TNPSC Current Affairs May 2017
1.Hassan Rouhani Re-elected as president of Iran.
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has re-elected as President of Iran. Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi congratulated him for re-election.
In his message to Hassan Raouhani, Prime minister said, Iran will continue to achieve new heights under the dynamic leadership of President Hassan Rouhani and India remains committed to strengthening our special relationship with Iran.
2.The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) to be held at Cancun, Mexico.
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju will represent India in the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) to be held at Cancun, Mexico from May 22-26, 2017.
Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is a global platform for strategic advice, coordination, partnership development and review of progress in the implementation of SFDRR (the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction) 2015-2030 which was adopted at the third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in 2015 in Sendai, Japan .
3.Purnima Devi Barman wins Green Oscars
Environmentalist Purnima Devi Barman from Assam, has won the prestigious Whitley Awards, also known as the Green Oscars, for her efforts in conserving greater adjutant storks