21 June 2016 – Daily Current Affairs Updates PDF

///21 June 2016 – Daily Current Affairs Updates PDF

Daily Current Affairs 2016 are listed here in a sincere attempt to cover all important topics for staying updated from today’s current affairs 2016.

21 June 2016- National News Daily Current Affairs Updates

Daily current affairs are being published by ExamPariksha.com covering relevant fact based daily important news. To include all important happening and developments in the National sphere in this section.

☀ The Assam Government has launched a unique initiative ‘Maitree Ek Gyan Yatra’ to link primary schools to high schools to colleges. The programme aims to change the mindset of the teachers, as teachers of a school considered it below their dignity to teach the lower level students.

☀ Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released postage stamps on Surya Namaskara to mark the 2nd International Yoga Day to be celebrated on June 21. The stamps, of ₹5 and ₹25, depict the 12 ‘asanas’ that constitute the Surya Namaskara.

☀ Public sector aerospace and defence major Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)has unveiled indigenous Basic Trainer Aircraft (BTA) HTT-40 in Bengaluru.

☀ The Himachal Pradesh government has launched a ₹640 crore project for Skill Dvelopment under which multipurpose training centres will be set up in the rural areas. The training will be given by both government and private associations in tourism, agriculture and banking sectors, among others.. It will be accessible to all people aged between 16-49, including BPL families.

International News Important Current Affairs Updates – 21 June 2016

The following exampariksha listing of international news has important daily current affairs which you must know as an aspirant for exams conducted by UPSC, SSC CGL 2016 and State PSCs.

☀ 20th June has been observed as the World Refugee Day by the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. The Theme of the year 2016 : “We Stand Together With Refugee”.

☀ Chinese supercomputer Sunway Taihu Light, built at a cost of around $270 million (approximately ₹1,820 crore), has topped the list of the world’s fastest computers. It is 3 times faster than the previous record-holder Tianhe-2 and is almost 5 times faster than the quickest US computing system.

☀ The ‘Panama Papers’ investigation, which revealed details of offshore entities owned by people across the world, has won the Investigation of the Year award for the year 2016. This award was presented at the Global Editors Network summit in Vienna. This investigation was a collaboration of over 100 media organisations, with Indian Express being the Indian partner.

☀ French firm Cooltech Applications has launched the world’s first commercially available magnetic refrigeration system. It achieves refrigeration by passing a water coolant through magnetocaloric materials undergoing repeated magnetization-demagnetization cycles. This system works without any refrigerant gas, making it more environmentally efficient than conventional refrigerators.

Economics News Daily Current Affairs Updates – 21 June 2016

The following economics current news update has all important economy news for exams. These will also help in developing a better understanding of Economy. We hope this collection on exampariksha.com helps you in increasing your financial awareness.

☀ The government has announced a new Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) to sell its shares in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and other private companies, as part of its ₹56,500 crore disinvestment target for the 2016-17 fiscal year. ETFs are investment vehicles which hold assets like stocks or bonds and are traded on a stock exchange.

☀ Israel has approved additional funds of $18 million for construction of settlements in the West Bank. Though these settlements in the West Bank are considered illegal according to international law and the United States and the European Union have called for their construction to be halted.

21 June 2016 – Todays Current Affairs Updates Sports News

The following important todays current affairs about sports news are relevant from exam point of view.

☀ Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg (Germany) has won the 2016 European Grand Prix of Formula One race.

☀ 49 year old Japanese footballer Kazuyoshi Miura has broken his own record to become the oldest goalscorer in Japan’s football league. Miura is currently the world’s oldest active football player.

P.S. Usually examiners ask GA or current day to day GK questions in personal interviews and exams focusing on recent events to check how informed you are. We hope this compilation was useful for going through today’s important current events. Please share your comments with us. Have a Good Day!

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