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Current Affairs -2016 May (Chapter-08)

Current Affairs -2016 May 
(Chapter-08)


141.Which Indian researcher has won the European Materials Research Society’s (E-MRS’s) Young Scientist Award?
Nandini Bhandaru

142.  This country hosted the 42nd G7 Summit in May 2016 –
Japan

143.UN Chief Ban Ki-moon has appointed eminent Mexican diplomat Patricia Espinosa Cantellano as the head of which office?
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

144.Name of first Union Territory to sign 24×7 Power for All document ?
Lakshadweep

145.Which state government of India has launched the Green Passage scheme for orphan students?
Odisha

146.This Indian boxer won the silver medal in 2016 World Boxing Championships in 57kg category –
Sonia Lather

147.Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Romania?
Ramesh Chandra

148.Indian Air Force (IAF) is conducting which combat exercises with counterparts in UAE?
Desert Eagle-II

149.How much loan amount has been sanctioned by World Bank for Indian solar programme?
$625 million

150. Name the Veteran TV and film actor who passed away recently and was known for his role in TV Serial F.I.R.?
Suresh Chatwal

151.Who has been awarded for “Distinguished Leadership in Teaching Excellence Award”, highest award given in teaching in University of Houston’s(US)?
Rupa Iyer

152.The government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have been working on how to reduce cash transactions in the economy.Who is the head of this committee?
Neeraj Kumar Gupta

153.Which Indian-American student has won the prestigious Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award ?
Syamantak Payra

154.Name the Indian woman author who won the 'Scholastic Asian Book Award' for 32000-word manuscript "Codex: The Lost Treasure of the Indus".
Aditi Krishnakumar

155.A two-day International Buddhist conference to remember the 2,560th birth anniversary of Lord Buddha began in which country?
Nepal

156.The Union Government has approved establishment of a National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) in which state?
Odisha

157.The world’s largest single rooftop solar power plant has been opened in which state of India?
Punjab

158.Nine-coach Spanish train Talgo’s trial run was conducted on which rail route?
Bareilly-Moradabad route

159.Which bank has estimated a loss of Rs. 5,380 Crore in the Final Quarter, the biggest ever quarterly loss in India’s Bank History?
Punjab National Bank

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