Current Affairs 9th & 10th July 2017 – GKToday
1.Two day regional conference on ” Good Governance and Replication of best practices ” held in Nainital , Uttarakhand.
2.A R Rahman has been shortlisted for the World soundtrack awards for his movie Vicroy’s House.
3.John Joseph has been appointed as Director General of Goods and Service Tax (GST).
4.Atthaya Thitikul becomes the youngest ever winner on the Ladies European tour (Golf).
5.Civil Aviation ministry hosted the first edition of WINGS 2017 – ” Sab Uden , Sab Juden ” expanding regional connectivity in New Delhi.
6.National Security Guard (NSG) organised the first International Aviation security seminar in Manesar , Haryana.
7.Valtteri Bottas(Mercedes) has won the Austrian Grad Prix Formula 1 race.
8.Raninder Singh was re-elected as the President of National Rifle Association of India (NRAI).
9.President Pranab Mukherjee has launched 3 digital initiatives , ” Swayam , Swayam Prabhu and National Academic Depository ” in New Delhi to push e-education in the country.
10.India , World’s third largest oil importer will import crude oil from the US for the first time.
11.India , Japan and United States (US) navies have kicked off ” MALABAR 2017 ” naval exercise in Bay of Bengal (Chennai Coast).
12.Former India ambassador to US , Naresh Chandra has passed away.
13.A three day Babasaheb B.R Ambedkar international conference on Social Justice will be held in Bangalore.
14.Khaltmaa Battulga has elected as the President of Mongolia.
15.Danfoss India has been conferred with the ” Golden Peacock Award ” for environment management.
16.Oracle has launched its first Digital hub in Asia Pacific region in Bagalore.
17.Ahmedabad has been declared India’s first World Heritage City (WHC) of UNESCO.
18.Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has signed an MoU with government of West Bengal to set up a state-of-the-art centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine.
19.Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley has launched a new tax payer service module ” Aaykar Setu “.
20.Veteran Actress Sumita Sanyal has passed away.