Daily Current Affairs Updates (14th June 2017) – Specially for Upcoming Exams 2017:
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June 14th– World Blood Donor Day
Thetheme of world blood donor day 2017 isGive Blood, Give Now, Give Often
The Delhi government has decided to construct 582 flats for the economically weaker section
The Delhi government has decided to construct 582 flats for the economically weaker section under its rehabilitation scheme. The flats, to be built under the government’s ‘Jahan Jhuggi Wahan Makan’ scheme, will come up a few metres from a slum at Rana Pratap Bagh in south Delhi’s Sangam Park area. DUSIB will build the flats, which will be ready in the next two-three years.
Union Territory –New Delhi
CM –Arvind Kejriwal
Governor –Anil Baijal
Yogi Adityanath and Union State Minister Shir Jayanth Sinha inaugurated Mahayogi Gorakhnath Civil Terminal at Gorakhpur airport
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union State Minister, Civil Aviation Shir Jayanth Sinha inaugurated ” Mahayogi Gorakhnath Civil Terminal at Gorakhpur airport today.
State –Uttar Pradesh
CM –Yogi Adityanath
Governor –Shri Ram Naik
Minister of state civil aviation – Jayanth Sinha
Child Rights and You (CRY) report shows UP with maximum child labor
According to the Child Rights and You (CRY) report, over 8 lakh children in India between the age group 5 and 6 years are engaged in child labor. A large percentage, over 5 lakh of these children do not attend school. The majority of these kids are engaged in family-based employments. Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of 2,50,672 children engaged in labor, followed by Bihar with 1,28,087 children and Maharashtra where the number stands at 82,847. The report has outlined that reach of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), which was introduced with the intent of providing a strong base to these children, is quite limited as it covers only 50% percent of this population.
India’s first 150 kWp canal top solar PV System Mouda Thermal Power Project, near Nagpur in Maharashtra
State-run power giant National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has energized India’s first 150 kWp canal top solar PV System on cooling water (CW) channel inside power station premises at its 2,320 MW, Mouda Thermal Power Project, near Nagpur in Maharashtra.
The center decided to open passport service center in 800 head Post Office
The Centre has decided to open passport service centres in all the 800 district head post offices across the country in two years to increase people’s access to the facility, especially in remote areas. Making the announcement, Minister of State for External Affairs V. K. Singh said, “150 post office passport seva kendras are being opened this year and within two years all the 800 head post offices in all the districts would be in place.”
Minister of State for external affairs – V. K. Singh
‘Yug Purush, Bharat Ratna, Atal Ji’ a book authored by Pokhriyal
Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank, has officially handed over the first copy of the 450-page book titled -‘Yug Purush, Bharat Ratna, Atal Ji’ to the President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee. However, the book will be launched soon in the market for all.
Group of Seven (G7) Environment Ministers Meeting was held in Bologna, Italy
Group of Seven (G7) Environment Ministers Meeting was held in Bologna, Italy to discuss issues ranging from climate change to sustainable development and litter at sea. The meeting was attended by the Environment Ministers of the seven countries (US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan) and the Commissioners of the European Union for Environment and Climate. The Bologna meeting focused on the priority themes of the global environmental challenge, such as the state of implementation of the goals set by the Paris Agreement to fight climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals set by the UN 2030 Agenda. ‘5-year Bologna Roadmap’ was adopted at the meeting, which focuses on important issues such as resource efficiency indicators, citizen involvement, awareness on food waste and economic analysis of the efficient use of resources.
G7 countries Short Trick –JUG For ICU (Japan,US,Germany,France,Italy,Canada,UK)
World Bank approves over $500 million for Afghanistan to boost economy
The World Bank has approved financing worth more than 500 million dollars for Afghanistan to support a string of projects to boost the economy, help improve service delivery in five cities and support Afghan refugees sent back from Pakistan.
World Bank HQ –Washington D.C
President –Jim Yong Kim
Currency –Afghan afghani
Parliament of Afghanistan –National Assembly also known as Afghan Parliament
MoU between Sikkim government& British Council to enhance quality of education
The Human Resource Development department of Sikkim government signed an MoU with the British Council to enhance quality of education in the state. The MoU will improve the educational structure of the schools of Sikkim. The purpose of the MoU is to support the aims and aspirations of the young people of Sikkim through collaborative projects in the area of English, education and skills by strengthening the capacity of the teachers and other professionals, working with youth in the state and support its cultural economy.
CM –Pawan Kumar Chamling
Governor – Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil
Girish Wagh the new head of commercial vehicle business unit of TATA motors
Tata Motors announced the appointment of Girish Wagh, 46, as the Head of Commercial Vehicle Business Unit and a member of the executive committee.Mr. Wagh, is known for developing Tata Ace and Tata Nano.
TATA motors CEO –Guenter Butschek
NASAhas posthumously awarded the Exceptional Public Service Medal to MichaelA’Hearn
NASA has posthumously awarded the Exceptional Public Service Medal to Michael A’Hearn, one of the world’s leading comet scientists. A’Hearn died at the age of 76. The NASA Medal is for “fundamental work on comets and small bodies of the solar system, leadership in space missions, and ensuring public access to data from NASA missions and related projects.”
NASA –National Aeronautics and Space Administration
HQ –Washington D.C
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