TNPSC Current Affairs Today (English) Date: 22.05.2017

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TNPSC Current Affairs Today (English) Date: 22.05.2017: 

High-speed Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express flagged off: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off India’s newest luxury train - the Tejas Express from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus this afternoon. Its first trip is a nine hour-long journey to Karmali station in Goa. The fully air conditioned Tejas Express, announced in Railway Budget 2016, has a passenger capacity of 992 passengers.

PM Modi congratulates R. Vaishali for winning Gold at Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated R. Vaishali for winning the Gold medal at Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship. R Vaishali won the women's title of the Championship in Chengdu, China on 21.05.2017

India & Africa: Partners in Growth exhibition inaugurated: Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal today inaugurated the exhibition on “India & Africa- Partners - in Growth” at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Harsh Vardhan takes additional charge of Environment Ministry: Science and Technology Minister Dr Harshvardhan today took over the additional charge of Environment Ministry. Anil Madhav Dave, who passed away last week, held the portfolio earlier.

Rajasthan: GRAM to begin in Kota from May 24: The Rajasthan government will hold a series of seminars for agriculture experts and farmers during the Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet (GRAM) which will be held in Kota from 24th May, 2017. Director at the Horticulture Department Vijay Pal Singh said, the opening event will be attended by Senior Agriculture Economist at the World Bank, Edward Bresnyan, and Water Resources Minister Ram Pratap.

Donald Trump arrives in Israel amid tight security: US President Donald Trump has reached Israel as he continues his first foreign trip. He flew in from Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders at a summit.

Israel aerospace industries signs $630 million deal with India: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) today said, it has closed another major deal worth 630 million US dollar with India to supply advanced long range air and missile defence systems for four ships of the Indian Navy. State-owned, IAI said in Jerusalem that the contract is for supplying Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LRSAM) systems.

France's Macron hosts Italy's Gentiloni ahead of G7 meeting: French President Emmanuel Macron has held talks with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Paris ahead of next week's G-7 meeting. The French President hosted the Italian Prime Minister for a working dinner at the Elysee Palace yesterday.

Mumbai Indians win IPL title for third time: In Cricket, Mumbai Indians lifted the Indian Premier League trophy for the third time, as they recorded a scintillating 1-run win against Rising Pune Supergiant in the title clash at Hyderabad on 21.05.2017

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina wins Italian Open tennis title: Ukraine's Elina Svitolina has won the Italian Open tennis title. In the final in Rome on 22.05.2017

Germany's Alexander Zverev wins Rome Masters, beats Djokovic: Germany's Alexander Zverev stunned four-time champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 to win the Rome Masters tennis tournament on 20.05.2017.

Courtesy: AIR News