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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 11 May 2016

May 11, 2016 19:12 IST

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

•    The theme of National Technology Day that was observed across the nation on 11 May 2016 -  Technology enablers of Startup India

•    The country with which India signed a protocol to amend the convention for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and capital gains on 10 May 2016 - Mauritius

•    The Supreme Court on 11 May 2016 struck down the order of this regulatory body making it mandatory for telecom companies to compensate subscribers for call drops - Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

•    An Indian-American woman elementary teacher from Texas who was honored by US President Barack Obama for her excellent work in the field of education on 11 May 2016- Revathi Balakrishnan

•    Chief Minister of Uttarakhand who won the composite floor test in the legislative assembly on 11 May 2016 – Harish Rawat

•    Mrugank Paranjape took charge as Managing Director and CEO of this organisation - Multi Commodity Exchange

•    Name of the world's first holographic flexible smartphone developed by the Canadian researchers is – Holoflex

•    This Indian state tourism is the winner of the Best Indian Destination for Wildlife Award - Madhya Pradesh Tourism

•    The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademark granted the patent to Gilead Sciences for its drug named Sovaldi used in the treatment of - Hepatitis C

•    Nickname of the fighter aircrafts Sea Harriers, which was decommissioned by Indian Navy on 11 May 2016 - White Tigers

•    The decommissioned fleet of iconic Sea Harriers of Indian Navy was replaced by - MIG 29 K

•    The inset letter that will be provided on both number panels in the 1000 rupees denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series – 2005 - R

•    Author of the book Who Killed Swami Laxmanananda?‎ was released on 5 May 2016 - Anto Akkara

•    The Supreme Court bench headed by Justice MB Lokur asked the Union Government to create a disaster mitigation fund to tackle - Drought- like situation

•    The scheme of Europe adopted  by Argentina to overcome the increasing specter of inflation and poverty – Social Fridge Scheme

•    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cancelled the registration of this  many non-banking financial companies on 10 May 2016 – Four

•     As per a study of ASSOCHAM the drought in 10 Indian states may lead to this much losses to the Indian economy – 650000 crore rupees

•    Name of the malaria vaccine that according to study done by American researchers can offer protection against malaria for more than a year – PfSPZ vaccine

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