Page-5 of Current Affairs - May, 2022

Devasahayam Pillai: First Indian layman declared Saint

Devasahayam Pillai became the first Indian layman to be declared a saint by the Vatican. Who canonized Devasahayam Pillai? Pope Francis of the Vatican canonized Devasahayam during the Canonization Mass in St Peter’s Basilica. Who else are declared saints by the Vatican? Apart from Devasahayam Pillai, eight others were declared saints. They include four men ..

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SRESTHA- Gujarat Project

USD 350 million in aid has been approved by the World Bank for the “Systems Reform Endeavors for Transformed Health Achievement” in Gujarat or the SRESTHA-G project. What is the total cost of this project? This project will be costing USD 500 million and the World Bank is providing USD 350 million to support this ..

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Super Flower Blood Moon lunar eclipse 2022

The first lunar eclipse of 2022 occurred on May 15th. The Moon was seen in stunning red color. This is also called a Super Moon and a Blood Moon. It is a ‘total lunar eclipse.’ Is this lunar eclipse visible in India? This lunar eclipse was not visible in India. Most of Asia could not ..

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Surat (Guided Missile Destroyer) & Udaygiri (Stealth Frigate)

Rajnath Singh, India’s Defence Minister launched the frigate INS Udaygiri and Indian Navy destroyer warship INS Surat on 17th Amy 2022 in Mumbai. Both the ships have been launched under which programme? INS ‘Surat’ is the fourth and last of the stealth destroyers that have been commissioned under the ‘Project 15B’ programme. INS ‘Udaygiri’ has ..

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Seoul Forest Declaration

On the 13th of May 2022, the 15th World Forestry Congress concluded in Seoul and the Seoul Forest Declaration was adopted. The 15th edition of this event was hosted by the South Korean government in Seoul. What is World Forestry Congress? The World Forestry Congress is held for five days and is hosted by the ..

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