Current affairs for this week in may

Here are the current affairs for this week in May

13-02-19 to 18-02-19


1.New Brand Ambassador of Rajasthan Royals is Shane Warne.

2.PM has adressed “Swachh Shakti 2019” event in Haryana.

3.World Radio Day is on 13 February.

4.1st Annual Conference of Media Units in New Delhi is organosed by I&B Ministry.

5.1 st LAWASIA human rights conference 2019 will be held in New Delhi.The theme of the conference is “State Power ,Bussiness and Human Rights: Contemporary Challenges”.

6.5 th International Dam Safety Conference 2019 is being held in Bhubneshwar.

7.Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise “Exercise Rahat”concluded in Jaipur,Rajasthan.

8.Prajnesh Gunneswaran is the third indianto reach Top 100 of Men’s single Tennis rankings.

9.National Conference on  Unani medicine concluded in New Delhi.


10. India’s first aqua mega foodpark commissioned in Andhra Pradesh.

11.AYUSH Ministry launched “Aushadhi portal”for getting online licensing for ayurved and homeopathic related matters.

12.Excercise TOPCHI was launched by the Indian Army.There is a special showcase for surveillance and various kinds of weapons.

13.Macedonia has changed its name to North Macedonia

14.Bradley Cooper won Best Director from PETA for “ A star is born”.

15.Siddhartha Kal, a managing director of Eicher Motors has been awarded EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

16.Clouded Leopard will be the masscot of National Games 2022 and it will be hosted by Meghalaya.

17.Manfred Eigen,a chemistry nobel prize winner died at 91

18. 13th Edition of PETROTECH 2019 was held at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida from 10-12 February 2019.It was organised by ONGC.

19.Government of India has made a series of amendements in e-visa regime to make it tourist friendly.

20.Expert committee headed by Anoop Satpath has suggested national minimum wage as rs 9750.

21.India and European Union have made a decision to invest 40mn euro to deal with water challenges.

22.India Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee co chaired by Sushma Swaraj and Dr Abdul Monen.

23.International Dam Safety Conference 2019 inaugrated in Bhubhneshwar.

24.Early Ed Asia 2019 Asia’s largest early childhood conference held in Jaipur.

25.India and Sweden has signed an agreement for security protection.

26.India has withdrawn “Most Favoured Nation”status from Pakistan.

27.Himachal Pradesh and World Bank has signed $40 mn loan agreement for water supply of Shimla.

28.Amazon has launched “Amazon pay UPI” in collaberation with Acis Bank for android users.

29.Hardip Singh Puri has launched the PMAY-U mobile app.

30.WWE legend Pedro Morales dies at the age of 76.

31.Former Goa Deputy CM Francis D’Souza has passed away at the age of 64.

32.India’s first Agromet Forecast inaugrated in Karnataka.

33.IWAI has launched a portal “LADIS”  for real time information.

34.IAF carried out ab excercise “Vayu Shakti” at Pokhran.

35.4 th agri leadership summit held at Sonipat.

36.International Annual Desert Festival held in Jaisalmer.

37.India’s fulldrome 3D digital theatre held at Kolkata.

38.Rajnath Singh launches Pan India number 112 for women safety.

39.Israel will launch first moon mission.

40.Arun Jaitley resumes charge as finance minister.

41.Elise Mertens beats Simon Halep to win Qatar Open.

42.Wallace Smith passed away at 87.he was climate scientist.

43.110 feet tall national flag hosted at Raipur Railway Station.

44.Infosys unveils a learning app”InfyTQ” for engineering students.

45.Argentina becomes 72nd country to sign solar agreement.

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