Daily General Knowledge - 30 May 2019 - Latest GK

Daily General Knowledge - 30 May 2019 - Latest GK
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Latest General Knowledge 30 May 2019

The 72nd world health assembly 2019 held in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Date – From 20th May to 28th May 2019
World Competitiveness Rankings
  • Top Five Countries
    1st – Singapore
    2nd – Hong kong SAR
    3rd – US
    4th – Switzerland
    5th – UAE
Global asian award 2018-19 > Hema diwakar
Man Booker International Award – Jokha Alarthi
International Biodiversity Day celebrated on 22nd May
James Marape elected as PM of ‘Papua new Guinea’
  • He is the 8th PM
Eastern Naval command new Flag officer Commanding-in-chief > Atul Kumar
Birender singh Dhanoa took charge of COSC (Chiefs of staff committee) as a chairman
‘Mining Observation satellite RISAT-2B’ tested by ISRO at Sriharikota, Andhra pradesh
OLA started a credit card facility in partnership with SBI card
Annie Zaidi won ‘Nine dots prize 2019’ global book prize for her essay ‘Bread, cement, cactus’
‘Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar airport’ in Madhya pradesh got International airport status
ISRO (Indian space research organization) and Indian Air Force signed agreement to train astronaut for Gaganyaan programme
RBI constituted a 6 member panel on secondary market for corporate loans
  • Panel head – T.N. Manoharan
Truecaller new MD – Sandeep patil
‘Darkness to light’ book launched by Lamar Odom (Former american professional basketball player)
International everest day observed on 29th May
World digestive health day observed on 29th May
India and Japan sign ‘Tripartite Pact’ with Sri Lanka in Colombo
  • Objective – To develop ‘East Container Terminal’
RTGS new timings – 4:30 pm to 6pm
  • Ordered by RBI
‘Bank on Wheels’ started by Indian overseas bank
  • Objective – To provide door-step banking facility
  • ‘Bank on wheels’ = a mobile van facility
NSIC (the national small industries corporation limited) signed MoU (memorandum of understanding) with Ministry of MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises)
  • Objective – to expand its reach to provide special facility to MSMEs
India and Switzerland removed from ‘Currency monitoring list’, prepared by US Treasury department
  • Removed by US Government
Fruits and Vegetables export ban on Kerala, removed by Saudi Arabia
  • The ban was imposed on June,2018 due to sudden occurrence of Nipah Virus
First ‘Indian Woman Crew’ flied ‘Mi-17 V5’ Helicopter
  • Mi-17 V5 = a medium lift helicopter
  • Crew members – Three women Airforce officers named Flight Lieutenant Parul Bhardwaj (Captain), Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal (flight engineer) and Flying officer Aman nidhi (co-pilot)
  • Flied from – South western air command

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