Current Affairs – 10 May 2018

National and International News ADB projects India’s GDP to grow at 7.3% in 2018-19  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) projected India to remain the fastest growing Asian nation with 7.3% growth in 2018-19 and 7.6% in 2019-20.  Chief Economist of ADB,Yasuyuki Sawada stated that […]

May 11 – National Technology Day

National Technology Day  Since 1999, May 11 is celebrated as National Technology Day to mark India’s technological  advancements.  NationalTechnology Day 2018 theme: “Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future”.  On May 11, 1998, India detonated three nuclear bombs in the Indian Army’s Pokhran […]

May 12 – International Nurse Day

 The International Nurse Day (IND) has been observed every year on May 12 across the world to mark the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, and also mark contribution of nurses towards the society.  Theme chosen by International Council of Nurses (ICN) for […]

Current Affairs – 14 May 2018

National and International News May 12: International Nurse Day  The International Nurse Day (IND) has been observed every year on May 12 across the world to mark the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, and also mark contribution of nurses towards the society.  […]

Current Affairs – 15 May 2018

National and International New China’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier  China‟s first domestically developed aircraft carrier “Type-001A” has recently started sea trials.  The aim of trials is to demonstrate the reliability and capability of the ship‟s propulsion systems.  The 50,000-metric tonne vessel will become […]

Current Affairs – 16 May 2018

National and International News Domestic Violence Act applies after divorce too  Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that the Domestic Violence Act, intended to safeguard women against marital abuse, will apply even after divorce.  The court observed that the act extends to all man-woman […]