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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 1 July 2016

Jul 1, 2016 19:23 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like LCA Tejas, Prashikshak Portal for teachers and 56th National Inter-state Senior Championships among others.

•    The famous futurist and the author of the famous book Future Shock who died recently is - Alvin Toffler

•    The Supreme Court of India recently stated that its 2014 verdict did not include lesbians, gays and bisexual persons under the category of – Transgender

•    The state that recorded the highest number of domestic tourist visits in 2015 as per the data released by the Ministry of Tourism is - Tamil Nadu

•    The state that recorded the highest number of foreign tourist visits in 2015 as per the data released by the Ministry of Tourism is - Tamil Nadu

•    Person appointed as the Acting Director General of Police (DGP), Meghalaya in July 2016- S K Jain

•    The Interim Administrative Cell of the International Solar Alliance (ISA Cell) on 30 June 2016 signed declaration to promote solar energy globally with- World Bank

•    Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on 30 June 2016 notified rules for calculating Fair Market Value (FMV) of assets located in India under- Income-tax Act, 1961

•    The Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Zubin Irani on 30 June 2016 launched- Prashikshak Portal

•    Portal launched by Railways Ministry on 30 June 2016 for employees' grievances redressal- NIVARAN portal

•    The sprinter of India who emerged as the fastest male athlete after winning the gold in 100m dash in 10.60secs at the 56th National Inter-state Senior Championships - Sameer Mon

•    The United States has designated al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), as a foreign terrorist organization and called its leader Asim Umar as - a specially designated global terrorist

•    The first squadron of home-grown Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) that was inducted into Indian Air Force (IAF) at the Aircraft System Testing Establishment in Bengaluru on 1 July 2016 is – Tejas

•    The journal that published the study of researchers that claims that that the hole in the Earth’s ozone layer over Antarctica is healing is - Science

•    The country for which negotiations for budget contributions began in Brussels for its membership in European Union is - Turkey

•    India agreed to resolve bottlenecks to enhance bilateral trade and boost investments between the countries with - Nepal

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