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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 24 June 2016

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Brexit vote, new head coach for Indian cricket team and KiloCore processor among others.

Jun 24, 2016 19:40 IST
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The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Brexit vote, new head coach for Indian cricket team and KiloCore processor among others.

•    The Union Government recently launched first of its kind Pilot Programme in the country to run two wheelers on - CNG

•    The IIT-Kanpur professor who bagged the G D Birla Award for Scientific Research for 2015 is - Sanjay Mittal

•    The Indian zoo will soon receive a snow leopard from Dudley Zoological Gardens in London is - Padma Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

•    The theme for the Day of the Seafarer 2016 is - Sea For All

•    A group of scientists recently developed world's first 1000-processor computer chip, which has been named as - KiloCore

•    Russian hockey winger, playing for the Chicago Blackhawks, on 22 June 2016 won the 2015-2016 Calder Memorial Trophy - Artemi Panarin

•    Former Spinner who was appointed as the head coach of Indian Cricket Team on 23 June 2016 for one year - Anil Kumble

•    The Colombian government on 23 June 2016 signed a historic ceasefire deal with - the leftist FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) rebels

•    People of Britain in a historic referendum voted in favour of leaving European Union (EU) that saw - 51.9% votes in favour compared to 48.1% in against

•    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi dismissed Pakistan’s assertions that Afghan refugees have become a source of - terrorism in the country

•    The two Indian boxers who qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in June 2016 - Manoj Kumar and Vikas Kirshnan

•    The Indian company that became the largest producer of unconventional gas in India with its Raniganj block in West Bengal achieving an industry-size pumping rate of over 1 mcmd (million cubic metres per day) of coal bed methane - Essar

•    Indian chess player won the best women’s player award in the Eurasian Blitz chess tournament held in Kazakhstan - D Harika

•    India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish formal cooperation in the fields of skills development and vocational education with - Switzerland

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