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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 JULY 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 JULY 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. INDIA’S PRANEETH AND MANU-SUMEETH WIN CANADA OPEN TITLES
i. India is celebrating its double bonanza as India's badminton player B Sai Praneet has won the Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton tournament.
ii. It's Rio Olympics-bound men’s doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy have also grabbed titles at the Canada Open Grand Prix badminton tournament in Calgary.
iii. Manu and Sumeeth Redd became the first Indian men’s doubles pair to qualify for the Rio Games.

2. PARA SWIMMER NIRANJAN MUKUNDAN WON EIGHT MEDALS IN 2016 IWAS WORLD GAMES
i. Para swimmer Niranjan Mukundan has won eight medals International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports U-23 World Games held in Prague, Czech Republic.
ii. Niranjan bagged three gold, two silver and three bronze medals

3. WORLD'S LARGEST CHARKHA UNVEILED AT IGI AIRPORT, DELHI
i. World’s largest Charkha was unveiled at the Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi.
ii. The Charkha was installed at the departure forecourt of the terminal with a belief that it would help in carrying forward the legacy of promoting India’s rich cultural heritage through different artworks at the terminal.

4. ANNU RANI SETS NATIONAL RECORD AT NATIONAL INTER-STATE ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
i. Javeline thrower Annu Rani has broken her own national record with a 59.87m throw at the 56th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships in Hyderabad.
ii. She improved her previous meet mark with her first round 59.06m at G.M.C. Balayogi Stadium.

5. JAWAHARLAL NEHRU PORT BECOMES INDIA’S FIRST PORT TO IMPLEMENT LOGISTICS DATA TAGGING OF CONTAINERS
i. The Union Government has announced that Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has become India's first port to imp\lement logistics data tagging of containers to track cargo.
ii. The logistics data bank tagging of containers, a first of its kind facility, will help importers and exporters track their goods in transit.
iii. A Radio Frequency Identification Tag would be attached to each container which would be tracked through RIFD readers installed at different locations.

6. SAUDI ARABIA BECOMES ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF ICC
i. Saudi Arabia was unanimously elected as the 39th Associate Member of International Cricket Council’s during its full council meeting in Edinburgh.
ii. The Saudi Cricket Centre has been an Affiliate Member of the ICC since 2003.
iii. The application for Associate Membership of had been pre-approved by the ICC development committee during its October 2015 meeting.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

1.   WHO WON CANADA GRAND PRIX BADMINTON TOURNAMENT TITLE IN MEN’S DOUBLE?
(a) Manu Attri and Praneeth
(b) Praneeth and Sumeeth
(c) Manu Attri and B Sumeet Reddy
(d) Lee Hyn II – Lee Yen

2.   PARA SWIMMER WIRANJAN MUKUND WON EIGHT MEDALS IN 2016 IWAS WORLD GAMES IN WHICH ‘A’ STANDS FOR?
(a) And                                       
(b) Artwork                               
(c) Amputee                               
(d) Athletics

3.   ANNU RANI BELONGS TO WHICH SPORT?
(a) Javeline throw              
(b) Discus throw                
(c) Weight lifting                
(d) Boxing

4.      WHICH PORT BECOMES INDIA’S FIRST PORT TO IMPLEMENT LOGISTICS DATA TAGGING OF CONTAINER?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Kandla Port                  
(c) Kochi Port
(d) Mumbai Port

5.      WHICH COUNTRY BECOMES THE 39TH ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF ICC?
(a) Afghanistan                  
(b) Ireland                          
(c) Saudi Arabia                 
(d) Uganda.

ANSWER:-

1. C                           2. C                             3. A                             4. A                            5. C

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5 JULY 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5 JULY 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. SUDARSHAN SEN APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF RBI
I. Sudarshan Sen has been appointed as Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India.
ii. He will replace NS Vishwanathan who was elevated as Deputy Governor of RBI.
iii.Sudarshan Sen will look after Department of Banking Regulation, Department of Co-operative Bank Regulation and Department of Non-Banking Regulation.

2. B SAI PRANEETH WON 2016 CANADA OPEN GRAND PRIX BADMINTON TITLE
i. Ace Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth has won the 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton title in the men’s singles category.
ii.He defeated Lee Hyun II of South Korea.
iii. Indian pair Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy also grabbed the 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton title in the men’s doubles category.

3. INDIA’S FIRST COMMERCIAL COURT AND COMMERCIAL DISPUTES RESOLUTION CENTRE INAUGURATED IN CHATTISGARH
i.Chhattisgarh CM Dr. Raman Singh has inaugurated country's first commercial dispute resolution centre and a commercial court in the state capital.
ii. It is located in Naya Raipur area of the city.
iii. The court also consists of arbitration centre and a meditation centre.

4. RIMPAC 2016 - WORLD’S LARGEST INTERNATIONAL MARITIME EXERCISE STARTED
i. The multinational exercise Rim of the Pacific 2016 started in the Pacific Ocean at Hawaii, United States.
ii. RIMPAC 2016, the World’s largest international maritime exercise have included the participation of navies from 26 countries.
iii. This is the 25th edition of exercise started in 1971.
iii.Three new nations are participating for the first time  Denmark, Germany, and Italy.

5. PM ATTENDS MARTYRDOM ANNIVERSARY OF BABA BANDA SINGH BAHADUR
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has attended a event to mark the 300th Martyrdom Anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur in New Delhi.
ii. Prime Minister Modi has released a book on the life of Banda Bahadur.
iii. Banda Singh Bahadur was born on 27 October 1670 in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch district.

6. SBI GETS $625 MN FROM WORLD BANK FOR SOLAR POWER
i.State Bank of India and the World Bank have inked agreements for a $625 million  facility to support grid-connected rooftop solar programme  in the country.
ii. The fund will help in  generating at least 400 megawatt  solar capacity will be created across the country.
iii.The programme also aims at improving the investment climate for solar PV and increase the ‘ease of doing rooftop business’ through technical assistance.

7. INDIA TO HOST WORLD’S FIRST MMA LEAGUE
i. India will be hosting the world’s first Mixed Martial Arts ‘Super Fight League’ from August 26 to October 1.
ii. The league will feature eight teams – Delhi, Haryana, Bangalore, Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai, Punjab, Pune and Goa.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS
1. WHO HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF RBI?
(a) NS Vishwanathan
(b) Suresh Parekar              
(c) Sudarshan Sen                
(d) Sumeet Reddy

2. B SAI PRANEETH WOW 2016 CANADA OPEN GRAND PRIX BADMINTON TITLE BY DEFEATING WHICH PLAYER?
(a) Lee Chong Wei
(b) Lin Dan                                   
(c) Fu Haijeng                              
(d) Lee Hyun II

3. INDIA’S FIRST COMMERCIAL COURT AND COMMERCIAL DISPUTES RESOLUTION CENTRE HAS BEEN INAUGURATED IN WHICH STATE?
(a) Chhatisgarh                    
(b) Jharkhand                       
(c) Haryana                           
(d) Kerala

4. NAME THE COUNTERY WHICH PARTICIPATED IN RIMPAC 2016 FOR THE FIRST TIME?
(a) Italy                                  
(b) Canada                            
(c) Portguese                        
(d) Austria

5. BABA BANDA SINGH BAHADUR WHOSE MARTYRDOM ANNIVERSARY WAS ATTENDED BY PM BELONGS TO WHICH STATE?
(a) Punjab                             
(b) Jammu & Kashmir          
(c) U.P.                                   
(d) Haryana

6. WHICH COUNTRY WILL HOST WORLD’S FIRST MMA LEAGUE?
(a) India                                
(b) Nepal                               
(c) China                                
(d) Australia

7. RECENTLY SBI HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH WORLD BANK FOR HOW MUCH AMOUNT AND FOR WHICH PROJECT?
(a) $ 525 mn, solar pwer    
(b) $625 mn, Hydro electric power
(c) $625 Mn, Solar power   
(d) $750 mn, solar power

ANSWER:-


1.c
2.d
3.a
4.a
5. b
6.a
7.c

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