15th - 23rd May 2024


5/30/20246 min read

  1. The only player to make a national record in the shot put event

Abha Khatua

  1. The 15th Annual Day Celebration of Competition Commission of India (CCI) has been organized in

New Delhi

  1. SBI General Insurance Partners with CAMS to Launch

Bima Central

  1. RuPay cardholders receive 25% cashback on in-store purchases in 7 countries until

31st July

  1. Tata Sons Chairman N. Chandrasekaran has been appointed

Chairman of Tata Electronics

  1. Idashisha Nongrang has become the first woman

Director General of Police (DGP) of Meghalaya

  1. The Chief of Measurement Science and Analytics in Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC)

Dr Bikramjit Chaudhuri

  1. The first Indian woman to win a medal in the Asian Trampoline Gymnastic Championships

Srushti Khandagale

  1. India’s 3rd unicorn of 2024 in logistics services platform is

Homegrown logistics services platform Porter

  1. External Affairs Minister Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar has inaugurated the

Arbitration Bar of India at Bharat Mandapam, Delhi

  1. The Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix 2024 has been won by

Max Verstappen

  1. India and Iran have signed a 10 year agreement for the operation of

Shahid Beheshti terminal at Chabahar port on Iran's south-eastern coast

  1. Japan has won the 30th

Sultan Azlan Shah Trophy at the Azlan Shah Stadium in Ipoh, Malaysia

  1. Junior 30 tournament of International Tennis Confederation-ITF inaugurated in

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

  1. The women’s singles title of the 2024 Italian Open tennis tournament has been won by

Iga Swiatek

  1. India's 85th Grandmaster in Chess

P Shyaamnikhil of Tamil Nadu

  1. Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services

Mahesh Rajaraman

  1. India's biggest skills competition IndiaSkills 2024 will start in

New Delhi

  1. The gold medal in the 1500 meter race of the SEC (The Southeastern Conference) Outdoor Track and Field Championship 2024 in Florida, USA, has been won by

Indian athlete Parvej Khan

  1. The World Hydrogen Summit 2024 has been organized in

Rotterdam,Netherlands during May 13 – 15, 2024

  1. The Yachting Association of India (YAI) Senior Nationals Sailing Championship-2024 will be organized in

Mumbai (12 – 18 May 2024)

  1. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) has celebrated its foundation day on

14th May 2024

  1. China has become India's largest trading partner in the financial year


  1. The first 15 MW floating solar plant will be established in

Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP), a subsidiary of Steel Authority of India (SAIL), Chhattisgarh

  1. The 4th Technology Innovation in Cyber-Physical Systems (TIPS) workshop has been organized at

IIT Bombay on 13th May

  1. Tata Consultancy Services has set up a Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Center of Excellence in


  1. The third session of the India-Zimbabwe Joint Trade Committee has concluded in

New Delhi

  1. The gold medal in the javelin throw competition Federation Cup 2024 has been won by

Neeraj Chopra (82.27 metres)

  1. For the first time, 14 people have been given Indian citizenship under the

Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)

  1. The Ex-Servicemen Welfare Department has organized

Samadhan Campaign in Bengdubi Army Camp, in Darjeeling, West Bengal

  1. The first Indian woman to enter the top-25 in the world women's singles rankings

Manika Batra (Indian table tennis star player)

  1. Famous Indian actress Shabana Azmi has been awarded the title of

Freedom of the City of London

(For her prolific contribution to Indian cinema and as a campaigner for women's rights)

  1. The Government of India has provided humanitarian assistance of 1 million dollars to

Kenya to deal with the devastation caused by the floods

  1. Eminent writer Ruskin Bond has been awarded

Sahitya Akademi Fellowship

  1. Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri has announced his retirement from international football

After the FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Kuwait on June 6

  1. Japan has introduced the world's first

6G prototype device

(Promising data transfer rates at lightning speed)

  1. France has declared a state of emergency on the Pacific Islands of

New Caledonia

  1. Police has started Operation Maryada for the smooth conduct of

Kedarnath Dham Yatra 2024 in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand

  1. World Aquatics has opened the world's highest competitive swimming pool in


  1. Senior Indian Information Service I.I.S. Officer Moushumi Chakraborty has assumed the charge of

Director General of All India Radio

  1. HDFC Bank has launched India's first virtual credit card


(It is a 'Build Your Own Card' variant of the PIXEL range of credit cards)

  1. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Mission Olympic Cell has included squash players Anahat Singh, Abhay Singh and Velavan Senthilkumar in the development group of

The Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)

  1. Digital payment platform company PhonePe has launched UPI in

Sri Lanka

  1. Senior lawyer and politician Kapil Sibal has become the new president of the

Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA)

  1. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's 44th homecoming day is being celebrated in

Bangladesh by the ruling Awami League

  1. ONDC Startup Mahotsav has been organized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

At Vanijya Bhawan, New Delhi, on May 17, 2024

  1. Information and Broadcasting Secretary Sanjay Jaju has unveiled the official poster of the 55th IFFI at the

77th Cannes Film Festival in France

  1. The 12th Joint Working Group (JWG) meeting of Defence Ministers of India and Mongolia has been held in

Ulaanbaatar on May 16-17, 2024

(To enhance defence cooperation)

  1. The Ministry of Steel has organized a National Workshop on Forging Sustainability in the Steel Sector in

New Delhi

  1. The second edition of the India-Australia-Indonesia Trilateral Maritime Security Workshop (TMSW) was held

At INS Dronacharya in Kochi

(To address maritime security challenges and foster collaboration)

  1. The 26th Chief of the Indian Navy

Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi

  1. GMR Hyderabad International Airport has won the

Best Airport Staff in India & South Asia 2024 award by Skytrax

  1. Recently, India is supplying BrahMos supersonic cruise missile to


  1. Hindustan Zinc Limited has reached in silver production at the global level

Third position

  1. Suman Billa has recently been appointed as Additional Secretary in the

Ministry of Tourism

  1. The new Additional Secretary in the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Aradhana Patnaik

  1. The second player in the history of Indian Premier League IPL to play 250 matches

Rohit Sharma

  1. Nishad Kumar has won silver medal in Men's T47 high jump in the

World Para Athletics Championship 2024 in Kobe, Japan

  1. Raghunandan Kamath, founder of Naturals Ice Cream, has passed away at the age of 75.

  1. The United Arab Emirates has launched a 10-year

Blue Residence Visa

  1. Wipro has appointed Sanjeev Jain as the

Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company

  1. Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen and Minakshi has won the gold medal in

3rd Elorda Cup 2024

  1. NASA has started field testing of Artemis-3 Mission in

Arizona, USA

(The first crewed Moon landing mission)

  1. Taiwan's leader Lai-Ching-Te has become the

New President of the country

  1. Artara-24 Fine Arts Exhibition and Competition has been organized in


(A platform for discovering and nurturing emerging artistic talents from the country)

  1. A council of England has elected Mohammed Asaduzzaman as the new

mayor of Brighton

  1. The new President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Sanjeev Puri

  1. Deepthi Jeewanji has won her first gold medal in the women's 400m T20 event at the

World Para Athletics Championships 2024 in Kobe, Japan

  1. England's football club Manchester City has won the

Premier League 2024 title for the fourth time in a row

  1. New Incubation Centre has been inaugurated at the

National Council for Cement and Building Materials-Incubation Centre (NCB-IC)

  1. 55-year-old Jyoti Ratre from Bhopal has become the oldest Indian woman

To climb Mount Everest

  1. International Dylan Thomas Day is celebrated every year on

14th May

  1. The United Nations has declared 25 May as

World Football Day

(Theme: The Transformative Power of Football)

  1. International Family Day is celebrated on

    15th May

(Theme: Families & Climate Change: International Year of the Family + 30)

  1. National Dengue Day is observed every year on

16th May

(Theme: Dengue Prevention: Our Responsibility for a Safer Tomorrow)

  1. International Day of Living Together in Peace is celebrated on

16th may

(Theme: Actions for Peace: Our Commitment to the #GlobalGoals)

  1. International Day of Light is celebrated every year on

16th May

(Theme: Light In Our Lives)

  1. Every year Statehood Day is celebrated in Sikkim on

16th May

  1. World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is celebrated on

17th May

(Theme : Digital Innovation for Sustainable Development)

  1. World Hypertension Day is celebrated on

17th may

(Theme: Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer)

  1. Every year, International Museum Day is celebrated across the world on

18th May

(Theme: Museums for Education and Research)

  1. World AIDS Vaccine Day is celebrated on

18th May

  1. International Day for Women in Maritime is celebrated on

18th May

(Theme –Safe Horizons: Women Shaping the Future of Maritime Safety)

  1. Every year World Bee Day is celebrated all over the world on

20th May

(Theme: Bee Engaged with Youth)

  1. Every year in India, National Anti-Terrorism Day is celebrated on

21st May

(The death anniversary of late Rajiv Gandhi is commemorated as Anti Terrorism Day)

  1. World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is celebrated on

21st May

  1. International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrate on

22nd May

(Theme: Be Part of the Plan)

  1. Vesak, the Day of the Full Moon Buddha Purnima is celebrated on

23rd May

  1. International Day to End Obstetric Fistula is celebrated on

23rd May

(Theme: Breaking the Cycle: Preventing Fistula Worldwide)

  1. World Turtle Day is observed 23 all over the world on

23rd May

  1. National Brother’s Day is celebrated on

24th May