29th June 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • Justice AK Mathur headed the 7th Pay Commission whose recommendations were approved by the Union Cabinet
  • Exercise Jalrahat for Flood Relief is a Joint Initiative of Armed Forces and Assam Government
  • The prominent Tamil saint poet Thiruvalluvar’s statue was unveiled In Dam Kothi compound of holy city Haridwar in Uttarakhand by Rajya Sabha MP, Tarun Vijay
  • Ethiopia, Bolivia, Sweden and Kazakhstan were approved as non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)
  • Sanjeev Rajput clinched the silver medal for India in men’s 50-metre rifle 3 position event of the ISSF World Cup in Baku, Ajerbaijan
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a book titled “The Birds of Banni Grassland” that is a compilation of the research work, relating to more than 250 species of birds found in the Banni area of Kutch, Gujarat
  • The web portal that launched for online submission and monitoring of environmental approvals for mining of sand and minor minerals was launched by Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar
  • Air India will now fly unconfirmed passengers of Rajdhani trains at the fares matching with the AC first class ticket prices
  • The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved 201.50 million US dollars for Technical Education Quality Improvement Project for India
  • Peter Salama appointed by World Health Organisation (WHO) in June 2016
  • Isak Chishi Swu died in June 2016 and was chairman of Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah)
  • National Mineral Exploration Policy approved by Union Cabinet in June 2016 to attract private sector in exploration of minerals
  • Tejaswini project for which the World Bank approved the 63 million US dollar for welfare of adolescent girls and young women in Jharkhand
  • India is 105th position in the Human Capital Report 2016
  • Finland ranked 1st in the Human Capital Report 2016
  • NS Vishwanathan has been recently appointed as the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India