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1) Indian markets regulator SEBI constituted a 21-member Committee on corporate governance on 2 June 2017 that will advise it on issues relating to corporate governance in Indian firms. Who is heading this committee? – Uday Kotak

Explanation: Leading banker Uday Kotak, Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd., is leading a Committee on Corporate Governance that was constituted by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on 2 June 2017.

The committee will advise the markets regulator on areas such as ensuring the active participation of independent directors in the functioning of companies; improving safeguards and disclosures pertaining to related-party transactions; issues in accounting and auditing practices by listed firms; improving effectiveness of board evaluation practices; addressing issues faced by investors on voting and participation in general meetings; and disclosure- and transparency-related issues.

The 21-member committee includes representatives from other companies, stock exchanges, professional bodies, investor groups, law firms, academicians, research professionals and SEBI officials.

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2) India conducted the first-ever successful test of the indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile from Chandrapur in Odisha on 4 June 2017. This missile has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in collaboration with which entity? – Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

Explanation: The first-ever test of the indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QR-SAM) was successfully conducted at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur in Odisha on 4 June 2017. QR-SAM has been jointly developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Bharat Electronics Limited. This missile system has the potential to engage multiple targets within a range of approximately 30 km, with the configuration of two vehicles for area air defence.

It is equipped to for quick reaction and the system is all weather enabled, a network-centric one, which is also capable of search-on-the-move. The missile is a truck-mounted one with 360 degree rotatable, electronic-mechanically operated, turret-based launch unit.

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3) What is the name of Chinese malware that infected over 250 million computers across the world till 3 June 2017 with India emerging as the biggest victim of it? – ‘Fireball’

Explanation: ‘Fireball’ is the name of the Chinese malware that was detected during starting days of June 2017. According to Check Point Threat Intelligence’s findings this malware is presently acting as an adware propelling the infected computer’s traffic to its website and generating ad-revenue.

The malware manipulates the hijacked browser to turn the default search engines into fake ones. It is working to boost advertisement for a Beijing-based digital marketing agency Rafotech.

India has emerged as the largest victim of ‘Fireball’ followed by Brazil.

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4) Which Indian player won the men’s singles title of Thailand Open Grand Prix badminton championship on 4 June 2017 to win the second Grand Prix title of his career? – B. Sai Praneeth

Explanation: B. Sai Praneeth of India captured the men’s singles title in the $1,20,000 Thailand Open Grand Prix badminton championship in Bangkok on 4 June 2017. He defeated Indonesian fourth seed Jonatan Christie 17-21, 21-18, 21-19 in an hour and 11 minutes in the final.

Women’s singles title was won by Ratchanok Intanon of Malaysia.

This is the second Grand Prix badminton title for B. Sai Praneeth. His first Grand Prix title was Canada Open which he won in 2016.

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5) Which European football club created history by becoming the first-ever club to win back-to-back UEFA Champions league titles on 3 June 2017? – Real Madrid

Explanation : Spanish football club Real Madrid became the first-ever team to win back-to-back UEFA Champions league titles as it defeated Italian champion Juventus by 4-1 in the final played in Cardiff (Wales) on 3 June 2017.

The victory made Real Madrid the first team to repeat title win in the Champions League era, and the first to win consecutive titles in the competition since A.C. Milan in 1989 and 1990, when the UEFA Champions League was known as the European Cup.

The UEFA Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs. It is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world and the most prestigious club competition in European football.

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