- Facebook has paid $10,000 reward 10 year old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its picture sharing app Instagram. the boy is the youngest recipient of Facebook’s “bug bounty”.
- C Raja Mohan, a foreign policy strategist, has been named as the inaugural Marshall Bouton Asia Fellow of the prestigious Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
- International day of Midwife was first celebrated May 5, 1991, and has since been observed in over 50 nations around the world.
- Railway ministry on 4th May 2016 has started a bullet train service from Mumbai to Ahmedabad with a 3300 rupees fare.
- Central of innovative and Applied by Bioprocessing(CIAB), National Institute under department of biotechnology celebrated its 4th foundation day art its campus in Mohali.
- M Venkaiah Naidu ,Hon’ble minister of Urban Development, housing and urban poverty alleviation and parliamentary affairs has inaugurated the function and address the August gathering to comment company 46th Foundation Day of HUDCO’s.
- An sports event was hosted at the Hotel Pullam organised by Vitara Breeza on 4th May, 2016. Anibarn Lahiri was awarded as the Sports Person of the Year award.
- India held on to its second position, while South Africa dropped three places to sixth in the latest Test cricket rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
- The trio of sanjana Sehrawat, Chinki Yadav and Gauri Sheoran won the 25-metre sports pistol bronze for India in the junior World cup in Suhl, Germany on 4th May, 2016.
- The maritime India Summit 2016 held in Mumbai from 14 to 16th April 2016 was a great success in terms of maritime Investments attracted and business agreement signed. The Indian Maritime University premier Central University for Maritime education had signed four MOUs on this occasion with premier universities in the presence of Nitin Gadkari on labour Union Ministry of shipping road transport and highways.
- R. Thamodharan took charge a Zonal Manager in charge of LIC of India so then zone on April 21 2016. It covers the states of Tamil nadu Kerala and union territories of Puducherry and Lakshadweep.
- S Mahalingam former Chief financial officer(CFO) of Tata Consultancy Services has been appointed as non executive chairman of City Union Bank.
- Anil Ambani Reliance Power has received an approval from Bangladesh government for the first phase of a 3000 megawatt gas based power plant.
Arts, Culture And Awards News
- On 3rd May, 2016 Ranjit Ray has received National Award for his documentary Aoleang.This time the achievement award for best Anthropoligical category while last year is documentation of clay image makers of Kumartuli Best International awards for best promotional film.