Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: May 29, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 29, 2023


  • ISRO launches its next-generation navigational satellite – NVS-1 from Sriharikota.
  • Praveen Kumar Srivastava was sworn in as Central Vigilance Commissioner.
  • Prime Minister Modi to flag off Guwahati-New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express in Assam.
  • India shows a reduction in stunting and recorded 1.6 crore fewer stunted children under five years in 2022 than in 2012.
  • Delhi Police files FIR against protesting wrestlers after detaining Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia.


  • UPI to account for 90% of retail digital payments by 2026-27: PwC India report.
  • CBIC issues SoP for scrutiny of GST returns for FY’20 onwards; DGARM to identify cases.
  • Report: Microfinance loans grow 21.3% YoY to Rs 3.5 trillion in FY23.


  • 75th UN Peacekeepers Day is observed today. “Peace begins with me” is the theme of the 75th anniversary of Peacekeepers Day.
  • Turkiye President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins Presidential election in runoff vote.
  • Justine Triet becomes only the third woman to win Palme d’Or at Cannes.
  • Somalia to introduce direct universal suffrage in 2024


  • Men’s Junior Asia Cup Hockey: Defending champions India defeats Thailand 17-0 in final Pool A match in Oman.
  • Hockey: India beat Japan 3-1 in Men’s Junior Asia Cup at Salalah in Oman.
  • IPL 2023: Final match between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans to be played in Ahmedabad
  • H.S. Prannoy, won his maiden BWF World Tour title as he clinched the Malaysian Open.



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