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Today Top Current Affairs 3rd May 2022

Today Top Current Affairs 3rd May 2022 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Top 10 Current News of the day, Important events in National Current News, and International Current News.


Maharashtra Cabinet approved ‘Maharashtra Gene Bank Project’

Maharashtra Cabinet has given its approval for the ‘Maharashtra Gene Bank’ in order to conserve genetic resources in Maharashtra including marine diversity, seeds of local crops, and animal diversity.

  • Rs 172.39 crores will be spent on these seven focus areas in the upcoming five years.
  • The  Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board (MSBB) will implement the project and will be examined by committees under the chief secretary and the principal secretary (forests). 

The ‘Maharashtra Gene Bank Project’ will work on seven areas:

  • Marine biodiversity
  • Local crop/seed varieties
  • Indigenous cattle breeds
  • Freshwater biodiversity
  • Grassland, scrubland, and animal grazing land biodiversity
  • Conservation and management plans for areas under forest right
  • Rejuvenation of forest areas.

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Andy Jassy will be new Amazon’s CEO on July 5th

Andy Jassy will be the new CEO of Amazon and will assume the charge of the CEO of Amazon on July 5th. Jassy who is the current CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), would replace Jeff Bezos as CEO of the entire company in February.

  • Bezos will be the executive chair of Amazon’s board.
  • He became part of the company in the late ’90s and was tasked with exploring what would become AWS around 2003.

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Former Amazon Music CEO Sahas Malhotra joins JioSaavn as CEO

JioSaavn has named a former Amazon Music director and entertainment industry expert Sahas Malhotra as its new CEO. Sahas Malhotra will play a role in managing the company’s efforts in the rapidly changing and fascinating Indian market.

  • Prior to this, Sahas Malhotra worked for Sony Music India and Tips Industries
  • Sahas Malhotra has worked as the business leader at Tips Music and the marketing director for Tips Film Production at Tips Industries.

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Vinay Mohan Kwatra as India’s new Foreign Secretary

Seasoned diplomat Vinay Mohan Kwatra has taken charge as India’s new foreign secretary at a time in New Delhi. Vinay Mohan Kwatra is a 1988-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer and has replaced Harsh Vardhan Shringla who retired from service. 

  • Prior to this, Mr Kwatra was serving as India’s envoy to Nepal.

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Union Bank as first public sector bank to go live on the Account Aggregator framework

Union Bank of India has become the 1st public sector bank to go live on the Account Aggregator (AA) ecosystem which facilitates sharing of financial information on a real-time basis between the regulated entities.

  • Reserve Bank of India licensed Account Aggregator (AA) ecosystem in order to enable the flow of data between Financial Information Providers (FIPs) and Financial Information Users (FIUs).
  • The Account Aggregator Ecosystem aims to help the Lenders to leverage Digital data acquired with the consent of the Customers for providing them with a seamless journey and eliminating the need of physical documentation.

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Indian Army Red Shield Division signed an MoU for ‘Manipur Super 50’

Red Shield Division of the Indian Army has signed an agreement with the State Bank of India Foundation (SBIF) and the National Integrity and Educational Development Organization (NIEDO). as per the agreement, ‘Red Shield Centre for Excellence and Wellness’ will be established in Manipur’s Bishnupur district.

  • The project ‘Manipur Super 50’ may be completed for the first batch of 50 students by the first week of July 2022.

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PV Sindhu wins a bronze at Asian Badminton Championships

India’s P.V. Sindhu has won her second Asian bronze medal and defeated defending champion Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the semifinal in Manila In Asia Badminton Championships.

  • She received her first bronze in the Asia Badminton Championships 2014 Gimcheon edition.
  • She won silver in 2016 Rio de Janeiro, and bronze in 2020 Tokyo.

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Delhi’s IGI replaces Dubai as the world’s 2nd busiest airport in March 2022

Leading global travel data operator, Official Airline Guide (OAG) has said that Delhi’s IGIA (Indira Gandhi International Airport) has emerged as the world’s second-busiest airport in March in terms of total seat capacity and frequency of domestic and international flights. the airport managed about 31.65 million domestic passengers and 5.49 million international ones.

  • Atlanta is at the top position as the largest and followed by Delhi’s airport and Dubai airport is at 2nd and 3rd.
  • Guangzhou has fallen from 4th busiest last month to 10th busiest during this period due to ongoing restrictions in China.

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Important Days

Ayushman Bharat Diwas 2022

Every year, Ayushmaan Bharat Diwas is observed on April 30th in India to uplift the ideals of Ayushman Bharat Yojna. in 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a health scheme named Ayushman Bharat Yojna in order to fulfilment of the objectives of the government of India that align with SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) of the United Nations.

  • The main aim of the Ayushman Bharat Diwas is to promote affordable healthcare facilities in the country’s remotest areas based on the Socio-Economic Caste Census database.
  • The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (PM-JAY) is an important component of the Ayushman Bharat Yojna.

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Daily Current Affairs 3rd May 2022: FAQs

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