May 2019 Monthly Current Affairs PDF
May 2019 Monthly Current Affairs PDF: May 2019 monthly current affairs are important for the various examinations in India. Those who are preparing for the PSU, State Level, SSC, IBPS, SBI (Clerk and PO), Railways, and other important examinations can download the monthly current affairs in pdf format and secure extra marks.
Current Affairs questions mainly took from the trending topics of both national and International areas. Aspirants can observe trending current affairs and prepare those as a priority base wise.
May 2019 Monthly Current Affairs PDF
- April 28th Observed as a World day for safety health.
- World Press Freedom Day observed on 3rd May (Theme: Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times Disinformation).
- International Day of Families observed on May 15th, 2019. (Theme: Families & Climate Action: Focus SDG13).
Belt and Road Forum (BRF) 2019
- BRF held in Beijing.
- Theme: Belt and Road Cooperation: Shaping a Brighter Shared Future.
- 2nd Edition Forum.
Indian Westler Bajrang Punia in News
- Westering iconic Madison Square Garden in New York.
- He won the 65Kg men freestyle gold.
- 2019 Asain Championship.
IIT Madres Developed OCR
- OCR: Optical Character Recognized
- Name of the Script for reading: Bharati Script
- Name of the Institute: IIT Madres.
Indian University developed Ultrasensitive Quantum Thermometer
- Name of the University: Jamia Millia Islamia
- Located at: New Delhi
- The thermometer can read at 27 degrees Celcius to -198 Degree Celcius.
- Speciality: It can measure under negative temperature.
Economic Capital Framework (ECF) for RBI
- Head: Bimal Jalan
- A committee led by six members experts.
- Former RBI Governer: Bimal Jalan
- Appointed for 26 December 2018 review the Economic Capital Framework (ECF) for the RBI Bank.
Barcelona Open Tennis Tournament
- Winner: Dominic Thiem
- Men’s Single 2019 Tournament
- Defeated to Daniil Medvedev by 6-4, 6-0.
- Location: Spain
Football of the year 2019
- Winner: Raheem Sterling
- Association: Football Writers Association (FWA)
- Year: 2019
Times most influenced People to list 2019
- Times issues every year 100 most people influencer list.
- From India: Arundati Katju, Menaka Guruswamy, and Mukesh Ambani.
- Mukesh from Reliance Industry.
- Public Intrest Litigators (PIL) for the other two women.
SEBI Co-Location Case
- SEBI: Securities Exchange Board of India
- 6 Months Case Co-Location with NSE.
- NSE: National Stock Exchange.
JeM Chief Masood Azhar as a Global Terrorist
- UNSC 1267 Committee as decided.
- Confirmed on May 1st, 2019 after China lifted the block on the move.
- Indian played major role in this decision.
- JeM Chief Masood Azhar designated as a Global Terrorist.
Women Asian Individual Squash Championship
- Winner: Joshna Chinappa
- Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
- Dated: May 6th, 2019.
IIT Kanpur Tied up with UBA
- UBA: Unnat Bharat Abhiyan
- IIT Kanpur tied up with e-Governance Services India Limited
- Which is a help to upscale Unnat Bharat Abhiyan?
Bandana Set Guinness World Record
- Bandana from Nepal has Set a new Guinness World Record for Longest Dance.
- She had individual Dance
- Age of Bandana is 18 Years.
- Total 126 Hours dance (5 days)
- Received record certification on May 3rd, 2019.
World Customs Organisation Meeting
- WCO: World Customs Organization.
- Meeting held at Kochi
- Kochi located as one of the City.
- AIM of meeting: Discussed on customs in India.
Brahmakalasthsava Festival Held at Karnataka
- 6 days Brahmakalasthsava Festival
- Held at Polali, Karnataka State
- Celebrated as a Ancient Chandkuru Sri durg parameshwari Temple annually.
Pankaj Kapur Wrote Dopehri novel
- Veteran Actor Pankaj Kapur Wrote Dopehri novel
- Noval will be released soon by his dictionary.
Indian Judge appointed as a CSAT member
- CSAT: Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal
- Indian Judge Name: KS Radhakrishnan
- Tenure period 2019-2023.
- He was retired judge
- CSAT is a London based tribunal.
UPI Bahi Khata Launched by Fintech Company
- UPI Bahi Khata launched for merchants by Fintech Startup company
- BharatPe is a new startup Company who works with UPI.
Rakesh Sharma Vice-President of IMMA
- IMMA: International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association
- IMMA is a Geneva-based
- Rakesh Sharma acts as a Vice – President of IMMA.
Madrid Open Tennis Tournament
- Winner: Novak Djokovic
- Tournament final date: 12th May 2019.
- Novak 3rd Tennis title won.
WTO Meeting held at New Delhi
- Meeting Date: 13th May 2019.
- WTO: World Trade Organization
- WTO ministerial meeting of developing country meeting held at New Delhi
Women’s CRICZONE Magazine Released
- First ever Indian women CRICZONE magazine released
- Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan.
- Released by Smriti Mandhana
Ocean Conference by the US
- UNGA: The United Nations General Assembly.
- UNGA has declined to hold the High level 2020 United National conference.
- Location: Lisbon, Portugal
- Date: from June 2 to 6, 2019.
- Aim: Sustainable use of the oceans, seas, and marine resources.
HDFC ERGO New Insurance
- HDFC ERGO: It is a General Insurance Company
- New Insurance Scheme: Mosquito Disease Protection Policy
- Launched under the ERGO insurance.
ADMM – PLUS Maritime Exercise
- How many nations: 18
- ADMM- PLUS: Asean Defence Ministers Meeting Plus.
- Aim: Multilateral maritime Security field exercise
- Location: Singapore
- Date: 13th May, 2019.
India Choose GFDRR Consultative 2020
- GFDRR: Global Facility Disaster Reduction and Recovery
- Indian has been unanimously chosen a co-chair of Consultative Group (CG)
- For the fiscal year 2020.
Aarohi Pandit Solo Women LSA
- LSA: Light Sports Aircraft
- Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
- Aarohi Pandit crosses the Atlantic Ocean solo by using LSA.
- Age: 23 Years
- First pilot women.
National Vesak Week
- National Vesak week is associated with Buddhism
- Religion: Buddhism
- Location: Sri Lanka
- National week of all over the world.
PSSI by RBI Bank
- PSSI: Payment and Settlement Systems in India.
- Vision: 2019 – 2021
- RBI has released the notification for the PSSI for vision.
- Theme: Empowering Exceptional ePayment Experience.
NBSA New Chairperson
- NBSA: News Broadcasting Standards Authority
- Arjan Kumar Sikri is former Judge of Supreme Court
- Now he is a new chairperson of NBSA.
Oneliner Current Affairs
- STRI (Services Trade Restrictiveness Index) associated with OECD
- China has blocked all language editions of Wikipedia.
- France and New Zealand jointly launched a new initiative “Christchurch Call” against online extremism.
- In Madhya Pradesh, Women handled entire election vote counting in Harda District.
- GS Lakshmi appointed as ICC female match referee.
- Mawmluh cave associated with Meghalaya State.
- International Press Institute Located at Vienna.
- BSNL associated with Bharat Fiber for better service in India.
- Climate Emergency declared in the United States of America.
- Former ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar received Bestwood with France Highest Civilian Award.
- SBI Bank link interest rate with RBI repo rate.
- King Maha Vajiralongkorn in the news, he is from Thailand.
- Tod Wolters appointed as NATO Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (SACEUR).
- Duty Krushna Panda passed away, was the CPI Veteran politician.
- NASA has revelled Giant Asteroid 99942 Apophis is expected to fly close to Earth in Decades.
- Nileema MS has won the ACJ Award for Investigative Journalism in Print/Online Category.
- Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform (IPBES) on Biodiversity ecosystem is located at Bonn.
- Samsung launched the world highest resolution image sensor phones.
- Wilayah of Hindu is associated with Militant Province.
- Apache Guardian helicopters associated with the United State.
- ISRO launched Yuvika 2019
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