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Daily Current Affairs 8th May 2018 GK GS Bulletins



Daily Current Affairs GK GS Bulletins

1. The Supreme Court of India has passed a ruling on 6th May 2018, that adult couples have the right to be together without marriage too.

2. NITI Aayog has signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with Google on 7th May 2018 in New Delhi to Help Grow AI Ecosystem In India.

4. Asian Development BankChief Economist Yasuyuki Sawada stated India's projected GDP growth of over 7 percent for the current fiscal (2018-19) is amazingly fast and if this momentum is maintained the size of the economy can double within a decade. 

5. Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal has been appointed as the acting Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court after the retirement of chief justice Shivax Jal Vazifdar. 

6. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu reached Guatemala on 7th May 2018, morning on the first leg of his three-nation tour to Latin America. He met Vice President of Guatemala Mr. Jafeth Cabrera wherein several bilateral, regional and international issues was discussed. 

7. India and Sri Lanka agreed on cooperation on exchange of information and other aspects to tackle smuggling of drugs in both countries.

8. Digital wallet services company Mobikwik has partnered with cab aggregator Ola that will allow users to directly book a cab, and make payments directly from the Mobikwik app. 

10. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) India is a now fifth-largest military spender in the world.

11. Patanjali Ayurved Limited has been ranked as the most trusted Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brand in India.

12. The Raman Singh-led BJP Chhattisgarh Government has decided to recruit transgenders in the state police force as a move that is aimed at promoting gender equality. 

13. India has fallen from second to fourth position on the Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) compiled by global consultancy firm Ernst & Young (EY).

14. Veteran Marathi theatre director Dilip Kolhatkar famous for his commercially and critically acclaimed plays, passed away at an age of 71 years.

15. Former Journalist P. Subramanyam has recently passed away at an age of 81 years. 

16. 12th informal meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers was recently held in Manila.



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