26th May 2018 Current Affairs – GK Today
1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stones for projects worth over Rs.27,000 crore in Jharkhand, including the Sindri urea plant.
2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Bangladesh Bhavan in Shanti Niketan, West Bengal.
3.I&B Minister Rajyavardhana Rathore launched six-day ASEAN India Film Festival in New Delhi.
4. Union Minister of State for Statistics and Program implementation Shri Vijay Goel inaugurated a Photo exhibition on Dynamic Schemes and Projects titled, “Pragati Ke Path par” at Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi.
5. The Indian Navy has commissioned its fourth Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK-IV, IN LCU L-54, in a ceremony at Port Blair, Andaman, and Nicobar.
6. Ganeshi Lal and Kummanam Rajasekharan were appointed as Governors of Odisha and Mizoram respectively.
7. Mia Mottley elected as first-ever woman Prime Minister of the island of Barbados.
8. Private lender ICICI Bank has introduced an innovation lab, This innovation lab will be headed by Rohan Angrish, former Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at online small business lender Fintech Capital.
9. Lebanon’s Saad Hariri has won a new term as Prime Minister after securing support from the vast majority of lawmakers in the country’s new Parliament.