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Today 30th May 2017 Current Affairs – National updates
World Health Organization (WHO) detected first three Zika virus cases
According to the WHO Report, the first three Zika affected patients has identified in India all from Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Aedes Aegypti infected mosquito spread this Zika virus. There is no vaccine or treatment for this Zika infection.
Four Agreements signed between India-Mauritius
Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Pravind Kumar Jugnauth have signed four agreements on Maritime Security. The MoU aims at the setting up of civil services college in Mauritius. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has signed this agreement. Mauritius has raised the hand to support the permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council for India.
Arun Jaitley has launched Aeronautical Test Range in Karnataka
Current Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley has inaugurated Aeronautical Test Range recently. ART in Karnataka Chitradurga district tested the country’s first unmanned aircraft. Aeronautical Development Establishment in collaboration with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) labs designed this ART.
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Latest 30th May 2017 Current Affairs Today – International
ISRO will launch Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III
Indian Space Research Organisation will launch Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk-III) Heaviest Rocket on 5th June 2017. Liquid Propulsion Systems has designed this satellite. It helps India become self-reliant for launching satellites.
- Name of the Rocket – GSLV Mk-III
- height – 43 meters
- lift-off mass – 640 tons.
Michelle Bachelet inaugurated World’s largest telescope construction in Chile
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has inaugurated the world’s largest optical and infrared telescope construction. It is located at Paranal Observatory in the Antofagasta region. It has become the world’s largest optical telescope in the middle of the Atacama desert at a 3,000 meter-high mountain.
Current Affairs Today 30th May 2017 – Business and Economic Updates
IOCL has become the India’s most profitable state-owned company
Finally, Indian Oil Corporation has become the India’s most profitable state-owned company. IOC has overtaken the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). IOCL has posted 70 percent hike in net profit to Rs. 19,106.40 crore 31st March 2017.
EPFO will invest Rs 20,000 crore in equities in 2017-18
Union Minister, Bandaru Dattatreya states that EPPO invests Rs 20,000 exchange traded funds for the 2017-2018 financial year. Employees Provident Fund Organisation has approved a hike in investment limit in return traded funds from 10% to 15 %. EPFO runs three schemes of social security:
- Employees Provident Fund Scheme, 1952,
- Pension Scheme, 1995,
- Employees Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme, 1976
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Sports News – Insight Daily Current Affairs News 30th May 2017
- South Korea win 2017 Sudirman Cup
- Arsenal has won 13th Football Association Cup
- C.A. Bhavani Devi has become first Indian to win Gold in International Fencing Tournament
- BSF Officer Raj Singh Dharmshaktu summits Mount Everest a record 6th time
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- Pune City Police has won the FICCI Smart Policing Award 2017.
- Dailong village in Manipur has become the Biodiversity Heritage Site.
- 3 Odias received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2016.