Daily News Updates Of 16th July, 2016

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National News:-

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the chief ministers of all the states in a Inter-state Council on 16th July, 2016.
  • Karnataka Legislative Assembly passed the amendment to provide more powers to Karnataka police on 15th July, 2016.
  • Amul Mother dairy raised its prices by Rs 1 each for half and full litre packets from 16th July, 2016.
  • 300-acre land of Nirvana Country township is going to be zero waste housing society in Gurgaon, as its was decided by RWA of the township.

International News:-

  • The U.S government is going to release a once classified chapter of a report handed by the attacks of September 11,200.

Business News:-

  • India’s merchandise exports rose to 1.27% annually in June, 2016.
  • Bicon stated on 15th July, 2016 that its partner Fujifilm Pharma Corporation got approval by Japan’s health department to sell diabetes product.
  • Sheenlac Paints Ltd. has signed pact with Jenson & Nicholson India Ltd. (JNIL) by investing Rs.10 crore in the firm.
  • Darjeeling tea cultivators asked the government to stop selling imported tea under the Nepal-India Free Trade Agreement.
  • Saregama, music firm has decided to sell  original copies at a reasonable price. Around 1.1 lakh songs will be available for sale and download from the website for Rs.2 per song.
  • SAIL’s Salem Steel Plants has launched its first kitchenware in Chennai on 15th July, 2016.
  • ICICI Prudential Insurance is set to fetch Rs.5,000 crore through initial public offer(IPO).
  • Reliance Industries net profit rose to 18% to Rs. 7,113 crore for the first quarter ended in June, 2016.
  • SEBI said on 15th July, 2016 banks are not allowed to use Fixed Deposit Receipts (FDR) for guarantee norms in their trading and clearing stock exchange functions.
  • The Pension Fund regulatory and Authority launched new technique NPS subscribers due to which NPS by NSDL e-Gov users can request for statement of a particular financial year.

Sports News:-

  • Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh honoured wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt in New Delhi on 15th July, 2016.
  • Former Batsman of England Michael Carberry has been diagnosed by cancer on 14th July, 2016.
  • Netherland player Tom Dumoulin won the 13th stage of the Le Tour France on 15th July, 2016.
  • Greece-Roman wrestler Vinod Kumar of Indian origin has failed the doping test and debarred from Australian team for the Rio Olympics.
  • Australian player Mike Corren defeated Sandeep Ramachandran at the quarter finals of South Australian Open squash PSA World tour event.
  • Ankita Raina’s lost by German Player Anna Zaja in the quarterfinals of the $25000 ITF women’s tennis tournament on 15th July, 2016

Arts, Culture and Awards News:-

  • Aziz Ansari became the first Indian-American actor who got selected in Emmy nominations as a lead in comedy category.
  • Drama series Game Of Thrones is in the Emmy nominations for best drama, that was announced on 14th July, 2016.

Quiz Round:-

Q1. SEBI stands as governing body for which department

  1. Security And Exchange Board
  2. Banking Regulatory Board
  3. Monetary Policy Regulatory Board
  4. None of these


Q2. The U.S primetime 68th Emmy awards ceremony is going to be held on ………..

  1. 18th September, 2016
  2. 19th September , 2016
  3. 20th September, 2015
  4. 21st September, 2015


Q3. Which music company has decided to sell its original copies at affordable prices

  1. Bose
  2. Sawan
  3. Saregama
  4. Guitarmonk


Q4.What is the statistical performance of Indian Merchandise exports in June, 2016.

  1. 1.27% increases
  2. 1.27% decrease
  3. 1.20 increase
  4. 1.20 decrease

Answers Key – 15th July, 2016

Q1. Wing Commander Pooja Thakur

Q2. Donald Trump

Q3. Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi


Q5. C-17 aircraft


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