Today Top Current Affairs 2 & 3 May 2021
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Indian Navy launches Operation Samudra Setu-II
Indian Navy has begun an Operation named Samudra Setu-II in order to make Speedy Shipment of Oxygen-filled Containers to India From Other countries amid COVID-19.
- Indian Naval ships will help with the shipment of liquid medical oxygen-filled cryogenic containers and associated medical equipment.
Operation Samudra Setu:
Prior to this, the Indian Navy launched Operation Samudra Setu in 2020 and repatriated over 4,000 from the Maldives, Sri Lanka, and Iran.
Anand Mahindra launches Oxygen on Wheels Project in Maharashtra
On 1st May 2021, The Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra has introduced a project named ‘Oxygen on Wheels’. it aims to help in easing the transportation of oxygen from producing plants to hospitals and homes during oxygen shortage.
- Mahindra has rolled almost 70 Bolero pickup trucks in order to provide oxygen to hospitals and homes and trucks will also deliver oxygen cylinders.
Vaishali Hiwase as 1st woman Commanding Officer for road project along border with China
Vaishali S Hiwase has been appointed as a woman officer to command a Road Construction Company (RCC) tasked to provide connectivity in a high-altitude area along the India-China border. Her appointment was done by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO).
About the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) –
Director-General: Lt. Gen. Rajeev Chaudhary
Founded: 7 May 1960
Headquarters: New Delhi
Actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal passed away at 52
The famous Actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal has passed away at the age of 52. he was suffering from Covid-19 complications. he has worked as a popular character in many films, TV shows, and web series.
- He made his debut in 2003 and played a role in various films such as Page 3, Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year, Aarakshan, Murder 2, 2 States, and The Ghazi Attack among others.
- As a TV actor, he worked in shows like Diya Aur Baati Hum, Yeh Hai Chahatein, Dil Hi Toh Hai, and Anil Kapoor’s 24.
Sitar maestro Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri Passes Away at 85
Sitar maestro Pandit Debu Chaudhuri has taken his last breath at the age of 82. he was suffering from COVID-19 related complications.
- he was known as The Legend of Sitar and associated with the Senia or Gharana style of music.
- he has written six (6) books and composed various new ragas.
- Awards: Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri for contribution to Music.
World Laughter Day 2021
Every year, World Laughter Day is marked on the 1st Sunday of May Month across the globe. In the year 2021, it was observed on 2nd May.
- the main objective of this day is to create awareness regarding laughter and its healing benefits.
- In 1998, this day was celebrated for the first time in Mumbai on 10th May and it was arranged by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement.
World Tuna Day 2021
The day of 2nd May is observed as World Tuna Day every year across the world.
World Tuna Day: Purpose
- The main purpose of this day is to create awareness about Tuna fish and its importance to humans and earth and
- This day also promotes more sustainable fishing practices.
World Tune Day 2021 History
- In 2016, the General Assembly of the UN announced to celebrate May 2nd as World Tuna Day in order to spread awareness about the importance of conserving Tuna fish.