Current Affairs 24th May 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 24th May 2017

NATIONAL

  • Maharashtra Assembly passes State GST Bill
  • Radha Mohan Singh assigned additional charge of Food & consumer affairs
  • India & Africa: Partners in Growth exhibition inaugurated
  • Assam CM launches pilot project for traffic police
  • Rajasthan government would renovate 180 ancient temples

INTERNATIONAL

  • US, six Gulf countries sign MoU to curb financing terror organizations
  • Italy signs deal with Libya to cut off routes of illegal migrants
  • Two day “Start up India Summit” Begun in UAE
  • Smallest nation “Nauru” joins solar alliance
  • India becomes No. 2 in stainless steel maker

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

  • Paytm launches payments bank
  • CBDT signs 2 more advance pricing pacts
  • Panasonic, TCS collaborate for innovation centre

BANKING NEWS

  • RBI to Reconstitute Oversight Committee to Tackle Bad Loans

AWARDS & HONORS

  • ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
  • Deveshwar, Soumitra Chatterjee conferred Bengal’s highest civilian award
  • India’s Rohan Chakravarty wins WWF International President’s Award
  • Major Gogoi awarded by Army for counter-insurgency ops

APPOINTMENTS

  • Harsh Vardhan takes additional charge of Environment Ministry
  • Ford appoints James Hackett as CEO

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY:

  • NASA Names New Species After Abdul Kalam

SPORTS

  • Squash: India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu bags another PSA title
  • Divij-Raja wins first title of 2017 season in Bordeaux
  • Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina wins Italian Open tennis title
  • R Vaishali won Gold at Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship
  • Nitin Tomar sets new record in Pro Kabaddi League
  • Abhay Gupta and Sanjay Kumar has won gold
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