Editor1 May 14 2022 Current Affairs



  1. Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner of the Election Commission of India (ECI) with effect from 15 May, 2022.
  2. Health authorities in the UK have confirmed a case of monkeypox in a person who recently flew in from Nigeria.
  3. Union Home Minister Amit Shah presented the ‘President’s Colours’ to the Assam Police for their exemplary services, in Guwahati on 10 May, 2022.
  4. In ‘Cyprus International Athletics Meeting 2022’, India’s Jyothi Yarraji smashed the national record to clinch a gold medal in the women’s 100 m.
  5. Sanjiv Bajaj, Chairman and Managing Director of Bajaj Finserv Ltd has assumed office as the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2022-2023.
  6. The Indian Air Force (IAF) on 12 May, 2022 successfully test-fired an extended-range version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a Sukhoi fighter jet in the Bay of Bengal.
  7. The Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs and Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep S Puri Launched the BHARAT TAP initiative at the ‘Plumbex India’ exhibition on 12 May, 2022.
  8. Union Bank of India has launched ‘Trade nxt’, a cross border trade finance service for Indian exporters and importers.
  9. Leonid Kravchuk, a former communist who helped sign the Soviet Union’s death warrant and then served as the first president of Independent Ukraine, passed away at the age of 88.
  10.  Actress Deepika Padukone has become the first-ever Indian brand ambassador of Luxury brand Louis Vuitton.
  11.  In few parts of Kerala, a new virus known as tomato flu has been detected after the covid-19 pandemic.
  12.  Haryana Agriculture Minister, Jai Prakash Dalal launched the ‘Chaara-Bijaee Yojana’, a scheme launched to provide financial assistance of Rs 10,000 per acre (Upto 10 acres) to farmers cultivating and supplying fodder to Gaushalas (Cowsheds).


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