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Current Affairs One-Liner: 18th May 2021

Published on May 18, 2021
  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Piramal Capital and Housing Finance (PCHF) to acquire Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL).
  • Harry Frederick Gurney: He is England’s Cricket player and has announced his retirement from the same.
  • Portable Eco-friendly Electric Cremation System: It was developed by IIT Ropar in partnership with Cheema Boilers Limited. It is a type of technology that generates no smoke despite using wood for cremation. It is based on wick-stove technology.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 18th May 2021
  • ‘Environmental Risk Outlook 2021’ ranking: It was released by Verisk Maplecroft. As per the ranking, India has 43 of the World’s most environmentally riskiest cities. The top position is marked by Jakarta (Indonesia). The second and third positions are marked by Delhi and Chennai respectively from India. Glasgow, Scotland is the safest city as per the report raking.
  • ‘Ayush Ghar-Dwar’ Program: It was launched by Himachal Pradesh. Under this program, the home isolated COVID-19 positive patients will be practised with Yoga for their healthy life. The program is the joint initiative of the AYUSH Department of the state and Art of Living Foundation.
  • Static Part: 
    • CM of Himachal Pradesh: Bandaru Dattatreya
    • Governor of Himachal Pradesh: Jai Ram Thakur
  • Awards and Recognition: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (Union Education Minister): He was conferred with International Invincible Gold Medal 2021.
  • Important Days and Themes: 18th May 2021: International Museum Day
    • Theme for 2021: The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine
    • 18th May 2021: World AIDS Vaccine Day
    • 17th to 23rd May 2021: 6th UN Global Road Safety Week
    • Theme for 2021: Streets for Life
    • Tagline: #Love30
  • Books and Authors: Title of Book: ‘Sikkim: A History of Intrigue and Alliance’
    • Author: Preet Mohan Singh Malik
  • Tribal Affairs Ministry signed MoU with Microsoft
  • Corona Mukt Pind Abhiyan--- Punjab
  • Exide Life Guaranteed Wealth Plus
  • 2021 Italian Open
  • India’s 1st Agriculture Export Facilitation Centre in Pune, Maharashtra


Q.1 When is International Museum Day marked?
a. 17th May
b. 18th May
c. 19th May
d. 20th May
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