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Current Affairs 27 May 2020

Current Affairs 27 May 2020

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Current Affairs 27 May 2020 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

Current Affairs 27 May 2020
(1) India, Israel To Conduct Joint Research for Rapid COVID-19 Testing
  • India and Israel will put in joint research and development efforts for rapid testing of coronavirus to enable normalisation of life amid the pandemic.
  • The two sides discussed joint R&D for rapid diagnosis based on big data and artificial intelligence.
  • This is a part of scientific co-operation between the countries.
Current Affairs 27 May 2020
(2) Researchers at IIT-M develop solar parabolic trough collector
  • A new trough collector equipped with enhanced energy to serve industries has developed by IIT, Madras.
  • The ‘Parabolic Trough Collector’ is a lightweight and low-cost system with high energy efficiency and can operate under varied climatic conditions.
  • It can pave way for sustainable energy solutions in agriculture.
Current Affairs 27 May 2020
(3) DRDO’s RCI develops AI-based Attendance Application
  • RCI = Research Centre Imarat
  • RCI, DRDO in Hyderabad developed an AI-based Attendance Application (AINA).
  • The application allows non-contact-based personnel verification, using facial features of the person, replacing the unsafe use of contact-based biometric verification for attendance marking.
  • RCI Director : BHVS Narayana Murthy.
Current Affairs 27 May 2020
(4) India’s crude steel output declines 65% to 3.13 MT in April: World Steel Association
  • India had posted a 14 per cent decline in steel output at 8.65 MT in March as compared with 10.04 MT in March 2019.
  • Global steel output also declined by 13 per cent to 137.09 MT.
Current Affairs 27 May 2020
(5) US Navy successfully tests a laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight
  • A United States Navy warship has successfully tested a new high-energy laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight.
  • According to the Navy, lasers, can be called directed energy weapons, can be effective defences against drones or armed small boats.
  • US Secretary of State : Mike Pompeo.
Current Affairs 27 May 2020
(6) India helps Uganda to set up military war game centre
  • Indian Association in Uganda, with help of Indian Military training team, set up military war game centre in Jinja district.
  • President Yoweri Museveni inaugurated the war game centre conceptualised by Indian military team for Uganda Peoples Defence Forces.
  • Named ‘INDIA’, it is constructed at a cost of over $1 billion.
Current Affairs 27 May 2020
(7) Fmr SC judge Justice Sikri inaugurates Indian Dispute Resolution Centre
  • Former Supreme Court Judge Justice A K Sikri inaugurated Indian Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC).
  • IRDC provides a paperless dispute resolution environment.
  • IDRCs are located at strategic commercial places in the country with its head office in New Delhi.
  • It is India’s first ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Centre.
Current Affairs 27 May 2020
(8) Mizoram grants ‘industry’ status to sports
  • In a first, the north-eastern state of Mizoram has accorded ‘industry’ status to sports.
  • The Cabinet cleared the Sports and Youth Service department’s proposal to recognise sports as an ‘industry’.
  • The main aim of the decision is to professionalise sports.
  • Sports minister of Mizoram : Robert Romawia Royte.
Current Affairs 27 May 2020
(9) CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan launches ‘Shram Siddhi’ to provide job at all workers
  • The campaign guarantees jobs to workers whether they have a job card or not.
  • Under this, unskilled labourers will be provided work under MNREGS and skilled workers according to their ability.
  • Sambal Yojana is restarted and extended to migrants now.
Current Affairs 27 May
(10) Uttar Pradesh govt to set up migration commission to help find jobs for workers returning from different States
  • Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up a migration commission to help find jobs for workers returning home.
  • CM Yogi Adityanath also said that other states will need permission from the UP government if they want to make use of labourers from UP.
  • UP also launched Pravasi Rahat Mitra to collect data on migrants.
Current Affairs 27 May
(11) Flipkart partners Vishal Mega Mart for home delivery of essentials in 26 cities
  • Consumers across 365 Vishal Mega Mart stores can order products and get them delivered by Flipkart.
  • CEO & MD of Vishal Mega Mart : Gunender Kapur.
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(12) IL&FS to sell 26% stake in ONGC Tripura Power
  • The proposed sale is part of IL&FS’ ongoing asset monetisation plan.
  • ONGC Tripura is one of India’s largest gas-based power projects.
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(13) Patanjali’s digital platform ‘OrderMe’
  • Ramdev’s Patanjali foray into e-commerce through its app ‘OrderMe’ started with average 10,000 daily transaction, targeting neighbourhood Kirana shops.
  • The app derives its name from sacred sound and spiritual symbol in Indian religions ‘OM’ O–Order; M–Me.
  • Patanjali’s CEO : Acharya Balakrishna.
  • Patanjali HQ : Haridwar, Uttarakhand.
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(14) US tennis star Jamie Hampton announces retirement
  • Hampton played her last official match six years ago, suffered injuries and reached a career-high ranking of World No. 24 in July 2013.
  • Jamie also reached one WTA finals doubles finals.
(15) This is the last important news of Current Affairs 27 May 2020 : Former Inter coach Gigi Simoni passes away aged 81
  • Simoni had a well-travelled coaching career and guided seven teams and promotions from Serie B to the Italian topflight.
  • Gigi Simoni was an Italian football official.

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