Important Current Affairs May 29, 2018 – One liner



May 29 – International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

Theme 2018- “70 Years of Service and Sacrifice.”

  • Cochin International Airport in Kerala is the first ever fully solar powered airport.
  • “Brahmaputra Study Centre” being set up within the Gauhati University, fund of about Rs. 28 crore will be provided by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER).
  • An Agreement for IBRD Credit of USD 21.7 Million from World Bank for the Strengthening of Public Financial Management in Rajasthan Project was signed in New Delhi.
  • Noise Vibration & Harshness (NVH) Lab) at the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) at the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) at Manesar in Haryana.
  • Union Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Jual Oram launches exhibition cum sale event ‘the Pankha’ (Hand-Fans) through TRIFED and TRIBES India.
  • Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani released the ‘Reuse of Treated Waste Water Policy’ to create water-grid, on the lines of power-grid, for reuse of the treated waste water from urban areas.
  • Bihar Cabinet gave its nod to set up a Fisheries College at Kishanganj.
  • Azerbaijan inaugurated a pipeline that will be the first direct route to transport gas from one of the world’s largest fields to Europe bypassing Russia.
  • The tiny chemistry lab called the Mars Organic Molecule Analyser (MOMA) is a key instrument on the ExoMars Rover, a joint mission between the European Space Agency and the Russian space agency Roscosmos to look for signs of past or present life..
  • Patanjali ties up with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to launch ‘Swadeshi Samriddhi’ SIM cards.
  • The Ministry of Women and Child and Development signed a MoU with Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Uttar Pradesh, in New Delhi for management of Home of Widows at Sunrakh Bangar,
  • The first edition of the Global Wind Summit will be held in Hamburg, Germany from September 25-28, 2018.
  • Indian botanist Kamaljit S. BawaLinnean Medal in Botany
  • Bawa is the first Indian to win the award.

Indian Journalists Union (IJU)

  • Amar Devulapalli – President
  • Sabina Inderjit – Secretary general

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC)

  • Justice R K Agrawal – President

Kummanam Rajasekharan – 18th Governor of Mizoram

Sanjay Mitra – Chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

  • PRAAPTI (Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators) App and web portal to bring transparency in power purchase transactions between Generators and Discoms.

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