Daily Current Affairs – 17th June 2017

  • World Day to Combat Desertification & drought.


  • Govt has made Aadhaar card mandatory for opening of bank account & transaction above 50000.


  • India ranked 60 in innovation (globally).


  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the Intensified Diarrhea Control Fortnight (IDCF) in order to intensify efforts to reduce child deaths due to diarrhoea.


  • An open defecation-free (ODF) village (Dhanduka village) in Mewat will be named after the US President Donald Trump. (To draw the attention of the world towards India’s cleanliness campaign.)


  • India’s first Aadhaar based iris eye scancustomer verification and fingerprint operated ATM in Telangana launched by DCB Bank.


  • Tamil Nadu Government has announced free education for the transgender community in all the colleges of state’s Manonmaniam Sundaranar University.


  • Senior vice president at Tata Consultancy Services,Ramanathan Ramanan to head Atal Innovation Mission, its initiative to promote entrepreneurship in the country.


  • Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) Principal Adviser Sreedharan has been selected for the year’s Nanniyode Rajan Memorial Award.


  • Ana Brnabić, a gay woman has been appointed as the first female Prime Minister of Serbia.


  • Eminent Punjabi playwright Ajmer Singh Aulakh passed away.


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