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Indian ethical hacker Anand Prakash awarded with 3.25 lakh by Twitter last year for discovering a bug that let him tweet from any account on the microblogging platform. The bug also allowed him to post videos, photos and delete the ones already posted from any Twitter account. Last year, he was awarded Rs. 10 lakh by Facebook for detecting a bug on their systems.

Padmalaya Nanda from Odisha is set to represent India at the Little Miss Universe beauty representation to be held in Georgia, the US from 31st May to 6th June 2017. She is one of the 16 contestants who was selected from across the world. She has also been nominated to represent India at the Little Miss World contest in Greece.

Three well-known artists from Odisha to get Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards in their respective fields.  Odissi dance Guru Ratikant Mohapatra, playwright and director Prof. Satyabrata Rout and Pala artist Laxmidhar Rout have been selected for the prestigious Central Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for the year 2016. The selected artist will be conferred the award by President of India at a function in New Delhi. Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar (Akademi Award) is an award given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India’s National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama. The award consists of Rs. 50,000, a citation, an angavastram (a shawl), and a Tamra Patra (a brass plaque).

The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed on 29 May globally. The theme for the 2017 International Day of UN Peacekeepers is “Investing in Peace Around the World". The aim of the day is to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilians personnel’s invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 3,500 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948.

Uttarakhand Mountaineer Border Security Force (BSF) Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu become the first Indian to summit Mount Everest a record six times. The mountaineer, a Padma Shri awardee who works as an assistant commandant with the BSF in Dehradun. Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, the premier institute of mountaineering under the ministry of defence in Uttarkashi, confirmed that Dharmshaktu is the first Indian to summit the peak six times.

The Pune city police received the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FICCI) Smart Police Award for the year 2017. Pune Police Commissioner Rashmi Shukla received the award from BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi during a programme organised by FICCI and Vivekanand International Foundation on Homeland Security in Delhi. The program focused on the use of modern technology for internal security issues.

The Indian Space Research Organisation will be launching the Heaviest Rocket called the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk-III) on 5th June 2017. It is 43 meters in height, 4 meters round and has a lift-off mass of 640 tonnes. The vehicles new indigenous cryogenic engine is India's largest cryogenic engine that has been designed and developed by the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre of ISRO. It will help India become self-reliant for launching satellites as it would be capable of placing 4 - tonnes glass geosynchronous satellite into orbit.  GSLV-Mk III-D1 is the first developmental flight carrying the GSAT-19 satellite.

South Korea defeated China won badminton’s Sudirman Cup 2017 for the first time in 14 years. It was held in Gold Coast Australia. Korea won by 32 points against China.

Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated a first-of-its-kind Aeronautical Test Range (ATR), which will be used to test the country's first unmanned aircraft, in the Chitradurga district of Karnataka. It has been planned by the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) and in collaboration with other Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) labs. The current length of the runway at the ATR is 2.2 km. It can be used for testing of bigger aircraft like AEW&CS (Airborne Early Warning &Control Systems) aircraft.

The 13th Football Association (FA) Cup won by Arsenal with a 2-1 victory over Chelsea at the Wembley Stadium in London, England. Arsene Wenger is the most successful football manager in the competition’s history with seven victories.  

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has overtaken Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to become India’s most profitable state-owned company. IOC, India’s biggest company by turnover, posted a 70 percent hike in net profit to Rs. 19,106.40 crore in the financial year ended March 31, 2017. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries retained the crown of being India’s most profitable private company for the third year in a row, posting a net Rs. 29,901 crore in the financial year 2016-17. Tata Consultancy Services, India’s largest software services exporter, with a net profit of Rs. 26,357 crore was the second most profitable private company in the country.

India’s Chadalavada Anandha Sundhararaman Bhavani Devi has become first Indian to win a Gold Medal in an International fencing tournament. She participated in the sabre event of the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship held at Reykjavik in Iceland. In the final, she defeated Sarah Jane Hampson of Great Britain.

The Manipur government has declared Dailong village of Tamenglong district as a Biodiversity Heritage Site of the state. It has been declared as Biodiversity Heritage Site under Section 37(1) of Biological Diversity Act, 2002.

According to World Health Organisation (WHO) report, India has detected first three Zika affected patients all from Ahmedabad in Gujarat. The virus is transmitted to people through a bite of an infected mosquito called Aedes Aegypti, which also transmits dengue and chikungunya. There is no treatment or vaccine for Zika infection.

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet inaugurated the construction of the world's largest optical and infrared telescope, to be located at the Paranal Observatory in the Antofagasta region. The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will become the world’s largest optical telescope which will be five times larger than the top observing instruments that are in use today. The telescope will be constructed at a 3,000 meter-high mountain in the middle of the Atacama desert. The telescope is scheduled to commence its operations in 2024.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth inked four important agreements recently. The four agreements are - Agreement on Maritime Security; Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for setting up of a civil services college in Mauritius; MoU was signed between the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR); Mauritius Oceanography Institute in marine sciences and technology. Submission of the instrument of ratification of International Solar Alliance (ISA) by Mauritius. Mauritius once again confirmed its support for the permanent seat for India at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya announced Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will invest Rs 20,000 exchange traded funds in the financial year 2017-2018. Earlier EPFO had approved a hike in investment limit in exchange traded funds to 15 percent from 10 percent. EPFO runs three social security schemes: Employees Provident Fund Scheme, 1952, Employees Pension Scheme, 1995, and Employees Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme, 1976.

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