Current Affairs 4th May 2015: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Joined Chinese Social Media Platform Weibo

Current Affairs 4th May 2015: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Joined Chinese Social Media Platform Weibo

Mazen Darwish, Syrian Journalist Honored with Annual Press Freedom Prize

04.05.2015: Annual Press Freedom Prize was awarded to Mazen Darwish, a Syrian Journalist.  The award was given away by cultural body of UN.  Mazen is in jail since three years and he is also a rights activist.  He was arrested on 2012.

Baleshwar Ram, former Union Minister Passed Away

04.05.2015: Congress leader and former union minister Baleshwar Ram died at the age of 87 years.  He was suffering from kidney related problems since some time. He died in Patna, Bihar.  He was elected to Bihar assembly five times from various constituencies.  He was first elected to assembly in 1952.

Maya Plisetskaya, Russian Ballet Legend Passed Away

04.05.2015: Legendary Russian Ballerinas Maya Pilsetskaya passed away and Germany. She was 89 and is survived by her husband.  She was born in Moscow in 1925 and joined ballet company in 1943. She was a dancer, ballet director, choreographer and actress.

Railways won 5th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship

04.05.2015: Railway Sports Promotion Board won the Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2015. The match was held at Master Chandgi Ram sports stadium.  The team defeated Jharkhand in the final match to win the title.  Punjab team stood in the third position by defeating Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy.

Sandeep Jajodia is No More the Boxing India President

04.05.2015: Sandeep Jajodia lost the no-confidence motion and is removed as the president of Boxing India. He lost it by 2-55.  He later accepted his defeat.

Magadh Open Cast Coal Mine Launched in Jharkhand

04.05.2015: Jarkhand chief minister Raghubar Das inaugurated Asia’s largest mine Magadh Open Cast Mine.  Union Minister of State for Energy, Coal Piyush Goyal also inaugurated the mine.  Coal India Limited senior officials were also present at the inauguration.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Joined Chinese Social Media Platform Weibo

04.05.2015: Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined Weibo. Weibo is like Twitter in China.  PM Modi first posted on Weibo “Hello China! Looking forward to interacting with Chinese friends through Weibo.” PM Modi is going on a visit to China in a few weeks from now.