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Daily Current Affairs | 16th May 2016 Current Affairs

  • May 16: National Dengue Day
  • Anil Kumble was re-elected as the chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee for another 3-year term
  • A new ground-based missile defense system was launched by the USA in Romania
  • Rahul Dravid and Mahela Jayawardena were appointed to the ICC Cricket Committee for a 3-year term
  • The Union Government decided to replace 5-year plans with 15-year vision documents. They will be prepared by NITI Aayog
  • Udupi Ramachandra Rao has been honoured with the IAF Hall of Fame award 2016
  • Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis pair won the 2016 Italian Open women’s doubles title
  • Ashwin missile was test fired from the complex of Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast
  • Andy Murray won his first Italian Open Men’s Singles Tennis title
  • Serena Williams won his first Italian Open Women’s Singles Tennis
  • Malaysian Women’s team won the 18th Asian Team squash championships played at Taipei in Chinese Taipei
  • Pakistani men’s team won the 18th Asian Team squash championships played at Taipei in Chinese Taipei
  • Max Verstappen became Formula One’s youngest race winner after winning the Spanish Grand Prix
  • Deepak Shodhan was the first Indian to score a memorable ton in his debut innings, died at the age of 87
  • BJP National president Amit Shah inaugurated the second phase of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Dahod in Gujarat
  • The ‘Income Declaration Scheme’ or four month window for declaration of domestic black money will commence from 1st June 2016
  • The ‘Income Declaration Scheme’ or four month window for declaration of domestic black money will remain in force till 30th September 2016

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