1. World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Celebrations On 17th May 2019
2. World Hypertension Day Celebrations On 17th May 2019
3. ICGS Vigraha Decommissioned From Services After 29 Years
4. ICC World Cup 2019: First Time Every Team Will Have Anti-corruption Officer
5. Lokpal first-ever website launched (www.lokpal.gov.in)
6. US, France, Japan, and Australia conduct their first naval exercise in Asia
7. China has blocked all the language editions of the online encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
8. Austria has banned headscarf in primary schools
9. United States Department of Energy (DOE) has created 100% recyclable plastic
10. The United States, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to protect the US computer networks from foreign adversaries.
11. Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Election Commission stops campaigning in West Bengal on 16th May at 10 PM using Article 324
12. Taiwan Expo 2019 begins on 16th May in Delhi
13. International Day of Light Celebrations On 16th May 2019
14. International Day of Living Together in Peace celebrated on 16th May 2019
15. Kailash Manasarovar Yatra to begin from 8th June 2019