June 2017 Current Affairs and Top Latest Major Events of India and World


Current Affairs of June 2017 for all types of Competitive Exams Read top news headlines and latest major events happened in India and World in the month of June 2017. The information given will help you to prepare for exams like: IAS, PCS, UPSC, Railways, SSC, Banking and all other competitive exams.

  • 01 June 2017: A V Girija Kumar has been appointed as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Oriental Insurance Company Limited.
  • 02 June 2017: Barcelona striker Lionel Messi won the ‘European Golden Shoe’ for a record equalling fourth time.
  • 03 June 2017: American President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
  • 04 June 2017: India has been ranked 137th in the Global Peace Index 2017. This is the eleventh edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI) which is compiled every year by the Sydney-based think tank Institute for Economics and Peace.
  • 05 June 2017: Sudha Singh claimed a gold medal in the women’s 3000m steeplechase on the third day of the 21st Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships.
  • 06 June 2017: Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth defeated Indonesian Jonatan Christie to win the Thailand Open men’s singles title.
  • 07 June 2017: Actress Dia Mirza has been appointed brand ambassador for the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI).
  • 08 June 2017: India signed an agreement with Sri Lanka to provide USD 318 million as a line of credit to develop the nation’s railway sector.
  • 09 June 2017: The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the Agreement between India and Cyprus on Merchant Shipping, which was signed in April 2017.
  • 10 June 2017: Muttiah Muralidaran, the most successful bowler in Tests and One Day Internationals, has been inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. With this he has become the first Sri Lankan to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame.
  • 11 June 2017: Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member from Telangana Palvai Govardhan Reddy died. He was 80.
  • 12 June 2017: Scientists have for the first time discovered two-dimensional magnets that are formed by a single layer of atoms.
  • 13 June 2017: Legendary Telugu poet and writer C Narayana Reddy, a recipient of the prestigious Jnanpith award died. He was 85.
  • 14 June 2017: Golden State Warriors have been crowned NBA Champions for the fifth time after defeating LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • 15 June 2017: HDFC Bank surpassed Reliance Industries Ltd to become the country’s second most valued firm in terms of market capitalisation.
  • 16 June 2017: State-owned oil firms IOC, BPCL and HPCL signed an agreement to jointly set up world’s biggest refinery at Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra.
  • 17 June 2017: Former Chief Justice of India P N Bhagwati died. He was 95.
  • 18 June 2017: India bagged five medals, including a gold in the 2017 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Taiwan.
  • 19 June 2017: Sachin Tendulkar’s mother-in-law and social activist Annabel Mehta, a British national, has been awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for her work and service to the underprivileged.
  • 20 June 2017: Pakistan defeated India in the final by 180 runs to lift their first ICC Champions Trophy title.
  • 21 June 2017: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani inaugurated the first Afghanistan-India air corridor during a ceremony at the Kabul International Airport – a direct route that bypasses Pakistan.
  • 22 June 2017: Mumbai girl Ahana Shah has won a bronze medal in the Under-7 category of the 2017 Kenilworth Junior Open Rapid Chess Tournament.
  • 23 June 2017: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi took oath as the acting Governor of Bihar.
  • 24 June 2017: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched a Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 nano satellites (29 foreign, one Indian) with its rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).
  • 25 June 2017: Mohammedan Sporting Club bestowed the honour of the Shan-e-Mohammedan to former India International Latifuddin Najam for his overall contributions towards the 126-year-old club.
  • 26 June 2017: Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan’s “Sultan” has won the best action movie award at the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF).
  • 27 June 2017: Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara defeated Akane Yamaguchi to win the women’s singles title at the World Super Series Australian Open tournament.
  • 28 June 2017: Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova defeated Germany’s Julie Goerges to win the Mallorca Open.
  • 29 June 2017: Former chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu took over as president of the International Economic Association (IEA).
  • 30 June 2017: Senior IAS officer Deepak Kumar took over as the Chairman, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). He will succeed YS Malik.
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