TOP DAILY ONE LINERS CURRENT AFFAIRS (10 MAY 2020)


🔷 9 May : World Migratory Bird Day 2020

🔷 Theme 2020 :“Birds Connect Our World”

🔷 The day is globally observed on the second Saturday of May month

🔷 Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announces modifications in PMRF Scheme to boost research

🔷 Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline sells 5.7 % stake in Hindustan Unilever for $3.35 billion

🔷 74% stake of SeQuent bought by Carlyle for Rs 1,587 crore

🔷 Sikkim Assembly passes a budget of Rs 9,100 crores for FY21

🔷 Ajinkya Rahane as its brand ambassador for India, Middle East, ANZ & SAARC

🔷 Govt hikes its market borrowing to Rs 12 lakh crore from Rs 7.80 lakh crore for FY 21

🔷 IIT-Delhi startup launches reusable antimicrobial mask NSafe

🔷 UN appeals for USD 6.7 billion to fight virus in poor countries

🔷 Tiger Population Rises to 96 in West Bengal’s Sundarbans

🔷 Uttar Pradesh govt launches ‘Pravasi Rahat Mitra’ App for migrant workers of state

🔷 Jharkhand govt bans Pan Masala for 1 year

🔷 Defence Minister Inaugurates Strategic Road in Uttarakhand Connecting Indian Posts on Indo-China Border

🔷 Goldman Sachs predicts India’s GDP growth at -0.4% for FY21

🔷 Nomura predicts Indian GDP for FY21 at -5.2%

🔷 Moody’s Projects India’s GDP Growth at 0% for FY21; 6.6% in FY22

🔷 Birth Anniversary of Maharana Pratap Singh is celebrated on 9 May

🔷 Nation celebrates 480th birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap

🔷 CSIR approves project to neutralize SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 patients

🔷 Giriraj Singh awards Startup India-Animal Husbandry Grand Challenge winners

🔷 Pandanda Kuttappa, co-founder of Kodava Hockey Festival in Coorg (Karnataka), dies aged 85

🔷 Central Board of Direct Taxes amends 44G of Income-tax Rules 1962

🔷 CSIR receives approval for clinical trial of two drugs, ‘phytopharmaceutical & favipiravir’ to treat COVID-19

🔷 FM Nirmala sitharaman launches INR-USD futures and options contracts on BSE, NSE at Gift city

🔷 SBI reduces benchmark lending rate by 15 basis points

🔷 MCLR (Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate) reduced to 7.25%, from 7.40%

🔷 Ministry of Defence signs with Tata Power SED for Modernisation of Air Field Infrastructure

🔷 Telangana becomes first state to extend lockdown beyond May 17; till May 29

🔷 WHO, UN postal agency release commemorative postage stamp on 40th anniversary of eradication of smallpox on May 9

🔷 India’s foreign exchange reserves rise to USD 481.078 billion in the week to May 1

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