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19 June 2016- National News Daily Current Affairs Updates
Todays 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.
☀ A WHO team is investigating in Uttar Pradesh a suspected case of polio in a six-year-old in Balrampur district. This suspected case of polio comes on the back of a wild polio-virus strain being found in a drain in Hyderabad earlier this week.
☀ The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) released the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) 2016. The policy’s mission is :
- to provide safe, secure, affordable and sustainable air travel for passengers
- air transportation of cargo with access to various parts of India and the world.
☀ In Himachal Pradesh, the Shimla Municipal Corporation has set up a Garment Bank in the state run Kamla Nehru Hospital for new born babies. This unique garment bank would help those needy people who remained unable to purchase new cloths for their new born babies. Note that: This is the first such garment bank in the country.
☀ Three women flight cadets, Bhawana Kanth, Avani Chatuvedi and Mohana Singh, have made history after being commissioned as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force for the first time ever.
☀ Former cricketer and former BJP MP Chetan Chauhan has been named the Chairman of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).
☀ According to a report by software security group Kaspersky, India ranks 4th in the list of hacked servers available for sale on xDedic, an underground marketplace for compromised servers.
International News Important Current Affairs Updates – 19 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.
☀ Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena have jointly inaugurated the Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna through video-conferencing from Delhi. Note that: India has helped Lanka renovate the stadium, which was not in use since 1997, by investing ₹7 crore in it.
☀ Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has visited world famous Mahabodhi temple at Bodh Gaya in Bihar.
☀ Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, along with her South Korean counterpart Joo Hyunghwan, has launched Korea Plus, a platform to promote and facilitate Korean investments in India.
- This will include supporting Korean enterprises entering India for the first time and looking into issues faced by Korean companies doing business in India.
☀ President Pranab Mukherjee returned home after a 6 day visit to Ghana, Ivory Coast and Namibia where he met top leaders of these countries and inked important agreements for the country.
☀US based private space transport service company SpaceX successfully launched two commercial satellites — EUTELSAT 117 West B and ABS-2A. This mission was SpaceX’s second dual-satellite launch.
☀ An Egypt court sentenced ousted President Mohamed Morsi to life imprisonment for spying for Qatar.
Economics News Today’s Current Affairs Updates – 19 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 Madras High Court has ruled that banks can recover money from a person’s savings bank account if the debtor fails to settle the loan dues despite reminders. The court has observed this while dismissing a petition seeking to restrain a nationalised bank from recovering farm loan dues from a person’s pension amount in the savings account.
☀ Raghuram Rajan announced that he will not continue as the RBI Governor and will return to academia after his term ends on September 4.
19 June 2016 – Todays Current Affairs Updates Sports News
The following important todays current affairs about sports news are relevant from exam point of view.
☀ Mohun Bagan announced that it will honour country’s only Dronacharya football coach Syed Nayeemuddin with the Mohun Bagan Ratna award.
☀ Noted theatre personality and popular yesteryear Odia film actress Manimala Devi(86) has passed away. She was among the first generation artistes in the state.
☀ Former Maharashtra Director General of Police Suryakant Jog (90) has passed away. He was the DGP of the state from 1985 to 1987.
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