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by V Gomala Devi | Updated Jun 18, 2022

Top Current Affairs Of The Day: 18 June 2022
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Japan Participates In Nato Summit For The 1st Time

Fumio Kishida, Japanese Prime Minister, will attend this month’s NATO summit in Madrid, becoming the country’s 1st leader to join a top meeting of the transatlantic alliance.

Highlights:

  • Fumio Kishida, Japanese Prime Minister, will attend this month’s NATO summit in Madrid, becoming the country’s 1st leader to join a top meeting of the transatlantic alliance. 

  • The June 28-30 meeting is seen as a crunch moment for the 30 North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies, 4 months into Russia’s war in Ukraine.

  • Japan has given defensive supplies to Ukraine and set tough sanctions on Russia in tandem with the other Group of 7 countries.

  • Finland and Sweden have applied to join NATO and are sending delegations to the summit, and South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol will also be the 1st leader from his country to attend.

For Agniveers, Govt Establishes A 10% Quota

Following opposition to the Agnipath plan, the Centre informed a 10% reservation for Agniveers in the Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles recruitment.

Highlights:

  • Following opposition to the Agnipath plan, the Centre informed a 10% reservation for Agniveers in the Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles recruitment. 

  • The Ministry of Home Affairs decided to grant a 3-year age relaxation to Agniveers in the CAPFs and Assam Rifles between the ages of 17.5 and 21. 

  • The initial class of recruits will be offered a 5-year extension on the maximum age limit.

  • Previously, the Agnipath short-term recruitment strategy for the armed forces was announced by the Centre. The plan, which was intended to be a reformative step, tries to infuse more fresh blood into the 3 services.

Ministerial Meeting On GST Rationalisation Was Unable To Achieve Agreement

According to insiders, a GoM working on GST rate rationalisation failed to reach an agreement as some members were opposed to modifications to tax slabs and rates.

Highlights:

  • According to insiders, a GoM working on GST rate rationalisation failed to reach an agreement as some members were opposed to modifications to tax slabs and rates.

  • They said that the Group of Ministers would provide a status report to the GST Council on the consensus arrived at the Group of Ministers’ previous meeting on November 20, 2021.

  • The GST Council is chaired by Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. 

  • The council will meet in Srinagar on June 28 and 29.

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