Daily Current Affairs | 1st June 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • 1st June: The World Milk Day / The Global Day of Parents
  • A massive fire broke out at the Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) in Pulgaon
  • Uttar Pradesh Government approved the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Varanasi
  • The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 that came into effect was incorporated into Chapter X of the Finance Act, 2016
  • The age of superannuation of all doctors of Central Health Services was extended by Union Government to 65 years
  • Haryana decided to raise the retirement age of state government doctors as per the age of doctors of Central Health Services as notified by Union Government
  • Gotthard Base Tunnel, world’s longest railway tunnel, was recently inaugurated in Switzerland
  • The National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited recently announced to launch a Ganga cleaning project in Bihar
  • The Government of India and the World Bank recently signed an agreement to improve efficiency of City Bus Services
  • India recently launched the Chamber of Commerce and Industry with Morocco to accelerate the pace of economic development between the two nations
  • Vice President of India Hamid Ansari visited Morocco to strengthen bilateral ties with India
  • Asia’s largest technology trade show that kicked off in Taipei, attracting more than 1600 companies from 30 countries to showcase their latest products is named as COMPUTEX
  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy for kharif season 2016-17 by 60 rupees to 1470 rupees per quintal
  • The UN children’s agency, UNICEF, has decided to scale up operations to support twenty two thousand migrant children in Greece
  • Madhya Pradesh state cabinet has decided to give 6 percent additional dearness allowance to state government staff from 1 January 2016
  • Forty tiger cub bodies have been found in a freezer at a Buddhist temple accused of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse in Thailand
  • Madhya Pradesh decided to celebrate ‘Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan’ every year
  • Bhim Sain Bassi, former Delhi Police Commissioner, was appointed as a member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by President Pranab Mukherjee
  • Ashok Lavasa, an IAS officer of 1980 batch of Haryana cadre, was appointed as the Finance Secretary
  • The provisional estimates of national GDP for 2015-16 released by Central Statistical Office (CSO) is pegged at 7.6%
  • Asia’s largest technology trade show COMPUTEX was started on 31 May 2016 in Taipei
  • Prabhas Kumar Jha assumed the office of Secretary in the Union Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
  • National Disaster Management Plan, the first ever national plan, was released in India to make it disaster resilient