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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 05 May 2016

May 5, 2016 19:30 IST

The Recap of the Day covers important current affairs like Contract Labour Payment Management System and Supreme Court Collegium recommendations among others.


  • Union Minister of State Piyush Goyal on 4 May 2016 launched ‘Contract Labour Payment Management System’, a portal that belongs to - Coal India Limited (CIL)
  • Three Chief Justices of High Courts namely Madhya Pradesh, Allahabad and Kerala whose names were recommended for elevation to Supreme Court by its Collegium, - Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Ashok Bhushan
  • Senior lawyer whose name was recommended for elevation to as Judge on Supreme Court by Supreme Court’s Collegium on 4 May 2016 - L Nageshwar Rao
  • Chief Justice of Uttarakhand, whose name was recommended for transfer on 4 May 2016 by the Supreme Court (SC) Collegium - Justice KM Joseph
  • The country that on 4 May 2016 gave its in-principle approval to Reliance Power for its first phase of its gas-based power project - Bangladesh
  • The process that was mentioned in Parliament and is used to understand Rain Formation in Clouds & impact of Randomized Cloud Seeding on 4 May 2016 – CAIPEEX (Cloud Aerosol Interaction and Precipitation Enhancement Experiment)
  • The state whose agriculture project on 3 May 2016 won the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 2016 prize in e-Agriculture category - Andhra Pradesh
  • The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has called for immediate transfer of refugees and asylum seekers out of the Australian-run detention camps on both - Manus Island and Nauru
  • World Asthma Day was observed globally on 3 May 2016 with theme - You Can Control Your Asthma
  • The cab company that will allow Paytm wallet users to pay for their cab rides abroad in Indian rupees by the end of May 2016 - Uber
  • A mango that fights night blindness and found in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh saves high-value ‘nutraceutical’ plants is – Manoranjitam
  • The manufacturing company that commissioned 600 mega watts (MW) coal-based thermal power plant in Madhya Pradesh on 3 May 2016- Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  • The world's largest unmanned surface vessel that was tested by United States of America (US) Navy in San Diego is named as-Sea Hunter
  • Lok Sabha passed the bill paves the way for unlocking of nearly 41000 crore rupees earmarked for forest land which is lying unspent- Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015
  • The cosmetic company that was ordered to pay 55 million US dollars by the US jury to a woman who claimed that company’s talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer - Johnson & Johnson (J&J)
  • The organization whose fundamental principles of official statistics got the approval of Union Cabinet on 4 May 2016- United Nations 
  • The Union Cabinet approved to allow flexibility in utilisation of domestic coal on 4 May 2016 to reduce -Power generation Cost
  • Madhya Pradesh Government will launch Nagaroday Abhiyan on the lines of - Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan
  • The Union Cabinet approved the signing of Memorandum of Co-operation between Ministry of Women & Child Development and - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • The CCEA gave its approval for development of two laning with formation of four lane of Shimla Bypass located on- National Highway 22
  • The European Central Bank announced that it will permanently stop producing the 500 euro banknote by the end of - 2018
  • The renowned statistician who took over as the part-time Chairperson of the National Statistical Commission is - Radha Binod Barman

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