14 June Current Affairs

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  • 2003 Dolly the sheep is put to death
  • 1876 The telephone is patented
  • 2005 Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri is assassinated



  • British Finance Minister Sajid Javid quits 1 month before Annual Budget. Javid, 50, is a former high-flying banker who moved into politics, serving as interior minister before replacing Philip Hammond as chancellor of the exchequer in July last year.



  • Bottled drinking water in Kerala to cost Rs 13 a litre. The government decided to regulate the price of bottled water after receiving widespread complaints from the public about its exorbitant price of ?20 in the state.



  • Bharti Airtel second most valuable mobile operator in emerging Asia. At its current market capitalisation of around $41 billion, Airtel is behind China Mobile whose valuation is $175 billion.
  • SoftBank reports near-total wipeout of $100bn Vision Fund. The back-to-back losses highlight the inherent risk in Son's strategy of betting big on untested startups.



  • Opening Ceremony Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR-2020. The fifth edition of Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR-2020 between India and United Kingdom Army commenced today at Salisbury Plains, United Kingdom.



  • Manpreet Singh becomes first Indian to win FIH Men's Player of the Year. Manpreet Singh won the award ahead of Belgium’s Arthur van Doren and Lucas Vila of Argentina, who finished second and third respectively.