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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 8 June 2016

Jun 8, 2016 19:18 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day in bullet form which would be of immense help to the aspirants in their preparations of different competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank and MBA.

•    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 7 June 2016 approved 1.5 billion US dollar loan to- Sri Lanka
•    He was appointed as the head of one-man judicial commission by the Uttar Pradesh Government to probe violence in Mathura in early June 2016 – Mirza Imtiyaz
•    Name of the book that highlighted President Mukherjee’s contribution to the field of higher education as Visitor to 116 institutions of higher learning in India - The Education President
•    The World in 2050- Striving for a more just, Prosperous and Harmonious Global Community was written by – Harinder Kohli
•    She topped the 2016 Forbes World's Highest-Paid Female Athlete list – Serena Williams
•    The legendary Nepali musician and composer of the country's national anthem, who died on 7 June 2016 - Amber Gurung
•    India signed loan agreement of 12 crore ($120 million) US dollars with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to improve irrigation and water management infrastructure in - Odisha
•    The Rio Olympics-bound Indian track and field athlete, who on 7 June 2016 won a silver medal in 800 meters in the Josef Odlozil Memorial Athletics Meet in Prague, Czech Republic - Tintu Luka
•    The Mobile App that was launched by Union Government to enhance the employment of trained youth in solar PV technology on 7 June 2016- Surya Mitra Mobile App  
•    The Country in which India organised 1st Yoga Championship in June 2016- Egypt
•    The country that decided to cut off Internet access for government work stations within a year for security reasons on 8 June 2016- Singapore
•    The mission that demonstrated the technology needed to build a space-based gravitational wave observatory - LISA Pathfinder mission
•    The chess grandmaster, considered one of the strongest players never to have become World Chess Champion, who died recently is - Viktor Korchnoi
•    The first Indian state to launch a green-concept based State Data Centre is - Himachal Pradesh
•    Umang Bedi was recently appointed the Managing Director of - Facebook India
•    The Indian city that will host the men’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2016 is – Lucknow
•    The German Chancellor who topped the 2016 list of Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Powerful Women is - Angela Merkel
•    Person who took charge as the Director of the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) in June 2016- Shahid Rasool
•    First Indian state to launch the App on Air Quality Index in June 2016- Rajasthan
•    Theme of World Oceans Day 2016- Healthy oceans, healthy planet

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