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NDA & NA (II) 2017: Important Facts of June 2017

Jul 4, 2017 13:28 IST

    For the benefit of NDA & NA (II) Exam 2017 aspirants, the Jagran Josh is providing the important current affairs events that happened in June 2017. They are as follows –

    UPSC NDA II 2017 Exam Current Affairs Study Material=National & States

    •    The scheme of the West Bengal Government that won the first prize in United Nations Public Service Award for Asia Pacific is - Kanyashree Prakalpa

    •    The National space agency ISRO on 23 June 2017 successfully launched India’s ‘Cartosat-2 Series’ satellite and these many co-passenger payloads – 30

    •    This state in June 2017 decided to totally use Godavari waters for Krishna delta for the current kharif season - Andhra Pradesh

    •    This state has become the first state to provide electricity to every home – Kerala

    •    Winner of the Prime Minister’s Yoga Award 2017 - Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute

    •    Helpline launched by CRPF for Kashmiris’ across India – Madadgaar

    •    The railway station that will soon become India’s first railway station to be redeveloped in a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode is - Habibganj Railway Station

    •    India’s first smartcard-based Public Bicycle Sharing initiative Trin Trin was launched in – Mysuru

    •    India’s GDP growth in the financial year 2016-17 was - 7.1 per cent

    World Events

    •    India signed a joint declaration to build an 'Energy Bridge' with this country - Russia

    •    This country has unveiled the world’s first railless train that runs on a virtual track – China

    •    International Yoga Day was celebrated world-wide on 21 June 2017 with the theme - Yoga for Health

    •    World Refugee Day (WRD) is observed every year on - 20 June

    •    The Scandinavian country that recently committed to become a net-zero carbon emission emitter by 2045 – Sweden

    •    The novel authored by David Grossman that won the 2017 Man Booker International Prize is - A Horse Walks Into a Bar

    •    The two nations who were included into the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) as permanent member - India & Pakistan

    •     The 17th Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) submit that concluded on 9 June 2017 was held in - Astana, Kazakhstan

    •    Country that hosted the 2017 G7 summit – Italy

    •    India hosted a two-day India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference in - Suva, Fiji

    •    Theme of 2017 World Oceans Day - Our Oceans, Our Future

    Persons in News

    •    The Nigerian musician who was recently named by UNESCO as Human Living Treasure is - Victor Uwaifo
    •    Father of India's Nuclear Fusion who died recently - Predhiman Krishan Kaw
    •    The Indian anti-hunger activist is chosen for the prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award is - Ankit Kawatra
    •    He was recently re-nominated by India for another term as the Judge of the International Court of Justice - Dalveer Bhandari
    •    The player declared as the Player of the Series at the recently concluded 2017 ICC Champions Trophy is - Hasan Ali
    •    This noted Telugu and Urdu poet and writer, a Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awardee, passed away on 12 June 2017 - C Narayana Reddy
    •    First Indian woman to be elected as judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) - Neeru Chadha
    •    The author of the book titled Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature is - Jairam Ramesh
    •    Name the Indian who was felicitated by Nepal for becoming the first Indian to scale Mount Everest for a record six times - Love Raj Singh
    •    This Indian sportsperson is the only one to feature among the world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list – Virat Kohli
    •    He was elected as the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal on 6 June 2017 - Sher Bahadur Deuba
    •    The Indian who has joined the United Nations initiative titled Super Dads’ is - Sachin Tendulkar

    Sports

    •    The football club recently won the Coupe de France for the record 11th time is - Paris Saint-Germain
    •    The Indian badminton player who won the 2017 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Men’s Singles title is - B. Sai Praneeth
    •    The winner of the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix is - Sebastian Vettel
    •    The football club that won the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League title is - Real Madrid
    •    The two nations that were recently given the status of test-playing nation by the International Cricket Council are - Ireland and Afghanistan
    •    The winner of the 2017 Indonesia Open Super Series Premier title is - Kidambi Srikanth
    •    The player declared as the Player of the Series at the recently concluded 2017 ICC Champions Trophy is - Hasan Ali
    •    The winner of the 2017 French Open Men’s Singles title is - Rafael Nadal
    •    The winner of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup that was recently held in South Korea is – England
    •    The winners of the 2017 French Open Women's Doubles title are - Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova
    •    The winner of the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix is - Lewis Hamilton
    •    India’s Rohan Bopanna in June 2017 won the mixed doubles title of the French Open of Tennis with his Canadian teammate - Gabriela Dabrowski
    •    Cricketer who was recently inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame - Muttiah Muralidaran

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