Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Current Affaris 2008 : May By Neo Quiz Spot

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May 3 - Over 133,000 in Burma/Myanmar are killed by Cyclone Nargis, the deadliest natural disaster since the Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004.

May 5- President Pratibha Patil presents Padma Vibhushan awards to Pranab Mukherjee, Sachin Tendulkar and Asha Bhosle.
May 7 - Dmitry Medvedev is sworn in as the President of Russia.

May 11 - Burma/Myanmar holds a constitutional referendum.

May 12 - Over 69,000 are killed in central south-west China by the Chengdu quake, an earthquake measuring 8.0Mw. The epicenter is 90 kilometers (55 miles) west-northwest of the provincial capital Chengdu, Sichuan province.

May 13 - A series of bomb blasts kills at least 63 and injures 216 in Jaipur, India.

May 14 - NASA announces the discovery of Supernova remnant G1.9+0.3

May 14 –Death of Arthur Burks, 92, American mathematician and computer pioneer, died of Alzheimer's disease.

May 15 - An oil pipeline explodes in Ijegun, Nigeria, killing 100.

May 15 –Death of Willis Lamb (b. 1913), physicist, winner of the 1955 Nobel Prize in Physics.

May 19 –Death of Vijay Tendulkar, 80, Indian playwright, died of myasthenia gravis

May 21- Football - Manchester United of England wins the UEFA Champions League, defeating another English side Chelsea by penalty shootout 6-5, after a draw of 1-1 at the final.

May 23 - The Union of South American Nations, a supranational union, is created by a union between the Andean Community and Mercosur.

May 23 - The International Court of Justice awards Middle Rocks to Malaysia and Pedra Branca to Singapore, ending a 29-year territorial dispute between the two countries.

May 23- Prithvi II, a nuclear-capable, 350-km range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, is successfully test-fired.

May 25 - NASA's Phoenix spacecraft becomes the first spacecraft to land on the northern polar-region of Mars.

May 25- The Bhartiya Janta Party comes to power in Karnataka. In the assembly elections held earlier in the week, BJP win 110 seats. Congress is second with 80.

May 28 - The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is established after the Assembly votes overwhelmingly in favor of abolishing the country's 240-year-old monarchy. Girija Prasad Koirala becomes temporary Head of state.

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