5 May 2021 Current Affairs

Himachal Pradesh has committed to achieve ‘Har Ghar Jal’ target by which year?

Answer
July 2022


Who has been appointed as the 4th Deputy Governor of RBI?

Answer
T Rabi Sankar


Which player has won the ‘Portuguese Grand Prix 2021?

Answer
Lewis Hamilton
Below is some information about Lewis Hamilton Life.

Birth Date7 Jan 1985
Age36
OccupationRacing Driver
ParentsAnthony Hamilton, Carmen Larbalestier
NationalityBritish
First Tournament Won2007 Canadian Grand Prix
How many Tournaments Won97

Which bank has allocated Rs71 crore to deal with the second wave of Covid-19?

Answer
SBI – State Bank of India


Which State government has banned this year’s Chardham Yatra because of Covid-19 Pandemic?

Answer
Uttrakhand – Chief Minister of state Tirath Singh said that only priests of four temples would be there to perform rituals and puja.
Earlier Chardham Yatra was expected to start from May 14 2021.


Which Sri Lankan cricketer announced his retirement from international cricket?

Answer
Thisara Perera, a Sri Lankan Cricketer have announced his retirement from international cricket. Perera is one of the few players who have hat-trick in both ODIs and T20s. Playing 133 ODIs till date, he scored 1,586 runs at 18.23 and claimed 149 wickets. In T20s, he has got 794 runs and 48 wickets in 66 games.
Some more information about Thisara Perera Achievements See this article by SportsSkeeda – Achievements of Thisara Perera


Who has received the 3rd Highest award of japan “Order of the Rising Sun“?

Answer
Shyamala Ganesh – Bengaluru teacher Shyamala Ganesh, the former director of the Japanese Language School, will be conferred the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays. In a press release, Consulate-General of Japan, Bengaluru highlighted Ms. Ganesh’s contribution to the spread of the Japanese language and culture in Karnataka.


Who has been appointed as the acting chairperson of “National Human Rights Commission(NHRC)”?

Answer
Prafulla Chandra Pant known as PC Pant has been appointed as acting chairperson of NHRC.


Satyajit Roy’s book “Another Dozen Stories” translated from Bengali to English by whom?

Answer
Indrani Majumdar


Which State initiates ‘Parvat Dhara’ Yojana to Rejuvenate Water Resources?

Answer
Himachal Pradesh


Who has been appointed as the head of talent search of Delhi Capitals?

Answer
Saba Karim


India has got approval to buy ‘P-8I Patrol‘ aircraft from which country?

Answer
America


Assam’s first female IAS officer has passed away. Her name is what?

Answer
Parul Debi Das


Which nation is hosting the G7 Foreign Minister Meeting?

Answer
United Kingdom is hosting G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting.


Which state/UT has got its 1st covid centre with own oxygen plant?

Answer
Delhi


Who will take oath as Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time on May 5,2021?

Answer
Mamata Banerjee


Union Government has slashed the integrated GST rate on imported oxygen concentrators from 28% to
what percent?

Answer
12%


All-rounder Thisara Perera Announces Retirement from Cricket. He Played for which Country?

Answer
SriLanka


Which ministry will organize a year-long celebration to mark the 100th birth anniversary of the legendary
filmmaker Satyajit Ray?

Answer
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Some information about Satyajit Ray

Born2 May 1921
Birth PlaceCalcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
NationalityIndian
EducationPresidency College(Bachelor’s of Arts)
Visva-Bharati University(Master’s of Arts)
SpouseBijoya Ray
ChildrenSandip Ray
Parents Sukumar Ray (father)
Suprabha Ray (mother)
AwardsList of awards given to Satyajit Ray

Which Country has launched the “Multiscreen” test system to detect the presence of diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B and C, and syphilis simultaneously?

Answer
Russia


GST revenues touch all-time high of Rs1.41 lakh crore in Which Month?

Answer
April 2021


Which Social media platform is to add a fact box feature on users’ timeline to help promote the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination effort?

Answer
Twitter


Which Company has signed a Power Purchase Agreement(PPA) with Solar Energy Corporation of India(SECI) for supplying 540 MegaWatt (MW)?

Answer
JSW Renew Energy


Who is appointed as the first woman officer to command a Road Construction Company (RCC)?

Answer
Vaishali S Hiwase


Padma Shri Awardee Manas Bihari Verma Passed away. He was associated with which field?

Answer
Aeronautical Scientist


Who Launched 60 Starlink Satellites into Orbit for High-Speed Internet on 5th May 2021?

Answer
SpaceX


How much cash prize will be given under the newly instituted Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Cinema?

Answer
10 Lakh Indian Rupees


Which Country recently Joined the “Net Zero Producers Forum” on Climate Change?

Answer
Saudi Arabia


Which State launched the first of its “Auro ScholarshipProgramme” for all the students of the state?

Answer
Tripura
For More details about Auro Scholarship Programme see this article by Business Wire India – Minister of Tripura Launched Auro Scholarship Programme.


What is name of The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s (HAL) Advanced Light Helicopter, which was successfully
demonstrated recently?

Answer
Dhruv MK III

Some information about Dhruv MK III

Who Developed Dhruv MK IIIHelicopter Division of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
Length with Rotors Turning15.87m
Height with Rotors Turning4.98m
Height to Top of Rotor Head3.93m
Main Rotor Diameter13.2m

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