Current Affairs 23rd May 2019

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Current Affairs 23rd May 2019

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DEFENCE

  1. India Navy Launches 4th Scorpene Class Submarine INS Vela.

  -The fourth of Indian Navy’s stealth Scorpene class Submarine of Project 75, INS Vela was launched at the Kanhoji Angre Wet Basin of Mazagon Dock Limited at Mumbai in Maharashtra.

  1. INS Ranjit To Be Decommissioned.

  -INS Ranjit, an Indian navy destroyer built by erstwhile USSR, is set to be decommissioned. The third of the five Kashin-class destroyers, it was commissioned in 1983 and has rendered service to the Navy for over 36 years.

INTERNATIONAL

  1. India To Attend G-7 Meet In France.

  -India will be attending the Group of 7 industrialised nations meet organised by France in Biarritz in August along with Australia, Chile, and South Africa.

  1. Japan’s First Privately Developed Rocket ‘Momo-3’ Reached Outer Space.

  -A Japanese aerospace start-up Interstellar Tachnology Inc. has successfully launched a first privately developed rocket ‘Momo-3’ into space.

  1. The Launches $5 Billion Healthy Oceans Action Plan.

  -The Asian Development Bank launched a $5 Billion Action Plan for Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies for the Asia and Pacific region at the 52nd Annual Meeting of ADB’s Board of Governors in Fiji.

APPOINTMENTS

  1. Myntra Appoints Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma As First Brand Ambassadors.

  -Flipkart-owned fashion e-commerce platform Myntra announced that it had appointed celebrity couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma as its first brand ambassadors.

AGREEMENTS

  1. Vodafone Idea Signs Multi-Million Dollar IT Deal With IBM.

  -India’s largest telecom operator Vodafone Idea Ltd announced a five-year multi-million-dollar IT outsourcing deal with tech giant IBM.

  1. e-Governance Services India Ties Up With IIT-Kanpur To Upscale Unnat Bharat Abhiyan.

  -Common Service Centre’s e-Governance Services India Limited, a special purpose vehicle under the Ministry of Electronics and IT, has tied up with Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur to upscale ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’.