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Current Affairs of 18th May, 2020

Important Current Affairs of 18th May , 2020

Daily current affairs for UPSC, PSC,SSC, IBPS, NTPC, PAYBAND-I , SAIL, BHAIL, CDS , NDC, COURTS , MUNICIPALITY , PANCHAYETS , WBCS and all other competitive examinations.
1)For which mission India's space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has directed the startups to develop tools and machines?- Gaganyaan-1 mission.    
View from space station



2)Who is the chairman of ISRO?- Kailasavadivoo Sivan.

3)When was ISRO established?- 15th August, 1969.

4)Which organisation was renamed after ISRO in 1969?- INCOSPAR (Indian National Committee for Space Research) established in 1962.

5)How many technologies have been identified by ISRO to develop locally at lower costs for use in its Gaganyaan missions?- 17 technologies. 

6)Which companies have been given facilities to build its polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV)? - Larson & Toubro and HAL.

7)World Hypertension Day is observed on- 17th May.

8)What is the theme of World Hypertension Day?- Measure Your Blood Pressure, Control It, Live Longer - is the theme of 2020 world hypertension Day.

9)Who is the Prime Minister of Israel?- Benjamin Netanyahu.

10)What language is mostly spoken in Israel?- Hebrew.

11)What is the capital of Israel?- Jerusalem.

12)Who is the President of Israel?- Reuven Rivlin.

13)Who has issued the guidelines i.e. wearing face covers is compulsory, spitting will be punishable with fine, and social distancing should be followed in public places and in transport to the National Directives for COVID-19 management?- Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

14)When was the  first World Hypertension Day observed?- May 2005.





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