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CURRENT AFFAIRS LAST SIX MONTHS(1 JUN-12 DECEMBER)

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                                        DECEMBER-2016(1-12December)
1)      On 1st December which day was observed across the world - World AIDS Day 
2)      Union Cabinet approves inclusion of 15 new castes in - Central OBC List
3)      UNESCO adds Cuban rumba and Belgian beer to list of - World’s Intangible Heritage
4)      Union Government formed which committee to promote digital economy - Chandrababu Naidu Committee
5)      Drones help assess land problems in - North East
6)      51st Raising Day was celebrated by – BSF
7)      Yoga now on UNESCO’s list of - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 
8)      Union HRD Ministry launches - Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan 
9)      New cheap way to produce nuclear fuel using electricity developed by - Russian Scientist
10)   SC approves which system to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR - Centre’s Graded Response System
11)   On 3rd December which day is observed across the world - International Day of Persons with Disabilities
12)   Which Festival begins in Nagaland - Hornbill 
13)   UAE-based Indian teen Kehkashan Basu wins - Children's Peace Prize
14)   ISRO to launch how many satellites in one go in 2017 - 83 Satellites 
15)   Which conference held in Amritsar, Punjab - 6th Heart of Asia
16)   On 5th December which day is observed across the world - World Soil Day
17)   Who wins reader’s poll for the TIME Person of the Year 2016 - Narendra Modi
18)   Who has been appointed as Interim Director of CBI - Rakesh Asthana
19)   Which app has been launched to promote breastfeeding - Stanpan Suraksha
20)   2016 Miss Supranational title won by - Srinidhi Shetty
21)   Researchers found novel route to discover - New Drug Targets
22)   Name the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu who passed away on 5th December, 2016 - J Jayalalithaa
23)   Name the Joint maritime exercise which begins between India and UK - Konkan 16
24)   The Lifeline Express to get two more coaches for - Cancer Treatment
25)   Nation pays homage to Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar on his - Mahaparinirvan Diwas
26)   Which remote sensing satellite has successfully launched - Resourcesat-2A
27)   Andhra Pradesh Government launches which mobile app to promote digital transactions - AP Purse
28)   INS Sumitra visited which country to strengthen bilateral ties - Australia
29)   Name the artist who won 2016 Turner Prize - Helen Marten
30)   Dr Ambedkar’s birthday to be celebrated as - Water Day
31)   Who has been named as Time Magazine person of the year - Donald Trump
32)   India to train Sukhoi Su-30MK2 fighter pilots of which country - Vietnam
33)   Which court gave verdict against Triple Talaq - Allahabad High Court
34)   On 9th December 2016 which day is observed across the world - International Anti-Corruption Day
35)   Use of newspapers for packing food banned by – FSSAI
36)   Name the astronaut who is the 1st American to Orbit Earth - John Glenn
37)   AirAsia India Summoned for - FEMA Violations
38)   Which country successfully launches space junk collector into orbit – Japan
39)   President Pranab Mukherjee presents which two awards to master craftspersons - Shilp Guru Awards, National Awards
40)   On 10th December, 2016 which day is observed across the world - Human Rights Day
41)   Recommendations of Ratan Watal Committee for - Digital Payments
42)   India inked Civil nuclear cooperation agreement with which country - Vietnam
43)   $100 million loan was cancelled by world bank for which country - Pakistan
44)   Cargo service between Tibet and Nepal was launched by - China
45)   Which TV channel was launched to promote cashless India - Digishala TV Channel
46)   Ammonia detected for first time in upper – Troposphere
47)   On 11th December which day is observed across the world - International Mountain Day
48)   Nobel Peace Laureate Jose Ramos-Horta urged for peace in - J & K
49)   Who conferred with highest French civilian distinction Legion of Honour - John Kerry
50)   Pranab Mukherjee launches Kailash Satyarthi’s which campaign - 100 Million for 100 Million
                                        NOVMBER-2016
1)      Which joint military exercise Surya Kiran commences - 10th Indo-Nepal
2)      Which state tops in 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index of NITI Aayog – Maharashtra
3)      Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel remembered on his - 141st Birth Anniversary
4)      IFFI to honour Im Kwon-taek with -Lifetime Achievement Award
5)      Which country invites India to join fast-neutron reactor project – Russia
6)      To achieve a corruption free society which week is observed across India - Vigilance Awareness Week
7)      International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against whom is observed globally -Journalists
8)      IISER Researchers develop what to scoop out marine oil spills – Gelator
9)      MoU signed for enabling online submission of applications under - PMAY
10)   Who has been appointed as CEO of IBRD & IDA of World Bank - Kristalina Georgieva
11)   Sports Ministry tells whom to identify 2020 Olympics Medal Prospects – NSFs
12)   PM Modi inaugurated Asian Ministerial Conference on - Disaster Risk Reduction
13)   Who has been appointed as India's Ambassador to Lebanon - Sanjiv Arora
14)   Who won German Green Talent award - Shamik Chowdhury
15)   Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties will be hosted by - India
16)   Which channel ordered to be taken off air for 24 hours - NDTV India
17)   Union Government launches which abhiyan - Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva
18)   On 5th November which day is celebrated - World Tsunami Awareness Day
19)   India-Bangladesh which joint military exercise has begun - SAMPRITI-2016
20)   Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2016 observed from-31st October to 5th November
21)   Union Environment Ministry constitutes Four-Member team for Conservation of - Loktak Lake
22)   International Day for Preventing Exploitation of Environment in War and Armed Conflict observed on – 6th November
23)   Which company becomes first firm to get debt recast under RBI’s S4A Scheme – HCC
24)   Indian Women’s hockey team wins - 2016 Asian Champions Trophy
25)   Name the former J&K Deputy Chief Minister who passes away recently -Mangat Ram Sharma
26)   Who won 2016 WTA Elite Singles Trophy - Petra Kvitova
27)   Who has been elected as Member of International Law Commission of UN - Aniruddha Rajput
28)   Who has been elected as new President of USA - Donald Trump
29)   Who has been appointed as Executive Director of RBI - M Rajeshwar Rao
30)   Book titled An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India is written by - Shashi Tharoor
31)   Who has won 2016 RSF-TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize - Hadi Abdullah
32)   Who has been appointed as MD and CEO of BoB Capital Markets
-          Ratnesh Kumar
33)   New series of Rs 500 & Rs 2000 notes with improved features were issued by - RBI
34)   World Science Day for Peace and Development 2016 observed on
-          10th November 2016
35)   Who has been appointed as interim Chairman of TCS - Ishaat Hussain
36)   Name of first Indian-American woman to be elected to U.S. House
-          Pramila Jayapal
37)   Who is re-elected as Director-General of International Labour Organization - Guy Ryder
38)   Competition Commission of India selected to host - ICN 2018 Annual Conference
39)   Who will host 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit – Peru
40)   Who is the real brain behind the currency withdrawal move - Anil Bokil
41)   Marta Jakimowicz selected for Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 by - Lalithakala Academy
42)   In Chennai City Union Bank launches India’s first banking robot – Lakshmi
43)   Who wins 2016 Golden Peacock Award for corporate governance
        SAIL
44)   On 14th November 2016 which day is observed across the world - World Diabetes Day
45)   Researchers isolate what in chicken transmitting multidrug resistant pathogen to humans – Bacterium
46)   World Pneumonia Day is celebrated across the world on - 12th November
47)   36th India International Trade Fair begins in - New Delhi
48)   Which year will be hottest year on record – 2016
49)   Special Task Force led by SS Mundra formed to recalibrate - ATMs
50)   Honorary Oscar at 8th Annual Governors Awards received by - Jackie Chan
51)   Biggest and brightest Supermoon observed at - 356,509 KM
52)   20 nations sign framework agreement of - International Solar Alliance
53)   On 16th November which day is observed across the world - International Day for Tolerance
54)   Which two countries Joint Training Exercise Hand in Hand 2016 begins in Pune - India, China
55)   APEC Forum's Week begins in – Lima
56)   Which state becomes first to adopt Fly Ash Utilization Policy - Maharashtra
57)   Doctors from which country perform brain implant for the first time in history – Netherlands
58)   CRPF for first time deploys women commandos for - Anti-Maoists Operations
59)   Which country withdraws from International Criminal Court – Russia
60)   Hunar Haat organised at 2016 - India International Trade Fair
61)   "Post-truth" named Word of the Year for 2016 by - Oxford Dictionaries
62)   Indian Navy inducts 4 types of indigenously developed – Sonars
63)   Union Government sets up which committee to look into concerns of tourists, NRIs - Inter Ministerial Committee
64)   Scientists produce faster-growing crops by improving – Photosynthesis
65)   Which Indian surname is most common in UK – Patel
66)   Jammu and Kashmir Government launches - Jhelum-Tawi Flood Recovery Project


67)   Union Government bans controversial NGO of - Zakir Naik
68)   Which supercomputer was named as fastest supercomputer of world - Sunway TaihuLight of China
69)   Four underwater SONAR systems developed by DRDO were inducted by - Indian Navy
70)   Where was World Internet Conference 2016 held - China
71)   Universal Children Day observed on - 20th November 2016
72)   Who has been appointed as Executive Chairman of National Legal Services Authority - Jagdish Singh Khehar
73)   China Open Super Series title won by - PV Sindhu
74)   Mother Teresa International Award was granted to - Al Nahyan
75)   World Television Day was Observed on - 21 November 2016
76)   Housing for All scheme in rural areas was launched by - PM Narendra Modi
77)   Next Generation Weather Satellite GOES-R was launched by - NASA
78)   Delhi Half Marathon was won by - Eliud Kipchoge
79)   Name of Guided Missile Destroyer inducted into Indian Navy - INS Chennai
80)   Who has been awarded IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea - Radhika Menon
81)   Who won Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016 - Akshaya Mukul
82)   Who was awarded with first World Sanskrit Award - Thai Princess Maha Chakri
83)   Who won Indonesia Open 2016 - Gaganjeet Bhullar
84)   India becomes Associate Member of - CERN, Geneva
85)   Who has been elected as President of FICCI - Pankaj Patel
86)   Name of former ISRO Chairman who passed away - MGK Menon
87)   World Robot Olympiad to be held for the first time in which country - India



88)   Who will be chief of guest at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - Portuguese PM Antonio Costa
89)   South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was named - UN envoy by Donald Trump
90)   Three sets of regulations under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 were notified by - IBBI
91)   Who won 2016 CPJ International Press Freedom Award - Malini Subramaniam
92)   Tianlian I-04 satellite was launched by - China
93)   Which country ranks 138 in 2016 ICT Development Index – India
94)   On 25th November which day was observed across the world - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
95)   Which actor won 10th Asia Pacific Screen Award in Best Actor Category - Manoj Bajpayee
96)   Upgraded Jaguar DARIN III aircraft receives – IOC
97)   7000-year-old city discovered in – Egypt
98)   Who has been appointed as a Chairman of NHAI - Yudhvir Singh Malik


99)   Mary Kom will be honoured with - Legends Award
100)   Safeguard duty imposed on certain - Steel imports
101)   Who is new President of Hockey India - Mariamma Koshy
102)   Book "Death Under the Deodars" is authored by - Ruskin Bond
103)   Who won inaugural season of Qatar Ladies Open - Aditi Ashok
104)   Amitabh Kant Committee has been constituted to push - Cashless transactions
105)   Who has been appointed as 16th Army Chief of Pakistan - Lieutenant-General Qamar Javed Bajwa
106)   National Milk Day was observed on - 26th November 2016
107)   Anand Yadav passed away, he was a noted - Marathi author
108)   Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016 introduced in - Lok Sabha
109)   Book titled Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India's Green Movement is authored by - Sunita Narain
110)   Which state will become first cashless state of India - Goa
111)   Who has been appointed as Director-General of Military Operations - Lt-General A K Bhatt
112)   Which village became first Digital village of India – Akodara
113)   Which country will honour 1668 martyrs of the Indian Army - Bangladesh
114)   Who has been appointed as new Chief Secretary of Delhi - M M Kutty
115)   Name of the prince who has been invited by Parliament of Thailand to become King - Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn
116)   As per Supreme Court directive, Cinema halls will have to play what before film screening - National Anthem
117)   Where was First and longest cycle highway of Asia was inaugurated - Uttar Pradesh
118)   RBI limits cash withdrawal from which type of accounts - Jan Dhan Yojana bank  accounts
                                             OCTOBER-2016
1] 1 October: International Day of Older Persons.
2] 2 October: International Day of Non-Violence.
3] Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade.
4] Nayanjot Lahiri wins John F Richards Prize 2016.
5] India, Singapore sign three MoUs strengthening ties on countering terror, skill development.
6] France becomes 1st country to ban plastic cups and plates.
7] Isro ex-chairman U R Rao becomes first Indian in International Astronautical Federation's 'Hall of Fame'.
8] David Thouless, F Duncan M Haldane And Michael Kosterlitz won 2016 Nobel Prize In Physics.
9] State Bank of India becomes first domestic bank to open branch in Yangon.
10] Jharkhand becomes 1st state to implement Direct Benefit Transfer in Kerosene.
11] Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi.
12] World Habitat Day observed across the world- 3 October.
13] Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wins 2016 Nobel Peace Prize.
14] President Pranab inaugurated the first edition of the World Sustainable Development
Summit(WSDS) in New Delhi.
15] Venkaiah Naidu releases book titled Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy authored by Ambassador Surendra Kumar.
16] ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT-18 successfully launched from French Guiana.
17] World Post Day 2016 observed with theme Innovation, Integration and Inclusion - 9 October.
18] Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.
19] India ranked 97th of 118 in global hunger index.
20] HIMANSH, India's Remote, High-Altitude Station opened in Himalaya.
21] 13 October International Day for Disaster Reduction observed with theme Live to Tell: Raising Awareness, Reducing Mortality.
22] The First World Tsunami Awareness Day will be celebrated on 5 November 2016 at the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016.
23] International Day of the Girl Child observed across the world on October 11.
24] Sprinter Srabani Nanda wins Ekalavya Award for the year 2016.
25] Maharashtra CM Fadnavis inaugurates India’s first International Arbitration Centre in Mumbai.
26] PV Sindhu appointed as Brand Ambassador of Vizag Steel.
27] India, Russia signs 16 MoUs including procurement of the S-400 air defence system
28] Brazil wins first BRICS U-17 football tournament.
29] Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad awarded with IAFP Young scientist scholarship award 2016.
30] Ajay Kumar Bhalla appointed as Director General of Foreign Trade.
31] Portugal’s Antonio Guterres appointed UN Secretary-General.
32] World Food Day 2016 observed across the world on 16 October.
33] 17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
34] Sourabh Verma wins men's singles title at Chinese Taipei Open 2016.
35] International Prize in Statistics Awarded to Sir David Cox for Survival Analysis Model Applied in Medicine, Science, and Engineering
36] Kochi becomes first Indian city to host FIFA U-17 World Cup.
37] PM Narendra Modi launches National SC/ST hub and Zero Defect – Zero Effect scheme in Ludhiana.
38] S P Yadav elected as new President of North Zone of Urology Society of India.
39] Saina Nehwal appointed member of IOC's Athletes' Commission.
40] Ashok Leyland unveils India's first indigenous electric bus.
41] Amandeep Singh Gill appointed as India's Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva.
42] C Radhakrishnan selected for Mathrubhumi Literary Award 2016.
43] India wins Kabaddi World Cup 2016.
44] Police Commemoration Day observed across India 21 October.
45] Indian Railways wins World Railway Shooting Championship Cup.
46] Paul Beatty wins 2016 Man Booker Prize.
47] Rajeev Misra appointed as Head of Softbank Vision Fund.
48] Bengaluru water tanker driver G Balakrishna wins Mr. Asia 2016 title.
49] Portugal's Renato Sanches wins European Golden Boy Award 2016.
50] China's launches micro-satellite, Banxing-2.
51] 24 October: World Development Information Day.
52] United Nations Day: 24 October.
53] World Cities Day observed with theme Inclusive Cities, Shared Development - 31 October.
                                              SEPTEMBER -2016
1] Kiran Mazumdar Shaw appointed Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour.
2] 1st BRICS Film Festival begins in New Delhi.
3] Reliance Industries launches Reliance Jio offering Free Voice Calls, cheap Data Plans.
4] Thodur Madabusi Krishna, Bezwada Wilson receive Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016.
5] Michel Temer sworn in as President of Brazil.

6] Assam’s Majuli becomes 1st island district of India.
7] International Literacy Day 2016 celebrated across the world on 8 September.
8] World's oldest surviving cricketer Lindsay Tuckett dies aged 97.
9] Thithi wins Best Film Award at first BRICS Film Festival.
10] WHO declares Sri Lanka malaria-free.
11] Jan Shikshan Sansthan conferred with 2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy.
12] G20 summit concludes in China's Hangzhou.
13] Jackie Chan awarded honorary Oscar.
14] International Day of Charity observed globally on 5 September.
15] Mother Teresa canonised as Saint by Pope Francis at Vatican.
16] Anjum Chopra becomes 1st Indian woman to be honoured with MCC life membership.
17] Mariyappan Thangavelu wins India’s first Gold medal at Rio Paralympic Games 2016.
18] Haryana bagged Best Horticulture State award.
19] 1st BRICS Wellness Workshop concludes in Bengaluru.
20] Deepa Malik becomes 1st Indian woman to win medal at Paralympics.
21] Stan Wawrinka wins 2016 US Open Men’s Singles title.
22] World's first driverless bus service launched in France.
23] Angelique Kerber wins 2016 US Open Women’s Singles title.
24] Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma conferred with Arjuna Award.
25] International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer observed across the world on 16 September 2016.
26] National Hindi Divas observed across India on 14 September.
27] Alka Sirohi appointed as UPSC chairman.
28] International Day of Democracy observed on 15 September.
29] Malayalam critic M Leelavathi bags Mohanan Suvarna Mudra award 2016.
30] Indian-origin Ravi Reddy appointed as Head of International Society for Blood Transfusion.
32] Virat Kohli appointed as Brand Ambassador of Punjab National Bank (PNB).
33] India, France ink deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets.
34] Junaid Ahmad appointed as World Bank Country Director for India.
35] Industrialist Adi Godrej conferred Clinton Global Citizen Award.
36] Mahendra Singh Dhoni named captain of India's all time Test XI by Wisden.
37] Aung San Suu Kyi honoured as 2016 Humanitarian of the Year by Harvard Foundation.
38] Monika Kapil Mohta appointed as India's Ambassador to Sweden.
39] International Translation Day observed across the world - 30 September.
40] Tirupati Airport awarded 'Best Tourist Friendly Airport'.
41] R Subramania Kumar appointed as Executive Director of Indian Overseas Bank.
42] Indian Army conducts surgical strikes on terror launch pads.
43] 29 September - World Maritime Day observed with theme Shipping: Indispensable to the World.
44] Music Director Uttam Singh will be honoured with 'Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement'.
45] Jim Yong Kim re-appointed as President of World Bank for second term.
46] Indira Gandhi International Airport becomes 1st in Asia-Pacific region to achieve carbon neutral status.
50] 28 September - World Rabies Day observed with theme Rabies: Educate. Vaccinate. Eliminate.
51] 27 September - World Tourism Day observed with theme Tourism for All - promoting universal accessibility.
52] World's largest solar power plant opens in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu.
53] R Ashwin becomes fastest Indian & second overall to take 200 Test wickets.
54] World's largest radio telescope in search of extra-terrestrial life unveiled in China.
55] World's first three-parent baby boy born in Mexico.
                                               AUGUST -2016
1] Luke Aikins became 1st person to jump from 25000 feet without a parachute or wing suit.
2] Anant Maheshwari named as President of Microsoft India.
3] Nita Ambani becomes first Indian woman IOC member.
4] Reserve Bank of India (RBI) launches Sachet portal to check illegal money collection.
5] Shubha Mudgal to be awarded Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award.
6] Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat.
7] 1-7 August: World Breastfeeding Week.
8] The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) constitutes Tarun Ramadorai Committee on Household Finance.
9] Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' elected 39th PM of Nepal.
10] Anita Gopalan wins PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants 2016.
11] Dinesh Kumar Khara appointed Managing Director of State Bank of India.
12] Former RBI Deputy Governor Anand Sinha appointed to the IDFC Bank board.
13] Swimmer Katie Ledecky smashes world record to win Olympic gold in 400-meter freestyle.
14] Australia wins gold in first-ever Olympic Women's Rugby Sevens Championship.
15] Gymnast Dipa Karmakar becomes 1st Indian to qualify for Vault Finals.
16] World Bio-Fuel Day observed on 10 August.
17] Assam becomes 1st state to ratify The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014.
18] Michael Phelps becomes first swimmer to win four consecutive golds in same event.
19] Judoka Silva wins first gold for host country Brazil: Rio Olympics 2016
20] The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History authored by Sanjeev Sanyal.
21] The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History authored by Sanjeev Sanyal.
22] Gujarat to host 2016 Kabaddi World Cup.
23] Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as Governor of Assam.
24] V P Singh Badnore sworn in as Governor of Punjab.
25] Sunita Jain conferred with Vyas Samman award 2015.
26] Kamal Haasan chosen for France’s Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres.
27] Dr. Urjit Patel appointed as 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India.
28] Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin becomes the 1st Iranian woman to win an Olympic medal.
29] Usain Bolt wins 9th Olympic gold as Jamaica wins 4x100m relay.
30] P V Sindhu wins silver in women's singles badminton event at Rio Olympics.
31] Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma to be conferred with Sangeet Martand Ustad Chand Khan Lifetime Achievement Award.
32] South India's 1st Children's Court inaugurated in Hyderabad.
33] World’s first self-driving taxis launched in Singapore.
34] Abhinav Bindra to Head NRAI Review Committee on Rio Debacle.
35] US Postal Service honors Diwali Festival with a Forever Stamp.
36] Sakshi Malik named brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao campaign in Haryana.
37] Gujarat becomes first state to distribute 2 crore LED Bulbs under UJALA.
38] CRPF decides to appoint P V Sindhu as Commandant and brand ambassador.
39] West Bengal to be renamed as Bangal in Hindi and Bengal in English.
40] Man Kaur, 100-year-old athlete from India, wins Gold Medal at Masters Games.
41] Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt’s London Olympics bronze medal upgraded to silver.
42] National Sports Day celebrated on 29 August.
43] ISRO successfully test-fires Scramjet Rocket Engine.
44] Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan announced retirement from International Cricket
45] PM Modi announces Task Force to prepare action Plan for next three Olympics Games.
                                                 JULY-2016
1] Gurpreet Singh Sandhu becomes first Indian to play in Europa League.
2] National Doctors’ Day 2016 observed across India on 1 July.
3] Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines.
4] State Bank of India launches social media banking platform SBI Mingle.
5] Rajasthan becomes 1st state to introduce minimum wages for part-time workers.
6] NASA's Juno spacecraft enters Jupiter's orbit.
7] World's largest charkha unveiled at Delhi airport's terminal 3.
8] India’s 1st Commercial Court & Disputes Resolution Centre inaugurated in Chattisgarh.
9] Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi dies aged 88.
10]South African writer Lidudumalingani Mqombothi wins 2016 Caine Prize.
11] Radhika Menon becomes 1st woman to bag IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea.
12] Portugal won Euro football championship 2016.
13] Andy Murray won 2016 Wimbledon men’s singles title.
14] Theresa May appointed Prime Minister of United Kingdom.
15] SBI signs MoU with IIT Bombay to promote startups.
16] PM Narendra Modi’s four nation tour to Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Mozambique concluded.
17] World Population Day 2016 observed with theme Investing in teenage girls on 11 July.
18] Sushila Karki confirmed as Nepal's 1st woman Chief Justice.
19] Courage & Commitment authored by Margaret Alva.
20] RBI sets up Sudarshan Sen-headed Inter- regulatory Working Group on Fin Tech and Digital Banking.
21] World Youth Skills Day 2016 observed globally on 15 July.
22] Misbah-ul-Haq becomes oldest captain to score Test hundred.
23] Who Moved My Interest Rate? authored by Duvvuri Subbarao.
24] Nelson Mandela International Day 2016 observed on 18 July.
25] Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Saurav Ghosal won 73rd Senior National Squash Championship.
26] Turkish musician Kudsi Erguner named UNESCO Artist for Peace.
27] Pema Khandu sworn-in as Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister.
28] The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable authored by Amitav Ghosh.
29] Rohit Khandelwal becomes 1st Indian to win Mister World title.
30] India's 1st e-court opened at Hyderabad High Court.
31] World Bank Group appoints Paul Romer as Chief Economist.
32] Guruprasad Mohapatra appointed as Chairman of Airports Authority of India.
33] Virat Kohli becomes 1st Indian captain to score double century outside India.
34] Ganesh Singh appointed Head of Joint Parliamentary Committee for Land Acquisition Bill.
35] Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed as CEO of UIDAI.
36] Hashim Ansari, oldest litigant in Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case, passes away.
37] Neeraj Chopra becomes 1st Indian to win gold in World Athletics championships.
38] India's 1st Humboldt Penguins reach Mumbai’s Byculla Zoo.
39] East Bengal to honour Milkha Singh with Bharat Gaurav Award.
40] India’s first Water Metro launched in Kochi.
41] A Kanyakumari becomes 1st woman violinist to receive Sangita Kalanidhi Award.
42] International Day of Friendship 2016 observed globally on 30 July.
43] International Tiger Day observed on 29 July.
44] India signs $1 billion deal with US for procuring four Poseidon-8I aircraft.
45] World Hepatitis Day 2016 observed with theme Elimination on 28 July.
                                                     JUNE-2016
1] World Milk Day observed globally on 01 June.
2] India and World Bank sign agreement to improve efficiency and attractiveness of City Bus Services.
3] Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74.
4] International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression 2016 observed - 04 June.
5] India, Tunisia sign MoUs for co-operation in IT, handicrafts sector.
6] Qatar-based Indian banker,Raghavan Seetharaman awarded Green Economy Visionary Award.
7] Indus Valley Civilization is 8000 years old: IIT Kharagpur.
8] Odisha Becomes First Indian State To Give Pension And Food Benefits To Transgenders.
9] Asian Development Bank and Union Government signed Loan Agreement to upgrade 176 Km of roads in Jharkhand.
10] Dia Mirza named ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission.
11] Suresh Prabhu launches Tiger Trail Circuit Train on World Environment Day.
12] V Narayanasamy sworn-in as Chief Minister of Puducherry.
13] Nita Ambani becomes 1st Indian women to be nominated for International Olympic Committee.
15] Leander Paes, Martina Hingis won 2016 French Open Mixed Doubles tennis title.
16] India-US inked 8 MoUs to bolster economic growth & sustainable development.
17] Indian Reserve Battalion to be named after Maharana Pratap.
18] United Nations Chief Ban Ki-Moon honoured with Russia’s Order of Friendship.
19] World Oceans Day observed across the world on 8 June.
20]PedroPablo  Kuczynski wins Peru's Presidential Election.
21] India signs Europe-led clampdown on tax evasion and corruption.
22] World Day Against Child Labour observed on- 12 June.
23] Saina Nehwal lifts Australian Open Super Series Badminton trophy 2016.
24] Priyanka Chopra nominated for Choice TV Breakout Star in Teen Choice Awards 2016.
25] Ivory Coast honours President Pranab Mukherjee with its highest civilian Award.
26] World Blood Donors Day 2016 observed with theme Blood connects us all on June 14.
25] World Elder Abuse Awareness Day observed on 15 June.
26] India, Ghana sign three agreements to strengthen co-operation in varied fields.
27] International Albinism Awareness Day observed worldwide on 13 June.
28]Arktika,the most powerful nuclear icebreaker launched by Russia.
29] Anne Hathaway appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador.
30] Australia won Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2016.
31] SBI floats IT Innovation Start-up Fund to assist start-ups in fintech space.
32] Sunil Mittal elected Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce.
33] World Day to Combat Desertification 2016 observed on 17 June.
34] Avani Chaturvedi of Madhya Pradesh, Mohana Singh of Rajasthan and Bhawana Kanth of Bihar become Indian Air Force's first women fighter pilots.
35] World Refugee Day observed on 20 June.
36] India, South Korea launches Korea Plus, an initiative to strengthen relations.
37] State Bank of India (SBI) named in Hall of Shame list of Banks funding Cluster Bomb Makers.
38] Kannada movie Thithi won Best Film Award at 19th Shanghai International Film Festival.
39] International Day of Yoga 2016 observed across the world on 21 June.
40] International Olympic Day celebrated on 23 June.
41] IIT professor Sanjay Mittal bags 25th G D Birla Award for Scientific Research.
42] Anil Kumble appointed head coach of Indian cricket team.
43] PM Modi launches Projects for 20 Smart Cities in Pune.
44] Sweden inaugurates world's first electric road.
45] Shooter Jitu Rai wins silver in ISSF World Cup.
46] International Day in Support of Victims of Torture observed on 26 June.
47] 29 June National Statistics Day celebrated with theme Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare.
48]NS Vishwanathan appointed  Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India
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