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May Monthly Current Affairs Magazine

  • Be N By IAS, Delhi
  • 11, Oct 2021
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  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Reclining Buddha
  • Chalukya King Pulakeshin II Victory Over Harshvardhana
  • Thomas Hickey’s 19th Century Painting and Smallpox in British India


  • Lebanese Qaraoun Lake
  • Sudan Peace Deal
  • Winchcombe Meteorite
  • Cyclone Tauktae in Arabian Sea
  • Total Lunar Eclipse and Supermoon


  • WHO-ILO Study Links Long Work Hours to More Deaths


  • Capitalism and TRIPS Regime - Covid Vaccine Crisis


Polity and Constitution

  • Reservation to Maratha Community
  • Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)
  • Legal Child Adoption in India
  • State Legislative Council-Bengal wants Upper House back
  • Appointment of a CBI Chief
  • Centre vs States - IAS officer’s Central Deputation


  • The SC Ruling on Identifying Backward Classes
  • National Tribunals Commission - Restructuring the tribunals system
  • Goods and Services Tax (GST) – Political Economy, Cooperative Federalism and Fiscal Federalism


  • TRIFED’s Sustainable Livelihoods for Tribal Households in India
  • State of Working India 2021- One Year of Covid-19
  • Jal Jeevan Mission – Puducherry becomes ‘Har Ghar Jal’ UT
  • SWAMIH Investment Fund – Real Estate Sector
  • One-Stop Centres (OSC) – For Gender Based Violence
  • Midday-Meal Scheme


  • A National Health Service in India
  • Social Media and Safe Harbour - Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code
  • Lakshadweep Island Development Plan – Significance and Criticism

Social Justice

  • Growth of Young Smokers in India and The world

International Relations

  • Special 301 Report - US Puts India on Priority Watch List
  • India UK Virtual Summit - Roadmap 2030 to Strengthen Bilateral Ties
  • India and European Union Free Trade Agreement
  • India-EU Meeting in EU+27 Format
  • Christchurch Call to Action to Eliminate Terrorist and Violent Extremist Content Online
  • Vienna Conventions - Diplomatic Immunity
  • 17+1 - China and Central and Eastern Europe Countries (CEEC) initiative
  • Open Skies Treaty
  • Switzerland Rejects an Overarching EU Treaty
  • UAE’s Golden Visa


  • The Rising Sun in India-Japan Relations
  • India and Russia Look For a Reset
  • India Britain Ties - Could Modi-Johnson Meet Improve Unsteady Indo-Brit Ties
  • A COVID blot on India’s Foreign Policy Canvas
  • Cracks in China’s New Silk Road-Belt and Road Initiative
  • India China Relation-Evaluate the Ladakh crisis, keep China at Bay
  • America’s Exit from Middle East and Afghanistan and Impact on Indian Subcontinent
  • India, Israel and Palestine
  • West Asia’s Diplomatic Resets
  • Indian Diplomacy in Africa – China Factor
  • Afghanistan 2.0 – With USA, India and China

Economic Development

  • E-grocery Market – BigBaske Tata Digital Deal
  • Scheme for Special Assistance to States for Capital Expenditure for 2021-22
  • Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs and Codex Alimentarius Commission
  • Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)
  • Production Linked Incentive Scheme for the Food Processing Industry
  • Network for Greening The Financial System (NGFS)
  • RBI’s Rs 50,000 Crore Fund to Emergency Health Services and Liquidity Push
  • Government Securities Acquisition Programme (G-SAP) - Moderate Bond Yield
  • Model Insurance Villages
  • National Payments Commission of India (NPCI) not to Ban Cryptocurrency Transactions in India
  • Digital Financial Inclusion -Report on ‘Connected Commerce - Creating a Roadmap for a Digitally Inclusive Bharat’
  • SEBI’s Business Responsibility and Sustainability Report (BRSR)
  • S. Janakiraman Advisory Group for Regulations Review Authority
  • New SEBI Rule For Fund Manager Compensation
  • Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22
  • National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell Battery Storage (NPACC)
  • Inflation- Wholesale Price Index – WPI
  • Retrospective Tax Dispute - Cairn Energy Suing Air India
  • Anti dumping Duty - India launches probe against China, Thailand and Vietnam
  • Fertiliser Subsidy - Increased subsidy on DAP
  • Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs) to be Interoperable
  • RBI to Transfer Surplus Funds to Government
  • E-way Bill Integration With FASTag, RFID
  • Insolvency Resolution Process for Personal Guarantors
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
  • National Mission on use of Biomass in Coal Based Thermal Power Plants
  • $200-million Bangladesh- Sri Lanka Currency Swap
  • 43rd GST Council Meeting - GST Amnesty Scheme


  • Universalisation of Social Security for Informal Workers
  • Critical Infrastructure and Its Protection From Cyber Attack
  • Environmental Tax (Eco Tax) Subsidies - Environmental fiscal reforms
  • Employment and Livelihood Crisis in Covid Pandemic

Environment and Bio-diversity

  • Climate Change and Its Impact on Earth’s Axis
  • Xylophis Deepaki
  • LaCONES and Covid to Asiatic Lions
  • Hoolock Gibbon Species.
  • NITI Aayog’ s Great Nico bar Development Plan
  • Indian Pangolin and Chinese Pangolin
  • Red-Eared Slider Turtle
  • ‘Mice Rain’ in Australia and Poison - Bromadiolone
  • Common Crane in Ireland After 300 Years
  • Asian Gracile Skink - Subdoluseps Nilgiriensis – A New Skink Species From Western Ghats
  • Coelacanth Fish – Four Legged Fossil Fish of Dinosaurs Age
  • Iceberg A-76 - World's Largest Iceberg Breaks off of Antarctica
  • Sunderlal Bahuguna - The Leader of Chipko Environmental Movement
  • Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) – Arctic Ecosystem
  • COP 28 - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
  • Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR)
  • Jayanti (Indimimus) - New Spider Cricket Species
  • Tasmanian Devils

Science & Technology

  • Galaxy - Pox 186 and Gemini Telescope
  • Department of Telecommunications Approves 5G Trials
  • NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex Mission
  • Iron Dome Air Defence System
  • Space Debris - China’s Long March 5B Rocket Falls in Indian Ocean
  • Arctic Science Ministerial (ASM3)
  • Mucormycosis in COVID-19 Patients
  • Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genome Sequencing Consortia – INSACOG
  • Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS) Technology
  • Google’s Project Starline
  • Cryptocurrency Market Crash
  • Genome Sequencing - Genomic Consor tia (INSACOG) and Covid Virus
  • Tardigrades and Baby Squid to International Space Station
  • Tianzhou-2 Cargo Spacecraft


  • TRIPS Waiver - Intellectual Property Waiver for Covid-19 Vaccine

Disaster management

  • How are Tropical Cyclones Named



  • Edu Tech Needs an Ethics Policy