Current Affairs 18th May 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 18th May 2017

NATIONAL:

  • Venkaiah Naidu announces separate 24×7 DD Channel for Jharkhand
  • Himachal Pradesh implements DDUGJY in two phases
  • Andhra amends law to appoint PV Sindhu as elite officer
  • Elephant census in Karnataka kicks off
  • ‘Maa’ committee to check mid-day meal quality in UP schools
  • Govt releases list of universities for free WiFi from July
  • Union Government launches Operation Clean Money portal
  • Union Government launches EPFO’s Citizens’ Charter 2017
  • Arunachal mountaineer Anshu Jamsenpa scales Mount Everest for fourth time
  • Mukesh Ambani in Forbes Global Game Changers List 2017
  • Dattatreya to participate in G20 Labour Ministers’ meet at Germany
  • Hyderabad Int’l Airport south India’s 1st to go 100% LED-lit
  • IT Department Launches Operation Clean Money
  • India imposes anti-dumping duty on glasses and Chinese radiators

INTERNATIONAL

  • India, Palestine sign five agreements for cooperation in different sectors
  • One Belt, One Road Summit concludes
  • Nepalese woman breaks world record for most Everest summits

BANKING NEWS

  • HDFC Life inks distribution tie-up with Catholic Syrian Bank

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY NEWS:

  • PFRDA-CRISIL Report: India Ageing Gradually with Every 5th Person to be in 60s by 2050
  • India’s GDP projected to grow 7.4% in 2017-18: FICCI survey

AWARDS AND HONOURS :

  • Renowned biologist Purnima Devi Barman nominated for Whitley Awards
  • Pawan Kumar Chamling conferred with first BS Shekhawat award

SPORTS NEWS:

  • Anas breaks 400m national record, qualifies for world c’ship
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