Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: May 24, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 24, 2023


  • India’s Ministry of Railways in India handed over 20 broad- gauge locomotives to Bangladesh.
  • A cheetah cub died at the Kuno National Park (KNP) in Madhya Pradesh.
  • A judicial panel probing the killing of six people on the Assam-Meghalaya boundary in November 2022 is scheduled to resume.
  • Tamil Nadu extends ban on manufacturing, sale of tobacco-containing chewable food products.
  • Guru Arjan Dev Ji Shaheedi Diwas is observed to commemorate the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the fifth Guru of Sikhism.
  • Centre to release first draft of Digital India Act in early June; more concrete version of the law by December.
  • Denmark to help Rajasthan in managing water sector, to replicate its waste water management system.
  • Parliamentary Affairs Ministry is set to organize a National Workshop on the National e-Vidhan Application, NeVA in New Delhi.
  • Goa and Uttarakhand signed MoU to promote tourism between the states as part of the ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ initiative.


  • More than 90% of the funds allocated under the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) have been utilised till now, while 73% of the projects have been completed.
  • No Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) is required for a player if the net winning does not exceed Rs 100 in Online Gaming.
  • RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das: GDP growth for FY23 could top 7 per cent.


  • Russia and China sign economic pacts despite Western criticism.
  • India and Australia sign migration pact; to open new consulate in Brisbane.
  • Bulgarian writer and translator win International Booker Prize for darkly comic memory novel.
  • Australia offers strong support for India’s permanent membership to UN Security Council.


  • Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra became the World No. 1 for the first time in his career.
  • Carlos Alcaraz replaced Novak Djokovic at the No. 1 spot in the latest ATP rankings.


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