Important current affairs for UPSC, GPSC, IBPS, SSC, Civil Services Exam | June-July 2017

Important Current Affairs for UPSC, GPSC, IBPS, SSC, Civil Services Exam
June-July 2017


  • Priyanka Chopra is the Ambassador of National Skill Development Corporation.
  • Shri Kant won Indonesia and Australia open in Badminton.
  • Odisha First state to launch Primary Alert System.
  • First time in India, robot control the traffic in the Madhya Pradesh
  • India won US’s Social and Environment organization election.
  • Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski won Grand Slam in Double. (Bopanna from India and Grabiela from Canada)
  • Medam Tushad 22nd branch open in India in Delhi (Regal Cinema Wall)
  • Aditi Ashok wins Europe open in Golf.
  • Asia Sports Authority gives permission to held Asian beach games in India in Different cities of India in the year 2020.
  • PM Modi open “Jungle Safari” at Chattisgarh.
  • “INS Virat” retired after 55 years.
  • Bob Dylan is US singer, win Nobel Prize for Literature.
  • World’s Big Telescope of China’s was started working.
  • 2020 Asia Games held in India and 2026 Asia Games held in Japan.
  • Olympic 2020 held in the Tokyo, Japan.
  • Michal Phelps in his career wins 23 gold for America in Swimming.
  • Vatican City gives “Saint” honor to mother Teresa.
  • Russian Player Mariya Sharapova trouble in the Doping case.
  • Delhi gets the driverless metro.
  • Book on Democracy darkest hour “The Emergency – Indian Democracy’s Darkest Hour” written by A.Surya Prakash launched by Venkaiah Naidu and Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Viajay Rupani at Ahmedabad.
  • Manushi Chhillar wins Femina Miss India contest 2017.
  • SJFI (Sports Journalist Federation of India) facilitate best sports person of the year award to P. V.
  • Shrinivas Gokilnath is being the First Indian complete Solo RAAM (Race Across America).
  • Coca-Cola shut down analytics Center located at Pune.
  • MKU Ltd., design modern Bullet proof helmets for Army. MKU supplies equipment to UN and Nato.
  • Odisha Set-up blood bank for cattle.
  • Dhanraj Pillay gets “Bharat Gaurav” award. He is former hockey captain. This award facilitates by East Bengal Football Club.
  • India gives $1, 00,000 to UN Tax fund for helping a developing country.
  • Uttarakhand get an award of excellence for its innovation and extensive use of IT in skill youth.
  • Communication Satellite GSAT-17 Launched by ISRO.
  • Government approves disinvestment of Air India. Air India launched in 1932 by JRD Tata as TATA Airlines.
  • Modi inaugurates Transtadia Arena at Ahmedabad, which is built on PPP model. PPP stands for Public Private Partnership.
  • Venugopal appointed as Attorney General of India.
  • In India, 1st July is observed as GST Day. All states of India agree to implement Goods and Service Tax mode.
  • Highest GST rate in India 28%. India chooses Canadian model of dual GST as it has federal structures. French was the first country to implement GST. India is the 161st country to implement GST.
  • Rahul Dravid to continue at the coach for India-A and Under-19 cricket teams of India.
  • World’s first forest city is located in China.
  • IPS officer Mahesh Bhagwat has won the US government’s 2017 Trafficking in person Hero Awards.
  • eVIN wind GSMA Asia mobile award for outstanding contribution to the UN’s sustainable development goals in India. eVin is Online real-time vaccine logistic management system develop by Ministry of Health and UNDP.
  • India’s first ever mega trade event. PM Modi inaugurates “Textile India – 2017” trade fair at Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • India has contributed 5 Lakh US dollars to the UN Peace Building Fund.
  • Jharkhand CM had inaugurated India’s Largest Fresh Water Aquarium in Birsa Munda Biodiversity park premises.
  • National Multi commodity exchange will merge with Indian Commodity Exchange creating the country’s third biggest commodity exchange.
  • Prime Minister Modi release a photo book titled “President Pranab Mukherjee – a statesman”.
  • Jehan Daruwala becomes first Indian to win FIA F3 European championship.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopt ‘Kakrahia’ village. This village is known for its wrestlers and wrestling arenas, under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. This village is the third one. First three accordingly are Nagpur, Jayapur, and Kakrahiya.
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University has announced that transgender students can now study in any of the program offered by the University for free.
  • Germany wins FIFA Confederation Cup by defeating Chile 1-0.
  • Writer Preeti Shenoy was honored with Indian of the year award by Brands Academy.
  • AchalKumar Jyoti as the next Chief election commissioner of India. He is 21st chief election commissioner of India.
  • Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) develop QRSAM. This is a surface to air missile from Chandpur along to Odisha coast. The range of QRSAM is 25 to 30 KM.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi be the first prime minister, who visited Israel after 70 years.
  • United State celebrates its 245th Independence Day on July 4, 2017.
  • Kambalais one of the folk sports of Karnataka state. It is declared legal by President of India Mr. Pranab Mukhaerjee.
  • Pune based NGO, “Swayam Shikshan Prayog” has been awarded UNDP’s equator prize for devising an ecologically sustainable agriculture model to combat the adverse impact of drought.
  • Indian football team catches the best FIFA ranking at 96th 
  • Jammu and Kashmir legislation assembly has finally adopted the GST.
  • SAIC motor to set up Rs. 2000 crore car plants at halol, Gujarat. (SAIC is China motor company)
  • India won Asian snooker championship. India defeats the Pakistan in final.
  • JIGYASA program launched. It is the student-scientist connect program launched at Delhi.
  • India declared free from the HSN1 and HSN8 highly pathogenic avian influenza.
  • UK (United Kingdom) launched “Gram Trunk Road” project to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian partition.
  • 2017 Asian Athletics Championship held at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Asian Athletics Championship held once in every two years. The first time India won 26 medals in Asian Athletic Championship. India has topped the medal tally for the first time in the history of Asian Athletic Championship.
  • India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu wins South Australia open in Squash title.
  • Sports person of the year award goes to P.V. Sindhu by sports authority of India.
  • The government of India launches “GST Rate finder” application for the merchant.
  • India will soon get a seat on Global Foreign Exchange Committee.
  • India’s first world Heritage city is Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Japan’s world heritage city name is Okinoshima island. UNESCO’s world heritage committee meets in Krakow in Poland.
  • Sadhu Singh wins gold in the steeplechase in Asian Athletic Championship.
  • United State, Japan, and India have begun Malabar Naval Exercise – 2017 in the Bay of Bengal.
  • Gopal Krishna Gandhi nominee for the post of vice president of the opposition party.
  • 11th July celebrate as the population day.
  • Delhi has become the second state to launch e-RTI portal. Maharastra is the first state to launch the online RTI portal.
  • NASA’s solar powered Juno space craft has successfully completed the closest flyby of Jupiter’s iconic great red spot.
  • Indian women’s cricket team captain mitali raj, became highest run-scorer in One-Day cricket. (6000 runs)
  • Ravi Shastri has been named at team India’s head coach till 2019 world cup. He replaces Anil Kumble.
  • A model united nations regional conference is being held in Kathmandu, Nepal by its embassy.
  • World petroleum congress is organized every 3 years, in 2017 at Istanbul.
  • India to became largest milk producer.
  • India will host Theatre Olympics in 2018. It held in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkatta, Chennai and other cities of India.
  • Book on Modi “ the Making of Legend” written by Bindeshvar Pathak is launched.
  • Indian Railway Launched DEMU train. (DEMU stands for Diesel Electrical Multiple Unit train.)
  • Sandeep Patil is the brand ambassador of Indor Cricket team.
  • Indian Railway launch “Rail Saarthi” app.
  • BCCI retains or renews the contract with IMG (International Management Group) as IPL service provider.
  • Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals back in IPL.
  • UNICEF global good will ambassador is Indian Origin Canadian Youtuber Lilly Singh.
  • Sunder Singh Gujarat wins gold at world para Athletics Championship in men’s javelin throw event.
  • 15th July Celebrate at world youth skill day. The government of India celebrates second anniversary of Skill India Mission.
  • Name of the Russia’s space agency is “Roscosmos”. Recently it launched 73 Satellite.
  • IIFA award- 2017 (IIFA stands for International Film Academy Award). Its 18th edition held in New York.
    Best Actress – Alia Bhatt (for film Udta Panjab)
    Best Actor – Shahid Kapoor
    Best Film – Neerja
  • Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Pix.
  • Japan will host next G-20 Meet. Because of the lack of world class convention, India will not able to host.
  • Smriti Irani gets additional charge of Information and Broadcasting affairs. Prior to textile ministry, Irani held HRD ministry.
  • Bharat Arun is new Indian bowling coach.
  • NDA’s vise president candidate name is M. Venkaiah Naidu.
  • TATA motors had developed India’s first Bio-Methene (bio-CNG) Bus.
  • PM modi inaugurate Abdul Kalam’s Memorial at peikarumbu near Rameshvaram.
  • Reserve bank of India soon publishes a note of Rs. 20 and Rs. 200.
  • madhar app launch by UIDAI.
  • US navy successfully tested world’s first Drone destroyer Laser.
  • ISRO stands for Indian Space Research Organisation.
  • Ramnath kovind elected as President of India.
  • Setting up Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in Andhra Pradesh. It would be established in Vishakhapattanam.
  • Google launched Google Hire. It helps small and medium size business recruiter talent.
  • Lokshabha clear IIIT PPP bill. IIIT PPP stands for Indian Institute of Information Public Private Partnership.
  • Reliance launched new Jio-phone on just deposit of Rs. 1500.
  • China bans Justin Bieber because of his “Bad Behaviour”.
  • India hosts the global conference on Cyber Space in 2017. It is the 5th conference, PM Modi inaugurate this event.
  • Hemand amin appointed as a chief operating officer of IPL.(Indian Premier League)
  • In the few Days, India and Bangladesh connect through waterways.
  • “Joint sea 2017” naval drills done between China and Russia.
  • “Mission football” launched in Meghalaya by CM Dr. Mukul Sangna.
  • The government launched “She-box” portal for women for sexual harassment at work place.
  • Former ISRO chairman UR Rao passes away. He had launched India’s first Satellite Aryabhata in 1975.
  • Nifty breaches 10,000 marks at NSE first time ever.
  • India host first-time men’s world boxing championship in 2021.
  • Micro soft shut down ms paint and focus on new 3D paint.
  • Microsoft launched “Kaizala” app for Indian enterprises. Made for India.
  • Panama open embassy in China.
  • The nation celebrates Kargil Vijay Divas on 26th Victory against Pakistan on 26th July 1999.
  • Nitish Kumar was sworn in Bihar as CM 6th
  • ONGC (oil and natural gas Corporation) acquire Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation.
  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif resigns from his post.
  • V. Sindhu appointed as deputy collector in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Sehwag and P.T. Usha be the member in Arjuna award committee.
  • BBPS stand for Bharat Bill Payment System.
  • Jammu and Kashmir top list on Human right Violation.
  • Shree Lanka and China signs Hambantota Port deal.
  • DRDO develop first-time Un-Manned tank. DRDO develop Mantra-S (for surveillance) and Mantra-M for (detecting Mines).
  • 29th July, Celebrates as an International Tiger Day. India has the highest number of Tigers in the world.
  • Indian women’s wins FIBA Asia Cup in Basketball. India beat Kazakhstan by 75-73 in final.
  • India becomes biggest Milk producer in the world.
  • UNDP stands for United Nations Development Programs.
  • “Mann ki Baat – A Social Revolution on Radio” book launched by Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadanvis and governor of Maharastra and Tamilnadu C. Vidyasagar Rao.
  • New Prime Minister of Pakistan is Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

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