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Current Affairs of 5th May and May Month

  1. Commonwealth Game of 2018: Mirabai Chanu clinched who is is a weightlifter clinches the first gold medal for its nation India.

    1. On 5th April 2018, Mirabai Chanu who is world champion weightlifter got the record by winning a gold medal for India on the opening day of 21st Commonwealth Game.
    2. Mirabai Chanu performed really well in all the three rounds. She got well in all three rounds of lifting 80kg, 84kg, and 86kg.
    3. She also went for lifting the weight of double of her body that is 103kg, 107kg, and 110kg.
    4. Mirabai won the coveted medal in the 48 kg category with a total lift of 196 kg (86 kg + 110 kg)with her power-packed performance.
  2. Reserve bank of India releases first Bi-monthly Monetary Police Statement of season 2019-29

    1. On 5th April 2018 RBI released its Bi-monthly Monetary Police Statement of season 2019-29
    2. After assessing the current and evolving macroeconomic situation in the economy, the six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to keep the Repo Rate under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) unchanged at 6.0 percent.
    3. Consequently, the Reverse Repo Rate under the LAF remains unchanged at 5.75 percent and the Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate and the Bank Rate at 6.25 percent.
  3. No-confidence motion by Sri Lanka PM in Parliament.

    1. No-confidence motion in Sri Lanka Parliament was defeated by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on 4ht April 2018.
    2. The 68-year-old Wickremesinghe, leader of United National Party (UNP), currently leads a coalition government in the center in alliance with President Maithripala Sirisena’s Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).
    3. The no-confidence motion was moved by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Joint Opposition accusing Wickremesinghe of financial mismanagement and failing to tackle the outbreak of violence against the minority Muslim community in the nation’s central district, Kandy
  4. Russia’s call to join spy poisoning probe rejected

    1. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has rejected Russia’s call for a joint investigation with Britain in the case of nerve-agent poisonings of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the United Kingdom.
    2. Russia stated that the number of countries that abstained from the vote suggested that many have doubts about Britain’s allegations that Moscow was behind the attack. Russia has denied any involvement in the ex-spy poisoning and the nation now plans to take its case to the UN Security Council.
    3. Russia’s proposal for a joint investigation in the case received only six votes at a special session of the executive council of OPCW, while 17 abstained. The council comprises representatives from 41 countries.
  5. Human Right Bill, 2018 got approved protection from Union Cabinet.

    1. On 4th April Union Cabinet has approved the protection HRB also know as HUman Right Bill by amendments.
    2. Its main motive is to include the ‘National Commission for Protection of Child Rights’
    3. Also, Bill wants to make Human Right Institute more powerful.

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