Current Affairs May 5, 2021 – Top Headlines

Current Affairs May 5, 2021 – Top Headlines

Top Events

  1. The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been postponed indefinitely, resulting from the Covid-19 situation in the country.
  2. The government gives the nod for 5G trials, Chinese giants left out.
  3. Egypt buys 30 Rafale from France.
  4. Mark Selby wins 4th World Snooker title.
  5. At Modi-Johnson virtual meet, UK announces 1 billion euro worth of trade, investment.
  6. WIPRO to invest 16 million euro in innovation centre in London.
  7. Facebook has partnered with the Indian government to roll out a vaccine finder tool on its mobile app in India, which will help people identify places nearby to get vaccinated.
  8. Parvat Dhara Yojana is being implemented in 10 districts of Himachal Pradesh to rejuvenate and recharge aquifers and conserver natural resources of water.

Appointments and awards

  1. Badminton World Federation announced that Indian shuttler  PV Sindhu and Canada’s Michelle Li had been nominated as athlete ambassadors for the International Olympic Committee’s “Believe in Sport” campaign aimed at preventing competition manipulation.

Days to remember

  1. May 4- World Asthama Day
  2. May 5- World Portuguese language day


  1. Jagmohan Malhotra, former Jammu and Kashmir governor, passed away.
  2. V. Kalyanam, Gandhiji’s personal secretary, passed away.

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