Current Affairs This Week (22-05-2022)

  • Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

    Pandit Shivkumar Sharma was an Indian classical musician and santoor player who is credited with adapting the santoor for Indian classical music.
    Sharma was awarded the Padma Shri in 1991, and the Padma Bhushan, in 2001 (Source: Wikipedia)

  • GST Council decisions not binding on the Centre and states
    The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday (May 19) that recommendations of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council only have persuasive value, and cannot be binding on the Centre and states (Source: The Indian Express)
  • SRESTHA-G project
    The World Bank has approved 350 million dollars aid for the Systems Reform Endeavors for Transformed Health Achievement in Gujarat -SRESTHA-G project. The programme will focus on primary healthcare, services for adolescent girls and the capacity of disease surveillance systems. (Source: newsonair.gov.in)
  • Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary
    The Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan was notified as India’s 52nd tiger reserve on Monday. This is Rajasthan’s fourth tiger reserve after Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra. (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Goa govt to reprint 2 books by Savarkar
    Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said Sunday his government would re-print two books authored by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar—1957 che Swatantrya Samar and Gomantak—and circulate them in all libraries in the state (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Quote of the week
    It is better to conquer oneself than to conquer millions of enemies – Mahavira also known as Vardhamana, was the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism. He was the spiritual successor of the 23rd Tirthankara, Lord Parshvanatha
    (Source: Wikipedia)

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