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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 21 JUNE 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 21 JUNE 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. PUNJAB GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES MUKH MANTRI PUNJAB HEPATITIS C RELIEF FUND
i. The Punjab government has launched a special fund named “Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund”
ii. It is started to provide free treatment for patients affected by Hepatitis C.
iii. Punjab became the first Indian state to provide free treatment to confirmed cases of Hepatitis C.
iv. Hepatitis is a medical condition in which there occurs inflammation of liver cells and its complications vary with the type of infection.

2. UNION GOVERNMENT APPROVES 100% FDI IN DEFENCE, AVIATION AND E-COMMERCE SECTORS
i. The Union Government has approved 100% foreign direct investment in defence, Aviation and e-commerce sector.
ii. The changes are made to promote job creation and ease of doing business in the country.
iii. Noe  India becomes most open economy in the world for FDI.

3. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA 2016 OBSERVED ACROSS THE WORLD ON 21ST JUNE
i. The International Day of Yoga was on obserced  on 21st  June  across the world.
ii. The theme of the day is ‘Connect the Youth’.
iii. The Day highlights the important role of healthy living  in the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted in 2015 by all 193 UN Member States.

4. JUNE 20 OBSERVED AS WORLD REFUGEE DAY
i. Every year June 20 is observed as World Refugee Day.
ii. The day is observed  to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.
iii. The day aims to draw attention to the plight of refugees and also to celebrate their courage and resilience and renew commitment to solve refugee problems.

5. INDIA WINS SILVER MEDAL AT ARCHERY WORLD CUP IN ANTALYA
i. The Indian mixed recurve team of Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das has won the silver medal at the Archery World Cup held in Antalya, Turkey.
ii. The gold was won by South Korea after defeating india.

6. AUSTRALIA WINS 2016 CHAMPIONS TROPHY TITLE OF HOCKEY
i. Australia has grabbed the 2016 Champions Trophy title of Hockey by defeating India by 3-1 score.
ii. Australia created history by winning the title for record 14 times.
iii. Champions Trophy Hockey is an international field hockey tournament organized by the International Hockey Federation.


CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

1. NAME THE STATE WHICH HAS LAUNCHED “MUKH MANTRI HEPATITIS C FUND”?
a. Punjab
b. Kerela
c. Bihar
d. New Delhi
2. UNION GOVERNMENT APPROVES 100% FDI IN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS?
 a. Aviation Department
b. Defence Sector
c. e-Commerce Sector
d. All of the above
3. WHAT IS THE THEME OF “2016 INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY”?
a. Cheer Life
b. Connect to the youth
c. Healthy Life
d. Stay Healthy
4. WHEN INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY IS OBSERVED ACROSS THE WORLD?
a. 19th June
b. 20th June
c. 21st June
d. 26th June
5.”20TH JUNE” IS OBSERVED AS?
a. World Humanitarian Day
b. World Heath Day
c. World Water Day
d. World Refugee Day
6. WHO WON THE GOLD MEDAL IN WORLD ARCHERY CUP 2016 AFTER DEFEATING INDIA?
a. South Korea
b. North Korea
c. Japan
d. China
7. WHO IS THE CAPTAIN OF AUSTRALIAN MEN’S HOCKEY TEAM?
a. Jamie Dwyer
b. Liam De Young
c. Mark Knowles
d. None of these

ANSWERS:
1. A     2. D     3. B     4. C     5. D     6. A     7. C


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 20 JUNE 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 20 JUNE 2016
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1. NRIS CAN NOW JOIN NPS ONLINE THROUGH ENPS
i. The Union Finance Ministry has announced that non-resident Indians can now open National Pension Savings accounts online.
ii. They can invest through eNPS if they have Aadhaar Card or Permanent Account Number card.
iii. NPS are being regulated by the PFRDA a regulator established by the Finance Ministry.

2. STATE BANK OF INDIA CREATES A RS 200 CRORE FUND FOR STARTUPS
i. India's largest public sector lender State Bank of India has created a IT innovations and startup fund.
ii. The fund is setup with the corpus of Rs 200 crore for investment in promising startups.

3. RIO DECLARES FINANCIAL CRISIS
i. Rio de Janeiro's governor declared a state of financial emergency.
ii. They requested federal funds to help fulfill obligations for public services during the Olympics that start Aug. 5.
iii. Rio is expecting about 500,000 foreign visitors during the Olympics, which led a financial crisis and political crisis that last month led to the suspension of President Dilma Rousseff.

4. UN WOMEN ANNOUNCES ANNE HATHAWAY AS ‘GOODWILL AMBASSADOR’ TO PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY
i. The United Nations entity tasked with promoting gender equality today announced the appointment of American actor Anne Hathaway as global Goodwill Ambassador.
ii. She previously served as an advocate for Nike Foundation and travelled to Kenya and Ethiopia to raise awareness on child marriage.

5. GOVT DECIDES TO ALLOW EXPORT OF 10% MISSILE SYSTEMS TO FRIENDLY COUNTRIES
i. Government has decided in principle to allow export of missile systems to 'certain' countries who have friendly relationship with India.
ii. The deal was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in April last year during his visit to France.

6. INDIA, SOUTH KOREA LAUNCH PLATFORM TO PROMOTE INVESTMENTS
i. India and South Korea today launched a platform to promote and facilitate investments from the east Asian country.
ii. The platform 'Korea Plus' was launched by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her South Korean counterpart Joo Hyunghwan in New Delhi.
iii. It is a special initiative to promote and facilitate Korean Investments in India.


CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

1. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS OF INDIA THE NRIS MUST HAVE TO OPEN ENPS ACCOUNT IN INDIA?
a. Adhar Card
b. PAN Card
c. Voter ID Card
d. Both (a) & (b)
2. WHAT AMOUNT OF LOAN HAS BEEN GIVEN BY SBI TO STARTUP FUNDS?
a. Rs 200 Cr
b. Rs 300 cr
c. Rs 350 Cr
d. Rs 250 Cr
3. SBI HEADQUARTERS LOCATED AT?
a. Chennai
b. New Delhi
c. Mumbai
d. Kolkata
4. WHO IS THE UNION MINISTER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY OF INDIA?
a. Nirmala Sitharaman
b. Nitin Jairam Gadkari
c. Sushma Swaraj
d. Manohar Parrikar
5. NAME THE PLATFORM WHICH IS LAUNCHED BY INDIA-SOUTH KOREA TO PROMOTE INVESTMENT IN INDIA?
a. South Korea Plus
b. Indo-Korea Plus
c. Korea Plus
d. None of these

ANSWERS:
1. D     2. A     3. C     4. A     5. C


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 19 JUNE 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 19 JUNE 2016
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1. PETER THOMSON ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF 71ST SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY
i. The United Nations General Assembly elected Peter Thomson as President of its upcoming 71st session.
ii. He will replace current General Assembly President Mogens Lykketof.

2. GOVERNMENT APPROVES RS 2,070-CRORE HIGHWAY PROJECT IN PUNJAB
i. The Union Cabinet has approved a Rs 2,070-crore highways project in Punjab.
ii. The project are approved under its hybrid annuity mode to ensure faster movement of traffic between Chandigarh and Ludhiana.

3. SUPRIYA SAHU APPOINTED AS DIRECTOR GENERAL OF DOORDARSHAN
i. Supriya Sahu has been  appointed as Director General of Doordarshan.
ii. She will be the full-time director general of Doordarshan after two year as the post was lying vacant since July 2014.

4. SURESH CHANDRA APPOINTED AS UNION LAW SECRETARY
i. Senior legal service officer Suresh Chandra was appointed as Union Law Secretary
ii. He is currently Additional Secretary in the department.
iii. He will replace G Narayana Raju.

5. PIYUSH GOYAL LAUNCHES VIDYUT PRAVAH AND URJA MOBILE APP
i. Union Minister of State for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal has launched ‘URJA’- Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan Mobile app.
ii. The app is developed  to improve consumer connect with the Urban Power Distribution sector by providing information of IT enabled towns on important parameters.

6. FIRST BATCH OF THREE FEMALE FIGHTER PILOTS COMMISSIONED
i. Creating history, the first batch of three female pilots - Bhawana Kanth, Avani Chaturvedi and Mohana Singh were inducted in Indian Air Force fighter squadron.
ii. In February 2016 President Pranab Mukherjee had announced that all military combat roles will be opened to women in the future.

7. KERALA TOURISM GRABBED FOUR AWARDS AT ‘FILMAT’ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN POLAND
i. Kerala Tourism won four awards at ‘FilmAT’ in one  of the biggest international film festivals dedicated to tourism art and ecology in Poland.
ii. Three of the honours were won by a single campaign named ‘Responsible Tourism’ initiative started by Kerala Tourism.
iii. The three awards were won under the categories of the Best Promotional Social Campaign, Protection of Nature, and Eco-Food categories respectively.
iv. The tourism board's ad film ‘The Great Backwaters of Kerala’ won the ‘Best Editing Award’.


CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

1. WHO IS THE UNION TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS MINISTER OF INDIA?
a. Manohar Parrikar
b. Suresh Prabhu
c. Nitin Jairam Gadkari
d. None of these
2. RECENTLY, SURESH CHANDRA HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING POSTS?
a. Union Law Secretary
b. Union Legal Advisor
c. Union Labour Secretary
d. Union Defence Secretary
3. WHO IS THE CHIEF MINISTER OF GOA?
a. Manohar Parrikar
b. Laxmikanth Parsekar
c. Digmbar Kamat
d. Pratap Singh Rawat
4. WHICH MOBILE APP HAS BEEN LAUNCHED IN GOA TO ENHANCE CONSUMER CONNECTIVITY BY UNION POWER MINISTER ‘PIYUSH GOYAL’?
a. Vidyut Pravah & URJA
b. Ujjwal
c. YUVA
d. All of the above
5. WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF POLAND?
a. Krakow
b. Gdarisk
c. Warsaw
d. Zakopane
6. NAME THE STATE OF INDIA WHICH GOT FOUR AWARDS AT ‘FILMAT’ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN POLAND?
a. Himachal Pradesh
b. Rajasthan
c. Jammu & Kashmir
d. Kerela

ANSWERS:
1. C     2. A     3. B     4. A     5. C     6. D


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