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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 22 June 2016

Jun 22, 2016 19:07 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like World Investment Report 2016, Nieksh Arora and launch of 20 satellites by ISRO among others.

•    India received this many FDI inflows in 2015 to be ranked 10th in global ranking in terms of FDI inflows – 44 billion US dollars

•    As per the World Investment Report 2016, this country received maximum FDI in 2015 – The USA

•    Countries whose satellite were part of launch of 20 satellites in a single mission of ISRO are - US, Germany, Canada and Indonesia

•    The former Indian diplomat who authored the book ‘A Life in Diplomacy’ - M K Rasgotra

•    The theme of the World Investment Report 2016 released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) - Investor Nationality: Policy Challenges

•    Representative Director, President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of SoftBank Group (SBG) who resigned in June 2016- Nikesh Arora

•    The autobiography of Sania Mirza that will be released in July 2016 – Ace Against Odds

•    Organisation that released the India Development Update 2016: Financing Double-Digit Growth- World Bank

•    Maharashtra Cabinet in June 2016 approved Minority Status to this community - Jew community

•    Noted Telangana poet and lyricist who died in June 2016 and was famous for his song Ooru manadi ra, ee vada manadi ra- Guda Anjaiah

•    A two-day meeting of heads of state of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) under the presidency of Uzbekistan will begin on 23 June 2016 in - Tashkent

•    Online search engine giant Google launched a new keyboard app for Apple iOS users in India called - ‘Gboard’

•    This State Postal circle on 2nd International Day of Yoga released Information booklet, ‘Stamps on Yoga’ and ‘stamps on Suryanamaskarams - Andhra Pradesh

•    Union Government asked all state governments to link Aadhaar with caste and domicile certificates of school students in class – V and VIII

•    The number of Indian World War I (WW-I) heroes who became part of Britain’s new digital archive launched as part of UK government’s centenary celebrations of WW-I - Six

•    NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope and its extended K2 mission allowed astronomers to discover the youngest fully formed exoplanet - K2-33b

•    United States plans to provide this much amount annually in support for the Afghan national security forces from 2018 through 2020 - More than 3 billion dollars

•    United States donated 20 million dollars in humanitarian aid to the United Nations' effort to help the thousands of refugees who have fled fighting in the Iraqi city of - Fallujah

•    Ambubachi Mela at Kamakhya temple is an annual festival of the state- Assam

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