National Recruitment Agency will conduct online common eligibility test for recruitment to non-gazetted posts from this year

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1.elgium is the first country to make segregation mandatory in case of monkeypox

Belgium has made it mandatory to send patients to 21-day isolation after four cases of the viral disease monkeypox were reported last week . Belgium is the first country to take this decision. Monkeypox is a disease of the same category as smallpox , whose symptoms are rash on the body, fever, body pain and headache. Monkeypox is less deadly than smallpox and has a mortality rate of less than four percent. Monkeypox disease is commonly found in parts of Africa but experts are concerned about the unusual spread of the disease.

2.US President launches Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, 13 countries including India are involved in this initiative

US President Joe Biden outlines the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity – IPEF. has launched. Initially, apart from the US, it includes 12 other countries – India, Australia, Japan, Brunei, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam . These countries represent forty percent of the world’s GDP. IPEF It aims to strengthen ties in the Indo-Pacific region for technology innovation and the global economy in the coming decades. It will create a stronger and more accommodating economy in the US and the Indo-Pacific region.

3.US President launches Quad Scholarship during the Kavad Summit

US President Joe Biden launched the Quad Scholarship during the Kawad Summit in Tokyo , Japan . It will be available to students from the US , Japan, Australia and India pursuing post- graduate and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at US universities . This scholarship will be given to one hundred students every year. This quad group will get 25 students from each country . Prime Minister Narendra Modihas described the Quad Scholarship Program as a wonderful and unique initiative. He said that this prestigious scholarship will provide good opportunities to Indian students.

4.National Recruitment Agency will conduct online common eligibility test for recruitment to non-gazetted posts from this year

Minister of Personnel and Public Grievances Dr Jitendra Singh has said that from this year Common Eligibility Test-CET will be conducted for recruitment to non- gazetted posts . DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING-DOPT Under this, a joint meeting of all the six autonomous bodies was held in New Delhi. Presiding over the meeting, Shri Singh said that the National Recruitment Agency-NRA under DoPT is preparing to conduct Computer Based Online Common Eligibility Test-CET for Non-Gazetted Posts by the end of the year. He said that this examination would be held at at least one examination center in each district of the country. He said that initially the exam will be conducted in 12 languages ​​including Hindi and English . later the constitutionThis exam will be conducted in all the languages ​​mentioned in the 8th schedule .

5.Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission Vinay Kumar Saxena appointed as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

Shri Vinay Kumar Saxena has been appointed as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi . President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of the outgoing Lieutenant Governor, Shri Anil Baijal. Shri Saxena is presently the Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission.

6.World Economic Forum launches Indian arm of Climate Action Coalition

The World Economic Forum has launched the Indian arm of the Climate Action Coalition to accelerate climate action and carbon reduction efforts in India . As part of the World Economic Forum’s climate task force, the coalition will strive to achieve the goals set out in the White Paper Mission 2070 released last year. A target has also been set to make India a low carbon emission country by 2070 . In this campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘s ambitious resolution Panchamrit to the government, business world and other parties.will be included for completion. A collaboration between management advisory body Kearney and Indian think tank Observer Research Foundation, the alliance will help business leaders develop plans and programs to achieve climate goals.

7.Piyush Goyal to lead Indian delegation to WEF to be held in Davos

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will lead the Indian delegation to the World Economic Forum-WEF to be held in Davos Switzerland from 22 to 26 May . The delegation will include Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Chief Ministers and senior ministers of six states – Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana. The event will help cement India’s position as an important and relevant stakeholder in shaping the global discourse. This event is also important because India is going to become the chair of the G20 next year. WEF will also be a platform to project India as an attractive investment destination.

8.IFS Vivek Kumar appointed as the new Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has got IFS Vivek Kumar as his new Private Secretary (PS). The Cabinet Appointments Committee accepted the nomination of Vivek Kumar as the Press Secretary to PM Modi. Vivek Kumar is the Director of the Prime Minister’s Office and is an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer (PMO) of 2004 batch.

9.United Nations said – for the first time the number of forced displaced people across the world has crossed 100 million

The United Nations has said that at present the number of forcibly displaced worldwide has crossed the 100 million mark for the first time . It also includes people displaced due to the Russo-Ukraine War. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said the number of people forced to leave their homes and seek refuge due to war, violence, human rights violations and persecution has reached record levels. The high commissioner said that 8 million people have been displaced and more than 6 million people have taken refuge in Ukraine due to the war. The commission also noted that by December 2021, the number of forcibly displaced persons due to violence in countries such as Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Myanmar, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Congo had risen to nine crore.

10.Peter Albers to be CEO of IndiGo

The Board of Directors of InterGlobe Aviation Limited (Indigo) has appointed Peter Elbers as the Chief Executive Officer. He will join IndiGo on or before 1 October 2022. He will succeed Ronojoy Dutta who has decided to retire on 30 September 2022. Albers has served as President and CEO of KLM Royal Dutch since 2014 and is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Air France-KLM Group.

11.Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the 7th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of New Development Bank via video conference

Recently the Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs and Governor of India for New Development Bank (NDB) Smt Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the 7th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of NDB via video conference in New Delhi . The Governors of Brazil, China, Russia, South Africa and Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates attended the meeting.(new members) also joined. The theme of this annual meeting was “NDB: Optimizing Development Impact”. The Finance Minister underlined the importance of multilateralism and the spirit of global cooperation for economic recovery. In this regard, the Finance Minister acknowledged that the NDB has successfully established itself as a reliable development partner for emerging market economies. With reference to the 75th anniversary of India’s independence this year, the Union Finance Minister said that the country’s economic growth in the current financial year has been strong and is expected to be 8.9 percent, which is the highest among all major economies. This shows India’s tenacity and quick recovery. The Finance Minister expressed confidence that India will continue to achieve high growth rates in the current year and the next financial year.

12.Central Archaeological Advisory Board (CABA) Reconstituted

Recently the government has reconstituted the Central Archaeological Advisory Board (CABA) . It has been formed to strengthen contacts in the field of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and archaeological research . The board consists of ” five persons nominated by the Government of India ” as well as the former Director General of ASIWill be included. The Board shall meet once in a year and advise the Center on “matters relating to archeology” referred to by the members. It will promote linkages between Indian universities conducting archaeological research and the Archaeological Survey of India. It will promote the application of antiquarian principles, train future archaeologists and through the activities of ASI will bring closer ties between the efficient societies of India and its State Governments. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is the premier organization for archaeological research and conservation of the country’s cultural heritage under the Ministry of Culture. It manages more than 3650 ancient monuments, archaeological sites and remains of national importance. It was established in the year 1861 by Alexander Cunningham, the first Director General of ASI. to Alexander Cunningham

13.New venomous green snake species named pit viper spotted at Umroi Military Station in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya

Recently a new venomous green snake species named Trimeresurusmaya or Maya pit viper has been spotted at Umroi Military Station in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya . The length of this snake is about 750 mm. Is. It is very similar to the Pope’s pit viper in appearance, but its eye color is different. The Maya pit viper and the Pope’s pit viper also have different types of Hemepenis. According to a veterinarian, this new species was relatively common in Meghalaya, Mizoram and even Guwahati.

14.Government announces relaxation in family pension rules for missing Central Government employees

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has announced relaxation in family pension rules for missing Central Government employees . Naxal affected areas especially with insurgency affected areas like Jammu and Kashmir and North EastThis is a big relief for the serving government employees. Till now, if a government employee went missing, his near relative did not get family pension. Family pension was not available unless the missing employee was declared dead as per law or for seven years after the disappearance. Now in all cases of disappearance of a Government servant covered by the National Pension Scheme during his tenure, the benefits of family pension will be given to his family immediately. The entire amount paid as family pension can be deducted from the salary of the employee concerned in case of trace and resumption of service.

15.India and US sign investment promotion agreement in Tokyo, Japan

India and the US signed an investment promotion agreement in Tokyo , Japan . On this agreement, Foreign Secretary of India Vinay Kwatra and Chief Executive Officer of International Development Finance Corporation of America Scott NathanSigned. It is expected that this agreement will increase the investment support of the Development Finance Corporation in India, which will help in the development of the country. The Finance Ministry said that the corporation is considering proposals worth $4 billion to provide investment support in India. The corporation has provided investment support in areas such as COVID vaccine manufacturing, healthcare, financing, renewable energy, financial inclusion and infrastructure. The corporation and its associated agencies have been active in India since 1974 and have provided investment assistance of $5 billion to 800 million so far. This investment promotion agreement will replace the 1997 agreement between the two countries. The MoU has been signed to promote additional investment support programs of the Development Finance Corporation.

16.Citizens can now use DigiLocker service through MyGov helpdesk on WhatsApp

MyGov Help Desk has taken several major initiatives to make government services more accessible, inclusive and transparent . Now DigiLocker services can be availed on WhatsApp also using MyGov platform . In these, the necessary documents like PAN card, driving license, vehicle registration document etc. can be easily down-loaded through WhatsApp. The central government is working to make life easier through Digital India. Its purpose is to make governance and government services available very easily through WhatsApp on MyGov Help Desk. WhatsApp users across the country can easily access DigiLocker’s services by sending Namaste or Hi to WhatsApp number 91 9013 151 515 .

17.RBI approves transfer of surplus of Rs 30,307 crore to the government

The Reserve Bank of India has approved the transfer of surplus of Rs 30,307 crore to the central government for the financial year 2021-22 . The Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India met for the 596th time in Mumbai under the chairmanship of Governor Shaktikanta Das to adopt the Reserve Bank’s Annual Report and Accounts for the year. The Board agreed to keep the contingency risk buffer at 5.50 per cent after examining the current economic situation, global and domestic issues and the impact of recent geopolitical developments.

18.India-Bangladesh Navy Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) 4th Edition

The fourth edition of the Indian Navy-Bangladesh Navy Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) took place from 22 to 23 May. The patrol exercise began in the northern Bay of Bengal . Indigenously built Indian Navy ships Kora and Sumedha and Bangladeshi Navy ships BNS Ali Haider and BNS Abu Ubaida are participating in this two-day military exercise. The previous IN-BN CORPAT was conducted in October 2020.

19.Odisha won the title of 12th Hockey India Senior Women’s National Championship

Hockey Association Odisha defeated Karnataka in the final match of the 12th Hockey India Senior Women’s National Championship played at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Bhopal , the capital of Madhya Pradesh .won the title by defeating 2-0. It is noteworthy that the 12th Hockey India Senior Women’s National Championship was organized from May 6 to 17, 2022 at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, Bhopal, in which players from about 27 states participated. In the final match played in the tournament, Poonam Barla scored in the 34th minute and Ashim Kanchan Barla scored in the 59th minute for Odisha. In the third place match, Jharkhand beat Haryana 3-2. Deepti Toppo, Albela Rani Toppo and Beton Dungdung scored for Jharkhand. Amandeep Kaur and Bharti Saroha scored for Haryana.

20.Red Bull’s Max Verstappen wins Spanish Grand Prix

Formula One world champion, Max Verstappen , won the Spanish Grand Prix at Red Bull to overtake Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, who retired with an engine failure while taking the lead at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Mexican Sergio Pérez finished second, 13 seconds behind, but with the consolation of a bonus point for the fastest lap, was asked to pass on to his teammate for a third consecutive win behind Imola and Miami.