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24 June Current Affairs

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

 

  • 1963 Lee Harvey Oswald shot
  • 1877 Black Beauty is published
  • 1971 Hijacking of Northwest Orient Airline 305

 

NATIONAL

 

  • BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis sworn in as CM of Maharashtra; NCP’s Ajit Pawar as Deputy CM
  • Poonch Link Up Day celebrated by Indian Army on Nov 23
  • 50th Conference of Governors and Lt. Governors being organised at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi from Nov 22 to 23
  • ‘Destination North East’ festival being held in Varanasi from Nov 23 to 26
  • Veteran actor Shaukat Kaifi dies in Mumbai at the age of 91
  • 5% families in rural areas and 97.5% in cities used ‘improved drinking water’ during July-December 2018 from sources including tube wells, tankers and piped supply.

 

ECONOMY

 

  • Global Bio-India Summit 2019 organised in New Delhi by the Department of Biotechnology, Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC),CII, Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE) and Invest India
  • All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) signs MoU with Western Sydney University for collaboration in research
  • The urban unemployment rate fell to 9.3% during January-March 2019 from 9.8% in April-June 2018.
  • Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR) for all ages is estimated as 36% in the urban areas during January-March 2019 as compared to 35.6% during April- June 2018.

 

SPORTS

 

  • Madhya Pradesh: Sportspersons will get 5% reservation in government jobs
  • India’s Fouaad Mirza secures an Olympic quota in men’s Equestrian

 

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