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Current Affairs 29 May 2020

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Current Affairs 29 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 29 May 2020
1. Brazil’s Marcos Troyjo is NDB’s new President
  • Marcos Prado Troyjo, former deputy economy minister of Brazil.
  • He will replace KV Kamath as the president of the New Development Bank.
  • NDB is a financial institution to mobilise resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS economies.
  • Anil Kishora, an Indian, appointed as vice president of the NDB.
Current Affairs 29 May 2020
2. GE Power India Designates Mahesh Palashikar as Chairman
  • GE Power India Ltd (GEPIL), formerly known as Alstom India.
  • Palashikar was the President and CEO of GE South Asia.
  • He succeeded Vishal Keerti Wanchoo.
  • Vijay Sharma appointed as Additional & Whole-time Director.
Current Affairs 29 May 2020
3. Senior IAS officer Vishwas Mehta is new chief secretary of Kerala
  • He has also served as MILMA Managing Director.
  • Kathakali is a spectacular classical dance form of Kerala.
Current Affairs 29 May 2020
4. Leo Puri to take over as Chairman of JP Morgan at South and South-East Asia
  • Puri is the former MD of UTI Asset Management Company.
  • Murli Maiya to be CEO South and South-East Asia.
  • JP Morgan Chase is the sixth-largest bank in the world.
Current Affairs 29 May 2020
5. R Sreelekha to Become Kerala’s First Woman DGP
  • Kerala Police gets its first woman Director General, R. Sreelekha and will head Kerala Fire and Rescue Services.
  • Presently an Additional Director General of Police, she heads the Jail Department.
  • She became the first woman Superintendent of Police in 1991.
  • Centre allows only four DGPs for Kerala.
Current Affairs 29 May 2020
6. FM Nirmala Sitharaman attends Special Board of Governors meeting of NDB through videoconference
  • She commended the contribution of NDB in funding infrastructure development, which helped the development agenda of member countries, including India.
  • New Development Bank is headquartered in Shanghai, China.
Current Affairs 29 May 2020
7. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Begins Her Second Term
  • Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen took the oath for her second four-year term, buoyed by popularity as the country continues its successful response to the pandemic.
  • She pledged to engage in dialogue with Beijing provided it respects Taiwan’s sovereignty.
  • Taipei, the capital of Taiwan is the largest city of Taiwan.
Current Affairs 29 May 2020
8. Switzerland launched the world’s first app based on Google and Apple’s contact-tracing tech
  • The first app using Google and Apple’s contact-tracing was launched in Switzerland.
  • “SwissCovid” app is now available to members of army, hospital workers & civil servants.
  • It uses Bluetooth signals to keep a record of other phones the user has been near.
  • World’s Largest Contract Tracing App : Aarogya Setu.
Current Affairs 29 May 2020
9. Karnataka govt to launch a project to maintain health database of all citizens
  • Karnataka govt to soon launch project to maintain the health database of all its citizens undertaking a survey of all 6.5 Crore people.
  • A first of its kind initiative State Health Register will be robust and standardized health repository of all citizens.
  • This project to be implemented first in Chikkaballapur district.
Current Affairs 29 May 2020
10. Kargil’s first Solar Lift Irrigation Plant inaugurated
  • Director of Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Dr Mohammad Raza inaugurated the first Solar Lift Irrigation Plant of Kargil with 5KW Solar Plant and 3HP Submersible Pump at Yak Breeding Farm, Bodh Kharboo.
  • This is to help the problem of shortage of water and irrigation.
29 May 2020 Current Affairs
11. Tamil Nadu signs MoUs worth over Rs 15,000 crore to generate 47,000 jobs
  • Daimler India, Salcomp and other companies would invest over Rs 15000 crore.
  • The Government also signed MoUs for renewable energy projects.
  • Mahindra Origins will be investing Rs 46 crore.
29 May 2020 Current Affairs
12. IIT Madras develops light-weight alloy to replace steel, aluminium in cars
  • Researchers at the IIT Madras, along with the University of North Texas and US Army Research Laboratory, have developed a magnesium alloy.
  • The alloy with significantly improved properties, that can replace steel and aluminium in automotive and aerospace components.
  • This could help lower the carbon footprint of vehicles.
13. Flipkart, K’taka Mango Board tie up to help farmers sell online
  • Farmers can sell their fresh produce online through the Flipkart platform.
  • The farmers would be provided market access to consumers.
  • Consumers can place orders on Flipkart for varieties of mangoes.
14. Noted Urdu writer& satirist Mujtaba Hussain no more
  • Renowned Urdu writer and satirist Mujtaba Hussain, who had returned the Padma Shri award to the union government last year, passed away.
  • Hussain was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, in 2007 for his contribution to Urdu literature.
  • He started writing in 1961 and had authored about 30 books.
15. Former Tamil Nadu footballer Shanmugam passes away
  • Former Tamil Nadu footballer and coach R. Shanmugam passed away aged 77.
  • He attended the FIFA Coca Cola coaching course in 1978 & ’91, and the Olympic solidarity course in 1996.
  • He has coached ICF, Tamil Nadu and Indian Railways for the Santosh trophy.
  • He served as President of Football Coach Associations in Chennai
16. Stanley Ho: Hong Kong’s ‘king of gambling’ dies aged 98
  • Ho, one of Asia’s richest men, was known as the “king of gambling”.
  • He was the head of the world’s most lucrative gaming businesses, SJM Holdings.
  • Ho dominated the casino business in Macau.
17. Ola Electric acquires Etergo, looks to launch electric scooters in India by 2021
  • Ola Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd, electric vehicle arm of Ola acquired Amsterdam-based Etergo BV, manufacturer of electric scooters.
  • With this acquisition, Ola Electric will enter the premium electric two-wheeler market and manufacture these scooters.
  • Bhavish Aggarwal : Founder and chairman of Ola Electric.
18. This is the last news of Current Affairs 29 May 2020 : International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 29 May 28, 2020
  • The day is celebrated to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in United Nations peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication, and courage and to honor the memory of those who have lost their lives in the cause of peace.
  • Theme for 2020 : “Women in Peacekeeping – A Key to Peace.”

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 29 May 2020.

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