CURRENT AFFAIRS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE

CURRENT AFFAIRS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE

1.Stephen Hawking  space flight next year
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking(71) said his  aim is to go join British tycoon Richard Branson on a space flight in 2014

2.Earthquake in North India
On 1 May 2013, an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale shook Jammu & Kashmir and many other parts of north India, including the national capital.

3.US, India and Japan hold trilateral cooperation talks
On May 2 ,India, the United States and Japan held their fourth trilateral dialogue at the State Department in Washington, exchanging views on a wide range of regional and global issues of mutual interest.

4. .Mobile subscribers largest in Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu

6.Japan – UAE signed Nuclear Agreement

7.Meghalaya Woman Scientist Jenita Mary Gets ISRO Award

9.Amazonian Countries Signed Strengthen Regional Cooperation Agreement(Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam and Ecuador)

10.Aamir Atlas Khan won the Asian Squash individual championship

11.Vamsi Vakulabharanam Won Prestigious Amartya Sen Award,This award newly instituted this year by the Indian Council for Social Sciences Research (ICSSR).

13.Finland Top Ranked in World To Be a Mother

14.Congress Won in Karnataka Assembly Elections

17.On 10 May Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Union Law Minister of India Ashwani Kumar resigned from their posts.

18.Kapil Sibal gets additional charge of Law & C.P. Joshi gets Railway

20.Fernando Alonso of Spain won the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona

21.Prime Minister of China, Li Keqiang to visit India from May 19-21

22.The famous Bollywood photographer Jagadis Mali died

24.‘Einstein’s Planet’ Discovered With Help Of General Relativity Theory

25.Scientists used a  Einstein’s special theory of relativity to discover new planet ouside of our solar sysem.

26.UN General Assembly Approved Syria Resolution

28.In France now onwords allow same-sex couples to marry

29.Bill Gates is the Richest Person in the world

30.Indian Police Unit in Congo Gets UN medal

31.5.9 earthquake strikes Japan off Fukushima coast

32.45th Indian Labour Conference Held in New Delhi

33. The IAF’s premier Academy located at Dundigal, Hyderabad on 31 May 2013 inducted basic trainer aircraft Pilatus PC 7 MKII  from Pilatus, Switzerland.
34. India,Thailand signed Extradition Treaty nearly after Two Decades of Negotiations
35. Integrated Action Plan (IAP), a specially conceived development programme for the worst Naxal-affected districts
36. UNESCO declared Nicobar Islands as World Biosphere Reserve:- Biosphere reserves are sites established by countries and recognized under UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme to promote sustainable development based on local community efforts and sound science. nine of them are now located in India.
37. PM Manmohan Singh re-elected to Rajya Sabha from Assam for the Fifth Time
38. Peter Higgs, Francois Englert received Award for God Particle Discovery
Physicist Peter Higgs and Francois Englert won the 2013 Prince of Asturias Award
39. Rituparno Ghosh, National Award Winning Filmmaker died at the age of 49
Ghosh came into limelight by his direction of a children's film Hirer Angti in year 1994. His film Unishe April won national award winner in 1995.Some of his famous films include Dahan, Asukh, Chokher Bali, Raincoat, Bariwali, Antarmahal and Noukadubi.He had won the Best Director National Award for Abohomanin year 2012. His directional debut was Hirer Angti (The diamond ring).
40.MP Government announced Special Relief Package for Omkareshwar Project
The Omkareshwar Multipurpose Project is proposed across river Narmada
41.India, USA and Australia joined Hands to develop Climate-resilient Crops
42.BCCI constituted 3-Man Probe Panel to probe IPL Betting
The committee consisting of Former Judge of the Karnataka and Tamil Nadu High Courts Justice T. Jayaram Chouta, Former Judge of the Tamil Nadu High Court Justice R Balasubramanian, and Secretary of BCCI Sanjay Jagdale.

43.V. Narayanasamy inaugurated ISRO Navigation Centre (INC) at Byalalu, about 40 km from Bangalore
44.Indian Telecom Sector Became the Second Largest Telephone Network in the World
45.Union Defence Minister AK Antony dedicated New Air Force Station at Thanjavur to Nation
46.World Hunger Day was observed on 28 May 2013
47.Chile and Argentina Issued Red Alert in Wake of Copahue Volcano Eruption
48.66th Cannes Film Festival: Blue is the Warmest Colour won Prestigious Palme d'Or award
49.Australia ranked as the World's Happiest Developed Nation
50.President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai was on two days Visit to India from 20-22 May 2013
51.European Union lifted Arms Embargo on Syrian Rebels
52.Valuemart Gold and Jewels Launched Gold Coins with Sachin Tendulkar’s Face and Signature
53.Congress Party Convoy Attacked by Maoists at Dharba Valley in Chhattisgarh
Among the injured was former central Minister and senior Congress leader V.C. Shukla. The Maoists triggered the blasts with heavy Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on the road. The Maoists abducted Chhattisgarh Congress president Nand Kumar Patel along with his son. During the firing, Mahendra Karma, the Senior Congress leader and former leader of opposition as well as the former legislator Uday Mudaliar were killed.
54.Mumbai Indians Defeated Chennai Super Kings in Final to Lift its First IPL Trophy
55.Vyas Samman for 2011 and 2012 were conferred to Prof. Ramdarash Mishra and Dr Narendra Kohli for their works Aam ke Patte and Na Bhooto Na Bhavishyati.
56.Dan Brown’s book Inferno irked Authorities of Manila
57.Indian National Defence University to be Established at Binola, Gurgaon
58.Union Cabinet of India Approved to Classify Malayalam as the Classical Language
59.A New Variety of Mango was named Nirbhaya after Delhi Rape Victim
60.Yuichiro Miura,  Japanese Mountaineer Became Oldest Man to Climb Mount Everest
61.Mangalore University and BARC Signed MoU for Collaborative Research on Radioactivity
62.Pratibha Ray Conferred With the 47th Jnanpith Award for the Year 2011.Pratibha Ray was born in Alabol, a village in Jagatsingpur district of Odisha.
63.Preeti Beniwal won gold in 2013 Senior National Women's Boxing Championship
64.American Writer Lydia Davis won 2013 Man Booker International Prize. The Man Booker International Prize recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction

65.The Chief Minister of Kerala, Oommen Chandy won United Nation's Public Service Award for his Mass Contact Programme
66. Election Commission of India and National Literacy Mission   signed an MoU on Electoral Literacy
67.Scientists discovered that Vitamin C kills Tuberculosis (TB)
68.The Pakistani activist, Malala Yousafzai (15) was selected for UNA-USA's Global Leadership Award called Champion for Global Change Award for 2013.
69.Shashi Kant Sharma Appointed as the New Comptroller & Auditor General of India
70.Arunima Sinha became the First Indian Amputee to Scale Mt Everest
71.2014 Declared As the Friendship Year to Promote Understanding between India and China
72.Nunshi and Tashi Malik, two Indians from Dehrahdun became first twins to scale Mount Everest
73.45th Session of the Indian Labour Conference Concluded in New Delhi
74.France became the 14th Country in the World to legalise Gay Marriage
75.ISRO has planned to launch GSLV D5 from  Sriharikota in July 2013 to place communication satellite GSAT-14 in orbit.
76.Union Cabinet Gave its Nod for Establishment of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission
77.Lausanne Talks succeeded to devise Roadmap to bring India Back to Olympic Fold

78. Rajasthan Royals cricketers Shreesanth, Ajit Chadila and Ankeet Chavan arrested for their alleged involvement in spot fixing in the 6th edition of the IPL.
79.The Cyclonic Storm MAHASEN formed over Bay of Bengal
80.Siddaramaiah sworn-in as the 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka
81.National Technology Day was Observed on 11 May 2013
82. Year 2013 as Water Conservation Year 2013 was approved by the Union Cabinet of India
83.Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Lifetime Achievement to Veteran Actor Pran
84.Alex Ferguson announced retirement as Manchester United Manager
85.Brazil's Roberto Azevedo appointed Head of World Trade Organization
86.Sanaullah Ranjay, the Pakistani Prisoner died at PGI Chandigarh.
87.Lok Sabha Speaker unveiled Statue of N T Rama Rao in Parliament
88.Sex-Superbug named H041 can be more dangerous than AIDS virus because of its aggressive nature. It was first reported in Japan in 2011.
89.Uttar Pradesh accounted for Largest Number of Mobile Subscribers in India
90.The Supreme Court of India directed that the Kudankulam nuclear plant situated in Tamil Nadu could start its operations now.
91.India and China pulled back their troops from the stand off point at Daulat Beg Oldi sector in Ladakh
92.Environment Ministry of India Decided to Put a Ban on the Trade of Peacock Feathers
93.India's rising shuttler PV Sindhu on won her maiden Grand Prix Gold title  Malaysia Open women's final.
94.A young Indian biologist, Dr. Aparajita Datta was honoured with the Whitley award, also known as Green Oscar, in London on 2 May 2013.
95.On 3 May 2013, Indian cinema completed exactly 100 years with the release of two films- Bombay Talkies and Shootout at Wadala.
96.Sarabjit Singh, the Indian national and a death row prisoner in the Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail died on 2 May 2013 at the Lahore's Jinnah hospital.
97.World Press Freedom Day is celebrated across the world on 3 May 2013. The theme for World Press Freedom Day 2013 is Safe to Speak.
98.Haryana won the Third Hockey India Senior Women National Championship
99. Abdul Hamid was sworn in as Bangladesh President to replace Zillur Rahman
100.Vice President of India Released a Book Titled an Ardent Patriot – Dinesh Goswami
101.President of India Inaugurated the 14 Mega Watt Solar Power Project at Deoghar



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