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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 10 June 2016

Jun 10, 2016 20:00 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day in bullet form which would be of immense help to the aspirants in their preparations of different competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank and MBA.

•    The country along with which India released a Joint Statement to endure as global partners in the 21st Century on 7 June 2016- United States of America (USA)

•    International team of astronomers found a giant hot Jupiter exoplanet tidally spinning up its parent star named-HATS-18b

•    National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) inked a Memorandum of Agreement with the Andhra Pradesh Food Processing Society on 9 June 2016 to establish-Smart Agribusiness Platform Networks of Andhra Pradesh (SAPNAP)

•    National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) signed a license agreement with Chaturbhuj Pharmaceutical Co on 10 June 2016 for commercialization of - Ayush-82  

•    National Research Development Corporation (NRDC inked a Memorandum of Agreement with the Centre for Nano and Material Sciences, (CNMS) on 10 June 2016 to commercialize- CNMS developed technologies

•    The Raging Bull actress who died recently is - Theresa Saldana

•    The politician who emerged victorious in the Peru's 2016 Presidential Election is - Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

•    Akhil Sharma won the 2016 International DUBLIN Literary Award for his novel titled - Family Life

•    The eminent scientist who recently took over as Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex is - G Kalyanakrishnan

•    Bengal off-spinner who announced his retirement in June 2016, ending a first-class cricket career of 17 years - Saurasish Lahiri

•    Swedish Major General appointed as the head of the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan in June 2016 - Major General Per Lodin

•    It is with the sovereign wealth fund of this country the National Infrastructure Investment Fund signed a MoU to attract investment into India – Qatar

•    He was appointed as the head of Pay Revision Committee by the UGC to suggest on pay revision of academic staff of Universities and Colleges - Prof V S Chauhan

•    It is in this country one-month long UEFA Euro 2016 football championship began on 10 June 2016 – France

•    Researchers at Assam Agricultural University have developed two rice varieties, namely - Ranjit Sub-1 and Bahadur Sub-1

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 9 June 2016 concluded five-nation visit to - Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the US and Mexico

•    India on 8 June 2016 signed a Europe-led scheme that seeks to clampdown on tax evasion and corruption by committing to - automatically exchange information on beneficial ownership

•    The teenager from Tamil Nadu who became first Indian to clinch the Mumbai Mayor's International Open Chess Tournament - NR Visakh

•    King of Thailand who is marking 70 years at thrown as the world's longest reigning living monarch, ascended to the throne is - King Bhumibol Adulyadej

•    The state government has decided to celebrate the 21st of every month as Yoga day across all schools, colleges and universities in the state - Maharashtra

•    To meet the shortage of teachers in the regional languages, the state government has decided to appoint large number of language teachers, including for Telugu and Bengali languages - Odisha

•    Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh flagged in the first ever all girls National Cadet Corps (NCC) expedition team for - Mount Everest

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