Current Affairs May 4 – Top Headlines

Current Affairs May 4 – Top Headlines

Top Events

  1. Prime Minister Modi to hold a virtual Summit with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
  2. Former Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera announced retirement from international cricket.
  3. WIPRO regained its position as the 3rd largest Indian IT service by market capitalization of Rs. 2.65 trillion by suppressing HCL technologies’ Rs. 2.62 trillion market cap.
  4. RBI imposed a monetary penalty of Rs. 3 crore on ICICI Bank for “contravention of certain directions issued by RBI on “Prudential Norms for Classification, valuation and operation of Investment Portfolio” by Banks.
  5. Indian Bank signed an MOU with BSNL to provide seamless telecom services to the Indian Bank at competitive market rates.
  6. ICMR to get a royalty from the sale of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.

Appointments and Awards

  1. The Japanese government awarded the “Order of The Rising Sun” to a Bengaluru-based Japanese teacher, Shyamala Ganesh.
  2. Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant, a former Supreme Court judge, has been appointed as the Acting Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission with effect from April 25.
  3. DMK MK Stalin will be sworn in as chief minister of Tamil Nadu.

Days to remember

  1. May 4- International Firefighters Day
  2. May 4- Coal Miners day


  1. Film and TV actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal passed away.
  2. Kerela Congress Supremo R. Balakrishna Pillai passed away.
  3. “Bhishma Pitama” of Kota, V.K. Bansal passes away.

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