Important Current Affairs May 10, 2018 – One Liner



  • The new governing council of the Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) was sworn-in with P. Ankamma Chowdary as its chairman.
  • The largest Indian flag measuring 183 feet in length and 122 feet in breadth was unfurled on 10.05.2018 at NTR Stadium here by Pawan Kalyan coinciding with the anniversary of India’s First War of Independence of 1857.
  • The State government has launched efforts to make Kuntala waterfall in Adilabad district a safer place for visitors.
  • The Tamil Nadu government has declared more than 173 hectares of Sirumalai West Forest in Dindigul district as reserved forest to protect its flora and fauna.
  • The forest department has sent a proposal to the state government to develop Ranipur wildlife sanctuary as the fourth tiger reserve in UP.
  • Ninety-two-year-old Mahathir Mohamad sworn in as the world’s oldest elected leader in
  • Indian Navy Ship INS Airavat sailed from Vishakhapatnam and reached Chattogram port (formerly Chittagong) Port handed over its second relief consignment for Rohingyas in Bangladesh.
  • Astronomers have discovered an unusual carbon-rich asteroid in the Kuiper Belt.
  • The Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd,chytrid fungus) has affected around 700 amphibian species worldwide and caused frog declines and even extinctions in many areas.
  • Scientists have found World’s second oldest rock from Odisha rock a grain of magmatic zircon estimated 4,240 million years old.
  • Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said it had purchased leading Pakistani online retailer Daraz.
  • The Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed a Rs 945-crore deal with the Harris Corporation of the US for development of its futuristic telecommunications infrastructure (FTI)
  • Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said India’s installed clean energy capacity has already touched 70 GW.
  • Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses the Plenary Session on ‘Media Regulation Policies: Ethics, Rules and Laws’, at the 15th Asia Media Summit 2018.
  • 6th US-India Aviation Summit was formally inaugurated by Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu in Mumbai.
  • IAF successfully conducted its first online selection test for airmen from 03 to 06 May 18.
  • ‘Across the Bench – Insight into the Indian Military Judicial System’ by Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan.
  • “Railway Minister’s Medal” for Bravery – Shri Shivaji, Railway Protection Force Constable along with a cash award of Rs. 1 Lac.
  • South Western Railway (SWR) has registered best figures & tremendous improvements in key areas of Safety pertaining to train operations among all Zonal Railways, 2017-18.
  • New Cidco vice chairperson&managing director – IASofficer, Lokesh Chandra
  • Yahoo releasing its own new group chat app named Squirrel.
  • William Porterfield will captain Ireland in its inaugural Test match against Pakistan here at Dublin, Ireland.

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