Important Current Affairs May 19,20 2018 – One Liner

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May 19,20 Current Affairs

  • Prime Minister inaugurates 330 MW Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project; lays Foundation Stone of the Pakal Dul Power Project in Jammu & Kashmir with 1000 MW capacity, will be the largest Hydro Power Project in Jammu & Kashmir on completion.
  • The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned LED Solar Street Lighting system for Arunachal Pradesh under its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund.
  • ‘Krishi Mahabhiyan-cum-Beej Vikas Vahan Rath’ to create alertness among farmers about government schemes for them during Kharif season in Bihar.
  • Passing Out Parade (PoP) of the ‘Bastariya Battalion’ of CRPF new recruits to be held in Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh to the Anti-Naxal Operations(ANO).
  • Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) will organize a Children’s Theatre and Personality Development workshop from 21st May to 21st June, 2018.
  • Tamil Nadu in Coimbatore to Build India’s Next Generation Defence Aircraft
  • Pakistan’s Punjab province government has released Rs.20 million to renovate a Krishna temple in Rawalpindi city.
  • China has for the first time landed strategic bombers on an island in the disputed South China Sea (SCS).
  • Russia unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear power station.
  • Competition Commission of India celebrated its 9th Annual Day on 20th May 2018 with a lecture on Competition Law in India: Reflection and Rethinking.
  • Government earns Rs.1,400 crore from e-Visa.
  • NMDC Limited and NLC India Limited(formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation) may invest over USD 26 million for setting up an R&D facility with Australian Environmental Clean Technologies(ECT) Limited for developing innovative technologies in iron and steel making.
  • 26th BASIC Ministerial Meeting of Environment Ministers in Durban
  • Green Good Deeds, the societal movement to protect environment and promote good living in the country, has found acceptance by the global community.
  • Indian Navy and Vietnam People’s Navy would be undertaking a joint exercise at Tien Sa Port in Danang in the area of maritime security
  • The comprehensive “Asita” project to restore, rejuvenate and revive Yamuna floodplains was approved by the Principal Committee constituted by the Honourable National Green Tribunal.
  • The Permanent Residency Status (PRS) scheme is open for foreign investors who invest a minimum of Rs.10 crore within 18 months or Rs.25 crore in 36 months.
  • India is the sixth wealthiest country in the world while the S. is the richest nation globally followed by China in the second place and Japan in third says a report.
  • India’s Jagriti Yatra wins Charity award in UK
  • President of Hockey India (HI) – Rajinder Singh
  • New I&B secretary – Amit Khare
  • Soccer FootballFA Cup Final Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0
  • Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic to reach the Italian Open final Tennis, Rome.

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