Page-22 of Current Affairs - June, 2019

Tennis Ranking: Naomi Osaka, Novak Djokovic continue as World No. 1

In the latest Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings Naomi Osaka of Japan’s and Novak Djokovic of Serbia continue to be as World Number 1. Key Highlights The latest ATP and WTA rankings were announced ahead of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships that is scheduled to take place at All England ..

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33rd Federation Cup Basketball Tournament 2019

At the 33rd Federation Cup Basketball Championship for Men and Women held over the past week in Gautam Buddha University in Greater Noida, Punjab Police and Eastern Railway won the men’s and women’s titles respectively. Key Highlights Punjab Police won the match by winning over Indian Army with 91-71. The bulk of scoring was done ..

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Lt Gen Faiz Hameed: appointed Pakistan’s new ISI chief

Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, was appointed by Pakistan military as the new Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the military-led powerful spy agency. Though by convention it is the Prime Minister of country who appoints ISI chief in consultation with Army chief per the Constitution, bout in reality it is the Army who decides who he ..

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Indian high commissioner visits Indo-Bangladesh Friendship Bridge 1

Riva Ganguli Das, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh visited the ongoing construction of the India-Bangladesh Friendship Bridge 1 (Feni Bridge) and land port (Ramgarh Land Port) in Khagrachhari, Bangladesh. Key Highlights Background: The Feni Bridge also known as Maitree Setu, is a bridge being constructed over Feni River started in 2017, and it is ..

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World Food India 2019 to be held in New Delhi

Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, recently announced that World Food India 2019 will be held at Vigyan Bhawan and Rajpath Lawns in New Delhi from 1st to 4th November 2019. Key Highlights The announcement was made while Smt. Kaur was chairing a meeting with various stakeholders of World Food India ..

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