Current Affairs 18th & 19th June 2017 – GK Questions
1.Kidambi Srikanth has won the Indonesia Open Super Series Badminton men’s title.
2.International Day for the elimination of Sexual violence in conflicts is observed on 19th June.Theme is ” Presenting Sexual violence crimes through Justice & Deterrence ”
3.Union Urban minister , M Venkaiah Naidu has launched the ” Urban Housing project ” for financially backward people of Andhra Pradesh.
4.Pakistan has clinched maiden ICC Champions Trophy title by defeating India.
5.Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai has been the first Indian building to get Trademark.
6.According to Global Prime Office occupancy costs survey , Connaught place in Delhi has been ranked 9th most expensive prime office in the World , topped by Hong Kong (Central).
7.Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has launched 24*7 helpline ” Madadgaar ” at Srinagar’s Tagore Hall.
8.Minister for Science & Technology , Harshavardhan has launched a mobile app ” Celebrating Yoga “.
9.The President of Ramakrishna Math & Mission Swami Atmasthananda has passed away.
10.Minister of state for culture & Tourism , Mahesh Sharma has launched the implementation of the National mission on cultural mapping of India in Uttar Pradesh
11.Asian Infrastructure Invsetment Bank (AIIB) has approved the membership of Argentina , Madagascar and Tonga at its second annual meeting of Governors.
12.The government has roped Amitabh Bachchan to promote Goods and Services Tax (GST).
13.India’s Mars Orbit Mission (MOM)/Mangalyan completed 1000 Earth days in Martian orbit.
14.BRICS Foreign Ministers meet was held in Beijing , China.