Daily Current Affairs One line news – June 21, 2019 !!

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🍀 The India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management (IIIDEM) (ECI) organized five day training programme on Use of Technology in Elections for Election Officials of Union Election Commission of Myanmar.
🍀 Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the Integrated Grievance Cell & Call Center for Pensioners set up by the Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare.

🍀 US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be in India from June 25-27 and hold talks with the leadership here to strengthen the strategic partnership.

🍀 A Standing Group of Secretaries (GoS)has been constituted under theChairmanship of Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), for ensuring inter-ministerial/inter-departmental coordination on resolving issues, cutting across Ministries and Departments of Government of India,related to e-Commerce. 

🍀 According to Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Fund of Funds for Startups have provided financial support to 249 startups in last 3 years.

🍀 Indiabulls Housing Finance announced that the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the proposed merger of the company with Lakshmi Vilas Bank.

🍀 New Zealand Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker announced Barbara Chapman has been appointed chair of the CEO Summit Committee for APEC 2021.🍀 Well-known Indian author Amish Tripathi has been named as the Director of the Nehru Centre in London for a period of four years.

🍀 Antonietta Rozzi of Italy, Japan Yoga Niketan, Swami Rajarshi Muni of Life Mission, Gujarat, and Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, are the recipients of the 2019 Prime Minister’s Award for outstanding contribution for promotion and development of Yoga.

🍀 The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM) has granted Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Kolhapuris, the ethnic leather chappal (footwear) to four districts in each state of Maharashtra and Karnataka.

🍀 Two Indian agencies – Dentsu Webchutney and FCB Ulka Delhi has won the four Bronze medal across three categories on the fourth day of Cannes Lions 2019.

🍀 The International Day of Yoga is being observed on 21st June every year. The theme for 2019 is Yoga for Climate Action.

🍀 The World Music Day is celebrated across the world on 21 June. The theme for 2019  is ‘Music at the intersection’.

🍀 World Hydrography Day is observed on 21th June every year. The theme for 2019 is “hydrographic information driving marine knowledge”.

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