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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 13 June 2016

Jun 13, 2016 18:30 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Australian Open Super Series Badminton tournament and BeiDou Navigation Satellite among others.

  • She won the women’s title of the 2016 Australian Open Super Series Badminton tournament - Saina Nehwal
  • He won the men’s title of the 2016 Australian Open Super Series Badminton tournament - Hans-Kristian Vittinghus
  • China launched its 23rd satellite for its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) aboard Long March-3C carrier rocket from - Xichang Satellite Launch Center
  • He headed the taskforce appointed to address agrarian issues that submitted its report to Maharashtra government - Kishore Tiwari
  • Second International Albinism Awareness Day was observed on - 13 June 2016
  • The former captain of England Cricket team who died on 12 June 2016 at the age of 89 - Donald Carr
  • Theme of World Day Against Child Labour 2016- End child labour in supply chains - It's everyone's business!
  • Noted playwright and actor who died in June 2016 and was considered to be the father of the Bhramyaman or Mobile Theatre of Assam- Achyut Lahkar
  • Veteran Scottish singer who received the Knighthood in Queen's Birthday Honours list- Rod Stewart
  • The place of United States where mass shooting occurred at a gay nightclub in which at least 51 people were killed, including the gunman – Orlando, Florida
  • The Bollywood actress, who was nominated for 2016 Teen Choice Awards - Priyanka Chopra
  • Hubble Telescope uncovers the drizzle of stars scattered across this image forms a galaxy known as- UGC 4879
  • The kind of fossils that provide evidence of the number of species that can exist on Earth according to new research led by the University of Southampton- Popcorn-like fossils
  • The first Indian Cricketer to score century (100 Runs) in his debut ODI Match on 11 June 2016- KL Rahul
  • The report on environmental crime that was released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and INTERPOL on 4 June 2016- The Rise of Environmental Crime
  • The veteran journalist and former editor of The Times of India who died recently is - Inder Malhotra
  • The first country in the world to ban deforestation is – Norway
  • The sportsperson chosen as India’s flagbearer at Rio Olympics is - Abhinav Bindra
  • The team that won gold at the FINA Women Water Polo World League Super Final is - USA Women’s Senior National Team

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