May, 2023 Team    Current Affairs    Total Views: 35    Posted: Jun 5, 2023   Updated: Sep 19, 2023

May Current Affairs 2023



  • From 31 March to 29 May 2023
  • Winner: Chennai Super Kings (Record 5th title)
  • Runner-up: Gujarat Titans
  • Most valuable player: Shubman Gill (Gujarat Titans)
  • Most runs: Shubman Gill
  • Most wickets: Mohammed Shami (Gujarat Titans).
  • Final played at: Narendra Modi Stadium
  • Player of the final match: Devon Conway (CSK)

Main features of New Parliament Building

  • Foundation stone: 10.12.2020
  • Inauguration: 28.05.2023
  • A “Platinum-rated Green Building” with about 65,000 sq m built-up area, which will be divyang friendly.
  • The triangular shape ensures the optimum utilisation of space.
  • A larger Lok Sabha hall (888 seats) based on the peacock theme (India’s national bird) and a larger Rajya Sabha hall (384 seats) based on the lotus theme (India’s national flower).
  • The Lok Sabha may accommodate up to 1,272 seats for joint sessions of Parliament.
  • It is designed by architect Bimal Patel and constructed by Tata Projects Ltd.

UNESCO world press freedom prize 2023

  • Niloofar Hamedi,
  • Elaheh Mohammadi and
  • Narges Mohammadi

Laureus World Sports Awards

Award Winner
World Sportsman of the Year Award Lionel Messi
World Sportswoman of the Year Award Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
World Team of the Year Award Argentina Men’s Football Team
World Breakthrough of the Year Award Carlos Alcaraz
World Comeback of the Year Award Christian Eriksen
World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award Catherine Debrunner
World Action Sportsperson of the Year Award Eileen Gu
Laureus Sport for Good Award TeamUp

2023 World Press Freedom Index:

1: Norway  

2: Ireland  

3: Denmark  

24: France  

26: United Kingdom

 45: United States  

68: Japan  

92: Brazil  

95: Nepal

135: Sri Lanka

150: Pakistan

161: India  

136: Algeria  

179: China  

180: North Korea 

Full list of Cannes 2023 winners

  • Palme d’Or: Anatomy Of A Fall, directed by Justine Triet
  • Grand Prix: The Zone Of Interest Director: Jonathan Glazer
  • Jury Prize: Fallen Leaves, directed by Aki Kaurismaki
  • Best Director: Tran Anh Hung for The Pot-Au-Feu
  • Best Screenplay: Monster, written by Yuji Sakamoto
  • Best Actress: Merve Dizdar, About Dry Grasses
  • Best Actor: Kōji Yakusho, Perfect Days
  • Camera d’Or: Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell, directed by Thien An Pham
  • Short Film Palme d’Or: 27, directed by Flóra Anna Buda
  • Queer Palm: Monster
  • Honorary Palme d’Or: Michael Douglas

IIFA Awards 2023

  • Best Picture – Drishyam 2
  • Best Director – R Madhavan, Rocketry: The Nambi Effect
  • Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male) – Hrithik Roshan, Vikram Vedha
  • Best Performance in a Leading (Female) – Alia Bhatt, Gangubai Kathiawadi
  • Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Male) – Anil Kapoor, JugJugg Jiyo
  • Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Female) – Mouni Roy, Brahmastra Part One: Shiva
  • Best Debut (Male) – Babil Khan, Qala and Shantanu Maheshwari, Gangubai Kathiawadi
  • Best Debut (Female) – Khushalii Kumar, Dhokha: Round D Corner
  • Best Playback Singer (Male) – Arijit Singh, Kesariya, Brahmastra Part One: Shiva
  • Best Playback Singer (Female) – Shreya Ghoshal, Rasiya, Brahmastra Part One: Shiva
  • Best Music – Pritam Chakraborty, Brahmastra Part One: Shiva
  • Best Lyrics – Amitabh Bhattacharya, Kesariya, Brahmastra Part One: Shiva
  • Best Story Original – Jasmeet K Reen and Parveez Sheikh, Darlings
  • Best Story Adapted – Aamil Keeyan Khan and Abhishek Pathak, Drishyam 2
  • Outstanding Achievement in Regional Cinema – Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza, Ved
  • Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema – Kamal Haasan
  • Outstanding Achievement for Fashion in Cinema – Manish Malhotra

Important Days of May 2023

  • 1 May 2023: International Labour Day, Workers’ Day, Maharashtra Day

  • 2 May 2023 (1st Tuesday): World Asthma Day

  • 3 May 2023: Press Freedom Day

  • 4 May 2023: International Firefighters Day, Coal Miners’ Day

  • 7 May 2023: World Athletics Day

  • 7 May 2023 (1st Sunday): World Laughter Day

  • 8 May 2023: World Red Cross Day, World Thalassemia Day

  • 11 May 2023: National Technology Day

  • 12 May 2023: International Nurses Day

  • 14 May 2023 (2nd Sunday): Mother’s Day

  • 15 May 2023: International Day of the Family

  • 17 May 2023: World Telecommunication Day, World Hypertension Day

  • 22 May 2023: International Day for Biological Diversity

  • 24 May 2023: Commonwealth Day

  • 31 May 2023: Anti-tobacco Day

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