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Current Affairs of June 2014
Latest Current Affairs updated 21 June 2014
The renowned Hindi poet and author of works like Abhi bilkul abhi and Yahan se dekho who has been chosen for
the 2013 Jnanpith Award (he is the 10th Hindi writer to receive the honour)
Kedarnath
Singh
The Indian-born Booker Prize winning author who has been chosen for 2014 Pen Pinter prize established in
memory of famous British playwright and Nobel laureate Harold Pinter
Salman
Rushdie
The renowned poet whose poems alongwith the 1330 couplets of Tirukkural were translated into Mandarin by
Taiwanese poet Yu Hsi
Subramanya
Bharathi
The Indian origin girl who has been hailed as 1 of the 10 Champions of Change honoured by the White House for
their exemplary leadership in their communities
Pratishtha
Khanna
The Indian-born plant scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram who has been chosen for the USD 250,00 World Food Prize
for his contribution in increasing global wheat production by more than 200 million tonnes in the years following
the Green Revolution
Dr Sanjaya
Rajaram
The city which has become India's first kerosene-free city with the successful implementation of A Kerosene-Free
City Scheme, 2012
Delhi
The Indian technological company which has become the third largest employer of people in the technology
sector in the world after IBM and Hewlett Packard
TCS
Jordans Permanent Representative to the United Nations, who has been chosen to be the next UN Human
Rights Commissioner succeeding Navi Pillay from September 2014
Prince Zeid
Raad Zeid Al-
Hussein
The JV-model Hydro Electric Project between Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) and Druk Green Power Corporation
(DGPC) in Bhutan foundation stone for which was laid by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Kholongchu
Hydro-electric
Project
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The country which has won the Men's Hockey World Cup defeating The Netherlands 6-1 in the finals at Kyocera
Stadium (India finished at 9th position)
Australia
The country which has won the Women's Hockey World Cup defeating Australia 2-0 in the finals at the Kyocera
Stadium in The Hague (The Netherlands).
The
Netherlands
One of the largest living elephants of Tsavo East National Park of Kenya which was killed by poachers using
poisoned arrows (earlier in May 2014, an elephant named Mountain Bull also fell to poachers)
Satao
The eminent Malayalam scientist-turned-writer who has been chosen for the prestigious Moortidevi Award for
2013 for his novel Theekkadal Katanhu Thirumadhuram
C
Radhakrishnan
Ugandan Foreign Minister who has been elected the President of the 69th session of UN General Assembly in
New York (the session oepns in September 2014)
Sam Kutesa
The steel plant in Durg district of Chhattisgarh where a gas leak has resulted in the death of six people, including
two Deputy General Managers
Bhilai Steel
Plant
The fifth reactor of the Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS-5) set an Asian record with an uninterrupted run,
generating power at its full capacity of 220 MWe almost every day for
678 days
The city from which low cost airline Air Asia launched its first domestic flight to Goa's Dabolim airport Bangalore
The former member of executive Board of SAP AG who has been chosen to be the new CEO and MD of Infosys
technologies from 01 Aug 2014
Vikas Sikka
The California based satellite imaging firm which is set to be acquired by internet giant Google $500 million Skybox Imaging
The supersonic anti-ship cruise missile which was test-fired for the first time from a warship built in India, the yet-
to-be-commissioned destroyer INS Kolkata, off the coast of Karwar in Karnataka
Brahmos
The 37-second 175-megabit video transmitted from International Space Station to Earth using a new laser
communications instrument called Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science (OPALS) had the message
Hello, World!
The member of Israel's Likud party who has been elected to be Israel's new President succeeding Shimon Peres
on July 27, 2014
Reuven Rivlin
The well-known chemist who specialized in the creation of mind-altering drugs and popular drug Ecstasy who
died in California on 02 June 2014
Alexander
Shulgin
The Spanish tennis professional who has won the French Open Men's title (for the 9th time, winning 14 Grand
Slam titles in all) defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the final
Rafael Nadal
The Russian tennis player who has won the French Open Women's title defeating Simona Halep of Romania in
the finals (This is her 5th Grand Slam and 2nd French Open title)
Maria
Sharapova
The nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, the first reactor at which has achieved its full capacity of 1000 MW of
power generation
Kudankulam
The Irish author who has been awarded the Baileys Women's Prize for fiction for her first novel, A Girl is a Half-
formed Thing,
Eimear McBride
The BJP leader and the first woman to win Lok Sabha elections for the eighth time, who has been chosen the
Speaker of Lok Sabha
Ms. Sumitra
Mahajan
The slogan for World Environment Day 2014 observed on June 05 with the theme Small Islands and Climate
Change
Raise Your
Voice, Not the
Sea Level
The Indian industrialist who has become the first Indian recipient of the Harvard Medal awarded for his dedication,
generosity and service to the Harvard University
Anand Mahindra
The current position of India in textiles export as per data released by UN Comtrade in Global Textiles
Second (China
is at the top)
The Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj and Lok Sabha MP from Beed constituency in
Maharashtra, who died in a road accident on 03 June 2014
Gopinath Munde
The solar powered plane which completed its first test flight by flying for two hours and 17 minutes in Switzerland. Solar Impulse 2
The fifth Indo-French bi-lateral air exercise being conducted at Jodhpur in Rajasthan from 02 to 13 June is named Garuda V
The IPL team which has won the IPL 2014 tournament for the second time defeating Kings XII Punjab at
Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Kolkata Knight
Riders
The village in Nagaland which has been declared country's first tobacco-free village Gariphema
The 76-year old King of Spain since 1975, who has decided to abdicate the throne in favour of his son Felipe
King Juan
Carlos
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Telangana - Points to remember
Formation Day - 02 June 2014
First Chief Minister - K. Chandrashekhar Rao
Area rank in India - 12th largest
Population rank in India - 12th largest
State Legislature - 119 MLAs and 40 MLCs
Parliament - 17 MPs of Lok Sabha and 7 MPs of Rajya Sabha
Number of districts - 10 (Adilabad, Nizamabad, Medak, Hyderabad, Nalgonda, Mahbubnagar, Ranga Reddy, Khammam, Warangal
and Karimnagar)
Note: The first Governor of Telangana, Mr. ESL Narsimhan was also sworn in by Andhra Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Kalyan
Jyoti Sengupta.
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