02 June 2018 Current Affairs
Vijay Goel Confers FICCI Smart Policing Awards 2018
Statistics and Programme Implementation Minister Vijay Goel conferred FICCI Smart Policing Awards 2018 to police officials of central armed police force and states police in New Delhi.
Amit Khare assumes charge as I&B Secretary
An IAS officer Amit Khare assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting on superannuation of Narendra Kumar Sinha.
PM Modi gives Padma Shri award to Tommy Koh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the Padma Shri award, India’s fourth highest civilian awards, to former Singaporean diplomat Tommy Koh.
Giuseppe Conte Sworn in as Italian PM
Giuseppe Conte was sworn in as prime minister of Italy’s new populist government. Conte, an academic and political novice, will head a government of ministers from the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the far-right League Party.
FC Pune City appointed Brazilian Paqueta as head coach
Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Pune City appointed Brazilian Marcos Paqueta as their head coach. He also guided the team of Saudi Arabia in 2006 World cup.
US Pacific Command renamed as US Indo-Pacific Command
The United States has renamed its oldest and largest military command – the Pacific Command – to Indo-Pacific Command, in a largely symbolic move to signal India’s importance to the US military.
Ex Footballer Timothy Pereira dead
Timothy Pereira former football player passed away after a long term illness in Mumbai. He was 75 years old. He represented the Tata Football Club. He first played for Goan sports & State Bank. He played for India in 1967-68.
India improves its childhood index global ranking
India has been placed at 113th position in the list of 175 countries in “End of Childhood Index 2018” indexed by global child rights group, Save the Children.