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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 4 July 2016

Jul 4, 2016 19:06 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Bharat Gaurav Award, the first meeting of the BRICS Working Group on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency and first Indigenous woman elected to Australia’s House of Representatives among others.

•    The director of Hollywood film The Wicker Man who died recently is - Robin Hardy

•    The Indian who has been posthumously conferred the Bharat Gaurav Award in London recently is - Neerja Bhanot

•    The Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner who passed away recently is - Elie Wiesel

•    The winner of the 2016 Austrian Grand Prix that was held recently in Spielberg, Austria is - Lewis Hamilton

•    The ministry which is hosting the first meeting of the BRICS Working Group on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency is - Union Power Ministry

•    The first meeting of the BRICS Working Group on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency commenced recently in - Visakhapatnam

•    The politician who served as the Prime Minister of France from 1988 to 1991 who died recently is - Michel Rocard

•    The men's doubles pair who won the 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s Doubles title is - Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy

•    The Indian badminton player who won the 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s Singles title is - B Sai Praneeth

•    The director of the Vietnam War classic The Deer Hunter who died at his Los Angeles home at the age of 77 is - Michael Cimino

•    The International Cricket Council (ICC) approved a change to the DRS (Decision Review System) playing condition relating to the LBW “Umpire’s Call that allow changes to the decision review system that will overturn - not-out LBW decisions

•    The state signed an MoU with China Fortune Land Development (CFLD) Company to develop a new industrial township in the state at an expense of 5 billion dollar – Haryana

•    She became the first Indigenous woman elected to the House of Representatives (lower house) of Australian Parliament after claiming victory in the marginal seat of Barton - Linda Burney

•    The 2016 BRICS Youth Summit that concluded in Guwahati, Assam concluded on 3 July 2016 was held with theme - “Youth as bridge for Intra-BRICS Exchanges”

•    The country that banned online media from publishing unverified content, especially from the social media, after the country's internet regulator punished some major websites that fabricated stories this year is - China

•    The nation that received its first batch of Chinese military equipment as part of Beijing’s commitment to provide millions of dollars of assistance to help it in its fight against terrorism is - Afghanistan

•    The Reserve Bank of India on 1 July 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information” with - National Bank of Cambodia (NBC)

 

 

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