Current Affairs – May 7, 2021 [Daily News Digest]

GKToday provides daily summary of important Current Affairs Topics selected from National and International News. Here is the list of articles covered under Current Affairs May 7, 2021.

Denmark laws to screen Foreign Investment

Denmark has passed a law to allow the screening of foreign investments so that they do not pose any threats to the National Security. Why the new law? The new law has been legislated to…..Read Here

RBI measures to boost economy

The Reserve Bank of India recently launched a host of measures to protect individual borrowers and the small and medium enterprises in the country. What are the measures announced? RBI …..Read Here

Supreme Court: Only Centre can identify SEBC

The Supreme Court recently pronounced that only President can take decisions in declaring the Socially and Economically Backward Community. The judgement was pronounced upholding the 10…..Read Here

SpaceX successfully lands its Starship rocket

The SpaceX of Elon Musk recently launched SN15. Earlier the initial attempts made to launch the rocket ended in explosions in mid air. Why are SpaceX rockets exploding? There have been …..Read Here

PESCO: EU approves US participation for the first time

The European Union recently approved the requests of Norway, Canada and United States to participate in Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) defence initiative. This is the first ti…..Read Here

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. About Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month The month is c…..Read Here

What is DDoS Attack?

The Belgian Government sites were recently knocked offline due to DDoS attack. Several government sites and Internet Service Providers of the public sector of the country were hit hard …..Read Here

Osteocytes mapped for the first time

The researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have mapped the Osteocytes for the first time. Osteocytes They are oblate shaped bone cells. They are found in bone tissues…..Read Here

Scientists model Saturn’s interior structure

The scientists at the John Hopkins University have simulated the interior of the Saturn. The simulations say that a thick layer of Helium rain influence the magnetic field of the planet…..Read Here

PM Modi to participate in European Council meeting

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to take part in the European Council (to be held on May 8, 2021) meet. This year, in 2021, the India-European Union Leaders’ Meeting is to be hoste…..Read Here

What is Stop Tokyo Olympics?

The Stop Tokyo Olympics is an online campaign that is wanting to stop the Tokyo Olympics Games. It has gathered more than 200,000 signatures within two days of its launch. However, the …..Read Here

Intellectual Property Waiver for COVID Vaccines

India and South Africa proposed for IP waiver at the World Trade Organisation in 2020. This has now been backed by the United States. The US will further negotiate at the World Trade Or…..Read Here

Endangered seals found dead on Russia’s Caspian coast

More than one hundred and seventy seals were washed up dead over the shores of Caspian Sea in Russia. Experts believe that the seals might have died due to industrial pollution or might…..Read Here

Food price index highest since 2014

The United Nations recently announced that the world food prices increased for the eleventh consecutive month in April 2021. It reached the highest level since May 2014. This announceme…..Read Here

Telangana Govt bans Glyphosate

The Telangana Government recently imposed a total ban on Glyphosate. About Glyphosate The Glyphosate is a controversial herbicide usually use to kill weeds in cotton farms. The usage of…..Read Here



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