Daily Current Affairs | 31st May 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • 31st May: World No Tobacco Day (Get Ready for Plain Packaging)
  • Indian music composer AR Rehman has been awarded with the Japan’s Fukuoka prize 2016
  • The Draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill 2016 makes clear distinction between the Trafficker and Trafficked
  • Noted Kannada writer D Javare Gowda passed away, He played an important role in getting the classical language status for Kannada
  • Veteran TV and film actor Suresh Chatwal passed away, he was known for his role in TV Serial FIR
  • Alastair Cook broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record and became the youngest to reach 10000 runs in Tests cricket
  • PEC University of Technology in Chandigarh signed a MoU with Ministry of Railways to set up Kalpana Chawla Chair on Geospatial Technology for Indian Railways at the campus
  • Vice Admiral A R Karve recently took charge of India’s Southern Naval Command
  • The Bollywood actor R Madhavan recently became the Goodwill Ambassador for the LEPRA India
  • The 1985 batch IPC officer Surajit Kar Purkayastha was recently appointed the Director General of West Bengal Police
  • The Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton won the 2016 Monaco F1 Grand Prix
  • David Weir, wheelchair racer, became the first to complete a mile-long race in less than three minutes
  • Japan hosted the 42nd G7 Summit in May 2016
  • Sonia Lather won the silver medal in 2016 World Boxing Championships in 57kg category
  • Astana in Kazakhstan city hosted the 2016 Women’s World Boxing Championships in May 2016
  • Gurpreet Singh Sandhu became the first Indian to play top-tier European football league match
  • Rodrigo Digong Duterte was officially declared to be the president elect by the parliament of Philippine
  • Joe Root was named as the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year and also International Batsman of the Year 2016
  • Dilip Vengsarkar was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award in the CEAT cricket awards 2016