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Today Top Current Affairs 20 May 2023

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National News

PM Modi to inaugurate new Parliament building on May 28

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new multi-billion dollar Parliament building on May 28th, 2023. The four-storey building can house over 1,200 MPs. “The new building symbolises the spirit of self-reliant India or Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

  • In December 2020, The foundation stone of the new Parliament Building was laid by PM Modi.
  • The new Parliament building has been constructed by Tata Projects Ltd, and will have a grand constitution hall to showcase India’s democratic heritage, a lounge for members of Parliament, a library, multiple committee rooms, dining areas and ample parking space.

India launches ‘Operation Karuna’ to assist cyclone-hit Myanmar

To assist Myanmar which has been devastated by Cyclone Mocha, India launched ‘Operation Karuna’. Three Indian Navy ships reached Yangon carrying relief materials. The ships contain emergency food items, tents, essential medicines, water pumps, portable generators, clothes, sanitary and hygiene items, etc

  • Indian Ambassador in Myanmar Vinay Kumar handed over the first batch of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) material to the Chief Minister of the Yangon region.

India & Nepal signed a MoU to improve the “Quality of life of the people in Nepal”

The government of India and the Government of Nepal signed a Memorandum of Understanding to improve the “Quality of life of the people in Nepal” under the grant-in-aid worth a total of Rs 80.33 million. Two social development projects in Nepal will provide better health and education facilities to the people of Nepal and improve the quality of life of the people in Nepal.

Wings India 2024

The Central Government announced that “Asia’s largest civil aviation exhibition “Wings India 2024” will be conducted from 18th to 21st January 2024 at “Begumpet Airport”, Hyderabad, India. The theme of the event is “Connecting the World: Setting the Stage for India by 2047”.

International News

7th Nepal Chamber Expo 2023 – Commencement in Kathmandu

The 7th Nepal Chamber Expo 2023 started on 18th May at “Bhrikutimandap” in Kathmandu and will continue till 22nd May, aimed at encouraging the domestic business community to explore potential competitive capabilities with the foreign business community.

State News

Illam thedi Prasadham-Tamil Nadu Govt New Scheme

Illam thedi Prasadham-Tamil Nadu Govt New Scheme was launched on May 18th, 2023 to send temple offerings to devotees’ homes through the “postal”. In the first phase of the scheme, the Tamil Nadu government announced that offerings will be sent to homes in “48 first-class temples” through the post.

Appointment News

KV Viswanathan and Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra appointed as Supreme Court Judges

Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice MR Shah have been appointed as judges of the Supreme Court after their Retirement. President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office on May 19th, 2023 to senior advocate KV Viswanathan and Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra as judges of the Supreme Court.

Books News

“Tamilnattin panpattu Marabugal – Pudukkottai vattaaram”Book

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin released the book “Tamilnattin panpattu Marabugal – Pudukkottai vattaaram “ which is based on archaeological evidence found in Pudukottai region. Professor K.Rajan, Professor V.P.Yadish Kumar, Muthukumar, Baldirai jointly authored this book in two volumes.

Important Days

World Bee Day 2023

World Bee Day is observed every year on May 20 across the world. the main purpose of this day is to acknowledge the role of bees and other pollinators in the ecosystem.

  • it also marks the birth anniversary of Anton Jansa in the year 1734, who in the 18th century pioneered modern beekeeping techniques in his native Slovenia.
  • World Bee Day Theme 2023: “Bees for Sustainable Agriculture”

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