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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 13 May 2016

May 13, 2016 19:14 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 famous Indian music composer who agreed to be the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent is - AR Rahman

•    The city declared as the world’s most polluted in terms of air quality is - Zabol

•    The awards that were given by Union Health Ministry to mark the meritorious services of nursing professionals in India on 12 May 2016 - Florence Nightingale Awards 2016

•    International Nurses Day is celebrated across the world on – 12 May

•    Yesh Subramanian was appointed the Senior Vice President and Head of Digital of - Mphasis

•    The country that granted final parliamentary approval to a bill to legalize same-sex civil unions is – Italy

•    Union Cabinet approved SEBI to sign MoU with this country’s Financial Services Regulatory Authority on 12 May 2016 - Abu Dhabi

•    The country with which India got its Union Cabinet’s approval to sign the inter-governmental agreement on 12 May 2016 – Mauritius

•    He became the interim President of Brazil following the suspension of Dilma Rousseff on 12 May 2016 - Michel Temer

•    Maharashtra government on 12 May 2016 declared drought in over 29000 villages of the state, most of them in - parched Marathwada and Vidarbha regions

•    The Indian-American engineer, who was appointed as the member of President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships by President Barack Obama is - Manjit Singh

•    Six countries that signed a Multilateral Competent Authority agreement for the automatic exchange to boost transparency by multinational enterprises (MNEs) in Beijing on 12 May 2016 are - India, China, Israel, New Zealand, Canada and Iceland

•    Four people who were administered the oath of office by CJI Thakur as Judges of Supreme Court of India are - Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and L Nageshwar Rao

•    The newly nominated member of the Rajya Sabha whose resignation was accepted by Chairman Mohammed Hamid Ansari is - Pranav Pandya

•    The French socialist government on 12 May 2016 survived the no-confidence vote put forward by the opposition in protest over - controversial labour reforms

•    The Supreme Court upheld constitutional validity of penal laws on defamation by saying the right to life under Article 21 includes - the right to reputation

•    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sent red corner notice to Interpol for publication on the name of - Vijay Mallya

•    The author of the novel named The Drowned Detective is - Neil Jordan

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