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Current Affairs for Railway Exams 2016 – Series 6

Current Affairs for Railway Exams 2016 – Series 6
(Week 01.07.2016 to 09.07.2016)
Current Affairs for Railway Exams 2016: Important current affairs series for various competitive exams such as Railway Exams, UPSC, SSC, Bank and Entrance Exams. Go through all current affairs series and also download the monthly current affairs series digest in PDF for the month of June 2016.

Sameer Mon: Sameer Mon, the veteran sprinter of India, on 30 June 2016 won gold in 100 meter dash in 10.60 seconds at the 56th National Inter-state Senior Athletics Championships in Hyderabad. With this, Sameer, representing Manipur, also became the fastest athlete in the country.
Rodrigo Duterte: Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as the Philippines' 16th president on 30 June 2016 inside the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila. He will have a six-year term.
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: Indian footballer Gurpreet Singh Sandhu in the first week of July 2016 became the first Indian to play in Europa League.
Kerala: Kerala government on 1 June 2016 banned 'electronic cigarette'. It was banned in view of studies claiming that its use can cause various health issues, including cancer and heart ailments.
Lewis Hamilton: Lewis Hamilton on 3 July 2016 won the 2016 Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria.
BRICS Working Group: The first meeting of the BRICS Working Group on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency commenced on 4 July 2016 in Visakhapatnam.
B Sai Praneeth: Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth on 3 July 2016 clinched the Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s Singles title at Calgary. Praneeth defeated Lee Hyun II of Korea 21-12, 21-10. Men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy also grabbed Men’s doubles title at the tournament.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port: Jawaharlal Nehru Port on 1 July 2016 became the first port in India to implement logistics data tagging of containers.
Logistics Performance Index 2016: World Bank on 1 July 2016 released the Logistics Performance Index 2016 titled ‘connecting to compete: 2016: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy.’ The 2016 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) allows for comparisons across 160 countries.
Germany tops the 2016 rankings and is followed by Luxembourg, Sweden, Netherlands, and Singapore. India’s ranking jumped from 54 in 2014 to 35 in 2016.
NASA: Juno spacecraft of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on 4 July 2016 successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit.
Rajasthan: Rajasthan in the first week of July 2016 became the first state in the country to introduce minimum wages for part time workers.
SBI: The State Bank of India (SBI) on 1 July 2016 launched SBI Mingle, a social media banking platform for Facebook and Twitter users.
Networked Readiness Index: India was placed at 91st position in the Networked Readiness Index (NRI) 2016 that was released by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) on 6 July 2016. The index was released as the part of the WEF’s Global Information Technology Report 2016.
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Dipa Karmakar: Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar was named a ‘Gymnaste de Classe Mondaile’ (World class gymnast) by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).
Lidudumalingani Mqombothi: South African writer, filmmaker and photographer Lidudumalingani Mqombothi on 5 July 2016 won the 17th edition of prestigious Caine Prize 2016 for his short story Memories We Lost.  

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