Top Headlines – Current Affairs May 18, 2021

Top Headlines – Current Affairs May 18, 2021

Top Events

  1. Cowin platform is being made available in Hindi and 14 regional languages.
  2. 200th Kisan Rail successfully commenced its journey from Nuzvid in Andhra Pradesh for transportation to Adarsh Nagar, Delhi.
  3. Andrea Meza of Mexico crowned Miss Universe 2021. Miss Brazil, Julia Gama was the runner-up.
  4. The office of economic adviser, department of promotion of industry and internal trade has released the wholesale price index for April 2021 at 10.49%
  5. World Economic Forum announced the cancellation of its annual meeting for 2021.
  6. Chief Minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh, launched the mobile app, “MOMA market” for delivering veggies at home.

Appointments and awards

  1. The “International Invincible Gold medal” of this year was conferred upon Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.
  2. Shiv Sunder Das to be women’s cricket team’s batting coach.
  3. Samoa to get first female Prime Minister, Naomi Mataafa

Days to remember

  1. May 17- World telecommunication and Information society day
  2. May 16- International Day of light


  1. Eminent tamil writer Ki Rajanarayanan and winner of Sahitya Akademi award passed away.

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