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Important Current Affairs 20th May 2017 pdf – Today Current Updates
- 3 Indian companies – Gitanjali Gems, Titan & PC Jeweller got the place in the Luxury Goods report.
- Soumitra Chatterjee & Y C Deveshwar will be honored with the Banga Samman
- Vaishnavi Shone has won 2 Gold Medals in First Asia Level Yoga Competitions in Thailand
- Stanley Greene American Photo-Journalist has Passed away recently
- Arctic Energy Summit held in Helsinki, Finland
- Jaipur Literature Festival held in London, United Kingdom
- Anshu Jamsenpa has becomes the First Indian Woman to conquer Mt Everest twice within 5 Days.
- Anti-Terrorism Day is observed on May 21
Current Affairs 22nd May 2017 – News, Highlights Today
- India to rank the better positions in the international tourist arrivals
- Hyderabad’s Turbo Megha Airways has become the first private airline to get UDAN license
- Visakhapatnam railway station is the cleanest as per the Darbhanga dirtiest survey.
- Bilateral Exercise Between Indian & Republic Of Singapore Navy SIMBEX-17 Commences
- BSNL signs agreement with Facebook, MobiKwik
- ISRO receives the 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
Important 22nd May 2017 Current Affairs News – National Updates
“Living conditions in Institutions for Children in conflict with Law”
Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has designed the manual titled “Living conditions in Institutions for Children in conflict with Law”. This program aims to provide the guidelines to the States/UTs and other stakeholders to establish institutions for children.
RCEP trade ministers to meet in Vietnam
16 countries Trade ministers including India will meet in Vietnam. They discuss the progress in the ongoing negotiations of proposed mega trade deal RCEP. The RCEP is viewed as an alternative to the TPP.
Anshu Jamsenpa has become the first Indian woman to conquer Mt Everest twice within 5 days
India’s Anshu Jamsenpa has become the first woman to conquer Mount Everest twice within five days. Anshu Jamsenpa along with Nepali climber Furi Sherpa scaled the peak at 8:00 am on 21st of May. Thus Jamsenpa set the world record and became the first woman to climb the double ascent in five days time.
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Today Current Affairs 22nd March 2017 – International Updates
Common Risk Mitigation Mechanism (CRMM)
India and other solar rich countries like Argentina, Burkina-Faso, Chad, France, Ivory Coast, and Yemen have jointly supported the structure i.r., Common Risk Mitigation Mechanism (CRMM). It mainly aims for solar power generation projects in solar-rich countries.
Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off in London
The Jaipur Literature Festival was inaugurated in London on 21st May 2017. South Asia’s literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas, dialogue and debate are presented in this event. A wide array of authors and artists from India and the United Kingdom has taken part in this event.
2017 Arctic Energy Summit (AES) in Finland
The 2017 Arctic Energy Summit (AES) will be held in Helsinki, Finland from 18th-20th September 2017. Institute of the North and Finland Ministry of Economy and Employment will host this event. The summit builds on the Sustainable Development Working Groups.
22nd May 2017 Current Affairs – Business and Economic
3 Indian brands among world’s top 50 luxury goods companies
The three Indian companies namely Gitanjali Gems, Titan and PC Jeweller got the place in the list of top 50 luxury companies. Louis Vuitton topped this list. Gitanjali Gems Ltd stands at the 30th rank, followed by Titan Company (31st) and PC Jeweller (44th) in the fourth annual Global Powers of Luxury Goods report.
Current Affairs 22nd May 2017 – Awards and Recognitions
Deveshwar, Soumitra Chatterjee has won the Bengal’s highest civilian award
India’s longest serving boss Y.C. Deveshwar and Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee to receive the Banga Samman Award. This award is the West Bengal’s highest civilian award presented by the Chief Minister of WB state Mamata Banerjee.
Brijesh Thapa and Private Ravi Kumar to receive the UN medal
Two legendary Indian peacekeepers, Rifleman Brijesh Thapa and Private Ravi Kumar stood among the 117 military, police and civilian personnel. United states will present the prestigious Dag Hammarskjold Medal.
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Today Current Affairs 22nd May 2017 – Sports News
Vaishnavi shone has won the 2 gold medal in the first Asia level yoga competition
A Coimbatore girl, Vaishnavi shone has won 2 gold medals in the first Asia level yoga competition in Thailand. She has received this award in the junior category (13 to 15 years). Nearly 150 participants from Singapore and Thailand have taken part in this event.
Pentala Harikrishna won against Russian GM Ian Nepomniachtchi
The Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna won against Russian GM Ian Nepomniachtchi. Harikrishna beats Ian Nepomniachtchi in the 8th round. Moscow has taken the honor to conduct the FIDE Grand Prix.