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Friday, May 12, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 May - 01 to 10 (Chapter-05)

Current Affairs -2017
May - 01 to 10
(Chapter-05)

101. 4th National Standards Conclave was held on 1st and 2nd May 2017 in:
New Delhi

102. Who will represent India at the 2017 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)?
Mukul Rohatgi

103. World Press Freedom Day was observed globally on which date?
3 May

104. Which Union Ministry is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from May 1 to 15, 2017?
Union Ministry of Textiles

105. What is the name of the SAARC satellite to be launched on May 5, 2017?
South Asia Satellite



106. Which union minister has launched a nationwide “Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan” to honour war warriors?
Prakash Javadekar

107. Which state announced to give an interim pension to Muslim women who have been divorced using the triple talaq provision?
Assam

108. Which fruit has been used by Scientists at IIT Roorkee to create inexpensive and more efficient solar cells?
Jamun

109. Yusra Mardini has been appointed as new Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). She hails from which country?
Syria

110. Which web portal was launched by Department of Telecom for information sharing on Mobile Towers?
Tarang Sanchar

111. Indian Railways will float global tenders to acquire EoTT system to run trains without guards. Abbreviation EoTT stands for:
End of Train Telemetry

112. Which two nations are planning to build a moon village for deep space missions, lunar mining and space tourism?
China and Europe

113. Which state has become the first Indian state to use Automated Weather Stations (AWS) for farmers?
Maharashtra

114. Which city became the first in the world to have its own Microsoft font?
Dubai (The type face “Dubai Font” supports both Arabic and Latin script and will be available in 23 languages.)

115. The National Basketball Association (NBA) -the governing body of Basketball in US inaugurated its first ever academy in India in:
Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

116. The South Asia satellite “GSAT-09” will be launched by ISRO from which launch vehicle?
GSLV Mk-II

117. The Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas was observed on which day?
2 May 2017

118. Which country has lifted a ban on its rugby union for hosting international events after it made progress in improving racial diversity in the sport?
South Africa

119. What is the fiscal deficit target of India for 2016-2017?
3.5 percent

120. Who has been appointed as first women president of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on May 1, 2017?
Shobana Kamineni

121. The National Anti-Child Labour Day is observed on which day in India?
April 30

122. Nicos Anastasiades, who was on an official visit to India in April 2017, is the president of-

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