Current Affairs 3rd May 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 3rd May 2017

NATIONAL:

  • India and Turkey agree to strengthen co-operation in Combating terrorism
  • India’s 2nd tallest national flag hoisted in Kolhapur
  • DoT launches Tarang Sanchar web portal for information on Mobile Tower Radiation
  • HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar to launch Vidya-Veerta Abhiyan
  • Tejas Express: New Premier Train between Mumbai and Goa
  • Jaitley hands over DRDO developed devices to forces

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Dubai becomes First City in World to gets its Own Microsoft Font
  • SpaceX successfully launches secret payload for US military
  • Google introduces ‘Solve for India’ campaign

BANKING NEWS:

  • SBI reduces term deposit rates by up to 50 bps

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:

  • Uber launches its food delivery app UberEATS in India

AWARDS AND HONOURS :

  • Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu bags USIBC award
  • INSA Medal for Young Scientist 2017 winners announced
  • Padma Venkataraman bestowed with Avvaiyar award

APPOINTMENTS:

  • Yusra Mardini appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

SPORTS NEWS:

  • Hockey India recommends Sardar Singh for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
  • Mark Selby beats John Higgins to retain world title
  • BCCI recommends Pujara, Harmanpreet Kaur for Arjuna Award
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