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Current Affairs on 16 May 2016 for government jobs or sarkari naukri
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Current Affairs on 16 May 2016 for government jobs or sarkari naukri

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National affairs

  • The chief minister of the state of Bihar on the 15th of may 2016 challenges his counterpart of the state of uttar Pradesh on the topic of ban of the Liquor  as he mentions that the government is using this ban as a POLL issue in uttar Pradesh and also that the government of the state was trying to incur profit from the band of the liquor by increasing number of shops on the borde with the Bihar .
  • The amendment made in the FCRA act( foreign contribution regulation act ) in 2010 where in they introduced the Finance bill route can now fund to the NGO’S non government organization’s but can also fund the political parties and this was cleared in the lok sabha- said by Minister of state “ Kiren rijiju”.
  • Pradhan mantra Ujjwala Yojna launched by the Bjp president “ Amit shah” which is aiming to offer and provide the poor in the Dahod district  in the state of Gujarat  with the cooking gas .
  • The Prime Minister along with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on 14 May 2016 released 'Simhastha Declaration' at Ninora village in Ujjain. How many sacred points have been included in this declaration for betterment of mankind and these elixir points will start new discourse for India and the world: 51 sacred points.
  • UR Rao become the first Indian to be inducted into the 'International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Hall of Fame',  for his outstanding contribution to the progress of astronautics within the framework of the IAF activities.
  • What si the name of the secial invitee in an International Conference on the Right Way of Living, a three-day Vai charik Mahakumbh has been organised in Ninaura, Ujjain: Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena.
  • The national investigation agency   NIA   GENERAL Sharad Kumarsays that NIA  has found many draw backs  in the ATS in the Maharashtra anti – terrorism  Squad   in  the case of the  Malegaon blasts .

International affairs

  • Barack obama The president of the u.s. ( a noble price winner) who had entered to hold the office with a commitment of ending all th wars of his predecessor  has now been at war longer than any other American president .
  • The Islamic state  attacked the IRAQ with a suicide car bomb at the place near the power plant  located in Taji where in the U.S. led coalition was training the army and this attacked killed nearly 11 people including the policemen
  • The Nepal army insulted by the media as the force was used to receive the actress sonakshi sinha and malaika arora khan at the airpot for a charity event orgnaised by the wife of the amry chief general Rajendra chhetri  for the earthquake victims.
  • India inked a 21st century nuclear agreement with Bangladesh to engage the bilateral neighbourhood relationship between two nations.
    The core of the Agreement i. Energy ii. Connectivity iii. Securitybangladesh
    ♦ Signed between Minister of External Affairs and Bangladesh Department of Science and Technology
    ♦ Four Indian based companies — BHEL, Reliance, Shapoorji-Pallonji and Adani — have bid to set up power plants in Bangladesh

  • International Fund for Agricultural Development:
    ♦ The agency was established in 1977 which is specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to eradicating rural poverty in developing countries.
    ♦ The President of the IFAD is Kanayo F. Nwanze.

  • Indian short film ‘Beti’ at Seattle International Film Festival
    i. A four minute documentary film ‘Beti’ which is a non-fiction on girl child education has been invited for a special screening at the 42nd Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), Washington DC. The movie is directed by Shivain Arora.
    ii. The short film promotes girl child by narrating the real life story of three girls from a government school and their dream for the future
    iii. The short is the only film from India to be featured amongst 421 films representing 85 countries and will be screened on May 30, which is Seattle Memorial Day at the Film Festival.

  • The leader of Colombia’s Revolutionary armed forces ( FARC)  has invited the x president Alvaro Uribe  (president from the year 2002 to the year 2010)

  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc. chairman warren Buffet   is  preparing a  consortium  Vying for Yahooincorporation  quicken loans Inc. which is one of the  Internet assets of the company and the consortium is in the second round of bidding this auction  for the assets .


  • FIFA( international  federation   of association football )elects first female general secretary “ Senegalese Fatma samoura”  and she is also a commitment to  Gender equality .
  • Mukul mUdgal appointed as the world’s  football body FIFA  as a deputy chairman of the governance team and earlier he was overlooking the matters of the  international cricket  matches and IPL.
  • The Mumbai Indian team of the Indian premier league has to gather all its resources and play too well in case it wishes to  get a top four slot in this IPL 2016 as it has enjoyed  this position earlier this match is gona be held on 15th of may in the Dr y.s. Rajasekhar Reddy stadium .

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