Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 10 May 2016

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like the Anti-Hijacking Bill 2014, American Bison as national mammal and Philippine presidential election among others.

Created On: May 10, 2016 19:19 ISTModified On: May 10, 2016 19:02 IST

The Recap of the Day brought out by covers important current affairs in bulleted form which would be of immense help in preparations for exams like civil services, SSC, Bank and MBA.

•    World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was observed across the world on 10 May 2016 with theme - Stop the Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade of Migratory Birds

•    In Philippines, maverick anti-crime candidate who won the Presidential elections, following the withdrawal of his opponents - Rodrigo Duterte

•    He resigned as the President of Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) on 10 May 2016 – Shashank Manohar

•    The Union Government on 9 May 2016 released a commemorative coin of hundred rupees and a circulation coin of ten rupees on - Maharana Pratap

•    President Obama on 9 May 2016 signed a National Legacy Act into law officially making an animal as country’s first national mammal - American Bison

•    The Lok Sabha on 9 May 2016 passed the Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2014 that seeks to repeal - The Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982

•    The three member committee constituted by the Union Government to prepare a policy framework for taxi and other transport operators will be headed by - Sanjay Mitra, the Road Transport Secretary

•    The three-member State Food Commission constituted by Odisha Government in May 2016 will be headed by - Ranglal Jamuda, former Union secretary, Food Processing Industries

•    Austrian Chancellor who resigned after losing the support of Social Democratic party colleagues - Werner Faymann

•    The famous American actor best known for his work as Martin Lane on the hit series The Patty Duke Show who died on 8 May 2016 is - William Schallert

•    The senior advocate of Bombay High Court who was appointed as Additional Solicitor General in Supreme Court is - Atma Ram Nadkarni

•    The Indian scientist who won a grant of SGD 3 million by Singapore’s National Research Foundation to pursue research in the field of congenital and adult cardiovascular diseases is - Manvendra K Singh

•    The Ministry of Environment and Forests launched a web-based application on - Integrated Waste Management System

•    The company that announced the launch of its free high-speed public WiFi service at railway stations of Ujjain, Jaipur, Patna, Guwahati, and Allahabad on 9 May 2016- Google

•    An initiative of the RailTel that was in news in the first week of May 2016 as Google launches Free Public Wi-Fi Service at 5 Railway Stations as part of it- Railwire

•    He resigned from the post of president of Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) on 9 May 2016- Michael Platini

•    The position that India finished in the overall standings of 7th Asian Youth Championships held in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan on 9 May 2016 - Third

•    In Mizoram, the administration of a district on the Mizoram-Bangladesh border issued an order prohibiting import of chicken, bird, duck and eggs from Bangladesh and Tripura – Mamit

•    The company that won the trademark case in China on 9 May 2016 – Facebook

•    India vs Pakistan: Why Can’t we just be Friends is a book written by - Husain Haqqani

•    Who killed Swami Laxmananada is a book written by  - Kuldip Nayar

•    The pharmaceutical company that got the patent for Hepatitis C drug Solvadi – Gilead

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