Daily GK Update 27th June 2017, Important Current Affairs

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Netherlands the final leg of his three-nation tour after concluding his visit to the US. Mr. Modi will hold bilateral talks with Dutch Prime Minister 'Mark Rutte' on global issues including counter-terrorism and climate change.

2. President of Romania ‘Klaus Iohannis’ has appointed former economy minister 'Mihai Tudose' as the Prime Minister.The Prime Minister-designate ‘Mihai Tudose’ will have 10 days to gain the vote of confidence.

3. Jammu & Kashmir Governor 'N N Vohra' has been appointed the president of the India International Centre (IIC), one of the premier cultural institutions in the country.

4. The Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) 'Kalraj Mishra' has launched a ‘Digital MSME Scheme’ to boost Digital India Mission at a function in New Delhi.

5. According to Civil Aviation Minister ‘Ashok Gajapathi Raju’, the Govt. has cleared the proposal for setting up a new airport in Jewar in Greater Noida.

6. The Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board has announced to enhance the group insurance cover for the pilgrims and service providers from existing Rs one lakh to Rs three lakh.

7. The World Bank has cleared a USD 250-million loan for making Indian youth more employable through reskilling.

8. Indian hockey team has finished sixth in Hockey World League Semi-finals after suffering a 2-3 defeat by Canada in London.

9. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to form a committee to analyze best and quick way of execution to implement the ‘Lodha panel’ reforms as ordered by the Supreme Court.

10. India won ‘Team Bronze’ in 25- meter Rapid Fire Pistol Men Junior Shooting World Championship in Suhl, Germany.

11. ‘Srinivas Gokulnath’ (Nashik) has created history by becoming the first Indians to complete the 4,900-km Race Across America (RAAM) in the solo 18-59 age category.

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