Current Affairs of 5th May, 2019

1. BSNL launched India Fiber Broadband service in the Kashmir Valley.

2. 16th Ministerial Meeting of Asia Cooperation Dialogue was held in Doha.

3. Huawei becomes the world’s second largest smart phone maker

4. Bajrang Pooni won Gold medal at the Ali Aliyev Wrestling Tournament

5. World Tuna Day was celebrated on May 02

6. PR Sreejesh was nominated for the Rajiv Gandhiji Ratna Award by Hockey India.

7. Green color number plate is mandatory for the electric vehicles.

8. IIT Indore joined Asia’s Top 50 University Rankings.

9. Gaurav Rakit has been named as the Chief Operating Officer of VIACOM18.

10. IGNOU announced the introduction of a course on GST.

11. International Midwives Day 2019 is celebrated on May 5th every year. The theme for this year’s celebration was “Midwives: Defenders of Women’s Rights“. First International Day of the Midwife (IDM) was celebrated on 5th of May in the year 1991 using the theme “Towards safe birth for all by the year 2000”. It is celebrated as a day to honor the midwives for their big contribution towards the health of the people across the nations.

12.  Indian spiritual leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, was presented with the ‘Order of St. George’ Award for the year 2019 as part of the Commemorative Feast at the Puthuppally St. George Orthodox Church (462-year-old ) in Kottayam, Kerala.

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