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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 23 June 2016

Jun 23, 2016 20:00 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like India-Zimbabwe T-20 series and Mercer’s Cost of Living Survey 2016 among others.

•    The number of international matches captained by Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni equaling Australian Ricky Ponting record – 324

•    Editor-in-Chief of Ananda Bazaar Patrika (ABP) who resigned in June 2016- Aveek Sarkar

•    Indian Company that acquired UK-based digital transformation firm The BIO Agency Ltd in June 2016- Tech Mahindra Ltd

•    The professional footballer who scored his 55th goal in the ongoing Copa American Cup to become the all-time leading scorer for Argentina - Lionel Messi

•    The city that topped the list of most expensive cities as per Mercer’s 2016 Cost of Living Survey is - Hong Kong

•    Ken Miyauchi was recently appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of - SoftBank Group

•    The theme of the World Hydrography Day 2016 that was observed on 21 June 2016 was- Hydrography - the key to well-managed seas and waterways

•    Anupam Pahuja was recently appointed as the India Country Manager and MD of - PayPal

•    He was adjudged as the Man of the Series of the three-match T20I series between India and Zimbabwe - Barinder Sran

•    The Olympian and iconic long jumper from India who resigned as President of the Kerala Sports Council - Anju Bobby George

•    The economic union agreed to set up a new border and coastguard force to curb the influx of migrants - European Union

•    The renowned Qawwal from Pakistan who was shot dead in Karachi, Pakistan - Amjad Sabri

•    A team of 13 mountaineers of the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) set foot on the highest point in India embarking on a mission - Mt. Kamet and Mt. Abi Gamin

•    The Union Cabinet gave its approval to the signing of a Protocol amending the Agreement between India and this country for avoidance of double taxation - Belgium

•    The celebrated boxer for whom, Indian Olympic Association and the ad-hoc committee had sent a request for wildcard entry for Rio Olympic - MC Mary Kom

•    The retired Bombay High Court judge appointed to probe charges of alleged financial irregularities against former State Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse - Dinkar Zoting

•    The country made a strong pitch for making India a party to the already operational Afghan-Pakistan transit and trade agreement, APTTA - Afghanistan

•    The 3rd century archaeological site called Mahasthangarh in Bogra was selected to function as the SAARC cultural capital in 2016 lies in - Bangladesh

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