Current Affairs 2021: Today’s News Headlines: May 20, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 20, 2021:


  • Defer vaccination for 3 months after recovery from Covid: Health Ministry
  • Govt launches six-month programme CBID (Community Based Inclusive Development) on rehabilitation of persons with disabilities
  • Former NSG (National Security Guard) director general J.K. Dutt dies at 72

Economy & corporate

  • PSU Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) posts all-time high profit in FY21 of Rs 21,638 crore
  • Centre sets up Committee to enquire into sequence of events leading to stranding of ONGC vessels in cyclone Tauktae
  • India unveils equipment to mark, fence minefields quicker & with minimal human intervention
  • CBI registers case against MD of IFFCO US Awasthi and former MD of Indian Potash Ltd. on charges of importing fertilizers and raw materials at highly inflated rates to claim higher subsidy from the government
  • K Dutta, first Managing Director of Numaligarh Refinery Limited, dies at 75


  • US Congress passes anti-Asian hate crimes bill to counter rise in incidents
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin witness launch of biggest nuclear energy project in China
  • China successfully launches new ocean observation satellite Haiyang-2D




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