NATIONAL AFFAIRS – 1


Monthly Current Affairs June 2016 “NATIONAL AFFAIRS – 1” key points to Remember.
Prime Minister releases National Disaster Management Plan
Vice President Hamid Ansari to deliver lecture at University in Morocco
Madhya Pradesh cabinet to give 6 % additional DA to state government staff
Odisha government to create 500 more gram panchayats
Maharashtra government announces compensation of Rs 5 lakh to next kin of those killed in Pulgaon ammunition depot fire
Assam assembly session begins today
India tops global slavery index with 18.35 million people enslaved
Prime Minister approves retirement age of doctors of Central Health Services to 65 years
Delhi Government Launches ‘DVAT M SEWA’ Mobile App
Indian Railways, PEC sign MoU to set up Kalpana Chawla Chair on geospatial technology
National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) to launch Ganga cleaning project in Bihar
India and Morocco launch Chamber of Commerce and Industry
India and World Bank sign agreement to improve efficiency and attractiveness of City Bus Services
Union Cabinet approves MoU between DGCA and French Civil Aviation Authority
Defence Minister to travel to Singapore; hold talks on Rafale jets
India gifts 2,000 bicycles to poor dalit girls in Nepal
National Film Archive of India (NFAI) acquires film songbooks
Andhra Pradesh government to observe Navanirmana Week to commemorate state’s new formation day
Telangana Government announces 15 new districts
Odisha becomes first state to give social welfare benefits to transgender community
2 Indian-origin women in Forbes’ self-made American women list
India to grant tourist, e-visa for Yoga courses
India among top five in 2015 in green energy spending
India joins Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation
Constitution of National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal Notified
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves Mau-Tarighat Railway line project
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Afghan-India Friendship Dam in Herat
Government to launch Shala Asmita Yojana this month: Smriti Irani
Asian Development Bank (ADB), government sign deal for $200M loan to Jharkhand
CCEA approved Minimum Support Prices for Kharif Crops for 2016-17 Season
India will not have power deficit for the first time in history
Singapore International Arbitration Centre to open Representative Office at GIFT City
Assam Assembly passes Ease of Doing Business Bill
Amritsar to get 1947 partition Museum
Swachh Bharat: 100 iconic sites to be cleaned
Government announces national competition for students
Himachal Pradesh becomes first state to have State Data Centre
Asia’s first Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme launched
MoU signed to facilitate hassle-free entry of Indians into US
Centre plans setting up satellite port in Goa
Andhra to get two high-speed railway lines
Telangana-California ink MoU for cooperation
Kerala coastline to be plastic and garbage-free
India’s 1st green swearing-in ceremony organised
Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar lays foundation stone of ‘Jai Jawan Awas Yojana’
Army partners Tata Motors for skill development
India has a floating post office, situated on a houseboat on the Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Gujarat government announces IT policy to promote new ventures
Post Offices to witness core banking operations by 2017
Gadkari launches Setu Bhartam project in Himachal Pradesh
Prabhu flags off semi-luxury train Tiger Express
Government to set up 6 bulk drug, medical device parks
Public Grievance Redressal Act launched in Bihar
Government in Arunachal town to observe car-free day
Odisha becomes first Indian state to give pension and food benefits to transgenders
Cambridge, MIT experts to design Indian syllabi
32 DTH channels to live-telecast IIT lectures
Guwahati declares Gangetic River Dolphin as its ‘city animal’
Delhi Government approves solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020
Swachh Yug campaign to make gram panchayats along Ganga open defecation free
WCD Ministry holds first ever All India Women Journalists workshop today
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to be launched in Odisha
India, ADB sign $120 mn loan pact for irrigation in Odisha
Uttrakhand government to reduce land circle rates by 50%
Western Railway observes safety awareness week
Jharkhand government to launch medical cover for poor
All train coaches to have bio-toilets by 2019
India becomes co-chair of Working Group on Maritime Situational Awareness under CGPCS
Draft National Water Framework Bill, 2016 released
Centre to introduce International Yoga Award Scheme
AYUSH minister to inaugurate National Health Editors’ meet on Yoga today
India all set to become member of Missile Technology Control Regime
Centre to open 100 Jan Aushadhi Kendras in Bihar
President to embark on 4-day visit to Ghana, Ivory Coast on June 12
Joint Indo-Korean coast guard exercise begins in Chennai
Rajasthan Government launches mobile app RajVayu on Air Quality Index
Kiran Bedi bans use of siren in VIP cars in Puducherry
All India Radio completes 80 years on June 8
Union Sports Minister Jitendra Singh announces upgradation, new stadium in J&K
Railway Minister lays foundation stone for 8 rail projects in Gujarat
Government to launch e-commerce website its employees
Union Government launched Surya Mitra Mobile App
World Bank slashes global growth forecast to 2.4 per cent
Mexico backs India’s bid for NSG membership;PM Modi heads home after winding up five-nation tour
Mirza Imtiyaz Judicial Commission constituted to probe Mathura violence
Researchers in Assam devlop two rice variants for submerged areas
Railways starts providing baby food at stations
IRB battalion to be named after Maharana Pratap
Centre announces new Print Media Advertisement policy
Nepal’s Deputy PM to arrive New Delhi for three-day visit
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flags off Champaran Satyagrah Express train in Bihar
Venkaiah Naidu launches ‘Swachh Map’ app of Rajkot civic body
Food Ministry proposes 25% duty on sugar export
Central Railway to issue safety warnings via SMS
NIIF, Qatar Investment Authority signed MoU to facilitate investment in Indian infrastructure sector
ADB approves $100 million loan for irrigation system in Tamil Nadu
Union Railways Ministry flags off Champaran Satyagrah Express train in Bihar
MP eyes Rs.1.3k crore tourism investment in FY17
Congress observes ‘dhikkar divas’ in Odisha
Telangana to set up ‘Pharma City’ near Hyderabad
Machilipatnam town sanctioned for development under AMRUT scheme
Delhi government renames flyover after Sikh icon
Govt to invest Rs.25L cr in waterways, ports, rail
Official site of Karnataka State Police hacked
Union Ministry of Power launches Surya Mitra Mobile App
UP has a village named ‘Snapdeal.com Nagar’
President leaves for 6-day tour of 3 African nations
West Bengal government to offer rice at Rs 2 per kg to sex workers, HIV patients
Gujarat island gets electricity for first time
10-day economic blockade begins in Manipur
Central Government approves Rs.300 cr for boosting tourism in UP
Andhra launches IT irrigation project management
Andhra Pradesh government to invest Rs.2,400 cr for tourism boost
Arvind Kejriwal Sets Up Committee to Look Into Matters Related To Delhi Water Bodies
Sikkim becomes India’s first State to launch open government data portal
President Mukherjee to hold bilateral talks with Ghanaian counterpart; Both sides likely to ink pacts including visa waiver
Kishore Tiwari-headed Task Force on Farmers submitted its report to Maharashtra Government
Bihar education dept launches Operation Clean Up
Vaishno Devi shrine sets new record, over 51,000 pilgrims visit in single day
PM Modi to inaugurate the two day Annual Conference of Tax
PM Modi to go on 4-nation tour in Africa in July
India, Ghana sign three agreements to strengthen co-operation in varied fields
Gujarat Government to launch mobile app for delivery of common services
Arun Jaitley, State FMs taking part in two-day meet on GST bill
AirAsia Group chief gets Overseas Citizen of India status
President Pranab Mukherjee receives highest civilian award of Ivory Coast
NITI Aayog to set up 500 ‘Atal Tinkering Labs’
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated Child Labour Tracking System
Telangana government to set up pharmaceutical city in Rangareddy and Mahbubnagar districts
Government releases draft wind-solar hybrid policy
Union Government Launches Scheme for setting up 1000 MW CTU- connected Wind Power Project
Andhra Pradesh Police to acquire 10 UAVs for aerial surveillance
Government may develop 23 destinations under Ramayana, Krishna Circuit
BHEL commissions 195 MW unit at Muzaffarpur
India to form alliance with Japan, South Korea to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG)
Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) plans to launch integrated bio energy mission
Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) ties up with Axis Bank
PM Modi inaugurates 1st conference of CBDT, CBEC
Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha to arrive in Delhi today on 3-day visit