Daily Current Affairs 6 May 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 6 May 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 6 May 2018. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 6 May 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Snakes bites are a disaster to Odisha

  • 37% of disaster prone deaths are caused due to snake bites.
  • It is declared as a state-specific disaster.

2. Andhra CM to pay for rape victim’s education

  • Naidu has announced that he will personally bear the expenses.
  • 2 acres of land, a house and job for her father will be provided.

3. TN to pay students giving NEET outside

  • Travel allowance will be given to students writing NEET outside the state.
  • Cash allowance of Rs.1000 will also be given.

4. Cancelled train tickets to be refunded

  • The ticket amounts for trains that are cancelled from origin to destination will be refunded.
  • Refunds can be claimed if the train is diverted or delayed by 3 hrs.

International News

1. Israel doesn’t compete for UNSC seat

  • Israel was competing with Germany and Belgium for the seats allocated to the Western Europe.
  • The UNSC have 5 permanent and 10 non-permanent members.

2. Palestinians injured at Gaza border

  • 1100 Palestinians were injured after Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas.
  • Palestinians were demanding the right to return to their homeland.

3. Volcano erupts in Hawaii

  • Kilauea volcano erupted on the US state’s Big Island.
  • Two earthquakes of magnitude 5.4 and 6.9 hit the island.

Business News

1. India’s growth rate is fast : ADB

  • Yasuyuki Sawada said that the economy can be doubled in 10 years if it grows at 7%.
  • He added that India should focus on reducing income inequality.

2. Berkshire Hathaway reports 1st loss in 9 yrs

  • The company reported a net loss of $1.1 bn in March quarter.
  • The revenue fell to $109 bn from the record $116 bn .

3. AI may shut down if not divested

  • The carrier might shut down until the govt puts taxpayer’s money as investment.
  • Air India could head for a 2-yr loss of approximately $2 bn.

Sports News
1. MI register win over KKR

  • MI won their 7th consecutive match against KKR since 2015.
  • The team is place 5th in the IPL points table.

2. Biopic on Saina

  • Shraddha Kapoor will play Saina Nehwal’s role in the biopic.
  • The biopic will be directed by Amol Gupte.

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