8th - 14th May 2024


5/29/20245 min read

  1. Shri VL Kantha Rao, Secretary, Ministry of Mines, has inaugurated the registered office of

Khanij Bidesh India Ltd (KABIL) in New Delhi

  1. The new Russian Defense Minister, nominated by President Vladimir Putin

Andrei Belousov

  1. Kuwait's new Emir Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah has dismiss the

Country's Parliament

  1. UPI-linked 'Digital Credit Service' for banks has been launched by

Banking technology provider ZETA

  1. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully tested a new liquid rocket engine made with additive manufacturing technology

on May 9th at ISRO Propulsion Complex in Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu

  1. Nepal's famous mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa has set a new record for

Climbing Mount Everest the most number of times (29th times)

  1. Pakistan, along with China, has launched its first Moon mission

ICUBE-Qamar (CubeSat)

  1. Rashtriya Lok Adalat has been organized in

Faridabad, Haryana

  1. Omkar Salvi has been appointed as the head coach of

Mumbai cricket team

  1. The title of La Liga 2024 for the 36th time has been crowned by

The Spanish football club Real Madrid

  1. An Indian-origin astronaut is going to fly in space under NASA's Starliner mission for the third time

Sunita Williams

  1. The Miami F1 title in Miami Grand Prix 2024 has been won by

Lando Norris

  1. The 62nd foundation day of 'School of Open Learning' of Delhi University has been celebrated on

6th May

  1. The 4th session of the India-Ghana Joint Trade Committee has been concluded in

Accra on May 2-3, 2024

  1. The map made in the new Nepalese rupees 100 (Nepal currency) note shows

Three controversial territories of Lipulekh, Limpiyadhura and Kalapani

  1. School on Wheels Scheme has been launched in

Imphal, Manipur by Governor Anusuiya Uikey

  1. Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has participated in 'Arabian Travel Mart 2024' organized in

Dubai (May 6th to 9th May, 2024)

  1. The 12th meeting of the Board of Directors of 'Karmayogi Bharat' has been organized in

Mumbai (on May 3rd, 2024)

  1. Bengaluru-based Defence and Aerospace technology firm 'Flying Wedge Defence' has unveiled India's first

indigenous bomber unmanned aircraft FWD-200B

(cost-effectiveness and self-reliance)

  1. The President of Russia for the fifth time

Vladimir Putin

  1. The central Govt of India has allowed export of 14000 tonnes of non-Basmati white rice to


  1. Border Roads Organization (BRO) has celebrated its 65th Foundation Day on

7th May 2024

  1. The 5th Joint Customs Group (JGC) meeting between India and Bhutan has been held in

Leh, Ladakh (6th-7th May, 2024)

  1. Jose Raul Mulino has won the

    Panama's presidential election

  2. The sixth edition of the Commandants' Conclave has been organized in

Military Institute of Technology, Pune on 7th May 2024

  1. Sri Lanka has signed a 20-year power agreement with India's

Adani Green Energy Limited led by Gautam Adani

(For the development of wind power stations in Mannar and Poonerin)

  1. Bhaavi Mehta has won the 9th Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Awards 2024 for designing

The Book Beautiful

(written by Pradeep Sebastian and published by Hachette India)

  1. IIT Madras-incubated startup Mindgroove Technologies has launched the

Secure IoT, first indigenously designed microcontroller chip

  1. Rakesh Singh has been appointed as the

CEO of Paytm Money

  1. India and Nigeria have signed the

Local Currency Settlement to enable trade in domestic currencies

  1. British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has decided to withdrawal of its

Covid-19 vaccine worldwide

  1. Recently ‘Mata Tirtha Aunsi’ i.e. Mother’s Day has been celebrated in


(Hindu festival celebrated based on the Lunar calendar, so its date shifts every year)

  1. Maldivian Foreign affair Minister Moosa Zameer has arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit to India

  2. Visa (Global digital payments platform) has appointed as country manager for India

Sujai Raina

  1. The current world champion won the 2024 World Snooker Championship

Kyren James Wilson

(an English professional snooker player from Kettering)

  1. The Health Department of the Kerala Government has issued an alert regarding

West Nile Fever

  1. Scott Flemming has been appointed as the

Head coach of the Indian men's basketball team

  1. India's table tennis player Manika Batra has defeated world number 14 Nina Mittelheim of Germany in the quarter-finals of the

Saudi Smash 2024

  1. Summer camps will be organized by Delhi Traffic Police to make school students aware about road safety

Road safety awareness summer camp (from June 10 to 28)

  1. President Draupadi Murmu has awarded the second highest civilian honor Padma Vibhushan to

Chiranjeevi and Vyjayanthi Mala

  1. President Draupadi Murmu has decorated with Padma Shri to disabled social activist

Dr. K S Rajanna

  1. According to the United Nations Migration Agency, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), India has become the first country in the world to

Receive more than $100 billion in remittances

  1. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has launched the campaign Pirul Lao-Paise Pao in

Rudraprayag district on 8 May 2024

  1. IREDA (Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd) has incorporated IREDA Global Green Energy Finance IFSC Limited at GIFT City


  1. Chief of Defense (CDS) General Anil Chauhan chaired the two-day conference Parivartan Chintan-II on 9-10 May based on

Jointness and integration of the armed forces

  1. Keki Mistry has been appointed by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) as the new chairman of

HDFC Life Company (on Tuesday, May 7)

  1. Renowned social worker Pawan Sindhi has been honoured with the prestigious Global Pride of Sindhi Award 2024 for exemplary service at

Mukesh Patel auditorium in Juhu, Mumbai

  1. Google has launched

Wallet App in India

(This free app will be used as a digital hub to store rewards, tickets and even a car key)

  1. New Zealand's Colin Munro has announced his retirement from

International cricket

  1. Vice Admiral Sanjay Bhalla has been taken charge as the

Chief of Personnel of the Indian Navy

  1. R Shankar Raman has become the new President of

L&T Group (Larsen & Toubro)

  1. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has signed MoU with Mahindra & Mahindra Limited for conducting two pilot projects under

Drone Didi Scheme

(The project will be conducted at the Hyderabad and Noida campuses of National Skill Training Institute (NSTI). Company will train 500 women in operating drones for agricultural purposes)

  1. Ambassador of Japan to India, Hiroshi Suzuki and Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio have inaugurated the

Kohima Peace Memorial and Eco Park Kohima in Nagaland

  1. Swadesh, an exhibition showcasing the the diverse and vibrant folk and tribal traditions of India, has been organized in


  1. Indian Coast Guard (IGC) has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hindalco Industries, a leading industry group for

manufacturing and supply of indigenous marine-grade aluminium for construction of ships

  1. India's star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has won silver medal (with 88.36m) in

Doha Diamond League

  1. Dileep Sanghani has been elected as the new chairman of

IFFCO (Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative)

  1. Reserve Bank of India has appointed the new Executive Director (ED)

R Lakshmi Kanth Rao

  1. The 22nd Asian Team Squash Championship will be organized in

Dalian, China (from 12 to 16 June 2024)

  1. China has appointed Xu Feihong as its

ambassador to India

  1. Recently India has become the third largest solar energy producing country in the world.

  1. World Red Cross Day is celebrated every year on

8th May

(Theme - Keeping humanity alive)

  1. World Thalassemia Day is celebrated on

8th May

(Theme - Empowering Lives, Embracing Progress:

Equitable and Accessible Thalassemia Treatment for All)

  1. Maharana Pratap Jayanti is celebrated on

9th May

  1. World Lupus Day is celebrated every year on

10th May

  1. International Day of Argania is celebrated on

10th May

(Theme - The Argan Tree facing the challenges of climate change)

  1. World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated on second Saturday in May and Oct

Saturday, 11th May 2024, and Saturday, 12th October 2024

(Theme - Protect Insects, Protect Birds)

  1. National Technology Day is celebrated on

11th May

(Theme - From Schools to Startups: Igniting Young Minds to Innovate)

  1. International Day of Plant Health is celebrated on

12th May

(Theme - Save Plants- Save Planet)

  1. International Nurses Day is celebrated on

12th May

(Theme - Our Future. The economic power of care)