Saturday, June 3, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 May - 21 to 31 (Chapter-02)

Current Affairs -2017
May - 21 to 31

26. Which Indian monument has made it to the world’s top ten landmarks list?
Taj Mahal

27. What was the theme for the 2017 ‘International Day of UN Peacekeepers’, observed on May 29, 2017?
Investing in Peace Around the World

28. Which Indian fencer has won gold in the sabre event of the Tournoi Satellite Fencing Championship (TSFC)?
Bhavani Devi

29. Name the Prime Minister of Nepal who resigned recently?
Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda

30. Which State Govt. has announced pension scheme for journalists?

31. Which Indian student has been selected to represent India as young journalist at the global Football for Friendship (F4F) social programme?
Ananya Kamboj

32. Which state government made speed governors mandatory for all taxis and cabs operating in the state?

33. Which city’s police department has received the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FICCI) Smart Police Award for the year 2017?

34. Who is representing India at the 2017 Little Miss Universe competition?
Padmalaya Nanda

35. The two-day ‘Start up India Summit’ was convened in which country?
United Arab Emirates

36. Scientists have discovered a remarkable new species of glass frog whose beating heart can be seen right through its chest. This new creature has been found in which country?

37.Which country has the most complex tax jurisdiction in Asia-Pacific, as per 2017 Asia Pacific Tax Complexity Survey conducted by Deloitte?

38. Which state signed an MoU with IIT Kharagpur to devise Happiness Index?
Madhya Pradesh

39.‘International Day of Action for Women’s Health’ is observed on which date every year?
28th May

40. Who has been bestowed with the 2016 Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar?
Satyabrata Rout

41. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off India’s first high-speed and feature rich train ‘Tejas Express’ that will run between which places?
Mumbai and Goa

42.‘India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference’ was held on 25th and 26th May 2017 in:
Suva, Fiji

43. India’s first multi-modal electric vehicle project has launched in which city?

44. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 52nd Annual Meeting of African Development Bank (AfDB). The meeting is being held in this city of India.

45. On May 26, 2017, PM Modi laid the foundation stone for an Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) in which district of Assam?
Dhemaji district

46. Which country is hosting the 2017 G7 summit?

47. Which Indian won the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) award in the Environmental Engineering category?
Prashant Ranganathan

48. Which State Govt. has launched e-plant clinics for reaching out to the farmers and take the technological innovations and research to the field?
Jammu & Kashmir

49. Which state tourism has won the ‘Best Destination for Romance’ at the Lonely Planet Magazine Indian Travel Awards 2017?

50. On May 24, 2017, Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Spain in the field of:

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