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Current Affairs in Short: 20 May 2019

On a plea seeking 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in CTET, 2019 Supreme Court of India seeks responses from the Centre and CBSE.

May 20, 2019 18:03 IST

AI training to 15,000 people by Microsoft by 2022

Microsoft has recently announced that it will train and certify about 15,000 people on Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills by 2022. This task would be conducted in partnership with education provider General Assembly (GA). Focus areas of this training will revolve around technologies including data science, Machine Learning (ML), Cloud and data engineering among others.

CTET Exam 2019: SC seeks response from CBSE, Centre

On a plea seeking 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), 2019 Supreme Court of India seeks responses from the Centre and CBSE. A vacation bench of justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna issued notices to the Centre and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on the plea and asked them to respond to it by July 1, the next date of hearing.

Dwayne Bravo in reserve list for World Cup 2019

Dwayne Bravo, Former West Indies captain, will be in the list of reserve players for the World Cup. He had recently announced his retirement from international cricket in October 2018. Updates list was published on the website of Cricket West Indies (CWI), also included Kieron Pollard, who hasn’t played an ODI since October 2016.

Bangladesh bans fishing for 65 days

The government of Bangladesh has banned all types fishing and fishing vessels off its coasts to save fishes. This ban will be remained for next 65 days. Thousands of fishermen have planned protests arguing that they will be left without a source of income.

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