Current Affair : 1 June 2016

Ashok Lavasa becomes new Finance Secretary

  • Senior IAS officer (1980-batch) Haryana cadre Ashok Lavasa has been designated as the Finance Secretary by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by PM Narendra Modi

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Govt. notifies panel for Delhi Metro fare revision

  • Union Government has notified a panel, headed by a former Delhi High Court judge, for revision of fares for Delhi Metro which will submit its report within three months.

Govt doctors’ retirement age extended to 65 years

  • Government approved extending retirement age of doctors of Central Health Services to 65 years.

Former Delhi Police chief B S Bassi appointed UPSC member

  • Former Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi has been appointed as a member of UPSC.

Kannada writer D JavareGowda passes away

  • Prominent Kannada writer, poet, D JavareGowda popularly known as ‘De Ja Go‘(101-years) passed away due to cardiac arrest at a hospital in Mysuru.

Govt. expands Indradhanush: Four new vaccines added

  • The government’s ambitious Mission Indradhanush programme, which provides immunisation against seven life threatening diseases is all set to be re-christened as four new vaccines have been added into it.

Former LokSabha MP Rudra Madhab Ray passes away

  • Former LokSabha MP from Odisha and senior BJP leader RudraMadhab Ray has passed away at a hospital in Bhubaneswar. He was suffering from Kidney related problems from past couple of month. He was 80 year old. 

Alastair Cook Becomes Youngest Cricketer To Score 10000 Test Runs

  • England captain Alastair Cook has become the youngest ever batsman to cross 10,000 runs in Test cricket and also become the 12th man to join the elite 10,000-run club in Test cricket.
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