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6th May Current Affairs


6th May current Affairs

  1. Salman Khan sentenced to 5-year jail in Hit and run case.
    Bollywood Film Actor Salman Khan was sentenced to 5-year jail in Hit and run case. He has been charged for allegedly driving and killing one person and injured four in the road mishap. Mumbai Session Court, Judge DW Deshpande after analyzing all the facts found Salman khan guilty.

    Charges under Salman Khan convicted are IPC Section 304,IPC Section 279,IPC Section 337,IPC Section 338,IPC Section 427. While giving Judgements, Judge gave references of case Sanjeev Nanda BMW and Alistair Pereira.
  2. Goods and Services Tax Bill passed.
    On 6th May, Goods and Services Tax Bill were passed by Lok Sabha. The bill also comes under 122nd Amendment Bill that looks to put in the GST plan in India. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley headed the meeting and ensured the state of India to compensate for tax losses. For the period of 5 years, It will provide compensation to the States for the loss of revenue grows up due to the execution of GST

    Now, the bill has to be passed in the Rajya Sabha. After passing by an Upper house, it must approve by more than half of India's twenty-nine states so that the central and state governments would get adequate magnate to tax goods and services.
  3. PM to launch three mega social security schemes.
    PM Narender Modi to launch a three mega social security scheme - Atal Pension Yojna (APY)- pension scheme, Pardhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojna (PMJJBJ)- insurance scheme, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna (PMSBY)- insurance scheme. Ministers in the Union Cabinet gave its approval. On May 9, these schemes will be launched by PM Narendra Modi in Kolkata, capital of West Bengal.

    At 116 different locations, this scheme will be launched, including Delhi, the capital of India and major centers of different states and district HQ.
  4. Pranab Mukherjee all set for his 4-day tour to Russia.
    India's President Pranab Mukherjee is all set for his four-day visit to Russia on May 7. On the 70th Anniversary of Victory Day, he will participate to commemorate Russia's victory in the Second World War. This is the first official visit as president to Russia.

    This occasion will be held in Moscow in which a 75-member Indian Army contingent will take part in a military parade. Union minister Manoj Sinha will also accompany The President on this trip. In Russia, President Pranab Mukherjee will hold bilateral talks with his counterpart Vladimir Putin.
  5. The US authorized commercial Ferry services to Cuba
    US has authorized commercial Ferry services to Cuba to set up first commercial maritime passenger routes in more than 50 years. This is a major step to improve the relations between US and Cuba.