- 1 First Phase Delhi- Meerut Express inaugurated by Prime Minister
- 2 UAV- Rustom 2 Drone to be made by HAL and delivered by 2020 to all 3 wings of Armed Forces: DRDO Chief.
- 3 Administrative Charges cut to 0.5 pc: EPFO
- 4 Mia Mottley is the First women PM of Barbados, who wins by 100% majority
- 5 Real Madrid wins Champion’s Trophy defeating Liverpool by 3-1: Kiev
- 6 Latest Current Affairs
First Phase Delhi- Meerut Express inaugurated by Prime Minister
On 27th May 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated First Phase of Delhi- Meerut expressway.
The Expressway aims to provide safe connectivity from Delhi to Meerut to Uttar Pradesh to Uttarakhand.
The Total length of the Project runs 8Km. Out of this first 27.4 Km will be 14- laned while the rest is of 6-lane expressway.
The total expense of the project is Rs 4975. 17 Crore.
The Project will reduce the travel time from Delhi to Meerut in just 60 minutes.
UAV- Rustom 2 Drone to be made by HAL and delivered by 2020 to all 3 wings of Armed Forces: DRDO Chief.
On 27th May 2018, the DRDO made UAV- Rustom 2 unmanned Aeriel vehicle will be delivered to the Armed Forces by 2020.
The vehicle has completed the first round of test at Chitradurga in Karnataka.
It has been made use of all the three wings Armed Forces viz. Air Force, Indian Army, and Indian Navy.
The main objective of introducing the UAV is for Primarily Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operations.
This can fly at 2, 20, 000 feet and has 20 hour long flight time endurance.
The manufacture has been done by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Bharat Electronics Limited.
This will be delivered by 2020 to the Armed Forces.
Administrative Charges cut to 0.5 pc: EPFO
On 27th May 2018, the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) decided to cut its administrative charges by 0.5%.
This will help around 5, 00, 000 employees to save around 9 Billion annually from the cut.
This will come into effect from 1st June 2018.
The charges have been modified from 0.65% to 0.50% of the wage paid to the customer.
EPFO has accumulated Rs 38 Billion through the charges in the last fiscal.
Presently it has 500 million subscribers and a corpus of Rs 10 Trillion.
Mia Mottley is the First women PM of Barbados, who wins by 100% majority
The Caribbean Island of Barbados, has elected Ms. Mia Mottley as the first woman Prime Minister on 27th May 2018.
She is the leader of the Barbados Labour arty (BPL) and won against Democratic Labour Party (DLP).
She won all the 30 seats of House of Assembly and is a lawyer.
She replaced the DLP candidate and the former PM Freundel Stuart.
Real Madrid wins Champion’s Trophy defeating Liverpool by 3-1: Kiev
On 27th May 2018, the Spanish Team of Real Madrid beats Liverpool from England by 3-1 Goal in Champions Trophy.
The Champions League was held in NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium Kiev, Ukraine.
The Team has won four such tournaments in 5 years.
The First Goal was made by Karim Benenza and the last two goals was made by Gareth Bale.