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14 May 2018 Current Affairs

14 May 2018 Current Affairs

Lata Mangeshkar conferred with Swara Mauli award

Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar was honoured with the Swara Mauli title by spiritual guru Vidya Narsimha Bharati Swami.


Pak hockey legend Mansoor Ahmed passes away in karachi

Pakistan’s hockey icon Mansoor Ahmed, who had been ailing for few years, died at a hospital in Karachi. He was 49.


Hamilton wins Spanish GP, strengthens lead in F1 standings

British driver Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes won the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix, his second victory in a row after winning the Azerbaijan GP.


India, largest remittance-receiving country in World

India has become the largest remittance-receiving country in the world, with migrant workers from the country sending home 69 billion US dollars in 2017. India with 69 billion Dollars, China with 64 billion Dollars and the Philippines with 33 billion Dollars are the three largest remittance-receiving countries in the world in 2017.


Indian U-16 football team wins title in Serbia, beats Tajikistan in final

The Indian U-16 football team was crowned champions at the Four-Nation Tournament held in Serbia after they defeated Tajikistan 4-2 in the finals. The four-nation tournament was played between India, Serbia, Tajikistan and Jordan.


Kvitova won third Madrid Open title

Petra Kvitova outlasted her Dutch opponent Kiki Bertens 7-6 (8-6) 4-6 6-3 in the finals to clinch the third Madrid Open title.


Mimi Mondal: First Indian to be nominated for Hugo award

New York based Indian Writer has become the first Indian to be nominated for this year’s prestigious Hugo awards, for the best literary works of science fiction or fantasy in the best related works category.


 

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