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India Current Affairs : June 2016

India Current Affairs : June 2016

Our section of India Current Affairs is a section provided by TET Success Key to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the month June 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

1 June 2016
• IOC honours IOA chief N Ramachandran with Olympic Order
• Prime Minister releases National Disaster Management Plan to make India disaster resilient
• Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 comes into force
• TRAI launches DND Services Mobile Application to register complaints against pesky calls, SMSes
• Noted comedian Razak Khan passes away
• Rahul Johri assumes charge as first ever CEO of BCCI
• Union Cabinet approves Proposal for Extension of Corridor-1 of Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase-I
• Union Cabinet approves MoU between DGCA and French Civil Aviation Authority
• Sachin Tendulkar's name to be used in Kerala Government's Anti-Drug Campaign
• Union Cabinet approves setting up of India Post Payments Bank
• Constitution of National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal Notified
• CCEA approved Minimum Support Prices for Kharif Crops for 2016-17 Season
• Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves Mau-Tarighat Railway line project
• CR Sasikumar takes over as MD of State Bank of Travancore
2 June 2016
• India announces to Double Investment in Clean Energy Research in next five years
3 June 2016
• Tamil actor-director Balu Anand died
• P Dhanapal re-elected as Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Speaker
• P Sreeramakrishnan elected as Speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly
• Navin Agarwal appointed DG of National Anti-Doping Agency
• Asia's first Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme launched
• Nita Ambani becomes first Indian women to be nominated for International Olympic Committee
• ADB and Union Government signed Loan Agreement to upgrade 176 Km of roads in Jharkhand
• Gujarat Government unveiled IT and Electronics Start-up Policy 2016
4 June 2016
• Veteran actor Sulabha Deshpande passed away
• Assam Ease of Doing Business Bill, 2016 passed by State Assembly
• Odisha becomes first Indian state to give pension and food benefits to transgenders
• India becomes co-chair of Working Group on Maritime Situational Awareness under CGPCS
5 June 2016
• Manohar Aich, India’s first Mr Universe passes away
• Suresh Prabhu launches Tiger Trail Circuit Train on World Environment Day
• Rajiv Gauba Committee on Decongestion of Traffic in Delhi submitted report
• Gujarat Government unveiled IT and Electronics Start-up Policy 2016
• Rajasthan Government launches Mobile App RajVayu on Air Quality Index
• Himachal Pradesh becomes first state to launch green-concept based State Data Centre
6 June 2016
• V Narayanasamy sworn-in as Chief Minister of Puducherry
• Swachh Yug campaign to make gram panchayats along Ganga open defecation free
• Dia Mirza named Ambassador for Swachh Saathi programme
• Guwahati declares Gangetic River Dolphin as its ‘city animal’
• Delhi Government approves solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020
• Kulmeet Bawa appointed Adobe MD for South Asia
• Ashok Ganapathy appointed as Director of Airtel Business
7 June 2016
• Union Government launched Surya Mitra Mobile App
• Mirza Imtiyaz Judicial Commission constituted to probe Mathura violence
• Shahid Rasool takes charge as Director of Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia
• Lucknow to host Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2016
• Tintu Luka won silver at Josef Odlozil Memorial Athletics Meet in Prague
• India, ADB sign $120 mn loan pact for irrigation in Odisha
8 June 2016
• Indian Reserve Battalion to be named after Maharana Pratap
• Veteran Journalist KK Katyal passes away
• Union Government to introduce International Yoga Award Scheme
• Internet Saathi, Google and Tata’s joint-initiative, launched in West Bengal
• G Kalyanakrishnan took over as Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex
9 June 2016
• Union Government releases the Road Accidents in India 2015 Report
• PM Modi concluded five-nation tour to Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the USA and Mexico
• NRDC inks MoA with Andhra Pradesh government to establish smart agribusiness platform network
10 June 2016
• Union Railway Minister dedicates Champaran Satyagrah Express at Motihari
• Satya Pal Jain appointed as Law Commission member
• India Post launches logo and tagline design contest for India Post Payments Bank
11 June 2016
• Union Ministry of Civil Aviation proposes passenger centric amendments to CARs
• Veteran journalist Inder Malhotra passes away
12 June 2016
• Noted Playwright and Actor Achyut Lahkar passes away
• Saina Nehwal lifts Australian Open Super Series Badminton trophy
• Kishore Tiwari-headed Task Force on Farmers submitted its report to Maharashtra Government
13 June 2016
• RBI introduces Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets
• Renowned Hindi writer Mudrarakshasa passes away
• Ranu Langthasa appointed as first woman chairperson of NCHAC in Assam
• Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad takes charge of Chief Justice of Manipur HC
14 June 2016
• Jal Marg Vikas Project on river Ganga to enable commercial navigation
• Union Ministry of Railways signs JV Agreement with Odisha Government
• Union Government approves Measures for Conservation & Preservation of Lakes in Bengaluru
• Vijay Mallya declared as Proclaimed Offender by Money Laundering Court
• Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai resigns
• Pan-India Ramayana & Krishna Circuit under Swadesh Darshan Scheme approved
• Underwater Robots to be used to Study Indian monsoon: Scientists
• DBS Bank appoints Niraj Mittal as institutional banking head
• Draft National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy 2016 released
15 June 2016
• Union Government launches Scheme for setting up 1000 MW Wind Power Project connected to CTU
• India, ISA contract for exploration of Polymetallic Sulphides in Indian Ocean Region approved
• India’s membership of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program approved
• BHEL commissions 195 megawatt unit at Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Plant
• National Civil Aviation Policy 2016 released
• Union Cabinet approved Bill to fast track recovery of bad loans
• Union Cabinet approved merger of SBI with its five subsidiaries
• Senior IAS officer Supriya Sahu appointed as Director General of Doordarshan
• Maharashtra Government decides to use plastic waste in building roads
• Sunil Mittal elected Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce
• Syed Nayeemuddin, former Indian football team coach, to be conferred with Mohun Bagan Ratna
16 June 2016
• Union Government launches Vidyanjali Mobile App for volunteer work at government schools
• Assam PCC president Anjan Dutta dies
• Veteran Odia actress Manimala Devi passes away
• Union Government notified 10 coastal police stations extending their jurisdiction to 200 nautical miles
• India signs two MoUs with Namibia on capacity building for civil servants, centre of excellence in ICT
• State Bank of India floats IT Innovation Start-up Fund to assist start-ups in fintech space
• PM Modi outlines RAPID, a five-point charter for tax administrators at the Rajasva Gyan Sangam
• URJA Mobile app launched to enhance consumer connect with Urban Power Distribution sector
17 June 2016
• Review meeting of Indo-EU ‘Water4crops’ project held
• Microsoft & AICTE signed agreement to build app for HRD ministry's SWAYAM platform
• Union Ministry of AYUSH released Yog Geet for International Day of Yoga–2016
• India, Thailand signed 2 agreements on cooperation in culture and education sectors
18 June 2016
• India gets first women fighter pilots; Commissioned 3 pilots in Batch-1
• Renowned Educationalist Jeppiaar passes away
• India, South Korea launches Korea Plus, an initiative to strengthen relations
• Bipin R Patel appointed as President of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry
19 June 2016
• India won Silver medal at Archery World Cup in Antalya
20 June 2016
• Union Government introduces Radical changes in FDI Policy regime; Grants 100% FDI in Defence Sector
• Union Government bans use of Potassium Bromate as food additive
• Anand Desai Committee on Specific Relief Act, 1963 submitted its report
• Kannada movie Thithi won Best Film Award at 19th Shanghai International Film Festival
• World Bank releases India Development Update 2016
21 June 2016
• International Day of Yoga 2016 observed across the world
• A Life in Diplomacy authored by MK Rasgotra
• Noted Telangana poet and lyricist Guda Anjaiah dies
• Maharashtra Cabinet approves Minority Status to Jew community
• Andhra Postal circle releases stamps on Yoga booklet
• Nikesh Arora resigns as President and COO of SoftBank Group
22 June 2016
• Aadhaar to be linked with caste, domicile certificates
• Special package for employment generation and promotion of exports in Textile and Apparel sector approved
• Union Cabinet approved establishment of Fund of Funds for Startups
• ISRO launches record 20 satellites from Sriharikota
• Olympian Anju Bobby George resigned as president of Kerala Sports Council
• PayPal appoints Anupam Pahuja as India Country Manager and MD
• Union Government approved setting up of District Level Advisory and Monitoring Committees
• Union Cabinet approves largest-ever Spectrum Auction
23 June 2016
• President Pranab Mukherjee returned 3 bills for reconsideration of Manipur Legislative Assembly
• Aveek Sarkar resigns as Chief Editor of ABP Group of Publications
• Tech Mahindra Ltd acquires UK-based BIO Agency Ltd
• Union Government launched India’s first pilot programme to run two wheelers on CNG
• IIT-Kanpur professor Sanjay Mittal awarded with G D Birla Award for Scientific Research for 2015
• BCCI appoints Anil Kumble as head coach of Indian Cricket Team
24 June 2016
• Darjeeling Zoo to receive snow leopard from London’s Dudley Zoological Gardens
• Pioneer of Indian quizzing Neil O'Brien died
• ADB approved $500 million loan to build India’s longest river bridge across Ganga near Patna
• Nokia appoints Sanjay Malik as India Head
25 June 2016
• Sprinter Dutee Chand qualifies for Rio Olympics
• International Indian Film Academy IIFA Awards 2016 presented
• Jitu Rai wins silver in ISSF World Cup
• N Srinivasan re-elected President of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association for 15th term
26 June 2016
• Anju Bobby George & Pullela Gopichand taken as members of Khelo India
27 June 2016
• India became 35th full member of Missile Technology Control Regime
• Majuli in Assam declared as island district
• Xerxes Sapur Desai, founder of Titan, dies
• Odisha Government launches Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana
• Sujoy Bose appointed as CEO of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
• World Bank approves $201.50 million for Technical Education Quality Improvement Project in India
28 June 2016
• Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan: A scheme to boost healthcare facilities for pregnant women
• CSIR-CIMFR inked MoU for coal quality analysis with coal supplying companies
• Scientists succeed in introduction of Sericulture in Poyen Village of Kargil
• NS Vishwanathan appointed Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India
• Exercise Jalrahat for flood Relief in Assam started
• Naga rebel leader Isak Chishi Swu dies 
• Sanjeev Rajput wins silver in ISSF World Cup
• Union Government enhances Financial Powers of Ministries, Departments
29 June 2016
• 10th National Statistics Day celebrated with theme Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare
• UP government declares all natural calamities will be treated as state disaster
• Union Cabinet clears National Mineral Exploration Policy
• Union Cabinet considers Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016
• Union Cabinet approves recommendations of 7th Pay Commission
• Union Cabinet approved MoU between UPSC and Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan
• Renowned painter KG Subramanyan passes away
• Navy inducts Indigenous Heavyweight Torpedo 'Varunastra'
• Climate change impact on animals in Himalayas to be recorded by ZSI
30 June 2016
• India Post opens ‘My Stamp' scheme for individuals and corporate
• India-Israel co-developed MR-SAM missile successfully test-fired
• Railways Ministry launches NIVARAN portal for employees' grievances redressal
• Ministry of Tourism releases data on domestic and foreign tourist visits to states and UTs
• Union HRD Ministry launches teacher education portal Prashikshak
• Lesbians, gays and bisexuals are not third gender: Supreme Court
• CBDT notifies Rules for calculating Fair market value of Assets
• Sameer emerges fastest athlete of 56th National Inter-state Athletics
• International Solar Alliance Cell and World Bank sign Declaration for promoting Solar Energy
• India's first Integrated Defence Communication Network launched
• INS Tarasa, Follow-on Water Jet Fast Attack Craft, launched by Indian Navy