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Major News and Events of 21 June 2016

What Happened on 21 June 2016


PM Modi in Chandigarh for International Yoga Day Celebration

21 June, 2016: Prime Minister Modi addressed around 30,000 people at Capitol Complex in Chandigarh on the International Yoga Day. He himself performed 'asanas' with the rest of the people, who were present at the complex. He also expressed his concern for the people suffering from diabetes, and encouraged yoga trainers to come forward and help in controlling the disease.

ISRO to Launch 20 Satellites on a Single Mission

21 June, 2016: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is due on the launch of 20 satellites on a single mission on Wednesday. This is for the first time that so many satellites are going to be launched on the same day, as the highest numbers till date were 10. The main objective of the mission is launching the primary satellite on the rocket.