Daily Current Affairs – June 25th 2017

  • Kidambi Srikant clinched clinched his 2nd successive super series title, by defeating Chen Long of China in Australian open super series final

  • Palbinder Kaur Shergill has become the first turbaned Sikh woman to be appointed as Canada’s Supreme Court judge.

  • Reserve Bank of India released the second edition of its statistical publication titled Handbook of Statistics on Indian States 2016-17”.

Total Population 2011- 1,21,08,55,000

Rural Population 2011- 83, 34, 63,000

Urban Population 2011- 37, 71, 06,000

Population Increase from 2001-2011 – 17.70% [Highest in Dadra and Nagar Hawelli- 55.88% followed by Meghalaya- 29.85%]

Sex ratio-2011 – 943 [Highest in Kerala- 1084 followed by Puducherry- 1037; Lowest daman and Diu- 618; In states lowest Haryana- 879]

Literacy rate 2011- 72.99% [Highest Kerala- 94% ; Lowest Bihar- 61.80%]

Density of Population 2011- 382(per sq km) [Highest- NCT of Delhi]

  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Krushi Sanman Yojana scheme launched by govt of Maharashtra, Rs 34,020 crore loans to be waived under the scheme.

  • My Plant’ an app on help in recording data about tree plantations in the state, would be launched on July 1.

  • Veteran tennis star Leander Paes won the Aegon Ilkley Challenger trophy with Canadian partner Adil Shamasdin,

  • Today is Rath Yatra of lord Jagannath at Puri.

  • India women cricket team captain Mithali Raj became the first woman in cricket history to hit seven consecutive fifties in ODIs.


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