- Kalpen Suresh Modi, better known as Kal Penn, interacted with a select group of Delhi people on 9th May, 2016 at the American centre.
- As per supreme court’s recent order NEET is only applicable for medical entrance exam.
- The single emergency number ‘112’ will be operational throughout India from January 1, 2017 to help people reach immediate services of police, ambulance and fire department.
- On 475th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Maharana Pratap, Union Minister for Culture and Tourism Dr. Mahesh Sharma released a Commemorative coin of Rs. 100/- and a Circulation coin of Rs. 10/- in New Delhi.
- A Pink coin will be developed by U.S Mint in order to promote breast cancer awareness and to raise money for Cancer Research. These coins are expected to be released in 2018.
- Wax and reason statue of Adolf Hitler on his knees was ok sent by Christie’s for $17.2 million. This auction was organised on 8th may 2016 and prepared by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan.
- Novak Djokovic has defeated Andy Murray in the ATP Madrid Masters on 8th may 2016.
- On 9th May 2016,Michel platini has resigned as UEFA president after his appeal against a ban from football activities failed.
- 7th seeded Karunuday Singh has defeated John Lamble of the US in the first round of the $10,000 ITF men’s futures Tennis Tournament at the orbis Academy Jaiswal on 9th May 2016.
- Soumyadeep Ghosh may represent Haryana in the senior inter state and national table tennis championships at Gurgaon from January 6 to 11 2017.
- Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said in his speech on 9th may 2016 that government initiatives will lead to the creation of one crore jobs by next year.
- India’s foodgrain output is likely to remain flat at to 252.23 million tonnes in 2015-16 due to drought in 10 states Where are pulses output is likely to fall marginally putting pressure on retail prices of lentils.
Science And Technology News:-
- Mexican scientists invented a new light emitting cement Which could last for hundred years and illuminate highways at night by absorbing solar energy during the day.
- Biagio is the first baby to be born in the U.K, from a trial period of next generation Sequencing (NGS) technique which gives IVF doctors a explained view of the health of an embryo’s chromosomes.
- Scientists have developed first holographic flexible smartphone i.e. HoloFlex. HoloFlex allowed users to interact with videos and images without any glasses.
Arts, Culture And Awards News:-
- Director SS Rajamouli and producer Shobu Yarlagadda of Baahubali film will be heading towards at the upcoming Cannes film festival.
- On 8th May, 2016 Hieronymus Bosch- Visions Of Genius Exhibition was organised in the southern dutch town of Den Bosch and more than 441000 people were visited over the last 3 months.
- An exhibition titled “Taash Ke Patte” is on at British Council in New Delhi till 15th May,2016.