Daily Current Affairs 20th May, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 20th May, 2017 INTERNATIONAL Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor’s abdication Japan’s cabinet approved a bill that would allow Emperor Akihito to step down, paving the way for the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in nearly Read More …

Daily Current Affairs 19th May, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 19th May, 2017 NATIONAL Cabinet Minister inaugurates 15th National Meeting for Persons with Disabilities Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment inaugurated the “15th National Meeting of the State Commissioners for Persons with Disabilities (PwD)” Read More …

Daily Current Affairs 18th May, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 18th May, 2017 NATIONAL Union Cabinet Approves Pharma Mission to Develop Bio-Pharmaceuticals The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a collaborative mission between industry and academia called ‘Innovate in India empowering biotech entrepreneurs and accelerating Read More …

Daily Current Affairs 17th May, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 17th May, 2017 INTERNATIONAL Indian bags key post in UNFCCC Ovais Sarmad, a senior Indian official, has been appointed as the deputy executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), under which the Read More …

Daily Current Affairs 16th May, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 16th May, 2017 INTERNATIONAL Emmanuel Macron names Edouard Philippe as French Prime Minister France’s newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron has named Edouard Philippe as Prime Minister of France. The 46-year-old lawmaker and mayor of Le Havre is from Read More …

Daily Current Affairs 15th May, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 15th May, 2017 INTERNATIONAL India-UK agree on MoU in urban transport sector India and the UK agreed to sign an MoU in the urban transport sector for cooperation in policy planning, technology transfer and institutional organisation. Union Read More …

Daily Current Affairs 14th May, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 14th May, 2017 INTERNATIONAL Ransomware attack creates global havoc A massive ransomware attack, which security researchers say used a Windows exploit first developed by the United States National Security Agency, shut down computer systems across several countries, Read More …

Daily Current Affairs 13th May, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 13th May, 2017 INTERNATIONAL Bahamas elects Hubert Minnis as new prime minister The Bahamas has elected Free National Movement’s Hubert Minnis as its new Prime Minister, defeating incumbent Progressive Liberal Party’s leader Perry Christie in a 34-5 Read More …

Daily Current Affairs 12th May, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 12th May, 2017 NATIONAL Dalits, Adivasis, Muslims worst off: report The 2016 Indian Exclusion Report (IXR) was recently released by the Centre for Equity Studies (CES). The 2016 Report reviews exclusion with respect to four public goods: Read More …

Daily Current Affairs 11th May, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 11th May, 2017 NATIONAL In a First for a Government Owned Company Kochi Metro Appoints Transgenders Kochi Metro will employ 23 members from the transgender community. This is the first time a government owned company has formally Read More …