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Current Affairs of 11 June 2018

Keshav Kishore, Published On:11-Jun-2018

  1. Rafael Nadal won 11th French Open Title

  • Rafael Nadal defeated Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem in the finach of French Open Men’s single title.

  • This is his 11th title in French Open and 17th Grand Slam in total.

  • The title in French Open, Australian Open, American Open and Wimbledon Open are considered as Grand Slams.

2. EPIC planet discovered by ISRO Scientist

  • Researchers from Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad has discovered a six-time bigger planet than earth and the planet revolves around the Sun-like star 600 light years away.

  • The combined set of planet and star is named as EPIC.

  • The name of the planet is EPIC 21194520 or K2-236b and name of the star is EPIC 211945201 or K2-236.

3. Eight states will implement ‘Ayushman Bharat’

  • The eight states which have signed a MoU with Union Health ministry to implement Ayushman Bharat: National Health Protection Scheme include Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir etc.

  • The scheme will ensure cashless and paperless access to service of health care costing up to Rs. 5 lakh per family for 10 crore vulnerable families in India targeting approx 50 crores.

  • Apart from 8 states four union territories including Chandigarh also signed MoU with Health Ministry.


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