Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (22nd to 31st May 2019)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 4th week of May 2019. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming SBI PO/Clerk, LIC AAOand other competitive exams can make use of it.

Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
May 21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health
May 23 The World Turtle Day Adopt, Don’t Shop
May 24 International Commonwealth Day A Connected Commonwealth
May 25 World Thyroid Day
May 29 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace.
May 30 Goa statehood day
May 31 World No Tobacco Day “tobacco and lung health”

Current Affairs: National

  1. NSA AjitDoval addresses 17th Investiture Ceremony of BSF in New Delhi
  2. The US Treasury Department has removed India from its currency monitoring list
  3. Song ‘HawaAane De’ launched to spread awareness about Air pollution

Current Affairs: International

  1. Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline meeting to be held in Turkmenistan
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Turkmenistan Capital Ashgabat
Turkmenistan Currency Turkmenistan manat
Turkmenistan President GurbangulyBerdimuhamedow
  1. SushmaSwaraj to attend SCO Foreign Ministers meet in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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Kyrgyzstan Capital Bishkek
Kyrgyzstan Currency Kyrgyzstani som
Kyrgyzstan President SooronbayJeenbekov
  1. The UAE has launched a permanent residency scheme for expatriates dubbed the ‘Golden Card
  2. Algeria and Argentina have been officially recognized by WHO as malaria-free
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World Health OrganizationHeadquarters Geneva, Switzerland
World Health OrganizationDirector General TedrosAdhanom
  1. Trump becomes first world leader to meet Japan’s new emperor Naruhito
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JapanCapital Tokyo
JapanCurrency Japanese yen
JapanPrime Minister Shinzo Abe
  1. Sri Lanka, Japan and India signed an agreement to jointly develop the East Container Terminal at the Colombo Port
  2. Nepal is celebrating its 12th Republic Day on May29,2019
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Nepal Capital Kathmandu
Nepal Currency Nepalese rupee
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari
  1. India has been elected to the Executive Board of the first UN-Habitat Assembly

Current Affairs: State

  1. Mumbai topped the 15-city list of the most vulnerable cities to cyberattacks in 2019
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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
Maharashtra Chief Minister DevendraFadnavis
Maharashtra Governor ChinamaniVidyasagarRao
  1. Tree Ambulance service launched in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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Tamil Nadu Capital Chennai
Tamil NaduChief Minister E. Palanisamy
Tamil NaduGovernor BanwarilalPurohit
  1. Orchha town in Madhya Pradesh makes it to tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites
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Madhya Pradesh Capital Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath
Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandibenpatel
  1. Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma Launches ‘Aroma Mission’
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Meghalaya Capital Shillong
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma
Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy

5.      Telangana to have India’s first blockchain district

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TelanganaCapital Hyderabad
TelanganaChief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao
TelanganaGovernor ESL Narashiman
  1. Jammu and Kashmir Government Unveils Healthcare Investment Policy-2019
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Jammu & Kashmir Capital Jammu & Srinagar
Jammu & KashmirChief Minister Vacant
Jammu & KashmirGovernor Satya Pal Malik

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

  1. India’s economy to grow 7.5% by 2020- OECD
  2. According to United Nation’s World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2019 report, India’s economy is projected to grow at 7.1 per cent in the fiscal year 2020
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UN Secretary-General New York, USA
UN Headquarters Antonio Guterres
  1. Sebi gives nod to mutual funds to invest in exchange traded commodity derivatives with investment limits
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SEBI Headquarters Mumbai
SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi
  1. Karnataka Bank launched a new savings bank product called “KBL SB Salary” for salaried class
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Karnataka Bank Headquarters Mangalore
Karnataka Bank CEO Mahabaleshwara M S
Karnataka Bank Tagline Your Family Bank, Across India
  1. Bank credit to infrastructure sector grew by 18.5 per cent to 10.55 lakh crore as of 2018-19
  2. RBI tweaks norms on voluntary retention route investment by FPIs

9. RBI releases draft norms on liquidity risk management for NBFCs

  1. RBI has decided to conduct purchase of Government securities under OMO for Rs. 150 billion
  2. RBI has extended timings for RTGS from 4:30 pm to 6 pm
  3. RBI sets up panel under the chairmanship of T N Manoharan to develop secondary market for corporate loans
  4. RBI sets up committee for development of housing finance securitisation market
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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. Asian Development Bank to provide USD 750 million loan to India for railway track electrification project
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Asian Development BankHeadquarters Mandaluyong, Philippines
Asian Development BankPresident TakehikoNakao
  1. SEBI and IRDAI to set up regulatory sandbox for fintech innovations
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IRDAIHeadquarters Hyderabad
IRDAIChairperson Subhash Chandra Khuntia
  1. Corporation Bank has launched ‘Corp SME Suvidha’ for MSME
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Corporation Bank Headquarters Mangalore
Corporation Bank Tagline A Premier Public Sector Bank, Prosperity for all
Corporation Bank CEO P.V. Bharathi

 

  1. India Ratings and Research lowers FY 19 GDP estimate to 6.9 pc with Q4 forecast at 6.3 pc
  2. Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has launched ‘Bank on Wheels’ facility

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Indian Overseas Bank Headquarters Chennai
Indian Overseas Bank CEO R Subramaniya Kumar
Indian Overseas Bank Tagline Good people to grow with
  1. Chola Investment gets $222 mn from International Finance Corporation
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Cholamandalam Investment and Finance CompanyHeadquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Cholamandalam Investment and Finance CompanyExecutive Director ArunAlagappan
  1. KVB has entered into a pact with Centrum Wealth Management to offer wealth management services to its clients
  2. FICCI survey forecasts India’s GDP growth at 7.1% for FY20
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Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry Headquarters New Delhi

Current Affairs: Business

  1. HDFC group overtakes Tata group as India’s most valuable
  2. Infosys completes acquisition of 75% stake in ABN AMRO Bank subsidiary Stater
  3. Uberhas launched a Submarine Service in the Great Barrier Reef
  4. Facebook planning to launch its own cryptocurrency ‘GlobalCoin’ by 2020

Current Affairs: Ranking

  1. Reliance Industries overtakes Indian Oil to become largest company by revenue
  2. India Ranks 43rd in IMD World Competitiveness Ranking

Current Affairs: Appointments

Jagan Mohan Reddy CM of Andhra Pradesh
Naveen Patnaik CM of Odisha
Akshay Kumar Brand ambassador of  TAFE
Lieutenant General ShaileshTinaikar commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
HimantaBiswaSarma vice-president of Badminton Asia Council
Prem Singh Golay Chief Minister of Sikkim
Justice DN Patel Chief Justice of Delhi High Court
Naveen Patnaik Odisha CM for 5th term
Peter Mutharika President of  Malawi
Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa  

Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC)

Suresh Kumar Chief technology officer of Walmart
Scott Morrison Australia’s prime minister
Karambir Singh New Navy Chief
NarendraModi Prime Minister of India
James Marape Papua New Guinea prime minister
Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command
BJD’s ChandraniMurmu Youngest ever LokSabha MP

Current Affairs: Resignation

Theresa May Prime Minister of U.K.
Peter O’Neill Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

Shyam Saran Japan’s ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ award
JokhaAlharthi (Oman) Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies”
Hi-Tech Pipes SAIL’s ‘Top Performer Award’
Bharti AXA Life Insurance FICCI Claims Excellence Award
HemaDivakar Global Asian of the Year 2018-19′
NaliniMalani first Indian to win $78K Joan Miro Prize
AcharyaBalkrishna ‘UNSDG 10 Most Influential People in Healthcare Award’
Guy Gunaratne £30,000 Dylan Thomas prize for In Our Mad and Furious City
BalramBhargava (ICMR head) Dr Lee Jong-wook Prize for Public Health
Indian writer Annie Zaidi   $100,000 Nine Dots Prize 2019
Professor N. Kumar ‘Lifetime Recognition Award’ by the Confederation of Horticulture Association of India

 

  1. Indian’s charity in UAE enters Guinness World Records for holding longest iftar
  2. IndraNooyi receives honorary degree from Yale University for achievements in business
  3. Pune scientist AnkurPatwardhan wins German chemistry prize
  4. BhawanaKanth becomes 1st fighter pilot to qualify to go on combat missions
  5. Statue of Unity enters 2019 World Architecture News Awards

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

  1. Taiwan Expo 2019 began in New Delhi
  2. Fifth Smart Cities India Expo inaugurated in New Delhi
  3. 2019 Urban 20 Mayors Summit Held in Tokyo

Current Affairs: Science and Technology

  1. ISRO has successfully launched its earth observation satellite RISAT-2B from Sriharikota
  2. Isro’s new commercial arm NewSpace India officially inaugurated in Bengaluru
  3. ISRO chairman flags off shipment of India’s largest liquid hydrogen storage tankin Andhra pradesh

Current Affairs: MOU

  1. Ola has launched Ola Money SBI Credit Card in partnership with SBI Card
  2. SBI ties up with FMCG arm of the Art of Living
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State Bank of India Headquarters Mumbai
State Bank of India Tagline The Banker to every Indian
State Bank of India Chairperson Rajnish Kumar
  1. Tech Mahindra signs Rs. 300 crore defence contract with Indian Navy
  2. National Small Industries Corporation Limited, NSIC signed an MoU with Ministry of MSMEfor the year 2019-20
  3. IAF signs MoU with ISRO for crew selection, training for Gaganyaan Programme

Current Affairs: Defence

  1. 8th Indo-Myanmar Coordinated Patrol (IMCOR) will be held from May 20-28 in Port Blair
  2. Indian Air Force successfully fired the BrahMos air version missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft
  3. Australia, Japan, South Korea and US kick off inaugural Pacific Vanguard naval exercise began near Guam
  4. DRDO successfully test fired guided bomb from Sukhoi combat jet
  5. Pakistan successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile Shaheen-II
  6. DRDO successfully test fired Akash-1S surface to air defence missile system
  7. Indo-French bilateral naval exercise ‘Varuna-19’ concludes in Djibouti
  8. Army Conducts Children Summer Adventure Camp 2019 at Manali

Current Affairs: Book

Authors Books
Ruskin Bond Coming Round the Mountain
  1. Hindi version of Digital Dilemma launched by Oscar academy President John Bailey

Current Affairs: Sports

  1. Helo becomes team sponsor of Indian Wheelchair Cricket
  2. Brooks Koepka is back atop the Official World Golf Ranking
  3. Sethu FC crowned as Indian Women’s League champions
  4. India bags 57 medals at India Open International tournament in Guwahati
  5. ApurviChandela Wins Gold in 10m Air Rifle at ISSF Munich World Cup
  6. Mahesh Mangaonkar wins Sekisui Open title
  7. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won his Monaco Grand Prix title
  8. China beat Japan to win 2019 Sudirman Cup
  9. RahiSarnobat, SaurabhChaudhary Bag Gold Medals in ISSF world cup
  10. The ICC has launched the criiio campaign on the eve of the men’s World Cup

11.Chelsea beat Arsenal in the Europa League final

Current Affairs: Obituaries

Person Field
VijayaMulay Renowned Filmmaker & Film Historian
Sammy Shore Actor and Standup comedian
Sultan Ahmad Shah Former Malaysian King
PremTinsulanonda Thailand’s ex-prime minister
Murray Gell-Man Nobel Prize-winning Physicist
VeeruDevgan Veteran Filmmaker and Action Choreographer
Kalpana Dash Odisha’s first woman mountaineer
Carmine Caridi American Actor
Binny India’s Only Orangutan

 

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