Hardware edition through Video conferencing in New Delhi.
ii. Hardware edition is the first of its kind innovative initiative by Ministry of HRD to provide national platform to young technical minds of India to showcase their disruptive innovations and creative products which can bring out revolutionary changes in crucial sectors like agriculture, health, clean water, waste management, automotive, smart communication, and education.

3.      ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE AWARDED FOR ATAL PENSION YOJANA
i. Oriental Bank of Commerce has been awarded as the best public sector bank for Atal Pension Yojana for the year 2017-18.
ii. MoS for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla presented the awarded to Mukesh Kumar Jain, MD and CEO of the bank.


4.      4.SCHOOL CHALE HUM ABHIYAN 2018 LAUNCHED IN BHOPAL
i. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the ‘School Chale Hum Abhiyan 2018’ in Bhopal.
ii. The motive of this scheme is that no child should be deprived of schooling.
iii. Inaugurating the month long campaign on June 15, the minister encouraged students, teachers and parents to make it a success.

5.      PM MODI TO INAUGURATE 3RD AIIB MEETING IN MUMBAI
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank  in Mumbai.
ii. The theme for this year's meeting is "Mobilising Finance for Infrastructure: Innovation and Collaboration" that will see leaders from varied organizations and levels of government.

6.      PRESIDENT 3-NATION VISIT: ARRIVED IN CUBA
i. President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Cuba on the final leg of his three-nation tour to Greece, Suriname and Cuba.
ii. The President was escorted first to the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery where he witnessed Change of Guards ceremony. He then paid respects to Jose Marti Memorial. Jose Marti was Cuba’s legendary poet who led the 1895 Cuban revolution.

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