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Current Affairs 16 May 2022: Current Affairs play a vital role in any competitive exam as they have a high weightage in the exam. We know that many questions are asked in the examination from the current affairs section as well as static awareness. Thus, it becomes very important for the candidates to be updated with all the recent updates or trending news. It will help the applicants to attempt questions from the current affairs section and get desired marks in the examination. To help you prepare for the competitive exams, in this article, we are going to provide you with all recent updates and Current Affairs 16 May 2022. So, without getting late, read this article completely. You will get all the updates on recent trending news and all the important current affair news 16 May 2022. 

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Former Australia Cricketer and Two-Time World World Cup Winner Andrew Symonds Passes Away in a Car Accident

  • Andrew Symonds, the former Australia cricketer, and two-time World Cup winner died in a car crash on Saturday night.
  • The police confirmed that Andrew Symonds (46-year-old) was the sole passenger in the crash just outside of Townsville in his home state of Queensland.
  • Andrew Symonds played 26 Tests and 198 ODIs (one-day internationals) for Australia from 1998 to 2009. He was also a top-rate fielder and in 2003 and 2007, he was a key part of Australia’s back-to-back 50-over World Cups triumphs.
Andrew Symonds

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India Defeated Indonesia by 3-0 and Wins the Thomas Cup Title

  • For the first time, with a stunning 3-0 win over powerhouse Indonesia in the final, India’s men’s badminton team won the Thomas Cup title.
  • In the final of the Thomas Cup in Bangkok, Thailand, India defeated 14-time winners Indonesia and lifted the title defeating the defending champions by 3-0.
  • India’s performance is astounding for the ages, with the World Championships medallist. The medalists Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, and the world number 8 doubles combo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy put on unforgettable performances.
India's Men's Badminton Team

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Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister Takes Part in the 2nd Global COVID-19 Virtual Summit

Narendra Modi
  • A week after the government questioned the WHO’s estimates for mortality during the Covid epidemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a reform of the UN health authority and a review of its vaccine approval processes.
  • Speaking at the second global Covid summit, which was virtually addressed by US President Joseph Biden and a number of other leaders, PM Narendra Modi also called for the World Trade Organization to be more flexible on the issue of patent waivers, where a joint India-South Africa proposal made in 2020 has yet to be adopted. 
  • The number of leaders who are included is African Union, European Union, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Japan, and South Korea. 
  • The conference, which was co-hosted by the US, Belize, Germany, Indonesia, and Senegal, drew over 30 countries.

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Manik Saha All Set To Become the 11th Chief Minister of Tripura by Replacing Biplab Debis

Manik Saha
  • Manik Saha, a Rajya Sabha MP and BJP state president is all ready to become the new Chief Minister of Tripura.
  • At a meeting held at the Chief Minister’s official house, Manik Saha, the BJP State unit president, and lone Rajya Sabha MP from Tripura was elected as the legislature party leader.
  • Biplab Kumar Deb, the Chief Minister of Tripura, has resigned after meeting with BJP President J.P. Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on a two-day visit to New Delhi.
  • After submitting his resignation to Governor S.N. Arya at the Raj Bhavan in Agartala, Mr. Deb made the announcement. The assembly elections are scheduled for 2023 in the Tripura state.

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Bhupender Yadav, India’s Environment Minister, Leads the Indian Delegation at the COP-15 Conference on Desertification

  • The Indian delegation landed in Abidjan, Cote D Ivoire, for the UNCCD COP15, led by Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Bhupender Yadav.
  • The Indian team, led by Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Bhupender Yadav, arrived in Abidjan, Cote D Ivoire. The purpose of the arrival was the UN Convention on Combating Desertification’s 15th Conference of Parties (UNCCD COP15).
  • The Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification held its fourteenth session in New Delhi, and India is the organization’s current president.
  • Despite the covid epidemic, during India’s presidency, it made significant contributions to bringing nations together to achieve the global goal of avoiding and reversing land degradation.
Bhupender Yadav

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