NATIONAL AFFAIRS – 2


Monthly Current Affairs June 2016 “NATIONAL AFFAIRS – 2” key points to Remember.
HRD minister Smriti Irani launches Vidyanjali in New Delhi
Rajnath Singh to chair meeting of coastal States in Mumbai
Railways start social media system for grievance
Grievance redressal app for panchayats in Bengal
India to provide Rs 48 million aid for college building in Nepal
Nawazuddin introduces irrigation system in UP
Karnataka government bans electronic cigarettes
Haryana bans sale of paint thinner in bottles
Government increases buffer stock of pulses by 5 times
Maharashtra government to use plastic wastes to build roads
Government gives nod to six international agreements
Government to give unique ID cards to disabled persons
Sikkim to start courses on endangered languages
‘Delhi’s CP world’s 7th costliest office space’
India, ISA contract for exploration of Polymetallic Sulphides in Indian Ocean Region approved
Union Cabinet approved Bill to fast track recovery of bad loans
Karnataka, Goa sign pact to join Uday scheme: Piyush Goyal
UGC approves new guidelines for Deemed universities
Garment bank set up in Himachal Pradesh
India and Namibia call for reform in UN Security Council
Rajnath approves setting up central marine force
Railway Ministry launched Liberalised Policies on Parcel Leasing and Parcel Cargo Train Express
National Civil Aviation Policy 2016 released
Government imposes 20% duty on export of sugar
Union Cabinet approves MoU between ISRO and Canadian Space Agency
India, Namibia sign two MoUs
President returns home after concluding his three nation visit
India scripts history as IAF inducts 3 women fighter pilots
PM Modi, Lankan President dedicate Duraiappah Stadium to Sri Lankan people
Government clears Rs. 300 Crore under Swadesh Darshan scheme
NCERT to organise 3-day ‘Yoga Olympiad’ from tomorrow
States resolve to provide 24×7 power to everyone by Mar 2019
Government decides to allow export of 10% missile systems to friendly countries
Odisha to invest Rs.1,000 Crore for skill development
Jammu &Kashmir to develop new travel destinations
Haryana to have India’s 1st AYUSH university
Assam government announces free admission for Divyang students in government institutes
IRCTC launches mobile app to book air tickets
Delhi to pay social security pensions monthly
PM Modi outlines RAPID, a five-point charter for tax administrators at the Rajasva Gyan Sangam
Union Ministry of AYUSH released Yog Geet for International Day of Yoga–2016
Centre approves proposal for Greenfield Electronic Park in Odisha
Government to bear full coaching cost for SC students
Odisha announces cash incentives for districts
Punjab 1st to provide free Hepatitis C treatment
Andhra Pradesh to start Internet-based phone service
Tamilnadu government closes down 500 state run liquor outlets
Union Home Ministry notifies 10 coastal police stations
Railway Ministry launches two liberalised Policies
Government approves 100% FDI in defence, caviation, pharma under automatic route
President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate Mass Yoga Demonstration
URJA Mobile app launched to enhance consumer connect with Urban Power Distribution sector
Himachal government launches skill development project
PM Modi to get new ‘Air India One’ plane
PM Modi releases stamps on Surya Namaskara
Government releases draft National Forest Policy
2,000 women set world record in prenatal yoga
First-ever National Yoga Olympiad held in Delhi
Union Government bans use of Potassium Bromate as food additive
Punjab government launches MukhMantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund
Delhi starts portal to facilitate student loans
Railways’ new rules to be effective from July 1
Madhya Pradesh inks MoU with Chinese firm on $1bn investment:
Delhi launches project to ease school admissions
Cabinet approves biggest ever spectrum auction
Government okays Rs 10,000 crore corpus for Startups
Maharashtra to set up anti-terrorism school for cops
Maharashtra cabinet approves minority status for Jews
Nagpur and China’s Jinan become ‘sister cities’
Assam starts SMS drive for tobacco-free schools
Banda Singh Bahadur commemorative coin released:
Aadhaar to be linked with caste, domicile certificates
Andhra Postal circle releases stamps on Yoga booklet
PM Modi reaches Uzbekistan capital Tashkent to attend SCO
FM ArunJaitley to embark on 5-day China visit today
Government launches drive against lifestyle diseases
India’s first sunken museum to come up in Delhi
Government withdraws Drugs and Cosmetics Bill, 2013
Union Cabinet approves special package for Textile and Apparel sector
Union Cabinet approves pact for avoidance of double taxation with Belgium
Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Germany
Aadhaar to be linked with caste certificates
Maharashtra districts get own disaster plans
India to sign Memorandum of Obligation to join SCO
Mobile van to teach disabled kids in Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh to ban 10-12 year old trucks, buses
Haryana to provide 100% rebate in property tax
Government launches project for CNG-run two-wheelers
Austria to share technology with Andhra Pradesh in agriculture, water purification
Telangana to join Centre’s Uday scheme
Britain offers cooperation for development of Andhra Pradesh
Union Government approved setting up of District Level Advisory and Monitoring Committees
Arunachal to opt for e-governance, go paperless
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches 84 smart projects of 2000 crore rupees from 20 cities in Pune
ADB approved $500 million loan to build India’s longest river bridge across Ganga near Patna
Nepal bans citizens from working in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya
FM Arun Jaitley to attend AIIB’s 1st annual meeting in Beijing
NEDA to be formally launched in Guwahati on July 13
Government to observe NPS Service Fortnight from June 27 to July 9
Petroleum ministry to conduct road show in Guwahati
New Sonepat-Jind railway line to be dedicated to nation
President to present National Awards on drug prevention
Mehbooba Mufti wins Anantnag by-poll
Three-day Summer Festival inaugurated in Delhi
Government extends import ban on Chinese milk products
Mizoram to launch two-wheeler taxi service
Maharashtra to fund Pune College’s next satellite
Nagaland launches women helpline ‘181’
Greater Noida to develop Paris-like Eco Park
Union Defence Ministry gives nod for purchase of 145 Ultra-Light Howitzers guns from the US
ADB approves $500 million loan for bridge over Ganga River in Bihar
Jan Dhan deposits up 118 per cent over 21 months
Arun Jaitley cut short his China visit
Include chapter on Emergency in textbooks: Naqvi
India to continue NSG membership talks: MEA
India owns USD 121.6 bn worth US govt securities
Indo-Nepal boundary pillars to be GPS-enabled
Rajnath to chair Eastern Zonal Council meeting in Ranchi
Rs.13k cr black money found in offshore accounts
‘India Couture Week’ 2016 to begin on July 20
Government eliminates 1.6 cr bogus ration cards
Modi government launches RFID-based access control system at Cochin Port
Delhi hospitals to provide subsidised treatment to North East people
Assam’s Majuli becomes India’s 1st island district
AP govt signs deal for Rs.10k cr fertiliser plant
Andhra to set up $6.4 bn building materials park
Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs to meet tomorrow to decide Monsoon session dates
Talgo high-speed train trials to begin from July 7 on Mathura-Palwal route
I-T department to establish over 60 taxpayer centres across country
Odisha announces education loan at 1% interest
50L BPL families in Bihar to get LPG connections
7-member panel formed to end Nepal parliament deadlock
Home Ministry team to visit valley to probe attack on CRPF
Maharashtra Govt announces housing concessions for EWS
Agriculture Minister launches app for Bihar farmers
Centre to invest Rs 1,000 cr for 750-bedded AIIMS in Assam
Puducherry govt to build toilets in 55,000 homes
Maharashtra, Tata Power to ink pact for 1,000 MW for Mumbai
J&K govt launches e-file tracking system
8 new IITs’ cost estimate overshoots by Rs.7,910 cr
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Tanzania
Tamil Nadu’s fiscal deficit highest in India