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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 28 MAY 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 28 MAY 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      QUEEN MAXIMA OF KINGDOM OF NETHERLANDS ON VISIT TO INDIA
i. Queen Maxima of the Kingdom of the Netherlands who is also the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development has arrived in New Delhi on a four-day visit to India.
ii. During the visit, Queen Maxima will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog Rajiv Kumar and CEO Amitabh Kant.

2.      SANGEETA BAHL BECOMES OLDEST INDIAN WOMAN TO SCALE MOUNT EVEREST
i. Sangeeta Bahl, a 53-year-old former model, has become the oldest Indian woman to conquer Mount Everest.
ii. Bahl, who currently resides in Gurugram, scaled the peak with the help of two Sherpas and was felicitated at the Indian embassy in Kathmandu.
iii. She has already conquered six out of the seven highest peaks in the world.

3.      BCCI, UN ENVIRONMENT SIGN AGREEMENT TO PROMOTE ‘GREEN’ CRICKET
i. The BCCI and UN Environment signed an agreement to promote ‘green’ Cricket in India.
ii. BCCI acting Secretary Amitabh Choudhary and Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment, signed a letter of intent in Mumbai.
iii. The partnership aims to spread greater awareness about key environmental challenges facing the country, and highlight alternate and more sustainable solutions.

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