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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 30 June 2016

Jun 30, 2016 20:01 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like National Statistics Day, My Stamp initiative of India Post and Red Sanders Anti-Smuggling Task Force among others.

•    Renowned painter and freedom fighter  who passed away in June 2016 KG Subramanyan passes away and was awarded with the Padma Vibhushan in 2012- KG Subramanyan

•    Italian film actor who died in June 2016 and was known for acting in Spaghetti Westerns- Bud Spencer

•    The Union Government on 28 June 2016 revised the financial limits of departments and ministries. With this, the Minister-in-charge of the administrative Ministry can now approve Non-Plan schemes up to- 500 crore rupees

•    The Indigenously developed Varunastra that was inducted in the Indian Navy is a - Heavyweight Torpedo

•    He was sworn in as Philippines’ president - Rodrigo Duterte

•    US embassy launched a scholarship program for women in the country - Afghanistan

•    The theme for the 10th National statistics day that was celebrated on 29 June 2016 - Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare

•    India successfully test fired a new surface-to-air missile, from an Integrated Test Range at Chandipur that was jointly made between - India and Israel

•    Name the state that will allow teachers suffering from diseases of debilitating disorder for special concession in transfer under the new teachers transfer policy – Haryana

•    The state that has opened an exclusive Red Sanders Anti-Smuggling Task Force (RSASTF) - Andhra Pradesh

•    The Governor of Tripura who has taken the additional charge as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh during JP Rajkhowa’s absence due to leave is- Tathagata Roy

•    The scheme of India Post under which an individual or a corporate entity can get their photo or logo printed inside the postage stamp - My Stamp

•    The country that launched its second Shijian-16 series satellite is - China

•    The son of Osamu Suzuki who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Suzuki Motor Corp is - Toshihiro Suzuki

•    The technology to be studied by the Reserve Bank of India to reduce the use of paper currency is - Blockchain

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