Current Affairs 2021: Today’s News Headlines: May 19, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 19, 2021:


  • Veteran BJP leader and former Union Minister Chaman Lal Gupta dies in Jammu at 87
  • Renowned Tamil writer Ki Rajanarayanan dies at 98 in Puducherry, won Sahitya Akademi award in 1991
  • K.K. Aggarwal, former IMA (Indian Medical Association) President & Padma Shri awardee, dies of COVID-19 at 62
  • Madhya Pradesh: Rs 5 lakh aid to kin of government employees who died of COVID-19
  • Delhi CM announces free education for kids who lost parents to Covid-19
  • National Gallery of Modern Art launches Audio-Visual Guide App on the occasion of International Museum Day (May 18)
  • Cyclone Tauktae: Navy, Coast Guard rescue 314 people from two barges that went adrift in the Arabian Sea near Mumbai

Economy & corporate

  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves sale of YES Bank’s mutual fund subsidiaries to GPL Finance and Investments Ltd


  • International Museum Day celebrated on May 18, theme: ‘The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine’
  • Andrea Meza of Mexico crowned 69th Miss Universe in US
  • US to share 20 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses with other countries, taking the total number of such shots to 80 million: President Joe Biden




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