17 Jun 2016

Current Affairs Smart-Liners

Current Affairs Smart-Liners
Current Affairs Smart-Liners 17th June 2016:
Dear Aspirants, to make it simple here we have given the Smart-Liners of Daily Current Affairs which will help you to revise and it’s easy to keep it in mind. We hope that it will definitely help you in the preparation.

IMPORTANT DAYS:
·        June 17---- World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
NATIONAL:
·        Karnataka, Goa sign pact to join Uday scheme: Piyush Goyal
·        UGC approves new guidelines for Deemed universities
·        Garment bank set up in Himachal Pradesh
·        India and Namibia call for reform in UN Security Council
·        Rajnath approves setting up central marine force
·        Railway Ministry launched Liberalised Policies on Parcel Leasing and Parcel Cargo Train Express
·        National Civil Aviation Policy 2016 released
·        Government imposes 20% duty on export of sugar
·        Union Cabinet approves MoU between ISRO and Canadian Space Agency
·        India, Namibia sign two MoUs
INTERNATIONAL:
·        US: Philadelphia introduces soda tax to fight obesity
·        India, Bangladesh launch transhipment facility
·        North America to have its first sanctuary for dolphins
·        Arktika, the most powerful nuclear icebreaker launched by Russia
·        First Chinese Disneyland opens in Shanghai
APPOINTMENTS:
·        Obama nominates Indian-origin as ambassador to Malaysia
·        Senior IAS officer Supriya Sahu appointed as Director General of Doordarshan
·        Hollywood actor Anne Hathaway appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador
BANKING :
·        SBI launches Rs.200 Crore fund for fintech startups
·        RBI approves common rural bill payment centres
AWARDS AND HONORS:
·        Syed Nayeemuddin, former Indian football team coach, to be conferred with Mohun Bagan Ratna
·        Italy's Osteria named world's best restaurant
BUSINESS AND ECONOMY:
·        ESIC to provide free health checkup to subscribers
·        Blackberry partners HCL for selling software
·        Revlon acquires Elizabeth Arden in $870 million deal
·        Tata, Uber tie up for solutions to cab drivers
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:
·        India-made trainer plane makes inaugural flight
·        Chinese surgeon to transplant human head for first time in the world
·        Scientists for the first time grow living bone in lab
SPORTS:
·        India in their 1st Champions Trophy hockey final
·        Nine-year-old sets swimming record in US
OBITUARY:
·        Veteran Odia actress Manimala Devi passes away

·        Famous TV actress Ann Morgan Guilbert dies





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