Editor1 May 23 2022 Current Affairs



  1. International Day for Biological Diversity or World Biodiversity Day is observed on 22 May every year to increase awareness and understanding of the issues of biodiversity. The theme in 2022 is “Building a shared future for all life”.
  2. 22 May marks the 144th birth anniversary of the Amritsar-born wrestler Ghulam Mohammad Baksh Butt, popularly known as Rustame Hind and by his ring name ‘The Great Gama’.
  3. Union Culture Ministry has celebrated the 250th  Birth Anniversary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy on 22 May 2022.
  4. The Supreme Court on 19 May, directed the constitution of 25 special courts with a retired judge in five states for expeditious disposal of cheque bounce cases.
  5. A team of experts from the National Geographic Society has installed the “world’s highest weather station” on Mt. Everest at an altitude of 8,830 metres to automatically measure various meteorological phenomena.
  6. An eminent Sanskrit and Hindi Scholar, Padma Shri Awardee (2013) Dr Rama Kant Shukla passed away in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh on 11 May, 2022.
  7. The World’s longest suspension bridge named “Sky Bridge 721” has been opened for tourists in the Czech Republic.
  8. Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is leading the Indian delegation this year at the Annual Meeting of World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland.
  9. Maharashtra has joined hands with the World Economic Forum’s Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) to advance regional efforts to fight plastic pollution.
  10.  The fourth edition of the Indian Navy-Bangladesh Navy Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) commenced on 22 May.
  11.  In a rare accomplishment, 10-year-old skater Rhythm Mamania from Mumbai became one of the youngest Indian mountaineers to climb the Everest base camp.
  12.  IT major Infosys on 22 May reappointed Salil S. Parekh as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (CEO and MD) of the company.
  13.  The Karnataka government has ordered 33 percent reservation for women among the outsourced employees in all its departments.
  14.  Olympic gold medallist Ariarne Titmus has broken the women’s 400-meter freestyle world record at the Australian Swimming Championships.


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