June 2010 Current Affairs Monthly

Current Affairs June 2010: Read Important monthly current affairs and major events of June 2010 related to India (National) and World (International) for SSC, Banking PO, IBPS, Indian Railways, UPSC, RPSC, State PSC and other upcoming competitive Examinations. It covered all latest current affairs topics like Politics, Appointments, Sports and Players, Awards and Honours, Important Days, Obituaries, Reports, Business, Government Schemes, Education, Books and Authors, Economy, Science and Technology, Geography, Agreements, Conference and Entertainment.

Top Appointment Current Affairs
  • At least two Members of Parliament have been nominated to the National Advisory Council (NAC), which is a civil society monitoring body for government programmes.
  • Justice K Balakrishnan was appointed chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, three weeks after retiring as Chief Justice of India.
  • Union Minister Ambika Soni was re-nominated by the Congress from Punjab and All India Congress Committee general secretary Mohsina Kidwai from Chhattisgarh for the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha.
Top Awards Current Affairs
  • An Indian American science teacher is among the pedagogues nominated by US President Barack Obama as a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Top Collaboration Current Affairs
  • The Barack Obama administration has decided to object to a Sino-Pak civilian nuclear deal for establishing two atomic reactors in Pakistan, as it comes before the Nuclear Suppliers Group next week.
  • China vowed to take its military ties with Pakistan to a 'new high' and defended its nuclear cooperation with Islamabad to build two new reactors for the country.
  • India and Canada are set to sign a civil nuclear agreement that will allow New Delhi to secure uranium, nuclear equipment and technology to meet its energy needs during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit in Toronto for the upcoming G-20 Summit.
Top Incident Current Affairs
  • Even as the process of brining the two accused of Ajmer Dargah blast to Hyderabad for questioning in the Mecca Masjid blast case was continuing, the Central Bureau of Investigation has made some more headway in the three-year-old blast case.
  • In a fresh attack on Dalai Lama, a mouthpiece of the Chinese government criticised his call for greater autonomy for Tibet and questioned whether he was really qualified to speak for six million Tibetans.

Top India Current Affairs
  • The Indian embassy in the United States has launched its new website, which carries latest information, frequent updates and new netizen-friendly features that would help people to get quick acquaintances with the happening about India, but also Indo-US relationship.
Top Miscellaneous Current Affairs
  • The Group of Ministers on Bhopal gas tragedy is understood to have decided to recommend filing of a curative petition in the Supreme Court to fix criminal liability, seek extradition of former Union Carbide Corp CEO Warren Anderson and cleaning up the complex by burying the toxic waste
  • Strengthening of police cooperation will be high on agenda of the upcoming South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Home Ministers' conference during which India is expected to press for visible collaboration by member countries in the fight against terrorism.
  • Britain's new Prime Minister David Cameron, who heads the Conservative-Liberal Democrats coalition government, would visit India in July.
Top Obituary Current Affairs
  • Nobel Prize-winning Portuguese novelist Jose Saramago has died on the Canary island of Lanzarote where he lived, emerging reports said, quoting his Spanish publishers.The 1998 Nobel prize winner, whose novels are very popular in India, was 87.
  • Digvijay Singh, former Union minister and a sitting Lok Sabha member of Parliament, died in London following a brain hemorrhage. He was 55.Singh, who was minister of state for external affairs in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, had come to London along with the Commonwealth shooting team recently, when he suffered a heart attack.
  • US President Barack Obama has said that he has 'reset' the button of relationship with its Cold War adversary Russia, ties with which had dipped a new low during the previous Bush Administration.
Top Person Current Affairs
  • As the place where Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi began his famous experiments with truth, the Tolstoy Farm is a living example of his legacies that can give the present generation lessons in humanity.
  • Anamika Veeramani, 14, an eighth grader from Incarnate Word Academy in Parma Heights, Ohio won the National Spelling Bee.
  • David Davidar, chief executive officer of Penguin Canada, has quit the publishing company to return to his home country India, where he plans to pursue his 'successful writing career and other projects
  • Indian-American Nikki Haley is the favourite to win the run-off for the Republican party's nomination in South Carolina's gubernatorial race.
Top Politics Current Affairs
  • Desperate to acquire some political identity after being ousted from the Samajwadi Party, one-time high-profile leader Amar Singh has eventually pitched in with a bandwagon of small-time politicians, struggling with their respective demands for creation of smaller states.
  • Fifteen candidates in the recently concluded elections to the Rajya Sabha have pending criminal cases against them, of which six of them have serious charges, a report by the Association of Democaratic Reforms and National Election Watch has stated.
Top Technology Current Affairs
  • K Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, has said that India is preparing to launch its second moon mission Chandrayaan-II by 2013.'The Chandrayaan-II we are planning to have in the year 2013. By that time, we should have our GSLV (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle) flying with the Indigenous Cryogenic Engine Stage.
Top World Current Affairs
  • Israel will deport all 19 passengers and crew onboard the Rachel Corrie aid ship intercepted by its Navy while trying to breach the country's blockade of the Gaza Strip.
  • United Nations official over the use of unmanned drones to target militants in Pakistan's lawless tribal region and other troubled areas across the world, the US is now planning to use manned spy aircrafts in the 'war on terror.
  • The United States is home to about 1.6 million Indian origin people, making them the third-largest immigrant group in the country after Mexicans and Filipino.
  • China is all set to announce its intent to provide to Pakistan two nuclear-power reactors, according to a prominent American nuclear expert who said this would breach international protocol about the trade of nuclear equipment and material.
  • The US has identified North Korea as a 'criminal state' and said Pyongyang has to recognize that its going to have to change if it wants a different kind of relationship with America.
  • Home Ministers from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation nations discussed ways to strengthen police cooperation and other means to combat terrorism that has afflicted the region. The SAARC Interior Ministers' conference, attended by Home Minister P Chidambaram, also discussed proposals like maritime security and anti-piracy operations under the SAARC charter.
  • Even as the process of brining the two accused of Ajmer Dargah blast to Hyderabad for questioning in the Mecca Masjid blast case was continuing, the Central Bureau of Investigation has made some more headway in the three-year-old blast case.
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