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CURRENT AFFAIR RECAP - 10 MAY 2016


 
    The position that India finished in the overall standings of 7th Asian Youth Championships held in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan on 9 May 2016 - Third

    In Mizoram, the administration of a district on the Mizoram-Bangladesh border issued an order prohibiting import of chicken, bird, duck and eggs from Bangladesh and Tripura – Mamit

    The company that won the trademark case in China on 9 May 2016 – Facebook

    Austrian Chancellor who resigned after losing the support of Social Democratic party colleagues - Werner Faymann

    The famous American actor best known for his work as Martin Lane on the hit series The Patty Duke Show who died on 8 May 2016 is - William Schallert

    The senior advocate of Bombay High Court who was appointed as Additional Solicitor General in Supreme Court is - Atma Ram Nadkarni

    World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was observed across the world on 10 May 2016 with theme - Stop the Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade of Migratory Birds


    In Philippines, maverick anti-crime candidate who won the Presidential elections, following the withdrawal of his opponents - Rodrigo Duterte

    He resigned as the President of Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) on 10 May 2016 – Shashank Manohar

    The Union Government on 9 May 2016 released a commemorative coin of hundred rupees and a circulation coin of ten rupees on - Maharana Pratap

    President Obama on 9 May 2016 signed a National Legacy Act into law officially making an animal as country’s first national mammal - American Bison

    The Lok Sabha on 9 May 2016 passed the Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2014 that seeks to repeal - The Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982

    The three member committee constituted by the Union Government to prepare a policy framework for taxi and other transport operators will be headed by - Sanjay Mitra, the Road Transport Secretary

    The three-member State Food Commission constituted by Odisha Government in May 2016 will be headed by - Ranglal Jamuda, former Union secretary, Food Processing Industries


    The Indian scientist who won a grant of SGD 3 million by Singapore’s National Research Foundation to pursue research in the field of congenital and adult cardiovascular diseases is - Manvendra K Singh

    The Ministry of Environment and Forests launched a web-based application on - Integrated Waste Management System

    The company that announced the launch of its free high-speed public WiFi service at railway stations of Ujjain, Jaipur, Patna, Guwahati, and Allahabad on 9 May 2016 - Google

    An initiative of the RailTel that was in news in the first week of May 2016 as Google launches Free Public Wi-Fi Service at 5 Railway Stations as part of it - Railwire

    He resigned from the post of president of Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) on 9 May 2016 - Michael Platini


    India vs Pakistan: Why Can’t we just be Friends is a book written by - Husain Haqqani

    Who killed Swami Laxmananada is a book written by  - Kuldip Nayar

    The pharmaceutical company that got the patent for Hepatitis C drug Solvadi – Gilead





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