Daily Current Affairs | 2nd June 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • 100 percent will be set up under the Department of Posts in India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)
  • The Union Cabinet gave its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism with Qatar
  • The Union Cabinet gave its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in the field of wildlife conservation and combating wildlife trafficking with the United States (US)
  • A study by researchers at major excavated site of Bhirrana, Haryana suggests that the Indus Valley Civilisation was much older than 8000 years old
  • Sachin Tendulkar will be used by Kerala Government in a campaign against drug and liquor abuse in the state
  • The National Film Archive of India acquired 1790 songbooks of Hindi films belonging to every decade of the country’s cinematic heritage starting from 1934 to 2012
  • UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, asked the Security Council to add just over 2500 peacekeepers to the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali
  • Wildlife authorities of Thailand said that they will press charges against a Buddhist temple where the bodies of 40 dead tiger cubs were found
  • Guinea was declared free from Ebola virus transmission by World Health Organization
  • Sri Lanka decided to gradually stop sending house maids abroad, mainly to the Middle East
  • India has gifted 2000 bicycles to poor dalit girls of a Nepal to encourage them to enroll in schools and enhance the literacy rate among them
  • Neerja Sethi and Jayshree Ullal featured on the Forbes’ annual list of America’s 60 wealthiest and most successful self-made women entrepreneurs
  • Vice admiral AK Chawla assumed charge as Chief of Personnel, Indian Navy
  • Nuwan Kulasekara announced retirement from Tests with immediate effect
  • Indian Boxing Council (IBC) was granted affiliation by the Commonwealth Boxing Council (CBC)
  • Telangana unfurled the second largest National flag of 291 foot on its foundation day
  • Rahul Johri assumed charge as first ever chief executive officer (CEO) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in Mumbai
  • The Union Cabinet approved the proposal for Extension of Corridor-1 of Chennai Metro Rail Phase-I Project from Washermanpet to Wimconagar