Daily Current Affairs 30 May 2019: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 30 May 2019. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 30 May 2019. 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 30 May 2019 Current affairs test.

National News

1. PM Modi swearing-in ceremony

  • Narendra Modi took oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  • The ceremony was attended by leaders of the BIMSTEC member countries.
  • Following are the leaders :-
  • Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius
  • Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka
  • Md. Abdul Hamid, President of Bangladesh
  • U Win Myint, President of Myanmar
  • Sooronbay Jeenbekov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Dr. Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan
  • K. P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal
  • Grisada Boonrach, Special Envoy of Thailand

2. Hindi Journalism Day

  • Hindi Journalism Day is observed on 30th May.
  • On 30th May 1826, the first Hindi newspaper of India called Udant Martand (The Rising Sun) was edited and published.

3. Goa Statehood Day

  • The 32nd Statehood Day of Goa is observed on 30th May.
  • In 1987 that Goa became the 25th state of India.
  • Capital : Panaji || Official language : Konkani || Governor : Mridula Sinha

International News

1. IMD World Competitiveness Rankings

  • 1. Singapore
  • 2. USA
  • India has moved up to 43rd from 44th in the 2019 edition of the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings.
  • It measures robust economic growth, a large labour force and its huge market size.

2. Nigeria’s New President

  • Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term as Nigeria’s president.
  • Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves.
  • Capital: Abuja || Currency: Nigerian naira || Major languages: Hausa; Igbo; Yoruba

3. PM Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form a Coalition Government

  • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a Coalition Government which is followed by Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament.
  • Israel will hold a fresh elections on September 17.
  • Capital: Jerusalem || Currency: Israeli new shekel

Business News

1. Secondary Market for Corporate Loans

  • RBI has drafted a task force on development of secondary market for corporate loans.
  • The Task Force will have TN Manoharan, Chairman of Canara Bank, as its chairperson
  • RBI :- Bank rate: 6.25% || Interest on reserves: 4.00% (market determined) || Headquarters: Mumbai || Founder: British Raj || Governor: Shaktikanta Das.

2. Housing Finance Securitisation Market

  • RBI has drafted a committee for the development of housing finance securitisation market in India.
  • Chairmanship :- Harsh Vardhan, Senior Advisor with Bain & Co.
  • The Reserve Bank of India is India’s central banking institution, which controls the issuance and supply of the Indian rupee. Until the Monetary Policy Committee was established in 2016, it also controlled monetary policy in India.

3. Truecaller India MD

  • Truecaller has appointed Sandeep Patil (former Flipkart executive) as Managing Director for its India operations.
  • Truecaller :- Developer: True Software Scandinavia AB || Initial release date: 1 July 2009
  • Truecaller is a mobile app developed that finds mobile number details globally given a telephone number, who are either using this app or their phonebook contacts are synced and has an integrated caller ID service to achieve call-blocking functionality and social media integration to keep the phonebook up-to-date with pictures and birthdays.

Sports News

1. 2019 ISSF World Cup Third Leg

  • The 2019 ISSF World Cup’s third leg is being held in Munich, Germany.
  • Rahi Sarnobat clinched gold in the women’s 25m pistol.
  • Saurabh Chaudhary has won his second gold medal in 10m Air Pistol event

2. Captain of Brazil national football team

  • Neymar has been stripped off Brazil national team captaincy.
  • Dani Alves has been named as the Captain of Brazil national football team

3. ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

  • The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup is the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup, being hosted by England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019.
  • Cricket format: One Day International || Participants: 10 || Tournament format(s): Round-robin and Knockout

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