Hello And Welcome To The Lawiq Today we are going to discuss Current affairs of the month of May 2021 And Provide National, Internation, Sports Related Current Affairs.
Awards and recognition.
Pulitzer prize 2020 # Current affairs of the month of May 2021
The 2020 winners of the Pulitzer prize winner were announced on 4th May in a virtual health ceremony. the Pulitzer prizes in journalism were first awarded in 1917 and are considered the most prestigious honours in journalism.
The 2020 awards were presented in 15 journalism categories and 7 awards in book drama and music categories. The wh`inner list included 5 names from India. The associated press photographer Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan, Channi Anand won the award for feature photography category for coverage of Kashmir.
the three photographers were recognised for their strike images on Jammu and Kashmir after the state special status was revoked in August last year.
International Current Affairs
Marcos was appointed as the new president of BRICS bank.
The former deputy economy minister of Brazil Marcos will replace k.V.Kamath of India as President of the new Development Bank or BRICS.
→ New development Bank or BRICS Bank was established in 2015 by BRICS members to assist the emerging economies in infrastructure development loans. the bank operates with the subscribed capital of dollar 50 billion equally shared among the five member countries.
- the bank is headquartered in Shanghai Vitran Bank k.v Kamath who was appointed as the first President of ndb in 2015.
later key role in consolidating the bank virtual setting it a from the scratch using his experience of setting up ICICI bank in India. Kamath demitted of office on 27th May. the decision to appoint Marcos made up a special meeting of the board of governors of NDB held through video conferencing. the Board unanimously elected Marcos as the president.
→ the board also appointed Anil Kishore as the vice president of the new development Bank. Kishore has 38 years of experience at India’s largest bank State Bank of India.
- before joining the NDB he worked as the deputy managing director and chief risk officer of the state-run SBI.
Vijay Mallya lost an appeal in UK court; faces extradition.
Indian businessman Vijay Mallya lost his right to appeal in UK supreme court against his extradition order after his appeal was rejected by the London High court.
the high court upheld an extradition order issued by the lower court and certified by the British government the London High court latest ruling will go back for recertification.
the process of extradition is expected to be triggered within 28 days India may finally succeed in getting Mallya back to face trial in the country which has now just one escape route left from his extradition to India. European court of human rights can apply for interim relief from the European court of human rights.
however, if Mallya fails to get the interim relief he will have to be extended to India within 28 days starting from May 14th this month.
India – china border standoff # Current affairs of the month of May 2021
India and China had faced off on the line of actual control which is twice in last month at Nakul India in Sikkim and around Pangong Lake in Ladakh, the conflicts are the result of aggressive border policy adopted by both the country.
These incidents are let to increase the army presence of both the countries on the border The high-level army command level conference was scheduled to reduce the tension.
national current affairs.
Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
prime minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of Bharat Abhiyan on 12th May announcing lockdown for the invention of the five pillars of self Reliance namely economy infrastructure systems demography and demand.
the Union cabinet has approved several initiatives and the Abhiyan Union cabinet has given its approval to locate food grains from the central to over 8 crore migrants.
is to be implemented in June end Union cabinet has also provided additional funding of up to rupees 300000 crores to The eligible micro small and medium enterprises a centrally sponsored.
- Pradhan Mantri Matsya sampada Yojana was also approved for the fisherman folks with an estimated amount of rupees 20000 crores.
Chhattisgarh launched NYAY Scheme for framers.
the scheme was inaugurated by chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on 21st May the death anniversary of the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
under the scheme, the government will provide direct cash of rupees 10000 per acre to the paddy and maize growing farmers and rupees 13004 acres to the sugarcane farmers the scheme is expected to benefit over 1.87 billion farmers.
Cyclone Amphan hit West Bengal.
in the state, the super cyclone Amphan caused massive destruction with more than a hundred people killed across West Bengal and Bangladesh the storm was the first super cyclone to form in the bay of Bengal since 1999.
the Indian meteorological department classified as a tropical cyclone a super cyclone when the wind speed exceeds 20 km per hour on fun cause massive wind and rain in the coastal areas thousands of trees were recruited in the electricity and telephone lines brought down and houses.
Gas leak at Vizag # Current affairs of the month of May 2021
at least 11 people have been killed by a massive gas leak at the chemical plant in the Southern Indian city of Vizag in Andhra Pradesh and other 800 people.
were to be hospitalized the tragedy was caused by the leak of poisonous gas styrene from the LG polymer plant situated on the outskirts of the city the lead to a place at around 3 in the night.
Three prominent personalities passed away
This month witnessed is an unfortunate passing away of three prominent personalities. hockey legend Balbir Singh senior famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi.
- Balbir Singh senior won 3 Olympic gold medals in 1948 1952 1956 he was the captain of 1956 Olympic team.
Bejan Daruwalla was a well-known astrologer who combine the principles of various technic like Vedic astrology, numerology, palmistry tarot, even Western astrology for his prediction.
Ajit Jogi was the former IAS officer who became the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh he was chief minister of Chhattisgarh from 2000 to 2003.
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