National & International Events - Current Affairs for May, 2015

National & International Events Current Affairs for May, 2015

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▼ International Day of UN Peacekeepers observed on 29thMay 2015   [05-17-15]

To mark the occasion, various events were organised across the globe to commemorate all brave men and women who have contributed towards establishing peace and security in the war torn countries and ravaged societies across the world.

▼ HP organses Anjanmi Beti Ke Liye Daud   [05-17-15]

Himachal is one among the ten worst states wherein sex ratio is worst. It has a child sex ratio of 906 females against 1000 males. The objective of this Marathon is to save girl child and arrest the declining sex ratio in the hill state.

▼ Exhibition of vintage miniature paintings in Australia launched   [05-17-15]

The three-month show features 101 paintings done between the 17th and 19th centuries, and is the first major initiative under a recently-inked pact on culture between India and Australia.

▼ Indian Health Minister launches Photo Exhibition on Yoga in Geneva   [05-17-15]

Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and the President of World Health Assembly inaugurated a Photo-Exhibition on Yoga- “Yoga for All, Yoga for Health” on the sidelines of 68th World Health Assembly, at Geneva.

▼ India to host PATA Travel Mart 2015   [05-17-15]

PATA travel mart is the premier travel trade show in the Asia Pacific region. It brings together international buyers and sellers and provides platform for promoting tourism destination of countries.

▼ First International Day of Yoga observed on 21stJune 2015   [05-14-15]

Indian Ambassador to the US Arun K Singh said, the event is being organised by the Indian Embassy in the US in association with the Friends of Yoga, which is an association of Yoga organisations in the region. Indian Embassy is organising a series of curtain raiser Yoga events during the months of May-June 2015, including at the World Bank, at Durga Temple and Rajdhani Temple in Virginia.

▼ BRICS Under 17 Football Tournament to be held in India in 2015   [05-14-15]

A Memorandum of Understanding is set to be signed with Brazilian representatives in New Delhi. The MoU will be signed by Project Leader and Tournament Organiser, Joao Gilberto Vaz and Secretary General ASSOCHAM, DS Rawat, in the presence of Sports Secretary Ajit Sharan. All India Football Federation General Secretary Kushal Das will also be present.

▼ Namaste India, cultural festival inaugurated in Russia   [05-14-15]

The President said Indian culture and its heritage of art, music and cinema have enjoyed love and appreciation across Russia over centuries.