Current Affairs May 2017

Current Affairs May 2017

  • Trump nominates Christopher Wray as new FBI director
  • US gives Philippines hundreds of anti-terror weapons
  • Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain cut ties to Qatar
  • UN expands North Korea blacklist in a first US, China sanctions deal
  • India’s second Scorpene-class submarine, INS Khanderi, which was launched earlier this year, has been made ready for surface sea trails.
  • Kannada film producer Parvathamma Rajkumar passes away
  • Kohli, Dhoni, Yuvraj, Raina in list of World top 100 athletes
  • Ministry of Earth Sciences to launch ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ by January 2018
  • ICC Rankings: Kohli only Indian in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings
  • IIT Kharagpur develops new tech to make cheaper, pollution-free biofuel
  • India Germany signed 12 agreements; Indo-German inter-governmental consultations held
  • Re. 1 denomination currency notes with Rupee symbol and the inset letter ‘L’ to hit market soon
  • Amul signs MoU with ISRO for fodder acreage estimation
  • Paris Saint-Germain lifts French Cup for record 11th time