Daily General Knowledge – 30 May 2019 – Latest GK

Daily General Knowledge – 30 May 2019 – Latest GK

Daily General Knowledge - 30 May 2019 - Latest GK

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