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Current Affairs -2017 June - 16 to 30 (Chapter-03)

Current Affairs -2017
June - 16 to 30
(Chapter-03)

43. The 2017 United Nations Public Service Day is observed on which day?
June 23

44. On June 23, 2017, Central Government released a commemorative postage stamp on completion of 50 years of:
The Passports Act, 1967

45. Which Indian Anti Hunger activist will be honoured with the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders award?
Ankit Kawatra

46. ‘International Olympic Day’ is celebrated on which date every year?
23rd June

47. Who has been appointed as the head of the newly created United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office (UNCTO)?
Vladimir Voronkov

48. Which operation will be launched by Indian Railways to improve services in Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express trains?
’Operation Swarn’

49. Who has been appointed as the new economic affairs secretary in the Union Finance Ministry?
Subhash C Garg



50. On June 22, 2017, which entity signed a MoU with Housing and Urban Development Corporation(HUDCO) for facilitating “Housing for All by 2022″?
Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)

51. The 2017 World Hydrography Day (WHD) is observed on which date?
June 21

52. Which city has become the first city in India where one can have diesel delivered at the doorstep?
Bengaluru

53. Which institute has been selected as the first recipient of the Prime Minister’s Yoga Award?
Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI), Pune

54. The first city in India to use robot to control unruly traffic?
Indore

55. What is the theme of the 2017 International Yoga Day (IYD)?
Yoga for Health

56. According to Mercer’s 23rd Annual Cost of Living Survey, which is the most expensive city for expatriates in India?
Mumbai

57. India has signed a historical agreement with which country to promote cooperation in the field of archives?
Portugal

58. ‘World Music Day’ is celebrated on which date every year?
21st June

59. Which Indian agri microbiologist has been conferred with the 2017 Ministry of Environment Award in Japan?
Shrihari Chandraghatgi

60. On June 19, 2017, which State Government announced free education for girls in government schools and colleges from Nursery to PhD?
Punjab

61. The first-ever BRICS Games 2017 has started in which country?
China

62. 19-year-old Muzoon Almellehan, has been appointed as the newest and youngest Goodwill Ambassador of:

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