Daily Current Affairs One line news – June 8, 2019 !!

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🍀 Union housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri has launched Swachh Survekshan 2020 League (SS League 2020) in New Delhi. 🍀 Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is leading the Indian delegation for the two-day G20 Ministerial meeting on Trade and Digital Economy beginning at Tsukuba city in Japan.

🍀 Thailand Parliament elected Prayuth Chan-ocha of Palang Pracharat party as Prime Minister for a second term. He defeated Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit.

🍀 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conferred with the Maldives’ highest honour “Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen” in the country. The prestigious award was presented to PM Modi by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih during a ceremony in Male.

🍀 The report on achievements of environment management of Indian Railways, “Environmental Sustainability Annual Report 2018-19”, stated that best-performing Production Unit in the field of the environment was awarded to Rail Wheel Factory, Yelahanka, Karnataka.🍀 Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel, sworn in as Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.

🍀 According to a recent survey by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), Business confidence index (BCI) of India Inc slipped 9.1 percent in the fourth quarter Q4 of the financial year 2018-19. Meanwhile, the Political Confidence Index (PCI) of businesses has increased by 12.1% on a quarterly basis in Q4.

🍀 According to American multinational banking firm, Goldman Sachs, India’s economic growth is estimated to rise to 7.2 percent in 2019-20. It will be driven by lower oil prices, political stability, and removal of infrastructure bottlenecks.

🍀 World Oceans Day is celebrated on 8th June every year, to raise awareness of the challenges humanity facing to protect the world’s ocean.