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Current Affairs Latest-18th May Current affairs

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

 

  • 1958 World's first communication satellite launched
  • 1892 The Nutcracker makes it debut in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1966 Saturn's Moon, Epimetheus, discovered

 

NATIONAL NEWS

 

  • Two separate trials of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos conducted, one each from land and air platforms near Balasore in Odisha
  • CBI officer B. P. Raju wins ‘India Cyber Cop of the Year 2019’ award given by NASSCOM-DSCI
  • Home Minister Amit Shah presides over the foundation stone laying ceremony of Bharat Vandana Park in New Delhi

 

ECONOMY NEWS

 

  • TRAI extends six paise per minute IUC (interconnection usage charges) to other networks till Dec 31, 2020
  • Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launches National Broadband Mission; broadband access to be provided to all villages by 2022
  • MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari launches sale of ‘Khadi Rumal’ (napkin),made by militancy-affected families of Kashmir
  • Complaints to banking ombudsman rise by 19.75% to over 1.96 lakh during 2018-19: RBI
  • Smartphone maker realme launches its financial services platform ‘realme Paysa’

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 

  • India ranks 112th (108th in previous ranking) among 153 countries WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report 2020; Iceland remains world’s most gender-neutral country
  • 49 journalists murdered worldwide in 2019, lowest toll in 16 years: Reporters Without Borders
  • China launches its second aircraft carrier ‘Shandong’ in South China Sea
  • Pakistan’s former dictator General Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death in absentia in the high treason case for subverting the Constitution in 2007
  • Bangladesh releases list of collaborators (known as Razakars) who helped Pakistan during the Liberation War of 1971
  • Collins Dictionary names ‘climate strike’ as its word of the year, defining it as “a form of protest in which people absent

 

SPORTS NEWS

 

  • Australia’s Ellyse Perry wins Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year
  • England cricketer Ben Stokes named BBC Sports Personality of the Year

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