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Current Affairs section provides you latest and important news and events of the world for the year 2017 and 2016 related to the field of politics, sports, awards, important appointments, important achievements, science, important government schemes, etc. which are very important for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, BANK PO, BANK CLERK, NDA, CDS, LIC, GIC, MAT, CAT, RAILWAYS, and other competitive examinations. Year wise current affairs news and events from the year 2017 to 2015 are given below.


Which state government implements Green Protocol to make wedding ceremonies more nature friendly by banning use of plastic and other non-biodegradable articles including disposable glasses and plates and thermocol decorations? Kerala
Name the first Indian bank to launch bio-degradable prepaid gift cards? The biodegradable cards, announced on the occasion of World Environment Day, will be accepted at all domestic merchant outlets and online portals. Axis bank
Which state government signed MoU with Union Aviation Ministry for Udan scheme? Under Udan scheme air fares on routes between towns and cities currently poorly connected will be capped at 2,500 rupees for every 500 km of travel. Tamil Nadu
Which Indian bank is going to develop 100 digital villages in various States of the country as part of its initiative to promote digital banking among the rural population? Vijaya Bank
At which place Vatsalya - Maatri Amrit Kosh, a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Center was inaugurated? Delhi
The world's first hybrid "aeroboat" capable of travelling on land, water, snow and sand has been built by joint venture between India and ________. Russia
What is the Repo Rate as per 2nd bi-monthly monetary policy review for 2017-18 of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)? 6.25%
Name the Senior bureaucrat who has been appointed as Registrar of Copyrights office? The Office of Copyrights is under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion. Hoshiar Singh
Which place near Bhopal is set to become India's first private railway station? It will be India's first railway station to be redeveloped as a public-private partnership (PPP). Bansal Group, a local firm has been awarded the contract to build, maintain and operate the station for eight years. Habibganj
In which State, India's first Rural LED Street Lighting Project will be set up? In first phase, 10 lakh LED street lights will be installed in Gram Panchayats of 7 districts in State; Guntur, Prakasham, Nellore, Kurnool, Kadapa, Ananthapur & Chittoor. Andhra Pradesh
What is the rank of India among 63 countries in the 2017 IMD World Competitiveness Index? 45
Which State launched India's first single woman pension scheme of India? Under this scheme single woman will be given Rs 1000 per month. Telangana
According to 2016 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), what is the rank of India among 30 developing countries in terms of ease of doing business in the country? First
Which committee has been formed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on corporate governance? Uday Kotak Committee
With which company Reliance Infrastructure promoted Mumbai Metro One has partnered to display its services in Google Maps application. Google
Which telecom company will be merged with Telenor India? Airtel
Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharti? Shashi Shekar Vempati
Which Indian city will get the country's first 'freight village' spread over around 100 acres. Varanasi


Name the Sri Lankan cricket player, the most successful bowler in Tests and one-day internationals, who was on 8th June inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame? Muttiah Muralitharan
World Ocean Day was observed across the world on? 8th June
Which city is hosting the 2017 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit? SCO was formulated in 1996 with five countries- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, China and Tajikistan. Uzbekistan joined in the group in 2001. The primary motive behind the formation was to ensure stability along the borders. India and Pakistan, who have been observers, will become permanent members of the body. Astana
With which country Nepal has signed a deal for 1200-megawatt (MW) Budhi-Gandaki hydroelectric project? China
The first United Nations Oceans Conference was held at? USA
Name the country which has withdraw itself from 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change? USA
World Environment Day was observed across the world on? 5th June
2017 UEFA Champions League was won by? Real Madrid

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List of Cabinet Ministers of India 2017