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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 13 June 2016

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.

Jun 13, 2016 18:30 IST
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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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