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National Events 2010 – June Current Affairs

June 1: Jharkhand is placed under President’s rule and the Assembly kept under suspended animation.
The Gujarat High Court confirms the death sentence for three persons in the September 24, 2002 terrorist attack on the Akshardham temple.

June 3: India unveils indigenous A (H1N1) Vaccine – Vaxiflu – S, the egg-based inactivated vaccine.
The former CJI K.G. Balakrishnan is appointed National Human Rights Commission chairperson.

June 4: India, South Africa sign three pacts after a summit-level meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Jacob Zuma, in New Delhi.

June 7: The former Chairman of Union Carbide, Keshub Mahindra and six others are handed down two years RI for the December 2-3 Bhopal gas tragedy that claimed 16,000 lives. No mention of Warren Anderson chairman of the U.S.-based Union Carbide group.
The former CJI K.G. Balakrishnan takes over as the NHRC chairperson.
Sensex tanks 337 points and ends day at 16781.07.

June 9: India and Sri Lanka sign seven pacts. Joint Declaration issued after talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Mahinda Rajapaksa in New Delhi.

June 10: The Union Cabinet clears amendments to Hindu Marriage Act and Special Marriage Act to make divorce easier.

June 11: Mukesh Ambani-led RIL acquires 95 per cent stake in Infotel Broadband for Rs. 4,800 crore.

June 12: Godman Nithyananda is freed on bail by the Karnataka High Court and returns to his ashram in Bidadi, near Bangalore.

June 13: A string of earthquakes jolts Andaman & Nicobar Islands over a 12-hour period. A mild tremor is felt in many parts of Chennai city.
The German Bakery, Pune gets a Rs. 14-lakh compensation from the Maharashtra Government.

June 15: The Naga Students Federation temporarily suspends blockade of National Highway 39, the lifeline of Manipur. All-Naga Students Association Manipur continues blockade for the 65th day.

June 18: The All-Naga students Association Manipur suspends blockade of National Highways 39 and 53, the lifelines of Manipur.

June 20: Bapi Mahato, one of the prime accused in the Jnaneswari Express derailment, is held at Jamshedpur by the West Bengal police.

June 23:The first World Classical Tamil Conference is inaugurated by the President Pratibha Patil in Coimbatore. The Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi Classical Tamil Award is presented to renowned Indologist Asko Parpola.
The Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde quits.

June 24: Jaswant Singh rejoins the BJP ten months after his expulsion from the party.

June 25: The Centre deregulates petrol and goes in for partial deregulation in the case of diesel.

June 27: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi announces a roadmap for Tamil promotion as the curtains come down on the first World Classical Tamil Conference.

June 28: Two boys are killed in firing by CRPF personnel on people protesting shootings by security forces in Sopore. Thirteen hours earlier another youth too had died in firing.

June 29: Three youth are killed in police firing to break up a demonstration in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir against the death of five youth in north Kashmir in the past three days.


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