May 2010 Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month of May 2010 from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations. Here you can find various fields of India and the world like: Appointments, Resignations, Sports and Sportsmen, Politics, Awards and Honors, Important Days, Deaths, Reports, Business, Planning, Politics, Education, Books and Authors, Economy, Accidents, Science, Technology You can get general knowledge about important current affairs related to geography, records, settlement, convention and entertainment etc.

31 May 2010 | Appointments Current Affairs
Commissioner of Mumbai police D Sivanandan has been appointed the Maharashtra's new police chief. He will take over from A N Roy, who retires on Monday
30 May 2010 | Resignations Current Affairs
An isolated Shibu Soren resigned as Jharkhand Chief Minister evening after failing to get the support of the Congress and its ally Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik ahead of Monday's trust vote in the assembly.
29 May 2010 | World Current Affairs
Bangladesh temporarily blocked the social networking site Facebook amid demands by a radical organisation to ban the website for hurting the sentiments of Muslims.
28 May 2010 | World Current Affairs
United States President Barack Obama's National Security Adviser, Retired General Jim Jones, tried to sugar-coat his trip to Pakistan last week along with Central Intelligence Agency chief Leon Panetta, describing it as 'a meeting between friends'.
27 May 2010 | Indian Current Affairs
In the Marxists-ruled Kerala, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad Kerala chapter has launched a helpline offering assistance to 'Hindus in distress'.Named Shivaji Hindu Helpline, the service particularly offers 'help for Hindu girls who are being lured into what they call the trap of 'love-jihad'.
26 May 2010 | World Current Affairs
The worlds' first womens' magic festival--Maya 2010--will be held in Thiruvananthapuram on 30 May. Noted women magicians from across the world will participate in the festival .This was announced by magician Gopinath Muthukad, founder of the Magic academy which will organize the fest.
25 May 2010 | World Current Affairs
The United States indicated that it is favourably inclined to the civilian nuclear deal between China and Pakistan, but it should be in compliance with the rules of Nuclear Suppliers Group.
24 May 2010 | Business Current Affairs
A Srinagar-bound SpiceJet aircraft with 186 passengers on board landed under emergency conditions in New Delhi after Air Traffic Control learnt that it had suffered a tyre burst while taking off and asked it to return.
23 May 2010 | Person Current Affairs
Naval officer Dilip Donde, who became the first Indian ever to circumnavigate the globe solo on a sail boat, on Sunday said foreigners did not believe that he was the first citizen from the country to take up this task.
22 May 2010 | Person Current Affairs
Naval officer Dilip Donde, who became the first Indian ever to circumnavigate the globe solo on a sail boat, on Sunday said foreigners did not believe that he was the first citizen from the country to take up this task.
21 May 2010 | Awards Current Affairs
Social entrepreneur Dr Bhagwati P Agrawal, founder and executive director of the nonprofit Sustainable Innovations, has received the $100,000 Lemelson-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Award for Sustainability.
20 May 2010 | Awards Current Affairs
Forty years after it was first published, Troubles by late author J G Farrell has been announced as the winner of the Lost Man Booker Prize -- a one-off prize to honour the books published in 1970, but not considered for the prize when its rules were changed.
19 May 2010 | World Current Affairs
A Pakistani court directed authorities to temporarily block Facebook till May 31 over the holding of a competition on blasphemous caricatures of Prophet Mohammed as protests against the social networking website were held across the country.
18 May 2010 | Awards Current Affairs
Conservative Senator Vim Kochhar has been honored with the 2010 Canadian Helen Keller Center Award 'for his outstanding community service and his appointment to the Senate.The award was presented by Cindy Accardi, executive director, Rotary Cheshire Homes and CHKC, and Larry Corke, event chair, CHKC, in Toronto.
17 May 2010 | Technology Current Affairs
India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-II missile intermediate range ballistic missile, with a range of 2000 kms, from the Wheelers Island off Orissa coast.
16 May 2010 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs
The government has banned more than a hundred terrorist outfits linked to Al Qaeda from across the globe.
15 May 2010 | Obituaries Current Affairs
Former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat died two days after he was admitted to a hospital in Jaipur after he complained of uneasiness and breathing problems.Shekhawat, 87, breathed his last at 11.10 am at the Swai Man Singh Hospital, said Superintendent Dr Narpat Singh.
14 May 2010 | Indian Current Affairs
Procuring an Overseas Citizenship of India Card has become more difficult and expensive for non-resident Indians thanks to new rules introduced by the government.The new rule makes it compulsory to surrender the Indian passports (valid/expired) and get a surrender certificate after paying $175, in addition to the $275 charged for the OCI Card.
13 May 2010 | World Current Affairs
The war-ravaged nation of Afghanistan has offered to try and help bring about a rapprochement between the United States and Iran, even as Washington continues its campaign to isolate Teheran over its alleged nuclear weapons programme in violation of its nonproliferation obligations.
12 May 2010 | Appointments Current Affairs
Justice S H Kapadia, the senior most judge of the Supreme Court, was sworn in as the 38th Chief Justice of India by President Pratibha Patil.
11 May 2010 | Awards Current Affairs
Distinguished Indian physicist and environmentalist Vandana Shiva has been awarded the prestigious Sydney Peace Prize this year, in recognition of her works in the field of social justice.
10 May 2010 | Indian Current Affairs
Former Karnataka food and civil supplies minister H Halappa was arrested in connection with a rape case filed against him by his friend's wife.
9 May 2010 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs
A telephonic conversation between two suspected members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen gave the security agencies  clue about the outlawed wing's alleged involvement in triggering the Pune blast.
8 May 2010 | Technology Current Affairs
Pakistan test fired two short-range ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads and striking Indian cities, with Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani saying it was time for the world to recognise his country as an atomic power.
7 May 2010 | Person Current Affairs
Dr Molly Easo Smith has been inaugurated as the 11th president of the Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York. She began her tenured presidency in July 2008, but the official inauguration was set for this month.
6 May 2010 | Person Current Affairs
Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman in the Mumbai terror attacks, has been sentenced to death -- the ultimate punishment available under the Indian Penal Code under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code.He will be one of the 309 prisoners in the country who will await his death, and if executed, he will become the 56th prisoner since Independence to be hanged in the gallows.
5 May 2010 | Indian Current Affairs
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi is expected to visit New Delhi to meet his counterpart S M Krishna, which will be followed by a meeting of foreign secretaries in Islamabad.
4 May 2010 | Summit Current Affairs
China welcomed the recent meeting of India Sand Pakistan prime ministers on the sidelines of the recent South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit in Bhutan, saying that improvement of relations between the two countries is good for the sub-continent and the stability of Asia.
3 May 2010 | Appointments Current Affairs
A committee appointed by the Rajasthan High Court to look into the reservation demand of Gujjars in Rajasthan has recommended the government to grant quota and special backward class status to the community.
2 May 2010 | Politics Current Affairs
The Bharatiya Janata Party government in Karnataka received a jolt when a minister from Chief Minister's home district of Shimoga quit following a media report which alleged that he sexually assaulted a friend's wife.
1 May 2010 | Appointments Current Affairs
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has appointed Atul Khare of India as assistant secretary-general for peacekeeping operations.The new assistant secretary-general replaces Edmond Mulet of Guatemala, who was appointed on April 1 as special representative of the secretary-general for Haiti for one year.

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