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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 5 July 2016

Jul 5, 2016 19:18 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Shan-E-Mohammedan award, national record created by javeline thrower and National Mineral Exploration Policy among others.

•    The footballer who recently was conferred Shan-E-Mohammedan is - Prasun Banerjee

•    The first actress to play the role of Lois Lane in Superman who died recently is - Noel Neill

•    The Indian port that became first port in India to implement logistics data tagging of containers is - Jawaharlal Nehru Port

•    The Indian javeline thrower who set a new national record at the 56th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships is - Annu Rani

•    Noted scientist Madhav Dhekane recently took over as the Director of - ISRO Inertial Systems Unit

•    NASA recently gave its approval to New Horizons mission to investigate a mysterious object located deep in - Kuiper Belt

•    India’s first commercial dispute resolution centre and commercial court was inaugurated on 2 July 2016 at - Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh

•    To adopt comprehensive exploration of non fuel and non coal mineral resources, Union minister of steel and mines Narendra singh Tomar unveiled - the National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP)

•    Country’s largest two-wheeler maker that inked a wage settlement pact with its permanent workers at Gurgaon Plant, entailing a hike of 12500 rupees spread over three years is - Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (HMCL) 

•    World Bank on 1 July 2016 released the Logistics Performance Index 2016 titled - ‘Connecting to compete: 2016: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy’

•    India’s rank in Logistics Performance Index 2016 released by the World Bank is - 35

•    The country that topped the Logistics Performance Index 2016 released by the World Bank – Germany

•    The minister who was elevated to the rank of Cabinet Minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government is - Prakash Javdekar

•    Two athletes who ran the fastest 400 metres in the world in 2016 and made to the US team for the Rio Olympics at the American trials are- Allyson Felix and LaShawn Merritt

•    Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Pradhanmantri Ujjwala Yojna in - Madhya Pradesh at a function held in Shahdol

 

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