Top 15 Current Affairs 10th May 2016

Current Affairs 10th May 2016: Instantly obtain Latest Current Affairs 10th May 2016 with all essential info, Be the first to know all the Current affairs 10th May 2016 top news, Major Issues, Current happenings, Important events in National as well as International level with clear explanation. For all competitive exams and Interviews, equip yourself with the Latest Current Affairs 10th May 2016 granted here.

10 May 2016

Indian Army had conducted major military training exercise ‘2016 Chakravyuh-II’ in Suratgarh, Rajasthan. Purpose of the exercise : Validate battle readiness and operational effectiveness of the Pivot Formation and Rapid Division of Indian Army along with all its affiliated components. Highlights : The Chakravyuh-II exercise involved... Read More

10 May 2016

United Kingdom’s first baby named Biagio Russo was born in Oxford using Next-generation DNA sequencing (NGS) method. This method uses a revolutionary In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) technique resulting in better selection of embryos to transfer during the treatment. Highlights : NGS also known as high-throughput sequencing is bio medical... Read More

10 May 2016

Khurram Zaki, a leading Pakistani rights activist was shot dead by gunmen in Karachi. Khurram was better known for his strong stance against hatred and violence targeted at Shia Muslims. The 40 year old, Khurram was shot dead by motorbike-borne Taliban militants when he was at a restaurant with his two friends. Mr. Khurram was a former journalist... Read More

10 May 2016

Scientists from the Queen’s University (Canada) have developed the world’s first holographic flexible smartphone named HoloFlex. The HoloFlex smartphone lets users to interact with 3D (Three dimensional) videos and images without using any headgear or glasses. Holoflex : Holography is a photographic recording of a light field and not... Read More

10 May 2016

Shashank Manohar has resigned as the president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC). The move has come in anticipation of Mr. Manohar set to be re-nominated as ICC chief during the governing body’s annual board meeting scheduled for next month. When Mr. Manohar took over as... Read More

Fresherslive telegram Group

10 May 2016

As per the Reserve Bank Of India it will shortly issue rupees 1,000 denomination bank notes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series of 2005 with the insert letter of 'R' in both the number panels. The banknotes will also obverse all the other security features, including ascending size of numerals, bleed lines and enlarged identification mark as... Read More

10 May 2016

The micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Chhattisgarh will get respite from the regular inspections conducted by the competent authorities in the facility. The state government has relaxed the labour law that will help MSMEs to avoid regular inspection from labour department officials. Under the new norms, routine inspection in the... Read More

10 May 2016

Telugu films actor Mahesh Babu adopted a village in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district and launched several development works worth about Rs 2.14 crore on 8 May 2016. Mahesh adopted Burripalem, his ancestral village near Tenali, under the 'Smart Village - Smart Ward' programme launched by the Andhra Pradesh government. He also adopted... Read More

10 May 2016

Bundi in Rajasthan will be the first in the country to have minute digital mapping with comprehensive database of its demographical and geographical information, including small lanes, streets, trees, drains, electric poles and houses, besides monuments with detailed information The digital mapping will check the unplanned and illegal... Read More

10 May 2016

Mrugank Paranjape took charge as managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX), country’s largest commodity exchange. He will have tenure of 3 years. His appointment fills the vacancy of the post which was vacant for past two years. Prior to this, Mrugank Paranjape was working with Deutsche Bank... Read More

10 May 2016

Parliament has passed the Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2016 to widen ambit of law dealing with this anti-hijacking crime. The Bill was first passed in the Rajya Sabha and later in the Lok Sabha in May 2016. Now the Bill will go for Presidential assent as per Article 111 of Indian Constitution. Highlights of the Bill : The Bill defines hijacking as... Read More

10 May 2016

Senior advocate of Bombay High Court Atma Ram Nadkarni on 9 May 2016 was appointed as Additional Solicitor General (ASG). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved the appointment of Nadkarni as Additional Solicitor General in Supreme Court for a period of three years. Additional Solicitor General : Additional Solicitor General of... Read More

10 May 2016

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was observed across the world on 10 May 2016. The theme for 2016 WMBD 2014 was Stop the Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade of Migratory Birds. The day is observed with an aim to raise awareness and highlight the need for the protection of migratory birds and their habitats. Each year, on the second weekend in May,... Read More

10 May 2016

Railwire 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 : RailWire is an initiative of the RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RailTel) which is a Union Government’s enterpriseThe main motto of the RailTel is to make available information and... Read More

10 May 2016

Knowlarity Communications, Asia’s leading cloud telephony company, announced the acquisition of Delhi-based Smartwards, a customer engagement platform that simplifies loyalty for local businesses and their customers. As part of the move, Shantanu Mathur and Dhanraj Singh Bisht - the co-founders of Smartwards, will lead the India operations... Read More

10 May 2016

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was given a new title chairman of the Workers' Party at a rare top-level meeting of the ruling party. The country's de facto head of state Kim Yong-Nam announced the post as foreign journalists briefly watched proceedings at the party congress  the first for 36 years. Kim  the third generation of... Read More

10 May 2016

The new tally is part of a report carried out by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It is its first global assessment of the world's flora.The study also found that 2,034 new plant species were discovered in 2015. However, the report warns that 21% of plants are at risk of extinction, with threats including climate change, habitat loss, disease... Read More

10 May 2016

The British Academy Television Awards have presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). They have been awarded annually since 1955. This year's British Academy Television Awards, hosted by Graham Norton.  Winner Name List :  Drama series - WINNER – Wolf Hall... Read More

10 May 2016

Google has announced the launch of its free high-speed public Wi-Fi service at Ujjain, Jaipur, Patna, Guwahati and Allahabad railway stations.  This is in continuation with its project to provide high-speed public Wi-Fi service at 100 Railway stations across India by end of the year, Google said in a release.  Minister of Railways... Read More

10 May 2016

The Election Commission will be sending out 'Meghdoot' postcards to three lakh voters requesting them to cast their votes in the May 16 Assembly polls in the Union Territory. Joint Chief Electoral Officer of Puducherry R T Rudra Goud has launched the posting of Meghdoot postcards covering three lakh voters in Puducherry district with the... Read More

10 May 2016

An Airport Show has opened here with participation of more than 300 companies from 55 countries including India, that will showcase a diverse portfolio of technologies and solutions in the aviation sector.  The 16th edition of the Airport Show : The 16th edition of the Airport Show, is the premier airport event for the Middle East, North... Read More

10 May 2016

Famous American actor William Schallert passed away on 8 May 2016 in California, U.S. He was 93.The actor was best known for his work as Martin Lane on the hit series The Patty Duke Show, which aired on ABC from 1963 until 1966. William Schallert : Born on 6 July 1922, William Joseph Schallert began acting while a student at the University of... Read More

10 May 2016

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on 9 May 2016 launched nine projects for rural sanitation initiatives for conservation of River Ganga in Sahibganj, Jharkhand.The initiatives were launched under Namami Gange Programme of the Ministry. Aim : The main aim of these projects is to improve the... Read More

10 May 2016

Dr Manvendra K Singh, a scientist from Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city, was awarded a grant of SGD 3 million (about 14.7 crore rupees) by Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF). Dr. Singh in the first week of May 2016 announced that he is among the seven young scientists from across the world to be endowed with the Singapore NRF... Read More

10 May 2016

Indian boxers on 9 May 2016 won four medals at the 7th Asian Youth Championships held in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. India finished at third in the overall standings with three silver and a bronze medal in the tournament. The Indian boxers who won silver medals are National champion Ankush Dahiya (60kg), Ashish Kulhirya (64kg) and Reyal Puri (81kg).... Read More

10 May 2016

US President Barack Obama has signed National Bison Legacy Act into law officially making the American bison the country’s first national mammal on 9 May 2016.With this, Bison, the animal that once roamed North America, joins the ranks of the Bald Eagle as the official symbol of the country. Its designation as national mammal do not hampers... Read More

10 May 2016

Veteran freedom fighter and former Sircilla MLA Chennamaneni Rajeshwara Rao passed away on 9 May 2016. Rao hailed from Marpaka village of Vemulawada mandal in Karimnagar district and participated in Telangana's armed struggle against the Nizam. He started his political career as a communist and was elected as a CPI legislator from Sircilla... Read More

10 May 2016

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched a 'Direct Benefit Transfer' scheme for the state's farmers  and pledged digging of at least one lakh bore wells to improve irrigation facilities on May 9,2016. The farmers can now get themselves registered online to purchase seeds and get the subsidy amount in their bank... Read More

10 May 2016

The Ministry of Environment and Forests on 9 May 2016 launched a web-based application on Integrated Waste Management System (IWMS). The system’s web address is www.iwms.nic.in.The government launched the system for better management of waste. The user-friendly application is capable of tracking the movement of hazardous waste. Objectives... Read More

10 May 2016

The Union Government has released a commemorative coin of Rs 100 and a circulation coin of Rs 10 as a part of 475th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Maharana Pratap.  The coin was released by Union Tourism Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi. Maharana Pratap, the ruler of Mewar is regarded as one of the greatest warriors in Indian... Read More

10 May 2016

United Nations released a new report named On the Fast-Track to end the AIDS epidemic on 6 May 2016.The report warns that the AIDS epidemic could be prolonged indefinitely if urgent action is not taken within the five years to come. Highlights of the report : It reveals that the extraordinary acceleration of progress made over the past 15 years... Read More

10 May 2016

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released Draft Guidelines for on tap Licensing of Universal Banks in the Private Sector on 5 May 2016. It also sought views and comments on the draft guidelines from banks, non-banking financial institutions, industrial houses, other institutions and the public at large latest by 30 June 2016. RBI will issue... Read More

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs
×

₹ 249

₹ 1000

Only 9 days left !