- Delhi Government, Aam Aadmi party had released a draft bill for full statehood on 18th May, 2016.
- DMRC has collaborated with Tata Power Delhi Distribution limited (TPDDL) on 18th may, 2016 and launched a first any time water (ATW) RO plant at the Kashmere gate metro station.
- President Pranab Mukherjee is going to visit China from 24th May-27th May, 2016.
- Union minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju flew Sukhoi-30- MKI at the Halwara IAF in Punjab on 18th May, 2016.
- The most expensive pink diamond of 15.38 carat was sold to Asian buyer for $31.56million, which was in auction at Sotheby’s auction house .
- Taxila Museum of Pakistan has a biggest collection of buddhist Sculptures.
- Queen Elizabeth-II delivered a speech on the opening ceremony of parliament in London on 18th may, 2016.
- Cleveland cavaliers has defeated Toronto raptors by 115-84 in the Eastern Conference finals on 18th May, 2016.
- Mohun bagan and East Bengal have come together to oppose the vision document prepared by All India Football Bail Federation (AIFF).
- On 18th May, 2016 The Indian women team has broken 18-year old national record of 4*100 relay race in the IAAF World Challenge athletics meet in Beijing.
- Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman R S Sharma has said on 18th May, 2016 that they will start pre-consultation on net neutrality within two to three days.
- Go-Jek, an Indonesian app-based motorcycle taxi service, is expected to hire around 200 people in India to innovate new ideas.
- The Union Cabinet Minister had approved a land lease of the Airports Authority of India to Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
- Insurance regulatory and Development authority (IRDAI) will make changes in their guidelines for facilitating services to public.
- Luxury car maker mercedes-benz on 18th May, 2016 declared that they hold an investments in India due to ban on diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR.
Science And Technology News:-
- The experimental rocket has been tested by Australian defence department in the Australian desert of woomera on 19th May, 2016. This rocket reached an altitude of 278 km and targeted with a speed of 7.5Mach.
- As per the new study of NASA, Jupiter’s icy moon Europa may have life.
- India successfully tested Prithvi-II nuclear missile on 18th May, 2016 at Chandipur, Odisha.
Arts, Culture And Awards News:-
- Canvas Artist Tamar Chatterjee has won International award in the opening ceremony of the first Premio Internationale tiepolo Arte in Milan, Italy.