Top 5 Current Affairs: 31 May 2019
The portfolio allocation of Narendra Modi’s new Council of Ministers has been announced. Check out the full list of Cabinet Ministers.
Narendra Modi Cabinet 2019: Who gets what porfolio, Full list here
The portfolio allocation of Narendra Modi’s new Council of Ministers was announced on May 31, 2019. While the old guard continues to helm Modi 2.0 with the likes of Nirmala Sitharam, Smriti Irani, Rajnath Singh, Piyush Goyal, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Harsh Vardhan taking oath for the second time, there are many first-timers in Modi’s new council, most prominent ones being Amit Shah, S Jaishankar, Anurag Thakur, Ramesh Pokhriyal and Arjun Munda.
Cricket World Cup 2019: Match predictions, four semi-finalists by Misbah-ul-Haq, Brendon McCullum, Daren Ganga and Murali Kartik
The ICC World Cup 2019 has got underway and hosts England lead the points table after they thrashed South Africa yesterday by 104 runs. The second match of the world cup is being played between former world champions Pakistan and two-time world cup champions West Indies at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. While the world cup is still in its early stages, predictions have started flowing in on which teams will make up the final four semifinalists.
Modi Cabinet 2.0: Six Women Ministers include Smriti Irani, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Nirmala Sitharaman
Modi Cabinet 2.0 has repeated three women leaders - Nirmala Sitharaman, Smriti Irani and Harsimrat Kaur Badal. To know the complete list of women ministers in new Modi government read this article thoroughly. The 17th Lok Sabha cabinet oath-taking ceremony have witnessed Nirmala Sitharaman, Smriti Irani, Harsimrat Kaur Badal in cabinet.
World No Tobacco Day: Significance, focus area and key theme
World No Tobacco Day aims to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. The reduction of tobacco usage and passive smoking is one of the most effective ways of improving lung health. However, there is considerably very less awareness among the people regarding the impact of tobacco smoking and second-hand smoke exposure on the health of people’s lungs.
Admiral Karambir Singh takes charge as the new Navy Chief
Admiral Karambir Singh assumed charge of the Indian Navy on May 31, 2019. He is the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff. Before this, Admiral Karambir was appointed as the Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command. His other important flag appointments include Chief of Staff of the Tri-Services Unified Command at Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Flag Officer Commanding Maharashtra and Gujarat Naval Area (FOMAG).