Dear Aspirants, Here I provide the Monthly Current Affairs of May 2022 with a PDF. May 2022 Current Affairs PDF covers important new appointments, important Days with their themes, Awards and honors, Books and Authors, important government schemes, app, campaigns, MoU, Summit and conferences, Obituaries, etc. These May 2022 Monthly Current Affairs PDFs help aspirants for all competitive examinations like Railway NTPC, Group D, RRB JE, SSC, Banking, and State PSU, etc.
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May 2022 Important Day with Theme
|Date||Day with Theme|
|1st Sunday of May||World Laughter Day|
|1st Tuesday of May||World Asthma day
Theme: “ Closing Gaps in Asthma Care”.
|2nd Sunday of May||Mother’s Day|
|3rd Friday, May||National Endangered Species Day|
|1st May||International Labour Day|
|1st May||Foundation Day of Gujarat and Maharashtra|
|2nd May||World Tuna Day|
|3rd May||World Press Freedom Day
Theme: “Journalism under digital siege”
|3rd May||World Asthma Day
Theme: “Closing Gaps in Asthma Care”
|4th May||International Fire-fighters Day|
|5th May||World Cartoonist’s Day|
|5th May||World hand hygiene day
Theme: “Unite for safety: clean your hands”
|5th May||International Midwives Day
Theme: “100 Years of Progress!”
|6th May||International No Diet Day|
|7th May||Border Road Organisation’s (BRO) foundation day|
|7th May||World Athletics Day|
|8th May||World Red Cross Day.
Theme: “Believe in the power of kindness”
|8th May||World Thalassemia Day
Theme: “‘Be Aware.Share.Care: Working with the global community as one to improve thalassemia knowledge.”
|10th May||World Migratory Bird Day|
|10th May||International Day of Argania
Theme: “ The Argan tree, the symbol of resilience”
|11th May||National Technology Day
Theme:” Integrated Approach in Science and technology for sustainable future”
|12th May||International Nurses Day
Theme:” Nurses: A Voice to Lead-Invest in Nursing and Respect Rights to Secure a Global Health”
|14th May||World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD).
Also on 8th October
Theme: “Light Pollution”
|14th May||World Fair Trade Day|
|15th May||International Day of Families
Theme: “Families and Urbanisation”
|16th May||International Day of Light
Theme: “Basic sciences for sustainable development and glass”
|17th May||World Telecommunication & Information Society Day|
|17th May||World Hypertension Day.
Theme: “‘Measure your blood pressure accurately, control it, Live longer”
|17th to 23rd May||Global Road Safety Week.|
|18th May||International Museum Day
Theme: “The Power of Museums’”
|18th May||World AIDS Vaccine Day|
|20th May||World Bee Day
Theme: “Bee Engaged: Celebrating the diversity of bees and beekeeping systems”
|20th May||World Metrology Day
Theme:” Metrology in the Digital Era”
|20th May||National Endangered Species Day
Theme: “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration”
|21st May||National Anti-Terrorism Day|
|21st May||International Tea Day|
|21st May||World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development|
|22nd May||International Day for Biological Diversity
Theme: “Building a shared future for all life”
|23rd May||World Turtle Day.
Theme: “Shellebrate:- everyone to Love and Save Turtles”
|23rd May||International Day to End Obstetric Fistula|
|24th May||Commonwealth Day
Theme: ‘Delivering a Common Future’
|25th May||International Missing Children’s Day|
|25th May||World Thyroid Day
Theme: “It’s not you. It’s your thyroid”
|28th May||Menstrual Hygiene Day
Theme: “To create a world where no woman or girl is held back because they menstruate by 2030”
|28th May||International Day for Women’s Health|
|29th May||International Day of UN Peacekeepers
Theme: “People Peace Progress: The Power of Partnerships”
|29th May||International Everest day|
|29th May||World Digestive health day|
|30th May||Statehood Day of Goa|
|30th May||Hindi Journalism Day|
|31st May||World No Tobacco Day
Theme: “Protect The Environment”
Important Appointments in May 2022
|Name of the Person||Designation|
|Abhilash Barak||First woman combat aviator in the Indian Army|
|Alkesh Kumar Sharma||Secretary of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology|
|Anthony Albanese||New PM of Australia|
|Archana Gulati||Policy head of Google|
|Aruna Singh||Chairman & MD of RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RCIL)|
|Arvind Krishna||Ninth Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York|
|B Govindarajan||CEO of Eicher Motors parent company of Royal Enfield|
|Campbell Wilson||New MD & CEO of Air India|
|Dr. Swati Dhingra||Member of the Bank of England|
|Elisabeth Borne||New PM of France|
|Gaurav Sachdeva||CEO of JSW One Platforms|
|Gopal Vittal||MD & CEO of Bharati Airtel|
|Gyanesh Kumar||New Secretary of the Ministry of Cooperation|
|Hassan Shaikh Mahmud||President of Somalia|
|Indian Officer Anwar Hussain Shaik||Chair of the WTO committee on Technical Barriers to Trade|
|Jean Pierre||First Black LGBTQ White House Press Secretary|
|John Lee Ka-Chiu||Hong Kong’s Next Chief Executive|
|Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Justice Jamshed B Pardiwala||Supreme Court Judges|
|Kamal Bawa||US National Academy of Sciences|
|Madhur Deora||Whole-time Director of Paytm|
|Mana Saha||New CM of Tripura|
|Marcos Junior||President of the Philippines|
|Mr. Naveen Srivastava||Next Ambassador to Nepal|
|Nand Mulchandani||CIA’s Technology Officer|
|Nidhi Chibber||New Chairperson of CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education)|
|Oscar Brodkin||Managing Director of Asia Pacific (APAC)|
|Pieter Elber||CEO of the airline|
|Pradip Kumar Mohanty||Additional Charge of Lokpal Chairperson|
|Rajesh Bhushan Union Health Secretary||Chairperson of the Financial and Administrative Committee|
|Rajiv Kumar||Next Chief Election Commissioner|
|Rajiv Ranjan||Monetary Policy Department & Secretary to MPC of RBI|
|Ranil Wickremasinghe||New PM of Sri Lanka|
|Ravinder Singh Dhillon||Chairman and Managing Director of REC Ltd.|
|Richard Verma||Member of the US Intelligence Advisory Board|
|Salil Parekh||MD and CEO of Infosys|
|Sameer Khetripal||CEO & MD at Jubilant Foodworks|
|Sangeeta Singh||CBDT chairman|
|Sanjiv Bajaj||President of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry)|
|Sheikh Mohd Zayed Al Nahyan||President of the UAE|
|Sindhu Gandharan||Independent Director For Siemens India Board|
|Sitikantha Pattanaik||Advisor in Dept of Economic and Policy Research of RBI|
|SN Subramanyam||MD & CEO of Larsen & Tourbo|
|SS Mundra||Former Deputy Governor of RBI as Chairman|
|Sunil Arora||Non-Executive Chairman of Gram Unnati agriculture start-up|
|Tarun Kapoor||New Advisor to the Prime Minister in PMO|
|Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus||Director General of WHO|
|Viktor Orban||PM of Hungary|
|Vinai Kumar Saxena||Delhi Lt Governor|
|Vinay Kwatra||India’s Foreign Secretary|
|Yoon Suk-yeol||President of South Korean|
May 2022 Awards and Honours
|Aster Guardian Global Nursing Award||Anna Qabale Duba (Kenyan nurse)|
|Bangla Academy Award||Mamata Banerjee (for her book “Kabita Bitan”)|
|Best Content Award and Immunization Award by UNICEF||RJ Umer|
|British honorary Award||Mr.Ajay Piramal (chairman of the Piramal group)|
|ENBA Award 2021(14th edition of the Exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards)||Doordarshan|
|International Booker Prize||Geetanjali Shree(Indian) & Daisy Rockwell(American translator) for “Tomb of Sand”|
|L’OEil d’Or award 2022||Shaunak Sen for his documentary “All That Breathes”|
|Pulitzer prize 2022||Danish Siddiqui (photography category)|
|Romain Rolland Book Prize 2022||The Bengali translation of the French novel “Meursault, contre-enquete” (The Meursault Investigation).|
|Royal Gold Medal 2022||Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi(Indian Architect)|
|Seema Nazareth Award For Excellence in Journalism 2021||Nitin Kumar(Political Journalist)|
|Templeton Prize 2022||Dr. Frank Wilczek|
|The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) Award 2022||Guruswamy Krishnamoorthy(CEO of Penlon.)|
|Palme d’Or at 75th Cannes Film Festival||Triangle of Sadness|
|V Shantharam lifetime achievement award at MIFF (Mumbai International Film Festival)2022||Sanjit Narwekar|
|VASVIK (Vividhlaxi Audyogik Samshodhan Vikas Kendra) Industrial Research Award 2020||A Gopalakrishnan (Director of the ICAR Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute)|
|Wangari Maathai Forest Champions Award 2022||Cecile Ndjebet (Cameroon Activist)|
|William E.Colby Award for 2022||Wesley Morgan (for military and intelligence writing)|
|World Food Prize 2022||Cynthia Rosenzweig (Scientist at NASA)|
Books & Authors in May 2022
|“A Place Called Home”||Preeti Shenoy|
|“Civil List –2022 of IAS officers”
|Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State(MoS), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions released|
|“INDO-PAK WAR 1971- Reminiscences of Air Warriors”||Edited by Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh and Group Captain Shailendra Mohan|
|“Leaders, Politicians, Citizens: Fifty Figures Who Influenced India’s Politics”||Rasheed Kidwa|
|“Listen to Your Heart: The London Adventure”||Ruskin Bond
Published on Ruskin Bond’s 88th birthday (19th May 2022).
|“Modi@20 Dreams Meet Delivery”||Released by M Venkaiah Naidu|
|“The India Story”||Bimal Jalan (Former RBI governor)|
|“The Struggle for Police Reforms in India: Ruler’s Police to People’s Police”||Prakash Singh
(Released by M Venkaiah Naidu)
Summits And Conferences May 2022
|Name of the Summit||Organized/Led by||Aim/Theme||Venue|
|World Health Assembly||Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya||Focus on linking peace and health||Geneva|
|India’s First International Cruise Conference 2022||Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, the Government of India, and FICCI||To highlight regional connectivity and also promote the building of new destinations and attractions like a lighthouse.||Virtual meeting|
|2nd India – Nordic Summit 2022||–||To negotiate terms of trade, people-to-people connections, cultural exchanges, technology transfer, and augmentation among others||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Global Organic Expo 2022||The Society of Health, Environment, Safety and Sustainability Professionals (SHESPro)||Create awareness among the stakeholders but also among the people who care about their health
Theme: “Profitability for Humanity”.
|Quad Summit 2022||Japan PM Fumio Kishida||Review the progress of Quad initiatives and working groups so far and find the new areas of cooperation and strategic guidance for future collaboration||Tokyo, Japan|
|PM CARES for children scheme||Prime Minister Narendra Modi||To ensure comprehensive care and protection of children in a sustained manner by providing them boarding and lodging and empowering them through education and scholarships etc.||Video Conferencing|
|4th NSAC meeting
(National Startup Advisory Council’s)
|Shri Piyush Goyal (Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution, and Textiles)||To promote the development of the startup ecosystem.||New Delhi|
Conference of the Parties (COP15) :
- COP15 held from 9th May to 20th May 2022 taking place in Abidjan, a city in Cote d’Ivoire.
- The Theme of COP 15: Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity.
- Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav represented India.
7th Annual Meeting of Board of Governors of NDB :
- Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs and India’s Governor for the New Development Bank (NDB), Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the 7th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of NDB through a video conference in New Delhi.
- The meeting was also attended by Governors/Alternate Governors of Brazil, China, Russia, South Africa, and the newly joined members Bangladesh and United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Second Global COVID-19 Virtual Summit:
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has participated in the Second Global COVID-19 Virtual Summit at the invitation of the President of the USA, Joseph R. Biden.
- The summit was co-hosted by the United States, Belize, Germany, Indonesia, and Senegal.
- The Theme of the summit: Preventing Pandemic Fatigue and Prioritizing Preparedness.
List of MoUs signed by India in May 2022
|India – UAE Trade Pact||It would boost bilateral trade from 60 bn USD to 100 bn USD in the next five years.|
|WEF & NITI Aayog||For this purpose WEF set up the center for the fourth industrial revolution in 2017 to help these core sectors.|
|Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers with UNDP||UNDP will provide its expertise in systems and global support for the implementation of credit & crop insurance.|
|NSDC international & Hindustan Ports Ltd||To provide high-quality training to Indian youth and also meet the global demand of countries like UAE, Canada, etc.|
|MSDE with ISB||To develop leadership skills among these officers and also strategic mindsets, which in turn helps in gaining insights into data analytics and digital transformation.|
|Ministry of Heavy Industries and NRDC||NRDC will conduct the evaluation and management of intellectual property, and asl provide commercialization support for capital goods.|
|Gem with Self-Employed Women’s Associations||This MoU will pave the way for the advocacy, outreach, mobilization, and capacity-building for women-led micro and small enterprises and women entrepreneurs.|
|India and US||Provided investment support in many sectors like COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing, healthcare financing, renewable energy, etc.|
|Ministry of Railways and the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT)||To form a strong collaborative working partnership for coordination and resource sharing in the provision of telecommunication facilities in the delivery and implementation of C-Telecom DOT’s Solutions and services in railways.|
|Ministry of Skill Development with ISRO||To establish a formal framework for short-term courses to provide training for the skill development and capacity building of ISRO technical professionals in the space domain in the country, in accordance with industry requirements.|
|Prasar Bharati with ORTM||To exchange programs, investigate co-production of programmes, and exchange persons.|
|Uttarakhand government and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)||For the promotion of the renewable energy industry and other projects in the state.|
Scheme, App & Campaign in May 2022
- “Delhi Startup Policy” – Delhi cabinet -with an aim to create an ecosystem for people to launch startups and provide them with fiscal and non-fiscal incentives, collateral-free loans, and free consultancy from experts, lawyers, and CA. To encourage, facilitate, and support 15,000 startups by 2030.
- “Mukhyamantri Muft Sewer Connection Yojana”- Delhi govt -will provide free sewer connections in 12 colonies in Mustafabad and Karawal Nagar.
- Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY) scheme for another six months, till September 2022, in order to show care and compassion towards the underprivileged and vulnerable parts of society (Phase VI).
- In Chennai, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Kumar Mishra announced the New Repatriate Welfare Scheme, a Repco Bank deposit scheme, a Repco Micro Finance Ltd. (RFML) microfinance lending scheme, and an application. E. Santhanam, Chairman of Repco Bank, Managing Director R.S. Isabella, and the Board of Directors were in attendance.
- Plumbex India Exhibition ceremony was started by the Honourable Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, Sh. Hardeep Singh Puri. He also announced the Bharat Tap project, a campaign to produce low-flow fixtures and sanitaryware to help India enter a new era of water conservation and sustainable development. Plumbex India is a three-day event that will take place in the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi and is the country’s largest solo exhibition on plumbing, water, and sanitation products.
- Paper Import Monitoring policy– To protect the domestic paper industry, the commerce and industry ministry has decided to make registration compulsory for importing major paper products such as newsprint, handmade paper, and envelopes, among others. All imports arriving on or after 1st
- GatiShakti Sanchar portal: The Department of Telecommunications has launched the GatiShakti Sanchar portal, which would streamline the application and approval procedure for the right of way (RoW) across the country. According to Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, the platform would help achieve the goal of Ease of doing business for telecoms infrastructure projects.
- Breakfast with midday meals: Tamil Nadu is set to become the first state to offer breakfast along with midday meals. The primary school students from 1st to 5th standards will be provided a nutritious breakfast on all working days.
May 2022 Sports News
IPL 2022 Winners
Gujarat Titans (GT) won the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 trophy by defeating Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on 29th May 2022.
In IPL 2022, two more teams were added to play:- Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) captained by KL Rahul and Gujarat Titans captained by Hardik Pandya
Key points of IPL 2022
- 2022 IPL held Location/Host country –India
- 2022 IPL edition –15thedition
- IPL 2022 played from – 26 March – 29 May 2022
- Number of Teams participate in IPL 2022-10 teams
- Total number of Match played in IPL 2021- 74 matches
- Cricket Format– Twenty20
- The tournament format(s)- Double Round-robin and Playoffs
- Sponsor company of IPL 2022– TATA Group
- IPL 2022 regulate by – the BCCI (Board of control in India)which was formed in 1928.
- The present chairman of BCCI – Sourav Ganguly
- Present Secretary BCCI – Jay Shah
- 1stIPL Played in –2008 (Won-Rajasthan Rayals)
- Purple cap for – Highest Wicket/ Maximum wicket
- Orange cap for – Highest Run/ Maximum run scorer
- IPL Delhi Daredevils name changes to –Delhi Capitals
- Team Won IPL Matches maximum time- Mumbai Indians
- Mumbai Indians Won IPL Matches in -2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020
- Chennai super kings won IPL Matches in – 2010, 2011, 2018,2021
- 1stTeam to win 100 matches in IPL – Mumbai Indians
IPL 2022 Complete Details Award winners /End of the Season awards
- IPL 2022 Winner/Champions:– Gujarat Titans (GT)
- Runners-Up Team:– Rajasthan Royals (RR)
- Orange cap (Most Runs): – Jos Buttler (RR) (863 runs)
- Purple Cap (Maximum Wicket):– Yuzvendra Chahal (RR) (27 wickets)
- Emerging player of the Season:– Umran Malik(SRH)
- Player of the series:– Jos Buttler (RR)
- Most Valuable Player of the season:- Jos Buttler (RR)
- Player Of The Match (Final):- Hardik Pandya (GT)
- Game-changer of the season:- Jos Buttler (RR)
- Dream11 Game Changer Of The Match (Final):- Hardik Pandya (GT)
- Fastest Delivery of the season:- Lockie Ferguson (GT)
- Fastest Delivery Of The Match (Final):- Lockie Ferguso (GT)
- Super Striker of the season:- Dinesh Karthik (RCB)
- Super Striker Of The Match (Final):- David Miller (RR)
- Maximum Sixes Award in IPL:- Jos Buttler (RR)
- Unacademy Let’s Crack It Sixes Award (Final):- Yashasvi Jaiswal (RR)
- Fair Play Award:- Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans
- Powerplayer of the season:- Jos Buttler (RR)
- Powerplayer Of The Match (Final):- Trent Boult (RR)
- Fours of the Season:- Jos Buttler (RR)
- Rupay On The Go 4s Of The Match (Final):- Jos Buttler (RR)
- Catch of the Season:- Evin Lewis (RR)
Italian Open 2022
79th edition of the Italian Open (Internazionali BNL d’Italia) in Rome
|Men’s singles||Novak Djokovic (Serbia)||Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)|
|Women’s singles||Iga Swiatek (Poland)||Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)|
|Men’s doubles||Nikola Mektic & Mate Pavic (Croatia)||John Isner (United States) & Diego Schwartzman (Argentina)|
|Women’s doubles||Veronika Kudermetova & Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia)||Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) & Giuliana Olmos (Mexico)|
2021 Summer Deaflympics Game:-
- The 24th edition of the 2021 Summer Deaflympics i.e. Caxias 2021 is the XXIV Summer Deaflympic Games, was an international multi-sport event held at Festa da Uva, Caxias do Sul, Brazil.
- The Motto of the event is “Sports comes from our hearts”
- Mascot The mascot of the Deaflympics is the Ring-tailed Coati – Nino, meaning priceless, worthy of appreciation, cheerful, happy, very lucky, and auspicious.
- Events and Participation A total number of 226 events across 18 sports were held with a participation of 2,349 athletes representing 71 nations.
|1||Ukraine||138 (Gold- 62, Silver- 38, Bronze- 38)|
|2||USA||55 (Gold- 20, Silver- 11, Bronze- 24)|
|3||Iran||40 (Gold- 14, Silver- 12, Bronze-14)|
|9||India||17 (Gold- 8, Silver- 1, Bronze- 8)|
Medals Won by India:
|Gold||Dhanush Srikanth||Men’s 10m air rifle|
|Gold||Abhinav Deshwal||Men’s 10m air rifle|
|Gold||Dhanush Srikanth & Priyesha Deshmukh||Mixed team 10m air rifle|
|Gold||Badminton Team||Mixed team badminton|
|Gold||Jerlin Jayaratchagan||Women’s singles badminton|
|Gold||Diksha Dagar||Women’s Golf|
|Gold||Jerlin Jayaratchagan & Abhinav Sharma||Mixed doubles badminton|
|Gold||Sumit Dahiya||Men’s freestyle 97kg|
|Silver||Prithvi Sekhar & Dhananjay Dubey||Men’s doubles tennis|
|Bronze||Abhinav Sharma||Men’s singles badminton|
|Bronze||Amit Krishan||Men’s freestyle 86kg|
|Bronze||Prithvi Sekhar||Men’s singles tennis|
|Bronze||Prithvi Sekhar & Jafreen Shaik||Mixed doubles tennis|
|Bronze||Vedika Sharma||Women’s 10m air pistol|
|Bronze||Virender Singh||Men’s freestyle 74kg|
|Bronze||Shourya Saini||Men’s 10m air rifle|
IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships
- The 12th edition of the 2022 International Boxing Association (IBA) Women’s World Boxing Championship (WWBC) was held at Basaksehir Youth and Sports Facility, Istanbul, Turkey.
- The event saw the participation of 310 Boxers from 73 nations.
- Belarusian and Russian boxers were not allowed to compete at the event after a ban as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Thomas Cup 2022:-India won the Thomas Cup 2022 title to beat Indonesia at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.
Uber Cup 2022 (Women’s):- South Korea won the Uber Cup 2022 title to beat China at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.
- The India Boxer Nikhat Zareen( from Nizamabad, Telangana) won the gold in the 52kg flyweight.
- Women boxers Manisha Moun (from Haryana) and Parveen Hooda(from Haryana) won the bronze medals in the 57kg and 63kg
- Santosh Trophy 2022:-Kerala beat West Bengal 5-4 in the penalty shootout to win the 75th Santosh Trophy 2022 at the Manjeri Stadium in Malappuram, Kerala.
- Banglore City University won the Khelo India University hockey championship 2022 title in Bangalore.
- Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that a stadium will be built in Olympic gold-medallist Neeraj Chopra’s native village in Panipat.
- World Snooker Championship 2022:- Ronnie O’Sullivan from England won the 2022 World Snooker Championship by defeating Judd Trump (England) 18-13 in the finals, which were held from 16th April to 2nd May 2022 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.
- Harshada Sharad Garud made history by being the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the IWF Junior World Championships in Heraklion, Greece. She won the 45-kilogram weight category with a total of 153 kilograms lifted, including 70 kilograms in Snatch and 83 kilograms in Clean and Jerk.
- Miami Grand Prix 2022: Max Verstappen won the Miami Grand Prix 2022 for Red Bull after defeating the Ferrari rival Charles Leclerc.
- Carlos Alcaraz from Spain has clinched the men’s singles Madrid Open title in 2022
- Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh has champion in the 1st Chessable Sunway Formentera Open 2022 chess tournament in Punta Prima.
- The Asian Games 2022, due to be held in Hangzhou, China in September has been postponed to 2023 due to rising COVID-19 cases in the country, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced.
- The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned journalist Boria Majumdar for two years after an internal inquiry found him guilty of an attempt to “threaten and intimidate” wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha.
- Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has launched the mascot “Dhakad” along with the official logo and official jersey of the Fourth Khelo India Youth Games at Panchkula and lauded the effort of Haryana to host the games.
- Uber cup
- Nikhat Zareen gave a dazzling performance to beat Thai Olympian Jutamas Jitpong 5-0 and become the fifth Indian woman to win a World title at the Women’s World Championships, Istanbul.
- Odisha women’s team has won its first-ever gold in Senior Nationals as they defeat Karnataka 2-0 in the final of the 12th Hockey India Senior Women’s National Championship.
- Spanish Grand Prix 2022:-Formula One world champion Max Verstappen won the Spanish Grand Prix in a Red Bull.
- Haryana Hockey team won the Hockey India sub-junior women’s national championship 2022 in Imphal.
- Punjab Kings opening batter Shikhar Dhawan has become the first player to hit 700 fours in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
- The Supreme Court appointed a three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) to oversee the affairs of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the adoption of its constitution in accordance with the National Sports Code and model guidelines, led by former apex court judge AR Dave.
- Narinder Batra has resigned from his position as president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). He is also the International Hockey Federation’s president (FIH).
- ISSF Junior World Cup 2022:- International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup 2022 was held at Suhl in Germany. The Indian contingent was led by ace shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary. At the ISSF Junior World Cup 2022, the Indian junior shooting team came in first position overall. They won 33 medals in total, including 13 gold, 15 silver, and 5 bronze. With four gold medals, Italy came in second place.
- Supernovas won the Women’s T20 Challenge 2022
Obituaries in May 2022
|Name of the Personality||Field|
|Andrew Symonds||Former Australia Cricketer|
|Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi||Sanskrit Scholar|
|Bob Lanier||American Former Professional Basketball player & NBA Basket Ball hall of Fame|
|Bujar Nishani||Former Albania President|
|Dr.Ramakant Shuklar||Eminent Sanskrit & Hindi Scholar|
|Leonid Kravchuk||First President of Independent Ukraine|
|Pandit ShivKumar Sharma||Indian Music Composer and Santoor Player|
|Pandit Sukh Ram||Member of Parliament from Mandi, Himachal Pradesh Lok Sabha Constituency & Ex Telecom minister from 1993 to 1996|
|Rajat Kumar Kar||Padma Shri Odia Writer|
|Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed||UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi|
|Shireen Abu Akleh||Veteran Al Jazeera Journalist|
|Shivaji Patnaik||Veteran Communist Leader|
|Sidhu Moose Wala||Punjabi Singer|
|Stanislav Sushkevich||First President of Belarus|
|Sultana Begum||Renowned Punjabi Writer|
|Tony Brooks||Formula One Grand Prix in the 1950s|
|Yuri Averbakh||World’s Oldest Chess Grandmaster|
Other Very Important Current Affairs Topics are:-
- New CM and Governor list 2022 PDF(Till July 2022)
- Sports Current Affairs 2022
- 400+ Top CEO list 2022 PDF
- Important list of 2022 Awards and Honours
- 2022 Important New Appointment list
- Books and Authors 2022
- Important Days with Themes 2022