1. Customs and Postal Department Hold 1st Ever Joint Conference
ii. Imports and exports by post are the 6th highest cited citizen grievances under Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMs).
ii. The book deals with military judicial system vis-a-vis command and management issues within the military establishments.
3. International Nurses Day: 12 May
ii. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has chosen the theme “Nurses A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human right” for IND 2018. It was first celebrated by ICN in the year 1965.
4. SpaceX Launches Most Powerful Falcon 9 Rocket
ii. The Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket’s main goal for its maiden mission is to propel the first high-orbit communications satellite for Bangladesh, called Bangabandhu Satellite-1.
- SpaceX is the US-based aerospace agency.
- Its CEO is Elon Musk.
5. Venkaiah Naidu 3-Nation Visit: India & Peru Signs Agreement
ii. During the meeting, the leaders discussed various bilateral and international issues of mutual interest. Vice President’s visit comes at a time when India is celebrating the 55th anniversary of the establishment of Diplomatic Relations with Peru.
- Peru Capital- Lima, Currency- Sol.
ii. Yunus is the founder of Grameen Bank and is known as the Father of Microfinance.
ii. She also received an Academy Honorary Award, known as a Lifetime Achievement Oscar, in November 2016 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.