Top Headlines – Current Affairs May 11, 2021

Top Headlines – Current Affairs May 11, 2021

Top Events

  1. 3 naval ships bring in medical supplies.
  2. Snapdeal links patients with plasma donors on a website called “Sanjeevani.”
  3. Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli loses the vote of confidence.
  4. WHO classifies India’s covid strain as a “variant of concern.”
  5. SpaceX accepts dogecoin as payment for lunar mission.
  6. The Ministry of Ayush launched Ayush-64 free of cost for moderate, mild, asymptomatic patients in Delhi.
  7. China’s greenhouse gas omissions exceed all developed nations combined; a total of 27%.
  8. The central government has issued an advisory on the management of Mucormycosis fungal infection among corona patients.
  9. Puducherry has become “Har  Ghar Jal” Union Territory by ensuring that every rural home gets a new household tap connection.
  10. Bharat Biotech starts a direct supply of Covaxin to 14 states.

Appointments and awards

  1. The Public Enterprise Selection Board selected Arun Kumar Singh as chairman and managing director.
  2. Sudatta Mandal takes charge as deputy managing director of SIDBI.
  3. Australia’s Alyssa Healy won the ICC Women Player of the month award for April 2021.
  4. Pakstan’s Babar Azam won the ICC Player of the month award for April 2021.

Days to remember

  1. May 11- National Technology Day

New books

  1. “Elephant in the Womb” by Kalki Koechlin.


  1. Former Indian footballer Fortunato Franco passed away.

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