Let us see what are today’s daily current affairs May 29 and the happening news in the country and world.

India & World :


Jayalalithaa is going to contest bypoll elections from RK Nagar constituency. The election will take place on June 26th 2015.

Google Fiber 1 Gbps broadband will be soon coming to telangana state, India . Google fiber is a service provided by google by which internet services get lightning fast.

Indian Economy GDP has grown up to 7.3% in year 2014-2015 : NDA Government

Four Indian women have been featured in the list of top 100 most powerful women in world.


Lance Naik Nand Ram and Raju Joesph were given prestigious UN peacekeepers medal.

United states removed Cuba from the list of state-sponsored terrorism. This process was done by president obama’s administration.

On this friday in Nepal there were five tremors which were recorded 5.2 on the richter scale. No damage reported by the government as of now.

A magnitude of 6.7 richter scale was recorded near alaska coast.

Sports :

Sania mirza and Leander paes move forward in Roland garros (French open 2015) tournament.

The world no.1 badmintion women player , Saina nehwal is out of Australian open series by losing to chinese player Shixian wang in quarter final match. She has lost with straight sets and it was a shock for her fans.

FIFA (U-17) under 17 age tournament will be held in India. Our country will be the host for this tournament.

Roger federer and Sharapova have won their games and advances to next rounds of french open 2015.

Technology :

Google I/O 2015 event has been concluded as it was 2-day event from May 28-29. A lot of things have been discussed in this event where developers of google from various departments have talked about the upcoming features in android and various other products.

Android M will be available for download as developers preview and the final build process is still going on so that no issues will be present at the time of official launch. Sundar pichai talks about ” Android M ” and its features ; quotes that Android M will be the best android os till date.

Android Pay is the new product which is going to be seen on android devices. Google cardboard is another attraction on this IO-2015 event.

Gk Today – May 29th 2015 :

Today (29.05.2015) is celebrated as ” International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers”. Two indians were given ” Dag Hammarskjold Medal” which is considered to be the top medal in UN Peacekeeping organisation.

Selvin Christopher is the new Director general of DRDO and he was awarded padma bhushan in 2012 for his meritorious work in science.

Mysore’s new king is ‘ Yaduveer Gopala Raja ‘ and he is the 27th maharaja of wodeyar dynasty.

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