Daily Current Affairs | 15th June 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • 15 June 2016: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • Shiyal Bet was in news recently for getting power for the first time after 70 years of Independence
  • Bihar recently launched Child Labour Tracking System to keep a track of rescued child labour for their proper rehabilitation
  • The United Nations General Assembly elected Israel to chair its Legal Committee which is also called Sixth Committee
  • The Permanent Representative of Fiji Peter Thomson was recently elected as the President of 71st session of United Nations General Assembly
  • Scientists have discovered a Jupiter-like planet, Kepler-1647b, orbiting a system of two stars, making it the largest such cosmic body ever found in the constellation Cygnus
  • Union Government approved a series of measures for the abatement of pollution and for the conservation and preservation of lakes in Bengaluru
  • Vijay Mallya was declared as a Proclaimed Offender by a special court for the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)
  • Gunit Chadha, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Asia Pacific region of Deutsche Bank AG, resigned in June 2016
  • Union Ministry of Railways signed a Joint Venture (JV) Agreement with Odisha
  • Delhi Cabinet Minister Gopal Rai resigned as Transport Minister due to health reasons
  • Stonegate Bank issued first US credit card for use in Cuba
  • The creator of the beehive hairstyle, made popular by many famous women, Margaret Vinci Heldt died in US at the age of 98
  • Bihar barred plying of 15 years old commercial diesel vehicles from roads of its capital
  • In Puducherry, Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi launched a mobile Application for helping senior citizens in distress that was developed by Helpage India
  • After a notice sent by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, RPG foundation removed an art installation on Sachin Tendulkar from Marine Drive
  • Union Cabinet cleared the new Civil Aviation Policy with an aim to increasing regional air connectivity, and ease rules for Airlines to fly overseas