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May 2014 Current Affairs

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Space X unveiled Dragon V2 Capsule to take Astronauts to Low-Earth Orbit

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 98 people agreed

The private space travel firm Space X on 30 May 2014 unveiled its new manned Dragon V2 Capsule to take astronauts into Low-Earth orbit and beyond.

Indian and Singapore Navy conducted SIMBEX 2014

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 272 people agreed

Indian Navy and Singapore Navy conducted annual bilateral naval exercises, SIMBEX 2014 in Andaman Sea from 22 May to 28 May 2014

India signed a credit agreement of 24 million US $ with World Bank for URWSSP

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 118 people agreed

Union Government signed credit agreement of a 24 million US dollar with World Bank for additional financing for URWSSP.

India signed credit agreement of 165 million $ with World Bank for MRWSSP

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 69 people agreed

Union Government signed a credit agreement of 165 million US dollar with World Bank for MRWSSP.

India signed credit agreement of 121.20 million $ with World Bank for UDWDP

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Union Government signed a credit agreement of 121.20 million US dollar with World Bank for UDWDP.

CSO released Provisional and Quarterly Estimate of National Income for 2013-14

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 295 people agreed

Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) on 30 May 2014 released the Provisional and Quarterly Estimate of National Income for the financial year 2013-14.

BG Srinivas, President and Member of the Board of Infosys resigned

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 79 people agreed

President and board member of Infosys, BG Srinivas resigned. The resignation will be effective from 10 June 2014.

US deployed two Global Hawk drones on Misawa airbase in Northern Japan

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

The US Air Force on 30 May 2014 deployed two Global Hawks on Misawa airbase in Northern Japan.

8 Indian Soldiers posthumously awarded with prestigious Dag Hammarskjold Medal of UN

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 105 people agreed

UN secretary General Ban Ki-moon honoured eight Indian soldiers, who lost their lives in peacekeeping operations in 2013.

Ajit Doval appointed as new National Security Adviser

May 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 118 people agreed

Ajit Doval has been appointed as the National Security Adviser on 30 May 2014. Doval who retired as chief of IB will take the office from 31 May 2014.

Vice President presented Malti Gyan Peeth Puraskar-2014

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 192 people agreed

The Vice President of India Hamid Ansari on 29 May 2014 presented the Malti Devi Gyan Peeth Puraskar-2014.

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed across the world

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

The international Day of United Nations Peacekeepers was observed on 29 May 2014.

RIL announced to buy78 percent in Network18 for 4000 crore rupees

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) announced on 29 May 2014 to buy 78 percent stake in Network18 Media and Investments for 4000 crore rupees.

Two Indian-Americans Sriram and Ansun jointly won the Scripps National Spelling Bee

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Two Indian-Americans Sriram J Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe on 29 May 2014 jointly won the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan signed Eurasian Economic Union Treaty in Astana

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan signed a treaty to form the Eurasian Economic Union in Kazakh capital of Astana.

Ecuador court sentenced former President to jail for embezzlement

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

A court in Ecuador sentenced former President Jamil Mahuad in absentia for 12 years in jail for embezzlement.

Exhibition on 100 years of World War I started in Berlin

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

An exhibition opened in Berlin to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War One

Vishwanath Tripathi received Vyas Samman 2013

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 126 people agreed

Vishwanath Tripathi, eminent Hindi writer awarded the prestigious Vyas Samman 2013.

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany won Monaco Grand Prix of Formula One

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany on 25 May 2014 won Monaco Grand Prix of Formula One.

Goa Day was observed on 30 May 2014

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Goa observes 30 May as Goa Day. Goa became 25th State of the Indian Union on 30 May 1987 and this is 27th Statehood Day.

Google gave Europeans right to be forgotten

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

For Europeans, Google has launched a new service named right to be forgotten in which they can request the web pages to removal of links about them.

Indologist and Sanskrit Scholar Sukumari Bhattacharji died

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Indologist and Sanskrit scholar Sukumari Bhattacharji who had equal grasp over English and Sanskrit language died on 24 May 2014.

India signed loan agreement with World Bank for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan III

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 243 people agreed

Union Government and the World Bank signed a loan agreement for World Bank (IDA) assistance of 1006.20 million US dollar for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan III.

Azlan Shah-The Father of Malaysian hockey died at 86

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 62 people agreed

Azlan Shah best known as The Father of Malaysian hockey passed died

Maya Angelou, the American author and poet died

May 30, 2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

American poet and author, Maya Angelou died in North Carolina.She became famous with her book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings in 1969.

9th Sikkim State Legislative Assembly constituted

May 29, 2014
Important for Exam: 77 people agreed

9th State Legislative Assembly of Sikkim was constituted on 28 May 2014.

Governor of Andhra Pradesh got additional charge of Governor of Telangana

May 29, 2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

ESL Narasimhan has been given additional charge as Governor of Telangana in addition to his own duties until a permanent arrangement is made.

Hiroshi Naka appointed as Vice President and Auditor General of World Bank

May 29, 2014
Important for Exam: 162 people agreed

Hiroshi Naka, Japanese national appointed as the Vice President of World Bank

US President announced to keep US troops in Afghanistan till 2016

May 29, 2014
Important for Exam: 48 people agreed

US will keep 9800 troops in Afghanistan till end of 2016.

CCI approved Tesco’s plan to purchase 50% stake in Trent Hypermarket

May 29, 2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on 28 May 2014 approved Tesco’s plan to purchase 50% stake in Tata Group firm Trent Hypermarket

Supersonic Akash air defence missiles successfully intercepted targets

May 29, 2014
Important for Exam: 70 people agreed

Akash air defence missiles were successfully test-fired in Balasore, Odisha.

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