Current Affairs 16th May 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 16th May 2017

NATIONAL:

  • PM Modi to launch Narmada Seva Mission in short while from now
  • Union Government revises Base Year of IIP to 2011-2012 from 2004-05
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates 2nd NPDRR meeting in Delhi
  • Mumbai busiest single-runway airport with 1 flight every 65 seconds
  • PM Modi launches Narmada river conservation project in MP
  • Telangana first state with logo for hearing impaired drivers
  • Union Government launches Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine against Pneumonia
  • World bank’s Power Accessibility List: India jumps 73 Spots to be ranked 26th
  • Odisha: Loans under MUDRA Yojana registers 35% increase during last fiscal
  • J P Nadda launches new Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for pneumonia

INTERNATIONAL:

  • India and UK to sign MoU to increase efficiency of urban transport system
  • Bahamas elects Hubert Minnis as new prime minister
  • US to Sell high-tech chemical protective clothing to India
  • Nepal signs MoU with China on Cooperation under OBOR initiative
  • India-Chile expanded PTA to come into effect
  • WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Congo

BANKING NEWS:

  • Chanda Kochhar receives Woodrow Wilson Award

SPORTS NEWS:

  • Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat & Divya Kakran win silver in Asian Wrestling Championship
  • Rafael Nadal Wins Madrid Open Title
  • Lewis Hamilton Wins Spanish Grand Prix
  • Arjun Maini becomes First Indian to Win a GP3 Race
  • Ramit Tandon wins maiden PSA title

OBITUARY:

  • Former Puducherry CM Ramaswamy passes away

 

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