Daily News Updates Of 20th June, 2016

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National News:-

  • State cabinet approved a proposal to upgrade Shri krishna Government Ayurvedic College, Kurukshetra, university as AYUSH university.
  • The Odisha government is expecting Rs. 1000 crore investment in the Green Field Electronics park, which is expanded in the 203 acres of area.
  • 19th June is observed as World refugee Day. More than 14,000 Afghan refugees have taken shelter in India.
  • TSR committee had submitted a report to Human Resource Department that UGC has been unable to impose regulations for quality of higher education over the years.
  • On 19th June, 2016,External Affairs Minister  Sushma Swaraj  said at a press conference that India is hopeful of convincing China for NSG membership.
  • Seven names of successors of RBI governor Raghuram Rajan are – Arundhati Bhattacharya, Urjit Patel, Ashok Chawla, Arvind Subramanian Subir Gokarn, Arvind Panagariya and Kaushik Basu.
  • Mohana Singh, Bhawana Kanth and Avani Chaturvedi became the first three women fighter pilots on 18th June, 2016.

International News:-

  • Rome elections was held on 19th June, 2016 for its mayor position and Virginia Raggi, a five star movement candidate could be the first woman mayor of the Eternal city, Rome.

Business News:-

  • Iran signed a deal with U.S plane manufacturer boeing to buy 100 planes.
  • Volkswagen group will soon stop manufacturing more than 40 car models.
  • Tata Power Ltd. signed an energy agreement with Welspun Enterprise Ltd. worth of Rs. $1.4 billion.
  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected accusations against Nissan motors.
  • Ayurvedic cosmetics company Biotique will invest Rs. 200 crore to construct an another branch in Himachal Pradesh and North east.
  • Spicejet will soon offer passengers a taxi services option to reach airport at the time of ticket purchase.

Sports News:-

  • 106-year old Aida Germanque became the world’s oldest olympic torchbearer on 18th June, 2016 when she was honoured to carry the flame in Macapa, Brazil.
  • Snehadevi Reddy won the Mary Pierce in the ITF women’s tennis tournament on 19th June, 2016.
  • Balaji Sports defeated vats Sports in the Abheeta Khanna memorial under-14 cricket tournament on 19th June, 2016.
  • M.R. Poovamma won a 400m race in 53.18 seconds in the Opole, Poland on 19th June, 2016.
  • Gaurav Gill (co-driver of Glenn Macneall) won the FIA APRC International rally of Queensland on 19th June, 2016.
  • The ICC announced on 19th June, 2016 that fast bowler Shaminda Eranga of Sri Lanka has been banned from bowling in International cricket.

Science And Technology News:-

  • A crater in Mars has been named after a Langtang village of Nepal, which is hit by an earthquake.

Arts, Culture And Awards News:-

  • Paul Cox an Australian Director passed away at the age of 76.
  • Chinese banned dog meat festival on the annual eve of the event 19th June, 2016.
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