Weekly Current Affairs 2016. Week 24

Weekly Current Affairs 2016 (13 June – 19 June)

The weekly current Affairs for Week no. 24 of 2016 (13th June 2016 to 19th June 2016) are as follows:

Current Affairs of 13 June 2016  Monday

  •  Saina Nehwal won Women’s title of the Australian Open Super Series Badminton tournament.
  • Norway became the first country to ban deforestation.
  • RBI introduces Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets
  • China successfully launches 23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite.
  • Indian-American Author Akhil Sharma won 2016 International Dublin Literary Award
  • Four new elements in Periodic table got names.
  • Microsoft Buys LinkedIn For $26.2 billion

Current Affairs of 14 June 2016 Tuesday

  • Tata Power signed agreement to acquire Welspun Renewables
  • Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad appointed as Chief Justice of Manipur HC.
  • India inked three agreements with Ghana  to strengthen co-operation.
  • Lewis Hamilton won 2016 Canada Grand Prix of Formula 1.
  • World Blood Donors Day 2016 observed was observed on14th June 2016
  • Noted Hindi writer Mudrarakshasa passed away.
  • Pranab Mukherjee Received Highest Civilian Award of Ivory Coast.
  • UN Elected Israel as Committee Chair For First Time

Current Affairs of 15 June 2016 Wednesday

  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day observed on 15th June 2016
  • Bihar inaugurated Child Labour Tracking System.
  • Kepler-1647b planet found which has two suns.
  • Peter Thomson of Fiji elected as President of 71st session of United Nations General Assembly.
  • Vijay Mallya declared as Proclaimed Offender by Money Laundering Court.
  • Union Cabinet Approved Merger of SBI with its Five Subsidiaries.

Current Affairs of 16 June 2016 Thursday

  • Who was awarded with prestigious PEN Pinter Prize 2016 – Margaret Atwood
  • Bramble Cay melomys declared extinct from human-caused climate change.
  • Union Cabinet approved Bill to fast track recovery of bad loans.
  • Niraj Mittal appointed as institutional banking head of DBS Bank.
  • Vidyanjali Mobile App launched by Union Government for volunteer work at government schools.
  • Senior IAS officer Supriya Sahu appointed as Director General of Doordarshan.
  • Russia nuclear icebreaker Arktika launched.

Current Affairs of 17 June 2016 Friday

  • Syed Nayeemuddin, former Indian football team coach to be conferred with Mohun Bagan Ratna.
  • US Senate Approved Enhanced Military Cooperation with India
  • Rio 2016 unveils Official slogan for Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • World Day to Combat Desertification 2016 observed on 17th June 2016
  • Sunil Mittal elected as Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce.
  • Kolkata-Ashuganj-Tripura route became operational between India and Bangladesh –

Current Affairs of 18 June 2016 Saturday

  • First batch of women fighter pilots inducted in Indian Air Force.
  • Indian Hockey Team Won Silver in Champions Trophy. Australia won the tournament.
  • AICTE inked agreement with Microsoft to build app for SWAYAM platform of HRD Ministry.
  • Govt Launches e-Nivaran Scheme
  • Union Ministry of AYUSH released Yog Geet for International Yoga Day.
  • NRIs can now Join NPS Online.
  • UK Backed India’s NSG Bid.
  • HDFC, Max to Merge Life Insurance Arms.

Current Affairs of 19 June 2016 Sunday

  • SBI launched IT Innovation Start-up Fund to assist start-ups.
  • Rajnath Approved Central Marine Force.
  • Modi,Sirisena Inaugurate Stadium in Sri Lanka.
  • India, South Korea Launch Korea Plus
  • California became the 6th-Largest Economy.
  • Raghuram Rajan to Quit As RBI Governor.

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