Daily Current Affairs (11 – May – 2020)

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Daily Current Affairs (11 – May – 2020)

Welcome to the May 2020 Daily Current Affairs MCQ One Liner Section of PuzzlesHuB. Current Affairs Quiz will Boost Your GA Section. Daily One Liner Current Affairs About national and international news are provided here. Read these one liner for quick revision for those who are preparing for IBPS/SBI/Po/Clerk and other competative exams.

Daily CA One Liners , 11 May 2020 :

  • 9 May : World Migratory Bird Day 2020
  • Theme 2020 :“Birds Connect Our World”
  • The day is globally observed on the second Saturday of May month
  • Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announces modifications in PMRF Scheme to boost research
  • Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline sells 5.7 % stake in Hindustan Unilever for $3.35 billion
  • 74% stake of SeQuent bought by Carlyle for Rs 1,587 crore
  • Sikkim Assembly passes a budget of Rs 9,100 crores for FY21
  • Ajinkya Rahane as its brand ambassador for India, Middle East, ANZ & SAARC
  • Govt hikes its market borrowing to Rs 12 lakh crore from Rs 7.80 lakh crore for FY 21
  • IIT-Delhi startup launches reusable antimicrobial mask NSafe
  • UN appeals for USD 6.7 billion to fight virus in poor countries
  • Tiger Population Rises to 96 in West Bengal’s Sundarbans
  • Uttar Pradesh govt launches ‘Pravasi Rahat Mitra’ App for migrant workers of state
  • Jharkhand govt bans Pan Masala for 1 year
  • Defence Minister Inaugurates Strategic Road in Uttarakhand Connecting Indian Posts on Indo-China Border
  • Goldman Sachs predicts India’s GDP growth at -0.4% for FY21
  • Nomura predicts Indian GDP for FY21 at -5.2%
  • Moody’s Projects India’s GDP Growth at 0% for FY21; 6.6% in FY22
  • Birth Anniversary of Maharana Pratap Singh is celebrated on 9 May
  • Nation celebrates 480th birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap
  • CSIR approves project to neutralize SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 patients
  • Giriraj Singh awards Startup India-Animal Husbandry Grand Challenge winners
  • Pandanda Kuttappa, co-founder of Kodava Hockey Festival in Coorg (Karnataka), dies aged 85
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes amends 44G of Income-tax Rules 1962
  • CSIR receives approval for clinical trial of two drugs, ‘phytopharmaceutical & favipiravir’ to treat COVID-19
  • FM Nirmala sitharaman launches INR-USD futures and options contracts on BSE, NSE at Gift city
  • SBI reduces benchmark lending rate by 15 basis points
  • MCLR (Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate) reduced to 7.25%, from 7.40%
  • Ministry of Defence signs with Tata Power SED for Modernisation of Air Field Infrastructure
  • Telangana becomes first state to extend lockdown beyond May 17; till May 29
  • WHO, UN postal agency release commemorative postage stamp on 40th anniversary of eradication of smallpox on May 9
  • India’s foreign exchange reserves rise to USD 481.078 billion in the week to May 1

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