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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 31 May 2016

May 31, 2016 19:01 IST

Jagranosh.com brings for its readers the current affairs recap of the day covering important events of the national and international importance in bulleted forms which will be immense help for the aspirants of IAS/PCS, Bank, SSC, MBA and other exams.

•    Indian music composer who has been awarded with the Japan's Fukuoka prize 2016- AR Rehman

•    The name of the campaign of World No Tobacco Day observed annually on 31 May – Get Ready for Plain Packaging

•    The Draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill 2016 makes clear distinction between the - Trafficker and Trafficked

•    Noted Kannada writer who passed away and played an important role in getting the classical language status for Kannada- D Javare Gowda

•    Veteran TV and film actor who passed away and was known for his role in TV Serial FIR- Suresh Chatwal

•    The cricketer who broke Sachin Tendulkar's record and became the youngest to reach 10000 runs in Tests cricket is - Alastair Cook

•    This University in Chandigarh signed a MoU with Ministry of Railways to set up Kalpana Chawla Chair on Geospatial Technology for Indian Railways at the campus - PEC University of Technology

•    Vice Admiral A R Karve recently took charge of - India's Southern Naval Command

•    The Bollywood actor who recently became the Goodwill Ambassador for the LEPRA India is - R Madhavan

•    The 1985 batch IPC officer who was recently appointed the Director General of West Bengal Police is - Surajit Kar Purkayastha

•    The Formula One driver who won the 2016 Monaco F1 Grand Prix is - Lewis Hamilton

•    Name of the wheelchair racer who became the first to complete a mile-long race in less than three minutes - David Weir

•    This country hosted the 42nd G7 Summit in May 2016 – Japan

•    This Indian boxer won the silver medal in 2016 World Boxing Championships in 57kg category –Sonia Lather

•    This city hosted the 2016 Women’s World Boxing Championships in May 2016 – Astana in Kazakhstan

•    He became the first Indian to play top-tier European football league match - Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

•    He was officially declared to be the president-elect by the parliament of Philippine -Rodrigo Digong Duterte

•    He was named as the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year and also International Batsman of the Year 2016- Joe Root

•    He was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award in the CEAT cricket awards 2016- Dilip Vengsarkar


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