Daily Current Affairs – 17th July 2017

  • Indonesia renames the South China Sea as North Natuna Sea.

  • Matunga suburban railway station of Mumbai becomes the first station in India to be run by an all-women staff.

  • According to OECD’s Government at a Glance report states that 73 per cent Indians have faith in the Narendra Modi led NDA coalition, the highest in the world.

  • Harinder Pal Sandhu of India, won Victorian Open squash, in Melbourne.

  • 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards was held in New York. Following the complete list of the IIFA 2017 winners:
  • Best Film- Neerja
  • Best Director- AnirudhRoy Chaudhary for Pink
  • Best Actor (Male)- Shahid Kapoor for Udta Punjab
  • Best Actor (Female)- Alia Bhatt for Udta Punjab
  • IIFA Woman Of The Year- Tapsee Pannu

  • Former Chief Minister of Sikkim, Nar Bahadur Bhandari, 76 has passed away.

  • Sushant Kumar Panda, Ameeta Suri, Pranab Kumar Das and Joseph are the new members of Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC).

  • Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix for the 5th

  • I H Manudev has won the first National Masters snooker tournament title in Chennai.

  • Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuliwill will be new Chief Justice of Nepal.


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