Daily Current Affairs 18th June 2017
Atal Pension Yojana: Pensioners can now subscribe digitally for APY through [email protected]
In a bid to give a major push to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative, the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) of India has now introduced [email protected] to benefit pensioners across the nation. Pensioners can now subscribe for Atal Pension Yojana through “[email protected]”, which involves a complete digital enrolment process hassle free.
Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram Celebrates 100 Years
Sabarmati Ashram, which served as epicentre of the country’s freedom struggle during Mahatma Gandhi stay there, celebrated its centenary on June 18 2017.
- Mahatma Gandhi lived in the ashram, situated on the banks of Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad along with his wife Kasturba from 1917 and 1930.
K Srikanth lifts Indonesia Open
India’s K Srikanth has lifted the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton title by defeating Japanese qualifier Kazumasa Sakai.
Pakistan beat India to lift Champions Trophy
Pakistan has thrashed India by 180 runs to win the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 cricket tournament held in London.
- This was the first ever Champions Trophy title for Pakistan.
Harry Potter’s actor Sam Beazley passes away
British Actor Sam Beazley, who played Professor Everard in ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix‘, has passed away.