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Current Affairs for UPSC Exams 2016 – Series 5

Current Affairs for UPSC Exams 2016 – Series 5
(Week 26.06.2016 to 30.06.2016)
Current Affairs for UPSC Exams 2016: This is another Current Affairs questions series useful for various exams such as UPSC, SSC, Bank and RRB Exams. Go through all current affairs series and also download the monthly current affairs series digest in PDF for the month of June 2016.

23 June: International Olympic Day: The International Olympic Day was celebrated on 23 June 2016. To mark the occasion, over 160 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and sports organizations across the world organized a series of events to spread Olympic values and encourage people to get involved in sports and lead more active lives.
ADB Loan: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on 24 June 2016 approved 500 million US dollars loan to build a road bridge across the river Ganga near Patna in Bihar.
26 June: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was observed on 26 June 2016. The day was observed with theme Listen First.
Copa America Football Tournament: Chile on 26 June 2016 won the Copa America football tournament. In the final clash played at MetLife Stadium, Chile defeated Argentina 4-2 through penalties shootout.
Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR): India on 27 June 2016 became the 35th full member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). This entry would be mutually beneficial to enhance global non-proliferation norms.
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Lionel Messi: Lionel Messi, the Barcelona star, on 26 June 2016 announced his plans to retirement from international football.
Gudni Johannesson: Gudni Johannesson on 26 June 2016 won Iceland’s presidential election. The history professor who ran as an independent in the election was able to secure 39.1% of the vote.
Sweden: Sweden on 22 June 2016 inaugurated a test stretch of an electric road. With this, the country has become one of the first countries in the world to conduct tests with electric power for heavy transports on public roads. 
Zubaida Bai: Zubaida Bai, Indian social entrepreneur, in the fourth week of June 2016 was named among the top 10 Local SDG Pioneers for 2016.
NS Vishwanathan: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on 28 June 2016 announced the appointment of NS Vishwanathan as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Champions Trophy Hockey: The Argentina women’s team on 27 June 2016 won the 2016 Champions Trophy Hockey title. To win the title, Argentina defeated the reigning World and Olympic champions the Netherlands 2-1.

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