Current Affairs 25th May 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 25th May 2017

NATIONAL:

  • Kiren Rijiju unveils world’s first philosophical novel on God
  • Reader with guidelines for raising happy children released by WCD Ministry
  • NGT demands for data on trees in eco-sensitive zone near Taj Mahal
  • Union Minister Manoj Sinha launches Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya Telecom Skill Excellence Awards
  • Tourism Minister inaugurated Exhibition displaying Stone Sculptures returned byAustralia
  • Israel aerospace industries signs $630 million deal with India
  • Ministry of Culture launches Swachh Bharat App in National Museum
  • Environment Ministry and OzonAction organised “Ozone2Climate” TechnologyRoadshow in Agra

INTERNATIONAL

  • Seventieth World Health Assembly kicks off in Geneva
  • Duterte declares martial law in southern Philippines
  • Neil Armstrong’s Moon Dust Bag to be sold at an auction
  • Dubai police recruits world’s first Robocop
  • World’s smallest nation Nauru ratifies International Solar Alliance Pact
  • Hyperloop India to participate in SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition II
  • Indian-born woman elected to City of London Corporation
  • Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus becomes first African to be elected as WHO Director-General
  • World’s largest aircraft Airlander 10 completes test flight

BANKING NEWS

  • Federal Bank launches new trading platform

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY NEWS:

  • HDFC Life launches AI-based insurance email bot ‘SPOK’

AWARDS AND HONOURS :

  • India’s Vaishali wins gold in Asian Blitz Chess Championship
  • The Cochin port trust bags two best performance awards

OBITUARY:

  • Mathunny Mathews, the Real-life Hero of ‘Airlift’ passes away
  • Controversial godman Chandraswami passes away
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