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14th June 2017 Current Affairs News and Latest Highlights
- Heena Sidhu and Jitu Rai have won the mixed gold in shooting World Cup
- Bollywood stars got a place in the Forbes World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities List
- China has launched world’s largest floating solar farm
- World’s smallest & cheapest private jet ‘Vision Jet’ has been launched in the USA
- Veteran Telugu Poet, Writer C Narayana Reddy has passed Away recently
- Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has won the Canadian Grand Prix
- 12-year-old Padmalaya Nanda from Odisha has won the Little Miss Universe Internet 2017
- RBI has launched the News Rs. 500/- notes with inset letter ‘A’
- Andhra Pradesh state govt has launched “Back to School” program against child labor
- Nalanda district of Bihar’s Water conservation model has been selected for National Award
14th June 2017 Current Affairs – National Updates
Central nod to set up 100 AYUSH hospitals
Minister of state for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik has confirmed that “Centre has approved the proposal to set up 100 Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) hospitals across the country”. Also, the union govt has given the green signal for the posting of the 4000 AYUSH doctors in primary health centers across the country.
Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar Make in Forbes World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities List
World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities’ list is out. Popular Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar got a place among the World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities List. Salman Khan stood at the 71st spot with $37 million earned in 2016-2017. Akshay Kumar is at 80th position with $35.5 million.
Top three celebrities in the list are:
- Sean Combs with the pay of $130 Million (Musician)
- Beyonce Knowles with the pay of $105 Million (Musician)
- J.K. Rowling with the pay of $95 Million (Author)
Panama agrees on Diplomatic ties with China
Recently, Panama has established formal diplomatic ties with China. It has broken all of its relationship with Taiwan.
Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela announced its commercial ties with China and has established full diplomatic links with China. It recognizes ‘One China’ in the world and considers Taiwan to be an inalienable part of China’s territory.
June 14 Current Affairs – National Affairs
Sikkim Govt Signs Mou with British Council
The Human Resource Development Department, Sikkim government has signed a MoU with the British Council on. To enhance the quality of education in the state, the Sikkim state government has taken this decision. G P Upadhyaya, additional chief secretary cum Principal Human Resource Development department and Alan Gemmell, Head of British Council has signed this MoU.
Indian Railways to induct 40,000 redecorated coaches by 2023
The Indian Railways will induct about 40,000 coaches by the end of the year 2023. Indian Railways will also expect to manufacture 15,000 new coaches with modern features during 2018 -19 and 2022 -23 periods. The work plan has implemented nearly 000 coaches in the current financial year.
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Today 14th June 2017 Current Affairs – International Affairs
Vietnam GM Nguyen has won Mumbai Mayor Chess Title
Nguyen DucHoa, the Vietnam Grand Master has won 10th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open Chess Tournament. He defeated Indian GM Neelotpal Das in the finals. The prize money is Rs 3 lakhs. The top-ranked Tajikistan GM Farrukh Amonatov (ELO 2635) has received a cheque of Rs 2 lakhs.
Today – International Albinism Awareness Day
13 June is observed as International Albinism Awareness Day. In general, Albinism is a genetic condition resulting in little or no pigmentation in the hair, skin, and eyes. Earlier, the United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution in 2013 for the prevention of the attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism.
World’s largest floating Solar Farm launched in China
China has launched world’s largest floating solar farm in Anhui province. The capacity of the solar farm is the 40-megawatts power plant with 160,000 panels resting on a lake. China has become the world’s largest investor in clean energy since 2012.
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Latest 14th June 2017 Current Affairs – Sports News
Jitu Rai-Heena Sidhu has won the gold in ISSF World Cup
Indian shooters Jitu Rai & Heena Sidhu have clinched the gold medal in mixed team 10m air pistol event of the (ISSF) International Shooting Sports Federation World Cup held at Gabala, Azerbaijan. early 430 athletes from 45 countries have participated in the whole event. In this event, China has won six medals, including three gold. France beat Iran to won the bronze in the event.
14-06-2017 GK Updates – Daily 14th June 2017 Awards highlights
Bihar’s ‘Project Jal Sanchay’ chosen for National Award
Project Jal Sanchay model has been successfully adopted in Nalanda district of south-central Bihar. Ministry of Rural Development. has chosen this water conservation model for the national award for excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (MGNREGP).