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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 14 June 2016

Jun 14, 2016 19:07 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Malabar Exercise 2016, Draft Central Port Authorities Act 2016 and World Blood Donor Day among others.

•    India signed three bilateral agreements to strengthen co-operation with- Ghana

•    Three countries that participated in the Malabar Exercise 2016- India, United States and Japan

•    Renowned Hindi writer who died in June 2016 and was the Editor at All India Radio from 1962 to 1976- Mudrarakshasa

•    President of this country ordered an unannounced inspection in country’s Armed Forces to assess the readiness of military arsenals - Russia

•    This State government served Leave India notice to eight Chinese nationals working under a Thai company at the Dhamra Port in Bhadrak district - Odisha

•    The person who assumed charge as the Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court - Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad

•    She was unanimously appointed as the first women chairperson of the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council (NCHAC) in Assam - Ranu Langthasa

•    The Central Port Authorities Act 2016 drafted by Ministry of Shipping will replace the Major Port Trust Act of - 1963

•    Union Government constituted a five member team to assess the existing water bodies, farm pond and other sources of irrigation in the selected districts of - Western Uttar Pradesh including Meerut and Muzaffarnagar

•    The e-ticketing company in which Ratan Tata recently invested is - Kyazoonga

•    Tata Power Co. Ltd recently signed an agreement to acquire - Welspun Renewables Energy Private Ltd

•    Microsoft Corporation recently announced that it is going to acquire – LinkedIn

•    The slogan of the 2016 World Blood Donors Day that was observed recently is - Share life, give blood

•    The theme of the 2016 World Blood Donors Day that was observed recently is - Blood connects us all

•    The districts, in which the Telangana government ordered to set up a Pharma City on 12500 acres of land- Rangareddy and Mahbubnagar  

•    The project on the river Ganga that is being developed between Allahabad and Haldia which cover a distance of 1620 kms- Jal Marg Vikas Project

•    The plan to link the chunks of synthetic DNA by making a researcher-created human genome that can control a cell in a lab dish- Human Genome Project-Write

•    This Mercedes racing driver won the 2016 Canada Grand Prix of Formula 1 title – Lewis Hamilton

•    Name of the service launched by the Indian Railways to provide for baby food items at stations and children’s menu items on trains – Janani Sewa

•    The founder chairman of Jet Airways who was elected to the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) Board of Governors for the 5th consecutive tenure – Naresh Goyal

•    Name of the cashless payment mechanism launched at toll plazas on National Highways by the National Highways Authority of India – FASTag

•    Consumer Price Index for May 2016 was pegged at – 5.76 percent

•    Name of the web portal and mobile app that will be launched by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development for IIT JEE aspirants – IITPAL


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