Today Top Current Affairs 16 May 2022 – Top 10 GK Current Affairs PDF for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Top 10 Current News of the day, Important events in National Current News, and International Current News.
Manik Saha takes oath as Tripura chief minister
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Manik Saha has been sworn in as the chief minister of Tripura on 15th May 2022 after Biplab Kumar Deb resigned.
- Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya administered the oath of secrecy to Saha at Raj Bhawan.
- Saha has replaced Biplab Kumar Deb who was the first BJP chief minister of Tripura who resigned from his post due to focus to strengthen the party organisation to ensure the BJP’s return in the 2023 assembly polls.
- Saha joined the BJP in 2015 and became the chief of the party in 2020.
- He became Tripura’s first Rajya Sabha MP.
Tata Group appoints Campbell Wilson as CEO & MD of Air India
The Tata Group has appointed the CEO of Singapore Airlines’ wholly-owned low-cost subsidiary Scoot Campbell Wilson as Air India’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD).
- Wilson is the Tata Group’s 2nd attempt at hiring a CEO-MD for Air India.
- Prior to this, CEO-designate, former Turkish Airlines chairman Ilker Ayci declined to take up the position due to“attempts” to paint his appointment “with undesirable colours”.
India won its maiden Thomas Cup title, beating 14-time champion Indonesia 3-0
India won its maiden Thomas Cup title on 15th May 2022 and defeated 14-time champion Indonesia 3-0 in the final in Bangkok.
- India got the win with World Championships medallist Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth and the world number 8 doubles duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy producing memorable performances.
- Indian men reached the Thomas Cup semis in 1952, 1955, and 1979.
- Indonesia is the most successful nation with 14 titles.
International Day of Families 2022
The day of 15th May is observed as International Day of Families every year across the world. in the year 1993, the UN General Assembly declared this day to observe.
- it aims to reflect the importance that the international community attaches to families.
- It also creates awareness of issues relating to families.
- this day also promotes boosting knowledge of the social, economic, and demographic processes affecting families.
- The Theme 2022 for International Day of Families is “Families and Urbanization.”
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