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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 27 June 2016

Jun 27, 2016 20:01 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Messi retirement, Dark Sky Reserve and Copa America football tournament among others.

•    The official ceremony of 2016 International Indian Film Academy Award was held at - Madrid, Spain

•    The mobile company that recently appointed Sanjay Malik as the head of Indian market is - Nokia

•    China recently launched its first Dark Sky Reserve in - Tibet

•    The film that won the 2016 International Indian Film Academy Award for Best Film is - Bajrangi Bhaijaan

•    The veteran Malayalam theatre artist, poet and Padma Bhushan recipient who passed away recently is - Kavalam Narayana Panicker

•    The person was re-elected as President of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association for a 15th consecutive term - N Srinivasan

•    The stronghold of the Islamic State (IS) terror group that was seized by the Iraqi army - Falluja

•    The footballer who announced his retirement from international football - Lionel Messi

•    International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was observed on 26 June 2016 with theme - Listen First

•    He was awarded with Golden Ball award at the 2016 Copa America football tournament - Alexis Sanchez

•    He was awarded with Golden Glove award at the 2016 Copa America football tournament - Claudio Bravo

•    He was awarded with Golden Boot award at the 2016 Copa America football tournament - Eduardo Vargas

•    The team won the 2016 Copa America football tournament by defeating Argentina – Chile

•    International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict that was observed on 26 June 2016 was adopted by UNGA via a resolution adopted in the year - 1997

•    The two sport greats who were named as the members of Khelo India, a national programme launched by the Union Government for the development of sports in the country is - Anju Bobby George and Pullela Gopichand

•    India on 27 June 2016 became the 35th full member of - the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

•    The state that dissolved all school management committees to make educational institutes free from politics - Assam

•    Four Indians qualified for the Rio Olympics beginning 5th of August are - Mohammad Anas, Srabani Nanda, Ankit Sharma and Atanu Das

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