Current Affairs of 6th May 2019

1. India ranks top ICC Test rankings in Men’s Test Team Rankings

2. AS Kiran Kumar was honored with the highest civilian honor of France.

3. Mangaluru City Police launched an all-women police patrol unit ‘Rani Abbakka Force’. All-women police patrol force was named after the 16th-century warrior of coastal Karnataka, Queen Abbakka of Ullal near Mangaluru, who fought the Portuguese in the 16th century.

The force will cover the malls, beaches, educational institutions, places of religious importance, and the public transport system and handle issues related to eve-teasing and chain-snatching, among others.

4. ADB estimated 5.7% of growth rate in the Asia Pacific region in 2019

5. Tod D. Wolters took oath as the Chief Military Officer of the NATO Military Alliance.

6. Indian Navy has announced the purchase of 10 Kamov-31 helicopters from Russia.

7. Castor Semenya won 800 meter race in the Doha Diamond League.

8. Yes Bank was imposed a penalty of Rs 11 lakh by RBI.

9. Japan’s rocket named MOMO-3 has reached the outer space.

10. ISRO has announced to send a prob called Aditya L1 to study the Sun.

11. International No Diet Day (INDD) was observed on 6th May 2019, to promote a healthy lifestyle and raise awareness of the dangers and futility of dieting. The day also aims to raise awareness about the various dieting disorders which exist such as anorexia and bulimia. The INDD symbol is a blue ribbon. The INDD was first created in 1992 by Mary Evans Young to help people appreciate their own bodies.

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