Current Affairs 23rd June 2017 – GK Questions
1.World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) have granted $380 million of loan to Andhra Pradesh for Power Projects.
2.International Widows day is observed on 23rd June.This year theme is ” Empowering women for Greater Achievements “.
3.Wipro Chairman , Azim Premji has honoured with the 2017 Carnegie medal of Philanthropy for his efforts to reform Public school system in India.
4.NASA has launched World’s lightest satellite (64 grams) named ” KalamSat ” designed by 18-year-old boy Rifath Sharook from Tamil Nadu.
5.Nisha Dutt has become the first Indian woman leader to get the Social Entrepreneur of the year award.
6.Department of Science and Technology has launched the ” Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty (VAJRA) ” to attract Indian Scientists Abroad.
7.A commemorate Postage stamp has released on completion of 50 years of Passport act.
8.World Public Service Day is observed on 23rd June.This year theme is ” The Future is Now “.
9.Maharashtra government has launched a mobile app ” My Plant ” .It would be help in recording data about Tree Plantation.
10.Uttarakhand and Haryana have been declared as the 4th and 5th Open Defecation Free states under Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM – G).
11.Lalit Mohan Das has won the Biju Patnaik award for scientific Excellence for his outstanding contribution to science and research.
12.Mizoram govt has launched the ” Test & Treat Strategy ” to improve treatment of HIV affected people.