International News/Events in June 2017:
Japan launched a satellite to help build a high-precision geolocation system that will complement the US-operated GPS.
West Indies cricket team’s official name changed to WINDIES.
Montenegro became the 29th member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
China has launched world’s largest floating solar farm in Anhui province.
The World’s smallest and cheapest private jet ‘Vision Jet’ was launched in the USA.
The World Bank has approved financing worth more than 500 million dollars for Afghanistan to support a string of projects to boost the economy.
India-Australia naval exercise “AUSINDEX 17” started.
China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has approved USD 150 million equity investment loan to the India Infrastructure Fund.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani inaugurated the first Afghanistan-India air corridor at the Kabul International Airport.
According to Mercer’s 23rd annual Cost of Living Survey Luanda, the capital of Angola is the costliest city in the world.
Qatar Airways has announced the World’s Best Airline at the SKYTRAX 2017 World Airline Awards.
The world’s Top 5 airlines are:
1. Qatar Airways
2. Singapore Airlines
3. ANA All Nippon Airways
5,. Cathay Pacific.
China has unveiled the world’s first train that operates on a virtual track using sensor technology instead of metal rails. The new trains are battery powered and are nonpolluting.Exams RiderDownload Our Apps & Watch Latest News