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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 28 June 2016

Jun 28, 2016 19:03 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Smart Cities Mission, Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana and RBI’s Vision 2018 among others.

•    The country that will host the 2019 Copa America football championship is - Brazil

•    A group of scientists recently succeeded in introduction of Sericulture in Poyen Village, which is located in - Kargil

•    The country that recently inaugurated world’s first electric road is - Sweden

•    The Indian social entrepreneur recently named among the 2016 Local SDG Pioneers, which is a part of the United Nations Global Compact, is - Zubaida Bai

•    Founder of Titan Co Ltd who died in June 2016- Xerxes Sapur Desai

•    Person appointed as the CEO of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) in June 2016- Sujoy Bose

•    State that launched Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana (KSSY) to Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana (KSSY) - Odisha

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 June 2016 launched Projects under the Smart Cities Mission in Pune for- 20 Smart Cities

•    The anti-diabetic ayurvedic drug designed for type 2 Diabetes mellitus that was released by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - BGR-34

•    The state declared that all natural calamities including unseasonal heavy rain, lightning, Loo and storm and others will be treated as state disaster is - Uttar Pradesh

•    The institution or organisation that in its report claimed that excessive blue light emitted by light emitting diodes (LED) can adversely impact human health - American Medical Association

•    The history professor of Iceland who won Iceland’s presidential election by securing 39.1% of the vote is - Gudni Johannesson

•    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the “Payment and Settlement Systems in India: Vision-2018” that aims at building a “less-cash” society by encouraging greater use of - Electronic payments by all sections

•    Assam Government decided to set up a Special Protection Force for Kaziranga national park comprising - 112-member

•    The ambitious scheme to give security free LPG connection to BPL families under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojna (PMUY) was launched in – Patna, Bihar

•    In Moldova, a court has sentenced former Prime Minister to nine years in prison after finding him guilty of corruption and abuse of power while in office - Vlad Filat

•    Three Indian naval ships have reached Russia as part of effort to enhance maritime cooperation between the navies of both countries is - INS Sahyadri, Shakti and Kirch

•    The country has appointed two women as judges of Islamic Shariah High Court for the first time in the history of the judiciary of the Muslim-majority country - Malaysia

•    At least 2186 nationals of the country have supported the idea that the country should leave the European Union - Latvia

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