Current Affairs 2021: Today’s News Headlines: May 10, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 10, 2021:

India

  • Raghunath Mohapatra, nominated Rajya Sabha MP from Odisha and eminent sculptor, dies at the age of 77 in Bhubaneswar
  • Raghunath Mohapatra awarded Padma Vibhushan in 2013, Padma Shri in 1975, Padma Bhushan in2001
  • Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal tenders his resignation to Governor Jagadish Mukhi

Economy & corporate

  • Defence Ministry orders AFMS (Armed Forces Medical Services) to recruit 400 retired medical officers of AMC (Army Medical Corps), SSC (Short Service Commission)

World

  • Debris of China’s disintegrating Long March 5B rocket fall into Indian Ocean
  • US Navy seizes illicit weapons cache in North Arabian Sea
  • South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir dissolves Parliament as part of 2018 peace accord
  • Scotland: Pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP) wins fourth straight parliamentary election

Sports

  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
  • Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus wins women’s singles title at Madrid Open tennis
  • Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez wins world super middleweight boxing title
  • Badminton players P.V. Sindhu, Canada’s Michelle Li nominated as athlete ambassadors for IOC’s ‘Believe in Sport’ campaign aimed at preventing competition manipulation

Laureus sports awards

  • 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards announced
  • Sportswoman of the Year: Naomi Osaka (tennis, Japan)
  • Sportsman of the Year: Rafael Nadal (tennis, Spain)
  • Lifetime Achievement: Billie Jean King (tennis, USA)
  • Team of the Year: FC Bayern (football, Germany)
  • Breakthrough of the Year: Patrick Mahomes (American Football, USA)
  • World Comeback of the Year: Max Parrot (Snowboarding, Canada)
  • Sport for Good: Kickformore by Kickfair (football, German)
  • Sporting Inspiration Award: Mo Salah (football, Liverpool & Egypt)
  • Athlete Advocate of the Year: Lewis Hamilton (Formula One, Mercedes & UK)

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