- The World Environment Day is an important part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations
- The WED is organized around the world by United Nations
- The WED was celebrated for the first time in 1974
- The host country for 2016 was Angola.
- APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha was previously called as Wheeler Island
- General Bipin Rawat is the 27th Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army.
SEBI forms committee on corporate governance
- Ajay Tyagi is the current Chairman of SEBI
- SEBI is Headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra
- Kotak Mahendra Bank is Headquartered in Mumbai and it was founded in 2003.
- GST is one indirect tax for the whole nation, which will make India one unified common market.
- In 2003 the Kelkar Task Force on indirect tax had suggested a comprehensive Goods and Services Tax (GST) based on VAT principle.
AP's Vizianagaram bags MGNREGA national award
- MGNREGA was set up on Feb 2, 2006 from district Anantapur in the state of Andhra Pradesh
- Coringa National Park is situated in Andhra Pradesh
- Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam (Tiger Reserve) is in AP.
India slips to 45th spot in IMD's World Competitiveness list
- Top three Ranked countries in the list are Hong Kong, Switzerland and Singapore
- The rank of India for 2016 was 41st
- The IMD World Competitiveness Center is a research group at International Institute for Management Development (IMD) business school in Switzerland
- It was formed in year 1989 by Prof. Stephane Garelli.
RCom-Aircel merged wireless company to be called Aircom
- The Group was founded by Shri Dhirubhai H. Ambani (1932-2002)
- Anil Dhirubhai Ambani is the Chairman of Reliance Group
TATA Projects launches initiative to promote green cover
ii. TATA Projects planted over 42,000 saplings across over 100 locations during 2016-17.
- TATA Projects headquarters in Hyderabad
- Vinayak Deshpande is the Managing Director of TATA Projects.
ii. To bring convenience for the commuters, MMOPL has collaborated with Google Maps to publish authentic timetable information and associated geographic information of the Metro One stations in the app.
- Parent organization of google is Alphabet Inc.
- CEO of google is Sundar Pichai.
- Madrid is the Capital of Spain
B Sai Praneeth rallies to win Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold title
- Bangkok is the Capital city of Thailand.
- Currency of Thailand is Thai baht.
Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer first Indian to be inducted in ITTF URC
- Mr. Thomas Weikert of Germany is the President of ITTF Executive Commision
- Headquater of ITTF is in Lausanne, Switzerland.