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Daily Current Affairs 4 June 2017: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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National News
1. India tests Quick Reaction missile for 1st time.

  • India successfully test fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile from Chandipur in Odisha.
  • The missile’s strike range is 20 to 30 kms and is capable of hitting multiple targets.
  • It is developed jointly by DRDO and Bharat Electronics.
  • It is an all-weather, truck-mounted missile system.

2. All states agree to GST rollout from July 1.

  • GST Council has cleared the pending rules, including transition provisions and returns.
  • All the states have agreed to July 1 roll out of the Goods and Services Tax.
  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said that her government would not support the new GST system in its present form.
  • GST is governed by GST Council and its Chairman is Finance Minister of India – Arun Jaitley.

3. Abdul Rahman passes away.

  • Tamil poet S. Abdul Rahman, popularly known as ‘Kavikko,’ passed away in Chennai.
  • He was ranked among the few who introduced modernism to Tamil poetry.
  • He received several awards and honours such as ‘Kalaimamani’ title, and ‘Agni Akshara’ Award.
  • He was also awarded Sahitya Akademi award in 1999 for his collection of poems, Aalapanai.
  • He even introduced Sufism to Tamil poetry and translated many Urdu and Hindi poems into Tamil.

4. Shashi Shekhar Vempati named CEO of Prasar Bharati.

  • Shashi Shekhar Vempati has been named chief executive officer of Prasar Bharati.
  • He will replace Rajeev Singh, who has been serving as interim CEO since February 2017.
  • He will be the first non-Indian Administrative Service officer to head the public broadcaster.
  • Prasar Bharati runs state-run Doordarshan television and All India Radio.

International News
1. Muslim children forced to drop ‘religious’ names in China.

  • Muslim children in China’s Xinjiang region are being forced to change their names which have been deemed “overly religious” by authorities.
  • As many as 15 names have been banned, including Islam, Quran, Mecca, Jihad, Imam.
  • Xinjiang’s Muslims mostly belonging to the Uighur ethnic group.
  • Xinjiang has occasionally seen sporadic violence, which China blames on international terrorist groups.

2. UN General Assembly elects five non-Permanent UNSC Members.

  • The UN General Assembly elected Cote D’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Poland and Peru as the non-permanent members of the Security Council for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2018.
  • The General Assembly also voted to approve the Netherlands taking over from Italy in 2017 after the countries agreed to split a two-year term between them.
  • UN Security Council is made up of 10 elected members and five permanent veto-wielding powers.
  • Headquarters of UNSC – New York, United States

Business News
1. BEML bags Raksha Mantri’s award.

  • BEML Ltd has bagged the ‘Raksha Mantri’s Award for Excellence’ under the group award category for design and development of 180 tonne class electric hydraulic excavator – BE1800E.
  • BE1800E is the biggest-ever excavator designed and developed in India.
  • It is packed with leading-edge technologies, and offers a host of advantages, maintainability and operator comfort, and low operating cost.
  • Chairman and Managing Director of BEML – Deepak Kumar Hota

Sports News
1. India’s Sai Praneeth wins Thailand Open men’s singles title.

  • Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth lifted his maiden Thailand Grand Prix Gold Title.
  • He defeated Indonesian Jonatan Christie 17-21 21-18 21-19 in the finals.
  • This is Praneeth’s second consecutive title win, following the Singapore Open victory.
  • He is currently ranked 24th in the world.

2. Real Madrid first to retain 2017 UEFA Champions League title.

  • Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4-1 in finals to win 2017 UEFA Champions League.
  • Real Madrid became the first team to retain the UEFA Champions League.
  • This is Madrid’s 12th Champions League title.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in three finals of Champions League.

Daily Current Affairs 4 june 2017

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