Important Current Affairs May 18, 2018 – One Liner

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May 18 Current Affairs

  • May 18 – World AIDS Vaccination day
  • The 14 km long Zojila tunnel will be India’s longest road tunnel and Asia’s longest bi-directional tunnel.
  • Aimovig – new drug for prevention of migraines
  • New device to detect and remove arsenic in water – ADO Additives and the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)
  • Parcel Cargo Express Train – Guwahati in Assam to Kalyan in Maharashtra.
  • India’s economic growth is expected to climb to 5% in 2017-18 and 7.6% in 2018-19 United Nations report.
  • NITI Aayog, in association with Vision India Foundation, is organising the Venture Capital Symposium 2018 where the French investors will be interacting with 100 early to mid-stage Indian start-ups.
  • The Department of Telecommunications has allowed the use of eSIM or ‘Embedded-Subscriber Identity Module’.
  • India and Indonesia to promote bilateral cooperation in maritime & infrastructure sector
  • Delhi cabinet gives approval for procuring 1000 CNG-run buses under cluster scheme
  • 4th BRICS Ministerial meeting in Durban, South Africa
  • Delhi will become the world’s largest city in a decade, according to the UN.
  • ‘A Treatise on Cleanliness’ & ‘Waste Management, an Introduction’ – Shri Rajat Bhargava.
  • S&P PLATTS Global Metals Award – NMDC largest iron ore mining company in India.
  • Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar – Chief justice of the high court of Manipur.
  • Yudhvir Singh Malik – National Highways Authority of India(NHAI) chairman
  • C Raja MohanDirector of the Institute of South Asian Studies
  • Himanta Biswa SarmaVice-President of Badminton Asia Confederation
  • Gina Haspel – CIA’s first female director

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