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26 June 2016- National News Daily Current Affairs Updates
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☀ The state of Emergency was declared in India 25th June in the year 1975, on orders of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi citing internal threat to national security. It lasted for 21 months, then PM Gandhi got the power to create laws without getting approvals from legislative assemblies. Various politicians and activists were arrested and censorship on the press was imposed during the period.
☀ Supersonic cruise missile system BrahMos has been successfully integrated with the Sukhoi-30MKI frontline strike fighter of the Indian Air Force for an air-launched flight test programme. A final test-firing of the BrahMos from the Sukhoi-30MKI remains to be conducted, post which the IAF will become the first in the world with a supersonic cruise missile system.
International News Important Current Affairs Updates – 26 June 2016
The following exampariksha listing of international news has important todays current affairs which you must know as an aspirant for exams conducted by UPSC, SSC CGL 2016 and State PSCs.
☀ According to Pentagon officials, the United States will lift the ban on openly transgender persons serving in the military starting next month. A study has earlier estimated that 15,000 transgender people served in the US military.
☀ China announced that it has stopped a “communication mechanism” with Taiwan as the latter has not “acknowledged the 1992 consensus” and “One-China principle”. Chinese officials suspect newly-elected Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will push for formal independence, even as they insist she recognises the ‘1992 consensus’, under which Chinese and Taiwanese officials in 1992 agreed there is one China.
☀ South African Indian-origin lawyer Yasmin Sooka has been appointed as the Cairman of three member UN commission (committee) to monitor the human rights situation in South Sudan. The committee was constituted by the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) resolution 31/20 which was adopted by consensus, the 47-member body.
Economics News Today’s Current Affairs Updates – 26 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 first Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is being held in Beijing. The Theme of the meeting was: “the Partnership for Infrastructure Development“.
- The meeting connects finance and development professionals to exchange ideas on Asian infrastructure development and regional connectivity.
☀ Bangladesh has become one of the first countries to have secured a loan from the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. It will get $165 million for a power distribution system upgrade and expansion project. The other 3 countries to get a loan are Pakistan, Indonesia and Takjikistan.
☀ Ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Britain’s credit outlook to “negative” from “stable” following the country’s decision to exit the European Union in the referendum.
☀ The central government has extended the ban on the import of milk and milk products from China for another year till June 2017. This ban first imposed in 2008, has been extended every year since. The ban was reportedly implemented following apprehensions that milk consignments from China contained melamine, which is a toxic chemical used in making fertilisers and plastics.
26 June 2016 – Todays Current Affairs Updates Sports News
The following important todays current affairs about sports news are relevant from exam point of view.
☀ Former Indian cricketer Lalchand Rajput has been made the Head coach of the Afghanistan national cricket team, taking over from former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq, who had vacated the post in April 2016.
☀ Shooter Jitu Rai clinched the silver medal in 10-metre air pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup held in Baku, Azerbaijan. This is his sixth World Cup medal, and second this year, after a gold medal win in Bangkok.
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