Current Affairs 2016: Page 62 of 143

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    The global growth forecast reduced up to 2.4 % in 2016 by World Bank as recently released global economic prospects report and at 2.8 % in 2017 is also can be lower than its earlier forecast of 2.9 % and… (237 more words) …

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    India and the United States (US) have signed six agreements to improve bilateral cooperation in various fields after inclusive range of bilateral talks between Prime Minster Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama in Washington.

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    Maria Sharapova former Russian World No. 1 tennis player has been banned by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for two years due to doping charges which was begin on 26 January 2016. During the Australian Open in January 2016 she… (307 more words) …

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    As recently released India-US Joint Statement released President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi both are looking forward to India’s entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime” (MTCR).

    About the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

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    Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission as resent report of the World Health Organization (WHO) so in this regard; Health Minister of Thailand was honored with the certificate of validation during a ceremony at… (246 more words) …

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    Every year 8th June is being observed as World Oceans Day globally to raise global awareness of the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans. The day also aims to offer a unique occasion… (220 more words) …

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    The 2016 Junior Men’s hockey World Cup is being hosted by Lucknow city of Uttar Pradesh as announcement made by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) from 8th to 18th December 2016.

    • The eleven-daylong event and 16 teams will… (176 more words) …
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    India has beaten Japan to become the world’s third-largest oil consumer according to recently released BP Statistical Review of World Energy with request of 4.1 million barrels a day (bpd), India is the third-largest consumer after the United States and… (190 more words) …

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    The 2016 Malware Infection Index (MII) has been topped by Pakistan from the list of 19 countries figuring in the Asia-Pacific according to recently report of technology giant Microsoft. India is ranked at 8th position.

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    Guwahati of Assam state becomes first city in the country which has its own city animal Gangetic River dolphin after Kamrup metropolitan district administration declared its official mascot.

    Image of Gangetic River dolphin

    Image of Gangetic River dolphin

    Gangetic River dolphin city animal of Guwahati… (370 more words) …