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.