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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 June - 16 to 30 (Chapter-02)

Current Affairs -2017
June - 16 to 30
(Chapter-02)

23. Who is the new President of International Economic Association (IEA)?
Kaushik Basu

24. On June 28, 2017, Navy of which country launched its biggest new generation destroyer weighing 10,000 tonnes as part of its ambitious plans to become a global naval power?
China

25. Which city has been designated as the UNESCO World Book Capital 2019?
Sharjah

26. ‘International Day of the Tropics’ is observed on which date every year?
29th June

27. Manushi Chhilla has become the 2017 Femina Miss India World. She hails from which state?
Haryana

28. Michael Nyqvist, who passed away on June 27, 2017, was a:
Swedish Actor

29. Which Indian shuttler has won the Australian Open Super Series Badminton trophy?
Kidambi Srikanth

30. Which Indian state was conferred the award of excellence at the 2nd Global Skill Development Summit held in Paris on June 23, 2017?
Uttarakhand



31. Which state government will launched ‘My Plant’ mobile app on tree plantation?
Maharashtra

32. Desh Bandhu Gupta, who passed away on June 26, 2017, was the Founder and Chairman of which company?
Lupin

33. What is the theme of the 2017 International Widows Day (IWD)?
Empowering women for greater achievements

34. Sports Journalists Federation of India (SJFI), at its annual general meeting on June 25, 2017, decided to confer the best Sports person of the Year award on which sports person?
P V Sindhu

35. NASA has successfully launched the world’s smallest satellite “Kalamsat”. The satellite is built by which Indian teen?
Rifath Sharook

36. On June 24, 2017, Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Poverty Alleviation Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the ‘Homes For All’ property show in which city?
Ahmedabad

37. Who has won the 2017 Sahitya Academy Yuva Puraskar in English Language?
Manu S Pillai

38. First meeting of the India-Russia High Level Committee on Science and Technology was held on June 21, 2017 in:
Novosibirsk, Russia

39. Which Indian bank has launched India’s first open loop EMV contactless metro card “Kochi 1”?
Axis Bank

40. Which movie has won the Best Action Movie award at the Shanghai International Film Festival and has thus become the first Indian film to win this honour?
Sultan

41. Which Indian personality has been honoured with the “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” award at The 7th Asian Awards in London?
Nisha Dutt

42. Which State Government has won the prestigious United Nations (UN) Public Service Award for its initiative aimed to combat child marriage and ensure education to the girl child in the state?

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