Daily Current Affairs | 7th June 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • Rajiv Gauba headed the inter-ministerial Committee on Decongestion of Traffic in Delhi that submitted its report to the Union Government
  • Scientists of Harvard University developed Bionic Leaf that turns sunlight into liquid fuel
  • Gujarat announced the IT and Electronics Start-up Policy to develop 2000 start-ups
  • Soohorang white tiger was named as the mascot for 2018 winter Olympics to be held in South Korea
  • India’s rank in the biannual Good Country Index 2015 is 70th rank
  • The voters of Switzerland rejected State-provided unconditional basic income proposal in a referendum
  • Sudarsan Pattnaik, sand-artist, won a gold medal in the World Sand Art Championship in Bulgaria
  • Swachh Yug campaign was launched by the Union Government to make gram panchyats along Ganga open defecation free
  • India’s is ranked two on the 2016 Global Retail Development Index among the 30 developing countries surveyed
  • Farzad gas field that was in news recently is located in Iran
  • The Delhi Government recently announced implementation of its solar policy, which aims at installation of 1 GW solar power capacity by 2020
  • Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar recently laid foundation stone for Jai Jawan Awas Yojna in Bahadurgarh
  • 19762 crore rupees is estimated package for implementing suggested measures by the High Power Committee on decongesting Delhi
  • Kulmeet Bawa was recently appointed as Managing Director for Adobe South Asia
  • Dia Mirza is ambassador for Swachh Saathi (student internship) programme
  • An international team of astrophysicists discovered an unusual astronomical object Optical Einstein ring formed when two galaxies are exactly aligned
  • India became the ninth country to enter into an agreement with US for its International Expedited Traveller Initiative
  • Professional mixed martial artist Kimbo Slice died at age 42
  • Scientists unlocked a crucial part of the mystery as to how the DNA can replicate and repair itself, the research was conducted at University of Sheffield
  • Jharkhand will be providing medical insurance of two lakh rupees for BPL families
  • Railways intends to fit all the railway coaches with bio-toilets under ‘Clean Railways – Clean India’ initiative by 2019