News Updates and Current Affairs 17 June
5 Key News Updates – Current Affairs 17 June 2015
1. BBIN Motor Vehicle Agreement signed
Transport ministers of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and India have signed a Motor Vehicles Agreement to facilitate transportation of people and goods among the four SAARC member nations.
2. Centre launches Nuclear Insurance Pool
India Nuclear Insurance Pool launched by Department of Atomic Energy on 12th June 2015 to cover the risks of liability in case of nuclear accidents.
3. Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy, Dr. Jitendra Singh launched an Augmented Reality application named ‘Sakaar’ to highlight the achievements of the Department of Space during one year in office of the present Government. READ MORE
4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 June 2015 launched a book titled Education of Muslims: An Islamic Perspective of Knowledge and Education – Indian Context edited by Professor JS Rajput. READ MORE
5. The United Nations General Assembly has elected by acclamation Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark as President of its upcoming 70th session.He will have tenure of one year and succeeds Uganda’s Sam Kutesa to preside over the 193-member body.
Current Affairs for the month of June