23rd June 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni equaling Australian Ricky Ponting record by 324 international matches captained
  • Editor-in-Chief of Ananda Bazaar Patrika (ABP) Aveek Sarkar resigned in June 2016
  • Tech Mahindra Ltd acquired UK-based digital transformation firm The BIO Agency Ltd in June 2016
  • Lionel Messi scored his 55th goal in the ongoing Copa American Cup to become the all-time leading scorer for Argentina
  • Hong Kong is topped the list of most expensive cities as per Mercer’s 2016 Cost of Living Survey
  • Ken Miyauchi was recently appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank Group
  • Anupam Pahuja was recently appointed as the India Country Manager and MD of PayPal
  • Barinder Sran was adjudged as the Man of the Series of the three-match T20I series between India and Zimbabwe
  • Anju Bobby George, Olympian and iconic long jumper from India, resigned as President of the Kerala Sports Council
  • European Union agreed to set up a new border and coastguard force to curb the influx of migrants
  • The renowned Qawwal from Pakistan Amjad Sabri was shot dead in Karachi, Pakistan
  • A team of 13 mountaineers of the Eastern Naval Command set foot on the highest point in India embarking on a mission Kamet and Mt. Abi Gamin
  • The Union Cabinet gave its approval to the signing of a Protocol amending the Agreement between India and Belgium for avoidance of double taxation
  • Indian Olympic Association and the ad-hoc committee had sent a request for wildcard entry for Rio Olympic to MC Mary Kom
  • Dinkar Zoting, retired Bombay High Court judge, appointed to probe charges of alleged financial irregularities against former State Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse
  • Afghanistan made a strong pitch for making India a party to the already operational Afghan-Pakistan transit and trade agreement, APTTA
  • The 3rd century archaeological site called Mahasthangarh in Bogra was selected to function as the SAARC cultural capital in 2016 lies in Bangladesh