IDCF launched

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the Intensified Diarrhea Control Fortnight (IDCF) in order to intensify efforts to reduce child deaths due to diarrhoea. The Ministry has made it a national priority to bring health outcomes among children to a level equitable with the rest of the world.

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New Bill with bankruptcy in financial sector

The Union Cabinet on 14 June 2017 cleared a proposal to introduce a Bill in Parliament for setting up the Resolution Corporation to deal with bankruptcy in banks, insurance companies and financial entities.

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Interest subsidy loans Extend

Farmers will continue to get short-term loan of up to Rs 3 lakh at a subsidised interest rate of 7 per cent, and prompt repayers will get it at 4 per cent as the government was extended the subsidy to banks for 2017-18.

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Ireland's New prime minister

Leo Varadkar was elected Irish Prime Minister on 14 June 2017, making the 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant the once-staunchly Catholic country's first gay premier and the youngest person to hold the office.

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India ratifies ILO conventions

India on 13 June 2017 ratified two key ILO conventions on child labour, according to a statement issued by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva.

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Test of ATGM Nag

The Anti-Tank Guided Missile Nag was successfully flight tested in the desert ranges of Rajasthan.

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First time survey on services sector

Aimed at getting accounting data from service establishments on the lines of that provided by the manufacturing sector,

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The Forbes list 2017 of Celebrities

Indian superstars Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are among Forbes' annual list of the highest-earning entertainers in the world.

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Vijay Mallya gets bail in extradition case

Vijay Mallya, the embattled tycoon who is wanted in India on loan defaults to several banks, claimed that he has “enough evidence” to plead his case as a UK court granted him bail until 4 December.

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Fuel from carbon dioxide

Scientists have developed a plant that uses carbon dioxide in the air to produce renewable fuels and chemicals, an advance that could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reliance on fossil fuels.

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Panama forges ties with China

Panama established formal diplomatic ties with China and broke with Taiwan in a major victory for Beijing that bolsters its claims of sovereignty over what it regards as a renegade island.

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Govt launches Tele-Law

The Union government was launched ‘Tele-Law’ – a programme aimed at providing legal aid services in rural areas through digital technology. The programme is a continuation to the Access to Justice Project to Marginalised Persons implemented by UNDP in 2008.

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Implementation of the E-Way Bill

With just a few days left for Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout, the Centre is in favour of postponing by a few months the implementation of the E-Way Bill, which requires movement of good above Rs 50,000 to be to pre-registered online.

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French open 2017

Rafael Nadal came out with a stunning display against Stan Wawrinka and defeated the Swiss in straight sets to win the Men's Singles title for a magical 10th time, achieving 'La Decima' and reaffirming his status as the greatest clay-courter of all time.

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4.Two dimensional magnets exist

2D monolayers alone offer exciting opportunities to study the drastic and precise electrical control of magnetic properties. Scientists have for the first time discovered two-dimensional magnets that are formed by a single layer of atoms and may pave the way for more compact and efficient devices.

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Two massive planets discovered

Astronomers have discovered two new gas giant planets, orbiting a star located about 138 light years away from the Earth.

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GST Council reduces tax on 66 items

The GST Council on 11 June 2017 decided to revise tax rates on 66 products and widened the scope of a concessional tax payment scheme for small businesses and restaurants.

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Nadal wins 10th French Open

Rafael Nadal coasted to a record 10th French Open title on 11 June 2017, demolishing Stan Wawrinka in a brutally one-sided final which also earned the Spaniard a 15th Grand Slam crown.

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Indian companies more prone to cyber attack

More than 60 per cent of the software used by companies in India is unregulated which poses a threat of cyber attacks, according to business practices firm EY.

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French Parliamentary Elections

French voters head to the polls on 11 June 2017 for the first of two rounds of a parliamentary election expected to give new President Emmanuel Macron a solid majority that should allow him to carry out far-reaching reforms.

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SATH program launched

Furthering the agenda for cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog has launched SATH, a program providing ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ with the State Governments.

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Duma moves to end anonymity on messenger apps

The Duma’s Information and Technology Committee has approved controversial draft legislation that would ban anonymity on online messengers. The Duma committee recommends the draft law for consideration of its first reading, after which the bill would return to committee for any necessary amendments.

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Action to protect oceans

The 193 U.N. member nations issued an urgent call for action to reverse the decline in the health and productivity of the world’s oceans with the United States backing the action plan but rejecting its support for the Paris agreement to tackle climate change.

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SC upholds Aadhaar link with PAN

The Supreme Court on 9 June 2017 ruled that it would be mandatory for Aadhaar holders to link Aadhaar with their permanent account number (PAN) for filing income tax returns (ITRs).

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World Investment Report 2017

India improved its ranking by one notch to 9th position as one of the highest recipients of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2016, at a time global FDI flows fell, the UN trade and development agency said in its latest World Investment Report 2017.

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India becomes full members of SCO

India and Pakistan on 9 June 2017 became full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit at Astana. India’s membership was strongly pushed by Russia while Pakistan’s entry into the grouping was backed by China.

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India signed global tax treaty

India’s most hard-fought import from Portugal may have been gangster Abu Salem, but while signing the Multilateral Tax Convention, it kept Lisbon out of a rule that allows companies to escape tax on dividends in India easily.

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India signs multilateral instrument

India has signed a ground-breaking multilateral BEPS convention that will close loopholes in thousands of tax treaties worldwide. The multilateral instrument was signed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the OECD headquarters in Paris.

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QS Rankings 2018

For the first time, three renowned Indian institutions — the Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and the IITs Delhi and Bombay, have catapulted to the list of the top 200 global universities.

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WHO expands list of essential medicines

The World Health Organisation has added 30 new medicines for adults and 25 for children to the list of essential medicines, bringing the total number of such drugs to 433.

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Committee to focus on bad loan

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has identified some large stressed loan accounts for resolution as it steps in to directly fix the bad loan menace at Indian banks, after it was empowered by a recent banking ordinance to do so.

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Petrol and diesel to revised every day

Petrol and diesel prices will be revised every day across the country from June 16, according to an official statement from public sector oil marketing companies.

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Only Indian in Forbes highest paid athletes list

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is the sole sportsperson from the country to feature among the world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list topped by soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo.

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As part of multi-pronged strategy to address rural poverty, Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) is undertaking two initiatives in skill development under the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM):

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India is among the top five consumer markets in Asia, offering retailers consumer spending growth of an average of 6.1% over the next five years, says a report.

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India has reached 15th spot in the 4G availability globally, a survey by London-based wireless coverage mapping company OpenSignal revealed on 7 June 2017.

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India will soon sign a pact with Somalia for exchange of sentenced prisoners as the Union Cabinet on 7 June 2017 gave its nod for it. A meeting of the cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval for signing and subsequent ratification of the agreement on transfer of sentenced persons between India and Somalia.

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The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on 6 June 2017 notified a series of exemptions to the anti-abuse provision introduced in the Finance Act 2017 to curtail money laundering through securities transactions.

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Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the ‘Skill for Life, Save a Life’ initiative. India enjoys a demographic dividend as more than 65% youth are below the age of 35 years and the Government is determined to seize this opportunity by providing adequate skills and employability to the youth for a strong foundation for continued and sustainable growth. 

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Habibganj in the suburbs of Bhopal will redefine the concept of a railway station in India. The country’s first railway station to be redeveloped as a public-private partnership (PPP), Habibganj is set to become a swanky commercial hub with shops, offices and hotels, all in a span of three years.

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Oil India Ltd (OIL), the nation’s second largest state explorer, on 6 June 2017 said it has made an oil discovery in the Baghjan area of upper Assam basin. The well South Baghjan-2 encountered multiple sands in Narpuh and Lakadong+Therria formations

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UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned that the state of the oceans will continue to deteriorate unless nations overcome short-term territorial and resource interests. “Improving the health of our oceans is a test for multilateralism, and we cannot afford to fail,” Secretary-General Guterres said, addressing the first UN conference on the health of the oceans and seas

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India on 6 June 2017 signed an agreement with Sri Lanka to provide USD 318 million as line of credit to develop the island nation’s railway sector. The agreement was signed by RHS Samaratunga, Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Mass media, and David Rasquinha, Managing Director of India’s Export-Import Bank in Colombo.

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The Indian Space Research Organisation on 5 June 2017 launched the GSAT-19 satellite, one of the heaviest communication satellites, with the GSLV MK III-D1 rocket. The rocket became the heaviest to be launched by the Indian space agency ever with the heaviest single payload put in orbit as well.

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Government of India, through the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under the Ministry of Power, would be retrofitting 10 lakh conventional street lights with LED lights in Gram Panchayats of 7 districts in Andhra Pradesh.

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India has surpassed China to secure the top position among 30 developing countries on ease of doing business, according to a study that cited India’s rapidly expanding economy, relaxation of FDI rules and a consumption boom as the key drivers.

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates announced on 6 June 2017 they were severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, as they accused the Gulf state of supporting terrorism. 

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India has been ranked 45th, down four notches from last year, in terms of competitiveness in the annual rankings compiled by the International Institute for Management Development's (IMD)  which saw Hong Kong topping the list.

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The government has started its media blitzkrieg to tell the common man that the upcoming GST will reduce prices of most goods. The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) in advertisements in leading dailies gave pictorial representations of items which are exempt from Goods and Services Tax and the ones which would attract lower tax of 5 per cent.

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ISRO's upcoming endeavours -- the GSAT-19 and the GSAT-11 satellites -- are potential game changers and can revolutionise communications by empowering a digital India and providing Internet services and streaming like never before.

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The GST Council on 3 June 2017 cleared the pending rules, including transition provisions and returns, with all the states agreeing to 1 July roll out of the Goods and Services Tax.

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The GST Council on 3 June 2017 cleared the pending rules, including transition provisions and returns, with all the states agreeing to 1 July roll out of the Goods and Services Tax.

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Krishnapatnam Port has installed a first of its kind Automated Fertilizer Handling System in the country which handles cargo operations from vessel to rail or road, cutting short handling time to hours.

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India aims to make Varanasi the first fully renewable energy powered city in the world, ahead of the German city of Munich, which is working towards reaching the goal by 2025.

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China’s controversial cybersecurity law, which requires international firms to store critical data within the country, has come into effect amid complaints from foreign businesses.

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Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has set up a committee to help improve corporate governance of listed companies, it said on 2 June 2017, in the light of recent high-profile corporate tussles.

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India on 2 June 2017 successfully test-fired its indigenous nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. The surface-to-surface medium-range ballistic missile was fired from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of ITR.

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The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) said that it had made another successful detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, from the merger of two massive black holes that happened three billion light years away.

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Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can predict how long a person will live simply by looking at the images of their organs.

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Nasa is set to launch the world's first mission on 3 June 2017 to study rapidly spinning neutron stars - the densest objects in the universe - nearly 50 years after they were discovered.

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India and Russia on 1 June 2017 concluded a much-awaited pact for setting up the last two units of the Kundankulam nuclear power plant with Moscow's help in Tamil Nadu after overcoming initial hurdles to finalise the strategic deal.

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Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri S.S. Ahluwalia, led anIndian Parliamentary delegation on a three-day visit to Sweden for promoting and strengthening parliamentary relations between the two countries.

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Scientists, using the world's most powerful X-ray laser, have successfully created a molecular black hole consisting of heavy atoms that suck electrons from their neighbours.

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India will finally commission its first new conventional submarine in July-August after a long gap of over 17 years, while the second one will begin its sea trials off Mumbai.

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The RBI met heads and senior executives of various banks to discuss the broad contours of tackling the issue of stressed assets. The meeting was attended by heads of ICICI Bank, IDBI Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and Canara Bank.

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India and Spain on 31 May 2017 signed seven agreements, including on cyber security and technical cooperation in civil aviation, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the European country.

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The US military said it had intercepted a mock-up of an intercontinental ballistic missile in a first-of-its-kind test that comes amid concerns over North Korea’s weapons program.

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