- Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan mentioned defense imports would be brought down below 40% during the news conference in Bhubaneswar on 26th June, 2016.
- On 26th June, 2016,the Housing and Urban ministry proposed to appoint an agency to provide faster bank loan services to the urban poor.
- P.M Narendra Modi warned to decrease tax evasion in his monthly radio show Mann ki baat on 26th June, 2016.
- Eight-days-old, Shahida Rar from Maharashtra is the “Youngest PAN” card holder in India.
- The tariff norms will be revised in rubber sector in some states like Kerala as they are heading towards crisis.
- Around 1,000 year-old stone inscription on Kapalikas, who idolized Bhairava, has been discovered in Raichur district by a professor of Kannada University, Hampi.
- The Congress party appointed Asha Kumari as the incharge of Punjab, who replaced Kamal Nath.
- On 26th June, 2016, European lawmakers urged Britain to begin exit poll while Germany suggested Britain to reconsider the impact of its vote.
- On 26th June, 2016, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that Scotland will look into the issue of independence matter again.
- Narcotics worth $56.31 million( Rs. 382 crore approx.) was set on fire during the United Nations “International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking ceremony in Yangon, Myanmar on 26th June, 2016.
- Italian coast guard said on 26th June, 2016 that 3,324 migrants were saved from the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Libya.
- A protest against Orlando gun nightclub violence was organised during the annual Gay Pride parade in New York on 26th June, 2016.
- E-commerce firm, Paytm is working with the Indian sellers to get products from China.
- Indian motorcycle has decided to launch its cheapest model in India with 1,000cc Scout 60 at Rs.11.99 lakhs.
- SEBI is planning to enlarge its investment funds by expanding its fixed deposit investments to all banks.
- HNG (Hindustan National Glass and Industries) is planning to unveil lightweight glass bottles for retail users.`
- Tennis official Dushan Deo passed away at his home in Bhubaneshwar at the age of 83 on 23rd June, 2016.
- Hari Krishnan from Chennai won the International motorcycle racing championship on 26th June, 2016.
- Athletes Ankit Sharma, Muhammad Anas And Srabani Nanda has qualified for the Rio, olympics 2016.
- Gagan Narang placed seventh in the shooting World Cup, in Baku, Azerbaijan on 26th June, 2016.
Science And Technology News:-
- Researchers have invented a new technique to diagnose gravitational waves with the help of advanced LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory) design.
- Battery powered electric car developed by swiss engineering student has set the world record for acceleration by taking 1.513 seconds to reach 100 km/h.
Arts, Culture And Awards News:-
- 27th June, 2016 celebrated as the birth anniversary of Music Director RDBurman.
- New York fashion photographer Bill Cunningham passed away at the age of 87 on 25th June, 2016.
- Two drama collections of theatre created by Lahkar were released on 26th June, 2016.
- Kavalam Narayana Panicker, who is known for native idiom into Malayalam theatre passed away on 26th June, 2016 at the age of 88.
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