Current Affairs 16th & 17th July 2017 GKToday
1.The 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony was held in USA.
Best Actor : Shahid Kapoor
Best Actress : Alia Bhatt
Best Film : Neerja
2.Harinder Pal Sandhu (India) has won a Victorian Open Squash title in Melbourne.
3.Wimbledon 2017 Championship
Men’s Singles title : Roger Federer (Switzerland)
Women’s Singles title : Garbin Muguruza (Spain)
Men’s Doubles : Lukasz Kubot & Marcelo Melo
Women’s Doubles : Ekaterina Makarova & Elena Vesnina
Mixed Doubles : Jamie Murray & Martina Hingis
4.Former Sikkim Chief Minister Nar Bahadur Bhandari has passed away.
5.Lewis Hamilton has won the British Grand prix formula one for the fifth time.
6.Singapore Airlines has been rated the World’s best airline in a survey by the Travel and Leisure magazine.
7.I H Manudev has won the first Nationals Masters Snooker tournament title in Chennai.
8.Erode based Five P Venture India private Ltd. and Central Silk Board (CSB) inked an agreement for development and commercialisation of handloomsilk products.
9.An Iranian-born Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has passed away.
10.Tata Motors has developed the India’s first bio-CNG (bio-Methane) bus.
11.International Justice day is observed on 17th July.
12.Jammu and Kashmir has launched a first ever ” Culture of Cruise ” , a weekly cultural programme at Dal lake.
13.Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli will be the new Chief Justice of Nepal.