Current Affairs This Week (29-05-2022)

  • Nikhat Zareen

    Star boxer Nikhat Zareen bagged the gold medal and the World Championship crown after putting on a phenomenal show at the 12th edition of the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul on Thursday. (Source: thebridge.in)

  • Menstrual Hygiene Day
    Menstrual Hygiene Day (MHD, MH Day in short) is an annual awareness day on May 28 to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) at a global level. It was initiated by the German-based NGO WASH United in 2013 and observed for the first time in 2014. (Source: Wikipedia)
  • NAS 2021
    In National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021,was conducted on November 12 last year in which 3,110 schools; 14,959 teachers and 98,694 students took part. West Bengal has fared better than the national average (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Geetanjali Shree & Daisy Rockwell
    Originally published in Hindi as Ret Samadhi, Geetanjali Shree’s book is translated into English by Daisy Rockwell.
    Tomb of Sand won the 2022 International Man Booker Prize, the first book written in an Indian language to have won the honour. It is also the first novel translated from Hindi to be recognised by the award. (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Bharat Drone Mahotsav
    ‘Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022’ is a two-day event held on May 27 and 28.
    The festival was held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Quote of the week
    If you judge people, you have no time to love them – Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu MC, honoured in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born in Skopje, then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire (Source: Wikipedia)

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