Top Headlines – Current Affairs May 20, 2021

Top Events

  1. Rajasthan government declares Mucormycosis epidemic.
  2. 6 UNESCO heritage sites were added in India.
  3. US to work with COVAX to allocate 80 million vaccine doses.
  4. Adani Green to acquire SB Energy in $3.5 billion deal.
  5. India climbs to 3rd spot on EY Index on an impressive show by solar PV sector.
  6. Asia Cup Twenty20 cricket tournament due to be held in Sri Lanka in June has been called off because of the worsening coronavirus crisis.
  7. Iran has unveiled a new supercomputer named “Simorgh,” which is 100 times more powerful than the previous supercomputer of the country till date.

Appointments and awards

  1. Moctor Ouane reappointed as the Prime Minister of Mali.

Days to remember

  1. May 20- World Bee Day
  2. May 20- World Metrology Day


  1. Former NSG Chief J.K. Dutt, who led the 26/11 operation, dies of covid.
  2. Veteran Congress leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Jagannath Pahadia passed away.
  3. Former Odisha Ranji trophy player and BCCI match referee Prasanta Mohapatra passed away.

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