Current Affairs 15th July 2017 – GK Today
1.World Youth Skills day is observed on 15th July.This year theme is ” Skills for the Future of work “.
2.Mukesh Kumar Jain has been appointed as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Oriental Bank of Commerce.
3.Raipur’s Swami Vivekananda Airport was ranked first in Customer Satisfaction Index among 46 airports in the country.
4.UNICEF has appointed Indian-origin Canadian Youtube star Lilly Singh as its newest Global Goodwill Ambassador.
5.Senior bureaucrats , Arbind Modi and Bajrang Dassvishnoi were appointed as members of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
6.Sanjiv Kohli has been concurrently accredited as next ambassador of India to Niue.
7.The US House of Representarives has passed a $621.5 billion defence policy bill , proposes to advacne defence cooperation with India.
8.Union Road Transport and Highways minister , Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 212th meeting of India Road Congress (IRC) in Udaipur , Rajasthan.
9.Pakistan cricketer Misbah-ul-haq was honored with honorary Life membership by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
10.Sundar Singh Gurjar (India) has won gold in the Men’s javelin throw event at the 2017 World Para athletics championship in London.