Top Headlines – Current Affairs May 1, 2021

Top Headlines – Current Affairs May 1, 2021

Top Events

  1. World Boxing Council of India Championship has been postponed amid Covid-19 surge.
  2. Indian army has inaugurated the first Green Solar Energy harnessing plant to harness renewable energy in North Sikkim
  3. Indian Navy has launched Operation Samundar Setu-II to augment the ongoing national mission for meeting the oxygen requirements.
  4. The Centre will provide additional Rs. 15000 crore to states in 2021-22 as an interest-free loan for capital expenditure, including Rs. 5000 crores if states undertake asset monetization and disinvestment of public sector enterprises.
  5. RBI will conduct the first special open market operation for the fiscal year 2022.
  6. Alstom delivers 100th locomotive to Railways in Rs.25000 crore deal
  7. 8 crore industries output reached at 32 months high of 6.8% growth in March 2021.

Appointments and Awards

  1. Tiktok names ByteDance CFO Shouze Chew as new CEO
  2. Mahesh Balasubramanian will be the new MD of Kotak Life Insurance.
  3. Suresh Agarwal will be MD and CEO of Kotak General Insurance.

Days to Remember

  1. April 30- Ayushman Bharat Diwas
  2. May 1- World Labour Day


  1. News representative Rohit Sardana passes away due to Covid-19
  2. Former Attorney General and Padma awardee Soli J Sorabjee passed away.

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