Here is the latest 17th July 2017 Current Affairs. Candidates can make use of these current affairs for government exams. If you are preparing for government exams like UPSC, RRB, SBI and other Exams make use of Today Current Affairs 17th July 2017. Practising General Questions based on daily current affairs can make your knowledge better. Applicants can take this website as a reference for the preparation of GKToday Quiz. Read the entire article to know the highlights of Todays National and International News. Candidates trying for Sarkari Naukri Jobs can make a good use of this article.
Latest 17th July 2017 Current Affairs on National and International News.
- India to elect second Dalit President after 1997.
- Math genius Maryam Mirzakhani Dies at the age of 40.
- Ex- Brazil President Lula sentenced to nearly 10 years for Corruption.
- Roger Federer Wins his 19th Grand Slam.
- Matunga becomes Indias first railway station run by women.
- Government Launches GST Training programme.
- 18th Edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards took place in New York.
- Garbine Muguruza clinches maiden Wimbledon title.
- UNICEF appointed Indian -origin Canadian Youtube Star Lilly Singh as its new Global Goodwill Ambassador.
- Axis Bank has appointed Egon Zehnder as new CEO after the retirement of Shikha Sharma.
- San Miguel de Allende in Mexico has named the Worlds Best City in a survey by Travel and Leisure Magazine.
- Indias BPCL makes its first US oil Purchase.
- K K Venugopal named has cleared for appointment as the Attorney General for India.
National News of 17th July 2017
Matunga becomes Indias first railway station run by women.
India has started their first railway station run by women. A total of 30 women staffers including 11 booking clerks, five Railway Protection Force, Seven ticket Checkers is working under the supervision of station manager Mamta Kulkarni. Mamta Kulkarni became the Mumbai’s First women station master in the year 1992. Kulkarni was in Kurla.
Government Launches GST training Programme
The government, today launched a GST training programme to skill around two lakh youths in six months to handle tax compliance issues like invoice making. It usually implements in 14 states. Talking about ITI Rudy said that the ministry is working to improve the quality of these institutes. The people will be trained under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
Read More: Current Affairs
17th July 2017 Current Affairs on International News
Math genius Maryam Mirzakhani Dies at the age of 40
Maryam Mirzakhani an Iranian Born mathematician who was the first women to win the coveted Fields Medal has died in US hospital after a battle with Cancer. She died at the age of 40. Mirzakhani a professor at Stanford University in California died of cancer. she has been battling for four years spread to her bone marrow. In 2014 she won the Fields Medal the equivalent of the Noble Prize for Mathematics from International Congress of Mathematics.
UNICEF appointed Indian – origin Canadian Youtube Star Lilly Singh as its new Global Goodwill Ambassador.
Actress, Comedian and author Lilly Singh was appointed as UNICEF newest Goodwill Ambassador at the special event in New Delhi. Lilly who was known as her digital alias superwomen was in India to meet children and young people being supported by UNICEF. I am honoured to join UNICEF says Lilly at the media meeting.
San Miguel de Allende in Mexico has named the Worlds Best City in a survey by Travel and Leisure Magazine.
San Miguel de Allende has been the worlds best city with Oaxaca close behind in sixth place in annual rankings by readers of Travel and Leisure Magazine. The colonial city in the state of Guanajuato offers temperate weather year round. Travel and Leisure Magazine wrote there is no bad time to visit this city.
Appointments News on 17th July 2017.
K K Venugopal named has cleared for appointment as the Attorney General for India.
Senior Advocate K K Venugopal name has been cleared for appointment as the Attorney General for India following the decision of Mukul Rohatgi to step down as the top law officer. The proposal to appoint 86 year old veteran lawyer as the successor of Rohatgi had a discussion before the departure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his recent visit to the US.
17th July 2017 Current Affairs Business News
Indias BPCL makes its first US oil Purchase.
India BPCL made its first purchase of US oil buying high sulphur crudes Mars and Poseidon in a tender its head of refineries R Ramachandran. BPCL is the second Indian Refiner to buy US Gulf crude after PM Narendra Modi visit to Washington last month.
Practice Today Current Affair Quiz
Sports News of 17th July 2017
Roger Federer Wins his 19th Grand Slam.
Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion on Sunday with straight wins. The seventh seeded Croatian the 20147 US open champion sobbed inconsolably and buried his head in his towel as his title dream slipped away.
Garbine Muguruza clinches maiden Wimbledon title.
Garbine Muguruza shook her head and buried her face in her palms before winning her first maiden Wimbledon title. The 23-year-old has won her first title by beating the 37-year-old Venus Williams. Muguruza won her title by fighting for 77 minutes.