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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 20 June 2016

Jun 20, 2016 19:35 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Kilocore microchip, European Formula 1 Championship and URJA Mobile app among others.

•    Renowned politician-turned-educationalist and founder of the Sathyabama Engineering College who died on 18 June 2016- Jeppiaar

•    President of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the term 2016-17- Bipin R Patel

•    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on 17 June 2016 unveiled- X-57 Hybrid Electric Research Plane

•    Kenya’s ex-Chief Justice who was appointed as Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Maldives - Willy Mutunga

•    This US-based university created World’s first ‘KiloCore’ microchip containing 1000 independent programmable processors – University of California

•    This German driver won the 2016 European Grand Prix Formula 1 championship – Nico Rosberg

•    Name of the Mobile application that was launched to enhance consumer connect with Urban Power Distribution sector – URJA

•    The 2016 US Open Golf Championship was won by – Dustin Johnson

•    Tata Advanced Systems and Boeing jointly laid the foundation of a new production facility in this city – Hyderabad

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena jointly inaugurated renovated Duraiappah stadium in this Sri Lankan city – Jaffna

•    Players of Indian mixed recurve team that won silver at the 2016 Archery World Cup in Antalya, Turkey were - Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das

•    The special initiative that was launched by India and South Korea to promote and facilitate Korean Investments in India - Korea Plus

•    International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict that was observed on 19 June 2016 was adopted by UNGA via a resolution adopted in the year - 2015

•    World Refugee Day that was observed on 20 June 2016 was adopted by UNGA via a resolution adopted in the year - 2001

•    The Sri Lankan cricketer who was suspended from bowling due to illegal bowling action by International Cricket Council - Shaminda Eranga

•    The state government announced free admission for Divyang students in government institutes – Assam

•    India bagged two gold and an equal number of silver medals in men's and women's categories of Javelin throw at - the Budapest Open Atheletics meet

•    The State that closed down 500 state-run liquor outlets is- Tamil Nadu

•    The team clinched the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals - Cleveland Cavaliers

•    The state Education department launched a unique initiative 'Maitree Ek Gyan Yatra' to link primary schools to high schools to colleges - Assam

•    Russian-born actor, who played Chekov in the new Star Trek films, has been killed by his own car at his home in Los Angeles is - Anton Yelchin

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