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May 2016 Current Affairs and GK Topics – Complete Details:
Current Affairs 1st May 2016
» 1st May is Labor Day is observed all over India and some other parts of World.
» PM Narendra Modi inagurated Ujjwala Yojana scheme. It offers 5 Crore free cooking gas connections to Below Poverty Line families in our country in next 3 years.
Current Affairs 3rd May 2016
» 3rd May World Press Freedom Day
» Salman Khan and Abhinav Bindra joined by Sachin Tendulkar as goodwill ambassador of India for 2016 Rio Olympics.
Current Affairs 4th May 2016
» According to Supreme Court, all tobacco companies’ products must possess health warning. The health warning must cover 85% of product pack.
Current Affairs 6th May 2016
» Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of the Mumbai-based Western Naval Command, Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba is new Navy Chief.
» Sadiq Khan, Britain’s Labor Party candidate is the first Muslim Mayer.
Current Affairs 7th May 2016
» Taoiseach Enda Kenny is the PM – Prime Minister of Ireland. Kenny re elected in the polls.
Current Affairs 8th May 2016
» 8th May Mother’s Day
» Telecom Ministry agreed to provide 112 single number from Jan 1st 2017 to assist people to contact services of police, ambulance and fire department immediately.
» Virat Kohli is first cricket captain to score 2 hundreds in one IPL edition.
Current Affairs 9th May 2016
» Michel Platini resined for his post “head of European soccer”.
Current Affairs 10th May 2016
» ShashankManohar regined Board of Control for Cricket in India’s president post.
» Tina Dabi Delhi girl is the topper of Union Public Service Commission exam for this year.
Current Affairs 11th May 2016
» 11th May is National Technology Day celebrated by India.
Current Affairs 12th May 2016
» WHO report says Indian cities Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna and Raipur are the top most populated cities. First place occupied Zabol in Iran.
Current Affairs 14th May 2016
» FIFA’s first female Secretary General (SG) is Senegalese UN diplomat Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura.
» In over 29000 villages, Maharashtra government announced Drought.
Current Affairs 15th May 2016
» Max Verstappen Won Spanish Grand Prix. He is the youngest to win F1 grand prix at 18 years old.
Current Affairs 16th May 2016
» Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry assembly elections conducted.
» Advanced Air Defense interceptor missile – Ashwin is successfully tested from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.
» Deepak Shodhan, Indias oldest living test cricketer passed away today. He was the first person to maka a century in test innings.
» La Liga Championship won by Barcelona.
Current Affairs 17th May 2016
» 2016 Man Booker pirze has won by Han Kang of South Korea for his novel “The Vegetarial”.
Current Affairs 18th May 2016
» PNB – Punjab National Bank got loss of Rs 5,367 crore for this March quarter. In the history Bankings it is the biggest loss ever.
» India test fired Prithvi-II missile, completely developed in India from Chandipur.
» In Beas near Amritsar in Punjab, a worlds biggest single solar power plant rooftop has been started. Its capasity is 11.5 Mw.
Current Affairs 19th May 2016
» Bharatiya Janata Party alliance wins assembly election with 87 seats. Total seats are 126.
» Mamata Benerjee won assembly elections in West Bengal with 211 seats.
» Tamil Nadu assembly election won by AIADMK the ruling party of Jayalilitha with 134 seats.
» LDF wins the assembly election in Kerala with 91 seats.
Current Affairs 20th May 2016
» Taiwan’s first female president is Tsai Ing-wen.
Current Affairs 21st May 2016
» Andhra Pradesh beaten by cyclone ‘Roanu’.
» MC Mary Kom failed to qualify for the Rio Olympics. She was five time world champion.
Current Affairs 22nd May 2016
» BCCI new president is Anurag Thakur.
Current Affairs 23rd May 2016
» Tamil Nadu’s New Chief Minister is Jayalalitha. She elected as an CM for the 6th time.
» India test fired successfully its indegenous space shuttle RLV-TD (Re-Usable Launch Vehicle – Technology Demonstrator) from Sriharikota.
» Federation Cup won by Mohun Bagan for the fourteenth time. He defeated Aizawl FC.
Current Affairs 24th May 2016
» Assam’s new Chief Minister is Sarbananda Sonowal.
Current Affairs 25th May
» 6 new IITs were approved by Union Government. They are Dharwar, Goa, Tirupati, Palakkad, Bhilai and Jammu. ISM Dhanbad also developed as an IIT.
» Kerala’s New Chief Minister is Pinarayi Vijayan.
Current Affairs 27th May 2016
» West Bengal’s new Chief Minister is Mamatha Banerjee for the second time.
Current Affairs 28th May 2016
» Election Commission canceled polls in Tamil Nadu for the first time in the History. EC cancelled polls in Aravakurichi and Thanjavur because political leaders offered money to the voters to support them in polls.
» V Narayanaswamy o Congress pary is the Chief Mininster of Puducherry.
Current Affairs 29th May 2016
» Hyderabad Sunrisers defeated Royal Challengers Bngalore and win IPL – 9 by eight runs.
Current Affairs 31st May 2016
» AR Rahaman was awarded Japan’s Fukuoka prize 2016 for his contribution in music.
» 31st May is World No Tobacco Day.