Daily Current Affairs | 21th June 2016 Current Affairs

  • 21 June: Yoga day
  • The TOP 500 list declared SERC as the fastest supercomputer in India is located at IISc, Bangalore
  • Sunway TaihuLight Chinese supercomputer was declared as the fastest in the world by the TOP500 List
  • Thithi Kannada movie won the best film award under the Asia New Talent Awards Category at the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival
  • Tata Power agreed to buy Welspun Renewable Energy Pvt Ltd for 1.4 billion US dollars
  • Aida Gemanque of Brazil, 106-year old woman, became the oldest Olympic torch bearer in the world
  • Rajasthan decided to establish model madarasas with modern education in every district
  • Max Life and Max Financial Services agreed to merge with HDFC Life
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley released a commemorative silver coin on the occasion of 300th Martyrdom Day of Sikh General Banda Singh Bahadur
  • Odisha launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
  • Dubbed the Gateway to Hell, a volcano in South Iceland that can explode in near future according to experts Hekla
  • Anand Desai, Head of the Expert Committee set up on examining the Specific Relief Act 1963, submitted its report to government
  • Inland Waterways Authority of India and India Ports Global Private Limited signed MoU for implementation of the three additional works on Kaladan Multimodal Transit Transport Project
  • Virginia Raggi was elected as the first female mayor of Rome
  • The chemical of Potassium bromate (KbrO3) use was banned as a food additive by Union Government on recommendation of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
  • The village of Nepal after Langtang’s a Martian crater was named by the International Astronomical Union
  • Punjab is first Indian state to launch Mukh Mantri Hepatitis C Relief Fund
  • Indigenous Basic Trainer Aircraft HTT-40 was developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
  • State Bank of India was named in Hall of Shame list 2016 that listed Banks funding Cluster Bomb Makers

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