Today Top Current Affairs 14 May 2021
Daily Current Affairs 14 May 2021: This article consists of the latest top current affairs for 14 May 2021 that are essential for all competitive exams such as Bank, SSC, IBPS, SBI exams. You can also take our Current Affairs Quiz after studying our Today current affairs.
IREDA wins Green Urja Award 2021 for Renewable Energy
IREDA (Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd) has been honored with the “Green Urja Award 2021” by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC). IREDA received this award for the pivotal and developmental role in Green Energy Financing.
- The award was received by Shri Pradip Kumar Das, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), IREDA from Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, International Solar Alliance in presence of Shri Anil Razdan, Chairman, ICC National Expert Committee on Energy in a virtual ceremony
About IREDA (Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited) –
Headquarters: New Delhi
Founded: 11 March 1987
Online flood reporting system was launched in Assam
Assam State Disaster Management Agency has launched An online flood reporting and information management system in collaboration with UNICEF. this new system will take place of the existing manual flood control mechanism.
- The new system will start its operations from May 15 and will collect daily basis reports.
- The system will help in dealing with a flood, relief, and recovery efforts.
- it also will play a role in tracking damages to crops and loss of livestock.
- and it will provide financial assistance for restoration.
Important Notes for Study:
Online flood reporting system developed by – jointly Assam State Disaster Management Agency and UNICEF.
- Statehood – 26 January 1950
- Capital – Dispur
- Largest city – Guwahati
- State Governor – Jagdish Mukhi
- State Chief Minister – Himanta Biswa Sarma (BJP)
- State Dance – Bihu dance
Picasso Painting Sells For $103 Million in New York
On 13th May 2021, Pablo Picasso’s “Woman sitting by a window (Marie-Therese)” has been sold for $103.4 million (including fees and commissions) amount at Christie’s in New York.
- in the year 1932, the “Woman sitting by a window (Marie-Therese)” painting was completed and brought in $90 million.
KP Sharma Oli reappointed as Nepal PM
On 13th May 2021, KP Sharma Oli has been re-elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal. the Opposition parties failed to make a new govt due to a lack of majority seats in the Parliament.
- Nepal’s President Bhandari will administer the oath to KP Sharma Oli to assume the post. the oath ceremony will be conducted at Shital Niwas on Friday (14th May).
KP Sharma Oli wiki
- He a politician from Nepal and he served as Prime Minister of Nepal between 11 October 2015 and 3 August 2016 and later, was appointed again between 15 February 2018 and 13 May 2021.
Happy Eid ul Fitr 2021
In 2021, the day of 14th May is being observed as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid across the world. in India, Islamic people celebrate a day later than in Saudi Arabia.
Eid ul Fitr wishes
- Eid Mubarak! Warm wishes to you, family and friends
- A bouquet of beautiful warm wishes to all. Eid Mubarak!
- May peace, safety, good health and prosperity be yours. Eid Mubarak!
- Have a blessed day with your family, and loved ones. Eid Mubarak!
Former hockey umpire Ravinder Sodhi passes away at 66
The Former hockey umpire and technical official Ravinder Singh Sodhi has passed away at the age of 66. he was suffering from COVID-19 related complications.
- He participated in various top domestic hockey events.
- along with it, Sodhi officiated at the 1988 Indira Gandhi International Hockey Gold Cup in Lucknow.
Former CBI Director Rahothaman died at 76
The former Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Rahothaman has passed away at the age of 76 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was suffering from Covid-19 related complications.
- Raghothaman was the chief investigation officer of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) that was to be probed the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case in the early 1990s.
- he was also honored with the President’s Medal for Meritorious Service.
- “Conspiracy to Kill Rajiv Gandhi”
- Rajiv Gandhi murder,
- The assassination of Mahatma- Indira- Rajiv Gandhi and Third Degree Crime Investigation Management,
- Crime and the Criminal.