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Current Affairs for IBPS PO Exam – Mains & Interview – PDF Download - 1 July 2017 to 15 July 2017

Current Affairs for IBPS PO Exam – Mains & Interview – PDF Download
1 July 2017 to 15 July 2017
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Preeti Shenoy: Writer Preeti Shenoy in the last week of June 2017 was honored with the Indian of the Year Award at a function organized in New Delhi.
Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat: An IPS officer from Telangana, Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat, who currently serves as Rachakonda Police Commissioner, was recently conferred the 2017, Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes Award by the US State Department.
QR-SAM: India on 3 July 2017 successfully test-fired indigenously developed quick reaction surface-to-air missile (QR-SAM) off the Odisha coast.
German Parliament approves same-sex marriage: The Parliament of Germany in June 2017 voted by a wide margin to legalize same-sex marriage.
Petya Ransom ware: What is it & how can it be stopped?
On 27 June 2017, several organizations across the world, especially in the Europe, reported ransom ware infecting their systems, modifying their master boot records and encrypting the files. Even in India, operations at one of three terminals at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port, Mumbai were disrupted by the global ransom ware attack.
Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1): Reliance Jio on 29 June 2017 announced the launch of the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system. AAE-1 is claimed to be the world’s longest 100Gbps technology-based submarine system.
Narendra Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 4 July 2017 embarked on a two-nation tour to Israel and Germany.
Great Immigrants Award: Two Indian-Americans, Adobe Chief Shantanu Narayen and former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, are among 38 immigrants to be honored with the Great Immigrants Award.
Achal Kumar Joti: Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Joti was appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on 4 July 2017. He will be succeeding Nasim Zaidi.
According to a notification issued by the law ministry, Achal Kumar Joti would be taking over as the 21st Head of the Election Commission on 6 July 2017.
Crysanthumum: A new fast-growing Israeli flower on 4 July 2017 was named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The step comes as a special gesture to mark the first visit of an Indian Prime Minister to the Jewish nation. Israeli Crysanthumum flower will now be called Modi.
Edouard Philippe: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe overwhelmingly won the confidence vote in the National Assembly on 4 July 2017.
Indian National Football Team: Indian national football team climbed four places to sit on the 96th position in the latest FIFA rankings updated on 6 July 2017. It is the second highest ranking for the country ever. In addition, it is India’s highest FIFA ranking under coach Stephen Constantine.
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1 and H5N8): India on 6 July 2017 declared itself free from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1 and H5N8) and notified the same to World Organization for Animal Health (OIE),  an intergovernmental body that coordinates, supports and promotes animal disease control.
Global Cyber security Index: India ranked a high 23rd out of 165 nations in the 2017 Global Cyber security Index (GCI), a global index that measures the commitment of nations across the world to cyber security.
Ahmedabad: The Indian city of Ahmedabad on 8 July 2017 was declared India’s first World Heritage City, recognizing heritage value of the walled city’s unique heritage.
Hyden Cross: Britain's first pregnant man has given birth to a girl. Hyden Cross, 21, made headlines around the world earlier in 2017 when he announced that he was pregnant by a sperm donor.
G20 Summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 July 2017 returned back to India after concluding his engagements at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. The years G20 Summit was held with the theme “Shaping the Interconnected World”.
Malabar 2017: India, Japan and the United States on 10 July 2017 began the joint naval exercise Malabar 2017. Warships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the US will be participating in the Malabar exercise in the Bay of Bengal till 17 July 2017. The exercise will feature both ashore and at-sea training.
Sambor Prei Kuk: Cambodia's Sambor Prei Kuk archaeological site on 8 July 2017 was inscribed on the UNESCO'S World Heritage List. The inscription was made during the World Heritage Committee's 41st session in Krakow, Poland.
2017 Asian Athletics Championships: India creates history, tops medal tally. With five gold, one silver and three bronze medals on the final day of the 2017 Asian Athletics Championship, India finished on top of the medals tally, comfortably surpassing China and Kazakhstan.
A R Rahman: Academy Award winning composer and music maestro A R Rahman in July 2017 has been shortlisted for the World Soundtrack Award – Public Choice.
Golden Peacock Award: Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF) on 10 July 2017 won the Golden Peacock Award for Eco Innovation for the year 2017 for introducing eco friendly and cost saving Dual Fuel 1400 HP Diesel engines on DEMU trains.
11 July: World Population Day
The World Population Day was observed on 11 July 2017 with the theme Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations.
G20 summit: The 12th G20 summit concluded on 8 July 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. The summit was held with the central theme “Shaping the Interconnected World”. It concluded with the adaption of Hamburg Action Plan, which sets out the group’s strategy for achieving strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth.
Gopalkrishna Gandhi: Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi was on 11 July 2017 named as the Opposition candidate for the 2017 Vice-Presidential Election.
Shafiqullah Shafaq: Afghanistan's Wicketkeeper-batsman Shafiqullah Shafaq on 9 July 2017 smashed a laudable 214 innings off just 71 balls including 21 sixes and 16 fours in the Paragon Nangarhar Champion Trophy Twenty20, a local tournament of Afghanistan.
Ravi Shastri: The BCCI on 11 July 2017 named Ravi Shastri as the new chief coach of the Indian cricket team. He will be with the team as its head coach till ICC World Cup 2019.
Mithali Raj: India captain Mithali Raj scripted history on 12 July 2017 as she became the only female cricketer to surpass the 6000 run mark in One-Day Internationals (ODI).
Theatre Olympics: India will host the 8th edition of the greatest carnival of theatre in the world, Theatre Olympics, for the first time ever from 17 February to 8 April 2018 simultaneously in 15 cities across the country.
In a first, India grants Rupees 3.2 crore aid to the Philippines to fight ISIS: India has granted USD 500000 to the Philippines for the rehabilitation and relief efforts in war-torn Marawi City. The immediate assistance to the Philippines was announced on 11 July 2017 on the Facebook account of the Indian embassy in Manila. It is the first time that India is sending financial aid to another country affected by terrorism.
15 July: World Youth Skills Day
The World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) was on 15 July 2017 observed globally. The day is observed to create more awareness about training and the development of skills for the youth of today, in hopes of creating a better opportunity for them when it comes to employment.
DEMU: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on 14 July 2017 dedicated country's first solar powered DEMU (Diesel Electric Multiple Unit) train to the nation at an event at New Delhi’s Safdarjung railway station.

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