Daily Current Affairs 30 May 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 30 May 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 30 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 30 May 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Kerala slashes fuel price by Rs.1/L

  • The govt decided to cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs.1/L which will be effective from June 1.
  • This will cause a revenue loss of Rs.500 cr annually.

2. Fire in Delhi still on

  • A massive fire is raging since a day in a rubber godown in Delhi.
  • Th fire is on in spite of 15 fire tenders at the spot and water poured by Mi-17 helicopter

3. Prez Kovind rejects mercy plea

  • President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the 1st mercy petition presented before him.
  • The man was convicted of killing 6 members of a family in Bihar when the Prez Kovind was serving as the state’s Governor.

International News

1. US warns India against purchase of missiles from Russia

  • US warned India that the purchase would strain the relationship between India and US.
  • This comes after India decided to acquire S-400 defence system despite the sanctions on defence trade with Russia.

2. UAE bans fruit imports from Kerala

  • The UAE banned imports after the outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala.
  • The virus has claimed 12 lives in the state.

3. 15 MoUs between India and Indonesia

  • The nations signed MoUs in the fields of defence, scientific and technologic cooperation among others.
  • They also agreed to develop further cooperation in maritime sector.

Business News

1. Apple App Store earns 10 times more than Google Play Store

  • Apple makes 4 times more net revenue per download than Google.
  • App Store contributed to 119% growth in revenue.

2. Fortis initiates fresh bidding process

  • This comes after the Fortis Health board is reconstituted.
  • The bidders in the new round should submit offers with a minimum investment of Rs.1,500 cr.

3. One97 posts 38% rise in revenue

  • Paytm’s parent posted increase in revenue at Rs.828.6 cr for FY17.
  • The revenue of One97 Communications was Rs.597.8 cr in FY16.

Sports News

1. Anand holds Nakamura to an easy draw

  • Viswanathan Anand played a draw with Hikaru Nakamura in the 2nd round of Altibox Norway Chess Tournament.
  • 7 rounds still remain in the tournament.

2. Elina enters 3rd round of French Open

  • Elina Switolina defeated Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia 6-3,6-4 to reach the 3rd round.
  • She will face Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu in the next round.

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