19 May 2017

Current Affairs Smart-Liners - 19th May 2017

Current Affairs Smart-Liners - 19th May 2017:
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NATIONAL:
·        Govt to provide every citizen affordable electricity by 2022: Piyush Goyal
·        52nd Annual Meetings of AfDB to be held in Gujarat
·        Anant Geete inaugurates Test Track Facility developed by Global Automotive Research Centre
·        Harsh Vardhan given charge of Environment Ministry
·        Joint HADR Exercise commences at Naval Station Karwar
·        GST Council to decide rate of Service tax today
·        Assam: Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana proves to be successful scheme
·        President Pranab Mukherjee receives first copy of book ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’
·        Simbex-17, bilateral naval exercise between India and Republic of Singapore, begins
·        Scientists at IIT Delhi Develops Cheapest Respiratory Filter
INTERNATIONAL
·        Japanese Cabinet approved bill to allow Japan’s first abdication of emperor in 200 years
·        China, ASEAN agree on framework for South China Sea code of conduct
·        Ferry service opens between North Korea and Russia
BANKING NEWS
·        Reserve Bank of India urges banks to appoint CFOs and CTOs
AWARDS AND HONOURS :
·        Indian-American student Pranay Varada wins 2017 National Geographic Bee Competition
SPORTS NEWS:
·        Manav & Preyesh finish with silver medals
·        R R Laxman wins All India Open Rapid FIDE Rating Chess Meet
OBITUARY:
·        Former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes dies at 77