Current Affairs 11th May 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 11th May 2017

NATIONAL:

  • PM Modi launches integrated case management system of Supreme Court in presence of CJI
  • Assam govt decides to set up Act East Policy Affairs department in state
  • PM Narendra Modi to visit Sri Lanka to attend International Vesak Day celebrations
  • Railways to acquire EOTT system to run trains without guards
  • Haryana to start door-to-door survey to collect data of every resident
  • Oracle signs MoU with Jharkhand for cloud-based citizen services
  • Supreme Court to become paperless,digital court
  • Justice Karnan is the first High Court judge to be sentenced to jail by Supreme Court
  • DIPP & WIPO to set up Technology and Innovation Support Centers
  • India to replace its research station in Antarctica
  • Edelweiss Tokio launches India’s first life insurance Product
  • Government sets up a task force to compute reliable and timely employment data

INTERNATIONAL

  • Moon Jae-in sworn in as South Korea’s 19th president
  • ICJ Stays Kulbhusan Jadhav’s Hanging
  • Jordan, US launch Eager Lion military exercise

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY NEWS:

  • Techmagnate acquires BlogX, the largest blog conference in India
  • Ola ties-up with Airtel to roll out integrated digital offerings to customers

AWARDS AND HONOURS :

  • ‘Lion’ actor Sunny Pawar named Rising Star at Asian Awards
  • Adil Hussain’s Mukti Bhawan wins the Best Film award at the New York Indian Film Festival

APPOINTMENTS:

  • Taranjeet Singh becomes New Country Director of Twitter
  • Venu Rajamony appointed India’s Ambassador to Netherlands

SPORTS NEWS:

  • Asian Wrestling Championship begins in New Delhi;Sakshi Malik to lead Indian challenge
  • Jhulan Goswami becomes highest wicket taker in Womens One Day Internationals
  • Heena Sidhu wins bronze in Grand Prix of Liberation Plezn 2017 Shooting championship

OBITUARY:

  • Pakistani sitarist Ustad Raees Khan passes away
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