Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 17th May-20

Welcome to your Current Affairs 17th May-20

1) Consider the following statements about Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal (KWDT)
1. It was the first-ever tribunal for a river dispute under the Interstate River Water Disputes Act, 1956.
2.It was set up to resolve the disputes between the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra and then undivided Andhra Pradesh over sharing of Krishna river water.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
2) The National Disaster Management Authority has been constituted under the Disaster Management Act 2005, who will act as chairman of it
3) Consider the following statements about Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
1. Generally, FDI is when a foreign entity acquires ownership or controlling stake in the shares of a company in one country, or establishes businesses there.
2. FDI is the same as foreign portfolio investment because both will transfer technology .
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
4) Which of the following country recently opt out from the Regional Comprehensive Economic partnership (RCEP)
5) Consider the following statements about Indian Ordnance Factories
1. It is engaged in research, development, production of defense equipment.
2. It is functioning under the Department of Defence Production of Ministry of Defence, Government of India
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
6) Which of the following is true about Commonwealth of Nations
7) " Toman " is sometimes in news it is regarding
8) Bandhavgarh National Park located in
9) Consider the following statements about Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC)
1. To ensure farmers are safeguarded from exploitation by large retailers.
2.The Union Agriculture Ministry has formulated the Model Agricultural Produce and Livestock Marketing (APLM) Act.
Which of the above statement/s are incorrect?
10) World health Report is published by

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