Current Affairs 5th May 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 5th May 2017

NATIONAL:

  • Indian broadcasting at threshold of entering into digital broadcasting era: Venkaiah
  • Surface-to-surface Agni-II ballistic missile successfully test-fired off Odisha coast
  • Swachh Sarvekshan-2017: Indore is the Cleanest City
  • CCEA approves Central Sector Scheme SAMPADA
  • Assam govt. to provide Rs 5000 each to divyangs for their development
  • World’s Highest Railway Bridge to Come up Over Chenab River
  • Union Cabinet approves modifications in 7th CPC recommendations
  • Odisha’s Sualgiri, Swalgiri communities notified as Scheduled Castes
  • Archaeologists discover 4000-year-old model garden outside Egypt tomb
  • 4th National Standards Conclave held in New Delhi
  • AIIB approves $160 million loans for power project in Andhra Pradesh
  • Cabinet approves Vijayawada Airport as International Airport

INTERNATIONAL

  • China introduces lane-changing robot to ease traffic

BANKING NEWS

  • Cabinet approves issuing ordinance to resolve NPAs of banks

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY NEWS:

  • UN report says India expected to achieve 7.1% growth this year

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:

  • New test can detect cancer using one drop of blood

AWARDS AND HONOURS :

  • Rajive Kaul gets diplomatic service award from South Korea
  • The 44th Annual Daytime EMMY AWARDS 2017 announced
  • Akshay Kumar receives his first National Award for Rustom

SPORTS NEWS:

  • Three Indian boxers reach Asian Boxing C’ship semi-finals
  • Shapath reaches first World Cup Final in Men’s Double Trap
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