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12 May 2018 Current Affairs

12 May 2018 Current Affairs

Indian and Malaysian Armies conclude Exercise Harimau Shakti 2018

Indian and Malaysian Armies concluded the Exercise Harimau Shakti 2018 at the tropical rainforests of Hulu Langat, Malaysia. The grand finale of the Exercise was a tactical operation on conduct of attack on the enemy camp.


Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal quits after Walmart deal

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal announced his exit from the company, hours after the news of American retailer Walmart acquiring Flipkart broke in the nation.


Venkaiah Naidu 3-Nation Visit: India & Peru Signs Agreement

India and Peru signed an agreement in the field of Renewable Energy at Lima. The pact was signed in the presence of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and the Prime Minister Cesar Villanueva Arevalo. This is the final leg of the 3-Nation visit to Guatemala, Panama and Peru of Indian Vice- President.


Bharat Biotech receives National Technology Award for Rotavac

Leading vaccine maker Bharat Biotech received the National Technology Award for 2018 from the Central government’s Technology Development Board for its Rotavac vaccine.


Rafael Nadal sets record of winning 50 consecutive sets on a single surface

Rafael Nadal broke John McEnroe’s 34-year record by winning his 50th consecutive set on
clay at the Madrid Open. Nadal’s straight-sets victory means he establishes a new Open era best for consecutive sets won on a single surface, passing McEnroe’s 49 on carpet in 1984.


Book release by Chief of Army Staff

General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army the Staff released the book ‘Across the Bench – Insight into the Indian Military Judicial System’ by Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan, former Army Commander and Member ‘A’, Armed Forces Tribunal, Lucknow Bench.


Panel to look into black money recovery

A parliamentary panel headed by Murali Manohar Joshi will study the recovery of black money & performance of public sector banks. 30-member Estimates Committee has decided to study a host of subjects related to various ministries in the year 2018-19.


Prof Muhammad Yunus conferred KISS Humanitarian award 2018

Nobel laureate and noted economist Muhammad Yunus was honoured with the 11th KISS Humanitarian Award 2018 at a function held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.


 

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