Current Affairs

Important Current Affairs 14th May 2018

Important Current Affairs 14th May 2018

Current Affairs 14th May 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Human and Disaster Relief Seminars: Western Air Command Headquarters

●  On 14th May 2018, the headquarters of the Western Air Command located in Subroto Park, Delhi, organized a seminar on humanitarian and disaster relief.

●  This seminar was organized to focus on effective measures to deal with the situation of human and disaster relief in the northern region of India.

●  Besides the Indian Air Force in the seminar, the Secretary-level delegation from Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir is participating.

J.P. Nadda chaired the MOU signing ceremony with states to implement PMRSSM

● Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri J.P. Nadda presided over the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the four states-Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Union Territory of Chandigarh to implement the Ayushman Indo-Prime Minister National Health Security Mission in the northern state regional workshop located in Shimla today.

Approval of central assistance of Rs 1,161.17 crore for Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Rajasthan and Union Territory Lakshadweep

●  In the meeting of the High Level Committee, under the chairmanship of the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, approved central assistance of Rs 1,161.17 crore for Assam Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Rajasthan and Union Territory of Lakshadweep.

Sexual harassment prevention committees should be constituted in all the courts of the country: Supreme Court

●  The Supreme Court has directed all courts in the country to constitute sexual harassment prevention committees within two months.

●  The Supreme Court has said that the High Court should ensure setting up of sexual harassment prevention committees in the courts and subordinate courts within the stipulated period.

Telecom Department approves merger of Telenor India and Bharti Airtel

●  On 14th May 2018, the Department of Telecommunications approved the merger of Telenor India and Bharti Airtel.

●  This is a big and important merger in the Indian telecom industry.

●  The Department of Telecom wanted that these companies should deposit approximately Rs. 1700 crores as security deposit.

Cabinet shuffle

●  The present government has made major changes in the Cabinet Ministers Department on May 4, 2018.

●   Among these ministers are prominent names like Smriti Irani, Piyush Goyal, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.

●   Smriti Irani has been released from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

●   Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has been given additional charge of the Finance Ministry.

●  Rajyavardhan Rathore has been given the responsibility of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Women can complain of domestic violence even after divorce: Supreme Court

●  The Supreme Court recently said that even after breaking the marital relationship and divorce, a woman can register a complaint under the domestic violence law against the excesses being made by her ex-husband.

●  The Supreme Court refused to intervene in this order by an order of the Rajasthan High Court, commenting on this.

Rape And acid attack victims will get compensation: Supreme Court

●  The Supreme Court has approved the plan to compensate rap and acid attack victims.

●  The National Legal Services Authority has fixed the amount of compensation to provide financial assistance to women suffering from heinous incidents like sexual harassment and acid attack.

●  After consultation with the Central Government, the Authority has prepared a plan to provide minimum compensation of 5 to 7 lakh rupees.

Current Affairs 14th May 2018: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

China launches first indigenous aircraft carrier 'Type 001A' test

●  China has lifted its first indigenous aircraft carrier 'Type 001A' from Dalian Port in the sea for testing on May 13, 2018.

●  It is considered to be a big step for China to strengthen the army and build on the disputed maritime terrain.

●  This battleship will have to undergo various tests and tests for about six months, after which it will be included in the navy.

Current Affairs 14th May 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATION

Vice President signed five agreements

●  Vice President said that during the visit, five MoUs and MoUs were signed during the visit.

●  These are the training of diplomats and teachers of English in Guatemala; Apart from exemption of visa for diplomatic, official and embassy-related passport holders of India and Panama, work plan for cooperation in agricultural research and cooperation with Peru were in cooperation in the field of innovative and innovative energy.

Current Affairs 14th May 2018: DEFENSE

Indian Army Approves Weapon Production Project of Rs. 15,000 Crore

●  A project of Rs.15, 000 crores has been approved for the production of ammunition of arms and tanks at the domestic level by the Indian Army.

●  Now the production of ammunition will be made in India and it can be made available according to the army's requirement.

Current Affairs 14th May 2018: Economy

Punjab National Bank to list PNB MetLife for fundraising

●  Punjab National Bank has started working on the plan to get the PNB MetLife Insurance Company to be listed on the stock exchanges.

●  The move to sell the stake to the badly affected PNB company in this scam may help to raise the capital.

Indians in the forefront of sending money from abroad

●  India is the world's leading nation in terms of receiving money from abroad.

●  Migrant workers in the country sent 69 billion US dollars in foreign countries to India in 2017

●  According to the report, $ 256 billion was sent from abroad in the Asia Pacific region.

RBI bans Dena Bank from issuing loans and giving jobs

●  Reserve Bank of India has directed the public sector Due Bank to stop providing new loans and new jobs to the debt wraps.

●  This decision was taken by the RBI under 'Quick Corrective Action'.

Current Affairs 14th May 2018: OBITUARIES

Famous Hindi Literary Balkavi Bairagi dies

●  One of the senior and popular literary figures of India, Balkavi Bairagi passed away on May 13, 2018 in Madhya Pradesh.

●  He was 87 years old.

●  They were quite popular on Hindi poetry forums.

●  He breathed his last in his native place in Manasa, Madhya Pradesh.

Current Affairs 14th May 2018: SPORTS

Roberto Mancini will be Italian's new coach

●  Roberto Mancini has agreed to be the head coach of Italy's football team and he will sign an agreement with the Italian Football Federation on Tuesday.

●  Manchester City's 53-year-old Manchini resigned as coach of Zenit St. Petersburg on Sunday.

●  He said that he is now free to talk with Italy.

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