Current Affairs May 2014

  • Indian Navy and Singapore Navy conducted annual bilateral naval exercises, SIMBEX 2014 in Andaman Sea from 22 May to 28 May 2014.
  • Union Government signed credit agreement of a 24 million US dollar with World Bank for additional financing for URWSSP.
  • Union Government signed a credit agreement of 165 million US dollar with World Bank for MRWSSP.
  • India signed credit agreement of 121.20 million $ with World Bank for UDWDP
  • President and board member of Infosys, BG Srinivas resigned. The resignation will be effective from 10 June 2014.
  • 8 Indian Soldiers posthumously awarded with prestigious Dag Hammarskjold Medal of UN. UN secretary General Ban Ki-moon honoured eight Indian soldiers, who lost their lives in peacekeeping operations in 2013.
  • Ajit Doval has been appointed as the National Security Adviser on 30 May 2014.
  • The Vice President of India Hamid Ansari on 29 May 2014 presented the Malti Devi Gyan Peeth Puraskar-2014.
  • Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan signed a treaty to form the Eurasian Economic Union in Kazakh capital of Astana.
  • Vishwanath Tripathi, eminent Hindi writer awarded the prestigious Vyas Samman 2013.
  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany on 25 May 2014 won Monaco Grand Prix of Formula One.
  • Indologist and Sanskrit scholar Sukumari Bhattacharji who had equal grasp over English and Sanskrit language died on 24 May 2014.
  • Hiroshi Naka, Japanese national appointed as the Vice President of World Bank
  • Mukul Rohatgi has been appointed as the 14th Attorney-General of India. He succeeds Gulam Vahanvati.
  • Former Chairperson of TRAI, Nripendra Misra has been appointed as the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
  • Domestic e-retailer Flipkart on 21 May 2014 announced that it has acquired rival and leading fashion e-tailer for 300 million US dollar.
  • Petro Poroshenko won the Ukrainian Presidential Election held on 25 May 2014.
  • Sushma Swaraj became the first woman External Affairs Minister on 26 May 2014.
  • China won 2014 Uber Cup title of badminton on 24 May 2014
  • Narendra Modi took oath as 15th Prime Minister of India
  • Japan won 2014 Thomas Cup badminton
  • Japan won AFC Women's Asian Cup title against Australia in Vietnam on 25 May 2014
  • TR Zeliang sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Nagaland as the successor of Neiphiu Rio on 24 May 2014.
  • 13-year and 11-month old girl, Poorna of Andhra Pradesh became the youngest woman to climb Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world.
  • Anti-Terrorism Day observed across India on 21 May 2014.
  • Anandiben Patel was sworn-in as the first woman Chief Minister of Gujarat on 22 May 2014.
  • K Rajendra Kumar on 21 May 2014 was appointed as new Director General of Police of Jammu and Kashmir. He succeeded Ashok Prasad.
  • Naveen Patnaik was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Odisha at the Raj Bhavan, Bhubaneswar
  • Pawan Chamling of SDF sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Sikkim for a record fifth consecutive time.
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi sowrn-in as the new Chief Minister of Bihar.  Governor DY Patil administered his oath of the office and secrecy.
  • Novak Djokovic won the Men's Italian Tennis Open 2014 held in Rome, Italy on 18 May 2014.
  • Serena Williams of US won the Women's Italian Tennis Open 2014 on 18 May 2014. She defeated World No. 11 Sara Errani of Italy
  • Pankaj Advani on 14 May 2014 won Cricket Club of India (CCI) Classic Billiards and Snooker tournament.
  • Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar tendered his resignation to the Governor of the state. He also recommended dissolution of the Bihar Assembly.
  • SC has appointed Justice Mukul Mudgal panel to further probe the IPL betting or spot fixing scandal that involves Narayanswamy Srinivasan and 12 others.
  • The International Technology Law Association on 14 May 2014 appointed Sajai singh as the President.
  • Russia’s Maria Sharapova won the Mutua Madrid Open Tennis title by defeating Romanian Simona Halep 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the finals.
  • Indian-American chef Vikaram Sunderam won the prestigious James Beard Awards 2014.
  • Rafael Nadal won his 27th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title at Mutua Madrid Open final after Kei Nishikori was forced to withdraw with a back injury.
  • Inspector General K Natarajan took over as the 21st Commander of the Coast Guard Region (Andaman and Nicobar) as a successor of VSR Murthy.
  • Senior IPS Officer Archana Ramasundaram on 8 May 2014 appointed as first Woman Additional Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
  • Former Andhra Pradesh CM Nedurumilli Janardhan Reddy died on 9 May 2014
  • Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed the former fast bowler of Pakistan, Waqar Younis as the national coach of the national team of Pakistan
  • Virat Kohli was ranked no 1 in ICC list of One Day International (ODI) ranking released in Dubai on 4 May 2014.
  • Prime Minister of Slovenia, Alenka Bratusek resigned on 5 May 2014
  • The United States on 2 May 2014 announced 1.2 million US dollar aid package for Ukrainian Journalists.
  • India ranked no 1 in ICC Twenty20 International Team rankings by replacing Sri Lanka.

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