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16 June Current Affairs

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

  • 2005 The Kyoto Protocol goes into effect
  • 1985 Hezbollah is founded
  • 1959 Fidel Castro becomes Cuba's Prime Minister

NATIONAL

  • Google Maps marks Kashmir's outlines as 'disputed' when seen from outside India. The borders on Google's online maps display Kashmir as fully under Indian control. Elsewhere, users see the region's snaking outlines as a dotted line, acknowledging the dispute.
  • Shah Faesal booked under PSA. The former IAS topper is the seventh mainstream politician of Kashmir who has been booked under the PSA which allows detention from three months to two years without a trial.

SPORTS

  • Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa are the National Squash champions. The top-ranked Indians on the world arena bagged the men’s and women’s titles for a record 13th and 18th time respectively.
 
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