Daily Current Affairs | 4th May 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • Former CJI RM Lodha is the head of the three-member panel appointed by the Supreme Court of India to oversee the functions of the Medical Council of India
  • National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), signed agreements to commercialise a room disinfectant for silkworm rearing houses and appliances called Ghar Sodhon
  • The Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics was announced on 3 May 2016 by recognizing the scientists and engineers who contributed to the momentous detection of Gravitational Waves
  • Rohit Sharma signed as brand ambassador for Hublot watches
  • The Australian entrepreneur Craig Steven Wright publicly identified himself as the creator of Bitcoin
  • Former Chief Executive of Future Group Kishore Biyani was appointed Managing Director of Bharti Retail
  • A group of researchers from University of Cambridge built the world’s smallest working engine named as Actuating Nano-Transducers
  • Amitabh Bachchan National Film Award for Best Actor
  • District of West Bengal Coochbehar residents will be voting for the first time since Independence of India in 1947
  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry launched EXIM Analytics Dashboard to provide an easy access to detailed trade data of the country
  • England’s number one snooker player Mark Selby won World Championship title of Snooker in Sheffield
  • The Olympic flame arrived in Brazil for the start of a torch relay that will culminate with the opening of the Olympic Games in Rio in August 2016
  • State Bank of India is introducing a performance management system for its 1.70 lakh employees to build individual accountability
  • Pankaj Parakh, Maharashtra’s well-known businessman-politician, earned a place in the Guinness World Records (GWR)
  • Seven Indian shuttlers who booked their berth for the upcoming Rio Olympics, scheduled in August 2016 are Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy