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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.


Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed India's first unmanned tank, which has three variants – surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance in areas with nuclear and bio threats. What is the name of this unmanned tank? Muntra (Mission UNmanned TRAcked)
Government of which state has recenltly banned use Of Liquid Nitrogen in Drinks and food items? Haryana
Which state government has launched its flagship health scheme "Care Companion Programme (CCP)"? Punjab
Which Indian metro has become completely green metro system in the world? Delhi Metro
Which bank has launched its first digital banking branch "CANDI" in Bengaluru? Canara Bank
Which Indian public sector bank has started offering Bharat Bill Payment System, introduced by the National Payments Corporation of India, for its customers? Indian Overseas Bank
Which country hosted the 2017 BRICS National Security Advisors (NSAs) meeting? China
Which private sector bank has announced to acquire mobile payment provider Freecharge from Snapdeal? Axis Bank
Who has been appointed as India's Alternate Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)? Subhash Chandra Garg
Who was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Bihar? Nitish Kumar
On which day Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year? July 26
In which year India will host the men's World Boxing Championship for the first time? 2021
Name the Indian scientist, educator and recipient of India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, in 2013, who passed away at the age of 90? Professor Yash Pal
Which Indian metro station will have its own FM radio station? Lucknow Metro
Which new pension scheme has been launched by the Union Government for the senior citizens? Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY)
Civil Secretariat of which State has become the India's first secretariat to be fully under wireless coverage? Arunachal Pradesh
Which State will host the 5th North East Connectivity Summit-2018? The announcement was made by North East Advisory Council of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) chairman Ranjit Barthakur. Arunachal Pradesh
Which country will host the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS)-2017? India
In which state India's first Eco-bridges for the movement of tigers will come up? Telengana
Who has been elected as the 14th President of India? Ram Nath Kovind
Which state will host the 5th South India Writers Ensemble (SIWE) literary festival? Kerala
Name the Veteran BJP leader who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions as a parliamentarian in the Lok Sabha? L.K. Advani
Odisha's longest road bridge 'Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Setu' has built over which tributary of the Mahanadi River? The bridge is 2.88 km in length and is built at an approximate cost of Rs 114 crore. It will lessen the distance between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack by 12 km. Kathajodi river
Which state government has launched "Janahitha" to receive complaints from public? Telangana
Name India's largest private sector lender bank which will be selling personal loans of up to Rs 15 lakh through its ATMs that can be availed of by select salaried customers even if they haven't previously applied for one? ICICI Bank
Which state will be the focus state at the 2017 World Food India (WFI)? West Bengal
As per World Bank's report, in 2017 India is expected to achieve the projected growth rate of ...... per cent. 7.4
As of July 2017, how many countries have joined International Solar Alliance co-led by India and France? 35
Name Naga People's Front leader and ruling DAN chairman who was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland by Governor PB Acharya? TR Zeliang
Who heads the 9-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court (SC) to determine whether privacy is a fundamental right or not under the Constitution? J S Khehar
Which mobile app has been launched by UIDAI to carry unique identification profile on mobile? mAadhaar
Who has been given additional charge of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) after Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu resigned to contest Vice presidential election as NDA candidate?Smriti Irani
Which railway station has become the India’s first station to run by all women staff? Matunga railway station
In which state, India's first high-speed rail training centre will be set up? Gujarat
Name the senior advocate and constitutional expert who has been appointed as the new Attorney General of India? He succeeds Mukul Rohatgi as the country's top law officer. K K Venugopal
Name the Indian-origin Canadian YouTube star who was appointed by UNICEF as its newest Global Goodwill Ambassador? Lilly Singh
Name the Indian-origin man who has awarded the highest civilian award in Australia, Order of Australia for community work? Guruswamy Jayraman
Which steel company has won the Prime Minister's trophy for being the best performing integrated steel plant in the country during 2014-15 and 2015-16? Tata Steel
As per the amended Legal Metrology rules for packaged commodities, the Central Government has clarified that the retail sale price shall be the maximum retail price (MRP) inclusive of all taxes, with the provision to round off the price to the nearest rupee or 50 paise. From which date it will be effective? January 1, 2018
Govindan Laxman who won gold in Asian Athletics Championships 2017 held at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, Odisha is associated with which sports? Sprint (Athletics)
Manpreet Kaur who won gold in Asian Athletics Championships 2017 held at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, Odisha is associated with which sports? Shot Put
What is the rank of India out of the 193 member countries in the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index? 23
State Government of which state signed EOI with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to establish a High Performance Academy? Odisha
Who has been selected as the Chairman of the Board of Governors at IIT-Kharagpur? He will be Chairman for three years Sanjiv Goenka
In which city India's first university only for Dalit students will be set up by 2018? Hyderabad
Who has becomes the 1st Indian to win FIA Formula 3 European Championship race? Jehan Daruvala
President Pranab Mukherjee promulgated the ordinance legalizing the traditional 'Kambala' sport. In which state this traditional buffalo race is held? Karnataka
Who has been appointed as the new Director General of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)? R K Pachnanda
Name the Indians who has been chosen for prestigious Great Immigrants: The Pride of America Award 2017? Shantanu Narayen and Vivek Murthy
Who is the new Managing Director and CEO of Union Bank of India? Rajkiran Rai G
Who has been appointed as the 15th Attorney General of India by Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India? K K Venugopal
Name the Election Commissioner who has been appointed the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India? Achal Kumar Jyoti
In which State, India's largest Fresh water aquarium has been inaugurated by Chief Minister Raghubar Das in Bhagwan Birsa Munda Biodiversity Park? Jharkhand
Which Indian state has been conferred with the award of excellence at the 2nd Global Skill Development Summit (GSDM – 2017) held in Paris for innovations and extensive use of IT for skilling the state's youth? Uttarakhand
At which place Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Textiles India 2017, Indias first ever mega textiles trade fair? Gandhinagar
In which State, Aji dam is situated? Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated various irrigation initiatives at Aji dam including the filling of Aji dam with Narmada waters under Sauni Yojana. Gujarat
On which day National Doctors' Day is celebrated across India to honour the legendary physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy? July 1


Which day is observed as United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons? July 30
Which country is the world's largest exporter of beef, as per recenlty released OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026 report? Brazil
What is the theme of the 2017 World Day Against Trafficking in Persons? Act to protect and assist trafficked persons
To raise worldwide attention to the reservation of tigers the International Tiger Day, also known as Global Tiger Day, is observed every year on? July 29
Which country will host the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 championship? Indonesia
Which country declared total independence from International Monetary Fund and World Bank? Bolivia
Fanaceso Totti, the legendary footballer has announced his retirement. He belongs to which country? Italy
The Hypersonic International Flight Research Experimentation Program (HIFiRE) was jointly launched by US and __________. Australia
The 2017 World Day for International Justice (WDIJ) is observed on? 17th July
The 2017 Nelson Mandela International Day (NMID) is observed on? 18th July
Who won the 2017 men's singles Wimbledon tennis tournament defeating Marin Cilic in the final by 6-3, 6-1, 6-4? Roger Federer
At which place in Germany, the 2017 G20 summit, the twelfth meeting of the Group of Twenty (G20) countries, was held from 7th to 8th July 2017? Hamburg

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