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Current Affairs -2016 June (Chapter-08)

Current Affairs -2016 June
(Chapter-08)


143.What is the theme of the first-ever “National Yoga Olympiad”, which has been organized by the NCERT?
Yoga for Health and Harmony

144. Name the former Indian football team coach who will be honoured with the Mohun Bagan Ratna.
Syed Nayeemuddin

145.“Maitree Ek Gyan Yatra” initiative has been launched by which state government of India to link primary schools to high schools to colleges?
Assam

146.Name the 41-year-old British woman MP from the opposition Labour Party who was killed after being shot and stabbed in her constituency in northern England.
Jo Cox

147.What is the theme of the United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day 2016(June 20)
We stand together with refugees

148.Name the Volcano in Iceland dubbed as the Gateway to Hell that may explode in near future according to experts.
Hekla

149.Who has won the 2016 Formula One European Grand Prix?
Nico Rosberg

150.Name the Hollywood actor who was recently appointed as the goodwill ambassador of UN Women.
Anne Hathaway

151.What is the theme of the 2nd edition the International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2016?
Connect the Youth

152.Which University researchers have found a new Bio-Ink for 3D printing using stem cells that allows printing of living tissue called as Bio-Printing?
University of Bristol

153.Which Non-Government organization ( NGO) has been ranked No. 1 in the NGO Advisor’s 2016 Top 500 NGOs World rankings?
BRAC

154.Asian Development Bank accorded $500 million to build bridge over India’s longest river bridge is in which State?
Bihar

155.The International Conference on Yoga was hosted by which city of India?
New Delhi

156.International Widow’s Day is being celebrated on which date to make awareness on the troubles of widowed women in many countries?
June 23rd

157.Which cancer causing chemical has been banned by Union Government as food additive?
Potassium Bromate

158.India has successfully launched a record 20 satellites from which launch vehicle, recently?
PSLV C-34

159. Which state government has recently granted minority status to Jews community in the state?
Maharashtra

160.What is the India’s rank in terms of Foreign Direct Investment ( FDI) inflows, as per the latest 2016 World Investment Report?
10th

161.On which date United Nations (UN) Public Service Day is observed?
June 20

162.Which historical site has been declared as the SARRC cultural capital for 2016-17?
Mahashangarh

163.Who has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian Cricket Team?
Anil Kumble
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