Daily Current Affairs – 9th June 2017

  • World Thalassaemia Day

  • World Health Organization (WHO) revised the protocol for antibiotics. This revision is the biggest revision of the antibiotics section in the 40-year history of the essential medicines list (EML).

  • K G Karmakar, Gauri Shankar appointed as directors of IPPB.

  • Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda has been conferred the WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for global tobacco control.

  • According to BMI Research, a Fitch group company, India is among the top five consumer markets in Asia offering retailers the strongest consumer spending growth.

  • Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre at the Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) in New Delhi inaugurated by Shri C K Mishra.

  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has launched “BaNCS App Development Kit” (ADK)that will enable banks to fast design and build their own apps.

  • Radha Chauhanhas been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Government e- Marketplace (GeM).

  • Sahithi Pingali,a Class 12 student of Inventure Academy, Bengaluru, has joined an elite league of people to have a minor planet in the Milky Way named after them.

  • Rohan Bopanna and Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski, clinch their maiden French Open mixed doubles title in Paris.

  • A book titled “The Crisis within Knowledge and Education in India” authored by Ganesh Devy released.

  • State-run fuel retailers will revise petrol and diesel prices daily from June 16 throughout the country to counter undercutting by private retailers and to bring India at par with the US oil market.

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