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Current Affairs CLAT 2017

Current Affairs CLAT 2017 # 2: International and Sports

Current Affairs CLAT 2017

International

1. Europe’s Rosetta Space Probe finds lost Philae lander on comet 67P.

2. Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov dies at the age of 78.

3. G20 Summit held from 4th – 5th September, 2016 in Hangzhou, China.

4. Newly discovered fish named after US President Barack Obama:

The fish, of the genus Tosanoides, was named in honour of Obama for his commitment to protecting nature through the expansion of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, researchers said.

This is not the first fish to be named after Mr. Obama. A species of darters found only in the Duck River and the Buffalo River in U.S. was named Etheostoma Obama in 2012.

Sports

1. Serena Williams overtakes Roger Federer for most Slam match wins:

Serena Williams stormed past Yaroslava Shvedova 6-2, 6-3 on Monday, her 308th Grand Slam match win taking her past Roger Federer for most in major tournament history.

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