Page-3 of Current Affairs - May, 2022

April Wholesale Price Index (WPI)

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation rate surged to 15.1 percent in the month of April due to the rise in prices of fruits, vegetables, manufacturing, milk, power, and fuel according to data that was released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. What was the WPI rate in March 2022? In the month ..

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MoHUA Report on ‘Circular Economy in Municipal Solid and Liquid Waste’

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has released a report on ‘Circular Economy in Municipal Solid and Liquid Waste.’ This report has been released at a time when cities across India are struggling to get rid of municipal waste. The cities of the nation are also not able to come up with new landfill ..

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S S Mundra- New BSE Chairperson

On 17th May 2022, BSE Limited announced approval has been given for the appointment of SS Mundra as the company’s chairperson. Mundra was the Public Interest Director at BSE. Who will be replaced by Mundra as the chairperson? Justice Vikramajit Sen the current chairman of the BSE will be replaced by SS Mundra. When was ..

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‘India-Jamaica Friendship Garden’

‘India-Jamaica Friendship Garden’ was recently inaugurated at the Hope Royal Botanical Gardens in St. Andrew, Jamaica. This was facilitated under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the Indian High Commission in Jamaica and the Nature Preservation Foundation (NPF) in 2021. Who inaugurated the garden? President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the garden. President and other ..

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Telangana: New Mesolithic site discovered

A prehistoric rock paintings site, dating back at least 10,000 to 30,000 years was recently discovered on private land at Kasipeta in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district (Telangana). The rock paintings belong to which period? Mesolithic age. Who discovered the site? Members of Kotha Telangana Charitha Brundam (New Telangana History Group). What paintings were found at the ..

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