Current Affairs 2021: Today’s News Headlines: May 16, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 16, 2021:


  • National Gallery of Modern Art to organise online summer workshop- NAIMISHA 2021 from May 17 to June 13
  • Delhi govt. to give Rs 5,000 to auto, taxi drivers facing financial hardships due to Covid-19

Cylinder imports

  • Govt relaxes rules to fast track approvals for imported cylinders and pressure vessels for storage and transportation of medical oxygen
  • Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organization (PESO) will not carry out physical inspection of global manufacturers’ production facilities before grant of such approval.

Economy & corporate

  • Air India launches cargo flights for importing zeolite for use in medical oxygen plants


  • Israeli airstrike destroys Gaza building that housed media outlets such as Associated Press and Al-Jazeera
  • China successfully lands its rover Zhu Rong on Mars
  • Twelve killed in tornado strikes in two Chinese cities of Wuhan and Suzhou
  • International Day of Families celebrated on May 15, theme: ‘Families and New Technologies’




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