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Current Affairs of 19 June 2018

Keshav Kishore, Published On:19-Jun-2018

 1.        Ivan Duque is new President of Colombia

·    After a long and divisive campaign which was often centered on a controversial peace process with leftist rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Colombia elected Ivan Du

·    He will be youngest President till date as he will sworn-in for the highest post of the country at 42 years of age.

·    The South American Country’s capital is in Bogota and the currency of Colombia is Colombian Peso.


2.        Roger Federer: Mercedes Cup winner

·     Milos Raonic of Canada was defeated by Roger Federer in Mercedes Cup 2018.

·   The 20 Grand Slam winner Federer will now play Halle Open.

·   He became number 1 in the world tennis ranking by defeating Nick Kyrgios in the semi-final.


3.         North East Small Finance Bank

·       The first small finance bank of north-east India named as North East small Finance Bank (NESFB) has recently started its service.

·     The Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi (North East) got nod of RBI in March 2017 for small finance bank.

·   The bank was launched by Finance minister of Assam Hemant Bishwa Sharma and Ratan Tata.


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