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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 24 May 2016

May 24, 2016 19:26 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 state whose governor promulgated Official Language (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 to facilitate use of a language in transaction of official businesses of the Government – Odisha

•    Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for opening an Ayurvedic centre in - China

•    The country that has recently granted political refugee status to Maldives' ex-president Mohamed Nasheed is - Britain

•    The movie that won the 2016 Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival is - I, Daniel Blake

•    Renowned scientist S K Sharma was recently appointed the Chairman and Managing Director of - Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited

•    This State Government launched the Smart Villages programme to improve public facilities in rural areas – Gujarat

•    A trilateral transit agreement was signed among these countries to facilitate seamless transport of goods – India, Iran and Afghanistan

•    He was conferred with the Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Prize for his commendable contributions in promoting Nepali literature in India - Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling

•    He won the 2016 Asian 6-Red snooker title in Abu Dhabi – Pankaj Advani

•    Fast Attack Craft ship was commissioned into the Indian Navy in May 2016- INS Tarmugli

•    Cancer-causing chemical found in bread samples tested in Delhi by Centre for Science and Environment- Potassium Bromate

•    Union Government in May 2016 imposed a complete ban on Indian citizens travelling to which war struck country- Libya

•    State that separated the Plus II colleges from the Plus III colleges and made it a part of school education in May 2016- Odisha

•    The state where use of light and heavy diesel vehicles, which are more than 10 years old, was banned in six major cities of which state by National Green Tribunal (NGT) – Kerala

•    US President Barack Obama on 23 May 2016 announced an end to its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to the country that is - Vietnam

•    FIFA acting Secretary General who was dismissed from his position with immediate effect - Markus Kattner

•    Senior BJP leader and former Union minister who was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Assam on 24 May 2016 - Sarbanand Sonowal

•    State government that set a target to dig about 50,000 small ponds in the next two-and-a-half years all over the state - Chhattisgarh

•    The Union Government came out with a new panel of 140 Advocates for representing it in various cases before - the Odisha courts

 

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