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22 May 2017 Current Affairs
Bengaluru Airport Initiative to Go Green
The Bangalore International Airport Limited inaugurated solar farms at International Airport premises. One Project of 440kW has been installed in the car park area in front of the Airport corporate office, and the second project of 2.5MW solar panels at the airside. This will reduce carbon emission by 3125 tonnes per annum when both the project will be in production.
Reliance Jio has been awarded ‘Digital Service Innovator of the Year Award’
Reliance Jio has received TM Forum’s ‘Digital Service Innovator of the Year Award’ 2017.
TM Forum is the industry association driving digital business transformation of the communications industry. Reliance Jio has been awarded as this company has attracted 90 million subscribers of its services in last four months in such a saturated telecom market of India.
Asia yoga championship has been won by 13 year old Indian Girl
Thirteen-year-old Vaishnavi of India beat hundreds of competitors to win the first Asia Level Yoga Competition beating contestants from five countries. Championship held in Thailand.
U.N. designated 21 June as world Yoga Day on the urging of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who said yoga lets people “discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world, and the nature.”
Mumbai Indians lift IPL-10 trophy beats Rising Pune Supergiant
Mumbai Indians snatch an incredible one-run victory from the jaws of defeat against Rising Pune Supergiant to lift Indian Premier League season 10 trophies.
Mumbai Indians’ has won three IPL trophy in 10 editions and more special for their skipper Rohit Sharma, who is the only captain to win three titles.
Legendary Indian NRI Mathunny Mathews aka ‘Toyota’ Sunny passes away in Kuwait
Mathunny Mathews popularly known as ‘Toyota’ Sunny, who was a pillar of the Indian expatriate community in Kuwait for over half-a-century, passed away at his residence in Qadisiya in Kuwait. He was 81.
Mathews had played a key role in the safe evacuation of 1.7 lakh Indian nationals from the Emirate after Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait in 1990. Bollywood movie Airlift has shown his efforts of evacuation of Indian from war affected Kuwait in 1990.