Current Affairs 29th July 2017 – gk today
1.International Tiger Day is observed on 29th July. Slogan is ” Fresh Ecology for Tigers “.
2.Iran has successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket called ” Simorgh ” into space.
3.2017 BRICS National Security Advisors (NSAs) meeting was held in Beijing , China.
4.Pakistan’s Petroleum and Natural Resources minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been declared as ‘ Interim Prime Minister ‘ of Pakistan.
5.Delhi Metro has become the only completely green Metro system in the World.
6.According to Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) , India is the third biggest exporter of beef.
7.Former Union minister Ashwani Kumar was conferred with the Japan’s imperial decoration ” Order of the Rising Sun ” award for his contribution to fostering Japan-India ties.
8.Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an unmanned , remotely operated tank named ” Muntra ” in Avadi , Chennai.
9.Subratra Battacharya has been conferred with prestigious Mohun Bagan Ratna award.