Daily Current Affairs May 06

Dear Champions, as you all know that a lot of competitive exams have been notified consequently. Candidates have to prepare themselves according to the level of competition and expectation of the Recruitment board. Regarding that one of the most important topic is Daily Current Affairs May 06. Current Affairs in the form of contemporary events of national & international play a crucial role in almost every competitive exams like Banking, Insurance, SSC, UPSC, TNPSC, Railway etc.

Current affairs are the most dynamic yet scoring among all sections and need to be prepared from the right source. Here, we cafunsta team, providing  Daily GK Updates, Current Affairs Questions, and Monthly  current affairs pdf.


May 06| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Important Days – Daily Current Affairs May 06

1. International No Diet Day was first celebrated on?
A) 1990
B) 2000
C) 1996
D) 1995
E) 1992
Answer: E) 1992

  • International No Diet Day 2022 is celebrated all over the world on 6 May.
  • In the year 1992, international No Diet Day was celebrated for the first time in UK by british lady Mary Evans.

2. World Hand Hygiene Day is celebrated on?
A) May 2
B) May 6
C) May 5
D) May 1
E) May 4
Answer: C) May 5

  • World Hand Hygiene Day celebrated annually on May 5.
  • WHO started a global campaign called “Save Lives: Clean Your Hands” in 2009.


  • Unite for safety: clean your hands

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs May 06

3. Which Bank tied up with ASAP to launch skill loans?
A) Canara Bank
B) Indian Bank
D) Punjab National Bank
E) Indian Overseas Bank
Answer: A) Canara Bank

  • Canara Bank has launched ‘skill loans’ in association with the Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP).
  • Loans ranging from ₹5,000 to ₹1.5 lakh can be availed of by students pursuing skill training programmes offered by ASAP Kerala or any other Central or State government-recognised agencies that conduct National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) or National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) courses.
  • The loan will be provided without any collateral and have a repayment period of three to seven years.
  • Students can also avail themselves of moratorium on repayment for the duration of the course and for an additional six months.
  • The loan was formally launched by Higher Education Minister R. Bindu in the presence of Canara Bank general manager and State Level Bankers’ Committee convener S. Premkumar.

Canara Bank:

Founded : 01/07/1906
HQ : Bangalore
MD & CEO : Lingam Venkat Prabhakar
Tagline : Together We Can

4. Mahindra tied up with J&K Bank for providing loans for ______?
A) Cars
B) Tractors
C) Bikes
D) Students
Answer: B) Tractors

  • Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has tied up with Jammu & Kashmir Bank to offer loans for tractors and farm machinery.
  • Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of Mahindra Group, has inked MoU with the lender in this regard.
  • As part of the partnership, J&K Bank will provide financing to prospective customers of Mahindra branded tractors and farm machinery via its branches in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Leh and Ladakh.
  • Through J&K Bank’s wide network, the company also aims to offer improved access to affordable credit through innovative and attractive financing solutions that will help farmers acquire the latest farm equipment to boost their yields.

Mahindra & Mahindra:

Founded : 02/10/1945
HQ : Mumbai
Chairman : Anand Mahindra
MD & CEO : Dr.Anish Shah

Jammu & Kashmir Bank:

Founded : 01/10/1938
HQ : Srinagar
MD & CEO : Baldev Prakash
Tagline : Serving to Empower

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs May 06

5. Who among the following signed MoU with PaschimBanga Society of Skill Development?
A) Ajio
B) Snapdeal
C) Amazon
D) Flipkart
E) Meesho
Answer: D) Flipkart

  • Flipkart, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PaschimBanga Society of Skill Development (PBSSD), Technical Education, Training & Skill Development Department, Government of West Bengal to impart relevant industry training and knowledge to help create a pool of skilled supply chain operations talent in the state.
  • Under Flipkart’s Supply Chain Operations Academy programme, the partnership will train the local youth of West Bengal in an online or digital format free of cost.
  • After completing the course and assessment, successful candidates will be given an opportunity to do an On-the-Job-Training (“OJT”) at a Flipkart facility for 45 days as trainees at a stipend INR 17,500.
  • The certificate of training (Joint Certification) will be given to successful candidates by the West Bengal State Council of Technical & Vocational Education and Skill Development (WBSCVET & SD) under the control of the Technical Education, Training & Skill Development (TET & SD) Department along with Flipkart.
  • Flipkart launched the Supply Chain Operations Academy (SCOA) in 2021 to impart skill training.
  • The Flipkart programme aims to certify over 4,000 individuals in the first year by offering 15 days of online training and 45 days of on-the-job training at its supply chain facilities.
  • This is Flipkart’s commitment to providing relevant industry training and knowledge to help create a pool of skilled supply chain operations talent in the country.
  • The programme has been designed to impart knowledge on various facets of the e-commerce supply chain, including the roles within the supply chain, soft skills,safety and compliance know-how.


Founded : 2007
HQ : Bangalore
CEO : Kalyan Krishnamurthy

6. Which General Insurance launched Tata AIG Criti-Medicare health policy?
A) Tata AIG General Insurance
B) ICICI Prudential General Insurance
C) Reliance General Insurance
D) AckoGeneral Insurance
E) ShriramGeneral Insurance
Answer: A) Tata AIG General Insurance

  • Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited has announced the launch of Tata AIG Criti-Medicare, a health insurance plan offering coverage for up to 100 critical illnesses and hospital cash benefits.
  • Looking at the high probability of falling into the trap of lifestyle diseases today and the hardship individuals undergo, Tata AIG General Insurance has conceptualised and launched Tata AIG Criti-Medicare to offer extensive financial protection in times of unexpected and serious medical ailments.
  • Tata AIG Criti-Medicare guarantees 3 times of sum assured and 70% waiver of premium in case of any critical illness.
  • Criti-Medicare offers various coverages under four sections–critical illness, cancer 360 degree indemnity, hospital cash, wellsurance benefit (optional).
  • It offers two plans– Smart Century Premier Plan (100 Critical Illness) and Smart Half Century Plan (50 Critical Illness), which pay a lump sum amount if the insured person is diagnosed with any of the listed critical illnesses.

Tata AIG General Insurance:

Founded : 2001
HQ : Mumbai
CEO : Neelesh Garg

7. Which Life Insurance will offer flexi-cap fund with Ulip plans?
A) Max Life Insurance
B) Exide Life Insurance
C) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
D) Aegon Life Insurance
E) Kotak Life Insurance
Answer: C) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance

  • Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance has announced the launch of Bajaj Allianz Flexi Cap Fund, which will be available with all the major unit-linked insurance products (Ulips) offered by the company.
  • As per the life insurance company, the fund will provide investors with the opportunity to diversify their portfolio across market cap segments, in turn focusing on the diversification of assets.
  • Bajaj Allianz Flexi Cap Fund plans to focus on new-age businesses and emerging sectors, as well as companies that are leveraging technology and prioritizing digital adoption.
  • The fund will have a diversified portfolio with allocation across market caps like large, mid and small cap segments.
  • The fund will also look to invest in some of the new-age companies, which are embracing technologies with digital adoption in their business models, and in other growth-oriented companies.

Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance:

Founded : 2001
HQ : Pune
CEO : TarunChugh

Books and Authors – Daily Current Affairs May 06

8. ‘Editor Missing: The Media in Today’s India’ book published by?
A) Pan Macmillan India
B) Jaico Publications
C) Rupa Publications
D) Arihant Books
E) Harper Collins
Answer: E) Harper Collins

  • Book – Editor Missing: The Media in Today’s India
  • Author – Ruben Banerjee
  • Publisher – HarperCollins
  • The publication of the first book evaluating the current state of the Indian media.

Appointments – Daily Current Affairs May 06

9. Subodh Kumar Singh got additional charge of which of the following organization?
Answer: B) FCI



Food Corporation of India
Founded : 14/01/1965
HQ : New Delhi

10. BSE Ebix Appointedwho among the following as CEO & Managing Director?
A) Parag Agarwal
B) Nikesh Arora
C) Sanjay Mehrota
D) Sachin Seth
E) Arvind Krishna
Answer: D) Sachin Seth

  • BSE Ebix Insurance Broking Private Limited (BSE Ebix), a joint venture of BSE and Ebix Singapore Pte Ltd announced today that Sachin Seth has been appointed as CEO and MD of BSE Ebix.
  • The company is focused on the distribution of insurance products by combining the physical presence of PoSPs(Point of Sales Person) with an omnichannel digital channel.
  • Seth joins BSE Ebix from Ernst & Young LLP (EY) where he was responsible in setting up and growing the digital and fintech practice for EY’s Financial Services Division since 2016.
  • Prior to EY, Sachin spent more than a decade with IBM consulting in a similar domain, as an executive director.

Science and Technology – Daily Current Affairs May 06

11. SJVN bags contract for 30 MW wind-solar hybrid project worth how many crores?
A) Rs 195 crore
B) Rs 198 crore
C) Rs 197 crore
D) Rs 196 crore
E) Rs 159 crore
Answer: A) Rs 195 crore

  • Government-owned SJVN won a contract worth Rs 195 crore for setting up of its maiden wind-solar hybrid project with 30 MW generation capacity.
  • Company has bagged its first-ever 30 MW wind-solar hybrid project through a tender floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd (SECI).
  • The project was bagged through a tariff-based competitive bidding process for providing electricity at the rate of Rs 2.54 per unit on the build, own and operate basis, adding that the tentative cost for construction and development of the project is Rs 195 crore.
  • The project is expected to generate 79 MUs (Million Units) in the first year, and on a cumulative basis, approximately 1,860 MUs would be generated over a period of 25 years.
  • SJVN will sign a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with SECI for 25 years.

12. Who among the following inked pact with CUHP?
A) SpaceX
Answer: C) ISRO

  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and the Central University of Himachal Pradesh (CUHP), Dharamshala, for cooperation in the areas of Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Astronomy and Astrophysics.
  • The MoU was signed by Shantanu Bhatawdekar, Scientific Secretary, ISRO and Prof.Sat Prakash Bansal, Vice-Chancellor CUHP.
  • Continuous analysis of the collision threats posed by growing number of space objects is essential to safeguard Indian space assets.
  • Reliable Indian space activities require tracking and monitoring these objects with the help of observational facilities.
  • This leads to mounting interest in Space Situational Awareness and need for capabilities to track and monitor not just the operational satellites but the non-functional uncontrolled space debris.
  • This MoU will pave the way for future collaborations between ISRO and CUHP in establishing the observational facilities specifically ground based optical sensors for space object tracking, deep space exploration, R&D related to astrophysics and Near Earth Objects (NEO).


Indian Space Research Organisation
Founded : 15/08/1969
HQ : Bengaluru
Chairman : SreedharaPanickerSomanath

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs May 06

13. ‘North Tech Symposium 2022’ began in which of the following state/UT; Army says focus on identifying new technologies?
A) Haryana
B) Ladakh
C) Jammu and Kashmir
D) Punjab
E) Rajasthan
Answer: C) Jammu and Kashmir

  • The Northern Command of the Indian Army began a two-day symposium in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district to identify cutting-edge technologies it needed for solving operational challenges.
  • General Officer Commanding in Chief (GoC-In-C), Northern Command, Lieutenant General UpendraDwivedi said the seminar will pave the way to identify suitable technologies and products for subsequent trials and inductions into the command.
  • The Ministry of Defence has set a target for indigenous defence manufacturing of items worth USD 25 billion, including an export target of USD 5 billion, by 2025.

Jammu and Kashmir:

Capital: Srinagar(May-Oct),Jammu (Nov-Apr)
Lt Governor: Manoj Sinha
Language : Kashmiri,Dogri,Urdu,Hindi,English
National Park : Kazinag National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Gulmarg WLS
Ramsar Site : Surinsar-Mansar Lakes
Tiger Reserve : –
Power Station : Salal Hydro Electric Power Plant
Dams : Baglihar Dam in Chenab River
RRB :EllaquaiDehati Bank (State Bank of India), J&K Grameen Bank (J&K Bank Ltd.)

14. _____ One District One Product Brands under the PMFME scheme of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries?
A) 10
B) 6
C) 5
D) 3
E) 4
Answer: D) 3

  • Shri. Pashupati Kumar Paras, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries in presence of Sh. Prahlad Singh Patel, MoS (FPI) Smt. Anita Praveen, Secretary, MoFPI, and Senior Officials from the Ministry and NAFED launched Three One District One Product (ODOP) brands under the Pradhan MantriFormalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme in New Delhi.
  • The Ministry of Food Processing Industries has signed an agreement with NAFED for developing 10 brands of selected 20 ODOPs under the branding and marketing component of the PMFME scheme.
  • Out of these, 7 ODOP Brands and 9 Products have been successfully launched in collaboration with NAFED, These include:
  • Brand – Cori Gold; District/State: Kota, Rajasthan Product: Coriander Powder,
  • Brand – Makhana King; District/State: Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur from Bihar, Product: Plain and ChatpataMakhana,
  • Brand – Dilli Bakes (District/State: Delhi, Product: Cookies and Rusk),
  • Brand – Amrit Phal (District/State: Gurgaon, Haryana Product: Amla Juice),
  • Brand – Madhumantra (District/State: Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh,Product: Multiflora Honey),
  • Brand – Somdana (District/State: Thane, Maharashtra,Product: Millet Flour)
  • Brand – Kashmiri Mantra (District/State: Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir Product: Red Chilli Powder).
  • Out of the 7 ODOP Brands, the Brand Dilli Bakes was launched in October 2021 in New Delhi followed by the Brand Makhana King launched in January 2022 in Patna.
  • The remaining 5 Brands were also launched in January 2022 in New Delhi.
  • 7 ODOP Brands and 9 Products, 3 ODOP Brands and 5 Products namely Madhurmithas, Anaras, Pind Se and two products Masala Paste and Lemon Honey under the newly developed brands Kashmiri Mantra and Madhumantra respectively were successfully launched.

15. Sagarmala programme enhanced to how many lakh crore?
A) Rs 6.4 lakh crores
B) Rs 5.6 lakh crores
C) Rs 5.5 lakh crores
D) Rs 6.6 lakh crores
E) Rs 6.5 lakh crores
Answer: E) Rs 6.5 lakh crores

  • The Shipping Ministry has increased the number of projects under the SagarmalaProgramme to 1537, taking the total worth to Rs 6.5 lakh crores.
  • This decision was taken at the National Sagarmala Apex Committee (NSAC) meeting.
  • The new Sagarmala programme will also enhance the emphasis on holistic development of coastal areas.
  • There are currently 802 projects worth Rs 5.5 lakh crores under Sagarmala program targeted to be executed by 2035.
  • 202 projects worth Rs 99,281 crores have been completed under the Sagarmala program till now.

Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways:

Union Minister : SarbanandaSonowal(Rajya Sabha MP,Assam)
Minister of State : Shripad Yesso Naik(North Goa), Shantanu Thakur (Bangaon,WestBengal)

Over All Review

Important Days

  • International No Diet Day 2022.
  • World Hand Hygiene Day 2022.

Banking and Finance 

  • Canara Bank ties up with ASAP to launch skill loans.
  • Mahindra ties up with J&K Bank for tractor, farm equipment loans.

Business And Economy

  • Flipkart signs MoU with PaschimBanga Society of Skill Development.
  • Tata AIG General Insurance launches Tata AIG Criti-Medicare health policy.
  • Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance to offer flexi-cap fund with Ulip plans.

Books and Authors

  • HarperCollins announces the publication of ‘Editor Missing: The Media in Today’s India’ by Ruben Banerjee.


  • Subodh Kumar Singh gets additional charge of FCI.
  • BSE Ebix Appoints Sachin Seth as CEO & Managing Director.

Science and Technology

  • SJVN bags contract for 30 MW wind-solar hybrid project worth Rs 195 cr.
  • ISRO inks pact with CUHP.

National Affairs

  • ‘North Tech Symposium 2022’ begins in J-K; Army says focus on identifying new technologies.
  • Three One District One Product Brands and Five Products launched under the PMFME scheme of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
  • Sagarmala programme enhanced to Rs 6.5 lakh crore.


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