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May 2018 One Liners

Must know one liner: 

  1. Mahathir Mohamad was sworn in as Prime Minister of Malaysia.
  2. FB Appoints Product Exec Chris Daniels to Take Over WhatsApp.
  3. Nikol Pashinyan Becomes Prime Minister of Armenia.
  4. Google Names Nitin Bawankule Head of India Cloud Business.
  5. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Resigns.
  6. Vladimir Putin Sworn-In as Russian President for 4th Term.
  7. Honour, Awards and Ranks
  8. The Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize for literature has announced that they will not give out an award this year.
  9. FDI Confidence Index 2018 – India ranked 11th.
  10. India ranks 4th in Asia Pacific on Power Index.
  11. Prof Muhammad Yunus Conferred KISS Humanitarian Award 2018.
  12. Nisha Bhalla Conferred with 'WEF 2018' Award.
  13. Business Optimism Index: India Ranks 6th, Austria Tops.
  14. India Fastest Growing Economy at 7.4% In 2018: IMF.
  15. Forbes Most Powerful People in The World: PM Modi 9th, Xi Jinping Tops.

Persons in news: 

  1. Oscar-Winning Film Editor Anne V. Coates Passes Away.
  2. Renowned Marathi Singer Arun Date Passes Away.
  3. MOU’s, Agreement and Summits
  4. 12th Informal Meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers held in Manila.
  5. Google to Grant $3 million for e - learning, Teachers in India.
  6. India to host 15th Asia Media Summit.
  7. The 19th edition of TOONZ Animation Masters Summit 2018 was held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  8. India and Guatemala sign MoU to cooperate in diplomatic training.
  9. MoU signed between Ministry of MSME and NSIC.
  10. Gujarat-Poland Sign MoU On Organizing Independence Centenary.
  11. Venkaiah Naidu 3-Nation Visit: India, Panama Sign 2 Agreements.
  12. NSIC Inks MoU with MSME Ministry for FY 2018-19.
  13. Venkaiah Naidu 3-Nation Visit: India, Guatemala Sign Agreement in Education Sector.
  14. NITI Aayog, Google Sign SoI to Help Grow AI Ecosystem in India.
  15. India Signs USD200 Million Loan Deal with World Bank for National Nutrition Mission.
  16. CBDT Approves Amendment of India-Kuwait Tax Agreement.
  17. Customs and Postal Department Hold 1st Ever Joint Conference.
  18. India, Sri Lanka Agree On Information Exchange for Drug Control.
  19. SCO Tourism Ministers’ Conference Held in China.
  20. Beijing to Hold World Robot Conference.
  21. U.S.- India Aviation Summit Held in Mumbai.


World Events One Liners 

  1. Jaipur Foot is a world famous and most widely used artificial limb which will be exhibited at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
  2. Israel Withdraws from Race for UN Security Council Seat.
  3. USA Withdraws from Iran Nuclear Deal.
  4. NASA, Uber Team Up to Make Flying Cars a Reality.


Important Dates

  1. International No Diet Day is celebrated each year on 6th May.
  2. BRO (Border Roads Organization) celebrates 58th Raising Day.
  3. 8th May – World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. The theme of World Red Cross Day 2018 is “Memorable smiles from around the world”.
  4. International Nurses Day: 12 May. the theme “Nurses A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human right”.
  5. National Technology Day: 11 May. theme is “Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future”.


National Affairs One-Liners 

  1. Exhibition on Indian Civilization inaugurated in New Delhi.
  2. National Mission for Clean Ganga Approved.
  3. NITI Aayog and IBM Join Hands to Develop AI Based Precision Farming.
  4. Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme Organized in Haryana.
  5. GST Council approves simplified tax return filling systems.
  6. 3rd Edition of UNPCAP conducted in New Delhi.
  7. India signs $200 million loan agreement with World Bank for POSHAN Abhiyaan.
  8. Additional 100 One Stop Centres to be set up for women safety.
  9. International Children Theatre festival to be held in Kolkata.
  10. Ravi Shankar Prasad Launches Website of Digital India Internship Scheme.
  11. TRAI Releases Draft of Telecom Interconnection Regulations.
  12. India Pavilion Inaugurated at Cannes Film Festival 2018.
  13. Ravi Shankar Prasad Launches Website of Digital India Internship Scheme.
  14. 3rd Edition of UNPCAP Inaugurated in New Delhi.
  15. Indian Tea Industry Records Highest Ever Production, Export in FY18.
  16. Finished Steel Exports Increased by 16.7% In 2017-18.
  17. General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army the Staff released the book 'Across the Bench - Insight into the Indian Military Judicial System' by Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan.
  18. India Pavilion Inaugurated at Cannes Film Festival 2018.


Business, Science and Technology

  1. Gravity RAT, a malware allegedly designed by Pakistani hackers, has recently been updated further and equipped with anti-malware evasion capabilities.
  2. China's Alibaba Buys Pakistan E-Commerce Firm Daraz.
  3. Walmart Buys Flipkart in World's Largest E-Commerce Deal.
  4. Google Names Nitin Bawankule Head of India Cloud Business.
  5. SpaceX Launches Most Powerful Falcon 9 Rocket.
  6. China Launched Gaofen-5 To Monitor Air Pollution.
  7. ISRO Develops Atomic Clock for Indigenous Navigation Satellites.
  8. Google Officially Launches Things, Its IoT Platform.


Defence

  1. Vijay Prahar Exercise of Indian Army Concludes in Rajasthan.
  2. President Ram Nath Kovind, 2nd President to Visits Army Base in Siachen.
  3. Important News- States
  4. 'Go to Village' Launched by Manipur CM.
  5. First Organized Census of Indus Dolphins in Punjab.
  6. First Apex Conference for the CEOs of Smart Cities ‘in Bhopal.
  7. Telangana Government Launches Rythu Bandhu Scheme for Farmers.
  8. CM Pema Khandu Inaugurates Arunachal Pradesh’s Biggest Solar Plant.
  9. Madhya Pradesh Launches India’s 1st ICCC for Its Smart Cities.


Sports One Liners
India finished on top at the 3rd edition of South Asian Junior Athletics Championship.
3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championships: India Tops with 50 Medals.

May 2018 One Liners

Must know one-liner: 

  1. Mahathir Mohamad was sworn in as Prime Minister of Malaysia.
  2. FB Appoints Product Exec Chris Daniels to Take Over WhatsApp.
  3. Nikol Pashinyan Becomes Prime Minister of Armenia.
  4. Google Names Nitin Bawankule Head of India Cloud Business.
  5. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Resigns.
  6. Vladimir Putin Sworn-In as Russian President for 4th Term.

    Honour, Awards  and Ranks
  • The Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize for literature has announced that they will not give out an award this year.
  • FDI Confidence Index 2018 – India ranked 11th.
  • India ranks 4th in Asia Pacific on Power Index.
  • Prof Muhammad Yunus Conferred KISS Humanitarian Award 2018.
  • Nisha Bhalla Conferred with 'WEF 2018' Award.
  • Business Optimism Index: India Ranks 6th, Austria Tops.
  • India Fastest Growing Economy at 7.4% In 2018: IMF.
  • Forbes Most Powerful People in The World: PM Modi 9th, Xi Jinping Tops.

Persons in news: 

  1. Oscar-Winning Film Editor Anne V. Coates Passes Away.
  2. Renowned Marathi Singer Arun Date Passes Away.
  3. MOU’s, Agreement and Summits
  4. 12th Informal Meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers held in Manila.
  5. Google to Grant $3 million for e - learning, Teachers in India.
  6. India to host 15th Asia Media Summit.
  7. The 19th edition of TOONZ Animation Masters Summit 2018 was held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  8. India and Guatemala sign MoU to cooperate in diplomatic training.
  9. MoU signed between Ministry of MSME and NSIC.
  10. Gujarat-Poland Sign MoU On Organizing Independence Centenary.
  11. Venkaiah Naidu 3-Nation Visit: India, Panama Sign 2 Agreements.
  12. NSIC Inks MoU with MSME Ministry for FY 2018-19.
  13. Venkaiah Naidu 3-Nation Visit: India, Guatemala Sign Agreement in Education Sector.
  14. NITI Aayog, Google Sign SoI to Help Grow AI Ecosystem in India.
  15. India Signs USD200 Million Loan Deal with World Bank for National Nutrition Mission.
  16. CBDT Approves Amendment of India-Kuwait Tax Agreement.
  17. Customs and Postal Department Hold 1st Ever Joint Conference.
  18. India, Sri Lanka Agree On Information Exchange for Drug Control.
  19. SCO Tourism Ministers’ Conference Held in China.
  20. Beijing to Hold World Robot Conference.
  21. U.S.- India Aviation Summit Held in Mumbai.


World Events One Liners 

  1. Jaipur Foot is a world famous and most widely used artificial limb which will be exhibited at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
  2. Israel Withdraws from Race for UN Security Council Seat.
  3. USA Withdraws from Iran Nuclear Deal.
  4. NASA, Uber Team Up to Make Flying Cars a Reality.


Important Dates

  1. International No Diet Day is celebrated each year on 6th May.
  2. BRO (Border Roads Organization) celebrates 58th Raising Day.
  3. 8th May – World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. The theme of World Red Cross Day 2018 is “Memorable smiles from around the world”.
  4. International Nurses Day: 12 May. the theme “Nurses A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human right”.
  5. National Technology Day: 11 May. theme is “Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future”.


National Affairs One-Liners 

  1. Exhibition on Indian Civilization inaugurated in New Delhi.
  2. National Mission for Clean Ganga Approved.
  3. NITI Aayog and IBM Join Hands to Develop AI Based Precision Farming.
  4. Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme Organized in Haryana.
  5. GST Council approves simplified tax return filling systems.
  6. 3rd Edition of UNPCAP conducted in New Delhi.
  7. India signs $200 million loan agreement with World Bank for POSHAN Abhiyaan.
  8. Additional 100 One Stop Centres to be set up for women safety.
  9. International Children Theatre festival to be held in Kolkata.
  10. Ravi Shankar Prasad Launches Website of Digital India Internship Scheme.
  11. TRAI Releases Draft of Telecom Interconnection Regulations.
  12. India Pavilion Inaugurated at Cannes Film Festival 2018.
  13. Ravi Shankar Prasad Launches Website of Digital India Internship Scheme.
  14. 3rd Edition of UNPCAP Inaugurated in New Delhi.
  15. Indian Tea Industry Records Highest Ever Production, Export in FY18.
  16. Finished Steel Exports Increased by 16.7% In 2017-18.
  17. General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army the Staff released the book 'Across the Bench - Insight into the Indian Military Judicial System' by Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan.
  18. India Pavilion Inaugurated at Cannes Film Festival 2018.


Business, Science and Technology

  1. Gravity RAT, a malware allegedly designed by Pakistani hackers, has recently been updated further and equipped with anti-malware evasion capabilities.
  2. China's Alibaba Buys Pakistan E-Commerce Firm Daraz.
  3. Walmart Buys Flipkart in World's Largest E-Commerce Deal.
  4. Google Names Nitin Bawankule Head of India Cloud Business.
  5. SpaceX Launches Most Powerful Falcon 9 Rocket.
  6. China Launched Gaofen-5 To Monitor Air Pollution.
  7. ISRO Develops Atomic Clock for Indigenous Navigation Satellites.
  8. Google Officially Launches Things, Its IoT Platform.


Defence

  1. Vijay Prahar Exercise of Indian Army Concludes in Rajasthan.
  2. President Ram Nath Kovind, 2nd President to Visits Army Base in Siachen.
  3. Important News- States
  4. 'Go to Village' Launched by Manipur CM.
  5. First Organized Census of Indus Dolphins in Punjab.
  6. First Apex Conference for the CEOs of Smart Cities ‘in Bhopal.
  7. Telangana Government Launches Rythu Bandhu Scheme for Farmers.
  8. CM Pema Khandu Inaugurates Arunachal Pradesh’s Biggest Solar Plant.
  9. Madhya Pradesh Launches India’s 1st ICCC for Its Smart Cities.


Sports One Liners
India finished on top at the 3rd edition of South Asian Junior Athletics Championship.
3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championships: India Tops with 50 Medals.

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