Daily Current Affairs Update of 18 May 2015|Daily GK Update - 18th May 2015

Daily Current Affairs Update of 18 May 2015

Rahul Gandhi gives Modi govt zero out of 10 slams it over food park in Amethi

Accusing the Narendra Modi government of engaging in politics of revenge Rahul Gandhi on Monday vowed to fight to get back a mega food park project to his constituency here as he said that its cancellation had dealt a blow to farmers

KejriwalNajeeb Jung row escalates Delhi principal secy Anindo Majumdar locked out of office

Delhis principal secretary services Anindo Majumdar was locked out of his office on Monday as a result of the ugly row between chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung

Delhi CM Kejriwal seeks appointment with President after his row with LG Jung escalates

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken his ugly spat with Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to the President but may have to wait a few more days for a meeting as Pranab Mukherjee is away on an official visit to Uttarakhand

Aruna Shanbaug who was in vegetative state for 42 yrs after being raped in 1973 dies in Mumbai

Aruna Shanbaug who became the face of a debate on euthanasia after being in a vegetative state for more than four decades following her brutal rape in 1973 died in Mumbais KEM Hospital on Monday after a bout of pneumonia
Daily Current Affairs Update of 18 May 2015
Daily Current Affairs Update of 18 May 2015
Virat Kohli flouts rules again after being seen with Anushka Sharma

It seems Virat Kohli is becoming a law unto himself If his exchange of words with umpire Kumar Dharmasena during Royal Challengers Bangalores match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Friday night was not enough he again broke the players protocol during the tie against Delhi Daredevils on Sunday

Shia militias converge on Iraqs Ramadi after Islamic State takeover

Days after a rare message from IS supremo Abu Bakr alBaghdadi urging mass mobilisation the group came close to also seizing the heritage site of Palmyra in Syria but the army pinned the jihadists back

In South Korea PM Narendra Modi says now its time to Act East

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Seoul on Monday for a twoday visit heavily focused on economic ties with Asias fourthlargest economy and beefing up investment from South Korean firms

Ramadi has fallen Islamic State purports to hold entire Iraqi city after brutal assault

The Islamic State group claimed Sunday to hold the entire Iraqi city of Ramadi after security forces fled following a series of suicide car bomb attacksnbsp A spokesperson for the governor of Iraqs Anbar province also said Ramadi has fallen to the IS group Muhannad Haimour made the comment after the militants swept through the rest of the city on Sunday

IPL playoffs Rahane Kohli in hunt orange purple caps race likely to turn on its head

Sunrisers Hyderabad made a tame exit from the IPL on Sunday faltering even as the playoffs becokned but their skipper David Warner went out of the tournament as the topscorer 562 runs as on May 17

ICSE and ISC 2015 results declared Ghaziabads Rupal Goel is Class 12 topper from DelhiNCR

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations CISCE declared the Class 10 ICSE and Class 12 ISC 2015 results on Monday

Mumbai clinch final playoff berth with easy win over Sunrisers

Mumbai Indians MI crushed Sunrisers Hyderabad SRH by nine wickets in a mustwin final league game to sail into playoffs of the Indian Premier League IPL in Hyderabad on Sunday


When Kejriwals daughter offered bribe to official and he was wary

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed on Sunday corruption had come down by 7080 after Aam Aadmi Party AAP came to power and cited how his daughter tested an official with a bribe offer when she went to get her driving license

Woman alleges abduction gangrape in south Delhi

A 32yearold woman has alleged that she was kidnapped and gangraped by five men in South Delhis Khanpur area late on Saturday night

Birds have fundamental right to fly they cant be caged Delhi HC

Birds have a fundamental right to fly and cannot be caged the Delhi high court has said issuing notice to an alleged bird trader and holding the trade as a violation of the rights of birds A notice was also issued to the Delhi Police

Jharkhand Minor girl kept chained allegedly by stepfather for 11 months

A 14yearold tribal girl was rescued from a house in a town on the outskirts of Ranchi where she had allegedly been kept chained in a dark room over the last 11 months

Akbar was The Great Maharana Pratap was The Great of Greats Rajnath

Union home minister Rajnath Singh endorsed the Rajasthan governments move to introduce erstwhile Mewar ruler Maharana Pratap as someone greater than Mughal emperor Akbar in the states school curriculum

SRH vs MI Mumbai Indians knock Sunrisers out clinch 2nd spot in IPL standings

Mumbai Indians MI crushed Sunrisers Hyderabad SRH by nine wickets in a mustwin final league game to sail into playoffs of the Indian Premier League IPL in Hyderabad on Sunday

Anurradha Prasad awarded with Pt. Haridutt Sharma Award

Bangalore Airport signed an agreement with SITA

DD signed an agreement with CCTV

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Electronic Tourist Visa facility for Chinese 

persons on 15th May 2015 with the aim to boost the tourism of India.
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