Daily Current Affairs One line news – June 18, 2019 !!

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🍀 The Railways has signed an MoU with RailTel Enterprises Limited (REL), a wholly-owned subsidiary company of RailTel Corporation of India Ltd, to upgrade its signalling system on four busiest sections. 🍀 The Agartala airport is set to become the third international airport in the Northeast by the end of this year or by early 2020.

🍀 India has launched a pilot project to restore degraded forest landscapes in five states are Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Nagaland and Karnataka.

🍀 Indian Navy’s first Naval Air Squadron 550celebrated its Diamond Jubilee at naval base Kochi, after Completing 60 glorious years of yeoman service to the nation.

🍀 The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has decided to remove requirement of minimum educational qualification (class 8th pass) for transport vehicle drivers in country.

🍀 Unemployed youth having graduation or equivalent degree will be given unemployment allowance up to Rs 3,500 by the Rajasthan government.

🍀 The Himachal Pradesh government make it mandatory for trekkers to carry a GPS device to tackle any exigency.🍀 Facebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe, in a move that could potentially shake up the world’s banking system.

🍀 India is the second largest fish producing country in the world as it accounts for 6.3 per cent of the global fish production, a release by the Fisheries Department.

🍀 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has fined HDFC Bank Rs 1 crore for non-compliance with the central bank’s norms on ‘know your customer (KYC) / anti-money laundering (AML)’ and ‘reporting of frauds’.

🍀 According to the 26th edition of the UN(United Nations)population estimates and projection report, “World Population Prospects 2019” published by the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs states that  India is going to surpass China as the world’s most populous country by 2027.

🍀 The population of Indian-origin people in America grew by38 percent in seven years between 2010 and 2017, a South Asian advocacy group has said in its latest demographic report.

🍀 Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan endured the ignominy of becoming the most expensive bowler in World Cup history during their match against hosts England at Old Trafford.

🍀 Autistic Pride Day is being observed on 18th June every year.

🍀 Sustainable Gastronomy Day is celebrated around the world on 18th June.

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