Current Affairs 20th May 2017

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NATIONAL:

  • 52nd Annual Meetings of AfDB to be held in Gujarat
  • Anant Geete inaugurates Test Track Facility developed by Global Automotive Research Centre
  • Harsh Vardhan given charge of Environment Ministry
  • Joint HADR Exercise commences at Naval Station Karwar
  • GST Council to decide rate of Service tax today
  • Assam: Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana proves to be successful scheme
  • President Pranab Mukherjee receives first copy of book ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’
  • Simbex-17, bilateral naval exercise between India and Republic of Singapore, begins
  • Scientists at IIT Delhi Develops Cheapest Respiratory Filter

INTERNATIONAL

  • Japanese Cabinet approved bill to allow Japan’s first abdication of emperor in 200 years
  • China, ASEAN agree on framework for South China Sea code of conduct
  • Ferry service opens between North Korea and Russia

BANKING NEWS

  • Reserve Bank of India urges banks to appoint CFOs and CTOs

AWARDS AND HONOURS :

  • Indian-American student Pranay Varada wins 2017 National Geographic Bee Competition

SPORTS NEWS:

  • Manav & Preyesh finish with silver medals
  • R R Laxman wins All India Open Rapid FIDE Rating Chess Meet

OBITUARY:

  • Former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes dies at 77
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