Current Affairs May 2017


World
The astronaut who break the record of most time spending in space, recently?
Peggy Whitson (America)

"The Square" Palme d'Or award at Cannes Film Festival

First city to get its own Microsoft font
Dubai

Who win MTV Movie Award, first “genderless award”?
Emma Watson

Who elected as the President of France?
Emmanuel Macron

New Prime Minister of France - Edouard Philippe

Who wins fifth Madrid Open (tennis)?
Rafael Nadal
Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in final

Hyalinobatrachium yaku - New frog species discovered in Ecuador

Spanish La Liga trophy - Real Madrid
Premier League title  Chelsea

Amitabh Bachchan appointed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis

World's largest telescope Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) started to build in Chile

The environmental activist from Odisha, India who wins the Goldman Environmental Prize, 2017
Prafulla Samantara
Goldman Environmental Prize also is known as Green Nobel

India

First Indian film to collect Rs.1000Cr Worldwide - Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

The scheme of Indian government to strengthen the regional aviation market in India?
UDAN

New Chairman of Tea Board of India - Prabhat Kamal Bezboruah

Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2017 winner - K Viswanath (48th recipient)

World's busiest single runway airport – Mumbai airport (one flight in every 65 s)

India's first e-taxi(electric taxi) service in Nagpur

Indian newly developed surface to air missile - SPYDER

First book village in India
Bilar, Maharashtra

Darwaza Band - Toilet usage campaign led by Amitabh Bachchan

Who was appointed as Secretary of CBSE - Anurag Tripathy

New Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia - Najma Heptulla

India woman conquer Mount Everest twice within five days - Anshu Jamsenpa

India's longest bridge - Bhupen Hazarika Setu, Assam (9.15 km;  built over the Lohit river)

IPL champion - Mumbai Indian

India first completelu electrici

Kerala
Who got first O.N.V. literary award?
Sugathakumari

New Kerala Womens Commission chairperson - M.C. Josephine

2017 Lonely Planet Magazine Indian Travel Awards for best romantic destination - Munnar, kerala
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