Current Affairs 2016 (May)(English)

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31 May 2016

Who of the following was adjudged as the player of the series in the 2016 Indian Premier League?

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Virat Kohli with 973 runs in the 2016 IPL won the Player of the Series award.

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The final match of UEFA Champions league 2016 was played between:

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The final match of UEFA Champions league 2016 was played between Athletico Madrid & Real Madrid. Real Madrid won the Champions League in a penalty shootout. 

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Who amongst the following took charge of India's Southern Naval Command?

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Vice-Admiral A R Karve took charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command (SNC). Prior to this appointment, he was serving as the Chief of Personnel at IHQ MoD (Navy), at Delhi. He will succeed Vice Admiral Girish Luthra who has been appointed as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command.

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Which of the following became first Union Territory (UT) in India to sign 24×7 Power for All document?

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Lakshadweep became first Union Territory (UT) in thecounry to sign 24×7 Power for All document. The document was signed by representative of Union Government and administration of Lakshadweep. At present, 10 inhabited islands ofLakshadweep are mostly fed by diesel.  This document envisions for providing 24×7 power supply to all households /homes, commercial and industrial consumers and to Agricultural consumers as per state policy.

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Who amongst the following F1 drivers won the Monaco Grand Prix 2016?

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Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrated his first win of the Formula One season Monaco Grand Prix.

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Suresh Chatwal passed away recently. He was related to which of the following:

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Veteran film and television actor Suresh Chatwal has passed away in Mumbai.

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Which of the following Bollywood actors became the goodwill ambassador for LEPRA India?

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Bollywood Actor R Madhavan has become the goodwill ambassador of LEPRA India organization that fight against diseases like leprosy and tuberculosis. LEPRA India is a non-government organisation working in the fields of leprosy, tuberculosis, malaria, HIV or AIDS and community health. It is also known as the Lepra Society.

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Mount Sinabung volcano erupted recently. It is located in which country?

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Mount Sinabung volcano is a stratovolcano of andesite and dacite inthe Karo plateau of Indonesia. It recently erupted on 22 May, killing nearly 7 people in Gembar village in the western province of North Sumatra.

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Who amongst the following has been appointed as the new Chief Minister of Puducherry?

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Former Union Minister of State, V Narayanaswamy was unanimously elected as Congress Legislature Party leader, to become the Chief Minister of Puducherry, where the Congress-DMK alliance won the May 16 Assembly polls.

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30 May 2016

Recently V. Narayanasamy, a leader of Congress legislative party has been unanimously elected as the new Chief Minister of which State/Union Territory?

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After the recent State assembly elections of Puducherry, the verdict came in favour of All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary and former Union minister of state V.Narayanasamy.

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How much amount will be invested in road transport to strengthen the road network of the northeast, as announced by Union minister Nitin Gadkari?

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Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday avowed that the government will invest Rs. One lakh crore in the northeast region with the objective of bolstering road development in the next five years.

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Every year 29 th May is marked as International Peacekeepers Day by United Nation. What is the theme for the 2016 International Day of UN Peacekeepers?

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The theme for the 2016 International Day of UN Peacekeepers is “Honouring our Heroes”. The day is marked at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City

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Which state government had recently put a ban on taxi majors Uber and Ola in its state stating the lack of ‘secured licenses’?

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Karnataka state government has imposed a prompt restriction on services of taxi aggregators such as Uber and Ola stating the reason that they lack secured licenses to offer such services to commuters.

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Which space agency deployed the first experimental inflatable room attached to the International Space Station?

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a United states space agency successfully deployed the first experimental inflatable room attached to the International Space Station (ISS).

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How many satellites does ISRO plan to launch in a single mission in June this year?

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ISRO chairman Kiran Kumar asserted that ISRO will launch a record 22 satellites in a single mission next month. However he cleared that out of 22 satellites 3 are Indian and rest are commercial ones.

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Name the discus thrower from India who has recently qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics?

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32year old Seema Punia on Sunday had qualified for the Rio Olympics with a 62.62m effort at the Pat Young’s Throwers Classic 2016 at Salinas(California) in the United States.

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