JUNE – 21
v Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya, has been selected as 100th Smart City of India
v The Punjab Government has launched a smartphone application ‘i-Hariyali’, which aims to inspire people to plant more saplings to save the environment from pollution.
v The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
v The 7th edition of India Minerals and Metals forum was inaugurated in New Delhi
The 19th all India Conference of Directors of Finger Prints Bureaux 2018
v Inaugurated by Hansraj Gangaram Ahir , the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, in Hyderabad
Guinness World Record
v In the 4th edition of International Yoga Day (IYD-2018), the Guinness World Record (GWR) for largest number of people performing yoga at one place at the same time has been set up in Kota, Rajasthan.
‘India Smart Cities Award’
v Under ‘India Smart Cities Award’ 2018, Surat Smart City has been selected for ‘City Award’ for showing great momentum in implementation of projects especially in the categories of urban environment, transport and mobility and sustainable integrated development
Recipients of the Prime Minister’s award
v Vishwas Mandalik (from Nasik) and The Yoga Institute (in Mumbai) have been selected as recipients of the Prime Minister’s award for outstanding contribution for promotion and development of yoga for the year 2018
v June 19 - The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.
v 2018 Theme “The Plight and Rights of Children Born of War”