Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (22nd to 31st May 2018)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 4th Week of May 2018. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming SBI Clerk 2018 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Important Weekly Current Affairs 4th Week of May 2018

1) The International Day for Biological Diversity is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is currently held on – May 22.

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Theme “Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity”

 2) After historic circumnavigation all-women Indian Navy crew returns to – Goa.

3) Kerala may seek WHO help to battle – Nipah virus infection.

4) Yogi Adityanath lays foundation of college, stadium in – Gorakhpur.

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Uttar Pradesh Capital Lucknow
CM Yogi Adityanath
Governor Ram Naik

 5) Full Delhi Metro Magenta Line to open for public from – May 29.

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CM Aravind Kejriwal
Governor Najeeb Jung

 6) Madhya Pradesh Launches – ‘My MP Rojgar Portal’

7) RBI slaps Rs.5 cr. fine on – South Indian Bank.

8) India To Achieve 9% Growth Rate By 2022 is said by – NITI Aayog.

9) According to ICRA Report India’s Q4 GDP Growth Likely At – 7.4%.

10) 71st World Health Assembly Held In – Geneva, Switzerland.

11) Rank of India in wealthiest country in the world is – Sixth.

12) Prajnesh Gunneswaran won T.K. Ramanathan Award For – 2017-18

13) Lionel Messi wins European Golden Shoe for the – fifth time.

14) China launches relay satellite .

15) Name of Delhi Dynamos Assistant Coach is – Mridul Banerjee.

16) Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 Championship is won by – Bala Prasath.

17) Asian Hockey Women’s Champions Trophy 2018 is won by – South Korea

18) Telugu writer Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani dies.

19) China has launched relay satellite named – Queqiao.

20) May 23 is celebrated as –World Turtle Day

21) Election Commission to launch app to help – Voters share malpractice proof

22) New software which has been launched in Rajasthan for presumptive diagnosis and monitoring of seasonal and non-communicable diseases as well as the trends of ailments found in specific areas – ‘Nidaan’

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Rajasthan Capital Jaipur
CM Vasundhara Raje
Governor Kalyan Singh

23) Motorists using the Mumbai-Pune Expressway will now have to pay the toll till – 2045.

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar rao

24) Name of Karnataka Deputy CM is – Parameshwara

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Karnataka Capital Bangalore
CM Kumaraswamy
Governor Vajubhai Vala

 25) India’s first copper options contracts launched by – MCX.

26) The Union Finance Ministry has tied up with 40 entities including Flipkart, Swiggy, Patanjali and Amul for extending loans to small entrepreneurs under – The Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY).

27) Indian cab-hailing firm Ola on Tuesday said it had expanded its services in Australia to three more cities — Brisbane, Gold Coast and Canberra.

28) India has received the first consignment of 2 million barrels of crude oil from United Arab Emirates (UAE) for its strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) at – Mangaluru (on west coast), Karnataka.

29) Regional Conference on “Clean and Renewable Energy” held in – Bhopal.

30) Polish author Olga Tokarczuk has won the Man Booker International Prize for her novel – ‘Flights’.

31) Chetak corps of South Western Command of Indian Army has conducted military exercise Gandiv Vijay in Mahajan field firing ranges of – Rajasthan

32) First international football tournament is host by – Iraq.

33) Prime Minister of Netherlands Mark Rutte, who is in India on a two-day visit, launched – ‘Clean Air India Initiative’

34) Saad Hariri  is the prime Minister of – Lebanon.

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Lebanon Capital Beirut
Currency Pound
PM Saad Hariri

 35) Nepal becomes first country in south-east Asia to eliminate – Trachoma.

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Nepal Capital Kathmandu
Currency Rupees
PM Khadga Prasad Oli

 36) The Odisha government has decided to introduce a special mobile application to provide advance information on – Lightning.

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Orissa Capital Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Satya Pal Malik

 37) The state government which will soon establish mineral police stations is – Odisha.

38) The Union Cabinet approved an ordinance to set up the country’s first national sports university in  – Imphal (west), Manipur

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Manipur Capital Imphal
CM Biren Singh
Governor Chura Chand Singh

 39) The State government  introduced a new scheme to help the landless labourers is – Maharashtra.

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar Rao

 40) Approves USOF scheme for Meghalaya under – CTDP.

41) Managing director and CEO of Airtel Payments Bank is – Anubrata Biswas.

42) Ekki-HOMA to make pumps from – 2020.

43) The United Liberation Front of Assam wants to do what the Border Security Force has allegedly failed to — check illegal migrants on the – Assam-Bangladesh border.

44) India-Netherlands-Sweden to collaborate for research programme on – HIV/AIDS.

45) Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar launched ‘Samagra Shiksha scheme’ for – School Education.

46) The Union Govt appointed former Supreme Court Judge CK Prasad as Chairman of – Press Council of India (PCI).

47) The government has appointed non-executive chairpersons for three state-run banks based on the suggestions of Banks Board Bureau. They are :

  1. Charan Singh – Punjab & Sind Bank
  2. Anjali Bansal – Dena Bank
  3. Tapan Ray – Central Bank of India

48) The rank of India in Global competitive ranking is – 44th.

49)Who has honoured for Lifetime Achievement Award BRICS Business Forum Leadership – Sridevi.

50) Palestine has become the 193rd nation to join the – Chemical Weapons Convention

51) Former World Shooting Champion Tejaswini Sawant had bagged the gold in the Grand Prix in – Munich, Germany.

55) India To Be Host Country For Celebrations Of World Environment Day – 2018

56) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to intervene with an order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to freeze its own directive to publish a warning about hazardous lead content in – Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes

57) Actor Sushant Singh Rajput to promote Centre’s  – ‘Women Entrepreneurship Platform’

58) NIC sets up cloud-enabled National Data Centre in – Bhubaneswar.

59) Telangana govt announces unique life insurance scheme for – Farmers.

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Telangana Capital Hyderabad
CM Chandrashekar Rao
Governor ESL Narashiman

 60) ICICI Bank sets aside Rs 100 Crore for investing in – Startups.

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ICICI Bank Headquarters Mumbai
ICICI Bank Tagline Hum Hai Na, Khyal Apka
ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar

 61) Yes Bank empanelled as ‘Settlement Bank’ for – NSE

62) The Fifteenth Finance Commission constituted high level group to explore and give recommendations for a balanced expansion of the health sector, The high level group will be headed by-  Dr. Randeep Guleria

63) EPFO notifies its interest  for 2017-18 is – 8.55%.

64) The 5th India-CLMV (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam) Business Conclave held at – Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

65) Prof Ganeshi Lal will take over as Governor of – Orissa.

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Orissa Capital Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal

 66) Kummanam Rajasekharan appointed as Governor of – Mizoram.

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Mizoram Capital Aizawl
CM Lal Thanhawla
Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan

 67) Rank of India in Healthcare Access and Quality (HAQ) index is – 145.

68) India Biodiversity Award 2018 is won by – Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve.

69) The thirteenth edition of India-Nepal joint military exercise, Surya Kiran-XIII will be conducted at – Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand.

70) The two-month long military exercise of India Army ‘Gandiv Vijay’ concluded in Mahajan field firing ranges near – Suratgarh in Rajasthan

71) The International Day of Action for Women’s Health is an international observance celebrated on – May 28

72) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid foundation stone for first phase (2400MW) of NTPC’s coal based Patratu Super Thermal Power Project in – Jharkhand.

73) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina have inaugurated Bangladesh Bhawan at Vishwa Bharti University in Santiniketan will house museum and library in – West Bengal.

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West Bengal Capital Kolkata
CM Mamta Banerjee
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi

 74) The state which has become the first state in the Northeast and the third state in India to have solar toilets is – Manipur.

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Manipur Capital Imphal
CM Nongthombam Biren Singh
Governor Jagdish Mukhi

75) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has launched three welfare schemes to mark completion of four years of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.

  1. “Jan Manch” for redressal of public grievances.
  2. “Mukhya Mantri Swavlamban Yojana” aimed at providing assistance to the unemployed youth.
  3. “Himachal Grihini Suvidha Yojana” for offering gas cylinder security and gas stoves to those not covered under the Ujjwala Yojana.
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Himachal Pradesh Capital Shimla
CM Jairam Thakur
Governor Acharya Dev Vrat

 76) First female PM of Caribbean island of Barbados – Mia Amor Mottley.

77) The Netherlands has become the 64th signatory member of – The International Solar Alliance (ISA).

78) India has launched its second IT corridor in China.

79) ASEAN India Film Festival, organised by Ministry of External Affairs (ASEAN Multilateral Division), held in – New Delhi.

80) Ministry of Culture has organised 3 day long diversified cultural festival ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ festival which was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat Near – Tehri Lake, Uttrakhand.

81) Indigenously developed Rustom-II Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) will be delivered to armed forces by – 2020

82) 2018 IPL won by – Chennai Super Kings.

S. No Award Winner (Team)
1. Man of the Match (Final) Shane Watson (CSK)
2. Orange Cap (Most Runs) Kane Williamson (SRH)
3. Purple Cap (Most Wickets) Andrew Tye (KXIP)
4. Emerging Player Rishabh Pant (DD)
5. Stylish Player Rishabh Pant (DD)
6. Perfect Catch Trent Boult (DD)
7. Super Striker Sunil Narine (KKR)
8. Valuable Player Sunil Narine (KKR)
9. Fairplay Award Mumbai Indians

83) Japanese women’s badminton team clinches the – Uber Cup.

84) Ramdev’s Patanjali ties up with – BSNL

85) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) teamed up with state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to send – extreme weather warnings (alerts) to people.

86) The European Union is proposing a ban on single-use plastics to help protect – Marine Life

87) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched ‘Paree Pain Katha Tiye’ (A word for the little angel), a State-wide awareness campaign against – Child Sexual Abuse.

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Orissa Capital Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Ganeshi Lal

 

88) The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recognised the Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) in Kerala as The World’s First Fully Solar Energy-Powered Airport.

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Kerala Capital Tiruvananthapuram
CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Governor P.Sadasivam

 89) Tamil Nadu Environment and Forests Department Bans the Vedanta Group’s copper smelter plant in – Thoothukudi

90) The state which seeks formation of Inter-State Basin Authority is – Rajasthan

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Rajasthan Capital Jaipur
CM Vasundhara Raje
Governor Kalyan Singh

 91) RBI’s first CFO is – Sudha Balakrishnan.

92) The government has asked Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra to hold additional charge of the – Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

93) The first edition of the Global Wind Summit will be held in – Hamburg, Germany

94) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has launched advertisement campaign for the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) in – Delhi.

95) Nirmala Sitharaman led DAC clears procurements worth over – Rs 6900 crore

96) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with UN Environment to promote – Green’ Cricket in India.

97) CEAT Cricket Ratings awards.

  • CEAT International Cricketer of the Year: Virat Kohli
  • CEAT International Batsman of the Year: Shikhar Dhawan
  • CEAT International Bowler of the Year: Trent Boult
  • CEAT T20 Bowler of the Year: Rashid Khan
  • CEAT T20 Batsman of the Year: Colin Munro
  • CEAT Outstanding Innings of the Year: Harmanpreet Kaur
  • CEAT Domestic Player of The Year: Mayank Agarwal
  • CEAT U 19 Player of The Year: Shubhman Gill
  • CEAT Popular Choice Award: Chris Gayle
  • CEAT Lifetime Achievement Award: Farokh Engineer

98) Goa celebrates its Statehood Day as people’s demand for full statehood was attained on – 30th May 1987

99) Robot called RADA going to introduce in Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport from – July 5.

100) Dr Jitendra Singh announces Rs 28 crore for ‘Brahmaputra Study Centre’ at – Gauhati University

101) The Gujarat government unveiled its ‘Reuse of Treated Waste Water Policy’ which aims to – Reduce the state’s dependence on freshwater sources.

102) The Gaj Yatra campaign was flagged off by the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) Brand Ambassador Ms Dia Mirza at an event organised in – Meghalaya.

103) New  Deputy National Security Advisor is – Pankaj Saran.

104) Next NCDRC President is – R K Agrawal.

105) Alicia Pucheta to be the first woman president of – Paraguay.

106) Stadium which unveiled ahead of International debut – Dehradun International Cricket Stadium.

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