JULY 17, 2017 COMPLETE REFERENCE TO CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Meghana Sajjanar rises to 15th place in the World rankings in women’s 10m air rifle.
  2. Roger Federer defeated Marin Cilic to win a record eighth Wimbledon title. At 35 years and 342 days, Federer is the oldest player in the Open era to win Wibledon.
  3. Nar Bhahdur Bhndari, one of the longest serving and former Chief Minister of Sikkim passed away.
  4. Indian Air Force (IAF) chief B.S. Dhanoa will fly Rafale multi-role fighter jet during France visit. In September 2016,India and France concluded a €7.87 billion deal for 36 Rafale jets in a fly away condition. The aircraft will be delivered between 2019 and 2022.
  5. The West Bengal Forest Department came out with a unique publication, Medicinal Plant Resources of South Bengal, that provides details on 581 species of medicinal plants found across different regions of south Bengal. Amlachati Medicinal Plant Garden is having the largest collection of medicinal plants in the country. It is located in West Bengal.
  6. CLSS– Credit linked Subsidy Scheme.
  7. IBBI– Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India.

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