Daily Current Affairs 28 May 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 28 May 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 28 May 2018. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 28 May 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Permanent shutdown of Sterlite plant

  • CM EK Palaniswami passed an order to permanently shut down Vedanta’s Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin.
  • Earlier, there were protests alleging that the plant was causing health problems.

2. Voting suspended at 35 booths in Maharashtra

  • Voting for Lok Sabha bypolls has been suspended due to faulty EVMs.
  • Bypolls are being held for 4 Lok Sabha seats and 10 Assembly seats across several states.

3. Google India announces summer camp

  • The firm announced the 4-week contest for kids across the country.
  • 100 winners will be chosen for the summer camp in Hyderabad and Gurgaon.

International News

1. Pak appoints interim PM

  • Former Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk was appointed as the interim PM until July 25.
  • This comes ahead of the dissolution of current govt.

2. NZ to end bacterial disease

  • New Zealand will kill over 1lakh cows in a bid to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis.
  • The country will spend over$600 mn on the largest slaughter in its history.

3. FB designing chips to filter videos

  • Facebook is designing the chips to filter videos real time.
  • It is also putting together a team to design its own semiconductors.

Business News

1. RBI appoints 1st ever CFO

  • RBI has appointed Sudha Balakrishnan as its CFO.
  • She will be the 12th executive director of RBI and has a term of 3 yrs.

2. Intra-state e-way bill comes into force

  • Maharashtra, Manipur and 5 other Union Territories have rolled out intra-state GST.
  • With this, 27 states have E-Way bill in place.

3. India launches IT corridor in China

  • India launched its 2nd IT corridor in Guiyang which will focus on Big Data.
  • The 1st IT corridor was launched in Dalian last December.

Sports News

1. Japan clinches Uber Cup

  • Japan’s women clinched the Uber Cup by defeating Thailand 3-1.
  • The Uber Cup is 2nd in Prestige to Olympics as a national team event.

2. CSK clinch IPL 2018 title

  • CSK chased SRH’s 178 in 18.3 overs to clinch the title.
  • This is CSK’s 3rd win at IPL.

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