20 May 2017

Current Affairs Smart-Liners - 20th May 2017

Current Affairs Smart-Liners - 20th May 2017:
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NATIONAL:

·        ICMR to implement UN agency's standards on clinical trials

·        Chitale Committee recommends several measures for Desiltation of Ganga

·        Bhindawas bird sanctuary to be developed as tourist resort: Haryana CM

·        NGT bans open defecation, waste dumping on Yamuna floodplains

·        NITI Aayog holds the first Samavesh meeting

·        Andhra Pradesh govt to launch soon water grid project to provide safe drinking water

INTERNATIONAL

·        Start up India Summit to be held in Dubai

·        Prime Minister Releases Book Series written by MS Swaminathan

·        Climate Change: Antarctica is Turning Green

·        Italy makes childhood vaccinations compulsory

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY NEWS:

·        Japan's SoftBank Invests Rs 9,000 Crore in Paytm

·        Paytm get final nod to launch Payment Bank

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:

·        Scientists discover human antibodies to fight Ebola virus

APPOINTMENTS:

·        Paytm Payments Bank names Renu Satti as the new CEO

·        M S Boje Gowda takes over as Coffee Board Chairman

·        Air Marshal PN Pradhan Appointed as Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff

SPORTS NEWS:

·        World Cup Archery: Indian Men’s Team Wins Compound Gold

·        Indian compound archers claim men's team gold at World Cup