May 5 Current Affairs – GK Today Daily Updates

On this Tuesday May 5th, 2015  let us see what are the trending current affairs, history and Gk today.

Sports :

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  • The England Cricket player Jonathan Trott (Batsmen) retires from International cricket and ends his cricket career.
  • India’s top rifle shooters have won medals in Hannover Shooting Competition. Abhinav Bindra and Chain Singh have won Double Gold medals and showed their strength in their sport.
  • Mr Poovamma won Gold Medal in 19th federation cup which is national senior atheletics championship held at Mangala stadium in Mangaluru.
  • Sharath Kamal improved his rankings in his table tennis sport and achieved 32nd rank which is his best rank in his career till now.
  • Indian cricket team will be going to Bangladesh for playing a test series and ODI series in upcoming month.

World :

  • A person from Hyderabad who joined in ISIS group has died in syria.
  • On the Coast of Papua New Guinea, EarthQuake has occured with a magnitude of about 7.4 which led to a minor Tsunami. Reports say that Tsunami has hit buildings and made damage to it.
  • Sources say there will be no Tsunami threat to India from Indian Ocean.
  • Once again Nepal has experienced an EarthQuake with a magnitude of 4.0 which made the death toll increase to 7500.
  • ISIS group has claimed for the Cartoon attack happened in Texas.

India :

  • Dawood Ibhrahim the most wanted criminal is out of Indian intelligence radar says the Indian government.
  • Large number of AAP party workers have started resigning.
  • Accenture Company has increased the paid maternity leave to 22 weeks (Over 5 months).
  • Rahul Yadav who was working for Housing.com a online real estate company , Now resigns from his CEO role and ends business relationship with the company.

Technology :

  • Microsoft has launched ” Office 2016 Preview” and its available online for download.
  • The Indian Government Central minister Mr. Ravi Shankar supports Net Neutrality and the suggestions were given according to that and the final decisions have to be made by the working government.

GK Today :  5th May , 2015

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  • Nellie Bly is the well known name in the field of Journalism and she is known for her quick trip which she made around the world. Her original name is Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman , she has not only done journalism but also has interests in the field of writer , entrepreneur and invention .
  • Karl Marx a great social worker in Germany was born today on 5th may of the year 1818.
  • The former president of India Mr. Giani Zail Singh was born today in the year 1916.

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