JUNE 20, 2017 COMPLETE REFERENCE TO CURRENT AFFAIRS

Sports:

  1. Former captain of Indian Hockey team, Sardar Singh, called for questioning by the Yorkshire police in connection with a year old sexual assault case.

Business:

  1. Shashi Shanker will be the next chairman and managing director of India’s biggest oil and gas producer, ONGC. He will replace Dinnesh k. Sarraf.

Nation:

  1. The president of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Swami Atmasthanandaji, passed away.

World:

  1. The global population of displaced people reached a record in 2016 at 65.6 million. Turkey hosted the largest number of refugees worldwide at 2.9mn people.More than half (55%) of all refugees worldwide came from just three countries- Syria, Afghanistan and South Sudan.
  2. India and Afghanistan inaugrated a dedicated air freight corridor service which passes through airspace of pakistan. Cargo aircraft flight lagged off by Afghanistan president Dr. Ashraf Ghani.

Emerging Terms, News and others:

  1. Zydus Cadila, drug firm, recieved approval from U.S. health regulator to marked Eletriptan Hydrobromide tablets used in treaatment of Migraine.
  2. BRI- Beijing-led Belt and Road Intiative.
  3. AIP- Air Independent Propulsion (AIP)

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