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Latest 8th May 2017 Current Affairs

Latest 8th May 2017 Current Affairs

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Latest 8th May 2017 Current Affairs

Government Declares Entire Assam As ‘Disturbed’ Area

The entire state of Assam has been declared as a disturbed area under the Armed Forces act. The AFSPA for three more months, citing various violent activities by insurgent groups ULFA, NDFB and others.

World Redcross Day

World Redcross Day

Every year World Redcross Day is celebrated on 8th May. This date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant. Henry Dunant was the founder of the Red Cross as well as the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The fundamental principles recognized during World Red Cross Day are voluntary, humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, universality, and unity.

Odisha to introduce boat ambulances in four districts

In four districts Odisha is going to introduce boat ambulance service where the people are facing difficulties in getting health service. The boat ambulance service will be available in Malkangiri, Koraput, Kalahandi and Kendrapara districts. The state government has sanctioned six boat ambulances for this area.

Country’s 1st biorefinery plant recently inaugurated in Pune

On Sunday Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highway has Launched the country’s first biorefinery plant in Pune. This plant produces ethanol from a variety of biomass.

Jharkhand has announced Jan-Dec as the Fiscal Year


From January to December Jharkhand has decided to become the second state in the country to reschedule its financial year. The new budget will be tabled in December. In the earlier system, it commenced from April 1 and ended on March 31.

Hinduja brothers top UK’s annual rich list

The Hinduja brothers have topped the 2017 list of the richest people in the UK with an estimated fortune of 16.2 billion pounds, a massive 3.2 billion pound hike in their fortunes over the previous year.

Emmanuel Macron has become the France’s Youngest President

Emmanuel Macron

In France’s landmark presidential election Mr.Emmanuel Macron, the Pro-European centrist has won and became the country’s youngest-ever leader. The 39-year-old former was worked as an investment banker.

Shiva Thapa bags silver at Asian Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa he is first Indian who won the three silver medals successively at the continental showpiece. The 23-year-old-Thapa had to settle for a silver medal after an injury forced him to forfeit his match to second seed Elnur Abduraimov.

Sachin Tendulkar conferred with Fellowship Award in the UK

Sachin Tendulkar

Last night Sachin Tendulkar Received the Fellowship Award at the 7th annual Asian Awards which was a tribute to the actor om puri. In second innings of India’s cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar life, he is planning to support charities and various initiatives to help the under-privileged people.

India To hold festival in Egypt to Mark Tagore’s Birth Anniversary

India will organize a cultural festival in Egypt to mark the 156th birth anniversary of the famous Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore. Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC), will organize this Tagore Festival.

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