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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 1 June 2016

Jun 1, 2016 20:03 IST

Jagranosh.com brings for its readers the current affairs recap of the day covering important events of the national and international importance in bulleted forms which will be immense help for the aspirants of IAS/PCS, Bank, SSC, MBA and other exams.

•    A massive fire broke out at the Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) in- Pulgaon

•    Uttar Pradesh Government on 31 May 2016 approved the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of- Varanasi

•    The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 that came into effect on 1 June 2016 was incorporated into this chapter of the Finance Act, 2016 – Chapter X

•    The age of superannuation of all doctors of Central Health Services was extended by Union Government to – 65 years from previous 62 years

•    The state that decided to raise the retirement age of state government doctors as per the age of doctors of Central Health Services as notified by Union Government is – Haryana

•    Gotthard Base Tunnel, world’s longest railway tunnel, was recently inaugurated in - Switzerland

•    The National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited recently announced to launch a Ganga cleaning project in – Bihar

•    The Government of India and the World Bank recently signed an agreement to - improve efficiency of City Bus Services

•    India recently launched the Chamber of Commerce and Industry with this country to accelerate the pace of economic development between the two nations - Morocco

•    The country recently visited by the Vice President of India Hamid Ansari to strengthen bilateral ties with India is – Morocco

•    Asia’s largest technology trade show that kicked off in Taipei, attracting more than 1600 companies from 30 countries to showcase their latest products is named as - COMPUTEX

•    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy for kharif season 2016-17 by 60 rupees to - 1470 rupees per quintal

•    The UN children's agency, UNICEF, has decided to scale up operations to support twenty two thousand migrant children in - Greece

•    The state cabinet has decided to give 6 percent additional dearness allowance to state government staff from 1 January 2016 is - Madhya Pradesh

•    The country in which forty tiger cub bodies have been found in a freezer at a Buddhist temple accused of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse - Thailand

•    The state that decided to celebrate 'Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan' every year - Madhya Pradesh

•    The World Milk Day that is observed annually on 1 June was first celebrated by UN Food and Agriculture Organization in - 2001

•    The Global Day of Parents that is observed annually on 1 June was proclaimed by UN General Assembly in - 2012

•    He was appointed as a member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by President Pranab Mukherjee - Bhim Sain Bassi, former Delhi Police Commissioner

•    The person was appointed as the Finance Secretary - Ashok Lavasa, an IAS officer of 1980 batch of Haryana cadre

•    The provisional estimates of national GDP for 2015-16 released by Central Statistical Office (CSO) is pegged at – 7.6%

•    The number of core industries which comprise nearly 38 percent of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) - Eight  

•    Asia’s largest technology trade show COMPUTEX was started on 31 May 2016 in- Taipei

•    He assumed the office of Secretary in the Union Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs - Prabhas Kumar Jha

•    The first ever national plan that was released in India to make it disaster resilient - National Disaster Management Plan

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