Important Current Affairs May 26 and 27 2018 – One liner



  • Ateli – Phulera Section of Western Dedicated Freight Corridor to be Open from 15th August, 2018 which it falls in Haryana and Rajasthan.
  • The Western Corridors is being funded by Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA), while the Eastern Corridor from Mughalsarai to Ludhiana is being funded by the World Bank.
  • Prime Minister Modi on 27.05.2018 inaugurated the 135 km-long Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE) connecting Kundli with Palwal in Haryana.
  • The PM also unveiled the first phase of the 82 km-long Delhi-Meerut Expressway.
  • The Chennai division will be operating the heritage special train in the city between Egmore and Kodambakkam.
  • Ireland voted by an overwhelming majority to overturn a constitutional ban on abortion in a historic referendum with 66%.
  • Colombia will next week formally become the NATO’s first Latin American “global partner,”
  • Astronaut Alan Bean, who was the fourth person to walk on the moon, passed away on 27.05.2018.
  • Storm Alberto: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi declare states of emergency
  • Researchers from IIT Guwahati have developed a paper-based biosensor that can detect ethanol.
  • Nanomaterials that can behave like human enzymes have now been successfully synthesized by a team of researchers from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.
  • London has introduced ‘a world first’ contactless payment scheme for buskers in partnership with Swedish tech firm iZettle, bought this month by US payments giant PayPal.
  • Toronto’s Eastern waterfront, a new digital city is being built by Sidewalk Labs – a firm owned by Google’s parent Alphabet.
  • China and Burkina Faso signed an agreement to establish diplomatic relations, days after the West African nation cut ties with Taiwan.
  • India and Pakistan are scheduled to hold maritime dialogue this week, a diplomatic source has confirmed.
  • India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs 40,000 crore deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for the Indian Air Force.
  • Biography of India’s first PM Jawaharlal Nehru – Tamil Nadu Congress leader A. Gopanna
  • Barbados – Mia Mottley(first woman PM)
  • Japan’s women clinched the Uber Cup(Badminton) beating Thailand in Bangkok.

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