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Current Affairs Questions Answers for May 2013-One liners

Jun 1, 2013 13:08 IST

The one liner for the month of May 2013 gives you a to the point insight of the Current events that took place round the world. It helps the student in understanding what news to be remembered. It is a very good exercise for students sitting for various competitive examinations, as it helps in brushing up of one’s knowledge on current affairs. Students are advised to visit this section to keep abreast with the world happenings.

• The Book Released by Hamid Ansari, the Vice President of India and compiled by Kumar Deepak Das- An Ardent Patriot– Dinesh Goswami

• The Parliamentary Speaker who on Parliamentary Speaker who sworn in as Bangladesh President to replace Zillur Rahman- Abdul Hamid

• An IAS officer of the 1979 batch who on 1 May 2013 was appointed as Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh government- Prasanna Kumar Mohanty

• The Former President of Pakistan who was imposed with a lifetime ban from contesting elections-Pervez Musharraf

• The communication Satellite successfully launched by China from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province- Zhongxing-11  

• The last British member of the Church of North India’s Delhi Brotherhood who passed away on 30 April 2013- Father Ian Weathrall

• The day celebrated as the World Press Freedom Day across the world with a theme safe to Speak- 3 May 2013

• The Indian national and a death row prisoner in the Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail who died on 2 May 2013 at the Lahore's Jinnah hospital- Sarabjit Singh

• The  young Indian biologist who was honoured with the Whitley award, also known as Green Oscar, in London on 2 May 2013- Aparajita Datta

• The former tour player and president of ATP since January 2012 who died on 3 May 2013- Brad Drewett

• The Person who on 3 May 2013 took over the office of Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand for second time- Subhash Kumar

• The prosecutor who was handling the Mumbai terror attack and Bhutto assassination case was gunned down in Islamabad- Zulfiqar Ali

• Italian Deputy Foreign Minister who was appointed as the special envoy to India to work out on fair trials for the Italian Marines- Staffan de Mistura

• The Prime Minister of Italy who died on 6 May 2013 at Rome after serving as the Italian Prime Minister seven times between 1972 and 1992- Giulio Andreotti

• The first ever national surfing and stand up paddle (SUP) competition of India concluded at Kovalam beach on 5 May 2013- Spice Coast Open

• The Senegalese singer and Finnish composer who were named as the recipients of Polar Music Prize 2013- Youssou Ndour and Kaija Saariaho

• An Indian conglomerate company who created a new Guinness World Record on 6 May 2013 when its 121653 workers sang India’s national anthem in Lucknow- Sahara India Pariwar

• The Pakistani Prisoner who was attacked by an inmate in Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu died at the hospital in Chandigarh on 9 May 2013- Sanaullah Ranjay

• The person who was appointed as the Head of the World Trade Organisation and will take the charge of his office from outgoing Pascal Lamy in September 2013- Roberto Azevedo

• The English film director, actor, screenwriter and novelist, who died on 8 May 2013 in Virginia Water, Surrey following the long illness- Bryan Forbes

• The Legendary actor who was presented with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award for life time achievement  10 May 2013- Pran

• The leader of the Indian National Congress who on 11 May 2013 was sworn in as the 22nd chief minister of the state of Karnataka- Siddaramaiah

• The Deputy Speaker of Madhya Pradesh State Assembly and a senior leader of Congress Party who died due to cardiac arrest- Harvansh Singh

• The renowned Islamic Scholar and recipient of National Communal Harmony Award in 1997, who died on 14 May 2013- Asghar Ali Engineer

• The acting director of IRS  who had resigned amid the criticism over the tax agency's handling of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status- Steven Miller

• The Person who on 16 May 2013 appointed as governor of Arunachal Pradesh as the term of present incumbent Gen (retd) J J Singh ended in January 2013- Nirbhay Sharma

• The  Saudi woman who made history by reaching the Everest summit- the world's highest mountain- Raha Moharrak

• The place where the 45th Session of the Indian Labour Conference concluded on 18 May 2013- New Delhi

• The Person who on 19 May 2013 became the first Pakistani woman to scale Mount Everest. Samina Baig is 22 years of age- Samina Baig

• NASA’s Mars Rover which broke the 40-year-old extraterrestrial distance record on 16 May 2013, after 9 long years of Mars exploration- Opportunity rover

• The Person who was elected as the Member of Executive Council of WMO during the 65th Executive Council of WMO meeting which is ongoing at Geneva- Laxman Singh Rathore

 

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