Current Affairs 19 May 2017 – GK Questions
1.The 24th bilateral exercise between Indian Navy and Republic of Singapore Navy “Simbex-17” has commenced in south China sea.
2.The minister of Science and Technology,Harsha Vardan was given the additional charge of Environmental ministry.
3.President Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of book ” Metaphysics,Morals and Politics ” authored by Amal Kumar Mukhopadyay.
4.Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has received the 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace prize presented by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
5.Two-day ‘ Start-up India Summit ‘ to be held in Dubai on 23rd & 24th of May.
6.Hyderabad’s Turbo Megha Airways became the first private airline to get a UDAN license.
7.Indian cricket team retained No.1 position in the ICC Test rankings.
8.R R Laxman has won the all India open rapid FIDE rating chess tournament held in Kolkata.
9.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) at Gandhi nagar, Gujarat.
10.David Letter man won the 2017 Mark Twain prize for American Humour.
11.Indian-origin steel typoon Sanjeev Gupta has bagged the prestigious ” CEO of the year ” for his successful acquisitions in UK.
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