Daily Current Affairs 17th May 2017

A-World Tele-communication and Information Society Day,

B-Wold AIDS Vaccination day,

C-World Hypertension Day,

D-International day against Homophobia and Transphobia


  1. India inks with Palestine, the mou signed are:
  • visa exemption for diplomatic passport holder,
  • agriculture cooperation,
  • c- cooperation in field of IT & Electronics,
  • Health sector and cooperation in the field of youth affairs and sports.

  1. Operation Clean Money’ portal launched by finance minister Arun Jiatly,a transparent Tax Administration by sharing status reports, including an explanation of verification issues, and thematic analysis reports.

  2. West Bengal government made Bengali subject mandatory in all schools, including private English medium schools of the State.

  3. Aravind Kumar Rengan, a professor at Indian Institute of Technology – Hyderabad has been awarded the prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) award in the Young Scientist category for 2017.

  4. A boy from Tamil Nadu Riftah Sharoo has created the world’s smallest satellite, naming it ‘KalamSat’.

  5. India has now launched the process to export ‘Ujala’ to the United Kingdom with affordable ‘Made in India’ LED bulbs.

  6. Indian Navy and the Space Application Centre agreement to Data Sharing and Scientific cooperation in the field of Meteorology and Oceanology.

  7. Ovais Sarmad appointed as deputy executive secretary of , UNFCCC (United nationas framework  convention on climate change)



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