Daily News Updates Of 18th May, 2016

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National News:-

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Iran on 22-23rd May 2016 .
  • Government has launched e-solution service to facilitate customers in Income tax Department.
  • On 17th May, 2016, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha flew domestic fighter plane ALC- Tejas in bangalore .

International News:-

  • United States approved sanctions  on Myanmar  on 17th May, 2016 in order to support in the country.

Sports News:-

  • Ramkumar Ramanathan became the third Indian to achieve top-200 scale in the ATP rankings released on 17th May, 2016.

Business News:-

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook has landed on 17th May, 2016 in India and is expected to inaugurate company’s developing centre in Andhra pradesh.
  • State Bank Of India (SBI) is planning to sell its holding part in National Stock Exchange (NSE), where it owns 15 percent stake.
  • Government has announced the constitution of a panel under a Rajya sabha MP N.K Singh to review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget management (FRBM) Act of 2003.
  • According to ICRA agency, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa  would be eligible for additional borrowings 0.5%, while Gujarat, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh would be eligible 0.25% of gross state domestic product(GSDP) in financial year,2017.

Arts, Culture And Awards News:-

  • British author J.K Rowling has received PEN’s literary service award for her extraordinary creativity on 17th May, 2016.
  • Hundreds of people from Kosovo’s gay and lesbian community held their first ever parade on 17th may, 2016.
  • The first ever South Korean author Han Kang who won Man Booker fiction prize for “The Vegetarian”.
  • Indian-American Kishore Shamkant has won Intel Young Science Award on 17th March, 2016.
  • Rakesh Jain from IIT- Kanpur has won National medal of Science award for Tumor Biology.  
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