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Current Affairs 8th June 2016
Current Affairs Headlines of 08th June, 2016

→ Adobe announced the appointment of Kulmeet Bawa as Managing Director (MD) for South Asia.

→ All train coaches to have bio-toilets by 2019.

→ Ashok Ganapathy was appointed as the Director of Bharti Airtel Ltd. He will take over the post with effect from 1 July 2016.

→ Delhi Government approves solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020.

→ Facebook appoints Adobes Umang Bedi as India MD.

→ Guwahati declares Gangetic River Dolphin as its ‘city animal’.

→ Hillary Clinton secures Democratic presidential nomination.

→ India, ADB sign $120 mn loan pact for irrigation in Odisha.

→ Indias first cafe based on the popular television sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S has opened up in Kolkata.

→ IOC honours IOA chief N Ramachandran with Olympic Order.

→ Jharkhand govt to launch medical cover for poor.

→ JV of L & T wins contract to develop Qatar stadium.

→ Norway to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2025.

→ Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to be launched in Odisha.

→ Saudi plans to triple non-oil revenue in 5 years.

→ Six Russian weightlifters banned for doping.

→ Swachh Yug campaign to make gram panchayats along Ganga open defecation free.

→ Tennis star Rohan Bopanna secures direct entry into Rio Olympics.

→ The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept its key rates unchanged in its second bi-monthly monetary policy for the year 2016-17 announced in Mumbai.

→ US Army Reserve officer Deshauna Barber crowned as Miss USA 2016.

→ Uttrakhand government to reduce land circle rates by 50%.

→ Walmart retains top position in Fortune 500 list.

→ Western Railway observes safety awareness week.

→ Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry holds first ever All India Women Journalists workshop.

→ World’s biggest cruise ship docks in Barcelona.


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