May 02, 2019 Current Affairs

CURRENT AFFAIRS

NATIONAL ISSUES – CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • Justice PR Ramachandran Menon was appointed as the Chief Justice of Chattisgarh High Court
  • PR Ramachandran Menon born in Kerala
  • He is Former Judge of Kerala High Court
  • Kerala High Court Chief Justice: Hrishikesh Roy
  • Justice Abhay Srinivas Oka was appointed as the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court
  • Justice Abhay Srinivas Former Judge of Bombay High Court
  • Bombay High Court Chief Justice: Ajay Ramdas Nikam
  • Formation: 1862
  • Recently, Cyber Practice has been organized in New Delhi
  • India’s biggest Stucco Sculpture has recently from a Buddhist site at Phanigrah, Suryapet in Telangana State

INTERNATIONAL ISSUES – CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • India’s top oil Supplier in 2018 – 19: Iraq
  • Iraq Capital: Baghdad
  • Currency: Iraqi Dinar
  • President: Barham Salih

BUSINESS – CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • Paypal company launched one touch with the help of Google smart lock for Seamless Transactions
  • BSNL Launches “Bharat Fibre” for high-speed broadband Internet Service with local Channel partner in Pulwama
  • BSNL: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
  • Launched by Rana Ashok Kumar Singh
  • He is the General manager of BSNL J&K
  • Monthly charge: Rs 777 – 16,999
  • Minimum Speed: 2 MBPS

DAYS – CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • World Tuna day is observed on 2nd May
  • The United Nations established world Tuna day on May 2nd
  • The Tuna day aim is to show the possible impact of drastically declining tuna stocks

AWARDS – CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • Alfred Brownell won the 2019 Goldman Environmental Prize
  • He is from Liberia
  • He is an Environmental Lawyer and Activist

SPORTS – CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the First non British President of Marylebone Cricket Club
  • Kumar Sangakkara is former Srilankan Cricket Player
  • Sri Lanka Capital: Jayawardanepura Kotte
  • Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee
  • President: Maithripala Sirisena
  • Prime Minister: Ranil Wickremesinghe
  • Recently, Apurvi Chandela has been ranked world no.1 10m Air Rifle Event
  • She is Indian Shooter From Jaipur
  • Claire Polosak, created history by becoming the first female Umpire to stand in a Men’s One Day International ( ODI )
  • She is from Australia

DEFENSE – CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • The Joint Naval Exercise “Varuna” 19.1 started between India and France which is being conducted in Goa Coast From 01st May to 10 May
  • France Capital: Paris
  • Currency: Euro
  • President: Emmanuel Macron
  • France Navy Chief: Admiral Christophe Prazuck
  • France Navy Formation: 1892
  • Chief if Indian Navy: Admiral Sunil Lamba
  • Formation: 1st April 1955
  • Anil Khosla has been appointed as the New Vice Chief of Indian Air Force
  • Indian Air Force Day: 08 October
  • Founded: 08 October 1932
  • Headquarter: New Delhi
  • Chief of the Air Staff: Bheerendra Singh Dhanoa

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