Weekly Current Affairs June 2018- Week I

Appointments

  • The Airtel Payments Bank has appointed former ICICI Bank senior executive Anubrata Biswas as its Managing Director and CEO.
  • Pankaj Saran Appointed as Deputy National Security Advisor.
  • Giuseppe Conte was sworn in as Prime Minister of Italy’s new populist government.
  • Amit Khare assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
  • Paraguay gets first interim woman President Alicia Pucheta.
  • Justice R.K. Agrawal has been appointed as the President of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC).
  • Sudha Balakrishnan Appointed 1st CFO of RBI.
  • Former Pakistan Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk was appointed as the interim Prime Minister of the country.

Honour, Awards and Ranks

  • The Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve Management Committee (SBVCR) of Arunachal Pradesh was awarded the India Biodiversity Award, 2018.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the Padma Shri award, to former Singaporean diplomat Tommy Koh.
  • Kendrick Lamar received the Pulitzer Prize in music for his album “Damn.”.
  • Kailash Satyarthi gets 'Santokbaa Humanitarian' Award.
  • Vijay Goel Confers FICCI Smart Policing Awards 2018.
  • Yuvraj Singh Awarded 'Most Inspiring Icon of the Year for Social Welfare'.
  • Kerala Cartoonist Thomas Antony Wins International Award.
  • Virat Kohli has emerged as the International Cricketer of the Year at the CEAT Cricket Rating awards.


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