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Latest Current Affairs 14th May 2019

Normalcy slowly returning to Cyclone Fani hit Odisha: Normalcy is slowly returning to Odisha which was hit by Cyclone Fani. Centre and state government are working on a war footing for relief and restoration.

Violence at BJP chief Amit Shah’s mega road show in Kolkata: Violence at BJP chief Amit Shah’s mega road show in Kolkata; Party complains to EC; BJP accuses TMC youth wing of attacking their party President.

Iranian Foreign Minister holds talks with EAM Sushma Swaraj: Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif holds bilateral talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi; A gamut of issues of mutual and regional interest discussed during the talks.

Exercise Bull Strike at Teressa Island, Andaman: Indian Armed Forces carried out Exercise Bull Strike at Teressa Island in Andaman and Nicobar.

DRDO conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted successful flight test of ABHYAS – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) drone, from Interim Test Range (ITR) in Odisha’s Chandipur on Tuesday.

Central team in Odisha for cyclone Fani damage assessment: Central inter-ministerial team, on a three-day visit to assess damage caused by the cyclone Fani, visits Bhubaneswar and Puri in Odisha; CM Naveen Patnaik writes to PM Modi, thanking him for all assistance received from the Centre.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Campaigning in top gear for 7th & last Phase: Campaigning for the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha elections intensifies; Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses rallies  in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and Chandigarh, challenges  opposition to prove if he has amassed any benami property during his tenure as Gujarat Chief Minister or Prime Minister.

Doordarshan launches online souvenir store in partnership with Amazon India: Doordarshan began India’s television journey. Even today, hearing Doordarshan’s name brings back memories of several epic moments.

Sri Lanka: Government orders nationwide curfew for second night: In Sri Lanka, night curfew remains in place for the whole country as more than 60 people have been taken into arrest for violence against Muslims during last two days.

Sri Lankan software engineer, under Indian surveillance: A Sri Lankan software engineer suspected by authorities in Sri Lanka of having provided technical and logistical support to the Easter Sunday suicide bombers was monitored by Indian intelligence agencies three years ago for links with Islamic State suspects, investigators said.

Trump says will meet Xi and Putin in June: US President Donald Trump on Monday said he will meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and Russian leader Vladimir Putin in June on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Japan.

Sri Lanka: At least two killed in violence post Easter Sunday attacks: In Sri Lanka, at least two people are reported killed and dozens of shops burnt in anti-Muslim riots since Monday following Easter Sunday attacks.

WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concludes in New Delhi: WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concludes in New Delhi; approach is to re-energise and strengthen multilateralism and put in place a more inclusive decision making process.

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China hits back in trade war with U.S.: The Trade War between United States and China has escalated. China has retaliated against the U.S. with its own higher tariffs announcing tariff hikes on 60 billion dollars of U.S imports.

Doordarshan launches online souvenir store in partnership with Amazon India: Doordarshan began India’s television journey. Even today, hearing Doordarshan’s name brings back memories of several epic moments.

Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman appear before BCCI ombudsman: Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman meet BCCI Ombudsman DK Jain in Conflict of Interest case;  next hearing of the matter is on 20th of May; Sachin and Laxman’s appearance may not be required for the next hearing.

Mary Kom to make her debut in India Open boxing tournament: London Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom will make her competitive debut at home in 51kg in the second edition of the India Open boxing tournament, to be held in Guwahati from 20th to 24th of this month.

Tennis: Novak Djokovic wins Madrid Open title: Top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia beat Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 6-3, 6-4 yesterday to win his third Madrid Open title.

CEAT Awards: Virat Kohli bags cricketer of the year: India captain Virat Kohli bagged the International Cricketer and Batsman of the Year award during the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2019.

George Clooney advised Ben Affleck to not take up Batman role: George Clooney knows a thing or two about the perils of taking on a fan-favourite role, which is why he suggested his good friend Ben Affleck to turn down the offer to play Batman on screen.

72nd edition of Cannes Film Festival to begin today; India pavilion to be opened: The excitement is soaring and stage is all set for the 72nd Cannes Film Festival which begins today, with films “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”, “Rocketman”, “The Dead Don’t Die” in the fray; The India Pavilion is set to be inaugurated at the Festival, which will be held from 14th to 25th May 2019.

How methane-eating bacteria create ‘green’ fuel decoded: Scientists have identified an enzyme that helps some bacteria remove methane from the environment and convert it into a usable fuel paving the way for creating a novel, sustainable source of energy.

NASA dubs 2024 Moon mission ‘Artemis,’ asks for US$1.6 billion: In March, US President Donald Trump’s administration moved the date for the next American lunar mission up by four years from its original goal of 2028 while pledging to get a female astronaut to the Moon’s surface for the first time.

Mariana Trench: Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic bag: The latest dive reached 10,927m (35,849ft) beneath the waves making a new record.

Actress Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: American actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty on Monday for paying bribes to help her daughter gain admission to a prestigious university, avoiding what was sure to be a well-publicised trial and probably also dodging jail time.

Mariana Trench: Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic bag: The latest dive reached 10,927m (35,849ft) beneath the waves making a new record.