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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 30 May 2016

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like 2016 'Scholastic Asian Book Award', trial run of Spanish train Talgo, and world's highest marathon on Mount Everest among others.

May 30, 2016 19:08 IST
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•    The Indian woman author who won the 'Scholastic Asian Book Award' for 32000-word manuscript "Codex: The Lost Treasure of the Indus" is - Aditi Krishnakumar

•    He was adjudged as the player of the match in the final match of 2016 Indian Premier League - Ben Cutting

•    He was adjudged as the player of the series in the final match of 2016 Indian Premier League - Virat Kohli

•    The Indian-American scientist who received the prestigious Springer Theses award for his research in which he developed transgenic mice to study a critical tumor-suppressor called A20 - Arnab De

•    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated second submarine assembly workshop at - Mazagon Dock Limited

•    Nine-coach Spanish train Talgo’s trial run was conducted on rail route - Bareilly-Moradabad route

•    The football club that won 2016 European Champions League by defeating Atletico Madrid is - Real Madrid

•    The Nepali soldier won the world's highest marathon on Mount Everest is - Bed Bahadur Sunuwar

•    The annual world's highest marathon on Mount Everest marks the anniversary of the first summit of the peak by - Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary in 1953

•    The six regional languages in which the official website of Prime Minister's Office will be available are - Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Bengali

•    The theme of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 2016 that is observed annually on is - Honouring Our Heroes

•    The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the Malti Devi Gyan Peeth Puraskar for the year 2016. The award is given in the field of – Education

•    The 17th Asian Junior Athletics Championships will be held from 3 June to 6 June 2016 in - Vietnam

•    A V S Ramesh Chandra was recently appointed the Ambassador of India to – Romania

•    The discus thrower from India who recently qualified for the Rio Olympics 2016 is - Seema Punia

•    She was conferred the Nari Jagran Samman-2016 award by the Nari Jagran magazine in Varanasi - Heeraben (PM Modi’s Mother)

•    She became the fourth woman Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory after assuming charge of Puducherry -Kiran Bedi  

•    The country that declared the launch of first quantum communication through a satellite in the world - China

•    This is the first experimental inflatable room attached to the International Space Station that was successfully deployed by NASA in May 2016- Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM)


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