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June 2017 Current Affairs

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Maharashtra Chief Minister launches Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra

Aug 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, has launched Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra to provide job opportunities to the unemployed youth in Mumbai.

999: The world's oldest emergency services phone number marks 80th anniversary

Jul 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

In the early days of its launch, just 24 staff in the old Victoria Embankment headquarters of the Metropolitan Police dealt with around hundred calls a day.

Germany to impose €50 million fine on Facebook and Twitter over hate speech

Jul 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Germany has passed a controversial law under which it would fine social media websites such as Facebook and Google if they fail to remove hate speech or unlawful content within 24 hours.

Germany beats Chile to win 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Jul 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The tournament was held in Russia as a prelude to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor sworn in as Chief Executive of Hong Kong

Jul 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

As a Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Lam is expected to unify the Chinese-ruled city as public resentment swells at Beijing's growing interference in its affairs.

RK Pachnanda took over as Director-General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police

Jul 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Pachnanda owns the rare distinction of serving in all the major central paramilitary forces and organisations including the CRPF, the CISF.

KK Venugopal appointed as Attorney General of India

Jul 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Venugopal will succeed Mukul Rohatgi, who chose to return to private practice after a three-year term as the Attorney General of India, country's top law position.

GST rollout: India launches historic indirect tax regime GST after 17 years of debate

Jul 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

With effect from 1 July 2017,  GST is expected to completely transform the Indirect Taxation landscape in the country involving both the Central and State levies.

China unearths the oldest mummy on Silk Road

Jul 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

China has unearthed the mummified remains of a middle-aged man on a less frequented section of the ancient Silk Road on the edge of China's Qinghai-Tibet plateau.

International Day of Cooperatives 2017 observed

Jul 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

As per the United Nations, co-operatives' open membership model affords access to wealth creation and poverty elimination.

AK Jyoti of Gujarat cadre will be next Chief Election Commissioner

Jul 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Jyoti has also served as the state Vigilance Commissioner and worked in various capacities in his cadre including as Chairman of the Kandla Port Trust between 1999 and 2004.

Narendra Kumar Sinha assumes charge as Secretary in I&B Ministry

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Narendra Kumar Sinha, a 1980-batch IAS officer from Bihar has assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, succeeding Ajay Mittal.

Union Government launched National Biopharma Mission

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Under the Mission, the government launched a programme named Innovate in India (i3) that will witness an investment of USD 250 million with USD 125 million as a loan from World Bank.

Asian Development Bank has pledged USD 10 billion for development projects in India

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has committed USD 10 billion support for infrastructure building and immediate development needs of less-developed states in India.

5.6 million children at risk of waterborne diseases as rainy season hits communities affected by Lake Chad crisis

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Flooding and muddy roads in the region can severely limit humanitarian access to remote areas for several weeks, just as the needs of children and families are sharply on the rise because of heightened insecurity across the region.

PAN card won't be invalid if not linked with Aadhaar by 1 July: IT Department

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

After 1 July 2017, the linking will become mandatory and the Union Government will declare a date after which the PAN which is not linked to Aadhaar will become invalid.

NALSA launches web application for free legal services to prisoners

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Through this web application, the State Legal Services Authorities and District Legal Services Authorities can feed the data for each individual prison inmate.

NSSO releases report titled Key Indicators of Unincorporated Non-Agricultural Enterprises in India

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The survey was designed to generate various estimates on the operational and economic characteristics of the unincorporated non-agricultural enterprises in industry sectors of manufacturing, trading and other services.

Carved skulls fragments discovered at a Stone Age temple in Turkey

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Three Neolithic skull fragments that were discovered show evidence of a unique type of post-mortem skull modification at the site.

DDA launches Housing Scheme 2017 with 13000 flats

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The Delhi Development Authority's much-awaited new housing scheme that includes construction and delivery of around 13000 houses has been launched.

Indians' money in Swiss banks down to CHF 676 mn: Switzerlands central bank data

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The funds held by Indians in Swiss banks stood at CHF 6.5 billion (Rs 23000 crore) at 2006-end, but has now come down to nearly one-tenth of that level in about a decade.

Indian-origin boy Arnav Sharma gets 162 IQ points, more than Einstein and Hawking

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Sharma’s score in the exam, which primarily measures verbal reasoning ability, puts him in the top one per cent of the nation in terms of IQ level.

PM Modi and world leaders to discuss counter-terrorism at G20 Summit

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies will be converging at the upcoming 12th G20 Summit on 7-8 July at Hamburg, a major port city in northern Germany.

British PM Theresa May wins confidence vote in parliament

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

With support from the small ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), May's legislative programme was approved by 323 votes in favour.

World poverty could be cut in half if all adults completed secondary education: UNESCO

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The paper demonstrates the importance of recognizing education as a core lever for ending poverty in all its forms, everywhere.

On the stroke of midnight, India will wakeup to GST & What you should know about it?

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

When the clock ticks 12 tonight, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the new tax regime unifying the country's USD 2 trillion economy and 1.3 billion people into a common market.

Kidambi Srikanth re-enters top 10 of BWF men’s rankings

Jun 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

India's ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has re-entered the top ten of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings for the first time in ten months.

Maharashtra Government issued government resolution on loan waiver

Jun 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The GR says that the woman farmers will be given priority in the scheme. It also says that the farmers, who have more than Rs 1.5 lakh debt, will get the benefit of loan waiver after they pay their remaining amount of debt along with interest.

International Day of the Tropics 2017 observed globally

Jun 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The day was proclaimed on 14 June 2016 by the resolution of United Nations General Assembly to mark the anniversary of the 'State of the Tropics Report'.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Centenary Celebrations of Sabarmati Ashram

Jun 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

In addition, PM Modi also released the coin and postal stamp in the honour of Jain saint and philosopher Shrimad Rajchandra on his 150th birth anniversary at Abhay Ghat.

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