May 2011 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 2011 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 2011 | Economy Current Affairs
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in end of May 2011 reduced the time that banks take to resolve customers' complaints regarding ATM transactions to seven working days from 12 working days.
30 May 2011 | Economy Current Affairs
The Reserve Bank of India in May 2011 advised state-run infrastructure finance companies to make provisions for standard assets from March 2012 fearing an increase in defaults amid uncertainty over pending infrastructure and power projects.
29 May 2011 | Sports Current Affairs
Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Monaco Grand Prix thriller for Red Bull on 29 May 2011. The victory marked his took his fifth victory in six races.
28 May 2011 | Politics Current Affairs
Union Government decided to set up a high level committee under the chairmanship of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman to tackle the menace of black money.
27 May 2011 | Business Current Affairs
A high-level coordination committee on external commercial borrowings (ECB), chaired by R Gopalan, secretary department of economic affairs in a meeting decided to raise the external commercial borrowing limit to $ 30 billion for the financial year 2011-12.
26 May 2011 | Geography Events Current Affairs
Lanco Solar announced to set up a 75 MW solar power plant at Dhule in Maharashtra at a cost of 884.18 crore rupees. Lanco bagged the contract from the Maharashtra State Power Generation Co Ltd. The project would be fully commissioned by mid- February 2012.
25 May 2011 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs
The National Advisory Council (NAC) headed by Sonia Gandhi gave its nod to government's go ahead for fresh survey identifying families Below Poverty Line, BPL.
24 May 2011 | Summit Current Affairs
Second Africa-India forum summit was held at Addis Ababa from 24 to 25 May 2011 under the theme: Enhancing Partnership: Shared Vision. Addis Ababa is the capital of Ethiopia.
23 May 2011 | Appointments Current Affairs
Ajit Kumar Seth a 1974 batch IAS officer from the Uttar Pradesh cadre was appointed the Cabinet Secretary of India. The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cleared the appointment.
22 May 2011 | Business Current Affairs
Aurobindo Pharma Ltd received final approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) to manufacture and market Divalproex Sodium Delayed- Release tablets.
21 May 2011 | Person Current Affairs
Palestinian-born and UAE-based mother of two, Suzanne Al Houby, on 21 May 2011 became the first Arab woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak
20 May 2011 | Business Current Affairs
Under the resumed dialogue process between Pakistan and India, delegations of the two countries met in Rawalpindi from 20-21 May 2011 to discuss the Sir Creek Issue. The Pakistan delegation was led by Rear Admiral Shah Sohail Masood, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Defence.
19 May 2011 | Politics Current Affairs
The Union Cabinet of India gave approval for conducting the Below Poverty Line (BPL) Census in rural and urban areas. The Census would be conducted by the Ministry of Rural Development in association with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) and the Registrar General of India (RGI).
18 May 2011 | Indian Current Affairs
Nagaland state annual plan was finalised at 1810 crore t a meeting between the Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio.
17 May 2011 | Business Current Affairs
President of Uzbekistan Islam Abduganievich  Karimov visited India. It was his fifth visit to India. Karimov is the President of Uzbekistan since 1990. He came to India to hold talks on strengthening security, energy links and communication.
16 May 2011 | Appointments Current Affairs
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief J Jayalalithaa was sworn in as chief minister of Tamil Nadu on Monday along with 33 others in her Cabinet. State Governor Surjit Singh Barnala administered oath of secrecy to Jayalalithaa at the Madras University's centenary auditorium in Chennai.
15 May 2011 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs
The Working group of NAC (National Advisory Council) in the third week of May 2011 drafted a detailed note on land acquisition and relief and rehabilitation.
14 May 2011 | Geography Events Current Affairs
An earthquake of 4.9 magnitude shook the Kashmir Valley but there were no reports of any loss in the tremor. The moderate intensity tremor, which was recorded at 3.09 hours morning, had its epicentre in Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan.
13 May 2011 | Politics Current Affairs
According to the election results declared by Election Commission of India Trinamool Congress won the state assembly elections 2011 in West Bengal. With the victory of Trinamool Congress, the 34- year rule of CPI (M) led left government came to an end in West Bengal.
12 May 2011 | Politics Current Affairs
The Supreme Court of India May 2011 gave the ruling that non-minority educational institutions have no right to admit students of their choice and scrapped 100 percent reservation for children of armed forces in the Army college of Medical Sciences(ACMS) in Delhi Cantonment.
11 May 2011 | Science Current Affairs
This discovery will make it possible to improve photoelectrochemical cells. In the same way that plants use photosynthesis to transform sunlight into energy, these cells use sunlight to drive chemical reactions that ultimately produce hydrogen from water.
10 May 2011 | World Current Affairs
Russia in the second week of May 2011 delivered a new shipment of nuclear fuel to Iran for use at the Bushehr nuclear power plant. About 30 tonnes of uranium fuel rods had been sent to Iran by plane over the last week. 
9 May 2011 | Sports Current Affairs
The AHF-MHC Hockey Academy was inaugurated by Sultan Azlan Shah, President, Asian Hockey Federation. The academy once completed can accommodate 100 trainees.
8 May 2011 | Sports Current Affairs
Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal was defeated by world number three Xin Wang of China in the finals to finish runner-up in the Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament on 8 May 2011 in Kuala Lumpur.
7 May 2011 | Business Current Affairs
Andhra Pradesh’s annual plan for the year 2011-12 was finalised at 43000 crore. This decision was taken after the meeting of planning commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy.
6 May 2011 | Business Current Affairs
The Union Minister of Environment and forests, Jairam Ramesh stated that it had cleared the 400 MW Maheshwar hydroelectric power project on the Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh.
5 May 2011 | Politics Current Affairs
The Supreme Court of India reserved verdict on the petition for a direction to the Chhattisgarh government to disarm and disband Special Police Officers recruited under Salwa Judum movement.
4 May 2011 | Politics Current Affairs
Union Ministry of Environment and forests issued a revised draft-guidelines to determine critical wildlife habitats as required by the Scheduled tribes and Other Forest Dwellers Act, 2006.
3 May 2011 | World Current Affairs
Portugal reached a deal with the European Union and the IMF a €78-billion 3-year bailout. Portugal’s Prime Minister Jose Socrates announced the deal is worth 78 billion euros.
2 May 2011 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs
The committee headed by Director General for Foreign Trade Anup K Pujari set up will review the very existence of the deemed export scheme whose scope has considerably widened over the years.
1 May 2011 | Politics Current Affairs
Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi, who is at the centre of a controversy over the draft report on 2G scam, was renominated as the chairman of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee, notwithstanding the raging row.

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