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Current Affairs 17th June 2016
Current Affairs Headlines of 17th June, 2016

→ American Literary Translator Gregory Rabassa dies.

→ Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta passes away.

→ Bank of Japan keeps interest rates unchanged.

→ Congressional resolution introduced backing Indias UNSC bid.

→ Corinthians boss Tite was named as the new coach of Brazil.

→ Delhis Connaught Place (CP) worlds 7th costliest office space.

→ Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) Bank appoints Niraj Mittal as institutional banking head.

→ Dhoni joint 2nd most successful ODI captain.

→ Ex-spinner Venkataramana named coach of Dindigul franchise.

→ France formally ratifies Paris climate accord.

→ Government gives nod to six international agreements.

→ Government increases buffer stock of pulses by 5 times.

→ Government to give unique ID cards to disabled persons.

→ Grievance redressal app for panchayats in Bengal.

→ Haryana bans sale of paint thinner in bottles.

→ HRD minister Smriti Irani launches Vidyanjali in New Delhi.

→ India to provide Rs 48 million aid for college building in Nepal.

→ India won three-match ODI Series against Zimbabwe, 3-0.

→ India, ISA contract for exploration of Polymetallic Sulphides in Indian Ocean Region approved.

→ India-Bangladesh transit facility becomes operational.

→ Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) opens first facility outside UK in Brazil.

→ Kamal Nath resigns as Congress Punjab chief.

→ Karnataka government bans electronic cigarettes.

→ Maharashtra government to use plastic wastes to build roads.

→ McCartney’s Wings guitarist McCullough passes away.

→ Methane leak spotted from space for 1st time.

→ Nawazuddin introduces irrigation system in UP.

→ North Korea Ryugyong Hotel is world’s tallest unoccupied building.

→ PM Modi inaugurates 1st conference of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) & Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC).

→ Railways start social media system for grievance.

→ Rajnath Singh to chair meeting of coastal States in Mumbai.

→ Sikkim to start courses on endangered languages.

→ Stayzilla appoints former Goibibo director Gopalakrishnan as vice-president of products.

→ Sunil Bharti Mittal elected as International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Chairman.

→ Tokyo Governor, Yoichi Masuzoe, Resigns Over Spending Scandal.

→ Union Cabinet approved Bill to fast track recovery of bad loans.

→ US Federal Reserve holds interest steady.

→ Veteran Tamil film director AC Tirulokchandar passes away.


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