05th May 2019 Current Affairs

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National (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • Government Hikes Customs Duty On Wheat To 40%
  • All electric cars to have green number plates
  • India ranked 4th in SIPRI
  • 750th birth anniversary of Sri Vedanta Desikan

International (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • South Korea set to hold ASEAN maritime drills
  • US Withdraws From UN Arms Trade Treaty
  • Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito ascends the throne
  • Masood Azhar designated as a global terrorist
  • Vladimir Putin Signs Law to Create Independent Russian Internet
  • UK Parliament 1st in World to Declare Climate Emergency

Economy and Business (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • Bharti AXA Ties Up With Wishfin To Offer Policies Via WhatsApp
  • Huawei Overtakes Apple to Become 2nd Biggest Smartphone Maker

Sports (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • Claire Polosak becomes the first female to umpire in men’s ODI
  • Doru Isac became technical director of AIFF
  • Hima Das included in World Relays team
  • 23rd Asian Athletics Championships Concludes: Bahrain Tops, India Finishes 4th
  • Bajrang Punia to become first Indian to compete at Madison Square Garden wrestling event
  • Kumar Sangakara: 1st Non-British Pres of MCC
  • Apurvi Chandela Ranks World Number 1 in Women’s 10 m Air Rifle Event
  • Bajrang Punia Wins Gold in Wrestling
  • Ajinkya Rahane becomes 1st Indian cricketer to join Hampshire

Awards (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • Jacques Kallis Receives Ikhamanga Award 2019
  • Petra won Maiden Grand Prix 2019
  • Drake Sets Record with Most Wins at Billboard Awards
  • Former ISRO Chairman Awarded France’s Highest Civilian Honour
  • Dr Devi Prasad Shetty honoured with PC Chandra Puraskaar 2019

Appointments (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • Dilip Kumar Appointed As Officer On Special Duty In Office Of Lokpal
  • Gates Foundation hires senior Tata exec as India policy head
  • BSE Appoints First Independent Woman Director Jayshree Vyas To board
  • Paytm President Bhushan Patil Resigns

Important Days (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • International Labour Day being observed on 01st May
  • World Press Freedom Day: 3rd May
  • International Fire fighters’ Day (IFFD) is observed every year on May 4.

Science and Tech (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • ‘God of Chaos’ asteroid to pass near Earth
  • Researchers identify drugs that block CRISPR

Defence (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • India To Purchase 10 Kamov-31 Choppers From Russia For INR 3,600 cr
  • Indo-French joint naval exercise Varuna 19.1 begins off Goa coast
  • Chewbacca Actor Peter Mayhew from ‘Star Wars’ passes away

Obituaries (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • Mark Medoff, An Acclaimed Author Passes Away
  • Youngest Best Director Oscar Nominee John Singleton Passes Away
  • Former Ethiopian President Negasso Gidada Passed Away

States (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • “Orange Alert” issued in Gujarat due to heatwave conditions
  • Meghalaya: GSI North Eastern Region installed geological display boards at Mawmluh cave, Therriaghat
  • Mangaluru Police Gets an All-women Patrol Unit “Rani Abbakka Force”

Miscellaneous (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • Cyclone Fani: Centre releases advance SDRF funds to 4 states
  • FANI Cyclonic Storm moves north-eastwards

Agreements (29th April 2019 - 04th May 2019)

  • CBDT and GSTN sign pact to nab evaders, reduce black money generation

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