Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (15th to 21st May 2019)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 3rdweek of May 2019. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming LIC AAO and SBI PO/Clerk 2019 exams and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
May 15 International Family Day  “Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13”
May 16 The International Day of Living Together in Peace
May 17 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day   

Bridging the standardization gap

May 17 World Hypertension Day Know Your Numbers
May 17 (third Friday in May) Endangered Species Day  

May 18 Worlds AIDS Vaccine Day or HIV Vaccine Awareness Day  

May 18 International Museum Day Museums as Cultural Hubs: The future of tradition
May 20 World Bee Day
May 20 World Metrology Day The International System of Units – Fundamentally better
May 21 National Anti-Terrorism Day

Current Affairs: National

  1. India hosted a 2-day ministerial meeting of WTO in New Delhi
  2. India to co-chair Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)

Current Affairs: International

1.Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage

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Taiwan Capital Taipei
Taiwan Currency New Taiwan dollar
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen
  1. The Saudi government has approved permanent residency for first time

Current Affairs: State

  1. Brahmakalashothsava Festival 2019 started in Karnataka
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Karnataka Capital Bangalore
Karnataka Chief Minister Kumarasamy
Karnataka Governor Vajubai Rudubai Wala
  1. NMCG, HCL Foundation and INTACH inked MoU for Rudraksh Plantation in Uttarakhand
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Uttarakhand Capital Dehradun
UttarakhandChief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat
UttarakhandGovernor Baby Rani Maurya
  1. Navy Service Selection Board inaugurated in Kolkata
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West Bengal Capital Kolkata
West BengalChief Minister Mamata Banerjee
West BengalGovernor Keshari Nath Tripathi

4. Meghalaya government approves setting up of Farmers’ Commission

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Meghalaya Capital Shillong
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma
Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy
  1. Rajasthan Governmentis set to revamp ‘Ujala Clinics’ for adolescents
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Rajasthan Capital Jaipur
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot
Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

  1. RBI directs NBFCs with asset size of Rs. 5,000 crore must have chief risk officers
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RBI Headquarters Mumbai
RBI Governor Shaktikant Das
RBI Deputy Governor BP Kanungo, N S Vishwanathan, Viral Acharya and Mahesh Kumar Jain
  1. HDFC Capital Advisors Ltd launches HeART initiative to make affordable housing more affordable
  2. Tripura Gramin Bank among top banking performers in country
  3. World Bank and CommBank launch the first blockchain-based bond

Current Affairs: Business

  1. NitiAayog pushes for Rs. 7,500-crore proposal for AI platform, research institutes
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NITI AayogCEO Amitabh Kant
NITI AayogVice Chairman Rajiv Kumar
  1. Facebook has registered a new financial technology company, Libra Networks, in Geneva, Switzerland.
  2. FSSAI relaxes certification norms for small organic food producers
  3. BSNL has partnered with Google to increase access to its WiFi footprint in the country

Current Affairs: Appointments

Former SC Justice MB Lokur Supreme Court of Fiji for three years ( non-resident panel)
Salman Khan Brand Ambassador of  BharatPe
Major General A K Dhingra First Special Operations Division Commander
Cyril Ramaphosa Re-elected as President of South Africa
R. Gandhi Additional director on Yes Bank’s board
Justice A. K. Sikri Chairperson of the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA)
NitinChugh MD and CEO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank

(from December 1)

Jeffrey Rosen United States’ next deputy attorney general
ViratKohli and Rishabh Pant Brand ambassadors of Himalaya MEN
JokoWidodo President of Indonesia

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

Ajey Nagar ( Indian YouTuber) Time magazine Next Generation Leaders’ 2019
Dr P.K. Mishra Sasakawa Award 2019 by UNDRR
Sir Andy Murray Knighthood from the Prince of Wales
Sunny Pawar Best Child Actor award at New York Indian Film Festival
Nancy Pelosi 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award
Kapil Sharma Most viewed stand-up comedians in the world by World Book of Records
Chancy Chitete (Late Malawian soldier) UN

highest peacekeeping award

  1. A 49-year-old veteran Nepali sherpa has scaled Mount Everest for the 23rd time

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

  1. Conference on Asian Civilizations Dialogue (CDAC) will be held in Beijing, China
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China Capital Beijing
China Currency Renminbi, Yuan
China President Xi Jinping
  1. India and Botswana hold Foreign Office Consultations in Delhi
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Botswana Capital Gaborone
Botswana Currency Botswana pula
  1. 11th Joint Consular Committee meet between India and Iran held in New Delhi
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Iran Capital Tehran
Iran Currency Rial
Iran President Hassan Rouhani

Current Affairs: Ranking

  1. India ranks 117 out of 181 countries in the KidsRight Index

Current Affairs: MoU

  1. Bharti Airtel and HDFC Life tied up to offer insurance for prepaid customers
  2. Paytm collaborated with Citibank to launch its ‘Paytm First Card’
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PaytmHeadquarters Renu Satti
Paytm CEO Noida, Uttar Pradesh
  1. HDFC Limited has partnered with India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (IMGC) to offer a mortgage-guaranteed home loan product
  2. Ola launches Ola Money SBI Credit Card in partnership with SBI
  3. The Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) tie-up with HCL for improving Indian squash
  4. Tech Mahindra partners with French digital content solutions firm RakutenAquadas
  5. HDFC Ergo and IBM to jointly setup data lab in India

Current Affairs: Defence

  1. Indian Armed Forces carried out Exercise Bull Strike at Teressa Island in Andaman and Nicobar
  2. DRDO successfully conducts flight test of ABHYAS drone from ITR in Odisha
  3. Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Vigraha was decommissionedat Vizag
  4. The Indian Navy has successfully test-fired a Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM),
  5. Spanish Navy ship ‘Mendez Nunez’ (Frigate)on Mumbai visit from May 18 to 23
  6. India, Singapore conduct SIMBEX-19 naval exercise in the South China Sea

Current Affairs: Science and Technolog

  1. ISRO launched ‘India Young Scientist Programme’ (Yuvika-2019)
  2. ISRO plans to conduct seven mega missions over next 10 years

Current Affairs: Mobile Application and Portal

  1. BSE has launched ‘BSE StAR MF’ mobile app for its mutual fund platform
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BSE Chairperson S. Ravi
BSE Headquarters Mumbai

Current Affairs: Sports

  1. GS Lakshmi has become the first ever woman to be appointed to the ICC International Panel of Match Referees
  2. Kohli Bags CEAT International Batsman & Cricketer of the Year Award
  3. Mumbai girl AarohiPandit is world’s 1st to cross Atlantic Ocean in Light Sports Aircraft
  4. China set to host 2023 AFC Asian Cup after South Korea withdrawal
  5. Germany’s double Olympic biathlon champion Dahlmeier retired
  6. The Second India Open International Boxing Tournament begins at Sarusajai stadium in Guwahati.

7. BFA launches two new formats of game – AirBadminton& Triples

Italian Open 2019 Winners Title

  • The 76thedition of Italian Open which is also known as “Rome Masters” or “the Internazionali BNL d’Italia”heldat ForoItalico in Rome, Italy from May 13 to 19, 2019.
  • Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic to win a ninth Italian Open title and a record 34th Masters.
CATEGORY WINNER RUNNER
Men’s Singles Rafael Nadal Novak Djokovic
Women’s Singles Karolina Pliskova  Johanna Konta
Men’s Doubles Juan Sebastian Cabal / Robert Farah Raven Klaasen / Michael Venus
Women’s Doubles Victoria Azarenka / Ashleigh Barty Anna-Lena Gronefeld / Demi Schuurs

Current Affairs: Obituaries

Person Field
Doris Day Hollywood actor-singer
Bob Hawke Former Austrlian PM
Ieoh Ming Pei Chinese-American architect
RallapalliVenkataNarasimhaRao Veteran Telugu actor
NikiLauda The former Formula One driver

 

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