Daily Current Affairs 30th May 2019

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Daily Current Affairs 30th May 2019

IMPORTNT DAYS – Daily Current Affairs

29th May Observed as International Day of UN Peacekeepers

  • International Day of UN Peacekeepers is being observed every year on 29th of May.
  • Objective: To pay tribute to all the Men and Women Peacekeepers who deployed around the world and to honor the scarifies of those who lost their lives in the cause of Peace.
  • Theme: ‘Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace’
  • The first UN Peacekeeping mission was established in 1948.

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  • United Nations- It is an International Organization. Its Objective of UN is to not only maintain International Peace and Security but also to develop Friendly relations among nations.
  • Founded – 24th October, 1945
  • Headquarter- New York,United States
  • Secretary General- Antonio Guterres (9th SG OF UN) à He is from PORTUGAL
  • Portugal (Capital/Currency)- Lisbon/ Euro
  • United States (Capital/Currency) – Washington, D.C/ US Dollar

States News – Daily Current Affairs 30th May 2019

Goa Celebrated its Statehood Day Today

  • On 30th May, Goa celebrated its 32nd Statehood day.
  • On 30th May 1987, Goa became the 25th State of Indian Union.
  • Before being a State, Goa along with Daman and Diu, was a Union Territory.

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  • Goa- Capital City (Panaji), CM (Pramod Sawant 13th ), Governor ( Mridula Sinha)
  • Official Language- Konkani
  • Bird Sanctuaries- Salim Ali BS
  • National Parks- Bhagwan Mahavir (Mollem) NP

INTERNATIONAL NEWS – Daily Current Affairs

Nepal celebrated its 12th Republic Day on 29th of May

  • On 29th of May, Nepal celebrated its 12th Republic Day.
  • The main function was held in Army Pavilion in Kathmandu.
  • The program was attended by the country’s President, PM and other Cabinet Ministers.

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  • Nepal(Capital/Currency)- Kathmandu/ Nepalese Rupee
  • PM- K.P Sharma Oli
  • President- Bidya Devi Bhandari

James Marape, the new Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

  • James Marape has been elected as 8th PM of Papua New Guinea & he belongs to Pangu Party.
  • He was a former Finance Minister.
  • He succeeded Peter O’Neill.

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  • Papua New Guinea(Capital/Currency)- Port Moresby/Kina

RANKING – Daily Current Affairs

IMD World Competitiveness Ranking – 2019, India Ranked 43rd

  • In 2019 IMD ( Institute of Management Development) World competitiveness Ranking, India ranked 43rd most competitive country in the world.
  • Last year rank of India was 44th.
  • This index is topped by Singapore, Hong Kong ranked 2nd and USA ranked 3rd
  • Venezuela ranked last due to its inflation and weak economy.
  • This ranking is published by IMD Business School every year.
  • It was first published in 1989.


Truecaller appointed Sundeep Patil as its Managing Director

  • Truecaller appointed Sandeep Patil as the managing director of its India operations. He will also be a part of the company’s Global Management Team.
  • He was former Executive of Flipkart.

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  • Truecaller- Founded (2009), Headquarter( Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Founders- Alan Mamedi

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS – Daily Current Affairs 30th May 2019

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi won Global Book Prize.

  • Indian writer Annie Zidi won the USD 100,000 Nine Dots, a Prestigious Book Prize.
  • Mumbai-based Zaidi, a freelance writer whose work includes reportage, essays, short stories, poetry and plays, won for her entry ‘Bread, Cement, Cactus’.

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa receives Baton of Chairman COSC chief

  • The Chief of the Air Staff (COAS) Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa received the baton of Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) from Admiral Sunil Lanba.

‘International Status’ to Devi Ahilya Bhai Holkar Airport, Indore

  • Indore’s Devi Ahilya Bhai Holkar Airport has been declared as International Airport under sub rule(b) of rule 3 of the  Passport (Entry into India) Rules, 1950.
  • This airport is named after Maharani Ahilya Bhai Holkar who was the Holkar Queen of Maratha Malwa Kingdom, India.
  • This airport is situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

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  • Madhya Pradesh- Capital City(Bhopal) CM(Kamal Nath) Governor(Anandiben Patel)
  • Official Language- Hindi
  • National Parks- Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Madhav, Mandla Fossils, Van Vihar, Panna, Pench, Sanjay, Satpura

AGREEMENTS – Daily Current Affairs

IAF signs MOU with ISRO for crew selection and training of astronaut’s for Gaganyaan Programme

  • Indian Air Force and ISRO signs MOU with ISRO for crew selection and training of astronaut’s for Gaganyaan Programme.
  • Gaganyaan Mission is scheduled for 2022.
  • MOU is signed between Air vice Marshal RGK Kapoor, Assistant Chief of Ai Staff Operations and R Hutton, Project Director of Gaganyaan.
  • Gaganyaan Project was announced by PM Narendra Modi on 15th August, 2018.
  • Under this mission a three member team will spend at least seven days in Space.
  • Government approved the amount of Rs 10,000 crore in the last Budget.

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ISRO ( Indian Space Research Organization)- Established (15th August,969) Headquarter(Bangalore), Director (K Sivan).

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