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

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

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

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

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

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

Current Affairs – 18 May 2018

National and International News Gender bias caused excess deaths of girls under 5  According to recent study of Lancet Global Health, 2,39,000 excess deaths per year of girls under age of five in India due to gender bias have been

Current Affairs – 08 May 2018

National and International News NITI Aayog ink SoI with IBM  NITI Aayog signed Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM to develop crop yield prediction model using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to provide real time advisory to farmers in Aspirational Districts.  It

Current Affairs – 07 May 2018

National and International News 1st ISABS – 2018 held in Johannesburg  The first-ever India-South Africa Business Summit (ISABS 2018) has been held in Johannesburg, South Africa.  The tag line of the Summit was “United by Legacy, Unified for Prosperity”

Current Affairs – 19 May 2018

National and International News WHO launches REPLACE campaign  World Health Organization (WHO) launched comprehensive plan ―REPLACE to eliminate industrially-produced artificial trans-fats from global food supply by 2023.  REPLACE is abbreviated in six strategic actions as Review, Promote, Legislate, Assess, Create awareness and Enforce.