Editor1 May 29 2023 Current Affairs


  1. World Hunger Day is annually observed across the globe on 28 May to create awareness about the significance of ending hunger and also highlights the significance of global food crisis, towards finding a sustainable solution towards a hunger-free planet. The theme of World Hunger Day 2023 is “Celebrating sustainable solutions to hunger and poverty”.  
  2. World Menstrual Hygiene Day is annually observed across the globe on 28 May to end period poverty (the inability to afford menstrual products) and highlight the issues faced by menstruating girls and women. The theme of World menstrual Hygiene Day 2023 is “Making menstruation a normal fact of life by 2030”.
  3. Reliance Industries’ Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani has been appointed as a member of the Advisory Committee to the President of the 28th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
  4. Lionel Messi with his 496th goal breaks Cristiano Ronaldo’s record for most goals scored in Europe’s top five leagues.
  5. The first-ever Urban Climate Film Festival is going to take place in New Town, Kolkata from 3-5 June, 2023.
  6. Hrithik Roshan won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) for his film Vikram Vedha at the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) 2023 held in Abu Dhabi.
  7. On 28 May 2023, Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially opened the new Parliament building.
  8. Justice Ramesh Devkinandan Dhanuka was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court on 28 May, 2023.
  9. India has won the title of the Central Asian Volleyball Association (CAVA) Women’s Volleyball Challenge Cup held in Kathmandu.
  10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 29 May 2023, flagged off Assam’s first Vande Bharat Express which will connect Guwahati in Assam and Jalpaiguri in West Bengal.
  11. World Health Assembly re-elected Comptroller and Auditor General of India Shri Girish Chandra Murmu as the External Auditor of World Health Organisation from 2024 to 2027.
  12. The Indian Army’s Sapta Shakti Command conducted Exercise ‘Sudarshan Shakti 2023’ along the Western borders in Rajasthan and Punjab from 22 May to 25 May, 2023.
  13. HS Prannoy beat China’s Weng Hong Yang in the Malaysia Masters 2023 final in Kuala Lumpur to claim his first BWF World Tour Title.
  14. PhonePe, a digital payment service provider announced that it has become the first digital payments app to enable the linkage of 2 lakh Rupay credit cards to the Unified Payments Interface (UPI).
  15. Union Minister of State for Science and Technology and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh addressed the India Defence Conclave 2023.
  16. On 29 May 2023, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the former Governor of Lagos (Nigeria), was sworn in as the 16th President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.


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