20 June 2018 Current Affairs
7th OPEC International seminar
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will host the 7th OPEC International Seminar at the Imperial Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria. The theme of the Seminar is ‘Petroleum – cooperation for a sustainable future’.
Mehbooba Mufti resigns as J&K CM
Jammu & Kashmir’s Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti submitted her resignation to the Governor after BJP announced to pull out of an alliance with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The reason for the pullout was failure to control the situation in the state and meet its promises.
Anukreethy Vas Crowned Femina Miss India 2018
Anukreethy Vas, a 19-year-old Tamil Nadu college student, has been crowned Femina Miss India 2018 in a grand ceremony in Mumbai hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Ayushmann Kurrana.
Jeff Bezos becomes richest man in the world
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos becomes the richest man in the world with a net worth of USD 141.9 billion according to the Forbes world’s billionaire list. Bezos beat the principal founder of Microsoft Corp.
Kannan appointed as ICICI Prudential’s MD and CEO
The private lender ICICI Bank has appointed N.S. Kannan as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company.
India-Greece business forum meeting
On the occasion of the official visit of the President of the Republic of India to Athens, a Business Forum the ‘Greece-India Business Forum’ was organized in Athens
World’s most Powerful Supercomputer unveiled
US scientists have unveiled the world’s most powerful and smart scientific supercomputer that can complete over 200,000 trillion calculations per second. The supercomputer will provide unprecedented computing power for research in energy, advanced materials and artificial intelligence.
Pradeep Parameswaran as new President of India & South Asia
U.S. based ride hailing firm Uber has appointed Pradeep Parameswaran as new President of India and South Asia. This comes after Amit Jain was elevated to head the Asia Pacific region for Uber in May this year.
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