Current Affairs 17 June 2017 – GK Questions
1.World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought was observed on 17th June.
2.American Singer-Songwriter Katy Perry became the first person to reach 100 million Twitter followers.
3.The External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has inaugurated Know India Programme (KIP) for Young overseas Indians in New Delhi.
4.India will host the 3rd annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in 2018.
5.Kannada Poet & Playwright H S Shivaprakash has honoured with the prestigious Kusumagraja Rashtriya Puraskar.
6.Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl has passed away.
7.Prime Minister inaugurated the Kochi Metro.It is the India’s first integrated multi-mode transport system.
8.The Oscar winning Director of Rocky John Avildsen has passed away.
9.The World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) forum 2017 was held in Switzerland.
10.President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Green Line of “Namma Metro” in Bengaluru.