Current Affairs 31 May 2017 – GK Questions
1.World No-Tobacco day was observed on 31st May.This year theme is ” Tobacco a threat to development “.
2.70th edition of World Health Assembly (WHA 70) was held in Genenva.
3.Former Union Minister & film Director Dasari Narayana Rao has passed away.
4.George Kurian appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities.
5.Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Punjab National Bank (PNB) signed a $100 million loan agreement to finance large solar rooftop systems on Industries and commercial buildings across India.
6.Minister of shipping & Road transport and highways , Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for 8 connectivity projects in Mumbai.
7. ‘Amul’ has signed an MoU with ISRO for fodder acreage assessment using satellite observation and space technology.
8.India Mobile Congress meet (IMC 2017) to be held in September in New Delhi.
9.Author Jhumpa Lahiri has won the 2017 PEN/Malamud award.
10.Secretary of ministry of Earth sciences , M Rajeevan has announced that India is all set to launch ” Deep Ocean Mission ” by January 2018.