Current Affairs 21st June 2017 – GK Questions
1.International Yoga day was observed on 21st June.This year theme is ” Yoga for Health “.
2.Indian Agricutural microbiologist Shrihari Chandraghatgi has been conferred the ministry of envirionment award 2017 in Japan.
3.According to Mercer’s 23rd annual cost of living survey , Mumbai is the most expensive city for expatriates in India.
4.Veteran Bollywood actor Amrit Pal has passed away in Mumbai.
5.China has unveiled World’s first train that operates on a virtual track using sensor technology instead of metal rails.
6.Ramamani Tyengar Memorial Yoga Institute , Pune has been selected for the PM’s Award for outstanding contribution to promotion and development of Yoga.
7.Punjab government has announced free education for girls in government schools and colleges from nursery to Ph.D.
8.Meghalaya government has signed 2 MoUs with SBI as part of an initiate towards migrating government transactions to digital mode.
9.Qatar Airways is voted the World’s best Airline at the SKYTRAX 2017 World airline awards.
10.President of Vanuatu , Womtelo Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale has passed away.
11.AirAsia has been named the World’s best low-cost airline at the SKYTRAX 2017 World airline awards.