Current Affairs :-
➡'Bikhare Khyalat' written by Prof. Abdul Haq released
↘The book titled as 'Bikhare Khyalat' written by Prof. Abdul Haq released on 18th June 2015. One copy presented to Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari. Prof. Abdul Haq is the former Head of Department of Urdu in University of Delhi.
➡Sharad Pawar re-elected as President of Mumbai Cricket Association
↘Sharad Pawar re-elected as President of Mumbai Cricket Association on 17th June 2015. He is renowned leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra.
➡Cluster Development Programme for Pharma Sector launched
↘Cluster Development Programme for Pharma Sector launched by the Government of India on 17th June 2015 with the aim to promote SMEs in the industry. The Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers is Ananth Kumar.
➡Japan lowered the age of voters from 20 to 18
↘On 17th June 2015, Japan lowered the age of voters from 20 to 18. The Bill passed in the Parliament of Japan as announced on 17th June 2015. In the year 1945, Japan lowered the age of voters from 25 to 20 years.
➡Number of days increased from 100 to 150 days in drought hit areas
↘On 17th June 2015, Government of India decided to increase the number of days who working under the scheme MGNREGA in drought hit areas from 100 to 150 days. Earlier in the year 2009, the scheme was launched with 100 days working guarantee.
➡'Housing for All by 2022 Mission' approved
↘On 17th June 2015, the scheme namely 'Housing for All by 2022 Mission' approved by the Union Cabinet of India with the aim of provide houses for all at affordable price in the urban areas by the year 2022.
➡Babusha Kohli and Upasana won Navlekhan Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith
↘Babusha Kohli and Upasana won Navlekhan Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith on 16th June 2015. They awarded for poem 'Gilhari Dil Akhrot' and Novel 'Ek Zindagi Ek Ek Script Bhar'.
➡Archana Ramasundaram appointed as Director of NCRB
↘Archana Ramasundaram appointed as Director of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) on 17th June 2015. NCRB was established in the year 1986 and having its Headquarter at New Delhi.