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Today Top Current Affairs 5 January 2022

Today Top Current Affairs 5 January 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.

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National News

Union Education Minister launches AICTE prescribed books in regional languages, NEAT 3.0

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has launched NEAT 3.0 in order to offer the best-developed ed-tech solutions and courses on a single platform.

  • Dharmendra Pradhan has also launched the regional language textbooks prescribed by AICTE.

About NEAT 3.0

  • It will bridge digital divide, particularly amongst economically disadvantaged students and will meet with the knowledge-based requirements of India and the world.
  • The main purpose of the NEAT 3.0 is to provide the best-developed ed-tech solutions and courses to students on a single platform.

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GST Collection in December 2021 – Govt collects over Rs 1.29 crore

The Govt of India has collected ₹1,29,780 crore as gross GST(Goods and Services Tax) revenue in December 2021 and it is slightly lower than the revenue collected in November 2021 which was ₹1.31 lakh crore.

  • The GST revenues for December are 13% higher than collection in the same month last year and 26% higher than the GST revenues in December 2019.
  • The total revenue of the Centre and the states in December 2021 after settlements is ₹48,146 crores for CGST (Central Goods and Services Tax) and ₹49,760 crores for the SGST (State Goods and Services Tax).

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Banking News

IndusInd Bank launches ‘green fixed deposits’ for retail and corporate customers

IndusInd Bank has launched ‘green fixed deposits’ and will be useful for finance projects and firms supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • green fixed deposits will be available for both retail and corporate customers.
  • The Bank will use the proceeds for various sectors including, energy efficiency, renewable energy, green transport, sustainable food, agriculture, forestry, waste management and greenhouse gas reduction.

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Appointment News

Alka Mittal becomes 1st woman to head ONGC as CMD

Alka Mittal has been elected as the interim chairman and managing director of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for a period of six months with effect from January 1, 2022, or till the appointment of a regular incumbent to the post, or until further order. she has become the first woman to head the country’s largest oil and gas producer.

  • Alka Mittal has replaced Subhash Kumar, who retired after reaching superannuation age on December 31st, 2021.
  • Alka Mittal is a post-graduate and a doctorate in commerce. and became the 1st woman to join ONGC’s board on November 27, 2018.

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Vinod Kannan assumes charge as Vistara CEO

Vinod Kannan has assumed the charge as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the airline and has replaced Leslie Thng who was the CEO from July 16, 2017 to December 31, 2021.

  • Kannan has served as the Chief Strategy Officer in June 2019 and took over as Chief Commercial Officer in January 2020.
  • He has spent over two decades working with SIA.
  • he is post graduated with a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and University of California, Los Angeles.

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Sudan Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resigns amid political deadlock

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has decided to resign from the post. he announces his resignation amid political deadlock and a military coup that caused political deadlock and widespread pro-democracy protests in the country.

  • Abdalla Hamdok has served as the 15th Prime Minister of Sudan from 2019 to 2022.

About Sudan –

  • Sudan Capital: Khartoum;
  • Currency: Sudanese pound

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Business News

Apple becomes world’s first company to hit $3 trillion M-Cap

Apple Inc. has become the world’s first company to hit $3 trillion M-Cap. Apple’s market cap Apple hit $182.86 per share that helped to get the $3 trillion mark. however, the share value dropped and did not rise again until the market closed.

  • Apple Inc has passed $2 trillion in 2020 and over $1 trillion in 2018.

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Obituary News

World-Renowned Kenyan Conservationist Richard Leaky Dies At 77

World-renowned Kenyan conservationist and fossil hunter Richard Leakey have passed away at the age of 77. he helped prove that humankind evolved in Africa.

  • In 1984, The legendary paleoanthropologist credited for the discovery of ‘Turkana Boy’, led to groundbreaking discoveries proving that humankind evolved in Africa.

Turkana boy –

  • it is the most complete fossil Skeleton of a human ancestor ever found.

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