- The first Cruise ship from the US to arrive in Cuba in about 50 years glides into the port of Havana on 2nd may 2016. The Adonia,with 700 passengers set sail\ from Florida on 1st May 2016.
- The finance minister of Sri Lanka said on 2nd May,2016 that Sri Lanka has set up a special panel to to investigate nationals named in the Panama papers.
- Delhi government has come up with the unique way of familiarising each household with its achievements Delhi people who is soon received and up newsletter along with the electricity bill.
- Higher Secondary students of Gujarat State Boards will study about Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, Chanakya and Mahatma Gandhi as main economics thinkers from the academic session 2016-2017. Under the revised curriculum the Gujarat State Board of school and textbook has introduced chapter on economic thought in Economics for class 11th commerce students which will feature Upadhyay apart from Chanakya and Mahatma Gandhi as main economics thinkers.
- On 2nd,2016 Yashaswini Singh Deswal won the individual silver in junior women’s air pistol on the second day of the junior world cup in Germany.
- Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has been voted as a player of the year by the football writers Association on 2nd may 2016.
- Spanish clay-courter, Nicholas and Almagro has won the title after 4 years on 1st May 2016. He had defeated younger compatriot Pablo carreno busta to win the Estoril open.
- A teenager Australian goalkeeper Stefan Petrovski has died three weeks after being struck by lightning during training session with his soccer club in Malaysia.
- Saudi Aramco,Princess Nourah University (PNU) and Wipro Arabia Ltd., a subsidiary of Wipro Ltd. inaugurated their all women business and technology park in Saudi Arabia on 2nd may 2016.
- The Rajya Sabha approved the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill of 2016 on 1st May 2016 which paves the way for merger and acquisition activity involving forms holding captive mining leases that were allotted in the past without adopting the auction route.
Science And Technology News
- The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a hidden galaxy located just over 110 million lights away light years away in the constitution of Pisces.
- An International team of scientists said on 2nd may 2016 that they had discovered a trio of earth like planets that are similar to earth and are the best so far for finding life outside our solar system.
Arts, Culture And Awards News
- Student of fashion and textile design Chayaa Dubey Express yourself as an artist at her first solo exhibition titled, abstract expression at Triveni Kala Sangam till 8 may 2016.
- In coming June, Neelima Raheja is going to light up the 2,550 year old phuktal gompa monastery in the Zanskaar Valley of Ladakh with solar panels. She is the only Indian participant for the Global Himalayan expedition on tracking of her dream.