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May 30, 2019

30th May 2019 Daily Current Affairs - PDF Download

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Dear Great Ambitionists, here are today's (30th May 2019) Important Current Affairs updates. You can download the pdf version of these current affairs from below link. Check complete Daily Current Affairs of the year 2019 from HERE. Happy Reading :)

Daily Current Affairs of 30th May 2019

International Current Affairs
  • Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve parliament after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government following last month's elections. 
    • The country will now hold fresh elections on September 17. It's the first time in Israel's history that it has been forced to hold new elections due to failure to form a government after the previous election.
  • The United States (US) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have announced that mutual defence cooperation agreement (DCA) has come into force, amid increasing tensions between Washington and Tehran.
    • The DCA will enhance military coordination between the United States and the United Arab Emirates, further advancing an already robust military, political, and economic partnership at a critical time.
National Current Affairs
  • Today is Hindi Journalism Day.
    • On this day in the year 1826, the first Hindi newspaper of India called Udant Martand (The Rising Sun) was edited and published. 
    • With this, the Hindi Journalism completed its 187 years in India.
  • Goa is celebrating its 32nd Statehood Day today.
    • It was on this day in 1987 that Goa became the 25th state of India.
    • It was a Union Territory along with Daman and Diu from December 1961 onwards when Goa was liberated from the colonial rule.
    • About Goa :
      • Established on : 30th May 1987
      • Capital : Panaji
      • Districts : 2
      • Official language : Konkani
      • Governor : Mridula Sinha
      • Chief Minister : Pramod Sawant
  • NDA leader Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take the oath of Office and Secrecy along with a new Council of Ministers for his second consecutive term at a glittering ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan this evening.
    • The function will be attended by Governors, Chief Ministers, Opposition leaders, corporate heads, film stars, a galaxy of leaders from BIMSTEC countries and foreign envoys.
    • Meanwhile, President of Myanmar U Win Myint and President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena have already reached Delhi to attend the swearing-in ceremony.
    • President Ram Nath Kovind will administer the oath of Office and Secrecy to the Prime Minister and his Council of Ministers.
  • To spread awareness about Air pollution, the Union Environment Ministry today launched a song titled 'Hawa Aane De'. 
    • The song was launched by Secretary, Ministry of Environment C K Mishra ahead of the World Environment Day on 5th of June.
    • Important Note : The theme of this year's Environment Day is "Air Pollution". 
People in News
  • After 4 years of distinguished service, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba is going to retire tomorrow on completion of his tenure.
    • During his tenure as the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Lanba set the tone for several transitions in operational, training and organizational philosophy of the Indian Navy.
    • The Chief of the Air Staff (COAS) Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa received the baton of Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) from Admiral Sunil Lanba, the outgoing Chief of the Naval Staff and also COSC Chairman.
    • Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa will take over as new Chairman COSC with effect from 31 May 2019.
Banking, Business & Economic Affairs
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lifted a ban on bank use of Aadhaar for KYC verification, adding the banks can now do so with the customer's consent. 
    • The Union Cabinet had approved an ordinance to allow voluntary use of the Aadhaar for KYC in February. 
    • Use of Aadhaar for KYC was banned for private firms by the Supreme Court last year.
Science & Technology
  • Beijing officials have decided to develop a custom operating system that will replace Windows OS on Chinese military computers
    • China is doing this in an effort to make it harder for foreign actors, mainly the US, to spy on its military operations. 
    • This comes amid the US blacklisting Huawei following which Google announced ending Android updates for it.
  • Carmine Caridi (85), best known for featuring in 'The Godfather' film series, passed away.
    • Caridi was the first person to ever be expelled from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after he allegedly illegally circulated films before the Oscars.
New Appointments
  • YSR Congress Party chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy took oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in Vijayawada today. 
    • His party won 151 of 175 seats in the Assembly elections, nearly a decade after its launch and staying in the opposition.
    • The swearing in was dministered by the state's Governor E.SL. Narasimhan.  
Sports Current Affairs
  • The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will begin today. 
    • England will open the tournament at The Oval in London when they will take on South Africa.
    • India, the 1983 and 2011 world champions, will play their first match on June 5 against South Africa at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton.
    • Their feature match against arch-rivals Pakistan will be on June 16 at Old Trafford in Manchester.
    • The World Cup will span 48 matches in all, of which 45 will make up the group stage. 
    • Each team will play 9 group stage matches, and the top four will progress to the semifinals, similar to how the 1992 World Cup was held.
    • Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar made his debut as an on-air expert in the 2019 World Cup, appearing in the pre-match show ahead of the tournament opener between England and South Africa. 
  • Manu Bhaker secured India its 7th Olympic quota with a 4th place finish in the women’s 10m air pistol event of the ISSF World Cup today. 
  • Madame Tussauds today unveiled Team India captain Virat Kohli's statue at Lord's Cricket Ground in London to mark the launch of 2019 ICC World Cup. 
    • The wax statue will be on display at Madame Tussauds from Thursday until July 15. 

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