- On 22nd May, 2016, an application was launched which will provide information about 250 birds found in ‘vasai’ region in Maharashtra.
- Kiran Bedi has been appointed as new Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry on 22nd May, 2016.
- P.M Narendra Modi inspected a ‘guard of honor’ at Mehrabad airport in Tehran on 22nd May, 2016.
- India launched its first reusable launch vehicle (RLV) on 23rd May, 2016.
- Vesak day(Full moon day in May) was celebrated on 21st may, 2016 by floating sky lanterns in Borobudur temple in Magelang, central Java, Indonesia.
- French Prime Minister Manuel Valls visited Israel for peace plan on 22nd May, 2016.
- Australian Government had declared that they would contribute $5,00,000 to UNICEF for humanitarian assistance.
- U.S President Barack Obama arrived Vietnam for trading partnerships on 23rd may, 2016.
- I, Daniel blake directed by British director Ken Loach won the Palme d’Or for the best Picture Film festival on 22nd May, 2016.
- ‘Anurag thakur’ has been appointed as a new BCCI president on 21st May, 2016.
- ‘Armaan Ebrahim’ with his Sri Lankan teammate ‘Dilantha Malagamuwa’ has finished his second race in the ‘Lamborghini blancpain Super Trofeo Asia’ series on 22nd May, 2016.
- Jorge Lorenzo’ defeated ‘Marc Marquez’ and won the Italian MotoGP on 22nd May, 2016.
- ‘Stan Wawrinka’ defeated ‘Marin Cilic’ in the Geneva clay-court final on 21st May, 2016.
- ‘Neeraj Chopra’ has won silver medal in javelin throw at the ‘zygmunta Szelesta’ international athletics on 21st May, 2016.
- ‘Jeetu Rai’ has achieved fourth position in 50-metre free pistol in the ‘shooting World Cup’ on 22nd May, 2016.
- Sri ‘Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy’ defeated ‘Eleni kordolaimi’ of greece in the semifinals of the $10,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in ‘Sharm El Sheikh’, Egypt.
- Denmark defeated Indonesia in the Thomas Cup final on 22nd May, 2016.
- Retirement body fund EPFO is working on a proposal to consider housing scheme for its members.
- Godrej Group is planning a ‘growth plan’ and increase its size to $10billion dollar by 2020.
Science And Technology News:-
- Researches of New South Wales University have invented a new solar cell configuration which has unfocused sunlight energy conversion efficiency of 34.5 %.
- As per the recent report of science journal millions of genetically modified mosquitoes are about to be released in the Grand Cayman island in order to prevent Zika virus.
- As per the Nature Communication’s study,1.56 billion year old fossils of an organism have been found which might be the earliest multicellular life form.
- NASA researchers have found the geology of Antarctica and Southern Ocean by using the satellite radar and sea surface temperature.
Arts, Culture And Awards News:-
- Former drummer Nick Menza died after collapsing on stage during performance in Southern California on 22nd May, 2016.
- Actor Elvis Presley’s guitar went the auction for $3,34000 in New york on 22nd May, 2016.
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