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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 June - 06 to 15 (Chapter-02)

Current Affairs -2017
June - 06 to 15
(Chapter-02)

21. Who has been conferred with the 2017 Kalinga Literary Award?
Haraprasad Das

22. Name the Indian who has joined the United Nations initiative titled Super Dads’.
Sachin Tendulkar

23. The World Day Against Child Labour is observed on which date?
June 12

24. With which country Nepal signed an MoU for the development of 1200 MW Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project?
China

25. NITI Aayog has launched SATH program for cooperative federalism. What does ‘SATH’ stands for?
Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital

26. Who was appointed as the Registrar of Copyrights?
Hoshiar Singh

27. Which Indian American has been chosen for the 2017 NASA Astronaut Candidate Class?
Raja Chari

28. The Nalanda University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an institute from which country for academic cooperation?
South Korea

29. Which Indian personality has been conferred with the WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for global tobacco control?
J P Nadda

30. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched IDCF in order to intensify efforts to reduce child deaths due to diarrhoea. Abbreviation ‘IDCF’ stands for?
Intensified Diarrhea Control Fortnight


31. Which Indian bank will set up 100 digital villages across the country?
Vijaya Bank

32. Israeli author David Grossman has won the Man Booker International Prize for his novel:
`A Horse Walks Into a Bar’

33. Which city to host the second edition of National Health Editors’ Conference on Yoga -2017?
New Delhi

34. On June 15, 2017, which country successfully launched its first X-ray space telescope to study black holes, pulsars and gamma-ray bursts?
China

35. Which union minister has launched “Skills for life, Save a life” initiative to promote skill development in the health sector?
J P Nadda

36. On June 12, 2017, which State Government launched the website ‘PashuBazar’ to facilitate online sale or purchase of cattle?
Telangana

37. Which country has officially become the new member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Montenegro (June 5, 2017)

38. Indian-origin Leo Varadkar has been elected as the youngest Prime Minister of:
Ireland

39. Which state government has implemented ‘Green Protocol’ for weddings?
Kerala

40. Which mission has been launched by Ministry of Railways to refurbish 40,000 old coaches in next five-and-a-half years for enhancing passenger comfort and experience?
Mission Retro-Fitment

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