Top Headlines – Current Affairs May 13, 2021

Top Headlines – Current Affairs May 13, 2021

Top Events

  1. Moody’s predicts India’s growth rate to be 9.3%
  2. The vaccination pace of the country is at a record low as per plans.
  3. 53 killed as Israel attacks Gaza with airstrikes.
  4. China’s population growth slows to the lowest rate in decades.
  5. UN predicts 10.1% growth in 2021.
  6. NHAI sets a target of constructing 4600 kms highways in the country in FY 22.
  7. The Ministry of Earth and Science recently announced that India participated in the Arctic Science Ministerial Meeting.
  8. Harley Davidson Inc. launched an all-electric motorcycle  brand called “Live-Wire.”
  9. The world’s first unmanned vessel named “Mayflower 400” is set to navigate across the Atlantic.
  10. Pune ranked first and Delhi-NCR at the lowest positions among 8 major cities in health infrastructure-related parameters.
  11. According to National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics, and Programme Implementation Data, the Consumer Price Index (Retail inflation) is at 4.29% in April.

Appointments and awards

  1. Dr. Shakuntala Harasingh Thilsted won the 2021 World Food Prize.
  2. Hindustan Unilever Limited’s Sudhir Sitapati to join Godrej Consumer Products as MD and CEO.

Days to remember

  1. May 10- International Day of Argania.


  1. Assamese literateur and journalist Homen Borgohain passes away
  2. Arjuna award  winner and former table tennis player V. Chandrashekhar passed away.

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