Latest Current Affairs June 1st Week 2017 | Important Questions and Answers
Banking & Economy News
Which public sector bank started to promote digital banking initiative to develop 100 digital villages in rural areas of different states of the country?
Points to Remember:
Head Office: Bangalore
MD & CEO: Dr. Kishore Sansi.
Tagline: A friend you can bank
Recently RBI initiated PCA (prompt corrective action) for which bank due to its high NPAs and negative return on assets?
Explanation: In the month of May 2017 two other banks IDBI Bank and UCO Bank.
Dena Bank CMD: Ashwani Kumar
Head Office: Mumbai,
Tagline: Trusted Family Bank.
Which PSU Bank has launched ‘Star Mahotsav’ a mass-contact program to recover bad loans, disbursing new loans and promotion of its products and services?
Bank of India
Explanation: Under this program, they contact every customer at their doorstep to recover bad loans, disbursing new loans and promotion of its products and services.
BOI CEO & MD: Dinabandhu Mohapatra
Head Office: Mumbai,
Tagline: Relationships beyond Banking.
Who is the head of the committee ‘Uday Kotak committee’ formed by SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) on Corporate Governance?
Uday Kotak, Chief of Kotak Mahindra Bank
According to World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report, What is the India’s GDP growth rate in 2018?
Which country will be hosting the board of governors meeting of the AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank)?
Jeju, South Korea
AIIB Head Office: Beijing, China
President: Jin Liqun
Who was appointed as the Registrar of Copyrights, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion?
Who has been appointed as the CEO of Prasar Bharati with the replacement of Rajeev Singh?
Shashi Shekar Vempati
Head Office of Prasar Bharati: New Delhi.
Who will be the next president of United Nations ( UN) General Assembly?
Slovakia’s Miroslav Lajcak
United Nations: United Nations is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation
Founded in 1945,
Total Member States: 193
Head Quarters: New York City, USA.
Who will become the next Prime Minister of Ireland?
Leo Varadkar (Indian Origin)
Important Points: Capital: Dublin
President of Ireland: Michael D. Higgins
Who took charge as the new President of Serbia?
Currency: Serbian Dinar
Who was sworn in as the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal?
Sher Bahadur Deuba.
Nepal’s Capital: Kathmandu.
Currency: Nepalese rupee
President of Nepal: Bidhya Devi Bhandari.
National & International Affairs
The India approved the $318 million line of credit for the developments of which country’s railway sector?
The Union government plans to replace the UGC (University Grants Commission) and AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education) merges to become which single higher university?
HEERA (Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency)
Which state government introduces ‘Green Protocol’ for Weddings to make more nature-friendly?
By this protocol, The usage of materials for marriage decorations, serving plates and other things will make with nature-friendly products.
India’s first public bicycle sharing project “Trin Trin” has started in which city?
Mysore ( Karnataka).
Totally 450 bicycles made available and 48 automated docking stations (near universities, tourist areas, and offices) with affordable fee. If anyone wants to take the bicycle, they need to swipe smart card and take a bicycle and can handover at any other stations and fee can be deducted from their smart card at the destination.
Name the initiative of TATA Projects launches to enhance green cover by planting more plants?
Which state government has launched the ‘Mahaswayam’ web portal for job seekers and employers by merging three related portals ‘Maharojgar’, ‘Mahaswayamrojgar’ and MSSDS (Maharashtra State Skill Development Societ)?
CM of Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis
The India stood at which position in Global Peace Index 2017 among 163 countries?
Most Peaceful Country: Iceland
Least Peaceful Country: Syria
Name the three new apps launched by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to help customers rate quality of services, speed, and performance.
My call app, MySpeed app and ‘Do not disturb (DND 2.0)’ app.
Recently India has test-fired its first all-weather tracked-chassis _____________ from a mobile launcher at Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha.
QR-SAM (Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile).
Which city has bagged the MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee) National Award 2017?
Vizianagaram district (Andhra Pradesh).
The Rural LED Street Lighting Project launched in which state, Under this project 10 lakh conventional street lights
with LED lights in Gram Panchayats?
Which state government has launched single-women pension scheme beneficial for unmarried women, joginis, and divorced women?
The India ranked which position in IMD World Digital Competitiveness Index 2017?
Science & Technology:
Name the hottest giant planet that is more hotter than stars found by astronomers.
ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) has launched the biggest GSAT- 19 satellite by which launching vehicle?
GSLV MARK III – D1
Awards & Honours
Which organization got ‘APQN Quality Award 2017’ for International Co-operation in Quality Assurance in Moscow, Russia?
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
World Milk Day – 1st June
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression – 4th June.
World Environment Day – 5th June 2017.
Books & Authors:
Who is the author of the book ‘Ministry of Utmost Happiness’?
Who won the Thailand Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament title 2017 under Men’s Singles Category at Bangkok?
Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth (India).
He got this title by defeating Jonatan Christie of Indonesia.
What was the changed name of West Indies cricket team on its 91st anniversary?