June 2017 Important Current Affairs Bits – General Knowledge
1st June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived Russia to present the Annual Economic Forum.
»»The 2017 ICC Champions Trophy gets underway from today in England.
2nd June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» PM Narendra Modi addressed in Paris on official visit.
»» The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the Class 10 results along with the overall pass percentage of 90.95.
»» Indian-origin minister Leo Varadkar set to become Ireland PM
3rd June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Seven people have been killed and 48 wounded in a horrific series of attacks in London Bridge and Borough Market.
»» Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth lifted his maiden Grand Prix gold title. Praneeth came from a game down in the final to beat Indonesian Jonatan Christie.
»» Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4-1 to retain Champions League title in the final.
4th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the country’s heaviest rocket – Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) – along with a communications satellite GSAT-19 on board.
»» Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates broke off relations with Qatar accusing it of destabilising the region with its support for terrorism.
»» Every year World Environment Day is being observed on 5th June with the year’s theme “Connecting People to Nature”.
7th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Sher Bahadur Deuba was today takes up the post as the Nepal’s Prime Minister for the fourth time.
»» The Election Commission has announced that voting to elect India’s next President will take place on July 17, if needed.
8th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» The Indo-Canadian pairs of Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski difeated their Germany’s Anna-Lena Gronefeld 2-6, 6-2, 12-10 and Columbia’s Robert Farah to win the mixed doubles French Open title.
»» According to the latest Forbes list Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is the sole sportsperson from India o feature among the world’s 100 highest paid athletes.
9th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» India becoming an official member state of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is an Eurasian political, economic, and security organization, the creation of which was jointly led by the leaders of China and Russia.
10th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes) has made it clear that Aadhaar will be must for filing of IT returns or for obtaining a new PAN from July 1st 2017.
11th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» GST Council has revised rates of 66 items under the upcoming GST regime at the 16th GST Council meet concluded today.
»» Rafel Nadal defeated Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland by 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 to win his 10th French men’s Tennis Open title.
»» Jelena Ostapenko beat Simona Halep by 4-6 6-4 6-3 to win the French Women’s Open title to become the first Latvian to win a grand slam title.
»» Shikhar Dhawan has become the quickest to hit 1000 runs in ICC One-Day International tournaments taking just 16 innings. He broke the record of Sachin Tendulkar who had taken 18 innings to reach the 1000-run mark.
12th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Today the countries around the world celebrate World Day against Child Labour 2017.
»» Engalnd beaten the Venezuela 1-0 to win the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.
14th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Every year on 14th June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donors Day.
»» In Rajasthan anti-tank missile ‘Nag’ has successfully test fired by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).
15th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Virat Kohli has become the quickest batsman to score 8000 ODI runs as he cross the milestone in his 175th innings .Virat Kohli has beaten South African captain AB de Villiers mark who had taken 182 innings to get to 8000 runs to reach the milestone.
16th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» For opening new bank accounts as well as existing accounts Government has made Aadhaar Card must have to be provided.Those with existing bank accounts will have to submit their unique Aadhaar number by
December end or else they will be announced invalid.
»» Law expert Neeru Chadha has become the first Indian woman as International Tribunal member for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) for a nine-year term from 2017 to 2026.
17th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Today Kerala’s first metro line in Kochi has successfully launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
»» Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl who is also known as the Father of German Reunification,passed away.He was Germany’s longest serving post-war chancellor from 1982 to 1998.
18th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Pakistan won the 2017 Champions Trophy cricket final after beating archrivals India by 180 runs at the Kennington Oval ground in England.
»» India’s Kidambi Srikanth has lifted Indonesia Open Super Series badminton title by beating Kazumasa Sakai by 21-11, 21-19 in Jakarta.
19th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind has been nominated as BJP’s presidential nominee.
»» Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai has become the first Indian building to get a trademark.
»» Today the Government of Australia has published online visitor visa facility for Indians from July 1st 2017.
20th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» June 21 is observed as 3rd International Yoga Day in different parts of the world.
»» Anil Kumble has stepped down from the position of Indian cricket team’s head coach.
23rd June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Today ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) has launched co-passenger satellites with PSLV-C38 in a single flight by placing 31 satellites in their orbits.
24rd June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» UN has accorded its highest award for public service to West Bengal Chief Mnister Mamata Banerjee for its ‘Kanyashree’ scheme.The Kanyashree project was launched in 2011 and it was aimed at retaining girls in schools and other educational and skill development institutions.
»» Indian-origin Sikh human rights advocate Palbinder Kaur Shergill has become the first turbaned Sikh to be appointed to the judiciary in Canada.
»» Salman Khan starrer ‘Sultan’ won the Best Action Movie Award at Shanghai International Film Festival.
»» Mithali Raj has become the captain of Indian Women’s cricketer to score seven consecutive fifties in ODIs.
25th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» PM Narendra Modi addressed in United States of America of official visit.
»» Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated Olympic champion Chen Long by 22-20, 21-16 to win the Australia Open Super Series men’s singles title.
26th June 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Today the festival of Eid al-Fitr is celebrated.
»» Today the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath has started in Jagannath temple in Puri.