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16 May 2016- National News Daily Current Affairs Updates
Here are todays current affairs being published by ExamPariksha.com covering relevant fact based daily important news. To include all important happening and developments in the National sphere in this section.
☀ India has successfully test fired an indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence interceptor missile, capable of destroying any incoming hostile ballistic missile. Named as Ashwin, the missile was test-fired from the launch complex of Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha.
- India is the fourth country to have successfully developed this anti-ballistic missile system, after United States, Russia and Israel.
☀ Rajasthan has become the first state to issue newspaper advertisements for the post of Vice Chancellor (VC) of state universities. This will lead to transparency and timely appointments.
International News Important Current Affairs Updates – 16 May 2016
The following exampariksha listing of international news has important todays current affairs updates which you must know as an aspirant for exams conducted by UPSC, SSC CGL 2016 and State PSCs.
☀ In Nepal, hundreds of Madhesis have started fresh protests against the new Constitution. They are pressing for their demands relating to more rights, adequate representation and re-demarcation of provincial boundary.
☀ Paris peace summit to proceed despite Israeli concerns. Paris is to host an international meeting of 20 countries, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan on May 30, to discuss the peace process. Israel and the Palestine have not been invited. Note that: The last round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, mediated by the United States, collapsed in 2014.
☀ Nigeria is hosting talks on Boko Haram with regional and Western powers, as the United Nations warned of the terrorists’ ties to ISIS group and its threat to African security. Leaders from Benin, Cameroon, Chad and Niger were among the delegates, alongside French President Francois Hollande, and high-ranking diplomats from United States, Britain and the European Union.
☀ China has successfully launched Yaogan-30, a remote sensing satellite to carry out land surveys and disaster relief. It will be used for experiments, land surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster relief.
Economics News Today’s Current Affairs Updates – 16 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.
☀ Foreign investors have dumped shares worth 178 crore rupees in the first two weeks of May, over worries about global economy and amended Indo-Mauritius tax treaty have hurt the sentiment, reversing the last two months’ bullish trend.
☀ India has been ranked 3rd in the Attractiveness of Renewable Energy, behind the US and China, according to a report by consulting firm Ernst & Young.
16 May 2016 – Todays Current Affairs Updates Sports News
The following important todays current affairs about sports news are relevant from exam point of view.
☀ Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic on clay for the first time to win the Italian Open Men’s Singles Tennis title. It’s Murray’s first title in Rome. The only other British man to win the tournament was Pat Hughes in 1931.
☀ Red Bull’s Dutch teenager, Max Verstappen, has became Formula One’s youngest race winner in a sensational Spanish Grand Prix, as Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg had crashed out of the race.
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