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Daily Current Affairs | 1st to 3rd May 2016 Current Affairs

1st May 2016:

  • 1st May: International Workers’ Day
  • National LED programme UJALA was launched by Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal in Madhya Pradesh
  • Namma Metro is the first south Indian Metro Rail to inaugurate underground corridor
  • Wild dogs were spotted in the nature reserve in northwest China’s Gansu Province ant stood in news in the last week of April 2016
  • NABARD entered into collaboration with German government for Soil Protection and Rehabilitation for Food Security
  • Ukranian’s three state- owned firms did Reliance Defence sign a strategic partnership agreement
  • Tabassum Adnan is a women’s rights activist who won the prestigious Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Award 2016
  • Veer and Nipat were decommissioned by Indian Navy in the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai
  • Abhinav Bindra was named as the India’s ambassador in Rio Olympics 2016 along with Salman Khan
  • Visakhapatnam Cricket ground was decided by IPL team Mumbai Indians as their Home ground
  • Saleha Jafferborn in Telangana and upon migration to UK in 1970, elected as Mayor of Lambeth city, South London

2nd May 2016:

  • The former Jana Sangh President Balraj Madhok died in New Delhi
  • Maharashtra state government that launched Adi Praman, a web-based application for tribal caste validity certificate
  • The former KPMG Director Dilip Tuli was appointed Senior Vice President Strategy & New Business Initiatives of Housing.com
  • The German Formula 1 Mercedes Driver Nico Rosberg won the 2016 Russian Grand Prix
  • The IISc professor Sriram Ramaswamy was elected as the Fellow of the Royal Society for 2016
  • High Court of Madhya Pradesh termed reservation in promotions in the state as unconstitutional
  • An Indian-American journalist Neela Banerjee was felicitated with a prestigious with Edgar A. Poe award by US President Barack Obama
  • Andhra Pradesh launched the Chandranna Bima Yojana, an insurance scheme for the working class people on the occasion of May Day

3rd May 2016:

  • 3rd May: World Press Freedom Day
  • Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) RM Lodha is appointed as the head of a three-member panel by the Supreme Court of India to oversee the functions of the Medical Council of India
  • The Supreme Court of India banned all diesel cabs from1 May 2016 in National Capital Region-Delhi
  • Sachin Tendulkar joined actor Salman Khan and shooter Abhinav Bindra as third Goodwill Ambassador for India at the Rio Olympics 2016
  • Virat Kohli was nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by BCCI in April 2016
  • Ajinkya Rahane name was recommended for the Arjuna Award by BCCI in April 2016
  • The football club Leicester City was crowned champions of English Premier League
  • European Commission will grant conditional approval for visa-free travel within the EU’s Schengen area to Turkey
  • Shalimar pavillon was restored by a joint effort of Indo-German collaboration.

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