26th May 2019 Current Affairs

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National (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. Govt plans introducing artificial intelligence system in MCA 21 portal
  2. BJP led NDA set to form new govt at Centre
  3. 4 Judges Elevated To Supreme Court of India
  4. President dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

International (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. Australian PM Scott Morrison wins the federal election
  2. India-Singapore Naval drill begins in the South China Sea
  3. Joko Widodo re-elected as president of Indonesia
  4. Pakistan appoints Mueenul Haq as High Commissioner to India
  5. Volodymyr Zelenskiy takes oath as Ukraine’s new President
  6. Saray: 1st black woman to climb Mt. Everest
  7. Bangladesh stopped Visas for Pakistanis
  8. WHO declares Algeria, Argentina malaria-free
  9. 2019 Urban 20 Mayors Summit to take place in Tokyo

Economy and Business (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. Reliance Beats Indian Oil Corporation, Becomes Biggest Indian Company
  2. Adani Ports to set up first container terminal outside India in Myanmar
  3. Facebook to launch cryptocurrency in 2020

Sports (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. Rafael Nadal clinches Italian Open 2019 Tennis title
  2. BFA Launches 2 New Formats Of Game, AirBadminton & Triples
  3. USD 10 million on offer in ICC World Cup, winner to earn 4 million
  4. Kenya’s Olympic coach banned for 10 years
  5. Mary Kom, Sarita won gold at India Open

Awards (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. Anil Kapoor Felicitated By European Chambers of Commerce in India
  2. Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize
  3. Shyam Saran to be Conferred Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun
  4. Anish Kapoor ranked 1st in Hurun Art List

Appointments (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. Justice D N Patel appointed as Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court
  2. British PM Theresa May Announces Resignation
  3. Shailesh Tinaikar to Head UN Peacekeeping Operations in South Sudan
  4. HK Patil resigned from Congress Campaign

Important Days (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. World Metrology Day: 20 May
  2. Anti-Terrorism Day being observed on 21st May 2019
  3. 21st May: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Science and Tech (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. Evidence of water found on Ultima Thule
  2. ISRO launches earth observation satellite RISAT-2B
  3. Coral bleaching near Palk Bay
  4. Scientists broke superconductivity record

Defence (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. US, Japan, South Korea, and Australia Hold 1st Naval Drills In Western Pacific
  2. Lt Bhawana Kanth, 1st Woman to Qualify To Go To Day Missions on Fighter Jet
  3. Brahmos Air Missile Successfully Launched From Su-30 MKI Aircraft
  4. DRDO test fires guided bomb from Sukhoi combat jet

Obituaries (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Niki Lauda passes away
  2. Renowned filmmaker & film historian Vijaya Mulay passes away
  3. Comedian and Co-Founder of ‘The Comedy Store’, Sammy Shore Passes Away

States (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. Kerala 1st state to list Masala bond
  2. Meghalaya Government Approves Setting Up Of Farmers’ Commission
  3. Noida to become Zero Discharge City
  4. Bengaluru doctor got Global Asian award
  5. Jagan Mohan Reddy to be sworn in as CM of AP on May 30
  6. Remya: Kerala’s only Dalit woman MP
  7. Naveen Patnaik set for the fifth term as Odisha CM
  8. Chandrani Murmu became youngest Lok Sabha MP

Miscellaneous (20th May 2019 – 25th May 2019)

  1. The kilogram will be redefined by a fundamental property of nature known as Planck’s constant.
  2. Kapil Sharma is the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and Abroad
  3. Indra Nooyi received doctorate from Yale
  4. AN-32 certified to operate on Bio-Jet fuel
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