Current Affairs Today May 18 2018 Updates

Warm welcome to all government job seekers! We are again here today with current affairs today May 18 2018 latest updates. Today’s section of May 18, 2018 current affairs contains information related to National, states, international, persons in news etc. So stay with us for a few minutes to be updated and to make solid preparations for latest government jobs examinations.


Indian Railways Fits specially designed aerators

Railways of India has introduced specially designed aerators in basin taps of Tejas Express. These will be fitted by Bhusawal Division. Objective behind new move is the water conservation. The aerators will be directly fitted into existing taps without making any modifications to existing taps.

How aerators save water?

The aerators break down stream of incoming water into fine water sub-streams. The outflowing water is sufficient for utilisation for general purposes such as cleanliness. the aerators prevent wastage of water by reducing excess water flow.


Gina Haspel Confirmed as first female Director Of CIA

Gina Haspel with a vote margin of 55-45 has been selected first female director of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Gina has been selected for the post which was left vacant after former CIA chief, Mike Pompeo, left to become US Secretary of State.


Sridevi Honoured At Cannes Film Festival

Veteran Bollywood actor Sridevi has been honoured with TITAN Reginald F Lewis Film Icon Award at currently going Cannes Film Festival. The award was received by Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai and producer Namrata Goyal on behalf of Sridevi’s family.


Ambika Sharma To Head USIBC India Office

Highest ranked female executive of an Indian industry body as a Director General of FICCI, Ambika Sharma has became head of U.S India Business CouncilAmbika was currently head of FICCI. Being at the post Ms. Sharma will be responsible for following:-

  • Will take care and guide USIBC’s growth strategy in India.
  • Leading the charge on policy advocacy issues for USIBC’s diverse membership with a variety of stakeholders.

Youngest Indian Woman To Scale Mount Everest- Shivangi Pathak

Shivangi Pathak of India has became youngest Indian to scale Mount Everest. She has done this at the age of just 16 years.

Important Points:

  • Youngest Indian woman to climb Mount Everest is Shivangi Pathak (16 years).
  • Youngest woman of world to reach at top of mount Everest is Malavath Poorna(13 years).

Shivangi is born in Hisar of Haryana state. She already has conquered Stok Khangri, a 6,053-metre peak in Ladakh. She has proved that women are nowhere behind men. If determination is strong nothing is impossible.

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