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30 May 2017

Constantine Mitsotakis, a former Prime Minister of Greece died. In liberal Governments, He served in several Cabinet posts, including finance minister of Greece. The Present Prime Minister of Greece is Alexis Tsipras.

30 May 2017

The Goa State government decided to ban buying and selling of plastic bags below 50 microns. The ban will come to effect from July onwards. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar implemented the law with the fine of Rs 500 and then the fine will be subsequently raised to Rs 5,000. 

30 May 2017

India and Fiji signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Defence Cooperation. Minister of Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley and the Minister of Defence and National Security of Fiji, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola in New Delhi signed MoU on cooperation on defence industry, military training, humanitarian assistance & disaster management. Fiji is an extensive group of islands consisting of 332 islands located in the heart of Pacific Ocean.

30 May 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee received two copies of the book "Colour Atlas of Oral Implantology” and “Conservative Dentistry – basics". This  Atlas book majorly focuses on procedures performed by the author in the field of dental in planetology. The other book titled Conservative Dentistry – Basics, focuses on the basic fundamentals of the subject, with a lot of text, clinical pictures, and schematic diagrams for a better understanding of students.

30 May 2017

The 70th annual Cannes Film Festival took place from 17 to 28 May 2017, in Cannes, France. Here the main recipients of the awards: Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix (“You Were Never Really Here”); Best Actress: Diane Kruger, (“In the Fade”); Palme d’Or ( the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival): “The Square” (Ruben Östlund); Best Director: Taylor Sheridan, “Wind River”; Jury Prize: Michel Franco, “April’s Daughter”; Best Performance: Jasmine Trinca, “Fortunata”.

30 May 2017

Government-run Prasar Bharati got into an agreement with Morocco's Societe Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Television (SNRT) to step up cooperation in the broadcasting sector. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed during the fifth India Morocco Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) in Rabat, Morocco's capital.

30 May 2017

German Racing driver Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) won the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix at Monaco. The second place in the race is secured by Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) and the third place by Daniel Ricciardo(Red Bull). The 2017 Monaco Grand Prix was a Formula One Motor race held at the Circuit De Monaco, a racing circuit composed by temporarily closed-off public roads of a city, town or village, used in motor races.

30 May 2017

The government launched a new campaign called Darwaza Band for the promotion of toilet usage in the rural areas across the country. Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, who leads the campaign, is proposed to be joined by Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at the formal launch event to be held in Mumbai. It is an initiative of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a campaign by the Government of India to clean the streets, roads, the infrastructure of the country's 4,041 statutory cities and towns.

30 May 2017

Manipur Governor and former minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla appointed as the chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, a public central university located in Delhi. Heptulla who has been a five-time member of the Rajya Sabha and its deputy chairman for sixteen years served as the minister of minority affairs.

30 May 2017

Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today launched an Anti-Ragging Mobile App introduced by the University Grants Commission (UGC) at New Delhi. This app will work on Android system and students can log in and register their complaints instantaneously. The complaint will be sent to the concerned authorities for timely action and the action will be initiated immediately.

30 May 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Kerala's prestigious Kochi Metro project on June 17. The inaugural function of the 13-km Aluva-Palarivattom corridor will be held at Aluva in Ernakulam district.