National News Daily Current Affairs Update – 7 May 2016
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>> In poll-bound Kerala, National Human Rights Commission Member Justice Cyriac Thomas has appealed to the Chief Election Commission to provide separate queues for senior citizens on the polling day. As many as 50 lakhs voters in Kerala are senior citizens, of them, 25 lakhs are aged 70 + years. The plea is in the context of the citizen’s basic right to vote in a free and peaceful atmosphere.
>> The Bombay High Court has decriminalised beef possession in Maharashtra. The High Court has struck down provisions that criminalised possession of beef of animals slaughtered outside Maharashtra. Though it upholds ban on slaughter of bulls and bullocks in the state. With this’s ruling, the burden of proving innocence will not be on individuals.
>> Supreme Court has ordered Floor test in Uttarakahand Assembly on the 10th of this month. President’s rule will be temporarily lifted for 2 hours in Uttarakhand when the vote of confidence will take place. Nine disqualified Congress MLAs will not participate in vote of confidence motion.
>> The Union Home Ministry has said, Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, AFSPA will continue to remain in force in 12 districts of Arunachal Pradesh for six more months. Given the security scenario in Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts along with areas in nine other districts of Arunachal rmain vitiated due to the spill over of Naga insurgency. Note that: Arunachal Pradesh shares a 1,126 kms of its border with China and 520 kms with Myanmar.
International News Important Current Affairs Updates – 7 May 2016
Questions about International Relations (IR) are often asked from current affairs in interviews, written exams conducted by various recruiters. The following international news has important daily current affairs which you must know as an aspirant for exams conducted by UPSC and State PSCs.
>> Nepal’s President Bidhya Devi Bhandari’s state visit to India has been postponed, in view of the evolving political situation in the Himalayan state. Earlier this week, UCPN-Maoist led by Prachanda triggered political instability by declaring the end of the coalition with the ruling CPN-UML. Bhandari was scheduled to visit India from May 9 as the state guest at the invitation of President Pranab Mukherjee.
>> Nepal has also recalled its Ambassador to India over charges of non-cooperation and indulging in anti-government activities.
>> Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver , has became London’s first Muslim Mayor, defeating a Conservative challenger, who attempted to link him to extremism. He has secured a much-needed victory for his Labour Party.
>> Gravitational wave scientists have won $3m Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. It will be shared among the founders of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) group – Kip Thorne, Rainer Weiss, and Ronald Drever.
Economics News Today’s Current Affairs Updates – 7 May 2016
The following economics current news update has all important economy news for exams. These will also help in developing a better understanding of Economy. We hope this collection on exampariksha.com helps you in increasing your financial awareness.
>> Asian Development Bank (ADB) is keen to enhance its lending to India to $3 US billion this year to support ‘robust growth’ in the country. ADB President Takehiko Nakao has said at the annual meet in Frankfurt that India needs more infrastructure funding and they are willing to help in robust growth in India.
>> Watch and jewellery, Titan has entered online jewellery space by acquiring a majority stake in Caratlane. Founded in 2007, the Chennai based CaratLane is an onlin e-commerce jewellery company targeting young customers.
>> The income tax department has launched the bank account based validation system for filing e-ITRs by taxpayers as part of its measure to enhance paperless regime of filing the annual IT returns.
>> The centre has relaxed FDI norms for asset reconstruction companies by allowing 100% overseas investments through automatic route.
7 May 2016 – Current Affairs Updates Sports News Today
The following important current affairs about sports news are relevant from exam point of view. Questions might appear in upcoming banking and SSC CGL 2016 exam about the following.
>> Pakistan beats India in the final match of the tournament, at the Asian Kabaddi Championships in Islamabad, retaining the title.
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