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Current Affairs of 27 June 2018

Keshav Kishore, Published On:27-Jun-2018

 

1.        French Grand Prix 2018

·    Lewis Hamilton has won the French Grand Prix 2018.

·    He is a British racing driver who races Formula One for Mercedes AMG PETRONAS.

·    He defeated Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel by 14 points.

 

2.        Bridge from Leh to Siachin

·    A 35 meter bridge in Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir has been opened by Border Road Organization (BRO).

·      It will ease the vehicular movement to the base camp of Siachin Glacier.

·      Siachin Glacier is the highest battle field of the world.

·      The name of the bridge is Chamesahn which is under a project called HIMANK.

 ·     BRO develops roads along the borders of the Country and under BRO there is 32,885 km road network and 12,200m of bridge.

 

3.         Bonalu Festival in Telangana

·       Bonalu Festival of Telangana has been inaugurated by the Chief Minister of the State K. Chandrashekhar Rao.

·      The State government is spending Rs. 15 crore to celebrate the festival.

·      Bonalu is an annual festival of Telangana which is mainly celebrated in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

 

4.        Pallavi Darun: India’s First Tribal Queen

·     Pallavi Daurn has been honoured with first tribal queen of India at the Adi Rani Kalinga Tribal Queen competition held at Utkal Mandap.

·      Pallavi belongs to Koraput district of Odisha.

·      The competition was organized by SC& ST department, Government of Odisha and Tourism department of the State.

 

 

 Source: The Hindu, The Indian Express, PIB

 

 

 

 

 






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