Current Affairs – May 10, 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 10, 2021.

Global Task Force on Pandemic Response

The Global Task Force on Pandemic recently announced that it is closely working with US-India Strategic Partnership Forum and US-India Business Council to make three immediate actions. …..Read Here

What is Sputnik Light Single Dose?

Sputnik V vaccine developed by Russia is a two-dose vaccine. The unique feature of the vaccine is that the first and second dose are different from each other. In Sputnik Light a single…..Read Here

Chinese Rocket falls into Indian Ocean

The remains of Chinese rocket have crashed into the Indian Ocean. It is said to have been hurtling towards the earth. Hurtling is moving in a high speed, especially in a wildly uncontro…..Read Here

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 10, 2021.

Co-WIN introduces 4-digit security code

The Ministry of Health recently announced that a new security feature is being added to the Co-WIN software. Co-WIN is COVID-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network. What is the new security fe…..Read Here

Mucormycosis-Black Fungus Infection in COVID Patients

Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus infection is increasing among the COVID patients. The National COVID Task Force recently issued an advisory against Mucormycosis. Mucormycosis T…..Read Here

China discussed weaponizing COVID

A Chinese document written in 2015 states that SARS virus shall be used as a “New Era of Genetic Weapons”. The virus can be artificially manipulated into a human virus disease, then…..Read Here

Victory Day: May 9

Victory Day is celebrated in Russia to mark the surrender of Germans in the second world war. Moscow Victory Day Parade On May 9, 2021, Russia marked the 76th anniversary of victory in …..Read Here

Sinopharm Vaccine approved by WHO

The World Health Organisation recently approved the Emergency Use of Sinpharm vaccine. Recently, the WHO approved COVID-19 vaccines developed by AstraZeneca, Pfizer, BioNTech, Johnson a…..Read Here

Area of summer crops expands by 21.58% from last year

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare recently announced that the area of summer crops has sharply increased by 21.58% as compared to 2020. The increase has almost doubled. Sum…..Read Here

Ayush 64 to be distributed freely

The Ministry of AYUSH recently announced that Ayush-64 will be available free of cost for mild, moderate asymptomatic patients in Delhi. The representatives or patients can visit these …..Read Here

Laureus World Sports Awards, 2021

The Laureus World Sports Awards, 2021 was held in Seville. The awards are presented to honour individuals and teams who have achieved in sports throughout the year. It was established i…..Read Here

Himanta Biswa Sarma: 15th Assam CM

Himanta Biswa Sarma is to be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Assam on May 10, 2021. He is to replace Sarbananda Sonowal. Both the candidates are from BJP. Sarbananda recently resigned…..Read Here

Space Debris Guidelines of United Nations

The Chinese rocket Long March 5B recently fell into the Indian Ocean near Maldives. The track of the falling rocket couldn’t be predicted for days. However, the European Space Agency …..Read Here

How will GST Exemption lead to Price rise?

The West Bengal Chief Minister recently requested the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to exempt COVID medicines and oxygen tanks from taxes. Several other states such as Odisha were also a…..Read Here

IUCN Report: Conflict and Conservation

The International Union for Conservation of Nature recently released a report called the “Nature in a Globalised World: Conflict and Conservation”. The report focuses on complex rel…..Read Here

SpaceX: “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon”

SpaceX is to launch DOGE-1, a satellite that is completely funded with crypto currency. Days earlier Musk did mention about DOGE crypto currencies in a TV show he was hosting. He also a…..Read Here

What is Asperger’s Syndrome?

The SpaceX Billionaire Elon Musk recently announced that he had Asperger’s Syndrome. The announcement was made in a TV show Musk was hosting. Musk also mentioned about the Dogecoin cr…..Read Here



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