Weekly Current Affairs 2016. Week 26, Weekly Current Affairs 2016 (27 June - 3 July)

Weekly Current Affairs 2016 (27 June – 3 July)

The weekly current Affairs for Week no. 26 of 2016 (27 June 2016 – 3 July 2016) are as follows:

Current Affairs of 27 June 2016 Monday

  • Expanded Panama Canal reopens after 9 years of work.
  • Lionel Messi retired from Argentina after Copa America final loss to Chile.
  • India became 35th full member of Missile Technology Control Regime.
  • Sujoy Bose Appointed as new CEO of NIIF.
  • Odisha Govt Launched Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana.
  • Jitu Rai won silver in ISSF

Current Affairs of 28 June 2016 Tuesday

  • What is a scheme to boost healthcare facilities for pregnant women – Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan
  • CSIR launches BGR -34, India’s first anti diabetic ayurvedic drug.
  • RBI published Payment and Settlement Systems in India.
  • Zubaida Bai won UN honour for corporate sustainability initiative.
  • India Ranked 105th On Human Capital Index.
  • Nagaland Launches Sakhi-One Stop Centre.

Current Affairs of 29 June 2016 Wednesday

  • Ethiopia, Bolivia, Sweden and Kazakhstan became non-permanent UNSC members in UNGA.
  • NS Vishwanathan appointed as deputy governor of RBI.
  • Assam’s Island District Majuli becomes India’s first.
  • Union Cabinet approved recommendations of  7th Pay Commission.
  • Sanjeev Rajput won silver in ISSF World Cup.
  • World Bank bank approved $201.50 million for Technical Education Quality Improvement Project in India.
  • Amul bagged the sponsorship of the Indian contingent at the Rio Olympic Games.

Current Affairs of 30 June 2016 Thursday

  • Argentina women team won 2016 Champions Trophy Hockey title.
  • RBI to study Blockchain technology to curtail paper currency.
  • China Launched 2nd Shijian-16 Satellite
  • India and Israel test-fired co-developed MR-SAM missile successfully.
  • Researcher develops non-invasive method to kill which Cancer cells in 2 hours.

Current Affairs of 1 July 2016 Friday

  • Indigenously built LCA, Tejas inducted in IAF –
  • Heavyweight Torpedo, Varunastra inducted by Indian Navy.
  • Rodrigo Duterte sworned in as new president of Philippines.
  • Supreme Court ruled that Lesbians, gays and bisexuals are not third gender.
  • Teacher education portal, Prashikshak launched by Union HRD Ministry.
  • National Doctors Day 2016 was observed in India on – 1st July 2016

Current Affairs of 2 July 2016 Saturday

  • Punjab launched Rapid Rural Police Response System.
  • President Pranab Mukherjee presented B C Roy National Awards.
  • Fast Attack Craft, INS Tarasa launched by Indian navy.
  • The State Bank of India (SBI) sold five per cent stake in the National Stock Exchange (NSE) to Mauritius-based Veracity Investments.
  • Ravi Shastri resigned from his post as media representative in ICC’s prestigious Cricket Committee.
  • The Sports Ministry granted recognition to Paralympic Committee of India(PCI).
  • The 2nd BRICS Youth Summit started in Guwahati.

Current Affairs of 3 July 2016 Sunday

  • For solar photovoltaic, projects SBI has inked agreements with the World Bank for a $625 million.
  • Saudi Arabia became Associate Member of ICC.
  • Indrajit Coomaraswamy became new Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.will open three branches in India in New Delhi, Devanahalli (near Bengaluru) &Paranur (near Chennai).
  • Reliance Industries & SBI signed agreement to set up the payments bank by joint venture.
  • Chennai-based Equitas Holdings got licence from the RBI to start small finance bank (SFB).

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