CURRENT AFFAIRS: MAY 16, 2018By tine malhoire
MOU 1. INDIA AND MOROCCO for cooperation in the legal field between India and Morocco, in order to share their experience and expertise in the field of law and legislation. 2. INDIA AND SWAZILAND on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine. 3. INDIA AND SURINAME on cooperation in the field of electoral management and administration including exchange of knowledge and experience in the field of organizational and technical development of electoral process
MOU 4. INDIA AND EQUITORIAL GUINEA -or Cooperation in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine. -enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the areas of Traditional Systems of Medicine. - enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the area of Medicinal Plants. 5. INDIA AND MOROCCO in the field of mining and geology 6. MENTAL HEALTH REHAB Establishment of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR) at Bhopal as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 under the aegis of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilitie
RAIL COACH EXPO 1. INTERNATIONAL RAIL COACH EXPO For the first time an International Rail Coach Expo (IRCE) to focus on Rail Coaches and train sets, will be held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, from 17th to 19th May, 2018 -It will be a unique platform to bring different suppliers under one roof and create synergy for "Make in India". 2. HOSTED BY The expo is being hosted by Integral Coach Factory, popularly known as ICF, under the Ministry of Railways, in coordination with Cll (Confederation of Indian Industries) and RITES Ltd
CCM 1. INTEGRATED CENTRE FOR CRISIS MANAGEMENT President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated an integrated centre for crisis management (ICCM) at the iconic Bhabha Atomic Research Centre that will help the nation respond more effectively to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear emergencies. 2. AIM Research in nuclear medicine is widely used both for diagnostic as well as therapeutic purposes. This system will enhance the effectiveness of treatment of tumours.
FROZEN SEMEN CENTRE 1. BIHAR -To conserve and develop indigenous breeds to increase milk productivity, the Agriculture Ministry will set up a frozen semen station in Maranga, Purnea in Bihar. -frozen semen station in Purnea will be the first state-of-the-art semen production center of the country. -According to Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, the frozen semen station is being set up at a cost of Rs 64 crore under the Rashtriya Gokul Mission with 100per cent contribution from the Central Government.
MAY 16 1. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF LIVING TOGETHER IN PEACE The UN General-Assembly, in its resolution 72/130, declared 16 May the International Day of Living Together in Peace. 2. AlM -means of regularly mobilizing the efforts of the international community to promote peace, -to uphold the desire to live and act together, united in differences and diversity -to build a sustainable world of peace, solidarity and harmony.
POPSK 1. ALL-WOMEN RUN POST OFFICE PASSPORT SEVA KENDRA OF PUNJAB -The 192nd POPSK of the country and the first one to be operated by an all-women team is located in Phagwara, Punjab. -It was inaugurated by Union Minister Vijay Sampla in the local head Post Office of Phagwara. -The Post Office Passport Seva Kendra is part of the central government's initiative for women empowerment 2. WHAT IS A POST OFFICE PASSPORT SEVA KENDRA
USIBC 1. AMBIKA ha a premier business advocacy organisation, today named Ambika Sharma as its India head -As the USIBC's Managing Director of India operations, Sharma will be responsible for overseeing and guiding its growth strategy in India 2. ABOUT USIBC USIBC is the premier business advocacy organization, comprised of 350 top tier US and Indian companies advancing US-India commercial ties.
MS DHONI 1. NETMEDS Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been announced the brand ambassador of online pharmacy Netmeds.com. 2.WHAT IS NETMEDS 3. AIM OF NETMEDS -Making important medicine more available -And affordable in the country -making it easier for people to stay healthy
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