19 May (Friday)
Vedic Ritu/ Vasant (Spring)
Drik Ritu : Grishma (Summer)
पक्ष :: Krishnapaksh
Vikram Samvat – 2080
Shaka Samvat – 1945
Month : Jyeshta 14, (Purnimanta)
Vaishaka 29, (Amanta)
:Bharani (up to 7:29 am)Krithika
Tithi: Amavasya (up to 9:23 pm) Pratipada
Rahu 10:44 AM – 12:23 PM
Yamaganda 03:41 PM – 05:19 PM

FAMOUS INVENTIONS: https://youtu.be/NDSkQlzUQhk


  1. President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday appointed Prashant Kumar Mishra, the chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh high court, as a judge of the Supreme Court.
  2. PM Modi will inaugurate the newly-constructed Parliament building on May 28. The new Parliament building can comfortably seat 888 members in the Lok Sabha chamber and 300 in the Rajya Sabha chamber.
  3. Ending days of suspense, the Congress central leadership earlier on Thursday announced that Siddaramaiah would be the chief minister, while state party chief D K Shivakumar would be his only deputy.
    • The governor invited Siddaramaiah to take oath as chief minister and Shivakumar as deputy chief minister along with their team members at 12.30 pm on May 20 at Kanteerava stadium.
  4. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge has extended the invitation to several chief ministers and party leaders and personally invited them to the event of CM oath Ceremony.
    • He has invited
    • Tamil Nadu : CM K Stalin,
    • WB: CM Mamata Banerjee,
    • Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar
    • Jharkhand: CM Hemant Soren.
    • NCP chief Sharad Pawar, former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray & J&K National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah.
  5. Minister of State SPS Baghel moved from law ministry to health ministry. Decision taken hours after Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju was shifted as Earth Sciences Minister.
  6. Rajasthan Bikaner MP and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal was on 18 May appointed as Law Minister with independent charge.
  7. A head of the Lok Sabha elections slated for next year, the BJP leadership will be reaching out to the masses to mark the completion of nine years of the PM Modi-led government at the Centre. Along with several mass contact programmes and other events, the BJP’s outreach initiatives will also include public rallies to be addressed by Prime Minister Modi covering Rajasthan.
  8. Maharashtra’s Tulja Bhavani temple bans ‘indecent’ dress, does U-turn: No restrictions have been imposed on devotees visiting the temple for darshan or puja,” a circular or notice signed by the local tehsildar (revenue official), who is an ex-officio member of the temple management committee issued.
  9. Haryana’s home and health minister Anil Vij on Thursday ordered overweight police personnel be transferred to the police lines till they become fit again.
  10. Air India has opened bookings for its non-stop daily Amritsar-Mumbai flight service beginning on May 20.
  11. The Supreme Court refuses to overturn Patna High Court order suspending caste survey in Bihar. Patna High Court had directed state government to immediately stop caste-based survey, and ensure that data already collected are secured and not shared with anybody till final orders are passed.
  12. PM Modi laid the foundation stone and dedicate several railway projects worth over 8,000 crore rupees in Odisha on thursday via video conferencing. PM flagged off the Vande Bharat Express between Puri and Howrah.
  13. PM Modi will virtually attend the inaugural function of Khelo India University games in Lucknow on 25th May.
  14. Former Union minister and the BJP’s Ambala MP Rattan Lal Kataria passed away on Thursday after a brief illness. He was 71.


  1. Former NCB officer Sameer Wankhede did not appear for questioning before the CBI on Thursday in connection with a case of alleged demand of Rs 25-crore bribe from superstar.
  2. Supreme Court on Thursday expressed serious concern over the death of three cheetahs translocated from South Africa and Namibia to Kuno National Park of Madhya Pradesh in less than two months and asked the Centre to rise above politics and consider shifting them to Rajasthan.
  3. Mystery shrouds death of Assam’s ‘Lady Singham’ Junmoni Rabha as video, audio clips go viral:
    Two days after a woman sub-inspector of Assam police, who was embroiled in several controversies, was killed in a “road accident”, an audio clip of a purported constable went viral on social media claiming that she was tortured by her colleagues before death.
  4. Bihar ex-CM and RJD’s Rabri Devi was questioned by Enforcement Directorate for about five hours in connection with the land-for-jobs scam case on Thursday.
  5. The supporters of Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and Congress leader Sachin Pilot clashed during an office-bearers’ meeting in Ajmer on Thursday.
  6. Supreme Court issued notice to Enforcement Directorate on former Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain’s plea seeking bail in a money laundering case against him.


$ USD ₹.82.75
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GDP rate (2023)
: 6.15%
Inflation rate: 5.66%
Population: 141.81 cr (17.7% of the total world population).
Unemployment: 7.8%

BSE Sensex: 61,431.74 −128.90 (0.21%)🔻

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Rates in Financial Capital Mumbai
GOLD: ₹ 61,800/10gm (24 krt)
SILVER: ₹ 74,800/KG


PETROL : ₹ 97/Ltr
DIESEL : ₹ 90/Ltr
CNG : ₹ 74/Ltr
LPG : ₹ 1103/14.2 Kg


PETROL: ₹ 107/Ltr
DIESEL: ₹ 95/Ltr
Auto Gas: ₹ 60/Ltr
CNG: ₹ 79/Ltr
LPG: ₹ 1103/14.2 Kg

  1. Farmers to get over Rs.1 Lakh Crore subsidy for fertilizers for Kharif Season this year; No hike in prices.
  2. The World Economic Situation and Prospects report released by the United Nations has reposed its faith in the Indian economy. The report said that India is expected to grow by 5.8 percent in 2023 and 6.7 percent in 2024.
  3. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently told banks and other regulated entities to ensure a complete transition away from the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR). The rate is calculated and will continue to be published each day by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).


  1. Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walked the Cannes Film Festival red carpet at the screening of ‘Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny’. The actress was dressed in a black gown with a giant silver hood that extended into a train.The outfit is from the Cannes Capsule Collection of Sophie Couture.
  2. The Supreme Court on Thursday lifted a ban imposed by the West Bengal Government on the screening of the movie ‘The Kerala Story’ and asked it to ensure safety of moviegoers in the state.
  3. Twitter owner Elon Musk on Thursday said that verified Twitter Blue subscribers can now upload videos that are up to two hours long. As per Twitter, the video file size limit has also been increased from 2GB to 8GB. Earlier longer video upload was only possible from the web, however, now it will also be possible through the iOS app.
  4. The ban on the game app Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) is set to be lifted for three months after temporary clearance, It was banned after Indian authorities noticed that its server was interacting with Chinese servers.
  5. YouTube has announced that it is bringing 30-second unskippable ads on connected TVs. Instead of seeing two 15-second ads consecutively, viewers will now see one 30-second ad. The feature is arriving along with new ‘Pause’ ads on connected TV devices, which will allow advertisers to showcase their brand when a video is paused.


  1. Indian Navy aids in search & rescue after chinese vessel sinks with 39 onboard: Indian Navy said that in a swift humanitarian action on May 17, it deployed its Air MR assets in Southern Indian Ocean Region, in response to sinking of a Chinese Fishing Vessel Lu Peng Yuan Yu 028 with 39 crew members onboard. The crew includes nationals from China, Indonesia and Philippines. The Navy carried out multiple searches despite adverse weather.
  2. India has extended a hand of friendship to the people of Myanmar affected by Cyclone Mocha. External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar said three Indian Navy ships carrying relief material reached Yangon under OPERATION KARUNA.
  3. Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane and US Under Secretary of Defence for Policy Dr Colin Kahl co-chaired the 17th meeting of India-US Defence Policy Group (DPG) in Washington DC on 17 May.
  4. INDIA IN TALKS WITH THE US, FRANCE FOR FIGHTER JET ENGINES: Discussions are going on with the US for the General Electric (GE) engines for the TEJAS MK-2, while the French proposal is for a high-powered engine for the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA).


  1. PM Modi will embark on a three-nation tour of Japan, Papua New Guinea, and Australia 19 May morning. On the first leg of his tour, the PM will attend G7 Summit in Japan at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
  2. India plans to launch an unmanned mission and send a female robot in the first and second missions, respectively, preceding the Gaganyaan human space-flight programme by the end of 2023 or in 2024, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said.
  3. A US court has approved the extradition of Tahawwur Rana, a Canadian businessman of Pakistani descent, to India where he is sought for his involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
  4. US pharma major Pfizer has temporarily suspended the sale and distribution of its life-saving antibiotics – Magnex, Zosyn, Magnamycin injections and Magnex Forte. The action was taken after Pfizer’s contract manufacturer in India, Astral SteriTech, reported certain deviations observed in the manufacturing process. These antibiotics are used to treat infections in critically ill patients in ICUs.
  5. India and the European Union will coordinate their policies with regards to the strategic semiconductor sector, with the aim of concluding a Memorandum of Understanding by September 2023.


  1. US Supreme Court ruled that Twitter, Facebook and Google shouldn’t be held liable by victims of “terrorist” attacks for postings that endorsed ISIS. The verdict is in favour of tech platforms that have faced lawsuits from critics who allege they should be held legally responsible for societal harms.
  2. Billionaire real estate investor Sam Zell, who called himself ‘the Grave Dancer’ for his bets on distressed assets, has died aged 81 due to complications from a recent illness.
  3. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife visited Japan for the G7 Summit, where Sunak secured a new “Hiroshima Accord” aimed at enhancing UK-Japan collaboration in economics, security, and technology.



(a) Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore,

65th Match
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 8 wkts

SRH – 186/5 (20)
RCB – 187/2 (19.2)

Player of the Match
Virat Kohli

Most hundreds in the IPL:
6 – Chris Gayle
6 – Virat Kohli
5 – Jos Buttler

(b) 19 May, Friday
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals
66th Match at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

  1. Congress leader Randeep Surjewala met wrestlers protesting against the alleged sexual harassment by WFI chief Brij Bhushan Singh on Thursday at Jantar Mantar.
  2. Tennis legend Rafael Nadal pulled out of the French Open due of a hip injury that has sidelined him from the game since January. Nadal also said that he expects 2024 to be the final season of his career.


MANIPUR : Imphal
Districts 16
Governr : Anusuiya Uikey
CM : N. Biren Singh (BJPBird Syrmaticus humiaeb
Flower : Shirui lily
Mammal : Sangai


India is a subcontinent located in South of Asian continent. It is considered a subcontinent because it covers an expansive area of land that includes the Himalayan region in the north, the Gangetic Plain as well as the plateau region in the south

😀Thought of the day

Good or bad, it all depends on our outlook toward a situation.


Teacher : why are you late?

student : because of the sign on the road.

Teacher : what type of sign?
India is a subcontinent located in South of Asian continent. It is considered a subcontinent because it covers an expansive area of land that includes the Himalayan region in the north, the Gangetic Plain as well as the plateau region in the south

student : the sign that says, “school ahead, go slow.”



Nails grow because the cells are constantly being produced” — just like the majority of cells in our body constantly churn out fresh, new versions of themselves,” Meyer told Live Science.

As keratin cells form at the root, they’re slowly pushed forward by newly-formed cells jostling for space behind them. Edged out from beneath the skin and into the open, the older cells flatten and harden to form the tough shield of the nail plate. “Continuous division of matrix cells pushes the nail plate forward over the nail bed at a rate of about 3 millimeters [0.1 inches] per month for fingernails, and 1 millimeter [0.04 inches] per month for toenails.

LEARN Sanskrit🙏🏻

गिर्योः मध्ये सूर्योदयः शोभते। (The sun looks beautiful (nice) between the two hills.)


How can we stop getting angry?

  1. Think before you speak.
  2. Once you’re calm, express your concerns.
  3. Get some exercise/Meditation
  4. Take a timeout. Identify possible solutions.
    or to release tension.

There are many common triggers for anger, such as losing your patience, feeling as if your opinion or efforts aren’t appreciated, and injustice. Other causes of anger include memories of traumatic or enraging events and worrying about personal problems

💁🏻‍♂‍ GK TODAY

PDF stands for the Portable Document Format, used to display documents in an electronic form independent of the software


Nana Saheb (19 May 1824 – 1859), born as Dhondu Pant, was an Indian Peshwa of the Maratha empire, aristocrat and fighter, who led the rebellion in Cawnpore (Kanpur) during the 1857 uprising.


Once in a blue moon


Hinder x Aid Help


Misfortune ~ hardship


(Kindly inform, if given info is differ from actual facts🙏🏻)

Yajnavalkya Smriti refers fourteen sources of knowledge. They are – the Vedas (Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda and Atharvaveda), Vedangas (Shikaha, Kalpa, Vyakarana, Nirukta, Chanda and Jyotisha), Purana, Nyaya, Meemamsa and Dharmashastra.


(Note: These home tips followed in villages/ancient traditions, it is up to you to use it or not🙏🏻)


Mix 2 teaspoons of honey with equal quantity of ginger juice. The concoction helps to expectorate mucus, providing relief for the common cold, coughs and sore throat. Eat, before breakfast, half a cup of cooked beets if you suffer from chronic constipation or indigestion.

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