Daily Current Affairs One line news – June 26, 2019 !!

🍀 The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister set up a Beekeeping Development Committee under the Chairmanship of Bibek Debroy to identify ways of advancing beekeeping in India. 🍀 Amarnathji Shrine Board introduces new mobile-based application – ‘Shri Amarnathji Yatra’ for Yatris To enable pilgrims intending to undertake Shri Amarnathji Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board has introduced a new mobile-based application for Yatris.

🍀 A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed between the Ministry of Shipping and IIT, Kharagpur for setting up the Centre for Inland and Coastal Maritime Technology. 

🍀 India has won the unanimous support of all countries in the 55-member Asia-Pacific Group at the United Nations in support of its bid for a non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council (UNSC) for a two-year term in 2021-22.

🍀 The Indian Air Force (IAF) will participate in a bilateral exercise with the French Air Force called exercise, Garuda-VI, from July 1-12.

🍀 San Francisco has become the first major US city to effectively ban the sale and manufacture of electronic cigarettes.

🍀 The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension of Amitabh Kant’s tenure as the CEO of NITI Ayog beyond June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.

🍀 Amazon India Senior Vice-President and Country Head Amit Agarwal has been appointed as the new chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).

🍀 The government named chiefs of two top intelligence agencies of the country appointing Samant Kumar Goel as the head of foreign intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), and Arvind Kumar as the Director of Intelligence Bureau, internal intelligence agency.🍀 The report on Food & Nutrition Security (FNS) Analysis of India developed by UN (United Nations) World Food Programme in partnership with Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) stated that 31.4% of Indian children under five years will still be stunted by 2022.

🍀 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh released  the rankings of police stations for the year 2018, Kalu police station earned the top rank for its facilities such as drinking water, wi-fi servers, women help desk and recreational activities for police personnel. It covered 15,666 police stations.

🍀 Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs was named in 100 Most Influential in UK-India Relations: Celebrating Women list. 

🍀 The 22 year old Girish A. Koushik of Mysore, Karnataka became India’s 63rd Grandmaster (GM) at the 37thBalaton International Chess Festival in Hungary.

🍀 The United Nations observe 26 June as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The theme of 2019 is ‘Health for Justice. Justice for Health’.

🍀 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture was observed all over the world on June 26.

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