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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 02 May 2016

May 2, 2016 19:10 IST

The Recap of the Day brought to you by jagranjosh.com provides important national and international current affairs that would be of immense help to the aspirants preparing for different competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank and MBA.

•    The Indian shooter who was named as the goodwill ambassador of India's Olympic contingent is - Abhinav Bindra

•    The former Jana Sangh President who died on 2 May 2016 in New Delhi is - Balraj Madhok

•    The state government that launched Adi Praman, a web-based application for tribal caste validity certificate is - Maharashtra

•    The former KPMG Director who was appointed Senior Vice President - Strategy & New Business Initiatives of Housing.com is - Dilip Tuli

•    The German Formula 1 Mercedes Driver who won the 2016 Russian Grand Prix is - Nico Rosberg

•    The IISc professor who was elected as the Fellow of the Royal Society for 2016 is - Sriram Ramaswamy

•    The theme of the International Labour Day that was celebrated on 1 May 2016- Celebrating the international labour movement

•    The scheme that was launched by PM Modi on 1 May 2016 to provide cooking gas connections to five crore below-poverty-line beneficiaries over the next three years- Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

•    India and Papua New Guinea on 29 April 2016 signed four agreements/MoUs during the official visit of - President Pranab Mukhrejee to Papua New Guinea

•    India on 1 May 2016 signed an Air Services Agreement paving the way for introduction of direct flights between the two countries with - New Zealand

•    High Court of a state on 30 April 2016 termed reservation in promotions in the state as unconstitutional - Madhya Pradesh

•    Indian team on 1 May 2016 bagged one silver and two bronze medals at Archery World Cup at - Yuanshen Stadium in Shanghai

•    Indian shooters bagged three gold medals and a bronze, on 1 May 2016, the opening day of the ISSF Junior World Cup in - Suhl, Germany

•    An Indian-American journalist who was felicitated with a prestigious with Edgar A. Poe award on 1 May 2016 by US President Barack Obama - Neela Banerjee

•    The state that launched the Chandranna Bima Yojana, an insurance scheme for the working class people on the occasion of May Day - Andhra Pradesh

•    The first of the Scorpene class submarines that went to sea for the first time under its own propulsion for the first sea trial, off the Mumbai coast on 1 May 2016- Kalvari

•    This month was declared as Autism Awareness Month by the Union Government - April


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