24th - 31st May 2024


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  1. The Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD), Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India for India’s first animal vaccine supply chain management

  1. The government of India's SIDBI and Airbus Helicopters have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for financing the purchase of

Airbus helicopters in India

  1. Policybazaar has introduces Claim Assurance Program to

Expedite Motor Insurance Claims

  1. The FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) has issued an advisory warning against the use of

Calcium carbide for the artificial ripening of mangoes

(Use of calcium carbide to ripen fruits is banned in India)

  1. The Vice-Chairman of the International Aluminium Institute (IAI)

Mr. John Slaven

  1. Australia will host the AFC Women's Asia Cup


  1. Uzbekistan will host the AFC Women's Asia Cup


  1. Indian-origin professor was recently awarded the prestigious Shaw Prize in Astronomy

Srinivas R. Kulkarni

  1. The new President of Vietnam

To Lam

  1. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the launch of

Let’s Move India

(An initiative to inspire people to celebrate the athletes participating in the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris)

  1. Spain has become the 99th member country to join the

International Solar Alliance (ISA)

  1. Cyber Security Exercise-2024 has been organized in

New Delhi

  1. India's Sachin Sarjerao Khilari has won the gold medal in men's shot put in the

World Para Athletics Championship

  1. Saga Dawa Festival was celebrated in Sikkim on the occasion of

Buddha Purnima

  1. Indian-origin astronomer Prof. Srinivas R Kulkarni will be awarded the prestigious

Shaw Prize by America

  1. Ramesh Babu V. has become the new member of the

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)

  1. The University of Tokyo, Japan has inaugurated the world's highest

Atacama Observatory (TAO)

  1. Calcutta High Court has cancelled all OBC certificates issued after the year


  1. The Chief of the Air Force has inaugurated the Indian Air Force's first Emergency Medical Response System at

Command Hospital Air Force, Bengaluru

  1. NTPC has secured 3rd position in

ATD Best Awards 2024 for Talent Development

  1. India's Simran Sharma has won the gold medal in the

World Para Athletics Championship in Kobe, Japan

  1. India has won the gold medal in the women's compound team event at the

Archery World Cup Stage 2 in Yecheon, South Korea

(The members of Indian women's compound team Aditi Swami, Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Parneet Kaur)

  1. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has become the first airport in India to receive the

Zero waste to Landfill honour

  1. The 10th World Water Forum is being held in Bali, Indonesia from

18 to 25 May 2024

(Theme-Water for Shared Prosperity)

  1. NHPC has been awarded the prestigious

The Economic Times HR World Future Ready Organization Award 2024-25

  1. Karnataka government has made 33% reservation mandatory for women in outsourced government

contract jobs in all departments

  1. Jharkhand State Sports Promotion Society (JSSPS) cadet Babulal Hembrom has won two bronze medals at the

IWF World Youth Weightlifting Championships in Lima, Peru

  1. Payal Kapadia wins Grand Prix Award for her film

All We Imagine as Light at 77th Cannes Film Festival

  1. Sunflowers were the first ones to know – course end film by FTII student Chidanand S Naik (Director) wins

‘La Cinef’ Award at 77th Cannes Film Festival

  1. Anasuya Sengupta has become the first Indian woman to win

The Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival in France

  1. Renowned Indian cinematographer Santosh Sivan has been honoured with the annual Pierre Angenieux Excellence Award in Cinematography

At the Cannes Film Festival 2024

  1. Justice R Mahadevan has taken charge as the

Acting Chief Justice of the Madras High Court

  1. South Indian superstar Rajinikanth has been awarded UAE Golden Visa by the

Abu Dhabi government

  1. Vice Admiral Gurcharan Singh has taken over as the Commandant of

The National Defence Academy

  1. The UEFA Women's Champions League title has been won by


  1. Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences will organize ‘Pragati-2024’ program in

New Delhi

  1. Pakistan's legendary batsman Babar Azam has become the

second highest run scorer in T20 cricket

  1. Global investment bank Goldman Sachs has increased India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for the year 2024 to

6.7 percent

  1. India's RuPay service for card payments will soon be launched in


  1. Gitanas Nauseda has won the election of the

President of Lithuania

  1. The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 title has been won by

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

(3 times, the Kolkata Knight Riders won the Indian Premier League titles)

  1. The ninth trilateral summit between China, Japan and South Korea has been held in


  1. Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited (NAM India) has announced the launch of the sonic identity

The Sound of Freedom

A powerful soundscape symbolizing financial freedom

Nippon Life Insurance Company is established in 4 July 1889

  1. The All-India Football Federation Under 17 Elite Youth League 2023-24 Title won by

Sudeva Delhi FC 1

  1. Telangana government has issued a one-year ban on

gutka and pan masala

  1. Ghana's state-backed Next-Gen Infrastructure Company (NGIC) has signed deals with a

Reliance Jio subsidiary, Tech Mahindra and other vendors to build 4G and 5G infrastructure

  1. Nepal has celebrated Its 17th Republic Day on

28th May

  1. France has successfully test-fired Medium-Range

Air-to-Surface Strategic Missiles (ASMPA-R)

  1. The new Chairman of Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

IAS Rakesh Ranjan

  1. Reliance Industries Limited will start construction of India’s

First multimodal logistics park near Chennai

  1. Saurabh H. Mehta from New Delhi has launched the world's first

100% biodegradable pen

  1. Senior Indian-origin lawyer Jaya Badiga has been appointed judge in

Sacramento County Superior Court in California, USA

  1. . The first Asian Relay Championships 2024 will be organized in

Bangkok, Thailand, on 20 and 21 May 2024

  1. India has defeated Argentina by five goals in the

FIH Hockey Pro League match

  1. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has inaugurated the Centre for Carbon Fiber and Prepregs at the

National Aerospace Laboratory in Bengaluru

  1. For the upcoming occasion of International Yoga Day, Walk the Talk’ yoga session program has been organized at the

Place des Nations (Palace of Nations) in Geneva, Switzerland

  1. IRDAI Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India established in


(The new corporate governance guidelines of the IRDAI have reduced the engagement period of statutory auditors with insurance companies)

  1. Poonawalla Fincorp Limited in collaboration with IndusInd Bank has launched the

IndusInd Bank Poonawalla Fincorp eLITE RuPay Platinum Credit Card

(card designed to redefine and elevate the banking experience of customers)

  1. Chetan Sharma Indian cricketers has been named among the 54 representatives of the

Multicultural Ambassadors Program

  1. The United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year for 2023

Major Radhika Sen

  1. Mission ISHAN (Indian Single Sky Harmonized Air Traffic Management at Nagpur ) launched by


  1. The European Union has given the final green light to the

AI Act

(A historic step in regulating artificial intelligence)

  1. 10th World Water Forum Opens in


(Theme-Water for Shared Prosperity)

  1. The new CEO of Sony India

Gaurav Banerjee

  1. South African Regulator Imposes Fine on

State Bank of India's South Africa branch

  1. PRAVAAH portal launched by

Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

(To enhancing regulatory processes, facilitating retail investment, and providing comprehensive data on the fintech sector)

  1. Monaco Grand Prix 2024 won by

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc

  1. Commonwealth Day is celebrated in India on

24 May

Theme: One Resilient Common Future: Transforming our Common Wealth

All over the world, Commonwealth Day is celebrated on the second Monday of March every year

  1. World Hunger Day is celebrated on

28th MAY

Theme: Thriving mothers. Thriving world

The Hunger Project, first started in 2011

India Ranks in Global Hunger Index 2024 - 111th Rank

  1. International Missing Children’s Day is celebrated on

25th May

The day honours the dedicated professionals who work tirelessly protecting children around the country

According to the Polly Klaas Foundation, 99.8 percent of children reported missing come home

  1. The United Nations General Assembly has declared 24 May every year as

International Day of Markhor

  1. World Football Day is celebrated on

25th May

  1. National Paper Airplane Day is celebrated every year on

26th May

  1. Emergency Medicine Day is celebrated every year on

27th May

  1. Every year, World Menstrual Hygiene Day is celebrated across the world on

28th May

  1. International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is celebrated on

29th May

This day was adopted by the UN General Assembly in its resolution 57/129.

The first UN peacekeeping mission was established on 29th May 1948

  1. World Digestive Health Day is observed on

29th May

(Theme - Your Digestive Health: Make It A Priority)

  1. National Memorial Day is observed every year on

Last Monday of the month of May

  1. Hindi Journalism Day is celebrated on

30th May