Daily Current Affairs | 9th June 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • Thailand, Armenia, Belarus and Moldova were recognised by World Health Organization (WHO) recognised for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis
  • Maria Sharapova was suspended for two years from Tennis by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on 8 June 2016 for using a prohibited drug
  • The famous English film director Ridley Scott will be honoured with the American Cinematheque award
  • Eden Gardens will host India’s first pink-ball multi-day cricket match
  • Internet search engine Google and Tata Trusts’ joint initiative Internet Saathi was recently launched in West Bengal
  • The Indian-origin professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya was recently awarded Regius Professorship by Queen Elizabeth II
  • Veteran journalist KK Katyal passed away in June 2016 and spent 28 years at The Hindu
  • The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) members and partners on 6 June 2016 launched Anaconda-16 Exercise in Poland
  • South Indian city Amazon.com will be setting up its Web Services Cloud Region in Hyderabad
  • Cristiano Ronaldo topped the 2016 World’s Highest-Paid Athletes List
  • The founder of Amazon.com Jeff Bezos received the USIBC Global Leadership Award from the visiting PM Narendra Modi in Washington DC
  • Narendra Modi became the fifth Indian Prime Minister to address the legislature of USA
  • France launched the ‘SAIP’ smart phone app to alert users on terror attacks and other disasters
  • Union Government announced Maharana Pratap a new Indian Reserve Battalion in Rajasthan
  • The World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim slashes global growth forecast by 0.5 percent to 2.4 percent