9th May 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-05-10

? The World Athletics Day-2020 is observed on the 7 May. The date is subject to adjustment, the date of World Athletics Day is decided by the IAAF, however, the month stays the same as May. The first World Athletics Day was observed in 1996.

? 80-km long Dharchula (Uttarakhand)–Lipulekh (China Border) road link curtailing Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrimage time inaugurated.

? 15 migrant workers, who were sleeping on the railway tracks while going back to their native places, run over by a goods train between Jalna and Aurangabad in Maharashtra.

? Jharkhand bans manufacture, sale and storage of 11 brands of pan masala for a year.

? The Government of India has launched its biggest-ever evacuation exercises named the “Vande Bharat Mission”.

? World Red Cross Day is observed globally on 8 May every year. May 8 is birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, the founder of Red Cross and the winner of first Nobel Peace Prize (1901).

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