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Now find the whole week’s current events for UPSC Current Affairs in one place and make your own current affairs notes for IAS Exam at ease.

The segment provides most important current events from 14 May to 20 May 2017. Below listed are the events in the news that will help the candidates to revise and remember the important news and events for UPSC Current Affairs.


May 20

  • Modi calls for ‘evergreen revolution
  • Survival of newborns: India ranks lower than Somalia
  • Kidnap insurance may help recoup cyberattack losses
  • Fugitive economic offenders bill out in public domain, feedback sought
  • Cabinet approves Industry-Academia Collaborative Mission for accelerating discovery research to early development for biopharmaceuticals
  • Scientists bring ‘limitless’ blood supply closer to reality
  • Ex-Coal Secretary Gupta convicted


May 19

  • Pakistan should not execute Kulbhushan Jadhav till final verdict, rules
  • China invokes Panchsheel
  • GST Council sets rates for most commodities
  • Water quality of major rivers in UP not as per norms: CAG
  • India’s first uterine transplant performed
  • Two M777 howitzers arrive from U.S.
  • ISRO gets Indira Gandhi Prize for 2014

May 18

  • Cabinet gives nod to 10 new atomic reactors for power generation
  • NTRO now under Intelligence Act
  • Impose President’s rule in A.P., says Katju
  • Indigenous gear for Siachen soldiers
  • After Palestine, it’s Israel’s turn
  • UN lowers India GDP growth forecast for 2017 to 7.3%, cautions on bad loans
  • ‘GST to help cut costs of transport, logistics’
  • Rain may have shaped Mars surface
  • Babies From Skin Cells? Prospect Is Unsettling to Some Experts


May 17

  • ‘Triple talaq a matter of faith for Muslims’
  • Safeguard rights of online users: Supreme Court
  • Indian bags key post in UNFCCC
  • India welcome to join BRI: China
  • Palestine, Israel must coexist: Modi
  • ‘Foreign food retailers can sell non-foods too’
  • ‘Tough to solve jobs issue’
  • ‘National Employment Policy this year’
  • Southern Bird Wing to be named ‘State butterfly’


May 16

  • Will come out with a law if triple talaq struck down: Centre to SC
  • Minority status only if trusts enrol on NITI site
  • Iran sets new terms for gas field award
  • Malware continues to wreak havoc
  • North Korea: new long-range missile can carry heavy nuke
  • Indian scientists unveil home-grown gold standard


May 15

  • Be scientific On GM mustard for farms, the Centre must privilege reason over politics in taking the call
  • ‘EVMs cannot be perfectly secure’ Professor says using VVPAT can help
  • The Hague battle for Jadhav today
  • Xi evokes Panchsheel as India skips meet Sharif underscores need to resolve conflict through talks
  • Centre may execute proposed social security law in phases


May 14

  • HRD Ministry will now help teachers learn
  • India to skip B&R Forum
  • Surprised by ICJ order, Pak. mulls next move
  • China, Pakistan ink pacts ahead of Belt and Road Forum summit
  • Pneumonia vaccine to be part of immunisation drive
  • Traffic pollution reaches the Himalayas
  • NASA not taking humans on first flight of new rocket
  • Can doctors judge best quality in medicines?
  • India largely safe from cyberattack
  • WannaCry spreads tears globally


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