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Current Affairs Today – May 10 2015

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Ray appointed new member; CBDT now a full house

  • Senior IRS officer S K Ray has been appointed as the new member in the Central Board of Direct Taxes, the apex policy making body of the Income Tax department.
  • Ray, a 1978-batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax), was till now serving as the Chief Commissioner of I-T in Ahmedabad.

Nico Rosberg wins Spanish Grand Prix

  • Nico Rosberg ended his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s winning streak in this year’s Formula One drivers’ world championship when he drove to a near-flawless victory in Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix.
  • The 29-year-old German, who had been beaten by Hamilton in all four of this year’s ‘flyaway’ season-opening races.
  • Hamilton finished in second place and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was third.

116-year-old Malaysian woman is world’s oldest person

  • Yati Musdi of Johor, Malaysia has become the world’s oldest women(and also the oldest living person, presently).
  • Born on 27th April,1899, the 116-year-old, has been passed on the title by the American, Gertrude Weaver, who passed away just a few days after being declared the oldest woman alive.
  • It’s worthwhile to mention here that despite her age, she claims to have a clear vision and is free from any hearing aid.




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