Current Affairs – June, 2019

Admiral Karambir Singh is 24th Chief of Indian Navy

Admiral Karambir Singh assumes charge as the new Chief of Indian Navy. With this appointment he now becomes 24th Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS). Key Highlights He took charge from outgoing Admiral Sunil Lanba, who stepped down upon his superannuation on 31 May 2019. Term: The tenure of a Service Chief is three years Read More…

Puerto Williams: World’s Southernmost City

Puerto Williams in Chile has become world’s southernmost city after its status upgraded from hamlet to city. It took over the title from Ushuaia in Argentina which was world’s southernmost city till recently. About Puerto Williams (or Port Williams) It is a growing hamlet on remote southern tip of South American continent. The Chilean authorities Read More…

31 May: World No Tobacco Day observed

On May 31 every year the World Health Organization (WHO) and its global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). Theme for year 2019 was ‘tobacco and lung health’. About World No Tobacco Day Objective: The annual campaign seeks to create awareness about harmful and deadly effects of tobacco consumption and second-hand (passive) smoke exposure Read More…