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May 22, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Updates - 22nd May 2013


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  • India and Thailand to sign treaty, that would enable them to swap prisoners.There are currently 60 Indians serving terms in Thai prisons mostly on charges of drug trafficking and a few attempted murder and theft.
  • Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Dr. Li Bin, Chinese Health Minister at Geneva; discuss strengthened cooperation in healthcare.Both the sides were of the opinion to have a closer cooperation in specific areas like maternal and child health, infectious diseases, geriatrics, emerging health challenges, besides collaboration in specific projects.
  • Today is International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB).It is intended to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Water and Biodiversity is the theme for International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) in 2013. The theme Water and Biodiversity was chosen to coincide with the United Nations designation of 2013 as the International Year of Water Cooperation.


  • Chhattisgarh government today decided to set up a dedicated cell to conduct a survey of child and bonded labourers in every district of the state and take steps for their rehabilitation. To eliminate the practice of child and bonded labour, the government took this decision during a high level meeting headed by Chief Secretary Sunil Kumar.
  • Today is birth Anniversary of religious, social, educational Reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy, who challenged traditional Hindu culture.
  • Kerala CM Oommen Chandy won UN's Public Service Award for Mass Contact Programme, which directly engaged him with people of the state.
  • Goa to host a day-long conference on May 26 to promote better sense of road safety and civic sense among people.
  • India successfully test fired the 290Km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile off the Goa coast.Jointly developed by India and Russia, the BrahMos is capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg. The missile can cruise at a maximum speed of 2.8 Mach (or 2.8 times the speed of sound).
  • Total population of Himachal increased by 12.9 % in last decade and it is now 68,64,602  as per census data 2011, released in Shimla today.
  • In Andaman and Nicobar islands, the Census 2011 final data for the islands has been released today.
  • Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief  ImranKhan recovering speedily after fracturing his spine in a freak accident at an election campaign meeting is expected to leave hospital.


  • Anil Swarup has been appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment in the Government of India. He is a 1981 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre.


  • Australian batsman David Warner handed financial penalty for twitter rant.
  • Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming has attributed his side's stupendous success in IPL to "loyalty in team selection and conservative approach" that has helped the 'Men in Yellow' make it to the fifth final in six editions of the cash-rich league.
  • Myanmar beat India 2-0 in AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifiers
Rose M


  1. Great show mam thank u pls continue providing this daily updates

  2. Great Work madam

  3. yr uiic k ques. Papers b to post karo ek 2011 ka hee hai..


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