29th May 2018 Current Affairs – GK Today
1. International Day of UN Peacekeepers is observed on 29th May. This year theme was ‘UN Peacekeepers: 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice’.
2. The National Informatics Center (NIC) launched its fourth data center in Bhubaneshwar, to address the increased load from various new digital projects.
3. The main event of 4th International Yoga Day celebrations will be held at Dehradun in Uttrakhand on 21st June.
4. India signed a Loan Agreement with the World Bank for USD 21.7 Million for strengthening the Public Financial Management in Rajasthan Project.
5. United Nations has recognised Cochin International Airport (Kerala) as the first fully solar-powered airport in the world.
6. The 2nd meeting of SCO-Afghanistan Contact Group Meeting was held in Beijing.
7. The Gujarat government unveiled its ‘Reuse of Treated Waste Water Policy’, which aims to reduce the state’s dependence on freshwater sources like the Narmada river.
8. Justice R K Agrawal was appointed the president of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC).
9. Kummanam Rajasekharan was sworn-in as the 18th governor of Mizoram.
10. India skipper Virat Kohli won the International Cricketer of the Year Award at the CEAT Cricket Ratings awards. India batsman Rohit Sharma collected the award on behalf of Kohli.
11. Vice President Alicia Pucheta will become the first woman president in the history of Paraguay.