May Current Affairs 2020

May Current Affairs 2020

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DateDayTheme
01 MayWorker's Day
(International Labor Day
01 MayMaharashtra Day
01st Sunday of MayWorld Laughter Day
01st Tuesday of MayWorld Asthma Day
02 MayWorld Tuna Day
02nd Sunday of MayMother's Day
03 May Press Freedom DayJournalism without Fear and Favour
04 MayCoal Miner's Day
04 MayInternational Firefighters Day
07 MayWorld Athletics Day
08 MayWorld Red Cross Day
08 MayWorld Thalassaemia Day
11 May National Technology Day
12 MayInternational Nurses Day
15 MayInternational Day of Families
17 MayWorld Telecommunication Day
17 MayWorld Hypertension Day
18 MayWorld AIDS vaccine Day
18 MayInternational Museum Day
21 MayNational Anti-Terrorism Day
21 MayInternational Tea Day
21 MayWorld Day for Cultural Diversity for dialogue and Development
22 May International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB)Our Solutions are in Nature.
23 MayInternational Day to End Obstetric Fistuland gender inequality! End health inequities! End Fistula now!".
24 May Commonwealth Day
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Nikkei Asia Prize 2020 award to IIT madras professor T. Pradeep

T. Pradeep Nikkei Asia Prize 2020
  • IIT Madras professor, Thalappil Pradeep has been conferred with the prestigious Nikkei Asia prize for his contribution to the development of nanotechnology based water filters. 
  • He received this award under “Science and technology” category.

#Wewillwin campaign launched by FIFA

FIFA
  • #WeWillWin campaign has been launched by Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to support and motivate all those corona warriors who are working at the front line to stop COVID-19 pandemic.

Social worker and Padma Shri awardee Hema Bharali passed away

Hema Bharali
  • Padma Shree Gandhian, freedom fighter and a social worker Hema Bharali passed away at the age of 101.  The then President, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam gave away the National Communal Harmony Award-2005 to  Ms. Hema Bharali, in New Delhi on May 1, 2006.
  •  She is known for her contributions for the empowerment of women and efforts towards the upliftment of the socially and financially challenged sections of the society.

Tarun Bajaj is the new economic affairs secretary

Tarun Bajaj
  • 1988 batch IAS officer and former additional secretary in Prime Minister’s office, Tarun Bajaj  has been appointed as economic affairs secretary. 
  • He will succeed Atanu Chakraborty who retired on April 30, 2020.

YASH launched by NCSTC and DST for COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19
  • Year of awareness on Science & health(YASH) has been launched by National council for Science and technology communication (NCSTC) and Department of Science and Technology(DST) to fight against COVId-19