First Published on May 16, 2021 || Last Updated on May 17, 2021 by Prashant Chaturvedi
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16 May 2021 Current Affairs
Indian-American Neera Tanden appointed White House senior adviser.
- Indian-American Neera Tanden has been appointed senior adviser to U.S. President Joe Biden.
- Ms. Tanden is currently the president and CEO of a progressive think-tank, Center for American Progress (CAP).
- US President: Joe Biden
- US Capital: Washington DC
The International Day of Families observed every year on 15th May.
- The International Day of Families is observed on the 15 May every year.
- The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993.
- The International Day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families.
- The International Day of Families 2021 themes is “Families and New Technologies”.
China’s first Mars rover, Zhu Rong successfully landed on Mars.
- The lander carrying China’s first Mars rover – Zhu Rong successfully landed on Mars.
- Tianwen-1, consisting of an orbiter, a lander and a rover, was launched from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on the coast of southern China’s island province of Hainan on 23rd July in 2020 and entered the Mars orbit in February this year.
- China President: Xi Jinping
- China Capital: Beijing
Former Governor of Kerala, Bihar RL Bhatia passed away.
- Senior Congress leader and former Governor of Kerala and Bihar, Raghunandan Lal Bhatia passed away. He was 101 years old.
- Mr Raghunandan Lal Bhatia was elected Member Parliament from Amritsar constituency six times in 1972, 1980, 1985 and 1992.
- He served the nation as a Foreign Affairs Minister, as a Governor of Bihar from 2008to 2009 and Governor of Kerala from 2004 to 2008.