6 July 2016 – Important Current Affair Today PDF

///6 July 2016 – Important Current Affair Today PDF

All Important current affair for today that can be asked by examiners in current GK questions to check how informed you are are listed below. This is a sincere attempt by ExamPariksha team to cover all important topics to help our readers in interviews, exams or for staying up to date about general awareness issues.

National News Important Current Affair Updates – 6 July 2016

ExamPariksha publishes relevant fact based daily Current Affairs to cover all important happening and developments in the National sphere in this section.

☀  19 new Ministers of State has been inducted in the Union council of Ministers.

☀ Prakash Javadekar has been appointed the Human Resource Development Minister, replacing Smriti Irani from the post after the Union Cabinet reshuffle. Irani has now been shifted to the Ministry of Textiles.

  • Note that: Javadekar had been serving as the Minister of State (MoS) for Environment since May 2014.

☀ Arun Jaitley has been replaced by Venkaiah Naidu as the Information and Broadcasting Minister. He is also the incumbent Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation.

☀ Ananth Kumar has been given the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs. He replaces Venkaiah Naidu.

☀ Uttar Pradesh MP Anupriya Patel, has taken oath as the Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare, has become the youngest minister in PM Narendra Modi’s CabinetPreviously, Smriti Irani (then 38) was the Modi Cabinet’s youngest minister.

☀  The annual Rath Yatra (Chariot festival) commences in Puri, Odisha from 6th July 2016, and its return, Bahuda Yatra will fall on 15th July 2016. The Hindu festival involves devotees carrying chariots with idols of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and sister Subhadra to visit their aunt for nine days.

☀ Indian Cabinet has given ‘in-principle’ approval for setting up a Major port at Enayam near Colachel in Tamil Nadu.

☀  Noted scientist M V Dhekane has assumed the office of Director of ISRO Inertial Systems Unit (IISU), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Dhekane becomes the 7th director of IISU which functions under the Department of Space.

☀ The Assam government announced a 100-day plan for the development of agriculture, urban infrastructure, and veterinary sectors in the state. The plan includes issuing soil health cards to farmers, building cold storages, setting up e-tendering of seed distribution, and urban infrastructure development.

International Important Current Affair Updates – 6 July 2016

Questions about International Relations (IR) are often asked in interviews, written exams conducted by various recruiters. The following international news has important daily current affairs which you must know as an aspirant for exams conducted by UPSC and State PSCs.

☀NASA’s Jupiter mission, Juno spacecraft is deemed as the fastest human made object ever. Accelerated by Jupiter’s gravity, Juno’s top speed is estimated at 265,000 km/h relative to the earth. The all-time speed record was previously held by NASA’s Helios 1 and Helios 2 spacecraft, which was launched in the mid-1970s to study the sun.

Economics Important Current Affairs News Today – 6 July 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.

☀ The National mineral exploration policy has been unveiled to adopt comprehensive exploration of non fuel and non coal mineral resources. 

  • This new policy aims to bring together best of knowledge and experience, modern technology, trained manpower and financial resources on a collaborative platform.
  • Space technology would be used to check illegal mining by developing a mining surveillance system.
  • Objective is to set in motion a massive process for mineral exploration on the country that would give a major boost to the economy. 

☀ The cabinet has approved the extension of interest subvention on crop loans to farmers. It has also approved increase in foreign investment from current approved level of 62% to 74% of total paidup share capital of Axis Bank.

6 July 2016 – Important Current Affair Updates Sports News

The following important current affairs about sports news are relevant from exam point of view. Questions might appear in upcoming exams:

☀ In the on-going Wimbledon tournament, the pair of Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza will face Babos and Shvedova in women’s doubles Quarterfinals.


☀ Noel Neill, the first actress to play Superman’s girlfriend, ‘Lois Lane’ on the big screen, has passed away at 95 years. Her first appearance as Superman’s love interest was in 1948’s movie serial, ‘Superman’. She has received the Golden Boot Award in the year 2004. She also has a life-size statue of her as ‘Lois Lane’ in Metropolis, Illinois.


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