Top Headlines – Current Affairs May 21

Top Events

  1. Women’s U-17 Football World Cup to be held in India on Oct 2022.
  2. Pune lab develops India’s first home covid test kit at chemists for Rs. 250. The kit is called Coviself.
  3. India and Oman renew the memoranda of understanding on military corporation along with maritime issues.
  4. With a vision to build an inclusive skills-based economy, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs inked an agreement with Microsoft to support the digital transformation of schools such as Eklavya Model Residential Schools and Ashram schools.
  5. After 41 years of service, the first destroyer of the Indian Navy. INS Rajput will be decommissioned at a solemn ceremony at the naval dockyard, Vishakhapatnam.
  6. Alphabet Inc subsidiary company, Google would open its first physical store in New York City.
  7. The finance ministry has notified the final rules for the foreign investment limit of 74% in the insurance sector, which came into effect on May 19, 2021.
  8. Cipla unveils RT-PCR test kit ‘ViraGen’ in India.

Appointments and awards

  1. Pinarayi Vijayran was sworn in as Kerela Chief Minister for the 2nd time.
  2. Martha Koome was appointed as Kenya’s first woman chief justice.

Days to remember

  1. May 21- National Anti-terrorism day
  2. May 21- International Tea day

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