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Current Affairs Updates for 17 June 2015
➡Sunil Chhetri scored 50 international goals
↘SUNIL CHHETRI became 1st Indian Footballer to score 50 international goals on 16th June 2015 in the match played against Guam.
➡‘Modi – Incredible emergence of a star’ released
↘The book titled as ‘Modi – Incredible emergence of a star’ written by Tarun Vijay and released on 16th June 2015. The book written in Chinese language and one book given to Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari.
➡‘Education of Muslims’ written by J.S. Rajput released
↘The book titled as ‘Education of Muslims’ written by J.S. Rajput released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15th June 2015. The book written about the role of Islam in pursuit of education and knowledge.
➡Micro Air Vehicle Aerodynamics Research Tunnel launched
↘India’s 1st Micro Air Vehicle Aerodynamics Research Tunnel launched in Bengaluru by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on 15th June 2015.
➡Kapil Mishra appointed as Chairman of Delhi Jal Board
↘Kapil Mishra appointed as Chairman of Delhi Jal Board on 15th June 2015 succeeded by Manish Sisodia, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi. Kapil Mishra is the Law Minister of the State Government of Delhi.
➡Harbhajan Singh became 9th highest wicket taker in Test Cricket
↘Harbhajan Singh of India became 9th highest wicket taker in Test Cricket on 14th June 2015. He claimed 416 wickets in 102 matches. The highest wicket taker in Test Cricket is Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka who claimed 800 wickets in 133 matches.
➡‘Sakaar’ launched by the Government of India
↘The augmented reality application namely ‘Sakaar’ launched by the Government of India on 15th June 2015 with the aim to highlight the achievements of Space Department.
➡Statue of Buddha with 1000 hands opened
↘800 years old statue of Buddha with 1000 hands opened in China after 7 years of restoration on 12th June 2015. This statue is listed in World Heritage sites by UNESCO in the year 1999.
➡Haridwar Mail renamed as Yoga Express
↘India Railways renamed the Ahmedabad-Haridwar Mail Express as Yoga Express on 15th June 2015. The train is also known as Haridwar Mail.
➡Street light tax to be imposed in Andhra Pradesh
↘The State of Andhra Pradesh became 1st in India to impose street light tax on its citizens as announced on 16th June 2015. The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh is N. Chandra Babu Naidu.
➡N.L. Beno Zephine get job in IFS
↘N.L. Beno Zephine became 1st 100% visually challenged person to entered into Indian Foreign Services as announced on 12th June 2015. She is from Chennai, Tamil Nadu.