Current Affairs 17th June 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 17th June 2017

NATIONAL

  • To reduce child deaths due to diarrhea the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched IDCF

INTERNATIONAL

  • India moved six places to rank 60 in innovation ranking
  • India re-elected to UN’s principal organ on economic, social and environmental issues
  • Neeru Chadha elected as first Indian woman Member of ITLOS

AWARDS

  • David Grossman has won the Man Booker International prize 2017
  • The Fifth Bhupen Hazarika National Award, 2017 has been conferred to Yeshe Dorjee Thongshi

BANKING & ECONOMY

  • China-led AIIB has approved USD 150mn loan for India infrastructure fund

SPORTS

  • Virat Kohli scores fastest 8000 ODI runs in just 175 Innings

OBITUARY

  • P. N. Bhagwati Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) passes away
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