Current Affairs of June 14 2019

1. The chief of ISRO K Sivan has said India will set up its own space station in 7 years. The project would be an expansion of Gaganyan, India’s first manned mission slated for early 2022.

2. The cyclonic storm Vayu which was predicted to hit landfall between Dwarka and Veraval  deflected to northwestwards, parallel to the coast, and was headed in the direction of Oman.

3. Facebook has made its first equity investment in an Indian startup- Meesho, which connects re-sellers to manufacturersto sell goods via social-media platforms. Meesho is started by IIT-Delhi graduates Vidit Aatrey and Sanjeev Barnwal.

4. Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc names Laxman Narasimhan as global CEO .

5. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that his country will band single-use plastics from 2021.

6. National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed that Sri Lanka Easter blast mastermind linked to three Islamic State cases in India.

7. The ICC world cup cricket 2019 match between India and New Zealand has been postponed due to rain. Now India has 5 points from 3 while New Zealand has 7 points from 4.