Latest Current Affairs of May 2022

Updated 31 May 2022

The well-known playback singer of songs in number of languages who passed away on 31 May 2022KK (Krishnakumar Kunnath)
The former Chief Justice of Jharkhand and judicial member of Lokpal who has been appointed the Acting Chairperson of Lokpal following the completion of term of Justice Pinaki Chandra BoseJustice Pradip Kumar Mohanty
The Indian singer, rapper, songwriter, actor and congress leader associated with Punjabi music and Punjabi cinema who was shot dead on 29 May 2022Sidhu Moose Wala (Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu)
The place in Rajasthan where Adani Group has announced the commissioning of India’s first wind and solar hybrid power generation plant with a capacity of 390 megawattJaisalmer
The army officer from Haryana who has become Indian Army's first woman combat aviator when she graduated from Combat Army Aviation Training School in NashikCaptain Abhilasha Barak
The Indian state whose tobacco control cell has been chosen to be awarded the WHO's World No Tobacco Day Awards 2022 for the South East Asia RegionJharkhand
The Godavari class guided-missile frigate which has been decommissioned after 34 eventful years of service by the Indian Navy at MumbaiINS Gomti
The book written by Geetanjali Shree which has become the first Hindi book to be awarded the 2022 International Booker Prize (the book was translated by Daisy Rockwell)Tomb of Sand (रेत समाधि )
The Indian wrestler who has been banned for life by the Wrestling Federation of India for violence against the referee in CWG trialsSatender Malik
The venue of India's biggest Drone Festival - Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022, inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiPragati Maidan, New Delhi
The town in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir where India's first Lavender Festival was inaugurated by Union Minister Dr. Jitendra SinghBhaderwah
The second of the four Survey Vessels (Large) (SVL) Project being built by GRSE in collaboration with L&T shipbuilding for Indian Navy which was launched on 26 May 22 at Kattupalli, ChennaiINS Nirdeshak
The city in which National Women Legislators Conference 2022 was inaugurated by the President Shri Ram Nath KovindThiruvananthapuram
The State in which Shirui Lily festival is being organised from 25 to 28 May 2022Manipur
The venue of 75th World Health Assembly organised by World Health Organisation with the theme Health for Peace, Peace for Health from 22 to 28 May 2022Geneva
The Chairperson of Khadi and Village Industries Commission who has been appointed as the new Lt Governor of Delhi with effect from 26 May 2022Shri Vinai Kumar Saxena
The third edition of bilateral exercise by Indian Navy and Bangladesh Navy held at Port Mongla, Bangladesh from 24 May 22 to 27 May 22 is namedEx Bongosagar
The leader of Australian Labour Party who has been elected as the next Prime Minister of Australia (wef 23.05.2022) succeeding Mr. Scott MorrisonMr. Anthony Albanese
The sanctuary in Rajasthan which has been notified as India's 52nd Tiger Reserve and 4th in RajasthanRamgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary
The new Chief Election Commissioner of India who has taken over from Shri Sushil Chandra Shri Rajiv Kumar
The new Chief Minister of Tripura who has been sworn in following the resignation of Shri Biplab Kumar Deb from his postShri Manik Saha
The former Australian cricket all-rounder who passed away on 14 May 2022Andrew Symonds
The new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka who has been appointed following the resignation of Mr. Mahinda RajapaksaMr. Ranil Wickremesinghe
The American theoretical physicist, mathematician and 2004 Nobel laureate who has been chosen to be awarded the 2022 Templeton PrizeDr. Frank Anthony Wilczek
The place at which scientists have discovered the fossil of a Madtsoiidae snake, which sheds fresh light on the prevalence and existence of this rare serpent species in the Indian subcontinentLadakh
The renowned Sanskrit Grammarian, recipient of Padma Shri (2018) who passed away on 12 May 2022Shri Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi (Vagish Shastri)
The renowned Sanskrit and Hindi scholar, recipient of Padma Shri (2013), Sahitya Akademi Award (2018) and Kalidas Samman, who passed away on 11 May 2022 Shri Rama Kant Shukla
The former Prosecutor General of South Korea, who has been sworn in as the 13th President of the country on 10 May 2022 Mr. Yoon Suk-Yeol
The venue of the fifteenth session of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Conference of Parties held from 09 to 20 May 2022, with the theme Land. Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity and attended by Union Minister Shri Bhupender Yadav from IndiaAbidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
The mountaineer from Nepal who has set a new record for ascending the Mt Everest maximum number of times by conquering it for the 26th time Kami Rita
The theme of International Thalessaemia Day being observed on 08 May 2022 by Thalessaemia International FederationBe Aware, Share, Care: Working with the global community as one to improve thalassaemia knowledge
The noted Culture Specialist and Padma Shri(2021) recipient from Odisha who passed away on 08 May 2022Dr. Rajat Kumar Kar
The leading climatologist, agronomist and former farmer from USA, who has been named the 2022 World Food Prize Laureate for her pioneering work in modeling the impact of climate change on food production worldwideDr. Cynthia Rosenzweig
The English player who has won the 2022 World Snooker Championships defeating compatriot Judd Trump in the finals Ronnie O'Sullivan
The team which has won the Santosh Trophy 2021-22 (7th title) defeating West Bengal in the finals at Manjeri Stadium, Mallapuram, KeralaKerala
The tallest statue in the world which has been included in the 8 Wonders of SCO list by the Shanghai Cooperation OrganisationStatue of Unity
The mountaineer from Maharashtra who has become the first Indian woman to scale five peaks above 8,000 metres after she scaled Mount Kanchenjunga on 05 May 2022Priyanka Mohite
The Indian wildlife conservationist and snow leopard expert who has been awarded the prestigious Whitley Gold Award 2022Dr. Charu Datt Mishra
The place in Assam at which Yoga Utsav was organised by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) under the Ministry of Ayush, to mark the 50 days countdown to International Day of Yoga, 2022 on 02 May 2022Shivsagar
The noted broadcaster, biologist and natural historian who has been awarded the Champions of the Earth Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedication to research, documentation, and advocacy by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)Sir David Attenborough