Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Daily Current Affairs for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2016 (04-05-2016)

• The e-enabled application that was launched by Indian railways for proper monitoring of all the
Railway projects throughout the country on 3 May 2016- Project Management & Information System (PMIS)
• He 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 on 2 May 2016 - Former CJI RM Lodha
• National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), signed agreements to commercialise a room disinfectant for silkworm rearing houses and appliances on 3 May 2016 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
• The cricketer who signed as brand ambassador for Hublot watches is - Rohit Sharma
• The Australian entrepreneur who publicly identified himself as the creator of Bitcoin is - Craig Steven Wright
• Former Chief Executive of Future Group who was appointed Managing Director of Bharti Retail is - Kishore Biyani
• A group of researchers from University of Cambridge built the world's smallest working engine named as- Actuating Nano-Transducers
• The actor who won National Film Award for Best Actor is - Amitabh Bachchan
• District of West Bengal whose residents will be voting on 5 May 2016 for the first time since Independence of India in 1947 - Coochbehar
• The Union Ministry that on 3 April 2016 launched EXIM Analytics Dashboard to provide an easy access to detailed trade data of the country - Ministry of Commerce and Industry
• England’s number one snooker player who on 2 May 2016 won World Championship title of Snooker in Sheffield - Mark Selby
• International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its April 2016 Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and the Pacific forecast retained India’s growth rate for the year 2016 at - 7.5 percent
• 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
• The public sector bank that is introducing a performance management system for its 1.70 lakh employees to build individual accountability - State Bank of India
• Maharashtra’s well-known businessman-politician also called ‘The Man with the Golden Shirt’ by his friends, who earned a place in the Guinness World Records (GWR) - Pankaj Parakh
• 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
• The country that in May 2016 ordered a Canadian Robert Penner living and working in the country to leave the country within two days after he criticised the government on social media - Nepal
• Australia Prime Minister who confirmed that he would call an election within the next week to be held on 2 July 2016 - Malcolm Turnbull
• According to a new report by Unicef, some 75 million school age children in crisis areas around the world are in desperate need of - Educational Support