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Current Affairs of 20 May 2018

Keshav Kishore, Published On:20-May-2018

 Ø Important recent updates


Ø  Debjani Ghosh has become first woman President of Nasscom.

Ø  Justice Indu Malhotra became the first lawyer to join the Supreme Court as a judge directly from the bar.

Ø  Rahesh Ranjan has been appointed the Director General of CISF.

Ø  Vindo Khanna got Dadasaheb Falke award for the year 2017.

Ø  After the Reliance Industries Ltd. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. became the second Indian company to scale the $100 billion mark.

Ø  Swaziland changed its name to “Kingdom of eSwatini”.

Ø  Norway is on the top in World Press Freedom Index 2018 while India is at 138th place.

Ø  Jim Bridenstine will be next NASA chief.

Ø  Prince Harry of Britain became the Commonwealth Youth Ambassador.

Ø  Bhanu Pratap Sharma has been appointed as Chairman of Bank Board Bureau.

Ø  Rakesh Bharti Mittal is the President of CII.

Ø  Rashesh Shah is the President of FICCI.

Ø  Reserve Bank imposed a fine of Rs. 58.9 crore on ICICI bank.

Ø  Shivangi Pathak from Haryana has become the youngest women of India to climb Mount Everest.

Ø  Gina Haspel has become the first female director of CIA of the United States.

Ø  Rythu Bandhu scheme has been launched by the government of Telangana.

Ø  Delhi has become the first city in India to switch to Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) fuel with effect from April1, 2018. 

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