Important Current Affairs 1st June 2018
1. Andhra Pradesh got its own symbols.
Neem – State Tree
Black Buck – State Animal
Rose-ringed parakeet – State Bird
Jasmine- State flower
2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched three Indian digital payment systems – RuPay, BHIM app and UPI by SBI at the ‘Business, Innovation and Community Event’ in Singapore. With this India’s RuPay Digital Payment was linked to NETS (Network for Electronic Transfers) of Singapore. Singapore Currency – Dollar
3. The Indian economy grew 7.7% in the fourth quarter of 2017-18 by Central Statistical Data.
4. Kendrick Lamar received the Pulitzer Prize in music for his album “Damn.” Lamar is the first rapper in history to be given the award.
5. President Ram Nath Kovind presented the ‘Santokbaa Humanitarian Award’ to Child rights activist and Noble Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and space scientist A S Kiran Kumar, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Surat, Gujarat.